National: Breaking National News & Headlines - Washington Post

Check out The Washington Post's national news coverage. Get the latest national news, featuring national security, science and the courts. Read breaking national news headlines from across the U.S.

Latest articles

A truck driver was trying to park his car for the night. He wound up ending a high-speed chase.

A California truck driver ended a high-speed chase by deliberately crashing his semi-truck into a murder suspect's vehicle.

As Derek Chauvin’s former bosses line up to condemn him, ‘policing in America is on trial’

“Derek Chauvin has done more damage to policing in America than any issue since I’ve been alive,” said a retired NYPD police detective sergeant.

A woman found her three young grandchildren dead. Their mother is the sole suspect.

A relative of the children's father said their mother had been "very sick" and "not herself" for months.

California police fire officer who was a Proud Boy, saying they have no tolerance for ‘hate groups’

The officer, Rick Fitzgerald, rallied with the Proud Boys in November at a pro-Trump demonstration that devolved into violence.

Maskless Florida woman who coughed on Pier 1 customer gets 30 days in jail

Debra Hunter will spend up to a month in jail for coughing on a woman who recorded her tantrum at a store in Jacksonville, Fla.

Kerry expected to travel to China in first visit by top Biden official

The trip by the U.S. climate envoy is aimed at forging a closer partnership with China on problems related to climate change.

Ramsey Clark, attorney general who became a critic of U.S. policies, dies at 93

He served as LBJ’s attorney general, then later questioned U.S. foreign policy and defended an international rogues’ gallery.

Medical examiner says police restraint, neck compression ‘more than Mr. Floyd could take’

The medical examiner's remarks capped an emotional second week of testimony in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Racism is a public health threat, according to the CDC director

Rochelle Walensky called racism an issue that ‘affects the health of our entire nation,’ and vowed more funding for minority communities.

She survived a throat-slashing at age 10. Years later, a man started sending her pictures of the crime scene.

Alvin Willie George admitted to sending the victim and her sisters pictures of the crime scene over Facebook, along with threats to rape and kill them.

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!