President Obama travels to Boise, Idaho, seeking support for the programs he announced during the State of the Union address on Tuesday.

Japan condemns apparent hostage execution by Islamic State

Japan condemns apparent hostage execution by Islamic State

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed anger after a video claimed that one of two Japanese captives held in Syria had been executed by Islamic State militants.

Obama: ‘Middle class economics’ is working

Obama: ‘Middle class economics’ is working

President Obama shared his plan outlined in his State of the Union address to give families the support they need.

99Rise releases video from Supreme Court chambers

99Rise releases video from Supreme Court chambers

99Rise, a group opposing the Citizens United decision, released video of its members disrupting the Supreme Court on the morning of the fifth anniversary of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

Obama won’t meet Netanyahu in March visit

Obama won’t meet Netanyahu in March visit

President Obama will not meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli prime minister visits the U.S. in March as the invited guest of Republican congressional leaders.

U.S. unclear after Cuba talks if new policy will work

U.S. unclear after Cuba talks if new policy will work

The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in more than three decades said after days of talks that she had no sense of whether the new U.S. policy of engagement would achieve its goal of generating reforms that benefit the Cuban people.

Earnest jokes about Tom Brady

Earnest jokes about Tom Brady

During Friday’s daily briefing, White House press secretary Josh Earnest joked about “DeflateGate” and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Warren Jeffs’s former town still divided

Warren Jeffs’s former town still divided

The town that was once controlled by polygamist leader Warren Jeffs before his arrest faces divisions between those who still follow his teachings, and others who wish to erase his mark from the community.

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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.