Obama: 8M have signed up under health-care law

Twenty-eight percent of those who enrolled are between 18 and 34, according to a White House fact sheet, just short of the goal of 38 percent.

Diplomats reach deal on defusing Ukraine crisis

Following the meeting in Geneva, Obama threatened further economic sanctions, but ruled out a U.S. military response to help Ukraine fend off Russian incursions.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1927-2014

His "One Hundred Years of Solitude" sold over 50 million copies. (Reuters)

Author exposed myth, reality of Latin America

The Nobel laureate whose explorations of magical realism placed him among the greatest writers of the 20th century dies at 87.

Local News

Three people linked in death, by a drug, a dealer and an addiction

Three people linked in death, by a drug, a dealer and an addiction

One by one, they died using heroin sold by the same D.C. drug dealer. He will be sentenced on Friday.

Drug courier found guilty in execution-style shootings of 2 women, 2 kids

Drug courier found guilty in execution-style shootings of 2 women, 2 kids

Darrell Bellard’s killings in Pr. George’s came after his marijuana stash disappeared, lawyers say.

Va. high court rules for U-Va., against global-warming skeptics in FOIA case

Va. high court rules for U-Va., against global-warming skeptics in FOIA case

The skeptics wanted to see the unpublished research of prominent climate scientist Michael Mann.

More Top Stories

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

Hillary Clinton says she is “really excited” to welcome her first grandchild.

FDA: Procedure to remove uterine fibroids could spread hidden cancers

FDA: Procedure to remove uterine fibroids could spread hidden cancers

The agency says laparoscopic power morcellation could slice up cancerous tissue that could spread.

Earth-size, ‘Goldilocks’ planet found
in solar system 500 light-years away

Earth-size, ‘Goldilocks’ planet found <br>in solar system 500 light-years away

The planet, called Kepler-186f, meets what researchers believe are two basic requirements for life.

Lawyer who defended Prop 8 planning daughter’s gay wedding, book says

Lawyer who defended Prop 8 planning daughter’s gay wedding, book says

Charles J. Cooper learned of his daughter’s sexual orientation during the legal battle over California’s ban.

Editors’ Picks

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A closer look at masterpeeps

INTERACTIVE | Get a 360-degree view of this year’s Peeps Show winners and finalists.

WASHINGTON, DC  April 9, 2014.  
Daniel Patterson’s Poached Omelet photographed in Washington, DC.  Tableware from Crate and Barrel. Photo by Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

(Deb Lindsey / For The Washington Post)

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

Ukrainian crisis, Iranian mother spares the life of her son’s killer just before his execution, Easter play 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

Obama: Russia doesn’t want ‘any kind of military confrontation with us’

Obama: Russia doesn’t want ‘any kind of military confrontation with us’

The president says Vladimir Putin recognizes the superior military of the United States.

Real Estate

What you can rent in Logan Circle

What you can rent in Logan Circle

We highlight three apartments for rent at three price ranges in the Northwest Washington neighborhood.

Lifestyle

Cancer-free or not, Valerie Harper has already beaten very long odds

Cancer-free or not, Valerie Harper has already beaten very long odds

TO YOUR HEALTH | The actress’s cancer usually proves fatal in three to six months.

Arts

‘Moth’ has some bugs to work out

‘Moth’ has some bugs to work out

Studio Theatre 2ndStage mounts playwright Declan Greene's drama of painful adolescence.

Local Columnists

E-cig ads target a new generation.
Don’t let Big Tobacco get away with it.

E-cig ads target a new generation. <br>Don’t let Big Tobacco get away with it.

COLUMN | The “vape” market is a growing one, and it’s not too late to stop teens from getting hooked.

Sports

Wizards, John Wall by the numbers

Wizards, John Wall by the numbers

New NBA cameras opened up a treasure trove of statistical data that helps explain Wizards' success

Federal Government

IRS not retreating on rules for dark money nonprofits

IRS not retreating on rules for dark money nonprofits

Commissioner John Koskinen said Wednesday that new guidelines are needed for clarity.

Going Out Guide

TKO’s boxing-themed burgers come to Brentwood

TKO’s boxing-themed burgers come to Brentwood

The owner of the Carolina Kitchen debuts his new burger concept.

Technology

Why Yahoo’s COO got that $58 million severance package

Why Yahoo’s COO got that $58 million severance package

ON LEADERSHIP | The eye-popping size of his golden parachute tells us three things.

Business

Yellen makes careful forecast on economy

Yellen makes careful forecast on economy

Fed chairman stresses that flexibility is crucial to adjust to possibly changing conditions.

Obituaries

Armando Peraza, world-recognized drummer, dies at 89

Armando Peraza, world-recognized drummer, dies at 89

The Cuban-born musician performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades.

Diversions