NATO moves to ease mounting worries in Baltic

In former Soviet republics, the alliance has long had a light presence. But concerns have been growing that they could be Putin's next targets.

For long-term jobless, a difficult web to escape

Many long-term unemployed can’t hold onto jobs, and analysts say they could become a permanent underclass.

Pascua Yaqui chief prosecutor Alfred Urbina. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)

A historic moment for tribal justice

An Arizona tribe is one of the first in the nation that can prosecute non-Indians, and scrutiny over the court’s fairness is intense.

Divers unable to retrieve bodies spotted inside sunken S. Korean ferry

Divers unable to retrieve bodies spotted inside sunken S. Korean ferry

As the likelihood of survivors wanes, families asked for DNA samples.

The 12 most interesting things from Friday’s Clinton document dump

The 12 most interesting things from Friday’s Clinton document dump

Papers provide a window into Hillary Clinton’s thoughts on another run.

The D.C. ospreys’ long journey home

The D.C. ospreys’ long journey home

After wintering in South America, two ospreys named Ron and Rodney return to D.C., arriving days apart.

Hate how women are Photoshopped? So do members of Congress.

Hate how women are Photoshopped? So do members of Congress.

STYLE BLOG | The “Truth in Advertising Act” recognizes rampant retouching as a public health issue.

Editors’ Picks

A gaucho rides a wild horse during the annual celebration of Criolla Week in Montevideo, April 15, 2014. Throughout Easter Week, 'gauchos', the Latin American equivalent of the North American cowboy, from all over Uruguay and neighboring Argentina and Brazil will visit Montevideo to participate in the Criolla Week to win the best rider award. The competition is held from April 13 to April 20 this year. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (URUGUAY - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY)

(Andres Stapff / Reuters)

Best news photos of the week

PHOTOS | Our favorite images include gauchos in Uruguay and Boston bombing remembrances.

Washington, DC - March 27, 2014:  Peep diorama's were photographed at The Washington Post in Washington, DC on Thursday March 27, 2014. (Photo by Joseph Victor Stefanchik for The Washington Post)

(Joseph Victor Stefanchik / For The Washington Post)

The best of Peeps Show 2014

PHOTOS | What kinds of scenes come together when marshmallow, ingenuity and tiny props are involved?

Picks of the Week 

Racism, violence, drunkenness
‘hijacking’ Dartmouth’s future

Racism, violence, drunkenness <br>‘hijacking’ Dartmouth’s future

Ivy League college’s president offers an unusually candid campus assessment and promises change.

Having trouble sleeping? Here are foods to seek out — and to avoid.

Having trouble sleeping? Here are foods to seek out — and to avoid.

You can find claims about all kinds of foods that will help you sleep, but what does science really say?

The real reason people
root for Chelsea Clinton

The real reason people<br>root for Chelsea Clinton

COLUMN | Seeing the former first daughter happy feels like payback for all the years she was a target.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 9: Diana Minshall, one of the younger homeowners of Georgetown, taking a walk with Teddy, a 10-year-old Golden Retreiver on April, 09, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

Diana Minshall owns a home in Georgetown. (Bill O'Leary/Post)

Georgetown’s quiet boom

As other parts of Washington get the hip restaurants and slick condos, this enclave prospers, too, in its own understated way.

Featured Photo Galleries

Photos of the day

Scenes from Holy Week events, South Korean ferry search efforts, macaw conservation and more.

A change in justice on Indian reservations

Pascua Yaqui is one of three tribes chosen for pilot project allowing prosecution of non-tribal men.

Images of space: 2014

Discoveries in our solar system and beyond.

Chelsea Clinton through the years

The former first daughter is a special correspondent for NBC News and works with the Clinton Foundation.

Best news photos of the week

A look at some of our favorite images from the week of April 13.

The search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects

Shortly after the Boston bombing in 2013, police searched for the suspects in Watertown, Mass.

Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge and son in New Zealand, Australia

The British royal family are visiting New Zealand and then Australia.

Peeps Show 2014 winner and finalists

PHOTOS | Judges whittled 700-plus dioramas in our annual contest to select these top five entries.

Politics

Mitt Romney returns as a GOP star

Mitt Romney returns as a GOP star

The former candidate is beginning to embrace his new political role as a Republican party elder.

More Opinions

A crisis defused?

A crisis defused?

COLUMN | The U.S. strikes a welcome deal with Russia.

Lifestyle

Superheroes — and villains too — head to the Mall

Superheroes — and villains too — head to the Mall

They have X-ray vision and superhuman strength, but can costumed characters set a record?

Arts

What tango teaches about the nonverbal language of dance

What tango teaches about the nonverbal language of dance

The D.C. Tango Festival offered inexperienced dancers the chance to move like an Argentine.

Local

Homeless man found dead near D.C. highway had places to call home

Homeless man found dead near D.C. highway had places to call home

“He didn’t have to die that way,” says a woman who knew one of the two men found dead Wednesday.

Sports

Gio Gonzalez tosses Nats past Cards

Gio Gonzalez tosses Nats past Cards

He yields just four hits in seven innings as the Nationals finally beat the defending NL champs.

Technology

Michaels: Nearly 3 million customers hit by breach

Michaels: Nearly 3 million customers hit by breach

Retailer posts list of stores affected by breach, including several in the Washington area.

Business

The best education your money can buy

The best education your money can buy

Prepared to go for the dream school — at any cost — Michelle Singletary’s daughter writes about her early lesson in economics.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Kalorama home for $5.25M

House of the Week | Kalorama home for $5.25M

The former residence of William H.G. FitzGerald gets a facelift.

Federal Government

Does the GPO need a Web-savvy name?

Does the GPO need a Web-savvy name?

FEDERAL EYE | A bipartisan bill would swap “printing” for “publishing” to better reflect the agency’s digital-age offerings.

World

In Afghanistan, losing candidates could decide president

In Afghanistan, losing candidates could decide president

As the votes are counted, two front-runners seek support from six candidates viewed as likely to lose.

Discussions

Q&A with ‘Clean Person’ Jolie Kerr

Q&A with ‘Clean Person’ Jolie Kerr

TRANSCRIPT | Tips for dealing with a cluttered house and annoying stains.

Diversions