President Obama is expected to speak from the White House about his initiative to help fund advancements in medical treatments that take into account a patient's individual traits like genetic makeup.

De Blasio's deaf interpreter steals spotlight

De Blasio's deaf interpreter steals spotlight

Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's sign language interpreter, is getting a load of attention for his highly animated signing that were on full display during recent weather briefings.

Judge: Jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez is mentioned

Judge: Jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez is mentioned

Following the second day of testimony in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the judge told the jury that they will be allowed to watch the Super Bowl.

Taliban claims attack that killed 3 Americans

Taliban claims attack that killed 3 Americans

A U.S. military spokesman says the gunman who killed three American contractors and one Afghan in Kabul was in an Afghan military uniform and was subsequently killed.

Jordan, Japan await news of prisoners

Jordan, Japan await news of prisoners

Jordan’s government wants proof from the Islamic State that its captured pilot is alive, as Japan seeks to secure the release of a journalist.

Romney tells supporters he will not run for president in 2016

Romney tells supporters he will not run for president in 2016

Mitt Romney tells supporters in a conference call that he will not run for president in 2016.

Obama on precision medicine: 'Possibilities are boundless'

Obama on precision medicine: 'Possibilities are boundless'

Speaking at the White House on Jan. 30, President Obama urged support for a section in his budget proposal that would fund research in the field of "precision" or "personal" medicine. Here are highlights from that speech.

Three militants killed in Kirkuk gun battle

Three militants killed in Kirkuk gun battle

A fierce gunfight with Kurdish peshmerga forces in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has ended with the deaths of three Islamic State militants who had stormed an abandoned hotel.

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Behind the circumcision ritual

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.