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The saga of Sen. Bob Menendez
Stacks of cash, a Mercedes-Benz convertible and arms sales to Egypt – they’re all in the details of the federal indictment against Sen. Bob Menendez. This week, the New Jersey Democrat pleaded not guilty. So what’s next for the embattled senator?
What a government shutdown could mean for you
As the U.S. government moves closer to a shutdown, we hear what that means for the economy, federal workers and families across the country.
A son reported his dad for Jan 6. Can the family heal?
Their dad is in prison for his actions on Jan. 6. Their brother was the one who turned him in. Their mom moved to D.C. to support “political prisoners” in the D.C. jail. Sarah and Peyton Reffitt are caught in the middle. Can this family reconcile?
The child-care crisis is about to get worse
A record $24 billion in pandemic investments has been propping up the nation’s child-care industry. Now, as that money runs out, parents and day-care centers are bracing for disruptions — and the economy is bracing for the ripple effects.
Deep Reads: A young mother’s disappearance
Detectives couldn’t make sense of the Unique Harris mystery. Neither could reporter Monica Hesse. A decade later, something clicked. This "Deep Reads" episode is part of a new collection of occasional bonus episodes from “Post Reports.”
What the Hollywood strikes mean for fall TV
Strikes by Hollywood actors and entertainment writers are in full-swing, making this an unusual fall, television-wise. We’re looking at the impact on the coming season of television and the future of the industry.