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Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post. For your ears. Martine Powers is your host, asking the questions you d...Show More
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24:22 | Feb 15th

Damian Paletta on the details of President Trump's emergency declaration. Anthony Faiola on the continuing political battle in Venezuela. Plus, Geoffrey A. Fowler on Marie Kondo-ing your digital life.

27:35 | Sep 13th

Aaron Blake shares his takeaways from the third Democratic debate. And Erin Cox describes the healing and reawakening of Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray.
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30:35 | Sep 12th

Laura Meckler examines what school segregation looks like today. Heather Long on the minority women changing the makeup of the U.S. workforce. And Nick Miroff explains the Supreme Court’s move on a Trump administration asylum policy.

31:22 | Sep 11th

Chris Mooney, John Muyskens and Carolyn Van Houten on the dangerous hot zones spreading around the world. David Weigel previews the next Democratic presidential debate. And Sarah Kaplan describes a ‘Super Earth’ 110 light-years away.

23:06 | Sep 10th

John Hudson on the ouster of national security adviser John Bolton. Reed Albergotti describes Apple’s dual role in the app economy. And Lena Sun breaks down the chemical linked to recent vaping-related illnesses and deaths.

31:50 | Sep 9th

Karen DeYoung explains the collapse of U.S. peace talks in Afghanistan. Rachael Bade on the implications of an impeachment probe. And Anthony Faiola describes the human toll and destruction of Hurricane Dorian.

19:32 | Sep 6th

Helena Andrews-Dyer looks for joy in her pregnancy in the face of scary statistics about black women and childbirth. And Peter Holley explains what life after death could look like, thanks to new technology.

23:21 | Sep 5th

Kevin Sullivan breaks down Boris Johnson’s Brexit battle. Caroline Kitchener describes the state of women’s health care in Maine. And Danielle Paquette takes us on a ride with an African delivery service.

27:45 | Sep 4th

Taylor Telford on Walmart’s response to multiple mass shootings. Lisa Rein looks at oversight failures in the Department of Veterans Affairs. And Jessica Contrera reports from what might be the most dramatic dog park in the country.

29:06 | Sep 3rd

Philip Rucker on what White House advisers and aides are really thinking as the summer winds down. Tracy Jan explains what’s missing in the conversation about criminal justice reform. And Jason Samenow forecasts the hurricanes of the future.

21:36 | Sep 2nd

Post reporter Sadie Dingfelder used to think she was just really bad at recognizing people. Then she learned she might have a condition called prosopagnosia — better known as face blindness — and set about getting an official diagnosis.

21:50 | Aug 30th

Joe Heim examines the glossing over of the history of slavery in American textbooks and schools. Plus, Lisa Bonos and Linah Mohammad question the supposed magic of the summer fling.

24:55 | Aug 29th

Nick Miroff explains how the president is encouraging misdeeds to get his wall built. Geoffrey Fowler talks about how his credit cards have let companies buy his data. And Rachel Hatzipanagos on anxiety in the Latino community under Trump.

22:31 | Aug 28th

Drew Harwell on doorbell-camera company Ring turning its focus to surveillance. Laura Reiley on the war over what plant-based brands can call themselves. Adam Taylor on Boris Johnson’s move to suspend Parliament, and debate, ahead of the Brexit deadl...Show More

24:49 | Aug 27th

Lenny Bernstein on what a court ruling in Oklahoma could mean for the opioid epidemic. Carol D. Leonnig reports on Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers speaking out in court. And transportation reporter Luz Lazo explains why there may be Braille on your e-scoo...Show More

23:51 | Aug 26th

David Fahrenthold explains President Trump’s unusual pitch for next year’s G-7 summit: hosting it at his own resort. Sari Horowitz on how fentanyl is crossing the border. And Jerry Brewer on quarterback Andrew Luck’s early retirement from the NFL.

18:29 | Aug 23rd

Martine Powers talks with N.K. Jemisin, Jasmine Guillory and Lauren Wilkinson about challenging narrow perceptions of race in literary genres. And Marian Liu on the segregation of American music awards.

27:37 | Aug 22nd

From a community divided by xenophobic chants, Griff Witte explains what the president’s rhetoric can do on the ground. Jeff Stein on the aging problem in the U.S. And Andrew Freedman on the record-breaking number of fires in the Amazon.

27:21 | Aug 21st

Josh Dawsey and David Nakamura on the dimming prospect of Trump-led gun reform. Pam Constable and Jon Gerberg track the U.S.-Taliban peace talks and their impact on violence in Afghanistan. And an animal love story from Luisa Beck and Rick Noack.

28:31 | Aug 20th

Nick Miroff and Josh Dawsey on the outsize influence of Stephen Miller on Trump’s immigration policy. Former Mass. governor Bill Weld makes a long-shot case for the Republican presidential nomination. And a summer field trip with Joel Achenbach.

31:52 | Aug 19th

Holly Bailey and Kevin Uhrmacher outline 2020 takeaways from the Iowa State Fair. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) explains his case to Martine Powers. And Matt Collette introduces us to the fair’s nonpolitical competitors.

25:26 | Aug 16th

Samantha Schmidt on the sacrifices one person has made to become a mother. And Geoff Edgers remembers Aretha Franklin, one year after her death.

27:51 | Aug 15th

Anu Narayanswamy crunches the numbers on small-dollar donations. Niha Masih and Joanna Slater explain the changes and turmoil in Kashmir. And Travis DeShong on what it takes to become the voice inside someone’s head.

30:16 | Aug 14th

Wesley Lowery takes us back to the night Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson. Damian Paletta warns of a possible recession. And Rebecca Tan on the community a simple piano can create.

29:52 | Aug 13th

Chris Mooney shows us where to see the future of climate change right now. Michael Kranish on President Trump’s relationship with his late alcoholic brother. And Timothy McLaughlin and Gerry Shih explain the clashes in Hong Kong.

23:46 | Aug 12th

Sen. Cory Booker lays out his gun policy proposal. Matt Zapotosky on what convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in federal custody can tell us about the case moving forward. And Alex Horton gives us a reality check on a meme.

23:43 | Aug 9th

Nicki DeMarco reports on the often-overlooked connection between masculinity and gun violence. And Geoff Edgers on a run of Vegas shows that defined Elvis’s legacy.

31:11 | Aug 8th

Greg Miller unpacks the calls for a redirection of U.S. counterterrorism efforts. Frances Stead Sellers and Whitney Leaming on people’s search for home after the Camp Fire. And Monica Hesse pokes holes in the gender-reveal party trend.

26:20 | Aug 7th

Annie Gowen explains how the trade war is impacting American farmers. Joy Sharon Yi on one woman’s unseen losses after the Charleston, S.C., shooting. And Drew Harwell on the shutdown of a site that’s become a refuge for racists and extremists.

29:16 | Aug 6th

Damian Paletta unpacks the most recent battles in the trade war with China. Mike DeBonis on the many retiring House members leaving Republicans in a lurch. And Bilal Qureshi on Toni Morrison’s legacy.

25:51 | Aug 5th

Mark Berman tracks the mass shootings that happened over the weekend in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. Plus, Philip Rucker on President Trump’s response to the tragedies. And Andrew Freedman on last month’s record-breaking heat.

17:11 | Aug 2nd

Nicole Ellis tells the story of the Clotilda, the last-known ship of the illegal slave trade in the U.S. And Oyinkan Braithwaite ruminates on the unexpected relatability of her novel, “My Sister, the Serial Killer.”

25:58 | Aug 1st

Amber Phillips analyzes the liberal-moderate divide on display at the Democratic debates. Plus, Beth Reinhard details President Trump’s history with Jeffrey Epstein. And Elahe Izadi on the politicization of the word “squad.”

25:31 | Jul 31st

Yasmeen Abutaleb on the White House’s scramble for a health-care win. Moriah Balingit explains how e-cigarettes may lead to more than nicotine addiction. And Heather Long on the Federal Reserve’s gamble on the economy.

20:16 | Jul 30th

Karoun Demirjian paints a grim picture of election security. Sam Schmidt on the 2020 Democrats flaunting Spanish skills — and the Latino candidate who isn’t. Plus, Marina Lopes explains Brazil’s C-section parties.

25:16 | Jul 29th

Shane Harris unpacks the state of the intelligence community amid the departure of spy chief Daniel Coats. Plus, Shibani Mahtani visits a Philippine troll farm that’s transforming discourse online, and Rick Maese on how rising temperatures affect ath...Show More

22:13 | Jul 26th

Lisa Bonos on an author working to make the romance genre more inclusive of people on the autism spectrum. And Travis M. Andrews on why you should stop pretending to like outdoor concerts.

30:47 | Jul 25th

Juliet Eilperin explains the secret deal between California and four major automakers. Plus, Elizabeth Dwoskin on the lives of content moderators across the ocean and Jeff Stein on whether we can expect a four-day workweek anytime soon.

26:58 | Jul 24th

Rachael Bade and Rosalind S. Helderman annotate the Mueller testimony, and Arelis Hernández explains the turmoil in Puerto Rico.

27:16 | Jul 23rd

William Booth unpacks what a Boris Johnson-led Brexit could look like. Plus, Aaron Davis on the companies at the center of the opioid epidemic and Ellie Krieger deconstructs the vocabulary of diet culture.

24:56 | Jul 22nd

Rosalind Helderman previews Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress on Wednesday. Todd Frankel on the dangers of home elevators. Plus, Dan Zak talks to an evangelical Christian climate scientist.

20:49 | Jul 19th

Lillian Cunningham on the United States’ path to being the first to have astronauts walk on the moon. Plus, Sebastian Smee on an iconic photo of Mother Earth.

29:01 | Jul 18th

Michael Scherer explains the president’s identity politics. Plus, Eugene Scott on the history underpinning the “go back” refrain. And readers tell us how it feels to be told you don’t belong.

26:39 | Jul 17th

Scott Higham and Steven Rich unpack the DEA’s pain pill database. Sean Sullivan explains what’s missing in presidential candidates’ appeals to Hispanic voters. And Justin Moyer on an alternative currency.

25:35 | Jul 16th

Damian Paletta explains how the U.S. government got behind on its bills. Plus, Jenna Johnson unpacks Beto O’Rourke’s lackluster fundraising numbers. And Sarah Kaplan on NASA’s upcoming experiments on old moon rocks.

30:51 | Jul 15th

Nick Miroff and Kevin Sieff on the policies causing further uncertainty for asylum seekers. Plus, Amy Goldstein explains another threat to the ACA. And Rick Maese on the 10-year-old hoping to skateboard into the Olympics.

19:01 | Jul 12th

Emily Yahr, Valerie June and Dina Bennett talk about how black people have been largely excluded from country music -- an art form rooted in black history. And Danielle Paquette on how controversy over a black Ariel gets mermaid lore wrong.

29:34 | Jul 11th

Heather Long on the not-so-booming economy. Mike DeBonis explains the Democratic rifts in the House. And as far as Europe’s “flight shame” movement goes, Hannah Sampson says it has no chance in the United States.

24:38 | Jul 10th

Drew Harwell on how the FBI and ICE are using local DMV photos for facial-recognition searches. Dave Weigel talks about how Bernie Sanders has evolved on the campaign trail. And Anna Fifield on the bare bellies creating controversy in Beijing.

24:32 | Jul 9th

Aaron Blake on how the citizenship question might make its way onto the census. Beth Reinhard on how the Newtown massacre created a rift within the National Rifle Association. Plus, Peter Whoriskey on the price of cocoa.

30:01 | Jul 8th

Matt Zapotosky reports on the new abuse charges against well-connected multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Michael Kranish talks about how Donald Trump got into Wharton. Plus, Chico Harlan on Italy’s cheese-authentication wars.

22:33 | Jul 5th

Marissa Lang on how a D.C. store’s booming go-go beats became a focus of Washington’s gentrification dilemma. And Sally Jenkins explains what she believes is the first truly woman-powered franchise in sports history.

14:58 | Jul 4th

Taylor Telford explains how the United States became reliant on China for fireworks — and what the ongoing trade war might mean for future Fourth of July celebrations. And science reporter Lena Sun explains her obsession with sour cherries.

27:59 | Jul 3rd

Juliet Eilperin details President Trump’s plans for a grandiose Independence Day event. Greg Miller and Souad Mekhennet explain how ISIS-inspired killings helped radicalize Europe’s far right. And, Roxanne Roberts finds the White House’s oldest volun...Show More

24:33 | Jul 2nd

Shibani Mahtani explains how Hong Kong’s demonstrations are at a crossroads. Plus, Luisa Beck on how people’s tours of concentration camps are colored by present-day anxieties. And Hannah Sampson on why you’re not alone in the “Mile Cry Club.”

26:37 | Jul 1st

Seung Min Kim and Anna Fifield on President Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Plus, Geoff Fowler on how airport facial recognition is a scam. And Caitlin Gibson on the rise of the only child.

29:40 | Jun 28th

Amber Phillips dissects the first Democratic primary debates. Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe on the toll of playing Tom Robinson in Broadway’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” And Joy Harjo on her role as the first Native American poet laureate of the U.S.

31:03 | Jun 27th

Robert Barnes explains the Supreme Court rulings in two closely watched cases. Michelle Lee analyzes the ways 2020 candidates use Facebook. And Gillian Brockell on how New York CIty is remembering two women at the center of the Stonewall riots.

27:30 | Jun 26th

Nick Miroff on the growing crisis at the border. Robert Samuels examines how Kirsten Gillibrand’s past informs her present on guns. And Abha Bhattarai reports on yet another item on millennials’ kill list: traditional wedding registries.

26:24 | Jun 25th

Sarah Ellison untangles Judge Jeanine Pirro’s Trump-like political evolution. Rhonda Colvin delves into three lawmakers’ personal encounters with gun violence. And Jacob Bogage explains how Michigan’s baseball team recruited racial diversity — and wo...Show More

21:47 | Jun 24th

Matt Viser on why Joe Biden is campaigning with an air of inevitability. Karla Adam on who could become Britain’s next prime minister. Plus, Gillian Brockell on a gay first lady’s love letters.

22:07 | Jun 21st

Chris Davenport on The Washington Post’s project for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing: 50 astronauts on what it’s like to be in space. And art critic Sebastian Smee on Frida Kahlo, after the release of a recording thought to be her voi...Show More

27:30 | Jun 20th

Josh Dawsey explains how the White House is handling escalating tension with Iran. Michelle Ye Hee Lee finds the women of color working to change the political donor class. Plus, Daron Taylor on why it’s probably fine to eat expired food.

30:59 | Jun 19th

Carol Morello talks about the U.N. investigator’s report about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. Lena Sun on the Manhattan couple donating millions to anti-vax groups. And Rachel Siegel on new ad standards in Britain.

22:05 | Jun 18th

Aaron Davis on conversations with Trump’s former acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan about domestic violence incidents in his family. Maria Sacchetti on planned mass deportations of migrant families. And Ashley Parker on Trump’s reelection bid.

27:10 | Jun 17th

Rick Noack explains why tensions between the U.S. and Iran have reached new heights. Science reporter Sarah Kaplan on an expedition to the Arctic. And Kareem Fahim on the death of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president.

20:28 | Jun 14th

“Queer Eye” star Tan France on his new book “Naturally Tan.” Plus, Travis Andrews on how to hack the Billboard charts.

32:50 | Jun 13th

Marc Fisher talks about the only executive office Bernie Sanders has held: mayor of Burlington, Vt. Anna Fifield on her new book, “The Great Successor,” examining North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. And Shibani Mahtani explains the protests in Hong Kong...Show More

25:40 | Jun 12th

Wesley Lowery on the disciplinary hearing for the officer involved in Eric Garner’s death. Ashley Parker about what President Trump calls “the I-word.” And Steven Goff unpacks criticism of the U.S. women’s domination in their first World Cup game.

26:45 | Jun 11th

Max Bearak on the political background of the lifting of Botswana’s elephant hunting ban. Peter Jamison on a public housing complex at the heart of a D.C. housing debate. Plus, Luisa Beck on the Bauhaus movement 100 years later.

22:22 | Jun 10th

Mary Beth Sheridan explains the Trump-Mexico tariff deal. Beth Reinhard on growing allegations of exorbitant spending by the National Rifle Association’s top executives. And Steven Zeitchik on whether Broadway has a place on streaming platforms.

24:41 | Jun 7th

Steve Hendrix and Peggy McGlone track the journey of a T. rex fossil to the newly reopened fossil hall at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Peter Holley shares how content about prison is making a space for former inmates on YouTube...Show More

28:40 | Jun 6th

Michelle Boorstein on new details about a Catholic bishop suspended from ministry in March. Theater critic Peter Marks with actress Laurie Metcalf on playing Hillary Clinton. And Barry Svrluga on his grandfather’s World War II journal.

32:26 | Jun 5th

John Hudson talks about the secret recording of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Peter Whoriskey on the child labor problem in chocolate production. Plus, Sarah Kaplan looks at the unexpected consequences of gender discrimination against lab rats.

21:28 | Jun 4th

Rachel Siegel talks to the CEO putting gun policies over profits. Anne Gearan on President Trump’s London visit. Plus, Emily Yahr details the end of a “Jeopardy!” era.

21:24 | Jun 3rd

Mary Beth Sheridan on U.S.-Mexico trade negotiations and how migrants’ lives are in the mix. Todd Frankel on the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play recall. Plus, Simon Denyer on why Japan is defending a small object in the ivory trade fight.

26:31 | May 31st

Abby Hauslohner reports that Border Patrol often holds unaccompanied minors for far longer than is legal. How the government erased the Tiananmen Square massacre from memory in China. And book critic Ron Charles on breaking the rules of summer readi...Show More

21:33 | May 30th

Rachael Bade on the impeachment divide among Democrats. Loveday Morris reports on why Israel will hold a second parliamentary election. Plus, Brady Dennis explains why dead puffins in Alaska may be a harbinger for climate change.

27:37 | May 29th

Rosalind S. Helderman on Robert S. Mueller III’s first public comments on the Russia investigation. Reis Thebault on the latest state to take up a “heartbeat bill” -- and the Democratic governor who has said he’ll sign it. And the existence of UFOs.

25:06 | May 28th

Lena Sun explores the rise of the modern anti-vaccine movement. Michael Kranish analyzes President Trump’s changing rhetoric on Iran. Plus, Michael Birnbaum explains the Green parties’ surge in the European Parliament election.

17:28 | May 27th

Education reporter Perry Stein discusses a family weighing a decision of where to send their eighth-grader for high school — and how that decision has tested their political and social values.

21:33 | May 24th

William Booth breaks down Theresa May’s resignation and what it means for Brexit. Dave Sheinin fields questions on the velocity of baseball pitches. And Andrea Sachs raises the alarm on travel scams.

27:45 | May 23rd

Caroline Kitchener visits a Georgia abortion clinic. Damian Paletta explains the next front in the U.S.-China trade war. And DeNeen Brown discusses why Harriet Tubman won’t be on the $20 bill anytime soon.

30:26 | May 22nd

Jeff Stein on what an IRS draft memo means for the fight over President Trump’s taxes. Sari Horwitz and Scott Higham on the Trump administration’s response to the fentanyl crisis. And Carol Leonnig on the meticulous lawyer subpoenaed by Congress.

26:27 | May 21st

Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg discuss the man reshaping the federal judiciary. Laura Meckler examines the power of a high school’s controversial mock funeral. And Jennifer Hassan dissects a new form of British protest.

22:24 | May 20th

Joanna Slater on India’s election, the largest exercise of democracy ever. Christian Davenport on the business resurgence along Florida’s Space Coast. And a gift for Morehouse College 2019 graduates.

32:46 | May 17th

Aaron Blake on why antiabortion Republicans are changing their legal strategy to dismantle Roe v. Wade. Geoff Edgers on the new Howard Stern. And critic Sebastian Smee on how the art world increasingly caters to billionaires.

30:44 | May 16th

Michael Scherer on the challenges of a crowded 2020 field for Democrats. Amy Brittain and Jenn Abelson on how a university left its students in the dark about a viral outbreak. Plus, Reis Thebault on trash in one of the most remote places on Earth.

27:48 | May 15th

David Fahrenthold on how the Trump presidency is damaging the Trump brand. John Hudson on how the White House is handling escalating tensions with Iran. And Bonnie Berkowitz on some of the super-athletic people in power in Washington.

29:30 | May 14th

Nick Miroff on what was happening behind the scenes before the purge at DHS. Julie Zauzmer on the conservative effort to get Bible classes in public schools. Plus, Ellen McCarthy on the could-be first gentleman.

25:15 | May 13th

Deanna Paul explains the state laws aimed at getting the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe. Political reporter Holly Bailey on the millionaire running on a universal basic income platform. And, the impact of climate change on surfing, with Rick Maese.

26:57 | May 10th

Juliet Eilperin on the battle over coal mining in West Virginia. Sarah Kaplan on how scientists plan for a catastrophic asteroid strike. Plus, Caitlin Gibson on the weird psychology behind the baby-on-board sticker.

31:06 | May 9th

Terrence McCoy on tiger farms in Laos. Chelsea Janes on the electability of 2020 candidates. Plus, Adrian Higgins on the man keeping orchids alive.

26:25 | May 8th

Ashley Parker on Trump’s attempts to recast his response to Charlottesville. Ben Terris on how Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s relationship with her father has defined her candidacy. Plus, Anna Fifield on China’s attempt to recover from the one-child policy.

23:55 | May 7th

Damian Paletta on the new tariffs President Trump wants to impose on China. Griff Witte on how Germany’s apprenticeship programs help refugees. Plus, Michael Kranish on America’s first black sports hero.

27:31 | May 6th

Douglas MacMillan on how Boeing’s board didn’t focus on safety issues during the 737 Max crisis. Sally Jenkins on the morality of horse racing. Plus, Elahe Izadi on a new Hulu show exploring being young and religious in America.

24:05 | May 3rd

Heather Long on why President Trump’s presumed nominee stepped away from the Federal Reserve Board. DeNeen L. Brown on the enslaved African woman documented in Jamestown. Plus, Rachel Hatzipanagos on co-workers of color who are confused for each othe...Show More

25:38 | May 2nd

Drew Harwell on the implications of using facial-recognition software in police work. Amie Ferris-Rotman on Afghanistan’s first lady speaking out for women’s rights. Plus, Deanna Paul on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

27:31 | May 1st

Devlin Barrett on Attorney General William P. Barr’s testimony. Maria Sacchetti on the Trump administration saying it may charge asylum seekers looking for refuge. Plus, Rick Maese on what happened when a female runner’s hormones came under scrutiny.

24:46 | Apr 30th

Lena Sun on the growing cases of measles in the U.S. Shane Harris on the White House’s downplaying of warning signs of Russian interference ahead of the 2020 election. Plus, Simon Denyer on the end of an era in Japan.

25:23 | Apr 29th

Matt Zapotosky with a preview for Attorney General William P. Barr’s Mueller report testimony before Congress. Manuel Roig-Franzia on Lou Dobbs’s influence on President Trump. Plus, Samantha Schmidt on the ride service for K-12th-graders.

20:20 | Apr 26th

Reed Albergotti on how Nest, designed to keep intruders out, allowed access to hackers. Will Hobson on the ousting of the women’s basketball coach at UNC-Chapel Hill. And food critic Tom Sietsema with a proportional plea.

31:07 | Apr 25th

Matt Viser on former vice president Joe Biden jumping into the 2020 race. Gillian Brockell and Drew Harwell on the complications of grieving on social media. And what is breaking “Jeopardy!”? Emily Yahr explains.

21:42 | Apr 24th

Robert Costa on the White House’s attempts to keep aides from testifying to Congress. Jeff Stein on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s student-loan forgiveness plan. And Niha Masih on how far India will go for one vote.

25:39 | Apr 23rd

Joanna Slater and Tony Romm with analysis on the Sri Lanka attacks and the government’s response. Rachael Bade on why Speaker Pelosi is tapping the brakes on impeachment talk. Aynne Kokas on China’s first sci-fi blockbuster coming to Netflix.

22:30 | Apr 22nd

Rosalind S. Helderman with in-depth analysis of the Mueller investigation and where it hit dead ends. Dan Zak on Al Gore’s climate strategy. Plus, Philip Rucker on how President Trump uses the Marine One helicopter during news conferences.

30:10 | Apr 19th

Philip Rucker on the obstruction that could have been. Kimberly Kindy on how the pork industry could soon take more control of food safety checks. Plus, Maura Judkis on the cannabis cookbooks that put pot in your potluck.

33:30 | Apr 18th

Post reporters Rosalind S. Helderman, Shane Harris and Carol D. Leonnig break down the key findings of the redacted Mueller report released today by Attorney General William P. Barr.

24:49 | Apr 17th

Nick Miroff reports on the major shift in focus at the Department of Homeland Security. Carlos Lozada dissects the brain trust surrounding Trump, the anti-intellectual president. Plus Joe Fox and Lauren Tierney visit a shrinking national landmark.

22:12 | Apr 16th

Philip Kennicott envisions Notre Dame’s reconstruction. Abby Ohlheiser reports on the resurfacing of Internet conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. And Emily Yahr talks about the Backstreet Boys and their hit single “I Want It That Way.”

17:49 | Apr 15th

Robert McCartney reflects on the massive fire at Paris’s historic Notre Dame Cathedral. Toluse Olorunnipa breaks down 2020 candidates’ campaign finance reports. And Matt Bonesteel mulls Tiger Woods’s “return to glory.”

24:59 | Apr 12th

Lenny Bernstein on New York City’s mandatory vaccination order; Juliet Eilperin on how the military is approaching climate change differently than the White House; and Ryan Pfeffer on what it’s like to die on “Game of Thrones.”

25:05 | Apr 11th

Ellen Nakashima on Julian Assange’s arrest in London. Moriah Balingit on challenges for low-income Asian American students. Plus, Marian Anderson and the concert that changed America.

26:23 | Apr 10th

Michael Scherer on why Julián Castro is the only 2020 Democrat with an immigration plan. Emily Rauhala on Yazidi refugees in Canada. And Joel Achenbach on the first picture of a black hole.

25:42 | Apr 9th

Toluse Olorunnipa on the staffing turmoil within the Department of Homeland Security. Sarah Pulliam Bailey on likely presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s faith. Plus, Emily Yahr and Bethonie Butler on “Old Town Road.”

21:59 | Apr 8th

Damian Paletta explains the dangers of leveraged loans. Loveday Morris examines Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s standing ahead of the Israeli legislative elections. Plus, Simon Denyer in Japan’s “city of whales.”

28:47 | Apr 5th

Neena Satija and Wesley Lowery on the misconduct allegations against the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Sarah Ellison on Rupert Murdoch’s son and the fate of Fox News. Plus, Peter Holley on the Bible designed for Instagram.

27:32 | Apr 4th

Rosalind S. Helderman on the people upset about what was left out of the Mueller report summary. David Ignatius on Jamal Khashoggi’s killing six months later. Plus, Jonathan Capehart on voices from the civil rights movement.

24:00 | Apr 3rd

Tara Bahrampour on how the census going digital could expose it to hacking and disinformation campaigns. Todd C. Frankel on how a stroller company made a case against its products go away. Plus, Joanna Slater on cockfights in India.

23:54 | Apr 2nd

Robert Barnes on the Supreme Court’s differing decisions on religious rights. Patricia Sullivan on how Amazon’s new headquarters in Virginia could threaten a nearby Latino neighborhood. Plus, Canada persuades foreign tech talent to move from the U.S.

26:38 | Apr 1st

Elise Viebeck on scrutiny over Joe Biden’s interactions with women. Caroline Kitchener on the only new Republican woman in the House. Plus, Christopher Ingraham on the amount of sex Americans are having.

29:52 | Mar 29th

Paige Winfield Cunningham on Obamacare and the recent Justice Department efforts to overturn it. Carlos Lozada on lessons learned from past reports on presidential conduct. Plus, Anton Troianovski on a celebrity turned politician in Ukraine.

25:48 | Mar 28th

Holly Bailey on whether 2020 Democrats will release their tax returns. Laurie McGinley on the new FDA-approved depression treatments. Plus, Jon Gerberg and Michael Robinson Chavez on life in Venezuela.

28:15 | Mar 27th

Katie Zezima and Joel Achenbach on gun control and the public health crisis of suicides. Anton Troianovski and Shane Harris on how Russia interfered in American elections. Plus, Reed Albergotti on Apple switching up its business model.

17:25 | Mar 26th

Katie Zezima on the pharmaceutical company’s landmark settlement. Amy Gardner on voting rights for felons in Florida. And Dan Zak on butterflies and the border wall.

22:36 | Mar 25th

Josh Dawsey and Karoun Demirjian report on Washington’s response to Attorney General William P. Barr’s summary of Robert S. Mueller III's Russia investigation. And Jeff Stein on Puerto Rico’s loss of food stamp funding.

11:58 | Mar 24th

Robert Mueller did not find evidence the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia, according to a letter Attorney General William Barr delivered to Congress on Sunday. Post reporter Devlin Barrett joins Martine Powers for an extra episode of Post Repor...Show More

27:05 | Mar 22nd

Paul Sonne on potential impacts of the Pentagon’s plan to fund the border wall; Geoff Edgers on his trip to Israel with Roseanne; and Ben Guarino on the “zombie theory” of birth order.

28:19 | Mar 21st

Elise Viebeck and Michelle Lee on presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar’s history as a county prosecutor; Lenny Bernstein on a lack of HIV prevention drugs where they’re needed; and Elahe Izadi on the horror-movie renaissance.

25:30 | Mar 20th

Heather Long on the #MeToo moment in the field of economics; Cleve Wootson on 2020 candidates struggling to bridge the race gap; Rick Maese on another year without a near-mythical race.

22:50 | Mar 19th

Tracy Jan explains expected changes to Facebook’s targeted ad system. Kate Woodsome on married couples in bureaucratic limbo because of Trump’s travel ban. Anna Fifield on the power of Haka.

23:32 | Mar 18th

Shane Harris on how intelligence agencies share domestic terrorism threats; Rosalind S. Helderman on what we already know about the special counsel’s investigation; and the growing list of states that want to change the electoral process.

19:33 | Mar 15th

Hamza Shaban on how YouTube, Facebook and Twitter failed to stop the spread of a violent video from the Christchurch mosque shootings. William Booth with an update on Brexit. And Geoffrey Fowler on the costs of “free” tax-prep services.

22:24 | Mar 14th

Aaron Gregg investigates pilot complaints to Boeing. Glenn Kessler dissects what socialism really means. And Brady Dennis reports on the young climate activists going on strike.

27:55 | Mar 13th

A Post investigation uncovers how federal officials failed to address the rising threat of synthetic opioids. Emily Rauhala breaks down Justin Trudeau’s first major political scandal. And Isabelle Khurshudyan on the changing face of hockey referees.

30:38 | Mar 12th

An elaborate college entrance bribery scheme. When veterans take their lives in the very places they sought help. Plus, a space name odyssey.

25:24 | Mar 11th

Brian Fung explains Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s push to crack down on tech companies. Aaron Gregg delves into the tragic crash of a commercial Boeing plane in Ethiopia. And Simon Denyer revisits Fukushima, the site of one of Japan’s worst nuclear disaste...Show More

26:48 | Mar 8th

Heather Long tells us about an uncertain future for laid-off autoworkers. Devlin Barrett explains why terrorists in the U.S. are rarely charged with “terrorism.” And Shelly Tan discusses a long-awaited superhero.

23:16 | Mar 7th

Matt Viser on what we can learn from an interview with Joe Biden from the 1970s. Cat Zakrzewski on Facebook’s privacy overhaul. Plus, Lavanya Ramanathan on the rebranding of veganism.

26:29 | Mar 6th

Michael Kranish on some questions Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) might face about her record as a prosecutor as 2020 heats up. Science reporter Carolyn Y. Johnson on what we still don’t understand about pregnancy. Plus, LeBron James could break a reco...Show More

20:13 | Mar 5th

Carolyn Y. Johnson on the second patient who may be cured of HIV, and Karoun Demirjian on the Democrats’ post-Cohen strategy. Plus, Avi Selk on a Harvard professor who believes in aliens.

24:46 | Mar 4th

Nick Miroff on a surge in border crossings that is expected to go up. Peggy McGlone on a philanthropic family’s ties to the opioid crisis. And the president is on the phone ... just to talk.

25:09 | Mar 1st

Hank Stuever on the new documentary about alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson. Joanna Slater explains the recent clashes in ongoing India-Pakistan border tensions. Plus, Avi Selk on waiting for the Mueller investigation’s final report.

25:58 | Feb 28th

Philip Rucker's debriefing on the Trump-Kim Hanoi summit. Ishaan Tharoor on the question of citizenship for westerners in the Islamic State. Plus, the Pentagon’s new effort to count civilian casualties in war from Missy Ryan.

22:16 | Feb 27th

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former fixer and personal attorney, appeared before a congressional committee today. Post reporters Karoun Demirjian, Rosalind S. Helderman, David Fahrenthold and Aaron Blake guide us through his testimony.

17:31 | Feb 26th

Simon Denyer on what to expect from the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi. Rosalind Helderman on the new details Michael Cohen’s testimony could offer. Plus, Tamer El-Ghobashy reports on the world of pigeon racing in Iraq.

21:50 | Feb 25th

Toluse Olorunnipa explains why House Democrats are challenging Trump’s national emergency. Nicole Ellis on her personal journey to figure out whether egg freezing was right for her. And the plight of adjunct professors, with Danielle Douglas-Gabriel.

20:07 | Feb 22nd

Anne Gearan on the Trump administration’s aid dilemma in Venezuela. Sarah Kaplan on the kids who are done waiting on adults to address climate change. And Emily Yahr on the mess that is this year’s Oscars.

18:36 | Feb 21st

Tony Romm on Facebook potentially paying up after Cambridge Analytica. Christian Davenport on how rocket launches are muddying air travel. Plus, Orion Donovan-Smith on Liberian immigrants losing protections after decades.

29:01 | Feb 20th

Chico Harlan on Roman Catholic Church leaders gathering for a summit about sex abuse. scandals. Michelle Ye Hee Lee on how small donors matter in a presidential race. Plus, Adam Giannelli on his stutter and how canvassing helped him find his voice.

22:41 | Feb 19th

Aaron Blake on Bernie Sanders’s second presidential run. Steven Rich on the emotional impact of a school lockdown. Plus, Robin Givhan on the life and complexities of the late fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld.

22:02 | Feb 18th

Carlos Lozada on the legitimacy of impeachment in a partisan climate. Plus, columnist David Ignatius examines the state of U.S.-Saudi relations after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

21:49 | Feb 14th

Josh Dawsey on Trump’s plans to avoid another shutdown but still declare a national emergency. Rosalind S. Helderman on how Paul Manafort lied to investigators. And what “I love you” means literally.

31:02 | Feb 13th

Heather Long explains why your tax refund may be smaller this year. Lenny Bernstein on organ transplant oversight in the United States. And Sarah Kaplan with a sweet farewell to the Mars rover Opportunity.

23:16 | Feb 12th

Josh Dawsey on whether we’re heading for another shutdown. Juliet Eilperin on how late-term abortions have become political. And a Post reader on what John Dingell’s death meant to him.

27:47 | Feb 11th

Paul Schwartzman on the path that led Michael Cohen to Donald Trump. Lena Sun on the preventable measles outbreak in Washington state. And Anna Fifield on China’s “leftover women.”

28:43 | Feb 8th

Marc Fisher on the evolution of Jeff Bezos’s tabloid scandal — and its potential political implications. Plus, Geoff Edgers on how Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. changed pop culture. And, Ellen McCarthy on the job that shaped Nancy Pelosi’s speakership.

25:24 | Feb 7th

Fenit Nirappil on the mounting scandals engulfing Virginia’s state government. Michael E. Miller on the diminishing threat of MS-13 to the nation. Plus, Kolin Pope on how to create an emoji.

25:02 | Feb 6th

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to The Post’s Annie Linskey after her apology for claims of Native American heritage. Plus, Karen DeYoung on the Trump administration’s approach to peace in Afghanistan. And just how many pets do Americans have?

26:42 | Feb 5th

Amy Gardner reports on how prosecutors deal with voter fraud in North Carolina. Vanessa Williams looks at the Democrat responding to Trump’s State of the Union address. Plus: Luisa Beck on a vanished communist era -- revived in nursing homes.

21:06 | Feb 4th

President Trump installs a record number of appeals court judges, Ann Marimow reports. Shane Harris dissects the White House feud with its own intelligence agencies. Plus: Roxanne Roberts on how the “designated survivor” came to be.

21:36 | Feb 1st

Today, Matt Viser on what separates Cory Booker from the 2020 pack. Former New England Patriot Martellus Bennett on looking beyond sports for black boys. And Peter Holley on the trouble with an e-scooter getaway.

28:08 | Jan 31st

How one assault victim fought back against a successful D.C. chef. The tumultuous relationship between President Trump and Michael Bloomberg. And, what it feels like in the polar vortex.

19:40 | Jan 30th

Anna Fifield and Devlin Barrett break down how charges against the Chinese tech firm Huawei influence U.S. and Chinese relations. Plus, Aaron C. Davis on how some people who worked during the shutdown won’t be seeing a paycheck.

21:03 | Jan 29th

Why record-breaking low temperatures aren’t evidence against global warming. Plus: Ian Shapira on former U.S. spies now in Congress and Nia Decaille on a rapper redefining black motherhood.

28:16 | Jan 28th

The brother of the confessed Parkland shooter wrestles with his responsibility to his only family member. After a Trump club fired about a dozen undocumented workers, they’re fighting back. And a love triangle that questions “in sickness and in healt...Show More

16:42 | Jan 25th

As a 35-day partial government shutdown comes to a close, Paul Kane explains why President Trump finally gave in to pressure. And Rosalind S. Helderman spells out the significance of the latest indictment in the Russia probe.

21:26 | Jan 24th

Carol Morello on why Venezuela may be on the verge of a coup. Abby Ohlheiser on how the Mall standoff went viral. Plus, Angela Fritz on the privatization of weather forecasts.

20:01 | Jan 23rd

Seung Min Kim on stalled legislative efforts to end the seemingly never-ending shutdown. Moriah Balingit on the state of public school systems in light of the Los Angeles teachers’ strike. Plus, how international trade wars hit small-town America.

27:24 | Jan 22nd

The Washington Post’s columnist Jason Rezaian on his imprisonment in Iran. Eugene Scott on how Kamala Harris’s identity is shaping her presidential campaign. Plus, a postcard from a ghost town.

10:36 | Jan 21st

Six decades after Minnijean Brown became one of the Little Rock Nine, one of the first nine black students to desegregate a high school in Little Rock, Ark., she has a new mission: showing the world just how scared she was as it happened.

25:16 | Jan 18th

Kimberly Kindy on federal prison workers who aren’t getting enough support during the partial government shutdown. Marissa Lang on the tensions surrounding the Women’s March. Plus, the career troubles of R&B singer Chrisette Michele.

19:08 | Jan 17th

David Fahrenthold on a government watchdog report questioning the constitutionality of Trump’s D.C. hotel lease. William Booth on Britain's many attempts to leave the European Union. Plus, the history of the border wall.

25:07 | Jan 16th

Jenna Johnson on the gradual policy shifts of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), newly announced presidential hopeful. Sudarsan Raghavan on the struggle to survive for many in Yemen. Plus, the sounds of healthy and unhealthy snow.

26:18 | Jan 15th

Jenna Johnson talks to Beto O’Rourke after his bid for U.S. Senate. Matt Zapotosky on the confirmation hearing for an attorney general nominee. Plus, Drew Harwell on how his YouTube search for “RBG” yielded unexpected results.

20:03 | Jan 14th

Greg Miller on the president keeping notes from meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin to himself. Darryl Fears on an executive order that may thin millions of acres of forests. Plus, the hit musical “Hamilton” makes its way to Puerto Rico.

20:45 | Jan 11th

Geoff Edgers dives into the history of sexual misconduct claims against R. Kelly. Tim Carman questions the value of his food column, the $20 Diner. And an unlikely advocate emerges for personal tech.

22:35 | Jan 10th

As President Trump continues to press his case for a wall, Maria Sacchetti dispels misinformation about the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, Nicolás Maduro begins his second term as president of Venezuela.

20:15 | Jan 9th

While the shutdown drama continues, it’s been a big week in the special counsel investigation. Plus, the administration quietly considers a rollback of civil rights protections. Plus, a former Marine’s new mission: find his old hat.

22:00 | Jan 8th

Reporter Robert Costa on what is happening the behind the scenes as the budget stalemate shows no sign of abating. Plus, Christopher Mooney on how a spike in carbon emissions couldn’t have come at a worse time.

21:43 | Jan 7th

President Trump is threatening to call a national emergency to build a border wall. Post reporter David Nakamura explains whether that’s possible, or even legal. Plus, tech reporter Geoffrey Fowler takes us on a ride with a self-driving car.

22:37 | Jan 4th

Shane Harris tells the story about a former Marine being detained in Russia on suspicion of spying. Annie Linskey on how the “likability” question will affect female 2020 candidates. Plus, voices from the government shutdown.

22:05 | Jan 3rd

Seung Min Kim explains how Congress might tackle the shutdown. Colby Itkowitz on whether the new Congress is as diverse as it seems. Plus, Ian Shapira on history, heritage and hatred.

27:34 | Jan 2nd

Paul Kane on why Congress can’t function. Drew Harwell explains the disturbing use of artificial intelligence to put real-life women’s faces in fake-porn videos. Plus, Sarah Kaplan on NASA making its most distant visit to an object in our solar syste...Show More

18:39 | Jan 1st

Book critic Carlos Lozada declares his pick for the most memorable book of the last year. And Americans share what they believe unites our often-divided country.

21:05 | Dec 31st, 2018

Annie Linskey tells us about Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren throwing her hat in the presidential ring. The Washington Post’s Style section selects what’s in and what’s out for 2019. Plus, the origin story of a pop classic.

25:05 | Dec 28th, 2018

The death of Mollie Tibbetts became an immigration talking point, but reporter Terrence McCoy tells the unlikely story of immense kindness in the aftermath of a tragedy. Plus, Elizabeth Dwoskin on how to leave Facebook.

22:59 | Dec 27th, 2018

Heather Long breaks down the tumultuous markets. Julie Zauzmer shares her story on Jews being paid to move to Alabama. Plus, Tom Cruise and video interpolation.

22:24 | Dec 26th, 2018

Peter Holley investigates the dangers of e-scooters. Philip Rucker debriefs on the president’s surprise trip to Iraq over this tumultuous holiday. Plus, Chuck Culpepper revisits a Kentucky town haunted by a high school football loss from 25 years ago...Show More

08:39 | Dec 25th, 2018

This year, 10-year-old Kamiya Johnson will be home for the holidays. Post reporter Jessica Contrera says that Kamiya’s family was able to leave a D.C. shelter and find housing. Also, the history of gingerbread from Mary Beth Albright.

17:46 | Dec 24th, 2018

Tracy Jan reports on how Ben Carson’s HUD cut back on investigating housing discrimination. Lori Aratani explains why airplane bathrooms keep getting smaller. Plus, Geoffrey Fowler on the ever-rising costs of Apple products.

24:20 | Dec 21st, 2018

As a shutdown nears, White House reporter Josh Dawsey recounts President Trump’s chaotic week. Senior editor Marc Fisher on the evolution of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Plus, how a bat cave could help stop a deadly disease.

23:45 | Dec 20th, 2018

What it means for the U.S. to pull forces out of Syria. The fashion industry’s mixed messages to plus-size women. Plus, when Congress weighed a journey to the center of Earth.

21:30 | Dec 19th, 2018

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill overhauling the federal prison system. What it takes to mend relationships between the police and communities. Plus, taking over holiday traditions.

25:00 | Dec 18th, 2018

President Trump’s charity will shut down amid allegations that he used it for personal and political gain. In the second part of our Murder With Impunity series, the police perspective. And a retired school counselor has two and a half minutes of fam...Show More

24:25 | Dec 17th, 2018

A New Orleans mother who lost three children in homicides now fears for her last. Plus, a new report prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee details how the Russians sought to influence the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump.

19:37 | Dec 14th, 2018

A 7-year-old girl died after being taken into Border Patrol custody, reportedly from dehydration and exhaustion. Also, the U.S. responds to climate change at the U.N. summit. Plus, a homeless character on “Sesame Street” debuts.

21:30 | Dec 13th, 2018

Now that Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote by her party, can she pull off Brexit? Also, what the new “Spider-Man” film means to an Afro-Latino critic. Plus, Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space.

21:10 | Dec 12th, 2018

Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in federal prison. Google’s CEO visits the Post to discuss the tech giant’s future. Plus, why it’s maybe OK that First Lady Melania Trump doesn’t actually want to be the first lady.

22:17 | Dec 11th, 2018

President Trump faces off with Democratic lawmakers Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer in a nationally televised shouting match. How a flute player’s lawsuit illuminates the gender pay gap in America. Plus, 95 percent of the oldest Arctic ice has melted.

23:01 | Dec 10th, 2018

Just as special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation heats up, President Trump struggles to find a new chief of staff. Also, right-wing violence is up and left-wing attacks are down. Plus, this may be why your smart speaker can’t understand ...Show More

21:21 | Dec 7th, 2018

Apple’s new heart-healthy tech might be better for the anxious and not the ailing. Also, a dead man’s children seek asylum in the same court that denied him.

20:35 | Dec 6th, 2018

A vote on Britain’s separation from the European Union, how veterans’ stay at Trump’s D.C. hotel (courtesy of Saudi Arabia) may have violated the Constitution, and a photojournalist reconnects with a subject gone viral.

24:12 | Dec 5th, 2018

An investigation into possible election fraud in North Carolina, the dismantling of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and one former president says goodbye to another — his dad.

22:53 | Dec 4th, 2018

The Democratic National Committee struggles to find a big-enough stage for likely presidential candidates. Plus, the second and final installment of our series “An Affair. The Mob. A Murder.”

21:50 | Dec 3rd, 2018

One September morning a Post reporter gets a call with new information about a murder she covered 30 years ago. Plus, how climate change became a partisan issue in the United States.

03:12 | Nov 28th, 2018

Here it is: the new daily podcast from the newsroom of The Washington Post. “Post Reports,” hosted by Martine Powers, will bring you all the reporting and insight you expect from The Post, but for your ears. Launching Dec. 3. Sign up now. Sound. Info...Show More