Stormy Daniels takes the stand (and Trump curses) 08 May 2024 00:27:40
This week in the first criminal trial of a former U.S. president, Stormy Daniels gave explicit and disturbing testimony and sparked an angry reaction from Donald Trump.
Stormy Daniels takes the stand (and Trump curses)
This week in the first criminal trial of a former U.S. president, Stormy Daniels gave explicit and disturbing testimony and sparked an angry reaction from Donald Trump.
How Pope Francis opened the Vatican to trans sex workers 07 May 2024 00:29:33
As Pope Francis moves to cement his legacy, he has opened the Vatican to a new community – transgender sex workers. It is a part of a broader outreach toward the LGBTQ+ community that has stirred anger and controversy inside the Catholic Church.
How Pope Francis opened the Vatican to trans sex workers
As Pope Francis moves to cement his legacy, he has opened the Vatican to a new community – transgender sex workers. It is a part of a broader outreach toward the LGBTQ+ community that has stirred anger and controversy inside the Catholic Church.
Can U.S. aid to Ukraine make a dent in the war? 06 May 2024 00:20:15
Today, whether the U.S.’s long-delayed aid to Ukraine will impact the outcome of the war.
Can U.S. aid to Ukraine make a dent in the war?
Today, whether the U.S.’s long-delayed aid to Ukraine will impact the outcome of the war.
Deep Reads: One man threatened Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Here’s what happened next. 04 May 2024 00:37:37
He threatened the congresswoman amid a mental health crisis. Then came the consequences.
Deep Reads: One man threatened Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Here’s what happened next.
He threatened the congresswoman amid a mental health crisis. Then came the consequences.
The Campaign Moment: Campus protests, a jail threat for Trump and Kristi Noem’s late dog Cricket 03 May 2024 00:28:25
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and White House reporter Cleve Wootson. They delve into the most important political moments of this past week. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Campaign Moment: Campus protests, a jail threat for Trump and Kristi Noem’s late dog Cricket
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and White House reporter Cleve Wootson. They delve into the most important political moments of this past week. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The unprecedented health-care hack that may affect you 02 May 2024 00:26:43
In February, a massive cyberattack nearly brought down the entire U.S. health system. Doctors are still reeling, and many patients don’t even know their data has been exposed. Today, Dan Diamond traces what went wrong and the new scrutiny in Congress.
The unprecedented health-care hack that may affect you
In February, a massive cyberattack nearly brought down the entire U.S. health system. Doctors are still reeling, and many patients don’t even know their data has been exposed. Today, Dan Diamond traces what went wrong and the new scrutiny in Congress.
The precarious power of Speaker Mike Johnson 01 May 2024 00:35:21
Six months after becoming speaker of the House of Representatives, Mike Johnson’s job is on the line. Today on “Post Reports,” we explore Johnson’s rise to power and his potential ouster at the hands of his Republican colleagues.
The precarious power of Speaker Mike Johnson
Six months after becoming speaker of the House of Representatives, Mike Johnson’s job is on the line. Today on “Post Reports,” we explore Johnson’s rise to power and his potential ouster at the hands of his Republican colleagues.
India's secret assassination plot on U.S. soil 30 April 2024 00:35:25
India is rising as a competitive global power. It is also joining a club of nations that aggressively target dissidents on foreign soil. Today on “Post Reports,” we dive into India’s assassination plots.
India's secret assassination plot on U.S. soil
India is rising as a competitive global power. It is also joining a club of nations that aggressively target dissidents on foreign soil. Today on “Post Reports,” we dive into India’s assassination plots.
What to know about the new bird flu outbreak 29 April 2024 00:27:31
For the first time, a virulent strain of bird flu has been detected in U.S. dairy cows. Fragments of the virus have also been found in commercial milk. Today, health reporter Lena Sun shares the latest on the outbreak and why the risk to humans remains low.
What to know about the new bird flu outbreak
For the first time, a virulent strain of bird flu has been detected in U.S. dairy cows. Fragments of the virus have also been found in commercial milk. Today, health reporter Lena Sun shares the latest on the outbreak and why the risk to humans remains low.
The Campaign Moment: The GOP's Marjorie Taylor Greene problem 26 April 2024 00:34:21
Elahe Izadi chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national politics reporter Colby Itkowitz. They delve into the most important political moments of this past week. Listen for these conversations most Fridays during the 2024 campaign.
The Campaign Moment: The GOP's Marjorie Taylor Greene problem
Elahe Izadi chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national politics reporter Colby Itkowitz. They delve into the most important political moments of this past week. Listen for these conversations most Fridays during the 2024 campaign.
One woman’s failed abortions led another to motherhood 25 April 2024 00:30:19
A young woman in Texas desperately tried to terminate her pregnancy before ultimately choosing adoption. Today on Post Reports, how abortion restrictions and fate collided to entwine two women’s lives.
One woman’s failed abortions led another to motherhood
A young woman in Texas desperately tried to terminate her pregnancy before ultimately choosing adoption. Today on Post Reports, how abortion restrictions and fate collided to entwine two women’s lives.
The mounting antiwar protests on college campuses 24 April 2024 00:31:18
Today, a look inside the pro-Palestinian protests taking root on college campuses and why universities have been struggling to respond to them.
The mounting antiwar protests on college campuses
Today, a look inside the pro-Palestinian protests taking root on college campuses and why universities have been struggling to respond to them.
TikTok might get banned. For real this time. 23 April 2024 00:23:38
The Senate is expected to pass a bipartisan bill that would force TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, to sell the platform or face a national ban. How did Congress finally achieve consensus on this?
TikTok might get banned. For real this time.
The Senate is expected to pass a bipartisan bill that would force TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, to sell the platform or face a national ban. How did Congress finally achieve consensus on this?
Can cities fine unhoused people for sleeping outside? 22 April 2024 00:31:09
Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the most significant legal challenge to the rights of unhoused people in decades. On “Post Reports,” we hear from a correspondent who visited the city at the center of the debate.
Can cities fine unhoused people for sleeping outside?
Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the most significant legal challenge to the rights of unhoused people in decades. On “Post Reports,” we hear from a correspondent who visited the city at the center of the debate.
Deep Reads: Riding the baddest bulls made him a legend. Then one broke his neck. 20 April 2024 00:52:47
Rodeo stars find meaning in navigating primal forces. No one ever went harder than J.B. Mauney.
Deep Reads: Riding the baddest bulls made him a legend. Then one broke his neck.
Rodeo stars find meaning in navigating primal forces. No one ever went harder than J.B. Mauney.
The Campaign Moment: Trump jurors and Biden on Israel 19 April 2024 00:33:03
Elahe Izadi talks with Aaron Blake and Liz Goodwin about Week 1 of Trump’s first criminal trial, how Israel is dividing Democrats in Congress, and whether GOP House Speaker Mike Johnson’s strategy to approve aid to Ukraine could cost him his job.
The Campaign Moment: Trump jurors and Biden on Israel
Elahe Izadi talks with Aaron Blake and Liz Goodwin about Week 1 of Trump’s first criminal trial, how Israel is dividing Democrats in Congress, and whether GOP House Speaker Mike Johnson’s strategy to approve aid to Ukraine could cost him his job.
America’s toxic tap water problem 18 April 2024 00:32:02
Despite being the world’s wealthiest nation, the U.S. has communities that are still exposed to toxic tap water. Today, we hear how a city in New Mexico has struggled with high levels of arsenic in its water — and how its residents are fighting back.
America’s toxic tap water problem
Despite being the world’s wealthiest nation, the U.S. has communities that are still exposed to toxic tap water. Today, we hear how a city in New Mexico has struggled with high levels of arsenic in its water — and how its residents are fighting back.
How a narco revolt pushed a peaceful nation to the brink 17 April 2024 00:37:08
A high-profile prison escape. A TV station takeover. An assault on police. Today on “Post Reports,” how powerful gangs in Ecuador pushed this historically peaceful nation to the brink and led its new president to declare war.
How a narco revolt pushed a peaceful nation to the brink
A high-profile prison escape. A TV station takeover. An assault on police. Today on “Post Reports,” how powerful gangs in Ecuador pushed this historically peaceful nation to the brink and led its new president to declare war.
Will Israel “take the win”? 16 April 2024 00:26:40
On Saturday, Iran directly attacked Israel. Now, Israel’s war cabinet is weighing possible responses as the U.S. and others have called for restraint.
Will Israel “take the win”?
On Saturday, Iran directly attacked Israel. Now, Israel’s war cabinet is weighing possible responses as the U.S. and others have called for restraint.
Day 1 of Trump's first criminal trial 15 April 2024 00:19:03
Today on Post Reports, we’re on the scene at the Manhattan courthouse where Donald Trump is facing trial in the first ever criminal prosecution of a former U.S. president.
Day 1 of Trump's first criminal trial
Today on Post Reports, we’re on the scene at the Manhattan courthouse where Donald Trump is facing trial in the first ever criminal prosecution of a former U.S. president.
The Campaign Moment: It’s 1864 in Arizona 12 April 2024 00:33:00
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez about how an abortion ruling in Arizona is threatening to upend the election, how RFK Jr.’s candidacy helps Trump, and the former president’s first criminal trial beginning next week.
The Campaign Moment: It’s 1864 in Arizona
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez about how an abortion ruling in Arizona is threatening to upend the election, how RFK Jr.’s candidacy helps Trump, and the former president’s first criminal trial beginning next week.
How will O.J. Simpson be remembered? 11 April 2024 00:25:31
O.J. Simpson has died at 76. He became a a football star, but a 1995 murder trial made him infamous. Simpson was eventually acquitted of the murder of his ex-wife and her friend – a verdict that split the public. How will he be remembered?
How will O.J. Simpson be remembered?
O.J. Simpson has died at 76. He became a a football star, but a 1995 murder trial made him infamous. Simpson was eventually acquitted of the murder of his ex-wife and her friend – a verdict that split the public. How will he be remembered?
The mounting allegations against Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs 10 April 2024 00:24:45
For decades, hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has been a music powerhouse. He’s now subject to lawsuits alleging abuse, sexual violence and sex trafficking. Today, what we know about the allegations and the ripples in the music industry.
The mounting allegations against Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs
For decades, hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has been a music powerhouse. He’s now subject to lawsuits alleging abuse, sexual violence and sex trafficking. Today, what we know about the allegations and the ripples in the music industry.
Help! I haven’t filed my taxes yet! 09 April 2024 00:24:31
The tax filing deadline is less than a week away. Personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary answers your last-minute tax questions and offers advice on what to do if you need more time to file.
Help! I haven’t filed my taxes yet!
The tax filing deadline is less than a week away. Personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary answers your last-minute tax questions and offers advice on what to do if you need more time to file.
How Trump narrowly escaped a cash crunch 08 April 2024 00:28:41
Today on “Post Reports,” Jonathan O’Connell breaks down Donald Trump’s complicated finances — and what we know about the California billionaire who covered Trump’s bond in New York.
How Trump narrowly escaped a cash crunch
Today on “Post Reports,” Jonathan O’Connell breaks down Donald Trump’s complicated finances — and what we know about the California billionaire who covered Trump’s bond in New York.
Rethinking how to clean and style your home 06 April 2024 00:25:03
Spring can be a great time to clean your space and start fresh – but it’s not always easy to do. Today, we have tips on how to finally get rid of clutter and find ways to make your space feel more like you, even if you’re renting.
Rethinking how to clean and style your home
Spring can be a great time to clean your space and start fresh – but it’s not always easy to do. Today, we have tips on how to finally get rid of clutter and find ways to make your space feel more like you, even if you’re renting.
The Campaign Moment: The MAGA purge of the GOP 05 April 2024 00:33:10
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national political reporter Isaac Arnsdorf. They talk about Biden's new abortion ad, Trump’s latest challenge in his classified documents case and the ground-up approach some Republicans are taking to influ...
The Campaign Moment: The MAGA purge of the GOP
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national political reporter Isaac Arnsdorf. They talk about Biden's new abortion ad, Trump’s latest challenge in his classified documents case and the ground-up approach some Republicans are taking to influ...
What makes 2024's total solar eclipse so special 04 April 2024 00:20:44
Today on “Post Reports,” everything you need to know about Monday’s total solar eclipse. Plus, all the science happening during this event – and what we might learn from it.
What makes 2024's total solar eclipse so special
Today on “Post Reports,” everything you need to know about Monday’s total solar eclipse. Plus, all the science happening during this event – and what we might learn from it.
March Madness, Mulkey, and no men 03 April 2024 00:30:36
After an exciting run of games during this year's women’s NCAA March Madness tournament, the final four teams are set. Today on Post Reports, two sports reporters discuss this season’s most prominent characters and why women’s basketball is having a moment.
March Madness, Mulkey, and no men
After an exciting run of games during this year's women’s NCAA March Madness tournament, the final four teams are set. Today on Post Reports, two sports reporters discuss this season’s most prominent characters and why women’s basketball is having a moment.
The Florida abortion ban that could sway the election 02 April 2024 00:23:27
What Florida’s six-week abortion ban could mean for abortion access in the South – and whether the ban will motivate Florida voters to protect abortion access at the polls in November.
The Florida abortion ban that could sway the election
What Florida’s six-week abortion ban could mean for abortion access in the South – and whether the ban will motivate Florida voters to protect abortion access at the polls in November.
How ultra-Orthodox Jews could imperil Netanyahu’s power 01 April 2024 00:20:23
Today, how ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel could upend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition government.
How ultra-Orthodox Jews could imperil Netanyahu’s power
Today, how ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel could upend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition government.
Beyoncé goes country 31 March 2024 00:34:37
On Friday, Beyoncé dropped “Cowboy Carter,” her highly anticipated salute to country music. The album sparked new conversations about the forces that define country music and about whether Beyoncé’s turn to country could reshape the industry.
Beyoncé goes country
On Friday, Beyoncé dropped “Cowboy Carter,” her highly anticipated salute to country music. The album sparked new conversations about the forces that define country music and about whether Beyoncé’s turn to country could reshape the industry.
Ronna McDaniel drama, the RFK factor and Trump 'running for his freedom' 29 March 2024 00:30:38
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and investigative political reporter Josh Dawsey. They delve into the most important political moments of this past week. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
Ronna McDaniel drama, the RFK factor and Trump 'running for his freedom'
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and investigative political reporter Josh Dawsey. They delve into the most important political moments of this past week. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Baltimore bridge collapse reveals who is most vulnerable 28 March 2024 00:29:09
Today on “Post Reports,” reporter Teo Armus walks us through what we know about the Baltimore bridge collapse — and what it says about the lives — and tragic deaths — of immigrants in tough construction jobs.
The Baltimore bridge collapse reveals who is most vulnerable
Today on “Post Reports,” reporter Teo Armus walks us through what we know about the Baltimore bridge collapse — and what it says about the lives — and tragic deaths — of immigrants in tough construction jobs.
When police officers are predators: One teen's story 27 March 2024 00:40:30
Today, the story of a teenager who was sexually abused by a police officer, and her journey to find justice.
When police officers are predators: One teen's story
Today, the story of a teenager who was sexually abused by a police officer, and her journey to find justice.
Why the Justice Department is taking on Apple’s iPhone 26 March 2024 00:20:22
Today on “Post Reports:” Why the Justice Department is going after Apple over green text bubbles. And what its lawsuit says about the Biden administration’s stance on Big Tech.
Why the Justice Department is taking on Apple’s iPhone
Today on “Post Reports:” Why the Justice Department is going after Apple over green text bubbles. And what its lawsuit says about the Biden administration’s stance on Big Tech.
Abortion, guns and the state of a divided Supreme Court 25 March 2024 00:27:00
Public trust in the Supreme Court is at historic lows, just as justices weigh in on some of the nation’s most important debates, from abortion pills to guns. Today, Ann Marimow on the state of a divided court and its attempts to regain credibility.
Abortion, guns and the state of a divided Supreme Court
Public trust in the Supreme Court is at historic lows, just as justices weigh in on some of the nation’s most important debates, from abortion pills to guns. Today, Ann Marimow on the state of a divided court and its attempts to regain credibility.
Post Opinion: What to expect when you're expecting an abortion pill argument 24 March 2024 00:21:49
On the first episode of their new podcast "Impromptu," our colleagues at Washington Post Opinions discuss what’s at stake the Supreme Court hears a case on access to mifepristone. Post columnists Ruth Marcus, Alexandra Petri and Amanda Ripley discuss how it feels to be a woman in the post-Dobbs wor...
Post Opinion: What to expect when you're expecting an abortion pill argument
On the first episode of their new podcast "Impromptu," our colleagues at Washington Post Opinions discuss what’s at stake the Supreme Court hears a case on access to mifepristone. Post columnists Ruth Marcus, Alexandra Petri and Amanda Ripley discuss how it feels to be a woman in the post-Dobbs wor...
When a viral fairy tale slams against reality 23 March 2024 00:38:54
Today on “Post Reports,” a viral fundraiser for an unhoused man triggers backlash online. And, how platforms like GoFundMe are increasingly replacing America’s social safety net.
When a viral fairy tale slams against reality
Today on “Post Reports,” a viral fundraiser for an unhoused man triggers backlash online. And, how platforms like GoFundMe are increasingly replacing America’s social safety net.
The Campaign Moment: Democrats' risky primary gamble, 'bloodbath' and more 22 March 2024 00:29:06
colleague Glenn Kessler, the editor and chief writer of The Fact Checker. They delve into the most important political moments of the week. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Campaign Moment: Democrats' risky primary gamble, 'bloodbath' and more
colleague Glenn Kessler, the editor and chief writer of The Fact Checker. They delve into the most important political moments of the week. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
Chef José Andrés on cooking in war zones 21 March 2024 00:29:55
In the last week, celebrity chef José Andrés has been at the forefront of efforts to feed people in Gaza on the brink of famine. Today on “Post Reports,” he talks to Martine Powers about how food can meet immediate needs – and be a bridge for healing.
Chef José Andrés on cooking in war zones
In the last week, celebrity chef José Andrés has been at the forefront of efforts to feed people in Gaza on the brink of famine. Today on “Post Reports,” he talks to Martine Powers about how food can meet immediate needs – and be a bridge for healing.
Nex Benedict and the rising threat to LGBTQ kids 20 March 2024 00:27:01
Nex Benedict was a nonbinary teenager living near Tulsa. Their family said they were bullied at school before their apparent suicide in February. Advocates warn that a wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is putting more young people at risk.
Nex Benedict and the rising threat to LGBTQ kids
Nex Benedict was a nonbinary teenager living near Tulsa. Their family said they were bullied at school before their apparent suicide in February. Advocates warn that a wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is putting more young people at risk.
Boeing's crisis continues. So, is it safe to fly? 19 March 2024 00:22:58
Today on “Post Reports” we dig into the string of bad news for Boeing and whether people should really be concerned about flying on one of Boeing’s planes.
Boeing's crisis continues. So, is it safe to fly?
Today on “Post Reports” we dig into the string of bad news for Boeing and whether people should really be concerned about flying on one of Boeing’s planes.
Two Italian men became parents. Soon they could be outlaws. 18 March 2024 00:25:14
The Italian Parliament is expected to pass a law that makes overseas surrogacy a crime, which would eliminate the last pathway to parenthood for many same-sex couples. It’s part of a wave of efforts around the world trying to reshape what families look like.
Two Italian men became parents. Soon they could be outlaws.
The Italian Parliament is expected to pass a law that makes overseas surrogacy a crime, which would eliminate the last pathway to parenthood for many same-sex couples. It’s part of a wave of efforts around the world trying to reshape what families look like.
Deep Reads: The Hero 16 March 2024 01:24:33
Rich Fierro fought in America’s war on terror. Then terror found him at home.
Deep Reads: The Hero
Rich Fierro fought in America’s war on terror. Then terror found him at home.
The Campaign Moment: Key X factors in the Biden vs. Trump rematch 15 March 2024 00:31:40
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and Washington Post polling director Scott Clement about the week in politics. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Campaign Moment: Key X factors in the Biden vs. Trump rematch
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and Washington Post polling director Scott Clement about the week in politics. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
A dangerous power vacuum in Haiti 14 March 2024 00:32:12
Haiti is in a pivotal moment. The prime minister announced his resignation this week to make way for a transitional presidential council that will attempt to bring stability to the Caribbean nation.
A dangerous power vacuum in Haiti
Haiti is in a pivotal moment. The prime minister announced his resignation this week to make way for a transitional presidential council that will attempt to bring stability to the Caribbean nation.
He used to campaign for Biden. Then Gaza happened. 13 March 2024 00:30:00
This week President Biden and former president Donald Trump clinched the nominations for their respective parties. Where do dissatisfied voters go from here? Today, we travel to Michigan to follow a former Biden organizer who wants Biden to lose.
He used to campaign for Biden. Then Gaza happened.
This week President Biden and former president Donald Trump clinched the nominations for their respective parties. Where do dissatisfied voters go from here? Today, we travel to Michigan to follow a former Biden organizer who wants Biden to lose.
College athletes are unionizing. Could this change sports? 12 March 2024 00:25:43
In a historic move, the Dartmouth men’s basketball team has voted to unionize, just ahead of the NCAA’s March Madness tournament. It’s part of a larger movement of student-athletes seeking better pay and conditions, possibly transforming college sports.
College athletes are unionizing. Could this change sports?
In a historic move, the Dartmouth men’s basketball team has voted to unionize, just ahead of the NCAA’s March Madness tournament. It’s part of a larger movement of student-athletes seeking better pay and conditions, possibly transforming college sports.
The improbable U.S. plan to revitalize a Palestinian security force 11 March 2024 00:24:49
Today, the history of the Palestinian Authority, and whether its security forces are up to the challenge of helping to stabilize a post-war Gaza.
The improbable U.S. plan to revitalize a Palestinian security force
Today, the history of the Palestinian Authority, and whether its security forces are up to the challenge of helping to stabilize a post-war Gaza.
The Campaign Moment: State of the Union and what Super Tuesday says 08 March 2024 00:34:31
Elahe Izadi chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national politics reporter Colby Itkowitz about the week in politics. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Campaign Moment: State of the Union and what Super Tuesday says
Elahe Izadi chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national politics reporter Colby Itkowitz about the week in politics. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Oscars are Sunday. Here’s what to catch up on. 07 March 2024 00:40:16
Today, we talk about the movies that have been nominated for best picture at the Oscars; what to see, what to skip and what we loved, ahead of the awards Sunday night.
The Oscars are Sunday. Here’s what to catch up on.
Today, we talk about the movies that have been nominated for best picture at the Oscars; what to see, what to skip and what we loved, ahead of the awards Sunday night.
Biden’s plan to keep the White House 06 March 2024 00:33:42
The results of Super Tuesday set up a highly likely rematch between President Biden and former president Donald Trump. Today on “Post Reports,” the hurdles that the Biden campaign has to overcome in order to secure a victory in November.
Biden’s plan to keep the White House
The results of Super Tuesday set up a highly likely rematch between President Biden and former president Donald Trump. Today on “Post Reports,” the hurdles that the Biden campaign has to overcome in order to secure a victory in November.
Will the courts hold Trump accountable before November? 05 March 2024 00:22:01
Many people had hoped that the highest-profile court cases involving Donald Trump would be resolved before the general election in November. That’s looking increasingly unlikely.
Will the courts hold Trump accountable before November?
Many people had hoped that the highest-profile court cases involving Donald Trump would be resolved before the general election in November. That’s looking increasingly unlikely.
The new covid rules – and a measles comeback. Again. 04 March 2024 00:30:28
Am I contagious? U.S. health officials have dropped five-day isolation guidelines for people who get covid, prompting a mix of relief and confusion. Today, The Post’s Lena Sun breaks down what’s behind the shift. Plus, the latest on measles in Florida.
The new covid rules – and a measles comeback. Again.
Am I contagious? U.S. health officials have dropped five-day isolation guidelines for people who get covid, prompting a mix of relief and confusion. Today, The Post’s Lena Sun breaks down what’s behind the shift. Plus, the latest on measles in Florida.
The Campaign Moment: McConnell, Trump trials and Super Tuesday 01 March 2024 00:29:15
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national reporter Amy Gardner, who covers voting, about the week in politics. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
The Campaign Moment: McConnell, Trump trials and Super Tuesday
Martine Powers chats with Aaron Blake, author of the Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, and national reporter Amy Gardner, who covers voting, about the week in politics. Listen for these conversations every Friday during the 2024 campaign.
Why immigration has strengthened the economy 29 February 2024 00:24:40
A record number of migrants have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in recent years, and Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on a solution to address the crisis. But data shows that this surge has strengthened the U.S. economy.
Why immigration has strengthened the economy
A record number of migrants have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in recent years, and Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on a solution to address the crisis. But data shows that this surge has strengthened the U.S. economy.
The fight to keep Black moms and babies alive 28 February 2024 00:38:04
After traumatic pregnancies, Mimi Bingham needed another way. Then, she discovered a coalition of Black birth workers who forever changed her life. Today, we tell the story of Mimi and the birth workers fighting a nationwide maternal health emergency.
The fight to keep Black moms and babies alive
After traumatic pregnancies, Mimi Bingham needed another way. Then, she discovered a coalition of Black birth workers who forever changed her life. Today, we tell the story of Mimi and the birth workers fighting a nationwide maternal health emergency.
Why students applying for financial aid are in limbo 27 February 2024 00:22:06
A new version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form promised an easier path for students to access financial aid for college. But the rollout has been far from easy.
Why students applying for financial aid are in limbo
A new version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form promised an easier path for students to access financial aid for college. But the rollout has been far from easy.
The balance of the Ukraine war rests on aid 26 February 2024 00:25:41
Two years after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, we talk about the state of the war, and the role foreign aid – or lack thereof – could play in Ukraine’s ability to keep holding off Russia.
The balance of the Ukraine war rests on aid
Two years after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, we talk about the state of the war, and the role foreign aid – or lack thereof – could play in Ukraine’s ability to keep holding off Russia.
How to reset your relationship with exercise at any age 24 February 2024 00:20:42
Exercising can be intimidating. Any New Year’s resolutions you made might feel overly ambitious and hard to keep. But fitness science tells us that exercise is linked to longevity and staying young.
How to reset your relationship with exercise at any age
Exercising can be intimidating. Any New Year’s resolutions you made might feel overly ambitious and hard to keep. But fitness science tells us that exercise is linked to longevity and staying young.
The Campaign Moment: Trump VP chatter, the Biden impeachment inquiry and more 23 February 2024 00:31:56
Aaron Blake, the author of the new Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, joins host Martine Powers and senior national political correspondent Ashley Parker to talk about the week in politics. It’s a new Friday chat on “Post Reports” that you’ll hear during the 2024 campaign year.
The Campaign Moment: Trump VP chatter, the Biden impeachment inquiry and more
Aaron Blake, the author of the new Post newsletter The Campaign Moment, joins host Martine Powers and senior national political correspondent Ashley Parker to talk about the week in politics. It’s a new Friday chat on “Post Reports” that you’ll hear during the 2024 campaign year.
The fragile future of IVF in Alabama 22 February 2024 00:18:55
On Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are legally people and that someone can be held liable for destroying them. Today on “Post Reports,” how the first-of-its-kind ruling has complicated women’s health care in the state and its implications across the country.
The fragile future of IVF in Alabama
On Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are legally people and that someone can be held liable for destroying them. Today on “Post Reports,” how the first-of-its-kind ruling has complicated women’s health care in the state and its implications across the country.
Can Tesla’s Full Self-Driving mode be trusted? 21 February 2024 00:27:09
Today, as automakers race toward a driverless future, The Post’s technology reporter Trisha Thadani breaks down a Post investigation into a 2022 car crash in Colorado and the questions it raises about new self-driving technology on the road now.
Can Tesla’s Full Self-Driving mode be trusted?
Today, as automakers race toward a driverless future, The Post’s technology reporter Trisha Thadani breaks down a Post investigation into a 2022 car crash in Colorado and the questions it raises about new self-driving technology on the road now.
Navalny’s legacy 20 February 2024 00:28:32
The death of Vladimir Putin's largest opponent, Alexei Navalny, has rocked hopes of democracy in Russia. We speak with The Post's David M. Herszenhorn, who covered Navalny in Russia, about the impact of his death and Putin's tightening grip on power.
Navalny’s legacy
The death of Vladimir Putin's largest opponent, Alexei Navalny, has rocked hopes of democracy in Russia. We speak with The Post's David M. Herszenhorn, who covered Navalny in Russia, about the impact of his death and Putin's tightening grip on power.
Deep Reads: The judgment of São Miguel 17 February 2024 00:31:39
A Catholic priest, an evangelical pastor and the battle for souls in the deepest Amazon. This bonus episode is part of our Deep Reads series, which showcases narrative journalism at The Post.
Deep Reads: The judgment of São Miguel
A Catholic priest, an evangelical pastor and the battle for souls in the deepest Amazon. This bonus episode is part of our Deep Reads series, which showcases narrative journalism at The Post.
The Campaign Moment: From Trump to Swift 16 February 2024 00:33:36
Aaron Blake, the author of the new Post newsletter “The Campaign Moment,” joins host Martine Powers and politics reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell to talk about the week in politics. It’s the start of a new Friday chat on Post Reports that you’ll hear during the 2024 campaign year.
The Campaign Moment: From Trump to Swift
Aaron Blake, the author of the new Post newsletter “The Campaign Moment,” joins host Martine Powers and politics reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell to talk about the week in politics. It’s the start of a new Friday chat on Post Reports that you’ll hear during the 2024 campaign year.
The destabilizing force of AI deepfakes in politics 15 February 2024 00:22:48
AI-generated content seems to be getting more realistic every day. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about how it’s already been a factor in the 2024 presidential campaign, and in elections around the world.
The destabilizing force of AI deepfakes in politics
AI-generated content seems to be getting more realistic every day. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about how it’s already been a factor in the 2024 presidential campaign, and in elections around the world.
Why many older women are saying “I don’t” to marriage 14 February 2024 00:26:26
Whether they are widowed, divorced,or have never married, more women over the age of 50 are choosing the single life. It has nothing to do with love and everything to do with protecting their finances.
Why many older women are saying “I don’t” to marriage
Whether they are widowed, divorced,or have never married, more women over the age of 50 are choosing the single life. It has nothing to do with love and everything to do with protecting their finances.
The growing dissent over Biden’s Israel policy 13 February 2024 00:32:20
President Biden’s defense of Israel amid the war in Gaza has roiled his administration. Today on “Post Reports,” we hear from officials who resigned over Biden’s policies. The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb also explains Biden’s bond with Israel.
The growing dissent over Biden’s Israel policy
President Biden’s defense of Israel amid the war in Gaza has roiled his administration. Today on “Post Reports,” we hear from officials who resigned over Biden’s policies. The Post’s Yasmeen Abutaleb also explains Biden’s bond with Israel.
The “last refuge” in Gaza 12 February 2024 00:18:23
Today on “Post Reports,” Israel’s latest operation in Gaza, and what it tells us about its strategy in the war.
The “last refuge” in Gaza
Today on “Post Reports,” Israel’s latest operation in Gaza, and what it tells us about its strategy in the war.
We all watch football. But who is playing it? 11 February 2024 00:26:31
Today on a bonus episode of “Post Reports” in honor of the Super Bowl, we go to one of the communities where tackle football still reigns.
We all watch football. But who is playing it?
Today on a bonus episode of “Post Reports” in honor of the Super Bowl, we go to one of the communities where tackle football still reigns.
Biden's fury over the special counsel report 09 February 2024 00:17:32
A special counsel report on President Biden concluded that he would not be charged for mishandling sensitive documents. Yet the report painted a scathing picture of the president’s memory, refueling attacks on his mental agility as he faces reelection.
Biden's fury over the special counsel report
A special counsel report on President Biden concluded that he would not be charged for mishandling sensitive documents. Yet the report painted a scathing picture of the president’s memory, refueling attacks on his mental agility as he faces reelection.
Supreme Court seems ready to keep Trump on the ballot 08 February 2024 00:23:38
The Supreme Court seemed prepared to keep Donald Trump on the Colorado ballot Thursday, expressing concern about a single state disqualifying a candidate from seeking national office. Today on the show, we break down what we heard and what it means.
Supreme Court seems ready to keep Trump on the ballot
The Supreme Court seemed prepared to keep Donald Trump on the Colorado ballot Thursday, expressing concern about a single state disqualifying a candidate from seeking national office. Today on the show, we break down what we heard and what it means.
Why El Salvador elected a self-proclaimed 'coolest dictator' 07 February 2024 00:30:38
On Sunday, President Nayib Bukele won reelection in El Salvador in a landslide. Today, The Post’s Mary Beth Sheridan addresses what’s behind Bukele’s striking popularity, his self-proclaimed nickname on social media and his controversial war on gangs.
Why El Salvador elected a self-proclaimed 'coolest dictator'
On Sunday, President Nayib Bukele won reelection in El Salvador in a landslide. Today, The Post’s Mary Beth Sheridan addresses what’s behind Bukele’s striking popularity, his self-proclaimed nickname on social media and his controversial war on gangs.
The 91-year-old fighting to kick Trump off the ballot 06 February 2024 00:33:53
Today on “Post Reports,” we’re going deep on Trump v. Anderson, the Supreme Court case that could reshape the course of the 2024 election.
The 91-year-old fighting to kick Trump off the ballot
Today on “Post Reports,” we’re going deep on Trump v. Anderson, the Supreme Court case that could reshape the course of the 2024 election.
Iran’s proxy attacks in the Middle East 05 February 2024 00:28:25
After a drone attack killed three U.S. soldiers in Jordan last week, the United States struck more than 85 targets in Iraq and Syria on Friday. The U.S. response is the latest escalation in a widening conflict in the Middle East.
Iran’s proxy attacks in the Middle East
After a drone attack killed three U.S. soldiers in Jordan last week, the United States struck more than 85 targets in Iraq and Syria on Friday. The U.S. response is the latest escalation in a widening conflict in the Middle East.
Deep Reads: Ripples of hate 03 February 2024 00:32:43
An incident at a Brooklyn playground tied to the heightened emotions of the Israel-Gaza war sets off a spiral of anger, leaving a father wondering: “What is justice now?” This bonus episode is part of our Deep Reads series, which showcases narrative journalism at The Post.
Deep Reads: Ripples of hate
An incident at a Brooklyn playground tied to the heightened emotions of the Israel-Gaza war sets off a spiral of anger, leaving a father wondering: “What is justice now?” This bonus episode is part of our Deep Reads series, which showcases narrative journalism at The Post.
The Texas border city caught in a constitutional crisis 02 February 2024 00:25:39
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is in a standoff with the U.S. government over who controls the Texas border with Mexico. That fight has centered on the border city of Eagle Pass, where Abbott has seized a park and is testing the limits of the Constitution.
The Texas border city caught in a constitutional crisis
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is in a standoff with the U.S. government over who controls the Texas border with Mexico. That fight has centered on the border city of Eagle Pass, where Abbott has seized a park and is testing the limits of the Constitution.
Why Mark Zuckerberg apologized 01 February 2024 00:28:43
On Wednesday, U.S. senators hammered major tech CEOs for not doing more to prevent child abuse online. Today on “Post Reports,” we dive into the takeaways from a contentious Senate hearing amid rising concerns about the well-being of youth online.
Why Mark Zuckerberg apologized
On Wednesday, U.S. senators hammered major tech CEOs for not doing more to prevent child abuse online. Today on “Post Reports,” we dive into the takeaways from a contentious Senate hearing amid rising concerns about the well-being of youth online.
The broken promises of the NFL’s concussion settlement 31 January 2024 00:21:45
The “landmark” settlement promised payouts for suffering players. But a Washington Post investigation found that strict guidelines and aggressive reviews have led to denials for hundreds of players diagnosed with dementia, including many who died with CTE.
The broken promises of the NFL’s concussion settlement
The “landmark” settlement promised payouts for suffering players. But a Washington Post investigation found that strict guidelines and aggressive reviews have led to denials for hundreds of players diagnosed with dementia, including many who died with CTE.
The debate over gas stoves reignites 30 January 2024 00:19:58
This week, the Energy Department announced new standards for gas stoves made after 2028. The government isn’t coming for your gas stoves — but should it? We talk about the risks with Climate Coach columnist Michael Coren.
The debate over gas stoves reignites
This week, the Energy Department announced new standards for gas stoves made after 2028. The government isn’t coming for your gas stoves — but should it? We talk about the risks with Climate Coach columnist Michael Coren.
What the U.N. court ruling means for Israel and Gaza 29 January 2024 00:20:52
On Friday, the International Court of Justice ordered Israel to do more to prevent civilian deaths in Gaza. South Africa brought the case to the court, alleging that Israel is committing genocide. Today, we break down the court’s ruling.
What the U.N. court ruling means for Israel and Gaza
On Friday, the International Court of Justice ordered Israel to do more to prevent civilian deaths in Gaza. South Africa brought the case to the court, alleging that Israel is committing genocide. Today, we break down the court’s ruling.
The ‘love languages’ are popular. Are they real? 26 January 2024 00:22:04
Since the ’90s, couples have turned to the theory of the five “love languages” to help navigate relationship pitfalls. But a new scientific paper suggests that the science behind the idea is shaky.
The ‘love languages’ are popular. Are they real?
Since the ’90s, couples have turned to the theory of the five “love languages” to help navigate relationship pitfalls. But a new scientific paper suggests that the science behind the idea is shaky.
How one abortion ad changed an election 25 January 2024 00:34:50
As candidates and political strategists on both sides look at how to handle the abortion issue in 2024, all eyes have been on one viral ad credited with reelecting a Democrat in Kentucky. Today on “Post Reports,” we hear from the young woman behind it.
How one abortion ad changed an election
As candidates and political strategists on both sides look at how to handle the abortion issue in 2024, all eyes have been on one viral ad credited with reelecting a Democrat in Kentucky. Today on “Post Reports,” we hear from the young woman behind it.
Trump won again. Now what happens? 24 January 2024 00:16:46
Today in an early edition of “Post Reports,” we recap the New Hampshire primary results. Trump won decisively – but the results show divisions in the GOP. Plus, the unusual write-in campaign in the Democratic race that led President Biden to victory.
Trump won again. Now what happens?
Today in an early edition of “Post Reports,” we recap the New Hampshire primary results. Trump won decisively – but the results show divisions in the GOP. Plus, the unusual write-in campaign in the Democratic race that led President Biden to victory.
Tracking the Trump trials 23 January 2024 00:22:12
Trump is juggling campaign events and courtroom appearances for the many cases he’s fighting. Today on Post Reports, we break down these legal battles and what they could mean for Trump’s political future.
Tracking the Trump trials
Trump is juggling campaign events and courtroom appearances for the many cases he’s fighting. Today on Post Reports, we break down these legal battles and what they could mean for Trump’s political future.
Haley’s make-or-break moment in New Hampshire 22 January 2024 00:30:09
New Hampshire is a make-or-break moment for Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor challenging Trump for the Republican nomination. Plus – on the Democrats’ side – why Biden isn’t on the ballot, and who is.
Haley’s make-or-break moment in New Hampshire
New Hampshire is a make-or-break moment for Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor challenging Trump for the Republican nomination. Plus – on the Democrats’ side – why Biden isn’t on the ballot, and who is.
Deep Reads: The real cost of one man’s $1 million stereo 20 January 2024 00:31:15
Ken Fritz turned his home into an audiophile’s dream — the world’s greatest hi-fi. What would it mean in the end? This bonus episode is part of our Deep Reads series, which showcases narrative journalism at The Post.
Deep Reads: The real cost of one man’s $1 million stereo
Ken Fritz turned his home into an audiophile’s dream — the world’s greatest hi-fi. What would it mean in the end? This bonus episode is part of our Deep Reads series, which showcases narrative journalism at The Post.
How to spot (and avoid) ultra-processed foods 19 January 2024 00:23:24
Ultra-processed foods are designed to be tasty and absorb easily — but they’re not good for us. Today on “Post Reports,” a food columnist explains how ultra-processed food is actually made and gives tips for simple, healthier swaps.
How to spot (and avoid) ultra-processed foods
Ultra-processed foods are designed to be tasty and absorb easily — but they’re not good for us. Today on “Post Reports,” a food columnist explains how ultra-processed food is actually made and gives tips for simple, healthier swaps.
A famine looms in Gaza 18 January 2024 00:26:11
As Israel continues to wage its military campaign against Hamas, we break down why it has blocked humanitarian aid — including food — into Gaza. Hunger and disease now threaten hundreds of thousands of people in Gaza.
A famine looms in Gaza
As Israel continues to wage its military campaign against Hamas, we break down why it has blocked humanitarian aid — including food — into Gaza. Hunger and disease now threaten hundreds of thousands of people in Gaza.
Coronavirus, mpox and rabies: A tale of three viruses 17 January 2024 00:28:03
Today, we dissect three recent public health responses to learn about the world’s ability to prevent outbreaks – covid and beyond – in 2024.
Coronavirus, mpox and rabies: A tale of three viruses
Today, we dissect three recent public health responses to learn about the world’s ability to prevent outbreaks – covid and beyond – in 2024.
The U.S., Yemen and the risk of regional escalation 16 January 2024 00:17:49
After the Biden administration launched airstrikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen, the group attacked a U.S. cargo carrier. U.S. officials say that their operations are limited and that they do not want to be drawn into a larger conflict, but is that possible?
The U.S., Yemen and the risk of regional escalation
After the Biden administration launched airstrikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen, the group attacked a U.S. cargo carrier. U.S. officials say that their operations are limited and that they do not want to be drawn into a larger conflict, but is that possible?
Why a Trump win in Iowa may not mean victory later 12 January 2024 00:31:05
Despite Donald Trump leading in the polls, victory in the GOP presidential primaries isn’t certain. Ahead of the Iowa caucuses, Trump hopes to extinguish his opponents. But history has shown that not every winner in Iowa goes on to become the nominee.
Why a Trump win in Iowa may not mean victory later
Despite Donald Trump leading in the polls, victory in the GOP presidential primaries isn’t certain. Ahead of the Iowa caucuses, Trump hopes to extinguish his opponents. But history has shown that not every winner in Iowa goes on to become the nominee.
The global stakes of Taiwan’s election 11 January 2024 00:29:38
Voters across Taiwan head to the polls Saturday in an election that could reverberate around the world. As pressure tactics increase from Beijing, the island of 23 million faces existential questions about how to preserve its identity and fend off war.
The global stakes of Taiwan’s election
Voters across Taiwan head to the polls Saturday in an election that could reverberate around the world. As pressure tactics increase from Beijing, the island of 23 million faces existential questions about how to preserve its identity and fend off war.
What we know about Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 10 January 2024 00:24:20
A terrifying accident on an Alaska Airlines flight has put renewed scrutiny on Boeing, the airline industry titan, which has seen a series of accidents and mechanical failures in recent years.
What we know about Alaska Airlines Flight 1282
A terrifying accident on an Alaska Airlines flight has put renewed scrutiny on Boeing, the airline industry titan, which has seen a series of accidents and mechanical failures in recent years.
Trump wants revenge in 2024 09 January 2024 00:21:25
If he wins reelection, former president Donald Trump will probably seek revenge on his political enemies. He remains the front-runner, but it’s unclear how that message of retribution will play with the general electorate.
Trump wants revenge in 2024
If he wins reelection, former president Donald Trump will probably seek revenge on his political enemies. He remains the front-runner, but it’s unclear how that message of retribution will play with the general electorate.
Is Florida cracking the push for cheaper medicine? 08 January 2024 00:21:36
After a years-long push, the Food and Drug Administration just allowed Florida to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. This decision follows decades of frustration with U.S. drug prices and could open the door for other states to do the same.
Is Florida cracking the push for cheaper medicine?
After a years-long push, the Food and Drug Administration just allowed Florida to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. This decision follows decades of frustration with U.S. drug prices and could open the door for other states to do the same.
Harvard and the growing battle over DEI in America 05 January 2024 00:17:04
Harvard’s first Black president, Claudine Gay, resigned this week amid pressure over plagiarism allegations and her comments about antisemitism on campus. For conservative activists, though, her downfall was a victory against diversity initiatives.
Harvard and the growing battle over DEI in America
Harvard’s first Black president, Claudine Gay, resigned this week amid pressure over plagiarism allegations and her comments about antisemitism on campus. For conservative activists, though, her downfall was a victory against diversity initiatives.
Attacks in Beirut and Baghdad, and fears of a wider war 04 January 2024 00:18:10
A Hamas leader killed in Beirut. U.S. strikes in Baghdad. This week, tensions in the Middle East have been rising – and with them, the specter of a widening Israel-Gaza war. Our correspondent in Beirut joins us to explain what happened this week.
Attacks in Beirut and Baghdad, and fears of a wider war
A Hamas leader killed in Beirut. U.S. strikes in Baghdad. This week, tensions in the Middle East have been rising – and with them, the specter of a widening Israel-Gaza war. Our correspondent in Beirut joins us to explain what happened this week.
How record migration is testing Biden 03 January 2024 00:24:40
A record number of migrants have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border, as war and poverty push people from their homes worldwide. The Post’s Nick Miroff reported from the border and saw how the Biden administration is grappling with migration as we enter a pivotal election year.
How record migration is testing Biden
A record number of migrants have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border, as war and poverty push people from their homes worldwide. The Post’s Nick Miroff reported from the border and saw how the Biden administration is grappling with migration as we enter a pivotal election year.
The recession that wasn't 02 January 2024 00:22:34
It’s a new year and the economic forecast for 2024 is looking strong – but that doesn’t quite align with how many Americans feel. What does that mean for the president heading into an election year?
The recession that wasn't
It’s a new year and the economic forecast for 2024 is looking strong – but that doesn’t quite align with how many Americans feel. What does that mean for the president heading into an election year?
‘Field Trip’: Gates of the Arctic National Park 30 December 2023 01:02:37
Today we join Lillian Cunningham on a “Field Trip” to one of the most remote and least-visited national parks as she confronts the question facing its future: whether a portion of this untouched wilderness will soon include a path for industry.
‘Field Trip’: Gates of the Arctic National Park
Today we join Lillian Cunningham on a “Field Trip” to one of the most remote and least-visited national parks as she confronts the question facing its future: whether a portion of this untouched wilderness will soon include a path for industry.
Can’t sleep? ‘Try This.’ 29 December 2023 00:09:40
“Try This” from The Washington Post is a series of audio courses designed to jump-start the parts of life where we can all use a few pointers — with pithy, snackable solutions you can easily use. The first course is about how to get better sleep.
Can’t sleep? ‘Try This.’
“Try This” from The Washington Post is a series of audio courses designed to jump-start the parts of life where we can all use a few pointers — with pithy, snackable solutions you can easily use. The first course is about how to get better sleep.
‘Throughline’: There Will Be Bananas 28 December 2023 00:57:27
The banana is a staple of the American diet and has been for generations. But how did this exotic tropical fruit become so commonplace? Today on “Post Reports,” Martine Powers shares an episode of one of her favorite podcasts, “Throughline.”
‘Throughline’: There Will Be Bananas
The banana is a staple of the American diet and has been for generations. But how did this exotic tropical fruit become so commonplace? Today on “Post Reports,” Martine Powers shares an episode of one of her favorite podcasts, “Throughline.”
Applying for college after the end of affirmative action 27 December 2023 00:27:37
The Supreme Court’s decision to end race-based affirmative action in college admissions sent counselors scrambling and students worrying about their chances. For two seniors, it made them totally rethink their applications – in very different ways.
Applying for college after the end of affirmative action
The Supreme Court’s decision to end race-based affirmative action in college admissions sent counselors scrambling and students worrying about their chances. For two seniors, it made them totally rethink their applications – in very different ways.
Ava DuVernay on making a film her way 26 December 2023 00:21:41
Some people said Isabel Wilkerson’s book “Caste” was unadaptable. The subject matter was too heavy and too academic. But Ava DuVernay had a vision – and she pursued an unusual funding model to get her new film “Origin” made.
Ava DuVernay on making a film her way
Some people said Isabel Wilkerson’s book “Caste” was unadaptable. The subject matter was too heavy and too academic. But Ava DuVernay had a vision – and she pursued an unusual funding model to get her new film “Origin” made.
A murdered peace activist and a war in her name 22 December 2023 00:38:19
Canadian Israeli activist Vivian Silver dedicated her life to peace. When she was killed in the Oct. 7 attacks, her sons faced an impossible question: Is peace still worth fighting for?
A murdered peace activist and a war in her name
Canadian Israeli activist Vivian Silver dedicated her life to peace. When she was killed in the Oct. 7 attacks, her sons faced an impossible question: Is peace still worth fighting for?
What you don’t know about assisted living in America 21 December 2023 00:24:37
Patients with memory problems walk away from assisted-living facilities just about every day in America; many die. The Post examines a pattern of neglect in America’s booming assisted-living industry.
What you don’t know about assisted living in America
Patients with memory problems walk away from assisted-living facilities just about every day in America; many die. The Post examines a pattern of neglect in America’s booming assisted-living industry.
Colorado kicked Trump off the ballot. What’s next for 2024? 20 December 2023 00:16:34
In a momentous ruling that may shape U.S. political history, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that former president Donald Trump engaged in insurrection and is therefore disqualified from the presidency.
Colorado kicked Trump off the ballot. What’s next for 2024?
In a momentous ruling that may shape U.S. political history, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that former president Donald Trump engaged in insurrection and is therefore disqualified from the presidency.
Is Israel running out of goodwill? 19 December 2023 00:26:11
U.S. support of Israel’s war in Gaza has been unwavering – but as the civilian death toll climbs, international calls for a ceasefire are growing. Today, the mounting concern over Israel’s tactics and how the Biden administration is responding.
Is Israel running out of goodwill?
U.S. support of Israel’s war in Gaza has been unwavering – but as the civilian death toll climbs, international calls for a ceasefire are growing. Today, the mounting concern over Israel’s tactics and how the Biden administration is responding.
Harvard, big-tech money, and the whistleblower 18 December 2023 00:25:43
As social media disinformation grows, academics are studying its harms. But big-tech funding at universities is creating a fraught power dynamic that recently erupted at Harvard, where a researcher claimed Meta forced her ouster amid critical research.
Harvard, big-tech money, and the whistleblower
As social media disinformation grows, academics are studying its harms. But big-tech funding at universities is creating a fraught power dynamic that recently erupted at Harvard, where a researcher claimed Meta forced her ouster amid critical research.
Deep Reads: Their sons’ lives ended in gunfire. In grief, they found a second act. 16 December 2023 00:19:26
After losing their children to gun violence, these moms turned their ‘pain into purpose,’ performing in a play to empower and uplift other grieving women. This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a collection of new, occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: Their sons’ lives ended in gunfire. In grief, they found a second act.
After losing their children to gun violence, these moms turned their ‘pain into purpose,’ performing in a play to empower and uplift other grieving women. This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a collection of new, occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
The last endangered whale in captivity 15 December 2023 00:42:19
After half-a-century in a tank, a beloved orca named Tokitae was about to be freed. Then her life ended, and a moment of reckoning began.
The last endangered whale in captivity
After half-a-century in a tank, a beloved orca named Tokitae was about to be freed. Then her life ended, and a moment of reckoning began.
The climate clues buried under Greenland’s ice sheet 14 December 2023 00:21:41
Scientists came to Greenland on an unprecedented mission to drill for rocks that would reveal the fate of the country’s fast-melting ice sheet. A sudden crack in the ice threatened their experiment.
The climate clues buried under Greenland’s ice sheet
Scientists came to Greenland on an unprecedented mission to drill for rocks that would reveal the fate of the country’s fast-melting ice sheet. A sudden crack in the ice threatened their experiment.
The woman who took on the Texas abortion ban 13 December 2023 00:20:42
Kate Cox caught the attention of the nation last week when she asked a Texas judge for permission to end her pregnancy. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to Caroline Kitchener about the new legal battles over abortion access.
The woman who took on the Texas abortion ban
Kate Cox caught the attention of the nation last week when she asked a Texas judge for permission to end her pregnancy. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to Caroline Kitchener about the new legal battles over abortion access.
Does the GOP race for second even matter? 12 December 2023 00:26:54
Nikki Haley is up, Ron DeSantis is down and Trump is still trouncing both of them. Today, we’re debriefing on the Republican presidential primary and how Trump’s legal battles are shaping the race.
Does the GOP race for second even matter?
Nikki Haley is up, Ron DeSantis is down and Trump is still trouncing both of them. Today, we’re debriefing on the Republican presidential primary and how Trump’s legal battles are shaping the race.
Free speech, antisemitism, and the university fallout 11 December 2023 00:24:33
College campuses across the United States are embroiled in conflict over free speech amid the Israel-Gaza war. The stakes are so high that the University of Pennsylvania’s president resigned after a congressional hearing on antisemitism.
Free speech, antisemitism, and the university fallout
College campuses across the United States are embroiled in conflict over free speech amid the Israel-Gaza war. The stakes are so high that the University of Pennsylvania’s president resigned after a congressional hearing on antisemitism.
How a neuroscientist beats winter depression 08 December 2023 00:17:56
Each year, millions of people experience seasonal affective disorder or SAD. Today we talk to neuroscientist-turned-journalist Richard Sima about how to get ready for the change in season and beat the winter depression.
How a neuroscientist beats winter depression
Each year, millions of people experience seasonal affective disorder or SAD. Today we talk to neuroscientist-turned-journalist Richard Sima about how to get ready for the change in season and beat the winter depression.
How to keep junk mail out of your mailbox 07 December 2023 00:15:28
Americans are inundated with junk mail in their physical mailboxes. Climate coach Michael Coren tried to manage the flood – and his techniques actually worked.
How to keep junk mail out of your mailbox
Americans are inundated with junk mail in their physical mailboxes. Climate coach Michael Coren tried to manage the flood – and his techniques actually worked.
Why Ukraine’s counteroffensive failed to deliver 06 December 2023 00:25:07
The war in Ukraine has reached a critical point. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hoped for victory in 2023, but a lagging counteroffensive put Ukraine’s ability to defend itself in doubt – and has raised questions about the U.S.’s role in the war.
Why Ukraine’s counteroffensive failed to deliver
The war in Ukraine has reached a critical point. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hoped for victory in 2023, but a lagging counteroffensive put Ukraine’s ability to defend itself in doubt – and has raised questions about the U.S.’s role in the war.
Who will run Gaza after the war? 05 December 2023 00:24:17
The Israel-Gaza war escalated this week with Israel’s military forces beginning their invasion into southern Gaza. But what happens when the fighting stops? Today, we tackle the question of who runs Gaza post-war.
Who will run Gaza after the war?
The Israel-Gaza war escalated this week with Israel’s military forces beginning their invasion into southern Gaza. But what happens when the fighting stops? Today, we tackle the question of who runs Gaza post-war.
Biden and the tale of the $16 McDonald's meal 04 December 2023 00:25:25
An irregular $16 McDonald’s order, a viral TikTok and a growing conundrum for President Biden’s economic platform.
Biden and the tale of the $16 McDonald's meal
An irregular $16 McDonald’s order, a viral TikTok and a growing conundrum for President Biden’s economic platform.
The N.Y. law behind high-profile sexual assault cases 01 December 2023 00:18:36
Today, how a New York law briefly changed how survivors of sexual assault found justice, and the impact it’s had on the legal system.
The N.Y. law behind high-profile sexual assault cases
Today, how a New York law briefly changed how survivors of sexual assault found justice, and the impact it’s had on the legal system.
Does America have a drinking problem? 30 November 2023 00:21:20
Many Americans drink more than usual this time of year – as much as double, according to some studies. But drinking more isn’t just happening around the holidays. Today, why alcohol consumption has gone up in recent years, and the deadly consequences.
Does America have a drinking problem?
Many Americans drink more than usual this time of year – as much as double, according to some studies. But drinking more isn’t just happening around the holidays. Today, why alcohol consumption has gone up in recent years, and the deadly consequences.
The oil executive leading this year’s climate summit 29 November 2023 00:26:12
Dozens of world leaders will gather in the UAE Thursday for the start of COP28, the biggest climate summit of the year. But this year’s host country has drawn scrutiny for putting the head of its national oil company in charge of the event.
The oil executive leading this year’s climate summit
Dozens of world leaders will gather in the UAE Thursday for the start of COP28, the biggest climate summit of the year. But this year’s host country has drawn scrutiny for putting the head of its national oil company in charge of the event.
How a strike transformed the auto industry 28 November 2023 00:26:23
What the end of the UAW strike says about the future of the auto industry.
How a strike transformed the auto industry
What the end of the UAW strike says about the future of the auto industry.
Freed hostages and a fragile pause 27 November 2023 00:26:44
After nearly seven weeks, Israel and Hamas reached a temporary deal: Hamas freed dozens of hostages in exchange for the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israel. And Israel paused its bombardment of Gaza.
Freed hostages and a fragile pause
After nearly seven weeks, Israel and Hamas reached a temporary deal: Hamas freed dozens of hostages in exchange for the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israel. And Israel paused its bombardment of Gaza.
Deep Reads: Football bonded them. Then it tore them apart. 24 November 2023 00:47:24
They were roommates and teammates at Harvard, bound by their love of football and each other. Then the game — and the debate over its safety — took its toll. This Deep Reads episode is part of a collection of occasional bonus stories from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: Football bonded them. Then it tore them apart.
They were roommates and teammates at Harvard, bound by their love of football and each other. Then the game — and the debate over its safety — took its toll. This Deep Reads episode is part of a collection of occasional bonus stories from “Post Reports.”
A holiday message from ‘Post Reports’ 23 November 2023 00:02:42
A surprise in our studio – and a thank you to our listeners.
A holiday message from ‘Post Reports’
A surprise in our studio – and a thank you to our listeners.
How to be a financially savvy holiday shopper 22 November 2023 00:22:40
Today on “Post Reports,” personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary gives advice on how to avoid overspending on gifts this holiday season.
How to be a financially savvy holiday shopper
Today on “Post Reports,” personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary gives advice on how to avoid overspending on gifts this holiday season.
Sam Altman and the chaos at OpenAI 21 November 2023 00:29:18
When the board of the world’s leading artificial intelligence company abruptly ousted its popular CEO, it threw the entire tech industry into flux. Today, the rise and removal of Sam Altman and what OpenAI’s shake-up means for the future of AI technology.
Sam Altman and the chaos at OpenAI
When the board of the world’s leading artificial intelligence company abruptly ousted its popular CEO, it threw the entire tech industry into flux. Today, the rise and removal of Sam Altman and what OpenAI’s shake-up means for the future of AI technology.
Trapped in Gaza 20 November 2023 00:29:08
An American family who visited Gaza for a reunion found themselves trapped in the territory for nearly a month as Israeli rockets rained down. How they got out - and the desperate situation for the vast majority of civilians who cannot escape Gaza.
Trapped in Gaza
An American family who visited Gaza for a reunion found themselves trapped in the territory for nearly a month as Israeli rockets rained down. How they got out - and the desperate situation for the vast majority of civilians who cannot escape Gaza.
Deep Reads: The librarian who couldn’t take it anymore 18 November 2023 00:19:19
She loved books. And in a time of spreading book bans in public schools, this Florida librarian had to quit. This “Deep Reads” episode is part of a new collection of occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: The librarian who couldn’t take it anymore
She loved books. And in a time of spreading book bans in public schools, this Florida librarian had to quit. This “Deep Reads” episode is part of a new collection of occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
Surviving to graduation, Part 3 17 November 2023 00:37:20
In Part 3 of our series on schools and gun violence, audio producer Sabby Robinson chronicles the tragic outcome of Huguenot High School’s graduation – which was supposed to mark a moment of cathartic celebration for the school but ended in gunfire.
Surviving to graduation, Part 3
In Part 3 of our series on schools and gun violence, audio producer Sabby Robinson chronicles the tragic outcome of Huguenot High School’s graduation – which was supposed to mark a moment of cathartic celebration for the school but ended in gunfire.
Surviving to graduation, Part 2 16 November 2023 00:35:41
In Part 2 of our series on how schools address gun violence, reporter Moriah Balingit dives into the life and death of Huguenot student Jaden Carter and how school officials in Richmond try to save students like him.
Surviving to graduation, Part 2
In Part 2 of our series on how schools address gun violence, reporter Moriah Balingit dives into the life and death of Huguenot student Jaden Carter and how school officials in Richmond try to save students like him.
Surviving to graduation, Part 1 15 November 2023 00:38:39
Gun violence is reshaping U.S. education. The Washington Post spent a year inside a Richmond high school that faced several shootings and deaths to learn what schools are doing to stop students from dying – and whether their efforts are working.
Surviving to graduation, Part 1
Gun violence is reshaping U.S. education. The Washington Post spent a year inside a Richmond high school that faced several shootings and deaths to learn what schools are doing to stop students from dying – and whether their efforts are working.
Why it took so long to get a postpartum depression pill 14 November 2023 00:19:09
How the first-ever postpartum depression pill could change the landscape of maternal health.
Why it took so long to get a postpartum depression pill
How the first-ever postpartum depression pill could change the landscape of maternal health.
Netanyahu: The man leading Israel's war against Hamas 13 November 2023 00:33:07
Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel’s longest-serving prime minister – and one of its most scrutinized. Now, with Israel at war with Hamas, The Washington Post’s Griff Witte breaks down Netanyahu’s political history and his fragile future.
Netanyahu: The man leading Israel's war against Hamas
Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel’s longest-serving prime minister – and one of its most scrutinized. Now, with Israel at war with Hamas, The Washington Post’s Griff Witte breaks down Netanyahu’s political history and his fragile future.
The soft power of China’s pandas 10 November 2023 00:26:05
Today, why the United States is saying goodbye to its pandas. And how the bears became a powerful diplomatic symbol of U.S.-China relations.
The soft power of China’s pandas
Today, why the United States is saying goodbye to its pandas. And how the bears became a powerful diplomatic symbol of U.S.-China relations.
Portugal's secret to living longer 09 November 2023 00:32:47
Life expectancy is dropping in the United States, despite the nation spending more per person on health care than any other country. So what is a place like Portugal — where people live longer with far fewer resources — doing right?
Portugal's secret to living longer
Life expectancy is dropping in the United States, despite the nation spending more per person on health care than any other country. So what is a place like Portugal — where people live longer with far fewer resources — doing right?
Why are so many Americans dying early? 08 November 2023 00:26:51
Despite spending more per person on health care than any other nation, the United States has a crisis of premature deaths. The Post’s health team has been investigating why that is, and today we learn how politics, stress and chronic illness play a role.
Why are so many Americans dying early?
Despite spending more per person on health care than any other nation, the United States has a crisis of premature deaths. The Post’s health team has been investigating why that is, and today we learn how politics, stress and chronic illness play a role.
Trump on the witness stand 07 November 2023 00:17:45
It was a historic scene: In a Manhattan courtroom Monday, former president Donald Trump took the stand in a civil trial that threatens his real estate empire. We break down the case, one of many court battles facing Trump as he runs for president again.
Trump on the witness stand
It was a historic scene: In a Manhattan courtroom Monday, former president Donald Trump took the stand in a civil trial that threatens his real estate empire. We break down the case, one of many court battles facing Trump as he runs for president again.
What Tuesday’s election could mean for abortion in 2024 06 November 2023 00:21:49
How tomorrow’s elections could show the political power behind abortion rights.
What Tuesday’s election could mean for abortion in 2024
How tomorrow’s elections could show the political power behind abortion rights.
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop: ‘We all had great expectations’ 04 November 2023 01:04:11
How does a revolution implode? Martine Powers traces the rise and fall of Maurice Bishop and the origin of the mystery left behind.
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop: ‘We all had great expectations’
How does a revolution implode? Martine Powers traces the rise and fall of Maurice Bishop and the origin of the mystery left behind.
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop: ‘Somebody knows’ 03 November 2023 00:51:29
Forty years ago, the body of a prime minister went missing. The Post’s Martine Powers asks: Who’s responsible?
The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop: ‘Somebody knows’
Forty years ago, the body of a prime minister went missing. The Post’s Martine Powers asks: Who’s responsible?
A family torn apart by a Trump-era policy 02 November 2023 00:22:33
In 2017, Magdalena Hernández Pérez was separated from her children by the Trump-era family separation policy. Reunification would take nearly six years. The Post’s Kevin Sieff followed their story.
A family torn apart by a Trump-era policy
In 2017, Magdalena Hernández Pérez was separated from her children by the Trump-era family separation policy. Reunification would take nearly six years. The Post’s Kevin Sieff followed their story.
Why the U.S. gives so much aid to Israel 01 November 2023 00:26:34
For decades, Israel has been the number one recipient of U.S. foreign aid. As the conflict in Gaza intensifies, we explore that long history of support and what it says about America’s foreign policy.
Why the U.S. gives so much aid to Israel
For decades, Israel has been the number one recipient of U.S. foreign aid. As the conflict in Gaza intensifies, we explore that long history of support and what it says about America’s foreign policy.
A night with the rat hunters 31 October 2023 00:22:35
Late at night, in parts of Washington, a group of people and their small dogs walk the alleyways and trash bins hunting rats, in a city that’s filled with them. The Post’s Maura Judkis and Bishop Sand report on the hunt and what it says about our relationship with animals.
A night with the rat hunters
Late at night, in parts of Washington, a group of people and their small dogs walk the alleyways and trash bins hunting rats, in a city that’s filled with them. The Post’s Maura Judkis and Bishop Sand report on the hunt and what it says about our relationship with animals.
The “second phase” of Israel’s war with Gaza 30 October 2023 00:16:50
Israel plunged Gaza into a communications blackout Friday that left more than 2 million people without cell service or internet access for almost two days. On Saturday, it began a major ground assault on territory, ushering in a new phase of the war.
The “second phase” of Israel’s war with Gaza
Israel plunged Gaza into a communications blackout Friday that left more than 2 million people without cell service or internet access for almost two days. On Saturday, it began a major ground assault on territory, ushering in a new phase of the war.
How Taylor Swift became her own economy 27 October 2023 00:23:02
Taylor Swift’s 2023 Eras Tour is projected to rake in billions of dollars, becoming the highest grossing concert tour in history. But her economic impact doesn’t stop there. Today, we break down the economy (Taylor’s version).
How Taylor Swift became her own economy
Taylor Swift’s 2023 Eras Tour is projected to rake in billions of dollars, becoming the highest grossing concert tour in history. But her economic impact doesn’t stop there. Today, we break down the economy (Taylor’s version).
A family taken by Hamas 26 October 2023 00:30:16
More than 200 people were taken hostage by Hamas on Oct. 7, according to Israeli authorities. On today’s “Post Reports,” we hear about one family’s ordeal, and what the hostage crisis means for Israel’s possible ground invasion of Gaza.
A family taken by Hamas
More than 200 people were taken hostage by Hamas on Oct. 7, according to Israeli authorities. On today’s “Post Reports,” we hear about one family’s ordeal, and what the hostage crisis means for Israel’s possible ground invasion of Gaza.
The new House speaker is Mike Johnson. Who? 25 October 2023 00:16:02
After three long, chaotic weeks, the nation finally has a new House speaker – U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson from Louisiana. So who is he? And how did Congress get here?
The new House speaker is Mike Johnson. Who?
After three long, chaotic weeks, the nation finally has a new House speaker – U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson from Louisiana. So who is he? And how did Congress get here?
The Trump allies pleading guilty 24 October 2023 00:25:55
What to know about the many guilty pleas rolling into the Georgia case charging former president Donald Trump and his allies with election interference.
The Trump allies pleading guilty
What to know about the many guilty pleas rolling into the Georgia case charging former president Donald Trump and his allies with election interference.
Mexico’s migration challenge 23 October 2023 00:19:24
A fast-rising number of people, including families, are approaching the U.S.-Mexico border. Many seek asylum. Now, the United States wants Mexico to crack down on migrants, but Mexico is reaching its limits to do so.
Mexico’s migration challenge
A fast-rising number of people, including families, are approaching the U.S.-Mexico border. Many seek asylum. Now, the United States wants Mexico to crack down on migrants, but Mexico is reaching its limits to do so.
Deep Reads: A trans woman’s journey to acceptance 21 October 2023 00:32:03
After seeking community and sisterhood in a sorority, Artemis Langford faced death threats and an attempt to kick her out because of her identity. This Deep Reads episode is part of a collection of occasional weekend stories from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: A trans woman’s journey to acceptance
After seeking community and sisterhood in a sorority, Artemis Langford faced death threats and an attempt to kick her out because of her identity. This Deep Reads episode is part of a collection of occasional weekend stories from “Post Reports.”
How Lunchables ended up on school lunch trays 20 October 2023 00:49:31
Today, “Post Reports” goes back to school, to the cafeteria, where something has changed. Reporters Lenny Bernstein and Lauren Weber bring us the backstory of how ultra-processed foods ended up on lunch trays, amid growing concerns about child nutrition.
How Lunchables ended up on school lunch trays
Today, “Post Reports” goes back to school, to the cafeteria, where something has changed. Reporters Lenny Bernstein and Lauren Weber bring us the backstory of how ultra-processed foods ended up on lunch trays, amid growing concerns about child nutrition.
Will there ever be a new House speaker? 19 October 2023 00:25:15
Why the House can’t elect a speaker to lead it. And the temporary solution some Republicans are proposing in the meantime.
Will there ever be a new House speaker?
Why the House can’t elect a speaker to lead it. And the temporary solution some Republicans are proposing in the meantime.
Searching for safety in Gaza 18 October 2023 00:22:35
The Post’s Gulf bureau chief Susannah George walks us through the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the uncertainty for people on the ground there.
Searching for safety in Gaza
The Post’s Gulf bureau chief Susannah George walks us through the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the uncertainty for people on the ground there.
The threat of saltwater in the Mississippi River 17 October 2023 00:22:27
For months, saltwater from the Gulf of Mexico has crept up the Mississippi River, contaminating the area’s water supply and putting residents of Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish on the front lines of a slowly unfolding environmental disaster.
The threat of saltwater in the Mississippi River
For months, saltwater from the Gulf of Mexico has crept up the Mississippi River, contaminating the area’s water supply and putting residents of Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish on the front lines of a slowly unfolding environmental disaster.
The Wild West of off-brand Ozempic 16 October 2023 00:26:15
Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared Ozempic and Wegovy in shortage. That has given rise to an unprecedented parallel market for imitations of the drugs made by specialized pharmacies, while unregulated websites offer their own, cheaper versions.
The Wild West of off-brand Ozempic
Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declared Ozempic and Wegovy in shortage. That has given rise to an unprecedented parallel market for imitations of the drugs made by specialized pharmacies, while unregulated websites offer their own, cheaper versions.
The cost of India’s unbearable heat 13 October 2023 00:19:27
The Post’s Annie Gowen walks us through the immediate effects of climate change on India’s megacities and what the future looks like for residents of Kolkata facing record-breaking heat.
The cost of India’s unbearable heat
The Post’s Annie Gowen walks us through the immediate effects of climate change on India’s megacities and what the future looks like for residents of Kolkata facing record-breaking heat.
Bracing for what comes next in the Israel-Gaza war 12 October 2023 00:27:01
Israel is still reeling from horrific terrorist attacks by Hamas – and now in Gaza, there’s nowhere to hide from airstrikes. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to our colleagues in Israel and Gaza about what’s happening on the ground and what comes next.
Bracing for what comes next in the Israel-Gaza war
Israel is still reeling from horrific terrorist attacks by Hamas – and now in Gaza, there’s nowhere to hide from airstrikes. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to our colleagues in Israel and Gaza about what’s happening on the ground and what comes next.
Introducing “The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop” 12 October 2023 00:04:05
Grenada’s revolutionary leader was executed in a coup in 1983, with seven others. The whereabouts of their remains are unknown. Now, The Washington Post’s Martine Powers uncovers new answers about how the U.S. fits into this 40-year-old Caribbean mystery.
Introducing “The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop”
Grenada’s revolutionary leader was executed in a coup in 1983, with seven others. The whereabouts of their remains are unknown. Now, The Washington Post’s Martine Powers uncovers new answers about how the U.S. fits into this 40-year-old Caribbean mystery.
The scars of Native American boarding schools 11 October 2023 00:32:46
In a moment of reckoning, survivors of the U.S.-run Indian boarding schools are speaking out and trying to hold the U.S. government accountable.
The scars of Native American boarding schools
In a moment of reckoning, survivors of the U.S.-run Indian boarding schools are speaking out and trying to hold the U.S. government accountable.
The “urban doom loop” could be coming to a city near you 10 October 2023 00:22:38
The Post’s Rachel Seigel takes us on an economic journey through the “urban doom loop” and explores this threat to midsize cities. Then, Teo Armus shows us a creative way we could try to avoid it.
The “urban doom loop” could be coming to a city near you
The Post’s Rachel Seigel takes us on an economic journey through the “urban doom loop” and explores this threat to midsize cities. Then, Teo Armus shows us a creative way we could try to avoid it.
Understanding the Israel-Hamas war 09 October 2023 00:23:13
Today, we unpack how the war in Israel started, what this conflict means for civilians on the ground and scenarios for how it could possibly end.
Understanding the Israel-Hamas war
Today, we unpack how the war in Israel started, what this conflict means for civilians on the ground and scenarios for how it could possibly end.
Deep Reads: Inside the unfolding recovery of the Fetterman family 07 October 2023 00:28:23
Half a year after Sen. John Fetterman’s mental health crisis, his wife, Gisele, navigates between worry and acceptance. This Deep Reads episode is part of a collection of occasional weekend stories from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: Inside the unfolding recovery of the Fetterman family
Half a year after Sen. John Fetterman’s mental health crisis, his wife, Gisele, navigates between worry and acceptance. This Deep Reads episode is part of a collection of occasional weekend stories from “Post Reports.”
It's Fat Bear Week. Yes, that's a thing. 06 October 2023 00:21:30
Travel reporter Natalie Compton ventures to Katmai National Park to meet the chonky stars of Fat Bear Week up close. Today, we dig into this wild tradition and what it teaches us about tourism, conservation and, of course, fat bears.
It's Fat Bear Week. Yes, that's a thing.
Travel reporter Natalie Compton ventures to Katmai National Park to meet the chonky stars of Fat Bear Week up close. Today, we dig into this wild tradition and what it teaches us about tourism, conservation and, of course, fat bears.
A breakthrough in Tupac Shakur’s case – 27 years later 05 October 2023 00:21:34
In 1996, the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas. Now, nearly three decades later, police have charged a man in Shakur's death. We talk with The Post’s Keith McMillan about Shakur’s life, legacy and what this new charge means.
A breakthrough in Tupac Shakur’s case – 27 years later
In 1996, the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas. Now, nearly three decades later, police have charged a man in Shakur's death. We talk with The Post’s Keith McMillan about Shakur’s life, legacy and what this new charge means.
The brief, chaotic tenure of Speaker Kevin McCarthy 04 October 2023 00:26:18
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to remove Kevin McCarthy as speaker after just nine months on the job. Today, how things got so bad between McCarthy and the GOP’s far-right wing, and what his historic ouster means for Congress.
The brief, chaotic tenure of Speaker Kevin McCarthy
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to remove Kevin McCarthy as speaker after just nine months on the job. Today, how things got so bad between McCarthy and the GOP’s far-right wing, and what his historic ouster means for Congress.
Why the U.S. government is suing Amazon 03 October 2023 00:22:48
Is Amazon an illegal monopoly? The Federal Trade Commission is arguing yes — and it’s taking that argument to court. We take a look at what’s behind the FTC’s lawsuit against Amazon and the implications for your everyday online shopping experience.
Why the U.S. government is suing Amazon
Is Amazon an illegal monopoly? The Federal Trade Commission is arguing yes — and it’s taking that argument to court. We take a look at what’s behind the FTC’s lawsuit against Amazon and the implications for your everyday online shopping experience.
Life in the pink motel, a year after Hurricane Ian 02 October 2023 00:34:38
El Rancho Motel in North Fort Myers, Fla., has become a lifeline for survivors of the storm. But one year later, its residents are desperate to move on.
Life in the pink motel, a year after Hurricane Ian
El Rancho Motel in North Fort Myers, Fla., has become a lifeline for survivors of the storm. But one year later, its residents are desperate to move on.
Dianne Feinstein’s big legacy – and empty Senate seat 29 September 2023 00:22:40
Senate stalwart Dianne Feinstein died Thursday at the age of 90. Today, we talk about her legacy — and the existential crisis for Democrats that comes with her vacant Senate seat.
Dianne Feinstein’s big legacy – and empty Senate seat
Senate stalwart Dianne Feinstein died Thursday at the age of 90. Today, we talk about her legacy — and the existential crisis for Democrats that comes with her vacant Senate seat.
The saga of Sen. Bob Menendez 28 September 2023 00:26:42
Stacks of cash, a Mercedes-Benz convertible and arms sales to Egypt – they’re all in the details of the federal indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez. This week, the New Jersey Democrat pleaded not guilty. So what’s next for the embattled senator?
The saga of Sen. Bob Menendez
Stacks of cash, a Mercedes-Benz convertible and arms sales to Egypt – they’re all in the details of the federal indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez. This week, the New Jersey Democrat pleaded not guilty. So what’s next for the embattled senator?
What a government shutdown could mean for you 27 September 2023 00:21:36
As the U.S. government moves closer to a shutdown, we hear what that means for the economy, federal workers and families across the country.
What a government shutdown could mean for you
As the U.S. government moves closer to a shutdown, we hear what that means for the economy, federal workers and families across the country.
A son reported his dad for Jan 6. Can the family heal? 26 September 2023 00:49:15
Their dad is in prison for his actions on Jan. 6. Their brother was the one who turned him in. Their mom moved to D.C. to support “political prisoners” in the D.C. jail. Sarah and Peyton Reffitt are caught in the middle. Can this family reconcile?
A son reported his dad for Jan 6. Can the family heal?
Their dad is in prison for his actions on Jan. 6. Their brother was the one who turned him in. Their mom moved to D.C. to support “political prisoners” in the D.C. jail. Sarah and Peyton Reffitt are caught in the middle. Can this family reconcile?
The child-care crisis is about to get worse 25 September 2023 00:19:30
A record $24 billion in pandemic investments has been propping up the nation’s child-care industry. Now, as that money runs out, parents and day-care centers are bracing for disruptions — and the economy is bracing for the ripple effects.
The child-care crisis is about to get worse
A record $24 billion in pandemic investments has been propping up the nation’s child-care industry. Now, as that money runs out, parents and day-care centers are bracing for disruptions — and the economy is bracing for the ripple effects.
Deep Reads: A young mother’s disappearance 23 September 2023 00:31:18
Detectives couldn’t make sense of the Unique Harris mystery. Neither could reporter Monica Hesse. A decade later, something clicked. This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a new collection of occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: A young mother’s disappearance
Detectives couldn’t make sense of the Unique Harris mystery. Neither could reporter Monica Hesse. A decade later, something clicked. This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a new collection of occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
What the Hollywood strikes mean for fall TV 22 September 2023 00:23:27
Strikes by Hollywood actors and entertainment writers are in full-swing, making this an unusual fall, television-wise. We’re looking at the impact on the coming season of television and the future of the industry.
What the Hollywood strikes mean for fall TV
Strikes by Hollywood actors and entertainment writers are in full-swing, making this an unusual fall, television-wise. We’re looking at the impact on the coming season of television and the future of the industry.
The climate factor in Libya’s deadly floods 21 September 2023 00:21:47
Catastrophic flooding in Libya last week left an estimated 10,000 people dead or missing. Today, we report from the ground and explain how warming oceans and a hotter planet contributed to the scale of the disaster.
The climate factor in Libya’s deadly floods
Catastrophic flooding in Libya last week left an estimated 10,000 people dead or missing. Today, we report from the ground and explain how warming oceans and a hotter planet contributed to the scale of the disaster.
A year of protests and repression in Iran 20 September 2023 00:25:06
Today on “Post Reports,” a look at what has happened to Iranians in the year since massive protests swept the country. We hear from family members impacted by the government’s harsh crackdown and how Iran’s repression playbook works.
A year of protests and repression in Iran
Today on “Post Reports,” a look at what has happened to Iranians in the year since massive protests swept the country. We hear from family members impacted by the government’s harsh crackdown and how Iran’s repression playbook works.
A killing in Canada, a ripple in geopolitics 19 September 2023 00:17:27
How a killing in Canada has caused a geopolitical crisis that is sending shock waves through India, the United States and beyond.
A killing in Canada, a ripple in geopolitics
How a killing in Canada has caused a geopolitical crisis that is sending shock waves through India, the United States and beyond.
What's at stake in a historic autoworkers strike 18 September 2023 00:24:43
First it was Hollywood, and now another big union strike is underway. For the first time ever, thousands of United Auto Workers members are simultaneously striking against Detroit’s Big Three auto companies.
What's at stake in a historic autoworkers strike
First it was Hollywood, and now another big union strike is underway. For the first time ever, thousands of United Auto Workers members are simultaneously striking against Detroit’s Big Three auto companies.
Healing through surfing on Maui 15 September 2023 00:29:21
Today on “Post Reports,” residents in Lahaina are healing after the deadly Maui wildfires with the help of a Hawaiian tradition: surfing.
Healing through surfing on Maui
Today on “Post Reports,” residents in Lahaina are healing after the deadly Maui wildfires with the help of a Hawaiian tradition: surfing.
Reported by her own students for a lesson on race 14 September 2023 00:27:50
Last spring, South Carolina English teacher Mary Wood was horrified when her students reported her to the local school board for teaching about race. As she starts a new school year, we ask what it’s like for her to step back into the classroom.
Reported by her own students for a lesson on race
Last spring, South Carolina English teacher Mary Wood was horrified when her students reported her to the local school board for teaching about race. As she starts a new school year, we ask what it’s like for her to step back into the classroom.
McCarthy’s impeachment inquiry against Biden 13 September 2023 00:18:39
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has directed House committees to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden – a move that appears to appease hard-right lawmakers. The investigations center on whether Biden benefited from his son’s business dealings.
McCarthy’s impeachment inquiry against Biden
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has directed House committees to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden – a move that appears to appease hard-right lawmakers. The investigations center on whether Biden benefited from his son’s business dealings.
Waiting for aid in Morocco 12 September 2023 00:19:00
Today on “Post Reports,” why an earthquake in Morocco was so deadly, the anger over the government response, and what survivors say they need now.
Waiting for aid in Morocco
Today on “Post Reports,” why an earthquake in Morocco was so deadly, the anger over the government response, and what survivors say they need now.
Being a journalist in Modi’s India 11 September 2023 00:21:36
India has fallen down the ranks of the World Press Freedom Index, sitting at 161 out of 180 countries. Journalists have been harassed, arrested and even killed. Today, the state of press freedom in India.
Being a journalist in Modi’s India
India has fallen down the ranks of the World Press Freedom Index, sitting at 161 out of 180 countries. Journalists have been harassed, arrested and even killed. Today, the state of press freedom in India.
Deep Reads: A stranger bought the home where her family fled slavery 09 September 2023 00:30:41
Would the new owner of Richland Farm let a Black woman continue visiting to pay tribute to her enslaved ancestors? This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a collection of new, occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
Deep Reads: A stranger bought the home where her family fled slavery
Would the new owner of Richland Farm let a Black woman continue visiting to pay tribute to her enslaved ancestors? This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a collection of new, occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
A deadly risk factor in extreme heat: Schizophrenia 08 September 2023 00:27:56
Last year, 425 people died of extreme heat in Phoenix. Stephan Goodwin was one of them. Today, why people who suffer from schizophrenia are more vulnerable to a hotter climate. And, what can be done to better protect them.
A deadly risk factor in extreme heat: Schizophrenia
Last year, 425 people died of extreme heat in Phoenix. Stephan Goodwin was one of them. Today, why people who suffer from schizophrenia are more vulnerable to a hotter climate. And, what can be done to better protect them.
The hidden toll of electric cars, Part 3 07 September 2023 00:24:08
The world is moving toward electric vehicles. In Part 3 of our series on the hidden toll of this historic transition, business reporter Evan Halper breaks down this industrial shift and the concerns it brings over human and environmental costs.
The hidden toll of electric cars, Part 3
The world is moving toward electric vehicles. In Part 3 of our series on the hidden toll of this historic transition, business reporter Evan Halper breaks down this industrial shift and the concerns it brings over human and environmental costs.
The hidden toll of electric cars, Part 2 06 September 2023 00:32:19
In Part 2 of our series on the hidden toll of electric vehicles, reporter Gerry Shih ventures into the mountains of Afghanistan to find out what happens when loads of untapped lithium – a key part of EVs – trigger a cross-border “gold rush.”
The hidden toll of electric cars, Part 2
In Part 2 of our series on the hidden toll of electric vehicles, reporter Gerry Shih ventures into the mountains of Afghanistan to find out what happens when loads of untapped lithium – a key part of EVs – trigger a cross-border “gold rush.”
The hidden toll of electric cars, Part 1 05 September 2023 00:24:30
As the demand for electric vehicles soars and more minerals are needed for production, manganese mine workers in South Africa are experiencing mysterious health problems.
The hidden toll of electric cars, Part 1
As the demand for electric vehicles soars and more minerals are needed for production, manganese mine workers in South Africa are experiencing mysterious health problems.
A message from 'Post Reports' 28 August 2023 00:00:34
‘Post Reports’ is taking this week off! We’ll be back with more news from The Washington Post after the Labor Day holiday.
A message from 'Post Reports'
‘Post Reports’ is taking this week off! We’ll be back with more news from The Washington Post after the Labor Day holiday.
The unfinished work of the March on Washington 25 August 2023 00:31:49
Sixty years ago, some 250,000 Americans arrived by bus, by train and on foot to participate in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Now, marchers and organizers reflect on the goals of that day — and the work that still needs to be done.
The unfinished work of the March on Washington
Sixty years ago, some 250,000 Americans arrived by bus, by train and on foot to participate in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Now, marchers and organizers reflect on the goals of that day — and the work that still needs to be done.
What to know about covid-19 this fall 24 August 2023 00:23:31
Today, what to know about covid boosters, the new variant and how to protect those most at risk this fall.
What to know about covid-19 this fall
Today, what to know about covid boosters, the new variant and how to protect those most at risk this fall.
What a month of disasters tells us about climate change 23 August 2023 00:24:49
A tropical storm in Southern California. Wildfires in Maui. Record-breaking heat in the Midwest. Climate reporter Brianna Sacks unpacks this summer of extreme weather, and what public officials can do to better prepare for future disasters.
What a month of disasters tells us about climate change
A tropical storm in Southern California. Wildfires in Maui. Record-breaking heat in the Midwest. Climate reporter Brianna Sacks unpacks this summer of extreme weather, and what public officials can do to better prepare for future disasters.
A GOP debate without Trump 22 August 2023 00:26:29
The first Republican primary debate of the 2024 election cycle is Wednesday, but front-runner Donald Trump won’t be there. In his absence, will another candidate be able to break out from the pack? Maeve Reston joins us to explain.
A GOP debate without Trump
The first Republican primary debate of the 2024 election cycle is Wednesday, but front-runner Donald Trump won’t be there. In his absence, will another candidate be able to break out from the pack? Maeve Reston joins us to explain.
A life-and-death fight to ban ‘forever chemicals’ 21 August 2023 00:23:46
The kids at her school called it “cancer water.” There was even a group of them called the “cancer kids.” But when Amara developed a rare form of cancer at 15, the water — and the company contaminating it with chemicals — took center stage in the little time she had left.
A life-and-death fight to ban ‘forever chemicals’
The kids at her school called it “cancer water.” There was even a group of them called the “cancer kids.” But when Amara developed a rare form of cancer at 15, the water — and the company contaminating it with chemicals — took center stage in the little time she had left.
A road trip with Sinéad O’Connor 18 August 2023 00:25:55
When legendary musician Sinéad O’Connor died, arts reporter Geoff Edgers was crushed. He’d spent time with her in 2020 as she relaunched her career. Today on the show, we share moments from that time and Geoff’s reflections on her legacy.
A road trip with Sinéad O’Connor
When legendary musician Sinéad O’Connor died, arts reporter Geoff Edgers was crushed. He’d spent time with her in 2020 as she relaunched her career. Today on the show, we share moments from that time and Geoff’s reflections on her legacy.
Where does Maui go from here? 17 August 2023 00:22:06
Last week, the worst wildfire in Hawaii’s history left blocks of charred wreckage and more than a hundred people dead. Now, while locals wait for news of loved ones, they’re also fighting to keep historic Lahaina in the hands of the Hawaiian people.
Where does Maui go from here?
Last week, the worst wildfire in Hawaii’s history left blocks of charred wreckage and more than a hundred people dead. Now, while locals wait for news of loved ones, they’re also fighting to keep historic Lahaina in the hands of the Hawaiian people.
What Georgia's racketeering charges could mean for Trump 16 August 2023 00:21:20
Using a law traditionally used to indict mob bosses and gang leaders, Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis alleges that Donald Trump and 18 others participated in a criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia.
What Georgia's racketeering charges could mean for Trump
Using a law traditionally used to indict mob bosses and gang leaders, Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis alleges that Donald Trump and 18 others participated in a criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia.
'Brain desirable,' Part 2 15 August 2023 00:33:44
Who is Mary Sara, the Sami woman whose brain was taken for the Smithsonian’s “racial brain collection”? Today, we find her descendants. And we find out how the Smithsonian is addressing the dark legacy of its “bone doctor,” Ales Hrdlicka.
'Brain desirable,' Part 2
Who is Mary Sara, the Sami woman whose brain was taken for the Smithsonian’s “racial brain collection”? Today, we find her descendants. And we find out how the Smithsonian is addressing the dark legacy of its “bone doctor,” Ales Hrdlicka.
'Brain desirable,' Part 1 14 August 2023 00:35:48
When Mary died in 1933, her brain was sent to Ales Hrdlicka, the Smithsonian’s ‘bone doctor.’ We couldn’t find any records that Mary or her family consented to this. So what happened to Mary’s brain? And what is the extent of the Smithsonian’s “racial brain collection”?
'Brain desirable,' Part 1
When Mary died in 1933, her brain was sent to Ales Hrdlicka, the Smithsonian’s ‘bone doctor.’ We couldn’t find any records that Mary or her family consented to this. So what happened to Mary’s brain? And what is the extent of the Smithsonian’s “racial brain collection”?
It was all a dream: Hip-hop turns 50 11 August 2023 00:38:14
Two turntables and a microphone. That was all DJ Kool Herc had 50 years ago when he planted the seeds of what would become hip-hop. Today, we’ll hear directly from some of the genre’s biggest stars about how hip-hop took over the U.S.
It was all a dream: Hip-hop turns 50
Two turntables and a microphone. That was all DJ Kool Herc had 50 years ago when he planted the seeds of what would become hip-hop. Today, we’ll hear directly from some of the genre’s biggest stars about how hip-hop took over the U.S.
Meet the hackers trying to make AI go rogue 10 August 2023 00:21:23
Chatbots can be biased, deceptive or even dangerous. Today on “Post Reports,” we meet the hackers who are competing to figure out exactly how AI can go awry.
Meet the hackers trying to make AI go rogue
Chatbots can be biased, deceptive or even dangerous. Today on “Post Reports,” we meet the hackers who are competing to figure out exactly how AI can go awry.
Avoiding the news? You’re not alone. 09 August 2023 00:18:53
A new survey shows that more people are avoiding the news. Today on “Post Reports,” our media reporter Paul Farhi talks with Elahe Izadi about “news avoiders” – and how the media could respond to this growing trend.
Avoiding the news? You’re not alone.
A new survey shows that more people are avoiding the news. Today on “Post Reports,” our media reporter Paul Farhi talks with Elahe Izadi about “news avoiders” – and how the media could respond to this growing trend.
RFK Jr.’s politics of conspiracy 08 August 2023 00:20:23
Today on “Post Reports,” the presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the impact his candidacy could have on the 2024 election — even if he doesn’t come close to winning.
RFK Jr.’s politics of conspiracy
Today on “Post Reports,” the presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the impact his candidacy could have on the 2024 election — even if he doesn’t come close to winning.
The fading invincibility of U.S. women’s soccer 07 August 2023 00:19:25
The USWNT is out of the World Cup at the earliest stage in the program’s history. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to soccer reporter Steve Goff about what happened – and what it signals about the global evolution of women's soccer.
The fading invincibility of U.S. women’s soccer
The USWNT is out of the World Cup at the earliest stage in the program’s history. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk to soccer reporter Steve Goff about what happened – and what it signals about the global evolution of women's soccer.
Friendship: It’s good for your health 04 August 2023 00:19:39
On this encore episode of “Post Reports,” we rethink our friendships. Research shows that strong friendships are essential to a healthy life.
Friendship: It’s good for your health
On this encore episode of “Post Reports,” we rethink our friendships. Research shows that strong friendships are essential to a healthy life.
The problem for NFL running backs 03 August 2023 00:23:03
Running backs used to be among the most famous — and best-paid — players in football. But the game has changed and so has their status. Today on “Post Reports,” what that means for the sport and these players — and how they might be able to change it.
The problem for NFL running backs
Running backs used to be among the most famous — and best-paid — players in football. But the game has changed and so has their status. Today on “Post Reports,” what that means for the sport and these players — and how they might be able to change it.
United States v. Donald Trump. Again. 02 August 2023 00:21:36
A grand jury has indicted former president Donald Trump for alleged crimes stemming from his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Today, what the third indictment of Trump means for the 2024 Republican front-runner.
United States v. Donald Trump. Again.
A grand jury has indicted former president Donald Trump for alleged crimes stemming from his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Today, what the third indictment of Trump means for the 2024 Republican front-runner.
Two years ago, an abortion ban made them teen parents 01 August 2023 00:25:36
Today on “Post Reports,” we follow up with Brooke and Billy High, two teenagers compelled into parenthood by the Texas abortion ban. Now, they’re caring for their twin daughters in a new city — and trying their best to hold it all together.
Two years ago, an abortion ban made them teen parents
Today on “Post Reports,” we follow up with Brooke and Billy High, two teenagers compelled into parenthood by the Texas abortion ban. Now, they’re caring for their twin daughters in a new city — and trying their best to hold it all together.
How Jason Aldean’s 'Small Town' became a right-wing anthem 31 July 2023 00:14:33
Today on “Post Reports,” we explore the controversy around Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town” – and how the song landed near the top of the charts. Critics say its new music video is full of coded threats against Black people.
How Jason Aldean’s 'Small Town' became a right-wing anthem
Today on “Post Reports,” we explore the controversy around Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town” – and how the song landed near the top of the charts. Critics say its new music video is full of coded threats against Black people.
Deep Reads: After Mississippi banned his hormone shots, an 8-hour journey 29 July 2023 00:26:23
This "Deep Reads" bonus episode highlights the best of The Post's narrative journalism. It's a story about the efforts some families are forced to take since a swath of adjoining states in the South banned transition-related care for minors.
Deep Reads: After Mississippi banned his hormone shots, an 8-hour journey
This "Deep Reads" bonus episode highlights the best of The Post's narrative journalism. It's a story about the efforts some families are forced to take since a swath of adjoining states in the South banned transition-related care for minors.
Parents are using AirTags to track kids 28 July 2023 00:20:39
Some parents are using tracking devices meant for keys to keep tabs on kids too young for smartphones.
Parents are using AirTags to track kids
Some parents are using tracking devices meant for keys to keep tabs on kids too young for smartphones.
The doctors prescribing misinformation 27 July 2023 00:22:26
What happens when doctors push misinformation, jeopardizing patients’ lives? Today we dig into a months-long Post investigation into a system that appears ill-equipped to respond, and what that means for patients who suffered the health consequences.
The doctors prescribing misinformation
What happens when doctors push misinformation, jeopardizing patients’ lives? Today we dig into a months-long Post investigation into a system that appears ill-equipped to respond, and what that means for patients who suffered the health consequences.
Who’s driving Israel’s political crisis? 26 July 2023 00:20:43
A political crisis has swept Israel. Amid massive protests, lawmakers in parliament voted to limit the Supreme Court’s ability to strike down government actions, weakening the judiciary. Who’s driving it?
Who’s driving Israel’s political crisis?
A political crisis has swept Israel. Amid massive protests, lawmakers in parliament voted to limit the Supreme Court’s ability to strike down government actions, weakening the judiciary. Who’s driving it?
The 'parental rights' group igniting the GOP 25 July 2023 00:20:27
Moms for Liberty is a conservative parental rights organization that is increasingly influencing the policies of the Republican Party. The Southern Poverty Law Center has called it an extremist group.
The 'parental rights' group igniting the GOP
Moms for Liberty is a conservative parental rights organization that is increasingly influencing the policies of the Republican Party. The Southern Poverty Law Center has called it an extremist group.
Wait, so is the economy…good? 24 July 2023 00:20:10
Today on “Post Reports,” why experts are suddenly feeling a bit more optimistic about the economy. And whether we can finally stop worrying about a recession … or not.
Wait, so is the economy…good?
Today on “Post Reports,” why experts are suddenly feeling a bit more optimistic about the economy. And whether we can finally stop worrying about a recession … or not.
Field Trip: White Sands National Park 21 July 2023 01:01:11
The much-anticipated movie “Oppenheimer” opens today – about the scientist who led the development of the atomic bomb. On “Post Reports,” we’re joining The Post’s Lillian Cunningham on a journey to the site of the bomb’s first test.
Field Trip: White Sands National Park
The much-anticipated movie “Oppenheimer” opens today – about the scientist who led the development of the atomic bomb. On “Post Reports,” we’re joining The Post’s Lillian Cunningham on a journey to the site of the bomb’s first test.
The scandals of Shein's fast-fashion empire 20 July 2023 00:22:03
Beyond Shein’s uber cheap clothes, the fast-fashion retailer from China has been involved in numerous scandals, including claims of human rights abuses. Even if you’ve never done a Shein haul, it’s time to get to know the massive company.
The scandals of Shein's fast-fashion empire
Beyond Shein’s uber cheap clothes, the fast-fashion retailer from China has been involved in numerous scandals, including claims of human rights abuses. Even if you’ve never done a Shein haul, it’s time to get to know the massive company.
Get ready for a historic World Cup 19 July 2023 00:25:22
The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on July 20. Get up to speed on why this is a historic tournament in women’s soccer.
Get ready for a historic World Cup
The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on July 20. Get up to speed on why this is a historic tournament in women’s soccer.
Hollywood’s existential crisis 18 July 2023 00:18:13
Hollywood is facing a crisis. Almost every writer and actor is on strike against major studios, halting production. Massive protests have taken over LA and New York. Today, we unpack the upheaval that will change Hollywood forever.
Hollywood’s existential crisis
Hollywood is facing a crisis. Almost every writer and actor is on strike against major studios, halting production. Massive protests have taken over LA and New York. Today, we unpack the upheaval that will change Hollywood forever.
The hidden truth about Red Cross lifeguards 17 July 2023 00:23:13
The Red Cross’s lifeguard certification program is considered the gold standard in water safety, but an investigation into the nonprofit reveals alleged gaps in its oversight of lifeguard training.
The hidden truth about Red Cross lifeguards
The Red Cross’s lifeguard certification program is considered the gold standard in water safety, but an investigation into the nonprofit reveals alleged gaps in its oversight of lifeguard training.
Deep Reads: A gay couple ran a restaurant in peace. Then new neighbors arrived. 15 July 2023 00:26:46
This is the second bonus installment of "Deep Reads," the best of The Post's narrative journalism. It's a story about ideological differences, accusations of harassment and the monopolizing of town resources.
Deep Reads: A gay couple ran a restaurant in peace. Then new neighbors arrived.
This is the second bonus installment of "Deep Reads," the best of The Post's narrative journalism. It's a story about ideological differences, accusations of harassment and the monopolizing of town resources.
How to hate your printer a little bit less 14 July 2023 00:21:54
Decades after we were first promised a “paperless office,” nearly half of Americans still own a printer. But most aren’t happy with them, and that might be by design.
How to hate your printer a little bit less
Decades after we were first promised a “paperless office,” nearly half of Americans still own a printer. But most aren’t happy with them, and that might be by design.
How hundreds of migrants drowned on Greece’s watch 13 July 2023 00:21:32
On June 14, a ship with as many as 750 migrants aboard from countries including Pakistan and Syria sank off the Greek coast. Hundreds of people died. We hear about what happened and about a Post investigation that suggests this was a preventable tragedy.
How hundreds of migrants drowned on Greece’s watch
On June 14, a ship with as many as 750 migrants aboard from countries including Pakistan and Syria sank off the Greek coast. Hundreds of people died. We hear about what happened and about a Post investigation that suggests this was a preventable tragedy.
Inside a critical moment for NATO 12 July 2023 00:22:39
Today on “Post Reports,” we head to Lithuania, host of a pivotal NATO summit this week. Plenty is at stake, including the possible expansion of NATO and the biggest question of all: how to support Ukraine while keeping it outside of the alliance.
Inside a critical moment for NATO
Today on “Post Reports,” we head to Lithuania, host of a pivotal NATO summit this week. Plenty is at stake, including the possible expansion of NATO and the biggest question of all: how to support Ukraine while keeping it outside of the alliance.
Saudi Arabia’s quest to take over pro golf 11 July 2023 00:20:29
It was a deal that stunned the world: The PGA will join with LIV Golf, a rival league funded by the Saudi government. But many are unhappy, including members of Congress investigating it. Columnist Sally Jenkins joins us to explain.
Saudi Arabia’s quest to take over pro golf
It was a deal that stunned the world: The PGA will join with LIV Golf, a rival league funded by the Saudi government. But many are unhappy, including members of Congress investigating it. Columnist Sally Jenkins joins us to explain.
Nikki Haley and the Confederate flag 10 July 2023 00:22:12
Presidential candidate Nikki Haley was governor when the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina State House grounds, but a deeper look at her past reveals Haley had once opposed removing the flag. Michael Kranish explains.
Nikki Haley and the Confederate flag
Presidential candidate Nikki Haley was governor when the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina State House grounds, but a deeper look at her past reveals Haley had once opposed removing the flag. Michael Kranish explains.
Deep Reads: Bitter rivals. Beloved friends. Survivors. 08 July 2023 00:55:28
This is the first bonus installment of "Deep Reads," the best of The Post's narrative journalism. It's a story about two tennis stars, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, who turned a rivalry into an enduring friendship – and cancer support system.
Deep Reads: Bitter rivals. Beloved friends. Survivors.
This is the first bonus installment of "Deep Reads," the best of The Post's narrative journalism. It's a story about two tennis stars, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, who turned a rivalry into an enduring friendship – and cancer support system.
A mind-bending discovery about our universe 07 July 2023 00:25:07
Compared to the chaos of Earth, outer space can seem serene. But, thanks to a recent discovery, we now know that the very fabric of the cosmos is being pushed and pulled by gravitational waves — waves powerful enough to distort space-time.
A mind-bending discovery about our universe
Compared to the chaos of Earth, outer space can seem serene. But, thanks to a recent discovery, we now know that the very fabric of the cosmos is being pushed and pulled by gravitational waves — waves powerful enough to distort space-time.
Field Trip: Glacier National Park 06 July 2023 00:58:00
Today on “Post Reports,” we join The Post’s Lillian Cunningham on her journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s most awe-inspiring places: the national parks. Next stop? Glacier.
Field Trip: Glacier National Park
Today on “Post Reports,” we join The Post’s Lillian Cunningham on her journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s most awe-inspiring places: the national parks. Next stop? Glacier.
Field Trip: Yosemite National Park 05 July 2023 00:56:34
Today on “Post Reports,” we join The Post’s Lillian Cunningham on her journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s most awe-inspiring places: the national parks. First stop? Yosemite.
Field Trip: Yosemite National Park
Today on “Post Reports,” we join The Post’s Lillian Cunningham on her journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s most awe-inspiring places: the national parks. First stop? Yosemite.
The future of college without affirmative action 30 June 2023 00:25:43
On Thursday, the Supreme Court restricted race-based affirmative action policies, changing the landscape of higher education in the United States. Today, we look at what this decision means for college admissions and beyond.
The future of college without affirmative action
On Thursday, the Supreme Court restricted race-based affirmative action policies, changing the landscape of higher education in the United States. Today, we look at what this decision means for college admissions and beyond.
Your summer movie bucket list 29 June 2023 00:24:54
“Barbie,” “Oppenheimer,” “Mission Impossible 7” – the list goes on. Today we’re reviewing the movies you shouldn’t miss this summer. Plus, a closer look at Hollywood and the state of the movie industry.
Your summer movie bucket list
“Barbie,” “Oppenheimer,” “Mission Impossible 7” – the list goes on. Today we’re reviewing the movies you shouldn’t miss this summer. Plus, a closer look at Hollywood and the state of the movie industry.
A president, his son, and his political woes 28 June 2023 00:24:41
President Biden’s son Hunter agreed to plead guilty to two minor tax crimes, and though President Biden wasn’t implicated, it could pose a problem for him as he ramps up his reelection campaign.
A president, his son, and his political woes
President Biden’s son Hunter agreed to plead guilty to two minor tax crimes, and though President Biden wasn’t implicated, it could pose a problem for him as he ramps up his reelection campaign.
The conservative doctors upending trans rights 27 June 2023 00:18:50
The American College of Pediatricians has promoted views on abortion and transgender care that have been rejected by the medical establishment. But their views are still shaping conservative laws restricting abortion and trans rights across the country.
The conservative doctors upending trans rights
The American College of Pediatricians has promoted views on abortion and transgender care that have been rejected by the medical establishment. But their views are still shaping conservative laws restricting abortion and trans rights across the country.
What comes after the Wagner rebellion in Russia 26 June 2023 00:28:34
Today, we explain why an armed revolt in Russia, led by the Wagner mercenary group, represents one of the biggest challenges to Vladimir Putin’s 23 years of rule.
What comes after the Wagner rebellion in Russia
Today, we explain why an armed revolt in Russia, led by the Wagner mercenary group, represents one of the biggest challenges to Vladimir Putin’s 23 years of rule.
Listen to this: It’s good for your health 23 June 2023 00:13:32
On today’s episode of “Post Reports,” we talk about the benefit of hearing birdsongs for our well-being.
Listen to this: It’s good for your health
On today’s episode of “Post Reports,” we talk about the benefit of hearing birdsongs for our well-being.
The lawless deep sea 22 June 2023 00:19:34
The Coast Guard said Thursday that the missing submersible suffered a catastrophic loss of pressure that killed all five people onboard. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about the unregulated industry of deep-sea tourism.
The lawless deep sea
The Coast Guard said Thursday that the missing submersible suffered a catastrophic loss of pressure that killed all five people onboard. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about the unregulated industry of deep-sea tourism.
The barista who fought Starbucks 21 June 2023 00:25:14
Lexi Rizzo took on Starbucks. Now she’s out of a job. Today, a look at the U.S. labor laws that are supposed to protect workers who are organizing unions.
The barista who fought Starbucks
Lexi Rizzo took on Starbucks. Now she’s out of a job. Today, a look at the U.S. labor laws that are supposed to protect workers who are organizing unions.
Why a once-banned world leader is getting a state dinner 20 June 2023 00:17:29
This week, President Biden will honor Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a state dinner. Today on “Post Reports,” New Delhi bureau chief Gerry Shih explains why Biden is rolling out the red carpet for the controversial world leader.
Why a once-banned world leader is getting a state dinner
This week, President Biden will honor Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a state dinner. Today on “Post Reports,” New Delhi bureau chief Gerry Shih explains why Biden is rolling out the red carpet for the controversial world leader.
Introducing “Field Trip” 19 June 2023 00:03:28
Journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s national parks. The Washington Post’s Lillian Cunningham ventures off the marked trail to better understand the most urgent stories playing out in five iconic landscapes today.
Introducing “Field Trip”
Journey through the messy past and uncertain future of America’s national parks. The Washington Post’s Lillian Cunningham ventures off the marked trail to better understand the most urgent stories playing out in five iconic landscapes today.
Love, leather and fighting the next mpox outbreak 16 June 2023 00:28:03
Come for the leather kink, stay for the lifesaving health care outreach. Today on “Post Reports,” health reporter Fenit Nirappil embeds on the front lines of preventing the next mpox outbreak at International Mr. Leather in Chicago.
Love, leather and fighting the next mpox outbreak
Come for the leather kink, stay for the lifesaving health care outreach. Today on “Post Reports,” health reporter Fenit Nirappil embeds on the front lines of preventing the next mpox outbreak at International Mr. Leather in Chicago.
The eyes holding courts accountable 15 June 2023 00:21:37
While people have been watching former president Donald Trump’s second indictment, others in the nation are watching everyday bail hearings. They’re a volunteer army of court watchers, and even Grammy-winning artist Fiona Apple says she is one.
The eyes holding courts accountable
While people have been watching former president Donald Trump’s second indictment, others in the nation are watching everyday bail hearings. They’re a volunteer army of court watchers, and even Grammy-winning artist Fiona Apple says she is one.
Who’s who in the Trump documents case 14 June 2023 00:21:54
Today on “Post Reports,” we catch up on the cast of characters in the Trump documents case: from his aide and co-defendant Walt Nauta to special counsel Jack Smith to the Trump-appointed judge, Aileen Cannon.
Who’s who in the Trump documents case
Today on “Post Reports,” we catch up on the cast of characters in the Trump documents case: from his aide and co-defendant Walt Nauta to special counsel Jack Smith to the Trump-appointed judge, Aileen Cannon.
A Supreme Court surprise on voting rights 13 June 2023 00:21:18
In the midst of other big news last week, you may have missed the surprising Supreme Court decision in support of voting rights in Alabama. Today, we break down the case that redraws Alabama’s congressional map.
A Supreme Court surprise on voting rights
In the midst of other big news last week, you may have missed the surprising Supreme Court decision in support of voting rights in Alabama. Today, we break down the case that redraws Alabama’s congressional map.
Ukraine’s long-awaited counteroffensive 12 June 2023 00:18:33
A much-anticipated Ukrainian counteroffensive against Russia is underway. But as Samantha Schmidt reports from the beleaguered city of Kherson, a push for liberation from Russian occupation is just the beginning.
Ukraine’s long-awaited counteroffensive
A much-anticipated Ukrainian counteroffensive against Russia is underway. But as Samantha Schmidt reports from the beleaguered city of Kherson, a push for liberation from Russian occupation is just the beginning.
United States v. Trump 09 June 2023 00:25:16
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted for a second time. Now, he’s being charged with obstruction and conspiracy in connection with classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate, which could mean years in prison if he’s found guilty.
United States v. Trump
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted for a second time. Now, he’s being charged with obstruction and conspiracy in connection with classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate, which could mean years in prison if he’s found guilty.
Unhealthy air everywhere 08 June 2023 00:14:25
Today, we break down what’s happening with the Canadian wildfires, the smoke enveloping parts of the United States, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Unhealthy air everywhere
Today, we break down what’s happening with the Canadian wildfires, the smoke enveloping parts of the United States, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Uncovering modern slavery in D.C.’s suburbs 07 June 2023 00:41:47
How a reclusive heiress’s past in suburban D.C. sparked a true-crime sensation in Brazil — and a national reckoning over modern-day slavery and the status of household servants.
Uncovering modern slavery in D.C.’s suburbs
How a reclusive heiress’s past in suburban D.C. sparked a true-crime sensation in Brazil — and a national reckoning over modern-day slavery and the status of household servants.
What you need to know about the GOP presidential race 06 June 2023 00:24:59
We’re more than a year away from the 2024 presidential election and there are already 12 Republican candidates. The question, as it’s been since 2016: Can anyone beat Trump?
What you need to know about the GOP presidential race
We’re more than a year away from the 2024 presidential election and there are already 12 Republican candidates. The question, as it’s been since 2016: Can anyone beat Trump?
A hitchhiker's guide to Washington’s new abnormal 05 June 2023 00:28:45
What happens when the “sideshow characters” of national politics are suddenly thrust onto the main stage? And in a post-Donald Trump Washington, where are they now?
A hitchhiker's guide to Washington’s new abnormal
What happens when the “sideshow characters” of national politics are suddenly thrust onto the main stage? And in a post-Donald Trump Washington, where are they now?
Lonely? You're not alone. 02 June 2023 00:24:06
Today, a conversation with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on how loneliness is posing a profound public health threat in the United States.
Lonely? You're not alone.
Today, a conversation with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on how loneliness is posing a profound public health threat in the United States.
The debt deal nobody likes 01 June 2023 00:18:42
The United States won’t default on its debt payments, that’s the good news. The bad news? A lot of Democrats and Republicans are unhappy with the deal. Rachel Siegel joins us to explain.
The debt deal nobody likes
The United States won’t default on its debt payments, that’s the good news. The bad news? A lot of Democrats and Republicans are unhappy with the deal. Rachel Siegel joins us to explain.
How Erdogan won after a close call in Turkey 31 May 2023 00:25:18
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won reelection, beating a challenge from a united opposition movement and cementing his tenure at the country’s helm into a third decade.
How Erdogan won after a close call in Turkey
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won reelection, beating a challenge from a united opposition movement and cementing his tenure at the country’s helm into a third decade.
The toll of DeSantis’s election police unit 30 May 2023 00:19:25
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis created an election police unit to crack down on voter fraud. But actual convictions by this unit are rare — and the toll on Florida’s voters is climbing higher.
The toll of DeSantis’s election police unit
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis created an election police unit to crack down on voter fraud. But actual convictions by this unit are rare — and the toll on Florida’s voters is climbing higher.
Reinventing the Disney princess business 26 May 2023 00:25:49
“The Little Mermaid” has debuted with Halle Bailey playing the titular character, Ariel. Culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer shares why this movie matters to Black girls, especially, and what Disney is doing with its successful intellectual property.
Reinventing the Disney princess business
“The Little Mermaid” has debuted with Halle Bailey playing the titular character, Ariel. Culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer shares why this movie matters to Black girls, especially, and what Disney is doing with its successful intellectual property.
The false quote that pit MLK against Malcolm X 25 May 2023 00:30:37
The author of a new biography about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. unravels the story of how one fabricated quote perpetuated a story that King and fellow civil rights leader Malcolm X were antagonists.
The false quote that pit MLK against Malcolm X
The author of a new biography about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. unravels the story of how one fabricated quote perpetuated a story that King and fellow civil rights leader Malcolm X were antagonists.
Does Ron DeSantis stand a chance? 24 May 2023 00:16:28
As the 2024 campaign season approaches, an early favorite to clinch the Republican nomination for president, Ron DeSantis, is starting to lose his shine, just as he is about to officially enter the race.
Does Ron DeSantis stand a chance?
As the 2024 campaign season approaches, an early favorite to clinch the Republican nomination for president, Ron DeSantis, is starting to lose his shine, just as he is about to officially enter the race.
The silent crisis in men’s health 23 May 2023 00:21:51
Across the life span, the risk of death is higher for men and boys than women and girls. The longevity gap is the greatest it’s been in years. It’s a health crisis that’s largely silent because men are largely silent about their health.
The silent crisis in men’s health
Across the life span, the risk of death is higher for men and boys than women and girls. The longevity gap is the greatest it’s been in years. It’s a health crisis that’s largely silent because men are largely silent about their health.
He was an election official in 2020. Now he has PTSD. 22 May 2023 00:28:16
The PTSD diagnosis came as a surprise for Bill Gates, an election official in Arizona’s Maricopa County. But ever since 2020, Gates has struggled with the trauma of the presidential election and the threats he endured, as well as the loneliness he felt as a Republican willing to say Donald Trump los...
He was an election official in 2020. Now he has PTSD.
The PTSD diagnosis came as a surprise for Bill Gates, an election official in Arizona’s Maricopa County. But ever since 2020, Gates has struggled with the trauma of the presidential election and the threats he endured, as well as the loneliness he felt as a Republican willing to say Donald Trump los...
The short life of Baby Milo 19 May 2023 00:26:30
Today, a story about the uncharted legal territory of a new abortion law, and the consequences for families and doctors who end up in the middle.
The short life of Baby Milo
Today, a story about the uncharted legal territory of a new abortion law, and the consequences for families and doctors who end up in the middle.
A fragile calm at the border 18 May 2023 00:28:04
A Title 42 border policy has expired. The public health measure allowed the U.S. to turn away many migrants and asylum seekers at the border because of the pandemic. But what does the end of the policy mean for migrants now?
A fragile calm at the border
A Title 42 border policy has expired. The public health measure allowed the U.S. to turn away many migrants and asylum seekers at the border because of the pandemic. But what does the end of the policy mean for migrants now?
The doomsday scenarios if the U.S. defaults 17 May 2023 00:24:16
Today on “Post Reports,” what could happen if the United States government fails to raise the debt limit by the deadline.
The doomsday scenarios if the U.S. defaults
Today on “Post Reports,” what could happen if the United States government fails to raise the debt limit by the deadline.
Fresh havoc from the Discord leaks 16 May 2023 00:26:47
The Discord leaks keep sending shockwaves globally. This week, the slow drip of intelligence has the world’s attention on Ukraine and communications with the Russian mercenary force known as the Wagner Group.
Fresh havoc from the Discord leaks
The Discord leaks keep sending shockwaves globally. This week, the slow drip of intelligence has the world’s attention on Ukraine and communications with the Russian mercenary force known as the Wagner Group.
Elon’s Twitter 15 May 2023 00:59:26
A little more than a year ago, Elon Musk made a hostile takeover bid to buy Twitter. Today on “Post Reports,” we look back at a chaotic year for the platform and ask what we can learn from Musk’s handling of the company as he appoints a new CEO.
Elon’s Twitter
A little more than a year ago, Elon Musk made a hostile takeover bid to buy Twitter. Today on “Post Reports,” we look back at a chaotic year for the platform and ask what we can learn from Musk’s handling of the company as he appoints a new CEO.
Should mommy bloggers pay their kids for content? 12 May 2023 00:20:19
Family bloggers share their lives, and their kids’ lives, online. But what happens when those kids grow up? New legislation is aiming to make sure children are protected and compensated if their parents make money off sharing their childhoods.
Should mommy bloggers pay their kids for content?
Family bloggers share their lives, and their kids’ lives, online. But what happens when those kids grow up? New legislation is aiming to make sure children are protected and compensated if their parents make money off sharing their childhoods.
The Supreme Court’s potential conflict-of-interest problem 11 May 2023 00:28:02
The potential conflicts of interest keep stacking up for the Supreme Court. Today we break down the recent reports about issues such as luxury vacations gifted to Clarence Thomas and the occupation of John Roberts’s wife.
The Supreme Court’s potential conflict-of-interest problem
The potential conflicts of interest keep stacking up for the Supreme Court. Today we break down the recent reports about issues such as luxury vacations gifted to Clarence Thomas and the occupation of John Roberts’s wife.
The sexual abuse verdict against Trump 10 May 2023 00:23:43
A civil jury in New York has found that former president Donald Trump sexually assaulted and defamed the writer E. Jean Carroll. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about the evidence, the possible political consequences and why this trial happened.
The sexual abuse verdict against Trump
A civil jury in New York has found that former president Donald Trump sexually assaulted and defamed the writer E. Jean Carroll. Today on “Post Reports,” we talk about the evidence, the possible political consequences and why this trial happened.
The end of the covid emergency 09 May 2023 00:26:07
The covid public health emergency is ending this week after more than three years. Today on “Post Reports,” health reporter Dan Diamond breaks down what this means for our day-to-day lives and our future pandemic preparedness.
The end of the covid emergency
The covid public health emergency is ending this week after more than three years. Today on “Post Reports,” health reporter Dan Diamond breaks down what this means for our day-to-day lives and our future pandemic preparedness.
Why are we forgetting the pandemic already? 08 May 2023 00:23:50
While the coronavirus emergency declaration officially ends this week, neuroscientist-turned-science-journalist Richard Sima has been pondering this question: Why are so many of us starting to forget much of the pandemic?
Why are we forgetting the pandemic already?
While the coronavirus emergency declaration officially ends this week, neuroscientist-turned-science-journalist Richard Sima has been pondering this question: Why are so many of us starting to forget much of the pandemic?
Crazy rich royals 05 May 2023 00:21:26
As Britain prepares for the coronation of its new king, there’s a big question looming: How rich are the royals really? Officially, it’s unknown how rich King Charles III is. And what we do know about his lucrative business empire is complicated.
Crazy rich royals
As Britain prepares for the coronation of its new king, there’s a big question looming: How rich are the royals really? Officially, it’s unknown how rich King Charles III is. And what we do know about his lucrative business empire is complicated.
TV and film writers hit the picket line 04 May 2023 00:25:39
Television and movie writers kicked off a strike this week after negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and Hollywood producers went sideways. Today we dig into why writers such as Josh Gondelman are hitting the picket lines.
TV and film writers hit the picket line
Television and movie writers kicked off a strike this week after negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and Hollywood producers went sideways. Today we dig into why writers such as Josh Gondelman are hitting the picket lines.
Small steps to live your best sustainable life 03 May 2023 00:21:11
The Post’s climate coach, Michael Coren, answers listener questions about how to live more sustainably.
Small steps to live your best sustainable life
The Post’s climate coach, Michael Coren, answers listener questions about how to live more sustainably.
Playing chicken with the debt ceiling 02 May 2023 00:19:29
The deadline to raise the debt ceiling is looming closer than anyone realized. Republicans are determined to use this moment for leverage, while Democrats are determined not to use the nation’s economic future as a bargaining chip.
Playing chicken with the debt ceiling
The deadline to raise the debt ceiling is looming closer than anyone realized. Republicans are determined to use this moment for leverage, while Democrats are determined not to use the nation’s economic future as a bargaining chip.
The threat within the world's largest refugee camp 01 May 2023 00:42:06
Join “Post Reports” on a journey through the Kutupalong mega camp in Bangladesh. It’s home to about a million Rohingya refugees who fled persecution in Myanmar only to face growing militant threats from within the camp.
The threat within the world's largest refugee camp
Join “Post Reports” on a journey through the Kutupalong mega camp in Bangladesh. It’s home to about a million Rohingya refugees who fled persecution in Myanmar only to face growing militant threats from within the camp.
Curtis Sittenfeld on “Romantic Comedy” 29 April 2023 00:47:43
On today’s bonus episode of “Post Reports,” a conversation between our senior host Martine Powers and the author Curtis Sittenfeld about her new book, “Romantic Comedy.”
Curtis Sittenfeld on “Romantic Comedy”
On today’s bonus episode of “Post Reports,” a conversation between our senior host Martine Powers and the author Curtis Sittenfeld about her new book, “Romantic Comedy.”
How artificial intelligence is saving people’s voices 28 April 2023 00:24:07
Today on “Post Reports,” how artificial intelligence can re-create voices that may have otherwise been lost to disease.
How artificial intelligence is saving people’s voices
Today on “Post Reports,” how artificial intelligence can re-create voices that may have otherwise been lost to disease.
Is Dianne Feinstein a liability for Democrats? 27 April 2023 00:24:57
After an ongoing medical absence, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is being called on by her colleagues to resign. Today, why Feinstein is in the hot seat and what this moment could mean for the trailblazer’s legacy.
Is Dianne Feinstein a liability for Democrats?
After an ongoing medical absence, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is being called on by her colleagues to resign. Today, why Feinstein is in the hot seat and what this moment could mean for the trailblazer’s legacy.
The rise of a shadowy Russian mercenary network 26 April 2023 00:28:31
The Wagner Group is a name that seems to be coming up often, whether it’s in connection with the war in Ukraine or the fighting in Sudan. Today on “Post Reports,” reporter Greg Miller unpacks the origins of this mercenary network and its growth fueling instability around the world.
The rise of a shadowy Russian mercenary network
The Wagner Group is a name that seems to be coming up often, whether it’s in connection with the war in Ukraine or the fighting in Sudan. Today on “Post Reports,” reporter Greg Miller unpacks the origins of this mercenary network and its growth fueling instability around the world.
The enthusiasm gap for Biden 2024 25 April 2023 00:25:35
Here we go again: President Biden has just announced his 2024 reelection bid. But has his time in the White House actually convinced voters to give him another four years? Or are even his supporters turning “blah” for Biden?
The enthusiasm gap for Biden 2024
Here we go again: President Biden has just announced his 2024 reelection bid. But has his time in the White House actually convinced voters to give him another four years? Or are even his supporters turning “blah” for Biden?
This Barbie is a business decision 24 April 2023 00:14:10
The new live-action Barbie movie is highly anticipated … among adults. Today on “Post Reports,” we unpack the business decisions behind Mattel’s move.
This Barbie is a business decision
The new live-action Barbie movie is highly anticipated … among adults. Today on “Post Reports,” we unpack the business decisions behind Mattel’s move.
The deadly world of white-supremacist prison gangs 21 April 2023 00:43:11
Missing people, buried car parts and human remains in Oklahoma: the silent but not so secret influence of white-supremacist prison gangs.
The deadly world of white-supremacist prison gangs
Missing people, buried car parts and human remains in Oklahoma: the silent but not so secret influence of white-supremacist prison gangs.
Does Disney have a Star Wars problem? 20 April 2023 00:26:22
Disney has planned out the next decade of Marvel and Star Wars films, but are audiences still willing to keep up with all its content, or is fatigue setting in?
Does Disney have a Star Wars problem?
Disney has planned out the next decade of Marvel and Star Wars films, but are audiences still willing to keep up with all its content, or is fatigue setting in?
The warring leaders pushing Sudan to the brink 19 April 2023 00:23:12
A violent showdown between Sudan’s two most powerful leaders has brought a new level of instability to the region. Today on “Post Reports,” a look at how the country went from hopes of democracy just a few years ago to being on the cusp of civil war.
The warring leaders pushing Sudan to the brink
A violent showdown between Sudan’s two most powerful leaders has brought a new level of instability to the region. Today on “Post Reports,” a look at how the country went from hopes of democracy just a few years ago to being on the cusp of civil war.
"I don't want to die trying to have a baby." 18 April 2023 00:34:32
Today, we look at how vague language in antiabortion laws has disrupted the standard of care for a pregnancy complication called PPROM.
"I don't want to die trying to have a baby."
Today, we look at how vague language in antiabortion laws has disrupted the standard of care for a pregnancy complication called PPROM.
What DeSantis did at Guantánamo Bay 17 April 2023 00:28:45
When Ron DeSantis first ran for governor in Florida in 2018, a campaign ad boasted that he “dealt with terrorists in Guantánamo Bay.” Today on "Post Reports," our reporter digs in on everything we can learn about that time.
What DeSantis did at Guantánamo Bay
When Ron DeSantis first ran for governor in Florida in 2018, a campaign ad boasted that he “dealt with terrorists in Guantánamo Bay.” Today on "Post Reports," our reporter digs in on everything we can learn about that time.
Fox News on trial 14 April 2023 00:23:50
Ahead of opening arguments Monday, we unpack the Dominion defamation case against Fox News, and what the outcome could mean for the future of the media and democracy.
Fox News on trial
Ahead of opening arguments Monday, we unpack the Dominion defamation case against Fox News, and what the outcome could mean for the future of the media and democracy.
The gamers behind a leak of state secrets 13 April 2023 00:32:11
For the past week, the world has been transfixed by a massive leak of top-secret Pentagon documents. Today, we hear directly from one of the teenagers who was part of the Discord channel where it all started, and get inside the head of the alleged leaker.
The gamers behind a leak of state secrets
For the past week, the world has been transfixed by a massive leak of top-secret Pentagon documents. Today, we hear directly from one of the teenagers who was part of the Discord channel where it all started, and get inside the head of the alleged leaker.
The top-secret document leak panicking U.S. officials 12 April 2023 00:21:26
The photos of top-secret Pentagon documents first started appearing online on Discord, a chat platform popular with gamers. But where did they come from? And just how many military secrets do they contain?
The top-secret document leak panicking U.S. officials
The photos of top-secret Pentagon documents first started appearing online on Discord, a chat platform popular with gamers. But where did they come from? And just how many military secrets do they contain?
Will abortion pills stay legal? 11 April 2023 00:24:26
Late Friday, two conflicting rulings threw a key abortion medication’s FDA approval into question. Today on Post Reports, we break down the legal confusion and talk about what could happen next.
Will abortion pills stay legal?
Late Friday, two conflicting rulings threw a key abortion medication’s FDA approval into question. Today on Post Reports, we break down the legal confusion and talk about what could happen next.
The virus hunters 10 April 2023 00:35:06
A journey into the wild world of high-risk virus hunting, a coming reckoning, and The Post’s year-long investigation into the U.S. role in pushing such research to the edge.
The virus hunters
A journey into the wild world of high-risk virus hunting, a coming reckoning, and The Post’s year-long investigation into the U.S. role in pushing such research to the edge.
The Iraq I never knew 07 April 2023 00:24:57
What is it like to leave a country in crisis - only to return years later to a devastated homeland? Today, a Post photojournalist journeys back to Iraq after 24 years.
The Iraq I never knew
What is it like to leave a country in crisis - only to return years later to a devastated homeland? Today, a Post photojournalist journeys back to Iraq after 24 years.
Why American cities are getting Whiter 06 April 2023 00:28:19
Many American cities are being gentrified — and getting Whiter. Today on “Post Reports,” we go to Denver to see how the city has changed and what longtime residents are doing about it.
Why American cities are getting Whiter
Many American cities are being gentrified — and getting Whiter. Today on “Post Reports,” we go to Denver to see how the city has changed and what longtime residents are doing about it.
How Putin pushed Finland to join NATO 05 April 2023 00:25:25
Finland just joined NATO. Sweden is waiting in the wings. Will this beefed-up security alliance — a direct result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine — be enough to keep President Vladimir Putin at bay?
How Putin pushed Finland to join NATO
Finland just joined NATO. Sweden is waiting in the wings. Will this beefed-up security alliance — a direct result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine — be enough to keep President Vladimir Putin at bay?
The politics of Trump's surrender 04 April 2023 00:27:05
Former president Donald Trump was arraigned Tuesday for hush money payments made to adult-film star Stormy Daniels. Here’s what that means politically for the GOP and Trump.
The politics of Trump's surrender
Former president Donald Trump was arraigned Tuesday for hush money payments made to adult-film star Stormy Daniels. Here’s what that means politically for the GOP and Trump.
An historic global heist — and a rapper on trial 03 April 2023 00:28:46
Former Fugees rapper Pras is on trial for conspiracy, money laundering and acting as a foreign agent. The case, involving celebrities and political figures, is a small part of a bigger scandal: the $4.5 billion theft from the Malaysian government.
An historic global heist — and a rapper on trial
Former Fugees rapper Pras is on trial for conspiracy, money laundering and acting as a foreign agent. The case, involving celebrities and political figures, is a small part of a bigger scandal: the $4.5 billion theft from the Malaysian government.
Trump’s indicted. Now what? 31 March 2023 00:28:41
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted. Today, how the case could test the limits of our political and legal systems.
Trump’s indicted. Now what?
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted. Today, how the case could test the limits of our political and legal systems.
Finding love in an AI place 30 March 2023 00:28:02
As loneliness rates spike, more people are getting romantically and emotionally attached to artificial intelligence bots. Today, we report on what it’s like to fall in love with software (and what happens when it breaks your heart).
Finding love in an AI place
As loneliness rates spike, more people are getting romantically and emotionally attached to artificial intelligence bots. Today, we report on what it’s like to fall in love with software (and what happens when it breaks your heart).
Can the pitch clock save baseball? 29 March 2023 00:20:54
“America’s Pastime” is struggling to keep Americans interested. Today ahead of Opening Day, we talk about Major League Baseball’s introduction of a pitch clock to try to speed things up and appeal to younger audiences.
Can the pitch clock save baseball?
“America’s Pastime” is struggling to keep Americans interested. Today ahead of Opening Day, we talk about Major League Baseball’s introduction of a pitch clock to try to speed things up and appeal to younger audiences.
How the AR-15 became America’s gun 28 March 2023 00:20:02
At a school in Nashville on Monday, a shooter used two AR-style weapons and a handgun to kill three children and three adults. Today on “Post Reports,” we look at the history of the AR-15 and how it became America’s gun.
How the AR-15 became America’s gun
At a school in Nashville on Monday, a shooter used two AR-style weapons and a handgun to kill three children and three adults. Today on “Post Reports,” we look at the history of the AR-15 and how it became America’s gun.
A turning point in Israel 27 March 2023 00:21:07
Nationwide strikes and protests erupted in Israel as outrage grew over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the country’s courts. Many saw the move as a threat to Israel’s democracy. And on Monday, Netanyahu announced he would put the plan on pause.
A turning point in Israel
Nationwide strikes and protests erupted in Israel as outrage grew over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to overhaul the country’s courts. Many saw the move as a threat to Israel’s democracy. And on Monday, Netanyahu announced he would put the plan on pause.
The realities of being transgender in the U.S. 24 March 2023 00:18:00
Today, what a landmark poll of U.S. transgender adults reveals about what life is like for trans people in America.
The realities of being transgender in the U.S.
Today, what a landmark poll of U.S. transgender adults reveals about what life is like for trans people in America.
Mr. TikTok goes to Washington 23 March 2023 00:26:20
TikTok is on Capitol Hill today. Shou Zi Chew, the CEO of the popular social media app, testified in front of Congress about the company’s data security practices and its relationship with the Chinese government, as more lawmakers advocate for banning the app in the United States.
Mr. TikTok goes to Washington
TikTok is on Capitol Hill today. Shou Zi Chew, the CEO of the popular social media app, testified in front of Congress about the company’s data security practices and its relationship with the Chinese government, as more lawmakers advocate for banning the app in the United States.
Putin and Xi want a new world order 22 March 2023 00:19:50
Today, what Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit could mean for the balance of global power.
Putin and Xi want a new world order
Today, what Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit could mean for the balance of global power.
What priests on Grindr can tell us about data privacy 21 March 2023 00:27:00
A conservative Catholic group spent millions of dollars on app data that identified gay priests. A Washington Post investigation dives into how this secretive group got data from Grindr and other apps, and what this story can tell us about data privacy in the U.S.
What priests on Grindr can tell us about data privacy
A conservative Catholic group spent millions of dollars on app data that identified gay priests. A Washington Post investigation dives into how this secretive group got data from Grindr and other apps, and what this story can tell us about data privacy in the U.S.
Should I be worried about all the bank failures? 20 March 2023 00:18:31
Are we in the middle of a financial crisis? Today’s show breaks down the latest bank crises — from Credit Suisse to First Republic.
Should I be worried about all the bank failures?
Are we in the middle of a financial crisis? Today’s show breaks down the latest bank crises — from Credit Suisse to First Republic.
What's in an American name? 17 March 2023 00:23:25
As the U.S. continues to grow racially and ethnically diverse, that shift is reflected in how our names are changing. Still, culture wars persist. And that can mean Americans are forced to consider what makes us American, and what makes a name American.
What's in an American name?
As the U.S. continues to grow racially and ethnically diverse, that shift is reflected in how our names are changing. Still, culture wars persist. And that can mean Americans are forced to consider what makes us American, and what makes a name American.
The Texas case that could soon upend abortion everywhere 16 March 2023 00:24:32
Today on Post Reports, we take you to an abortion hearing in Amarillo, Tex., that the judge didn’t want you to know was coming.
The Texas case that could soon upend abortion everywhere
Today on Post Reports, we take you to an abortion hearing in Amarillo, Tex., that the judge didn’t want you to know was coming.
Did the AI behind ChatGPT just get smarter? 15 March 2023 00:20:37
The AI behind ChatGPT just got an upgrade. But it might not have all of the bells and whistles that some were expecting.
Did the AI behind ChatGPT just get smarter?
The AI behind ChatGPT just got an upgrade. But it might not have all of the bells and whistles that some were expecting.
What teachers won’t teach anymore 14 March 2023 00:28:11
Teachers across the nation are changing how they teach in response to state laws, administrative decrees and parental pressure. Today on “Post Reports,” we explore three examples of things teachers are cutting from their lesson plans.
What teachers won’t teach anymore
Teachers across the nation are changing how they teach in response to state laws, administrative decrees and parental pressure. Today on “Post Reports,” we explore three examples of things teachers are cutting from their lesson plans.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank 13 March 2023 00:21:15
Silicon Valley Bank is dead. The institution that was a major financier for venture capitalists, tech start-ups and other Silicon Valley outfits has collapsed. Enter: the federal government.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank is dead. The institution that was a major financier for venture capitalists, tech start-ups and other Silicon Valley outfits has collapsed. Enter: the federal government.
Hollywood sets have a safety problem 10 March 2023 00:25:17
It’s not just on movie sets like the infamous “Rust.” Beyond Hollywood’s glitz and glamor, and the spectacle of the upcoming 95th Academy Awards, there are hidden dangers on many of the sets for the tv shows and movies we love.
Hollywood sets have a safety problem
It’s not just on movie sets like the infamous “Rust.” Beyond Hollywood’s glitz and glamor, and the spectacle of the upcoming 95th Academy Awards, there are hidden dangers on many of the sets for the tv shows and movies we love.
The science of pandemic grief 09 March 2023 00:24:12
Today on Post Reports, as we near the three-year mark of the pandemic, health reporter Lena Sun digs into the science of grief and what she learned through her own loss. Her mother was one of more than 1 million Americans who died of covid.
The science of pandemic grief
Today on Post Reports, as we near the three-year mark of the pandemic, health reporter Lena Sun digs into the science of grief and what she learned through her own loss. Her mother was one of more than 1 million Americans who died of covid.
The kidnapping of four Americans in Mexico 08 March 2023 00:20:12
Today, what we know about the four Americans who were kidnapped in Mexico, and what this incident can tell us about medical tourism, the security situation at the U.S. southern border, and how U.S. policy has contributed to the problems.
The kidnapping of four Americans in Mexico
Today, what we know about the four Americans who were kidnapped in Mexico, and what this incident can tell us about medical tourism, the security situation at the U.S. southern border, and how U.S. policy has contributed to the problems.
Surviving on less than $6 a meal 07 March 2023 00:17:30
More than 30 million Americans rely on federal food assistance. The benefits increased during the pandemic, but that program ended this month. Today on “Post Reports,” Laura Reiley unpacks what’s behind the cuts and their adverse impact on hunger in America.
Surviving on less than $6 a meal
More than 30 million Americans rely on federal food assistance. The benefits increased during the pandemic, but that program ended this month. Today on “Post Reports,” Laura Reiley unpacks what’s behind the cuts and their adverse impact on hunger in America.
The alleged Ponzi scheme that preyed on Mormons 06 March 2023 00:25:32
Today on the show, the $500 million alleged Ponzi scheme that preyed on Mormons.
The alleged Ponzi scheme that preyed on Mormons
Today on the show, the $500 million alleged Ponzi scheme that preyed on Mormons.
What really happens to your donated clothes 03 March 2023 00:15:38
If you’re gearing up to clean out your closet this spring, you might be wondering: Where can I donate all these clothes? And: What actually happens to these clothes after I donate them? The Washington Post’s climate solutions team has some answers.
What really happens to your donated clothes
If you’re gearing up to clean out your closet this spring, you might be wondering: Where can I donate all these clothes? And: What actually happens to these clothes after I donate them? The Washington Post’s climate solutions team has some answers.
How AP African American studies became so controversial 02 March 2023 00:26:22
Why did the College Board, which oversees Advanced Placement classes, change certain parts of the AP African American studies course framework? Post Reports digs into the latest controversy about the new AP course, still in its pilot stages.
How AP African American studies became so controversial
Why did the College Board, which oversees Advanced Placement classes, change certain parts of the AP African American studies course framework? Post Reports digs into the latest controversy about the new AP course, still in its pilot stages.
A new era of extremism in Israel and the West Bank 01 March 2023 00:23:37
Violence in the occupied West Bank has entered a new era of escalation. Miriam Berger, reporting from the region, breaks down what’s behind this turmoil and its connection to a new right-wing government in Israel.
A new era of extremism in Israel and the West Bank
Violence in the occupied West Bank has entered a new era of escalation. Miriam Berger, reporting from the region, breaks down what’s behind this turmoil and its connection to a new right-wing government in Israel.
Revelations from the defamation case against Fox News 28 February 2023 00:23:01
In the wake of the 2020 election, Fox News aired false claims about election fraud promoted by Trump allies. A lawsuit, however, reveals that top executives and hosts privately doubted the legitimacy of those claims. Reporter Jeremy Barr joins us to explain.
Revelations from the defamation case against Fox News
In the wake of the 2020 election, Fox News aired false claims about election fraud promoted by Trump allies. A lawsuit, however, reveals that top executives and hosts privately doubted the legitimacy of those claims. Reporter Jeremy Barr joins us to explain.
The push for the four-day workweek 27 February 2023 00:26:16
Today on Post Reports, we look at how the boundaries between work and life are potentially changing, from the feasibility of a four-day workweek to protections for workers when they're off the clock.
The push for the four-day workweek
Today on Post Reports, we look at how the boundaries between work and life are potentially changing, from the feasibility of a four-day workweek to protections for workers when they're off the clock.
A message from Martine 25 February 2023 00:01:57
Today from "Post Reports," a quick message from Martine about what she’s working on and why she won’t be in your ears as much for the next few months. (We promise, it’s good news!)
A message from Martine
Today from "Post Reports," a quick message from Martine about what she’s working on and why she won’t be in your ears as much for the next few months. (We promise, it’s good news!)
The war in Ukraine, one year later 24 February 2023 00:31:50
It’s been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. The Post’s Ukraine Bureau Chief reflects on the war, its impacts and what the future might look like for these countries.
The war in Ukraine, one year later
It’s been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. The Post’s Ukraine Bureau Chief reflects on the war, its impacts and what the future might look like for these countries.
They still love Trump. But will they vote for him again? 23 February 2023 00:24:38
Today, we look at how former Donald Trump voters are feeling about his 2024 presidential run, and whether Trump’s grip on the Republican base is slipping.
They still love Trump. But will they vote for him again?
Today, we look at how former Donald Trump voters are feeling about his 2024 presidential run, and whether Trump’s grip on the Republican base is slipping.
Should we still be worried about a recession? 22 February 2023 00:17:47
For months, economists warned that the U.S. economy may enter a recession. Instead, the economy appears to be doing much better than expected. Rachel Siegel joins us to explain why economists have been worried, and what led this economy to defy predictions.
Should we still be worried about a recession?
For months, economists warned that the U.S. economy may enter a recession. Instead, the economy appears to be doing much better than expected. Rachel Siegel joins us to explain why economists have been worried, and what led this economy to defy predictions.
‘What if Yale finds out?’ 21 February 2023 00:21:42
“Post Reports” looks at why students were asked to leave Yale University while they were having mental health crises.
‘What if Yale finds out?’
“Post Reports” looks at why students were asked to leave Yale University while they were having mental health crises.
Beyoncé’s Renaissance 17 February 2023 00:28:40
Today on Post Reports, culture writer Helena Andrews-Dyer breaks down our current Beyoncé moment: After breaking the record for Grammy wins and ahead of her upcoming world tour, we talk about why Beyoncé is more relevant than ever.
Beyoncé’s Renaissance
Today on Post Reports, culture writer Helena Andrews-Dyer breaks down our current Beyoncé moment: After breaking the record for Grammy wins and ahead of her upcoming world tour, we talk about why Beyoncé is more relevant than ever.
Living next to a chemical disaster in Ohio 16 February 2023 00:18:58
Nearly two weeks ago near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border, a train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed, forcing residents in East Palestine to evacuate. But as cleanup continues, many residents still have questions about whether it’s safe to keep living there.
Living next to a chemical disaster in Ohio
Nearly two weeks ago near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border, a train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed, forcing residents in East Palestine to evacuate. But as cleanup continues, many residents still have questions about whether it’s safe to keep living there.
Nikki Haley has entered the presidential chat 15 February 2023 00:19:00
Former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley announced that she’s running for president. Today on “Post Reports,” we hear from her supporters about why they’re choosing her over former president Donald Trump, and what her entrance means for the 2024 race.
Nikki Haley has entered the presidential chat
Former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley announced that she’s running for president. Today on “Post Reports,” we hear from her supporters about why they’re choosing her over former president Donald Trump, and what her entrance means for the 2024 race.
The race against the clock in Turkey and Syria 14 February 2023 00:21:47
Early last week, earthquakes hit southern Turkey and northwestern Syria. The death toll had surpassed 41,000 people by Tuesday. As rescuers continue the search for survivors in both countries, many people are sleeping in cars or tents.
The race against the clock in Turkey and Syria
Early last week, earthquakes hit southern Turkey and northwestern Syria. The death toll had surpassed 41,000 people by Tuesday. As rescuers continue the search for survivors in both countries, many people are sleeping in cars or tents.
The AI arms race is on 13 February 2023 00:31:52
Big Tech was moving cautiously on AI. Then came ChatGPT. As tech reporter Nitasha Tiku explains, the surge of attention around ChatGPT is pressuring tech giants to move faster, potentially sweeping safety concerns aside.
The AI arms race is on
Big Tech was moving cautiously on AI. Then came ChatGPT. As tech reporter Nitasha Tiku explains, the surge of attention around ChatGPT is pressuring tech giants to move faster, potentially sweeping safety concerns aside.
What ‘The Last of Us’ means for TV 10 February 2023 00:14:58
HBO’s new show “The Last of Us,” which is based on a 2013 video game, has won acclaim from critics and gamers alike for its unique twist on a zombie story. Gene Park joins us to explain why the TV show has resonated with viewers.
What ‘The Last of Us’ means for TV
HBO’s new show “The Last of Us,” which is based on a 2013 video game, has won acclaim from critics and gamers alike for its unique twist on a zombie story. Gene Park joins us to explain why the TV show has resonated with viewers.
The antiabortion movement at a crossroads 09 February 2023 00:23:24
The antiabortion movement spent nearly 50 years organizing around one goal: overturning Roe v. Wade. With that success, what’s next? We go inside the movement’s biggest annual event to examine its diverging paths and possible futures.
The antiabortion movement at a crossroads
The antiabortion movement spent nearly 50 years organizing around one goal: overturning Roe v. Wade. With that success, what’s next? We go inside the movement’s biggest annual event to examine its diverging paths and possible futures.
A ballooning interest in China's spy program 08 February 2023 00:20:42
Today on Post Reports, we talk to national security reporter Shane Harris about exclusive reporting from The Washington Post on the vast aerial surveillance program behind the Chinese spy balloon.
A ballooning interest in China's spy program