A grand jury is expected to announce Monday whether to indict officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.
Post staffers discuss the impact and legacy of the former D.C. mayor and political “rock star.”
Public servants, journalists and performers were awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama at the White House on Monday. Recipients included Ethel Kennedy, Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder.
Here's a look at how the defense secretary responded to some of the issues during his tenure.
President Obama announced the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at a joint news conference on Monday. Hagel will continue as defense secretary until the president nominates a successor, who must also be confirmed by the Senate.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, bowing to pressure from the White House to step down after less than two years in the job.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned on Sunday that residents living in the flood-prone areas around Buffalo should be prepared to evacuate. He added that officials are preparing for the worst as the temperature is expected to rise and potentially melt several feet of snow.
Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry Jr., whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on video smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.
The driver of a car hit by a window washer who fell 11 stories from a roof said he's happy to be alive and praying that the worker survives.
Vice President Joe Biden met with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan for discussions expected to include Turkey's role in the coalition against the Islamic State.
Turkish forces train Kurds to fight against the Islamic State while a Muslim prayer service was held in the U.S. for slain aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig previously known as Peter Kassig.
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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.