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A popular teen on Instagram was killed. Now the gruesome photos are spreading across the Web.

Officials say Bianca Devins, 17, was killed Sunday. Brandon Clark is charged in her death. (Devins family photo) Eli Rosenberg General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news July 16 at 12:08 AM Police arrived at the gruesome scene Sunday morning, alerted by frantic calls from users on the messaging app Discord. What police heard […]

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White House social media summit not a ‘one-and-done,’ Trump’s allies say

A Trump tweet and a poster defining “shadow banning” were on display at Thursday’s White House social media summit. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump’s “social media summit” probably marks the beginning, not the end, of Silicon Valley’s political headaches, opening the door for the White House and its conservative allies to intensify their attacks […]

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Walmart has added virtual reality to its assessment of an employee’s potential

The Oculus Go virtual-reality headset. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) July 12 at 4:35 PM For Walmart employees, seeking a promotion within the company has typically meant undergoing a comprehensive vetting process that included a detailed “paper-based assessment.” Combined with in-person interviews, the written component has traditionally helped managers judge how effectively someone might function in […]

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A hit-and-run scooter crash nearly killed him. Now he’s fighting for the data that could reveal the rider’s identity.

After being hit by a scooter rider in Chicago in a crash that left blood on a sidewalk, Allyson Medeiros suffered multiple broken bones in his face and was hospitalized. The 32-year-old is working to find the person who hit him. (Courtesy of Allyson Medeiros/GoFundMe) July 10 at 1:32 PM The moments before the crash […]