Trump allies seek to co-opt coming election-security case to bolster 2020 lie

The largely left-leaning plaintiffs in the federal civil case going to trial this week in Georgia allege that the state’s voting machines are vulnerable to hacking -- not that they have been hacked.

By Emma Brown and Amy GardnerJanuary 7, 2024

Complaints about home birth midwives languish amid Maryland backlog

After their babies died, parents in Maryland sought help from the state Board of Nursing, which regulates midwives. They are still waiting.

By Amy BrittainDecember 26, 2023

Fat Leonard thought he was going free. Now he’s locked up in Miami.

Leonard Francis, the U.S. fugitive and celebrated con man, thought Venezuela was giving him his freedom. Instead, he was put on a plane back to the U.S.

By Craig WhitlockDecember 21, 2023

Khashoggi’s widow wins political asylum in the United States

The decision may be the final act in the twisted drama of Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination by a Saudi hit squad in Turkey.

By Dana PriestDecember 21, 2023

Watch ‘Failure at the Fence’

“Frontline” and The Washington Post partnered on a detailed examination of how Hamas breached Israel’s vaunted “Iron Wall” on Oct. 7 to carry out its attack.

By Jon Swaine, Joyce Sohyun Lee and Sarah CahlanDecember 19, 2023

What we know about the Smithsonian’s human remains

The Smithsonian’s human brains were taken mostly from Black and Indigenous people and other people of color. Read key findings from The Post’s investigation.

By Nicole Dungca, Claire Healy and Andrew Ba TranDecember 15, 2023

Search the Smithsonian’s records on human remains

The Smithsonian holds over 30,700 human remains, but never released a full inventory. The Post offers a starting point to learn more about the collection.

By Andrew Ba Tran, Claire Healy and Nicole DungcaDecember 15, 2023

Former employees say Smithsonian resisted action on human remains

Interviews with former Smithsonian employees show they faced resistance from Natural History Museum anthropologists when seeking to repatriate human remains.

By Nicole Dungca and Claire HealyDecember 15, 2023

Smithsonian targeted D.C.’s vulnerable to build brain collection

The Smithsonian museum’s collection of human remains contains dozens of brains from vulnerable Washington, D.C., residents, many taken without consent.

By Nicole Dungca and Claire HealyDecember 14, 2023

When government officials withhold records, the public pays the price

D.C. police declined to release the disciplinary file of retired officer Brett Parson, and The Post sued. FOIA Director Nate Jones explains what we found out.

By Nate JonesDecember 14, 2023

U.S. may hold key to finding remains of Grenada’s prime minister

A Post podcast finds the U.S. may have more information about the whereabouts of the body of Grenada’s prime minister, Maurice Bishop, executed in a 1983 coup.

By Martine Powers, Ted Muldoon and Rennie SvirnovskiyDecember 8, 2023

‘The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop’: Podcast episode guide

An episode guide: Grenada’s prime minister was executed in a coup in 1983. The location of his remains is unknown. New details reveal the role the U.S. played.

By Martine Powers, Ted Muldoon and Rennie SvirnovskiyDecember 6, 2023

Businessman accused of bribing Sen. Menendez had deep ties to Egypt

Wael Hana’s extensive ties to the Egyptian government included arranging the shipment of military equipment from the U.S., associates say.

By Shawn Boburg, Claire Parker, Terrence McCoy and Marina DiasNovember 27, 2023

Forbidden Russian oil flows into Pentagon supply chain

After multiple changes of ownership, the fuel is sold to a Greek refinery that serves the U.S. military, a Post examination finds.

By Evan Halper, Dalton Bennett and Jonathan O'ConnellNovember 14, 2023

A home birth midwife faces scrutiny after a baby dies. It’s not the first time.

Infants are twice as likely to die after planned home births compared with hospital deliveries, a Post investigation found. Inconsistent laws and limited accountability make it difficult to evaluate a home birth midwife’s record.

By Amy BrittainNovember 14, 2023

Philip Meyer, reporter who brought data crunching to newsrooms, dies at 93

In the 1960s, he pioneered using social science methods and computers for investigative journalism.

By Michael S. RosenwaldNovember 9, 2023

A guide to the friends and patrons of Clarence and Ginni Thomas

These are the associates of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Ginni, have given gifts, made payments or otherwise supported the couple based on recent reporting from various news outlets.

By Shawn BoburgNovember 9, 2023

Mapping Israel’s ground assault into Gaza

The Washington Post geolocated videos, photos and satellite images to understand where Israeli’s ground assault has reached within Gaza.

By Meg Kelly, Imogen Piper, Evan Hill, Joyce Sohyun Lee and Laris KarklisOctober 31, 2023

A barrage and a midair explosion: What visual evidence shows about the Gaza hospital blast

Videos analyzed by The Washington Post reveal that rockets were launched from Gaza in the direction of al-Ahli Hospital 44 seconds before an explosion there.

By Evan Hill, Meg Kelly and Imogen PiperOctober 26, 2023

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.

By Ted MuldoonOctober 12, 2023