Michael Brown's family and attorney hold a press conference ahead of the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision.

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Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry Jr., whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on video smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

San Francisco window washer falls onto car

The driver of a car hit by a window washer who fell 11 stories from a roof said he's happy to be alive and praying that the worker survives.

Biden holds talks with Turkey's Erdogan

Vice President Joe Biden met with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan for discussions expected to include Turkey's role in the coalition against the Islamic State.

Muslim memorial held for Kassig

Turkish forces train Kurds to fight against the Islamic State while a Muslim prayer service was held in the U.S. for slain aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig previously known as Peter Kassig.

Togo police fire water canon to break up opposition march

Togo security forces fired tear gas and water at opposition protesters marching against a potential reelection bid by the country's president.

Obama: I told Boehner I'd wash his car if he'd call immigration bill

President Obama delivered remarks on immigration on Friday at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. In his speech he stressed the need for House Republicans to take action on immigration reform.

Police, protest groups announce conduct pact ahead of Ferguson decision

Police and government leaders outlined an agreement reached with activist groups spelling out how protesters will conduct themselves following a grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case.

N.Y. official: 13 dead in Buffalo snowstorm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the recent historic snow fall in the Buffalo area will cause flooding as the snow melts. He added that the New York Thruway will open today for essential travel and auto removal.

Republicans react to Obama's immigration plan

Republicans are incensed by President Obama’s plan to defer deportations for four million undocumented immigrants. Here’s how Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) reacted after learning the details.

Kerry, Iran leave nuclear talks

Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's foreign minister decided to pull back from nuclear talks Friday in Vienna, leaving the future of the negotiations unclear less than four days before the deadline for a deal.

Just like you, Obama forgets his phone

As he was about to leave for Las Vegas Friday, President Obama had to turn back, because just like any average American he had forgotten his Blackberry.

Demonstrators, police clash in Mexico

Demonstrators clashed with riot police in Mexico City’s Zocalo square after thousands marched Thursday demanding that authorities find 43 missing college students.

Ahead of Ferguson decision, Holder announces 'new guide' to law enforcement

In a new video released Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced "a new guide" to help law enforcement officers "maintain public safety while safeguarding constitutional rights during First Amendment-protected events."

Boehner: Obama 'is damaging the presidency'

Speaker of the House John Boehner criticized the president's plan for immigration reform the day after he announced it, saying that President Obama is making it "virtually impossible" to work in a bipartisan fashion.

Gov. Cuomo tours snow-ravaged towns

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo toured areas of Western New York severely impacted by the recent snowfall and thanked the National Guard troops for their efforts.

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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.