Lindsey Bever, Washington Post

Lindsey Bever

Washington Post

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • Washington Post
  • Providence Journal
Past:
  • ScienceAlert
  • Stuff.co.nz News
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • CantonRep.com
  • The Guardian

Recent articles by Lindsey:

Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim found dead in apparent suicide, police say

Jeremy Richman, 49, was found dead from an apparent suicide at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, a city scarred by the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. → Read More

GoFundMe joins Instagram and other companies in crackdown on anti-vaxxer misinformation

GoFundMe said it will remove crowd-funding campaigns that raise money to promote misinformation about vaccines. → Read More

‘I do ask you to be decent’: McCain’s youngest daughter rebukes Trump after recent attack

"Be mindful," Bridget McCain wrote on Twitter. "We only said goodbye to him almost 7 months ago." → Read More

A Texas man found a ‘few’ rattlesnakes under his home. Watch a snake catcher remove 45.

Nathan Hawkins, who owns Big Country Snake Removal, removed 45 western diamondbacks from a home near Abilene, Tex. → Read More

A mom gave birth to a 15-pound baby and ‘felt like I had been hit by two tractor-trailers’

Joy Buckley of Corning, N.Y., said that after she delivered Harper, "I felt like I had been hit by two tractor-trailers simultaneously." → Read More

Censorship or social responsibility? Amazon removes some books peddling vaccine misinformation.

Amazon has joined other companies navigating the line between doing business and censoring it, amid false claims about autism and vaccinations. → Read More

Will the #trashtag challenge really get ‘bored teens’ offline and cleaning up the planet?

The viral #TrashTag Challenge encourages "bored teens" to clean something and post a photo of their handiwork. → Read More

Woman trying to take a selfie with a jaguar when it attacks her, authorities say

A woman was attacked by a jaguar as she was apparently trying to get a photo outside the big cat's enclosure at Wildlife World Zoo in Arizona, authorities → Read More

Fox News condemns host Jeanine Pirro’s remarks about Rep. Ilhan Omar’s hijab

Judge Jeannine's comments "do not reflect those of the network," Fox said. → Read More

A woman was trying to take a selfie with a jaguar when it attacked her, authorities say

The woman climbed over a barrier to get a selfie with the animal, authorities and officials at Wildlife World Zoo in Arizona said. → Read More

Police searched a cancer patient’s room for marijuana after someone called 911

Nolan Sousley, who says he has Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, said police searched his "final-day" bag for marijuana at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Mo. → Read More

Americans must soon register — but not get visas — to travel to some European countries

By 2021, Europe-bound travelers from all visa-free countries, including the United States, will have to register online using the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS). → Read More

Geraldo Rivera defends his ‘homegirl’ Ocasio-Cortez on Fox News: ‘I feel pride in her’

The Fox News correspondent defended her during a heated debate on "The Sean Hannity Show." → Read More

In a church’s ashes, firefighters find unexpected survivors: Bibles, untouched by flame

Firefighters found about two dozen bibles in the rubble of Freedom Ministries after the church burned down Sunday in Daniels, W.Va. → Read More

SNL parodied the Cohen hearings, with help from Ben Stiller and Bill Hader

"Saturday Night Live" spoofed Michael Cohen’s seven-hour testimony on Capitol Hill. → Read More

Watch a giant Amazon spider kill an opossum. Or don’t. Totally your call.

Researchers from the from the University of Michigan spotted a softball-sized spider in the Peruvian Amazon dragging away a mouse opossum. → Read More

Michael Cohen to allege Trump wrote him reimbursement checks to keep quiet. Here are the copies.

The president's former lawyer will allege that two $35,000 checks — dated March 17, 2017, and Aug. 1, 2017 — were part of a series of installments made to him. → Read More

Lawmaker promoting anti-vaxx bill suggests measles can be treated with antibiotics. (It can’t.)

Texas state Rep. Bill Zedler said that "with antibiotics and that kind of stuff," people are still dying from measles in the U.S. → Read More

A smoker wrote his own obituary to stop others: ‘Quit — now — your life depends on it’

Geoffrey Turner, who died from lung cancer, used his obituary to warn others about the dangers of smoking. → Read More

A pediatrician exposes suicide tips for children hidden in videos on YouTube and YouTube Kids

Free Hess, a pediatrician and mother in Ocala, Fla., discovered suicide instructions spliced into several videos from the popular Nintendo game Splatoon. → Read More