Ukrainian unrest prompts NATO to bolster defenses

NATO secretary general says more sorties would be flown over the Baltic Sea and that allied ships would be deployed there and elsewhere.

Nearly 300 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

Four people were confirmed dead, and the toll was expected to rise as the ferry slipped deeper into the Yellow Sea.

A peeps family portrait. (J. Stefanchik for The Post)

Peeps Show 2014 winner and finalists

PHOTOS | Judges whittled 700-plus dioramas in our annual contest to select these top five entries.

Local News

Metro CFO, Silver Line project director resign as agencies come under fire

Metro CFO, Silver Line project director resign as agencies come under fire

MWAA has faced concern over problems with the Silver Line and Metro over a federal audit.

A waiter said he was out of my favorite dish, then let someone else order it

A waiter said he was out of my favorite dish, then let someone else order it

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post’s critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves about D.C. dining.

Gap, Walgreens sign leases for big
new stores at CityCenter downtown

Gap, Walgreens sign leases for big<br> new stores at CityCenter downtown

The drugstore will offer manicures, sushi and more, while Gap is taking over a 14,000-square-foot space.

Why you don’t want to flip
homes in the Washington area

Why you don’t want to flip <br>homes in the Washington area

It looks easy and seems like a sure bet, but you have probably already missed the window.

17 years old with a 100-mph fastball:
MLB draft or college for Va. teen?

17 years old with a 100-mph fastball: <br>MLB draft or college for Va. teen?<br>

Ashburn’s JB Bukauskas is likely to be a high pick in the June draft — if he doesn’t go to Carolina.

More Top Stories

Sebelius for Senate? She was popular as governor, but this makes no sense.

Sebelius for Senate? She was popular as governor, but this makes no sense.

THE FIX | The former Kan. governor might have been a viable candidate before the health law. Not now.

Poll: States that embraced health law saw uninsured rate drop 3X faster

Poll: States that embraced health law saw uninsured rate drop 3X faster

WONKBLOG | New polls provide a look at how many Americans have gained insurance since October.

Everything you need to know about Cliven Bundy’s fight with the U.S.

Everything you need to know about  Cliven Bundy’s fight with the U.S.

THE FIX | The recent standoff is just the latest in a long fight between the rancher and the federal government.

Even casually smoking marijuana
can change your brain, study says

Even casually smoking marijuana <br>can change your brain, study says

Even those who smoked once a week showed abnormalities, a study in the Journal of Neuroscience finds.

‘Heaven Is For Real’: Multicolored ponies and a question for the ages

‘Heaven Is For Real’: Multicolored ponies and a question for the ages

MOVIE REVIEW | The film may be made for Christians, but it’s willing to grapple with questions of faith.

Campus has never been so boring

Campus has never been so boring

SLATE | What happens when jittery kids who don’t know how to get into trouble go to college? Not fun.

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How would you do on the new SAT?

QUIZ | Test your knowledge with sample questions that students might encounter on the new test.

WASHINGTON, DC April 9, 2014. Duck Egg Sandwich With Spinach and Chipotle Cream photographed in Washington, DC. Photo by Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

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The best ways to cook eggs

PHOTOS | Turn one of the most versatile foods into a nutritious meal, from breakfast to dinner.

Featured Photo Galleries

Photos of the day

South Korean ferry capsizes, Boston marathon bombing anniversary, T. rex bones, Viking longboat on the Thames and more.

Peeps Show 2014 winner and finalists

PHOTOS | Judges whittled 700-plus dioramas in our annual contest to select these top five entries.

Animal views

Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.

Press preview of the 2014 New York auto show

The show opens to the public on April 18.

After the apocalypse

Photographer Lori Nix’s hand-crafted dioramas are fictional scenes of a post-apocalyptic world in which plants and decay reclaim manmade structures.

Boston Marathon bombing commemorated

Survivors, officials and relatives of victims observe the first anniversary.

‘Dancing With the Stars’

A look at the performances of Season 18.

Passenger ferry sinks off South Korean coast

As many as 290 remain unaccounted for as rescuers fear many were still trapped onboard.

Politics

Why foreign policy matters more to Rand Paul than anyone else running for president

Why foreign policy matters more to Rand Paul than anyone else running for president

THE FIX | One of these things is not like the other.

Real Estate

Why you don’t want to flip
homes in the Washington area

Why you don’t want to flip <br>homes in the Washington area

It looks easy and seems like a sure bet, but you have probably already missed the window.

Lifestyle

How a good (poetry) fence made good neighbors

How a good (poetry) fence made good neighbors

Fences can shut people out. But Renée Adams has been welcoming in neighbors with her “poetry fence.”

Arts

Golda Meir, vitally revealed in ‘Golda’s Balcony’

Golda Meir, vitally revealed in ‘Golda’s Balcony’

Tovah Feldshuh brings William Gibson’s one-person play about the Israeli prime minister to Theater J.

Local Columnists

What a real Emancipation Day in the District would mean

COLUMN | Courtland Milloy: It’s oxymoronic to be dependent on government to celebrate this day of liberation

Sports

Oates: Green needs to be 'guiding light'

Oates: Green needs to be 'guiding light'

Caps coach said he wanted Green to focus less on offense; defenseman decried lack of consist pairings

Federal Government

Conservatives not swayed by IRS plan to revise draft nonprofit rule

Conservatives not swayed by IRS plan to revise draft nonprofit rule

FEDERAL EYE | The IRS chief signaled that the his agency plans to re-write draft regulations limiting the political activities of tax-exempt groups.

Going Out Guide

Pharrell’s hat, now on view in Alexandria

Pharrell’s hat, now on view in Alexandria

Pop culture’s most au courant lid is portrayed in artist Diane Blackwell’s “Happy.“

Technology

This is why Valve’s business model is so totally brilliant

This is why Valve’s business model is so totally brilliant

Valve’s own games are the source of its incredible staying power.

Business

Yellen: Recovery will be nearly complete by 2016

Yellen: Recovery will be nearly complete by 2016

But she cautioned that Federal Reserve’s help will still be needed for economy to cross the finish line.

Obituaries

Julian R. Dugas, influential D.C. government official, dies

Julian R. Dugas, influential D.C. government official, dies

Mr. Dugas became a power broker in the administration of former D.C. mayor Walter E. Washington.

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