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U.S. sending nonlethal aid to Ukraine military

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other nonlethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia's “destabilizing activities.”

Putin misleads on surveillance

NSA leaker Edward Snowden questioned Vladimir Putin about domestic Russian spying on Thursday.

Obama high-fives Wounded Warriors at the White House

Injured soldiers cycled to the White House as part of the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride on Thursday. President Obama said the event is one of his favorites of the year.

White House holds daily briefing

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney holds the daily news briefing. Timing of this event may be subject to change.

Can 'revenge porn' send you to prison?

Sharing pornographic images of an ex for revenge? That's perfectly legal -- in most states. But as victims are speaking up, state governments are stepping in, making it a criminal offense to text, email or upload intimate photos of someone else without their consent.

Pro-Russian militants killed on base

WARNING: Video contains some graphic footage. Ukraine's interior minister says three pro-Russian militants have been killed and 13 wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a national guard base.

Pope's relic on wheels departs to Rome

The owner of Pope John Paul II's Polish vintage car is driving to Rome for the late pope’s canonization on Sunday.

Hoax bomb raises anxiety in Boston

After Tuesday night's controlled detonation of a suspicious package near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the city's police commissioner said his officers will be more visible leading up to the race.

Egypt cracks down on mosques preaching extremism

Egyptian authorities are tightening control on religious centers around the country, purging clerics to prevent mosques from serving the agendas of political parties.

Obama announces $600 million for job skills programs

President Obama announced two grant programs and pledged $600 million to train more Americans for jobs that may otherwise go unfilled.

End of NYPD’s Muslim surveillance program draws praise, criticism

Director of the Arab American Association of New York, Linda Sarsour, applauds the NYPD decision to end the Muslim surveillance program but said there's still concern about police mentality towards Muslims.

Combat vehicles in Ukraine fly Russian flag

A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into an eastern Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes to re-establish control.

'Everytown for Gun Safety' ad

As part of former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's new $50 million gun control effort, a new group "Everytown for Gun Safety" is up and running with their first advertisement.

India's transgender citizens celebrate historic ruling

India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official documents.

Possible Banksy graffiti appears near British spy agency

Graffiti near the headquarters of Britain's spy agency is believed to have been the work of renegade street artist Banksy who is known for spoofs and politically charged messages.

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Behind the circumcision ritual

Behind the circumcision ritual

Adults attending conversion classes at Sixth and I synagogue learn about the traditions behind the ancient Jewish practice of circumcision.

Google Chromecast at The Washington Post: How you can watch

Google Chromecast at The Washington Post: How you can watch

PostTV has incorporated technology that allows you to play any of our videos on your TV set through the popular Chromecast device. That means you can watch videos and news shows from The Washington Post and control the playback right from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Property rights and the pipeline

South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

Brazil swept up by new energy source

Brazil swept up by new energy source

In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.

Making the most out of your museum visit

Making the most out of your museum visit

The Post's Anne Midgette shares five tips for how to get the most out of your visit to a museum.

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.