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Clintons advocate against elephant poaching

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, called for an end to elephant poaching during the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, as part of their Clinton Global Initiative.

Obama thanks Mideast coalition nations for actions in Syria

President Obama personally thanked the five Arab nations who participated in the military strikes against the Islamic State on Monday.

Meet the guys who might run against Clinton

Hillary Clinton might not be the only candidate on the left who launches a presidential campaign. Meet the guys who may try to take her on: former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

DiCaprio addresses U.N. on climate change

Actor and newly appointed United Nations Messenger of Peace, Leonardo DiCaprio, voiced his concerns during the opening session of the U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York on Tuesday.

Pentagon's video of overnight strikes against Islamic State

The U.S. Central Command released video of overnight U.S. operations in Syria on Tuesday. The military airstrikes included the use of Tomahawk cruise missiles launched by the U.S. Navy from the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea.

Explaining the airstrikes in Syria: Desk to Desk

As the war against the Islamic State expands with airstrikes in Syria, here's what senior national security correspondent Karen DeYoung, national security reporter Greg Miller, White House correspondent Katie Zezima and foreign affairs writer Ishaan Tharoor have to say about what it all means.

In Damascus, mixed views on U.S. airstrikes

Syrians in Damascus are divided over airstrikes against the Islamic State carried out by the United States and its Arab allies.

Could NFL scandals threaten tax-exempt status?

The NFL’s handling of allegations of domestic violence and child abuse cases, as well as the Redskins team name controversy, has members of Congress looking to eliminate its longtime tax exemption.

Obama: 'Climate is changing faster than our efforts to address it'

President Obama told leaders at the United Nations summit on climate change that "nobody can stand on the sidelines on this issue," insisting that an "ambitious" agreement is needed to protect the world from environmental dangers.

In 5 days, 150,000 Syrian refugees reach Turkey

More refugees poured into Turkey from Syria while the United States and five Arab countries carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State.

Rubble, wreckage in aftermath of airstrikes in Syria

The U.S., along with Arab allies, carried out a series of attacks Tuesday on the Islamic State in Syria. Video posted to social media purports to show the aftermath of those airstrikes.

Pentagon: Strikes on Syria 'only the beginning'

Lt. Gen. William Mayville said at a Pentagon briefing on Tuesday that Americans should think of the campaign against the Islamic State as taking years. Here are key moments from that briefing in less than three minutes.

Obama: U.S. will 'do what's necessary'

Before getting on a flight Tuesday to New York City, where he was expected to speak about climate change, President Obama addressed the airstrikes that the U.S. launched Monday night against the Islamic State in Syria.

Jordan confirms participation in airstrikes

Jordan's minister of media affairs confirmed on Tuesday that the Jordanian air force had carried out attacks against positions of Islamic State militants in Syria.

Campaign 2014: Mark Begich 'Great Team'

This ad released in July by Alaska Sen. Mark Begich (D) casts Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Begich as a "great team" that votes together 80% of the time.

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Adults attending conversion classes at Sixth and I synagogue learn about the traditions behind the ancient Jewish practice of circumcision.

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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.