The Senate Judiciary Committee hold a hearing with testimony from Gen. Keith Alexander, James Cole and Robert Litt on government surveillance authorities.
Sean Sullivan takes a look at a Senate race where a Democratic incumbent is facing a packed Republican primary field.
It might not have been a major election year, but 2013 saw plenty of campaign ads. Here's our pick for the year's best.
Vice President Joe Biden remembers former South African president Nelson Mandela at a memorial service at the Washingotn National Cathedral.
Former president George W. Bush has taken up painting since his retirement, and he’s got a holiday present for you.
During testimony Wednesday, Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) compared answers from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to "talking to the Republic of Korea."
Nia-Malika Henderson talks to Coin founder and CEO Kanishk Parashar about the customers he envisions for his company's electronic credit cards, and the everyday clutter he hopes the card will help eliminate.
Using cash costs Americans some $200 billion each year, according to researchers at Tufts University. Ben Mazzotta, a research fellow at Tufts’ Fletcher School, discusses the currency’s pitfalls—and why if they had it to do over, governments wouldn’t design cash as it currently exists.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House committee on Wednesday that the signup trend for the new health insurance markets is turning positive.
New products and apps like, Paypal and Coin, make it easier to go cash-less. Benjamin Mazzotta of Tufts University and David Wolman, author of "The End of Money" join Nia-Malika Henderson to discuss.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year, saying the Catholic Church's leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way.
Kanishk Parashar, founder and CEO of Coin, explains how Coin can combine all of your debit and credit cards into just one card.
Vice President Joe Biden celebrated civil rights activist and former South African president Nelson Mandela Wednesday at a memorial service in his honor.
Urkaine’s tensions spilled over into Georgia Wednesday when a fight erupted in parliament over supporting the Ukrainian opposition.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said at a news conference Wednesday that the budget deal he hammered out with Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) takes a step in the right direction.
A Texas woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Bloomberg.
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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.
In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.
The Post's Anne Midgette shares five tips for how to get the most out of your visit to a museum.
A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.
Hear what words repeatedly came up on the floor during the second day of the government shutdown.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) held a news conference on the Affordable Care Act and impending government shutdown Monday.
A numerical take on the possible outcomes of the looming government shutdown.
President Obama argues at the U.N. General Assembly that U.S.isolationism could leave a leadership vaccuum in the world.
Woodbridge Vikings Head Football Coach Karibi Dede talks about the first day back at practice after the stabbing death of senior Kenneth Diaz, a member of the football team.