There are many ways to take measure of the pain, longing and despair that are said to be driving a historic opiate epidemic. But the fact that matters most for a chronic user is what it takes for just one addict to get clean.
Ten years after Israel and Hezbollah fought an inconclusive war that left more than 1,000 dead, the Lebanese Shiite militant group has transformed: It now fights like a regional military power and poses a far greater threat.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe would appoint someone to serve part of Sen. Timothy M. Kaine’s unexpired term if the Clinton-Kaine ticket wins in November. Some say McAuliffe may want to make state history by appointing a woman or a minority.
The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.