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Democrats are on a perilous course as they seek a nominee to challenge Trump

That the Democratic nomination campaign has come to this was never in anybody’s calculus, certainly not as the party made the turn from its success in retaking the House during the 2018 midterms and looked ahead to 2020....

Diving into the tranquility of Tahiti

Swells pitch the boat as the rain turns horizontal. We are only a few hundred yards from shore, but the dock from where we departed is barely visible through the gale. At our guide’s signal, we drop from...

Nevada results live: track the votes as they come in | US news

Democrats in Nevada will caucus for their chosen candidates this evening, as the third state in the primary season speaks its voice. Nevada is the first majority non-white state to vote, so the contest will be closely watched...

Italy towns lock down after Covid spreads, 2 deaths

Schools, businesses and restaurant were closed in a dozen northern Italian towns Saturday following reports of two deaths tied to an outbreak of the coronavirus in the region.A female resident in the Lombardy region died only hours after a...

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser goes all-in for Mike Bloomberg for president

It is among the reasons Bowser (D), 47, says she is not fazed by allegations that former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg made profane and sexist comments about women. Since endorsing Bloomberg three weeks ago, she has become...

On the trail with former senator Carol Moseley Braun as she stumps for Joe...

Annette Magnus, executive director of Battle Born Progress, a progressive advocacy group, introduces a special guest. “She’s fabulous,” Magnus gushes. “She’s a pioneer on so many things.”After a few more platitudes, the lady of the hour strides to...

Portland: man convicted of murder in stabbing deaths of two men on train |...

A man accused of fatally stabbing two people who prosecutors said tried to stop his racist tirade against two young black women on an Oregon commuter train was convicted of murder on Friday, after an emotional trial that...

How did it end up in North America?

A woman in Denmark has a chunk of a massive creature in her freezer, next to her peas. In New Zealand, a fisherman has pieces of the giant in a bottle of vodka. And in Alaska, a bush...

Twitter suspends pro-Bloomberg accounts for platform manipulation

“We have taken enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam,” a Twitter spokesperson told The Washington Post in an email.Twitter rules say users may not “artificially amplify or disrupt...

8 recipes to help you celebrate Mardi Gras and the spirit of New Orleans

In New Orleans, Carnival season is in full swing with street parades and parties all culminating next week with Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday. New Orleans is known for its food, so if you can’t be there...