Putin likens Ukraine troops to Nazi invaders

The Russian president praised separatists, as the Ukrainian government raised the prospect of joining NATO.

McDONNELL TRIAL 

The New Orleans home of Landrieu's parents. (Philip Rucker/Post)

She lives in a $2.5 million brick manse on Capitol Hill. But she is registered to vote at a large New Orleans bungalow where her parents live.

Local News

He’s a famous surgeon. So why’s he toying with a longshot 2016 bid?

He’s a famous surgeon. So why’s he toying with a longshot 2016 bid?

Ben Carson has been in Iowa, courting conservatives, raising money and sharing his life story.

Laurel man accused of dismembering roommate, stuffing body into bags

Laurel man accused of dismembering roommate, stuffing body into bags

Santos Leonel Mejia-Yanes was charged in the death. A warrant was issued for a second suspect.

Military pilot found dead after F-15
crash in remote area of Va. mountains

Military pilot found dead after F-15 <br>crash in remote area of Va. mountains

The pilot, who was with the Mass. National Guard, was on his way to a base in the New Orleans area.

Projecting the Redskins’ 53-man roster

Projecting the Redskins’ 53-man roster

The toughest decisions for Washington are going to be at safety and running back.

Dog, shot by owner, now has its day — in new home with vet who saved her

Dog, shot by owner, now has its day — in new home with vet who saved her

Ruby, a 9-month-old boxer mix, was shot in the face, but she got a new “leash on life,” as police put it.

Give your house an easy makeover.
Try these 6 tips from home stagers.

Give your house an easy makeover. <br> Try these 6 tips from home stagers.

Even if you’re not yet planning to sell, these ideas will help you enjoy your space — now.

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Chelsea Clinton leaves NBC News

Chelsea Clinton leaves NBC News

The move follows revelations on her salary, plus her pivot toward work at the Clinton Foundation.

‘The audacity of taupe’: A nation distracted by the president’s tan suit

‘The audacity of taupe’: A nation distracted by the president’s tan suit

THE FIX | While Obama talked about Ukraine and the Islamic State, Twitter freaked out about his attire.

How Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt pulled off a paparazzi-free wedding

How Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt pulled off a paparazzi-free wedding

Two awards shows and the NFL may have helped turn attention away from Hollywood’s biggest couple.

Local Columnists

Hopes riding on Baltimore casino overlook the larger costs to society

Hopes riding on Baltimore casino overlook the larger costs to society

COLUMN | A city shouldn’t bet on building a sunny future on the backs of the elderly, poor and desperate.

Sports

Redskins win preseason finale, 24-10

Redskins win preseason finale, 24-10

Colt McCoy throws for 321 yards and Washington’s running backs impress in final game before roster cuts.

Real Estate

House of the Week | McLean chateau for $12.9M

House of the Week | McLean chateau for $12.9M

Belle Demeure, or Beautiful House, was inspired by Chateau de Chambord in France’s Loire Valley.

Lifestyle

What was fake on the Internet this week: Date-rape nail polish, ‘two moons’ and the return of ‘Breaking Bad’

What was fake on the Internet this week: Date-rape nail polish, ‘two moons’ and the return of ‘Breaking Bad’

The 26th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.

Arts

Elmore Leonard muscles his way into Library of America series

Elmore Leonard muscles his way into Library of America series

The master of the American crime novel will have his work collected in three volumes.

Federal Government

A VA employee, a crack house, and a lengthy firing process

FEDERAL EYE | A VA employee is still on the payroll more than a year after allegedly helping a patient purchase illegal drugs.

National

‘Christians are just healthier’: One family’s cost-sharing alternative to Obamacare

‘Christians are just healthier’: One family’s cost-sharing alternative to Obamacare

Health-care sharing gives some Americans a faith-based support system -- as long they pledge to refrain from sin.

Business

Bad news: Wages are down for pretty much everyone

Bad news: Wages are down for pretty much everyone

Most workers saw pay decline over the past year. And the only workers breaking even since before recession are those with college degrees.

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