The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is scheduled to hold a news conference Tuesday on the first patient to test positive for the Ebola virus in the United States.

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Video shows drone used in search for missing U-Va. student

The Charlottesville Newsplex released video of the Unmanned Aircraft System used in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

Secret Service director Pierson resigns

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on Wednesday. This comes after Pierson faced heavy criticism from Congress for security lapses at the White House.

Jimmy Carter celebrates his 90th birthday

Former president Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday on Wednesday in Atlanta, thanking family and friends for their support and love.

White House responds to resignation of Secret Service director

The White House commented on the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday, saying Pierson and President Obama agreed that it was in the best interest of the agency that new leadership be appointed.

Obama hosts Netanyahu at the White House

At the White House on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama discussed Iran and prospects for peace in the Middle East.

Campaign 2014: College Republican National Committee 'Say Yes To Rick Scott'

In this ad released by the College Republican National Committee, styled as a parody of the show "Say Yes to the Dress," mother thinks the "The Charlie Crist," is the best choice, but daughter knows that "The Rick Scott" is the perfect fit for her.

Campaign 2014: Greg Orman 'Half Right'

In this ad, independent Kansas Senate candidate Greg Orman says he "won't answer to either party."

Returning to the 'scene of the stance'

In 2007, Post congressional correspondent Paul Kane retraced the steps taken by former sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport before he was arrested as part of a sex-sting in a men's restroom. On Sept. 30, a federal judged ordered Craig to pay the U.S. Treasury $242k for illegally using campaign funds to finance for his legal defense.

7 dead after a suicide bomb attack in Kabul

At least seven have been killed and 15 wounded in a suicide bomb targeting an Afghan army vehicle.

Court hears case of Colo. worker fired over pot

Colorado’s Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case involving a medical marijuana patient who was fired by his employer after failing a drug test in 2010.

Motorcade leads trooper killed in training

A Pennsylvania state trooper died after he was shot in the chest during a training exercise. A police-led motorcade removed David Kedra's body from a Philadelphia hospital. The incident is under investigation.

British hit Iraq with first airstrike

Great Britain says two Tornado aircraft hit a heavy weapons post and an armored vehicle in northwest Iraq. It was the RAF's first combat mission in Iraq since Britain's Parliament approved the move last week.

Modi, Obama talk expanding partnership at the White House

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi on Tuesday was welcomed at the White House where he and President Obama focused their talks on cooperation and shared values.

Dozens of jurors in Arias trial dismissed

Another 100 prospective jurors are set to be brought in on Wednesday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias. This comes after roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday, telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial.

Cause of Utah family’s death remains a mystery

Authorities said on Monday the cause of death in the case of five family members found dead in a bedroom at their Utah home over the weekend could remain a mystery for weeks.

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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.