Progressives (mostly) line up behind Biden’s Ukraine policy

Democratic unity helps the president navigate the crisis

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersMay 16, 2022

Crypto’s meltdown is refocusing Washington’s attention on regulating the industry

Financial watchdogs are zeroing in on stablecoins, the subset of cryptocurrencies meant to offer traders a safe harbor from the wild swings of the wider crypto market

By Tory Newmyer and Aaron SchafferMay 16, 2022

Some clinicians stress mental health care for kids questioning their gender

They say children should get a psychological evaluation before any sex reassignment treatment.

By McKenzie BeardMay 16, 2022

The Colorado River faces a climate change-driven crisis

The Colorado River plays a pivotal role in the American West, supplying water to more than 40 million people, irrigating 5 million acres of farmland, and providing critical habitat for rare fish, birds and plants.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano May 16, 2022

Pro-Russia hackers tried to disrupt the Eurovision Song Contest

It’s the latest example of hacks aimed at making a splash on the world stage.

By Joseph Marks and Aaron SchafferMay 16, 2022

Buffalo shooting shines light on Congressional inaction, GOP rhetoric

In today’s edition … The Post's Dan Balz and Marianna Sotomayor have a complete guide to the midterm elections … The week ahead in Congress: the Senate takes up Ukraine aid while the House focuses on gas prices and the baby formula shortage … Ketanji Brown Jackson on her career, values and historic confirmation to the high court … but first …

By Leigh Ann Caldwell,  Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiMay 16, 2022

Sen. King: U.S. must get better at judging ‘will to fight’

Ukraine’s resistance is a good surprise. But maybe it shouldn’t have been.

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersMay 13, 2022

The Technology 202: The future of social media could be decided by the Supreme Court

‘Everybody who thinks they have been canceled now has access to the courts’

By Will Oremus,  Naomi Nix and Aaron SchafferMay 13, 2022

The baby formula shortage has turned political

Members of Congress are demanding answers.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardMay 13, 2022

Big Oil investors reject calls for stricter climate goals — so far

Oil and gas majors on both sides of the Atlantic are scheduled to hold their annual shareholder meetings this month, and climate activists are pushing oil companies to embrace swifter climate action during the 2022 proxy season.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano May 13, 2022

The Biden administration is refining a Trump-era cyber order

The goal: let cyber military operators move quickly but with visibility for the White House and State.

By Ellen Nakashima,  Joseph Marks and Aaron SchafferMay 13, 2022

Jan. 6 committee sets up historic showdown

In today’s edition … Theo sat down with NRCC Chair Tom Emmer to discuss abortion and the midterms … President Biden and lawmakers rush to address the baby formula shortage … Senate kicks Ukraine aid vote into next week … but first …

By Theodoric Meyer,  Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiMay 13, 2022

Biden puts Putin on the couch over Ukraine

POTUS tackles the ‘what does he want?’ question

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersMay 12, 2022

Big Tech would get its own regulator under new Senate bill

Under a bill introduced by Sen. Michael F. Bennet (D-Colo.) the commission would be able to interrogate the algorithms that power major tech platforms and set new rules to force greater transparency of social media.

By Cat Zakrzewski and Aaron SchafferMay 12, 2022

Liberal-led states are rushing to protect and expand abortion access

They expect to start seeing more out-of-state women seeking abortions.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardMay 12, 2022

Raimondo fails to reassure a rattled solar industry

Top solar industry officials criticized Raimondo during a hearing for making what they viewed as misleading statements to lawmakers.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano May 12, 2022

The Federal Trade Commission has the votes to crack down on surveillance

Democrats have gained a majority with the confirmation of Alvaro Bedoya.

By Aaron Schaffer and McKenzie BeardMay 12, 2022

The Senate will pass Ukraine aid bill. The question is when.

In today’s edition … Abortion is now a midterm issue … Has the long-awaited pivot to Asia finally arrived? … Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti’s nomination is in purgatory … and the trial of Michael Sussmann is finally coming to a courtroom near you … but first …

By Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiMay 12, 2022

Russia will take ‘years’ to recover from early Ukraine setbacks

But Putin may be more dangerous now than before invasion

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersMay 11, 2022

Musk reinstating Trump could give Facebook, YouTube cover to follow suit

The move could have a "domino effect" on other platforms, said one researcher.

By Cristiano LimaMay 11, 2022