Diplomats reach deal on defusing Ukraine crisis

Officials meeting in Geneva agreed that all illegal armed groups will be disarmed, which John Kerry says must begin within days to be taken seriously.

Snowden to Putin: Does Russia spy on its citizens?

The fugitive former NSA contractor turned up via video link on the Russian leader’s call-in program.

Extensive repair will begin this spring on the Capitol dome.

Intensive care for a damaged dome

GRAPHIC | An extensive repair has begun on the 1,000 or so cracks, leaks, and patches of corrosion dotting the cast-iron dome that has stood atop the U.S. Capitol since the Civil War.

Local News

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.

One NE street. Two zoning codes.
And a whole lot of angry residents.

One NE street. Two zoning codes. <br>And a whole lot of angry residents.

With few restrictions on what can be built, neighbors on A Street are in an uphill battle against a condo.

A beautiful Easter weekend is coming — if you survive two more cold days

A beautiful Easter weekend is coming — if you survive two more cold days

WEATHER PAGE | Today is chilly but a little sunnier before winter’s last gasp finally gives up.

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The skeptics wanted to see the unpublished research of prominent climate scientist Michael Mann.

Got weekend plans? Let us help.

Got weekend plans? Let us help.

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Post writers offer tips on what to do, where to eat and more now that spring’s here.

More Top Stories

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.

The online Harry Potter course that will teach you how to become a wizard

The online Harry Potter course that will teach you how to become a wizard

The fantastically elaborate class has actual syllabi. And textbooks. And graded assignments.

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