Ukraine decries ‘invasion’ as Russian convoy crosses border

After nearly a 10-day standoff, the convoy crossed into Ukraine without permission from the country or the Red Cross.

McDONNELL TRIAL 

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Year of the panda and 154 zoo babies

INTERACTIVE | A year ago Saturday, Bao Bao was born live on Panda Cam at the National Zoo in Washington. But was she the zoo’s cutest critter of the year?

Local News

Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

Police say he paid $1,000 to a 220-pound tree-removal guy named Bunny to force the renters out.

How rare is a 10-game streak?

How rare is a 10-game streak?

COLUMN | Pay attention, Nationals fans. This doesn’t happen every decade, even every generation.

Don’t like the humidity? Get used to it.

Don’t like the humidity? Get used to it.

WEATHER GANG | Warning: Muggy days ahead, with rain risks as well. Just hold on till Sunday ... or Monday.

He’s an 88-year-old DC. cabdriver and WWII veteran — and he’s fascinating

He’s an 88-year-old DC. cabdriver and WWII veteran — and he’s fascinating

MAGAZINE | Isaiah Anderson was studying to be a doctor. Then, life took him on a different path.

9 things to do in D.C. this weekend

See country star Miranda Lambert, visit the Renaissance Festival or celebrate Bao Bao’s first birthday.

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Militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel in response to Hamas leaders’ deaths

Militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israel in response to Hamas leaders’ deaths

Gaza gunmen lined up 7 suspects behind a mosque and shot them after midday prayers.

Their grandparents were civil in disobedience. Ferguson youth aren’t.

Their grandparents were civil in disobedience. Ferguson youth aren’t.

Unlike their elders, young protesters challenge authority and fuel their rage through social media.

The best butter knife ever and
9 other brilliant redesigns

The best butter knife ever and <br> 9 other brilliant redesigns

INNOVATIONS | Here are 10 clever variations on items many of us use every day.

Local Columnists

Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.

Sports

How rare is a 10-game streak?

How rare is a 10-game streak?

COLUMN | COLUMN | Pay attention, Nationals fans. This doesn’t happen every decade, even every generation.

Real Estate

Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

Foreclosure and short sale veterans from 2007-13 are expected to make 10 percent of U.S. home buys in 2014.

Lifestyle

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ music video offensive? That’s what people say, mmm mmm.

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ music video offensive? That’s what people say, mmm mmm.

Two Post staffers -- one who never misses a beat, the other who is lightning on her feet -- debate the latest from Taylor Swift.

Arts

‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

Qui Nguyen’s play at Rorschach Theatre envelops us in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

Federal Government

‘Erroneous time-keeping’ violates federal laws, top Commerce official warns employees

‘Erroneous time-keeping’ violates federal laws, top Commerce official warns employees

FEDERAL EYE | The missive comes a week after the Washington Post reported that some patent examiners repeatedly lied about their hours.

National

What happened in Ferguson could be happening anywhere. But it was more likely in Missouri.

What happened in Ferguson could be happening anywhere. But it was more likely in Missouri.

THE FIX | Gallup shows the state ranks 49th out of 50 in how residents perceive race relations.

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