President Obama is making an announcement about American relations with Cuba.
In his weekly address, President Obama honors America's Independence Day, before wishing luck to the U.S. Women's National team in Sunday's World Cup Final.
Former president Bill Clinton visited Hanoi, Vietnam to commemorate the 20th anniversary of normalized relations between the U.S. and Vietnam.
President Obama boasted about new employment figures showing non-farm payrolls rose 223,000 last month, although the figure was down from 254,000 in May.
Washington Post reporter Maura Judkis dives into the bubbly waters of “The Beach,” an exhibit at the National Building Museum.
Former Virginia senator Jim Webb has announced he will make a bid for the White House in 2016, becoming the fourth Democrat to challenge front-runner Hillary Clinton.
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Pope Francis will meet with poor migrants in D.C. and prisoners in Philadelphia during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and will also become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took his presidential campaign to town hall meetings in New Hampshire. The Post's Dan Balz and Philip Rucker covered the meetings while taking photos and recording videos through Snapchat.
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by the Associated Press.
Hundreds of marijuana enthusiasts lit up celebratory joints in the streets Tuesday night as recreational use was officially made legal in Oregon.
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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.
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Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) held a news conference on the Affordable Care Act and impending government shutdown Monday.
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President Obama argues at the U.N. General Assembly that U.S.isolationism could leave a leadership vaccuum in the world.