The TikTok buildup: Videos reveal Russian forces closing in on Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin and top Russian officials for months have been denying that Moscow is preparing to mount an invasion of neighboring Ukraine. But military analysts say videos posted to TikTok and other social media platforms tell another story.
Fatal police shootings in 2021 set record since The Post began tracking, despite public outcry
The new count is up from 1,021 shootings the previous year, despite sustained public attention to and controversy over police use of force. While reaching a new high, experts said the 2021 total was within expected bounds.
How Ethiopia used a Turkish drone in a strike that killed nearly 60 civilians
Aid workers at the displacement camp in Tigray hit by the drone strike were adamant that the people killed and wounded were civilians fleeing the war rather than combatants in it.
Takeaways from the Pegasus Project
Here are key takeaways from the Pegasus Project, which found that spyware leased by the NSO Group was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives and the two women closest to murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
NSO offered ‘bags of cash’ for access to U.S. cell networks, whistleblower claims
Surveillance company NSO Group offered to give representatives of an American mobile security firm “bags of cash” in exchange for access to global cellular networks, according to a whistleblower who has described the encounter in confidential disclosures to the Justice Department.
Spyware secretly hacked the phones of journalists and activists worldwide. Here's what we found.
Technology reporter Drew Harwell breaks down the key takeaways from The Pegasus Project, our investigation into NSO Group's military-grade spyware.
As Giuliani coordinated plan for Trump electoral votes in states Biden won, some electors balked
One elector who refused to participate in the plan, which has became a focus of the House Jan. 6 committee, told The Washington Post he was “not going to jump on a bandwagon to say that I know better than the courts.”
A UAE agency put Pegasus spyware on phone of Jamal Khashoggi’s wife months before his murder, new forensics show
The new analysis challenges NSO claims that the murdered journalist's wife, Hanan Elatr, 'was not a target'
'I lost my life’: Jamal Khashoggi’s widow shares her story
Hanan Elatr is haunted by the killing of her husband. Now, she has learned that a UAE agency put Pegasus spyware on her phone months before his murder.
Inside a district attorney’s campaign to reform the Austin police department
In just 10 months, the new prosecutor won indictments against nine law enforcement officials. Now he is in a showdown with police.
Astroworld victims died of compression asphyxia, medical examiner says
Most of the Astroworld concertgoers who died were in one highly packed area, a Washington Post video timeline previously revealed.
Phil Waldron, backer of Jan. 6 PowerPoint, is invited to speak to Louisiana voting panel
The decision to invite Waldron shows how proponents of election fraud falsehoods are cementing a place in public discussion about the future of voting in America.
Election denier who circulated Jan. 6 PowerPoint says he met with Meadows at White House
Philip Waldron, a retired U.S. Army colonel, attended an Oval Office meeting with Trump and had multiple conversations with the White House chief of staff, he said in an interview.
Low-profile heiress who ‘played a strong role’ in financing Jan. 6 rally is thrust into spotlight
Julie Fancelli, 72, a daughter of the Publix supermarkets founder, said she did not expect or support violence at the U.S. Capitol that day.
Sidney Powell group raised more than $14 million spreading election falsehoods
Records also detail acrimony between Powell and her top lieutenants over how the money — now a focus of inquiries by federal prosecutors and Congress — was being handled.
ICE’s deportation ‘force-multiplier’: Local sheriffs
Today on Post Reports, a deep examination of the sheriffs involved in the controversial 287(g) program. Plus, how the new republic of Barbados signals a changing tide for the British crown.
Most of the dead Astroworld victims were in one highly packed area, video timeline shows
Using exclusive video, interviews with witnesses and expert crowd analysis, The Post reconstructed the chaos in one section of the audience at rapper Travis Scott’s music festival.