Anumita Kaur

Washington, D.C.

Staff writer, general assignment desk

Education: University of California at Santa Barbara, BA in sociology

Anumita Kaur is a general assignment reporter for The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2023, Kaur was a reporting fellow with the Los Angeles Times' D.C. bureau, where she helped cover the Biden-Harris administration, the Jan. 6 hearings, federal housing efforts and more. Prior to that, she was a reporter in Guam with Pacific Daily News, where she followed the U.S. military's impacts on the island. Kaur was born and raised in California.
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They took the day off to watch a movie. Tom Cruise crashed their date.

Tom Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie showed up to a Washington, D.C., movie theater during a showing of the new Mission: Impossible film.

July 12, 2023

Northeast storms dump over 2 months’ worth of rain on Vermont: Live weather updates

President Biden declared an emergency in Vermont, where capital Montpelier closed its downtown as the Winooski River reached levels not seen since 1927.

July 11, 2023

Download. Scroll. Post. Repeat. New social media apps are exhausting us.

As millions flock to Threads, many social media users are exhausted by the onslaught of new apps, some of which look more like imitators than innovators.

July 7, 2023

Wagner rebellion shows ‘cracks’ in Putin’s leadership, Blinken says

Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the head of the mercenary group, halted his fighters’ approach on Moscow after a day of rising tensions in Russia. Follow for live updates.

June 25, 2023

Titanic submersible imploded, killing all aboard, Coast Guard says

An OceanGate spokesman said the five passengers “have sadly been lost.”

June 22, 2023

Pat Sajak, host of ‘Wheel of Fortune,’ says 41st season will be his last

Pat Sajak announced on Twitter that he will step down as the host of “Wheel of Fortune” after four decades at the helm.

June 12, 2023

Arctic may have summers with no sea ice sooner than projected, study finds

A summer in which the Arctic Ocean features almost entirely open water could be coming even sooner than expected and may become a regular event within most of our lifetimes, a new study says.

June 6, 2023

What causes a sonic boom, and is it harmful?

The military said its fighter jets were authorized to travel at supersonic speeds and a sonic boom may have been heard by residents of the region.

June 4, 2023

Most of Guam goes a week without power or water after Typhoon Mawar

About half of the island remains without water, and about 65% is without power. It may be weeks until the utilities are fully restored, local authorities said.

June 1, 2023

State Farm won’t insure new Calif. customers due to wildfires, high costs

State Farm said it will no longer accept homeowner insurance applications in California, pointing to growing “catastrophe exposure” and the high cost to rebuild.

May 28, 2023