A train with remains of Flight 17 victims finally leaves, and the devices were given to Malaysian officials.
Immigration, delayed marriages and the economy have led more adults ages 25 to 34 to live with families.
A census report notes more young mothers are living with their partners, not married to them.
Slayings of three young Israelis in the West Bank have only strengthened Americans’ desire to travel overseas.
Almost one in three households in the District and Montgomery County are being used as test subjects.
Few others in Mariupol are as fiercely opposed to the government as the women known as babushkas.
Dnipropetrovsk remains an oasis of calm due to a take-no-prisoners approach to separatists.
After decades of being ignored and diminished, the army is transforming itself in the heat of battle.
The equipment is reported to include tanks and heavy artillery; Washington adds sanctions for some separatists.
As fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, a rebel leader asks Moscow for aid amid troop gains in the countryside.
President Petro Poroshenko is prepared to declare a unilateral truce, but separatists say it's a ploy.
Poroshenko says he wants to regain control of the border with Russia first, then would offer a cease-fire.
The move escalates the two nations’ conflict, and a gas crunch elsewhere in Europe may be coming next.
The use of a crude term in a remark about Russia’s leader has led to calls for the foreign minister to be fired.
The attack further heightens tension between Kiev and Moscow, which is thought to be arming the separatists.
Civilians are clamoring to get out of cities filled with snipers, militarized checkpoints and gunfire.
In the biggest single loss of life since Ukraine started battling pro-Russian separatists, rebels shot down a military cargo plane overnight as it was landing in Luhansk.
Even as Ukrainian troops battled the insurgents, Russia said ‘self-defense forces’ are ready for a cease-fire.
Kiev says a willingness to serve in the region, where clashes continue, is a “test” of officers’ patriotism.
Billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn in Saturday and called for cease-fire talks, end to corruption.
Carol Morello writes about demographics and the census, as well as a lot of other stuff that comes down the pike. She has worked at the Washington Post since 2000. Before that, she was a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and USA Today. She grew up in central Michigan (hold up your hand, it’s just left of the thumb) and has never shaken the feeling that she’s at heart a small town girl.
Her demographic stories have a lot of numbers in them, but they’re really about people and how they live. So if you have an idea for a good demographic story, shoot her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.