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Perspective: Leaving a loved one behind a strange closed door, whether she’s 18 or 86

More parents give dietary supplements to kids. But experts warn about their potential danger.

Perspective: I thought if I hid my anxiety, I could shield my children. I was wrong.

He’s 26 years old but still sees a pediatrician: Why some young adults don’t move on.

Why black women issued a public demand for "reproductive justice" 25 years ago

Perspective: Why do people keep convincing themselves they’ve solved this medieval mystery?


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”

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

The biggest boy band in the world, BTS, has been dominating music charts and selling out tour dates. But while they’ve shattered records, stereotypes are another matter.

Because knowing empowers us. Knowing helps us decide. Knowing keeps us free. #democracydiesindarkness 

Eleven hundred ninety-six. That’s the number of names on this page. People who were doing ordinary things until they were shot to death by killers bent on mass fatalities. In today’s Washington Post, a special 12-page print section lists every mass shooting victim since 1966.

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Analysis: The military spends five times as much on Viagra as it would on transgender troops’ medical care

After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owners' return. They’ve finally been reunited.