President Obama is expected to make a statement from the White House about the situation in Ukraine.

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Perry criticizes Obama's 'no strategy' on Islamic State

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate, says Obama has failed with his response to the Islamic State.

Pro-Russian rebels occupy key Ukrainian town

Pro-Russian rebels said that there are no Russian troops in the occupied south-eastern town of Novoazovsk, Ukraine. This comes after the Ukrainian government reported that Russian troops carrying heavy artillery crossed into Ukraine Thursday.

Faith in football

Each Sunday during the school year, members of the Ole Miss football team and head coach Hugh Freeze attend an optional FCA worship service in the Manning Center.

Rick Perry rails against President Obama on border crisis

Rick Perry spoke Friday at the Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream summit in Dallas, Tex., where he slammed President Obama over his handling of the ongoing crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Pentagon: Iraq operations costing $7.5 million per day

Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said officials are planning for potential military options in Syria, extending efforts already underway in Iraq.

U.S. airstrike near Irbil, Iraq

This video released by U.S. Central Command shows a U.S. airstrike against an Islamic State armed truck near Irbil, Iraq, on Aug. 26.

House candidate on the best softball player in Congress

Amanda Renteria is running for Congress in California. But as a former softball player and chief of staff to a sitting U.S. senator, we asked her who in Congress plays the best softball.

WH: Obama to discuss 'additional economic costs on Russia'

During the daily news briefing on Friday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Russia's actions have put Russia "at risk of facing additional economic costs" from the U.S. and allies.

States race to nullify federal gun laws

More than 200 bills have been introduced in the last decade to nullify federal firearms laws.

White House doubles down on Obama's 'summer suit'

White House press secretary Josh Earnest started off the daily news briefing on Friday with a "bit of frivolity."

Cameron: UK raises terror threat level to severe

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday that Britain is raising the terror threat level from substantial to severe — meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely — and that officials are seizing UK terror suspects’ passports in an effort to stop them from traveling.

Obama: 'We don't have a strategy yet’ to defeat Islamic State

President Obama explained Thursday why he has not yet implemented a comprehensive U.S. response to the Islamist insurgency that is rapidly spreading across the Middle East.

Clinton: Frayed trust led to Ferguson violence

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that the fatal shooting of an unarmed Missouri teenager and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in his racially-divided community.

Why two Americans died fighting for terror groups

Following the confirmed death of Douglas McArthur McCain in Syria, experts are looking at what led McCain and his childhood friend, Troy Kastigar, to convert to Islam and join separate terror groups.

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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.

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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.