U.S. judges balk at police requests for digital data

“The Magistrates’ Revolt” against sweeping law enforcement demands gains power amid mounting public anger about the surveillance capabilities revealed by Edward Snowden.

Ukraine and Russia engage
in tit-for-tat military moves

The standoff escalates into one of the most dangerous on European soil since the end of the Cold War, analysts say.

Dan Hartmann, who has HIV, and his wife, Susan, conceived naturally. (Post)

HIV-positive and trying for a baby

Bucking decades of medical guidance, some doctors say an HIV-positive person can conceive a child the old-fashioned way with minimal risks. Others argue that there are always safety risks.

GOP leaders abandon rancher
Cliven Bundy over race remarks

GOP leaders abandon rancher <br>Cliven Bundy over race remarks

He was a hero in a Nevada grazing-rights standoff, but his comments cost him high-profile backers.

Thinking about moving? Read this
first to see how far your dollar will go.

Thinking about moving? Read this <br>first to see how far your dollar will go.

GOVBEAT | A new cost-of-living guide allows income comparisons across states and metro areas.

Girl gives first lady her unemployed father’s résumé at White House event

Girl gives first lady her unemployed father’s résumé at White House event

When Michelle Obama called on the girl for a question, she took the opportunity to do a her dad a favor.

Radio show puts relatives of missing
8-year-old on the air, on the spot

Radio show puts relatives of missing <br>8-year-old on the air, on the spot

The show, run out of a D.C. nursing home, is a courtroom, a church and a search party for Relisha Rudd.

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Photos of the day

China fashion, London’s Globe Theatre, a breakaway iceberg, Sewol ferry victim search, a New York cat cafe and more.

Obama visits Japan

President Obama arrived in Japan on Wednesday during his week-long trip to Asia.

Dads step up in classroom volunteering

Men are making their presence felt as women increasingly enter the workforce.

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

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

India prepares for month-long elections

World’s largest democracy will hold elections pitting Hindu nationalist against unpopular Nehru-Gandhi family’s Congress party.

Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Woman

Nyong’o’s film debut in “12 Years a Slave” earned the actress lots of trophies, Oscar and People cover.

Animal views

Take a look at a rare Spix’s macaw chick, a tree-kangaroo and baby giraffes, camels and white Bengal tigers.

South Sudan again rocked by violence

Hundreds killed as rebels seize oil hub, the United Nations has said.

Politics

Was Clinton’s speech a 2016 pep talk?

Was Clinton’s speech a 2016 pep talk?

DEBRIEF | Her address felt like the internal monologue of someone considering a presidential run.

More Opinions

GOP must rethink its Clinton attack

GOP must rethink its Clinton attack

RIGHT TURN | The GOP needs the right argument against Hillary Clinton.

Lifestyle

Michael Smerconish:
The man in the middle

Michael Smerconish: <br>The man in the middle

The radio/TV talk show host tired of polarization, so he’s trying to carve out a new niche.

Arts

Violinist Hilary Hahn shows mastery at Strathmore

Violinist Hilary Hahn shows mastery at Strathmore

The only challenge for the classical soloist: her unequal accompanist can’t match her brilliance.

Local

Girl gets six years in juvenile facility
for assaulting autistic teen in Md.

Girl gets six years in juvenile facility <br>for assaulting autistic teen in Md.

Authorities are investigating if the girl and a friend bullied two others, including another disabled student.

Sports

With nightmare season behind him, Griffin’s confidence is restored

With nightmare season behind him, Griffin’s confidence is restored

REDSKINS BLOG | The Redskins quarterback feels a huge sense of freedom and has rediscovered his identity.

Technology

Moonshots? Apple doesn’t need no stinkin’ moonshots.

Moonshots? Apple doesn’t need no stinkin’ moonshots.

Apple’s Tim Cook really doesn’t care if you don’t think Apple’s innovating. He’s chasing perfection.

Business

Regulators who scrapped a review of lenders questioned

Regulators who scrapped a review of lenders questioned

Consultants hired to review mortgage servicers were paid $1.9 billion, leading officials to close the inquiry.

Real Estate

Rent or buy? Running the numbers on an Arlington condo

Rent or buy? Running the numbers on an Arlington condo

We compare a property that is for rent and for sale to see which is the better deal.

Federal Government

What do Sens. Booker and McConnell share?

IN THE LOOP | The answer: Donors. Inside the Beltway, money is a great uniter.

World

Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians

Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians

A unity agreement between Fatah and Hamas, which Israel views as a terrorist group, spurs halt to talks.

Discussions

The Answer Sheet: Does opting out of standardized tests hurt children?

The Answer Sheet: Does opting out of standardized tests hurt children?

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Valerie Strauss discussed the latest education news and how it impacts you.

Diversions