President Obama presents the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team in the White House Rose Garden.

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Anti-semitic leaflets posted in eastern Ukraine

The chief rabbi in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says the Jewish community was shocked after anti-Semitic leaflets were posted, but he dismisses claims that Jews were being targeted.

Obama awards Navy the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy

President Obama awarded the Navy Midshipmen the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for overcoming the Army and Air Force -- as well as a government shutdown.

Late-night laughs: 2016 contenders edition

The late-night talk show circuit has become a rite of passage for politicians with White House ambitions. Several of 2016’s potential contenders have already tested out their comedic timing with Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart and David Letterman. But like their future in presidential politics, these appearances have had varying results.

Congress is out on recess...again

Time to get money out of politics.

Toronto mayor Rob Ford launches reelection campaign

Toronto's controversial mayor, Rob Ford, officially launched his campaign for reelection on Thursday night vowing to "not back down."

Horseless carriage introduced at NYC auto show

An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City has also been revealed at the city’s auto show Thursday.

Appellate court hears Oklahoma gay marriage case

Plaintiffs and the defense react to a three-judge appellate panel in Denver that heard oral arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage.

Beau Biden plans 2016 run for Delaware governor

Vice President Joe Biden's eldest son, Beau Biden, said Thursday that he has decided not to seek re-election as Delaware attorney general and instead run for governor in 2016.

Malaysia: Ocean floor images 'very clear'

Malaysia's defense minister said on Thursday that images from the underwater vehicle searching for missing flight MH370 were ‘very clear’ but had so far returned no clues.

The latest state to decriminalize pot

Maryland joined 15 states and the District in changing the punishments for small amounts of marijuana possession. PostTV looks at the state of pot laws across the country.

Chelsea Clinton announces she’s pregnant

At a Clinton Foundation event, Chelsea Clinton announced she’s expecting her first child. She was at the event with her mother, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

Agreement reached to calm Ukraine tensions

Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.

Obama on ACA: Over 8 million enrolled

President Obama spoke from the briefing room Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, saying that now over 8 million people have enrolled in health insurance programs under the ACA.

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.

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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.