Overhaul shields 4 million from deportation

The president sought to convince Americans that his plans to change immigration laws were well within the precedent set by other administrations and did not amount to amnesty.

Republican leaders struggle to contain tea party rebellion

Bickering could threaten the GOP’s mission to appeal to a broader electorate and maintain stable governance.

An immigrant family from Washington embraces. (Sarah L. Voisin/Post)

  • An immigrant family from Washington embraces.
  • (Sarah L. Voisin/Post)
  • President Obama announces his immigration plan.
  • (Reuters)
  • People watch the president on an iPad.
  • (Evelyn Hockstein/Post)
  • The Latin Grammy Awards audience watches the speech.
  • (Reuters)
  • The Rodriguez family becomes emotional.
  • (Marlon Correa/Post)
  • Blanca Gamez and Rafeal Lopez embrace.
  • (Ronda Churchill/Post)
  • Ivania Castillo outside the White House.
  • (Evelyn Hockstein/Post)

Immigration plan’s winners and losers

Hours before the speech, millions of illegal immigrants waited to see how the president’s plan would affect their personal lives.

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Ty Herndon, right, and Billy Gilman. (Reuters, AP)

Ty Herndon, right, and Billy Gilman. (Reuters, AP)

Country artists Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman come out as gay

Both say they worried about whether it would wreck their careers in Nashville.

Conservatives rebel against donor Sheldon Adelson’s gambling agenda

Conservatives rebel against donor Sheldon Adelson’s gambling agenda

The casino magnate wants to ban Internet gambling, but some in the GOP say that violates states’ rights.

As Ferguson decision nears, St. Louis area teens fear eruption of civil unrest

As Ferguson decision nears, St. Louis area teens fear eruption of civil unrest

Some schools gave out homework packets in case of closings in the aftermath of the announcement.

More women are freezing their eggs, hoping to buy time before having kids

More women are freezing their eggs, hoping to buy time before having kids

Among urban women in their 30s, egg freezing is trending. But the choice is hardly a perfect one.

Why are China and Thailand scared
of the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie?

Why are China and Thailand scared <br>of the new ‘Hunger Games’ movie?

WORLDVIEWS | The blockbuster’s overtly political narrative may have fallen afoul of government censors.

Politics

Obama’s evolution on immigration

Obama’s evolution on immigration

The president was initially skeptical of his ability to take unilateral action.

Local

At this Arlington health clinic’s
lottery, medical care is the prize

At this Arlington health clinic’s <br>lottery, medical care is the prize

Each month, about 100 people with little money and big medical worries line up, hoping they’ll be chosen.

Sports

Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals
to 3-2 win over Avalanche

Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals <br>to 3-2 win over Avalanche

Alex Ovechkin scored late in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 3-2 victory on Thursday night.

Business

When a nearly $1 billion divorce settlement award isn’t enough

When a nearly $1 billion divorce settlement award isn’t enough

COLUMN | Shouldn’t the spouses divide their enormous household net worth more equally?

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