Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) is announcing he's running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election.

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Obama calls U.S. and Brazil 'natural partners'

President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced their countries’ efforts to get 20 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030 during a joint news conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Obama, Rousseff visit MLK memorial

President Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

Obama on his 'best week' as president

During a news conference with Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff, President Obama was asked about his "best week" as president, including passage of his trade deal, Supreme Court victories for the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage and his moving eulogy in Charleston, S.C.

Christie slams Obama, Clinton in 2016 announcement

Republican Chris Christie is running for president in 2016. Here are key moments from the New Jersey governor's announcement.

Obama pushes more overtime pay for Americans

President Obama proposes to make almost 5 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay.

Chris Christie says he's running for president

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced he's seeking the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

A different kind of prisoner, through blood, sweat and tears

In Utah, the program “Addict II Athlete” is helping a group of men plan new lives through tough workouts and tougher love.

Donald Trump says he may sue over NBC firing

Donald Trump says he may sue NBC after the network announced it's ending its business relationship with the mogul and presidential candidate over Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrants.

Officer Involved: Police shootings of the mentally unstable in America

A Washington Post investigation tracking all fatal shootings by the police in 2015 has found that nearly a quarter of the incidents involve a person who was mentally unstable. Lavall Hall, a 25-year-old man from Miami Gardens, Fla., was gunned down in his mother's front yard.

Rick Perry: 'Economic freedom: An animation' | Campaign 2016

Rick Perry's campaign released an animation touting the Texas governor's jobs record.

Waking up at the Portland Farmers Market

Vendors start setting up at the Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University around sunrise on Saturday mornings. The market offers everything from local produce and homemade jams to breakfast burritos.

Greece’s impact on U.S. stocks

The Post’s Ylan Mui explains how the Greek debt crisis is hitting investors in the U.S.

Obama signs trade bills into law

President Obama says there are still “tough negotiations” ahead to finalize the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.

Why Portland loves breakfast

From chicken and waffles to homemade pastries, residents of Portland prioritize breakfast and brunch.

White House not considering Puerto Rico 'bailout'

White House press secretary Josh Earnest told members of the media Monday that federal officials would work with Puerto Rican leaders to address financial challenges after the island's governor said it could not pay back its debt.

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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.