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Obama: More Sanctions Against Russia Possible

President Obama, on his state visit to Japan, urged China and Russia to uphold standards of international law. He specifically criticized Russia over recent developments in Ukraine.

Could it be a crime to lie in politics?

Ohio's ban on lies about political candidates has made it to the highest court in the land. Now, the Supreme Court is set to weigh in on a politician's "right to lie."

Admirers flock to Dole during Kansas homecoming

Former Republican Senator Bob Dole is back in his home state of Kansas on a homecoming tour to say "thank you" to residents who supported him in his many years in Washington.

FBI joining probe of suburban NY 'swatting' call

The FBI is joining an investigation into a hoax call on Long Island Tuesday that was designed to trick police into raiding a home where no crime was committed.

Terri Land and Selina Meyer of 'VEEP' have very different campaign styles

In a new ad, Michigan Republican Terri Lynn Land is using the fact that she's a woman as part of her Senate campaign strategy. This contrasts a recent clip from HBO's "VEEP."

U.S. paratroopers arrive in Poland

U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe in the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea last month.

U.S. reviews clemency for certain inmates

The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency, officials announced Wednesday.

Campaign 2014: Terri Lynn Land 'Really'

Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land (R-Mich.) takes on Democrat Gary Peters in this ad by Land for Senate.

Air Force: $4.2 billion saved from grounding A-10s

Speaking about the future of the Air Force, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the choice to divest the A-10 fleet was logical and least impactful.

Obama dines at ‘Sukiyabashi Jiro,’ Tokyo’s venerable sushi restaurant

President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dined at Tokyo's 10-seat Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant, the subject of the 2011 documentary, "Jiro Dreams of Sushi."

David Letterman hosts Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman's the "Late Show" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the seat he will take over in 2015. Colbert plans to drop his character for the role.

Obama arrives in Japan

President Obama arrived in Tokyo Wednesday night, kicking off a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region. Obama's trip aims to reassure partners about the U.S. commitment to the area.

Some in Tokyo, Manila protest Obama’s Asia trip

Protests take place in two of the first destinations on President Obama’s Asia trip. In Japan, the focus is on trade; in Manila, an imminent military deal to increase U.S. troops in the Philippines.

Anti-Obama activists in Manila: ‘U.S. troops out now!’

Police in the Philippines turned a fire hose on activists in front of the U.S. Embassy in Manila ahead of President Obama's visit. Obama is expected to arrive in Manila on Monday.

Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on college affirmative action

On a 6-2 vote, the Supreme Court rejects a challenge to a voter-approved Michigan law that bans the practice of affirmative action for college admissions.

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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.