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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

For decades, the CIA read the encrypted communications of allies and adversaries

For more than half a century, governments all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret. But what none of …


Ryan Crocker’s reluctance to negotiate with Taliban recounted in Afghan report

Ryan Crocker, a Spokane native who served as ambassador in the Middle East during six presidential administrations, was interviewed in 2016 for “Lessons Learned,” a project conducted through the Special …


Carolyn Hax: Sick of parents constantly undermining my family rules

Carolyn Hax advice column for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.


DC’s free commuter paper ends run with shot at smart phones

Washington’s daily free commuter newspaper, Express, always prided itself on wit. The paper is published by The Washington Post and when Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos bought the Post in 2013, …


Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.


Tom Acitelli: Why Elizabeth Warren – and every would-be president – prefers macrobrews

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., broadcast a live Instagram video on New Year’s Eve that showed her drinking a Michelob Ultra in her kitchen in Cambridge. “The club soda of beer,” …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor said Thursday he’s seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the …


Saudis call for Amazon boycott over anger at Washington Post

Saudis who are angry at the Washington Post’s coverage of the kingdom in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder are calling for a boycott of Amazon.com Inc. because of its …


Carolyn Hax: He swears he’ll never forgive his late girlfriend’s parents for trying to take his daughter

Carolyn Hax advice column for Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018

Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018

Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ murdered journalist Khashoggi

President Donald Trump said Monday that “rogue killers” could be responsible for a Saudi journalist’s disappearance after a personal phone call in which Trump said Saudi Arabia’s King Salman strongly …


Carolyn Hax: Girlfriend doesn’t think he’d be enough of a ‘bulldog’ in the delivery room

Carolyn Hax advice column for


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

Washington Post, citing Turkish officials, say Saudi writer killed

Turkish investigators believe a prominent Saudi journalist who contributed to the Washington Post was killed in “a preplanned murder” at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, the Post reported Saturday night, …


Poll shows almost half of Americans support impeachment against Trump

Nearly half of Americans want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings that could lead to President Donald Trump being removed from office, a poll released Friday shows.


Carolyn Hax: Friend’s decision to marry a dud speaks volumes about friend

Carolyn Hax advice column for Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.


Trump renews attack on Washington Post, Amazon

President Donald Trump resumed his public campaign against the Washington Post on Monday, calling the newspaper an “expensive lobbyist” for Amazon.com, whose CEO, billionaire Jeff Bezos, owns the newspaper.


Carolyn Hax: Grandmother strives to fairly distribute gifts to grandkids from blended family

Carolyn Hax advice column for Friday, June 29, 2018.


The Washington Post’s John Feinstein on UW hoops coach Mike Hopkins

For a long time – longer than he even cares to remember – Mike Hopkins was certain about his coaching future.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018

Washington Post’s John Feinstein on Mark Few, Zags

After Gonzaga’s Final Four breakthrough, higher expectations but lifelong memories


Review: ‘The Post’ romantically rouses the ideals of the fourth estate

“The Post” tells of a great moment in journalism – and a great moment in one remarkable woman’s life.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017

Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter

President Donald Trump has demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter who posted a photo of Trump’s Florida rally Friday.


Sullivan: Real journalism bags fake-news hunters

News people used to joke that readers should never be allowed to see how the sausage is made. Now we need to show that messy process as clearly as possible. …


Woman approached Post with false tale about Moore. She appears to be part of sting.

A woman who falsely claimed to the Washington Post that Roy Moore, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Alabama, impregnated her as a teenager appears to work with an organization …


Trump replies ‘MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!’ to tweet about his attacks on African-Americans

President Donald Trump kicked off Thanksgiving Day by replying to a tweet that said his latest Twitter feud is part of a racist pattern of attacking prominent African-Americans.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017

New sex assault allegation hits Moore; withdrawal calls grow

A new accuser said Monday that as a teenager in the 1970s she was sexually assaulted by Roy Moore in a locked car, further rocking the Alabama Republican’s race for …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017

GOP leaders bolt from Senate candidate Moore after sex claim

A month before Alabama’s special election, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore abruptly faced lurid allegations Thursday of sexual misconduct with minors decades ago – and an immediate backlash from party …


The day 30,000 white supremacists in KKK robes marched in the nation’s capital

The Ku Klux Klan was at the height of its popularity when more than 30,000 members – racists and anti-Semites marching 22 abreast and 14 rows deep – paraded down …


UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017

Putin not paying Trump, but Russia spreading propaganda, McMorris Rodgers says

Vladimir Putin isn’t paying Donald Trump, but the United States should be doing more to fight Russian propaganda, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said.


UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017

Investigation of Trump’s charity wins Pulitzer Prize

The biggest U.S. news story of 2016 – the tumultuous presidential campaign – yielded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for the Washington Post reporter who not only raised doubts about …


Redoubt movement threatens Idaho politics

It wouldn’t matter if they were looking for a place to hunker down and lay low, but some survivalists get involved in politics and bring their over-the-top suspicions with them.