The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Breaking news, analysis, and opinion. Founded in 1877. Our staff on Twitter:

15402243 followers  •  1658 follow  •    •

How to cook a simple, flavorful pot of beans and use it throughout the week

Opinion: Trump’s dismissal of competent officials is an attack on accountability

Perspective: A complete list of what to do — and not do — for everyone teaching kids at home during the coronavirus crisis

Perspective: If you can’t pay your mortgage, here’s what you need to know

On Twitter, almost 60 percent of false claims about coronavirus remain online — without a warning label

Perspective: Moms will inevitably shoulder extra domestic work during this pandemic. Here’s how their partners can help.

Sign up for The Post's newsletter that tracks the coronavirus outbreak and keeps you updated on the latest developments.

tweet picture

Tracking U.S. coronavirus deaths and reported cases by state

China probes tycoon who labeled Xi a "clown" for fumbling coronavirus response


It took 70 days from initial notification for Trump to treat the coronavirus not as a distant threat or harmless flu strain, but as a lethal force poised to kill tens of thousands. That period now stands as critical time that was squandered.

The Trump administration is prohibiting CDC officials from using these words or phrases in any official documents being prepared for next year’s budget: “vulnerable” “entitlement” “diversity” “transgender” “fetus” “evidence-based” “science-based”

More than 11,000 scientists from around the world declare a "climate emergency"

U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic

7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion

Trump "didn’t know people died from the flu." It killed his grandfather.

Antarctica just hit 65 degrees, its warmest temperature ever recorded