Ukraine fears Russian invasion is now underway

Fighting between Russian troops and the Ukrainian military worsened on a new, southern front as NATO promises to deploy forces to eastern Europe.

Immigration plan could shake up 2014 election

Both political parties fear President Obama’s plan to defer deporting millions of illegal immigrants could change the course of November’s midterm elections.

The streets are nearly deserted in Logan, W.Va. (Katherine Frey/Post)

STORYLINE | What’s happening now in America’s coal heartland is not just the typical bust, and experts say it could be permanent.

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Aafia Siddiqui. (AP, AP, Reuters)

Aafia Siddiqui. (AP, AP, Reuters)

'Lady al-Qaeda:' the MIT grad the Islamic State wants freed

She sits in a U.S. prison for attacks on Americans, and the militants want her back.

McDONNELL TRIAL 

Separate arrivals and exits drive home a point at former Va. governor’s trial

Separate arrivals and exits drive home a point at former Va. governor’s trial

McDonnell and his wife come and go in a way that reinforces testimony of their crumbling marriage.

As the Gaza cease-fire approached,
these four were the last to die

As the Gaza cease-fire approached, <br>these four were the last to die

After 50 days, the war ended where it began, with a truce that is essentially a retread of the one signed in 2012.

Scientists may have solved the mystery of Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’

Scientists may have solved the mystery of Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’

It takes a perfect combination of rain, wind, ice and sun to move rocks across Racetrack Playa.

Politics

Obama’s use of executive authority is about to become a real political issue

Obama’s use of executive authority is about to become a real political issue

THE FIX | Looming decisions on immigration, climate change and Syria could all be made without Congress -- which is when the debate really begins.

World

Report reveals the horrors of 1,400 sexually abused children in U.K. town

Report reveals the horrors of 1,400 sexually abused children in U.K. town

Between 1997 and 2013, the report found that the town of Rotherham failed to intervene on behalf of children who they believed were at risk of sexual exploitation.

Local

William Kennedy Smith looks for
opportunity to enter family business

William Kennedy Smith looks for <br>opportunity to enter family business

Now a doctor living in the Watergate complex, he is angling to serve on a D.C. neighborhood board.

Sports

Fister’s vulnerabilities appear
as Phillies show Nats the broom

Fister’s vulnerabilities appear <br>as Phillies show Nats the broom

Once-hot Washington, coming off 12 wins in 13 games, struggled against last-place Philadelphia.

Lifestyle

Diane Sawyer says goodbye to ‘ABC World News’

Diane Sawyer says goodbye to ‘ABC World News’

A transcript of her final words on the newscast, though she’s staying with ABC to conduct big interviews and produce specials.

Arts

Fallon, Seinfeld to salute Leno at Kennedy Center

Fallon, Seinfeld to salute Leno at Kennedy Center

The 17th Twain Prize for humor goes to Leno in October, and TV comedians will tip their caps.

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