Covid protests, microchips blockade test Xi’s power in China

Unprecedented demonstrations against his ‘zero covid’ policies

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersNovember 28, 2022

Democrats join Twitter alternative Mastodon in protest of Musk

But none are quitting the prominent social network yet.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 28, 2022

Three health stories you might have missed

Long covid treatments, abortion in Georgia and federal judges.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardNovember 28, 2022

3 climate stories you may have missed over the Thanksgiving break

From congressional races in Alaska to a wildlife conference in Panama, the past few days brought a flurry of important developments for the planet.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano November 28, 2022

FCC steps up campaign against Huawei and other Chinese tech companies

The commission said it voted unanimously to adopt rules banning U.S. sales and imports of certain telecom equipment.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferNovember 28, 2022

Your guide to Congress's lame duck session

Also in today’s edition … Tory Newmyer and Peter Whoriskey go inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s courtship of a Washington regulator … High-profile Republicans gain followers in first weeks of Musk’s reign … What we’re watching this week.

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiNovember 28, 2022

Look closer. These non-political stories are political.

Hospitals on the brink. Train strike? Opioid deal. Executions halt.

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersNovember 23, 2022

Lawmakers want to know Musk’s plan to fight misinformation in Spanish

Congressional Hispanic Caucus members fear non-English users will face the brunt of his changes.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 23, 2022

Covid is no longer mainly a pandemic of the unvaccinated. Here’s why.

The trend underscores the importance of regular booster shots.

By McKenzie BeardNovember 23, 2022

How China, the world’s top climate polluter, avoids paying for the damage

The debate over what China owes to countries that are least responsible for global warming — but most harmed by its effects — has dramatically intensified in the wake of the recent U.N. Climate Change Conference in Egypt.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano November 23, 2022

The educational divide between voters is growing

Also in today's edition … McCarthy jumps on the impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas bandwagon … We could find out the winners of Alaska’s House and Senate races today … D.C. pleads for attention from the Senate and President Biden on big judicial vacancies, Meagan Flynn and Michael Brice-Saddler report.

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiNovember 23, 2022

Facebook owner says pro-U.S. online campaign had military ties

Meta has confirmed Washington Post reporting from a few months ago.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferNovember 23, 2022

At the World Cup, politics shares the spotlight with the matches

Protests on the world’s biggest stage

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersNovember 22, 2022

Tech group urges DOJ to take sides in Supreme Court's Section 230 bout

The Chamber of Progress is pushing for the Biden admin. to come to Google's defense.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 22, 2022

Broader pandemic aid fight could ensnare long covid funding

Republicans don't want to send more money towards covid.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardNovember 22, 2022

Report details how Biden can protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 without Congress

A report from the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank with close ties to the administration, focused on eight actions that the administration could take to conserve public and private lands while combating climate change, respecting tribal sovereignty, and expanding access to nature for underserved communities.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano November 22, 2022

House Democrats’ path back to the majority could run through the Supreme Court

Also in today's edition: Harris’s visit to Philippine islands could raise tensions with China … What we’re watching: Sen. Graham will appear before a grand jury in Fulton County, Ga., today.

By Theodoric Meyer, Leigh Ann Caldwell and Tobi RajiNovember 22, 2022

Midterms (mostly) in the rear-view mirror, but a tough road ahead

GOP civil war in Arizona, Trump 2024, and much much more

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersNovember 21, 2022

Musk’s use of poll to reinstate Trump sparks backlash

Democrats and civil rights leaders say it sets a dangerous precedent.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 21, 2022