NATO moves to ease mounting worries in Baltic

In former Soviet republics, the alliance has long had a light presence. But concerns have been growing that they could be Putin's next targets.

For long-term jobless, a difficult web to escape

Many long-term unemployed can’t hold onto jobs, and analysts say they could become a permanent underclass.

Pascua Yaqui chief prosecutor Alfred Urbina. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)

A historic moment for tribal justice

An Arizona tribe is one of the first in the nation that can prosecute non-Indians, and scrutiny over the court’s fairness is intense.

Local News

Homeless man found dead near D.C. highway had places to call home

Homeless man found dead near D.C. highway had places to call home

“He didn’t have to die that way,” says a woman who knew one of the two men found dead Wednesday.

Union vows to fight ruling that allows D.C. fire chief to change crews’ shifts

Union vows to fight ruling that allows D.C. fire chief to change crews’ shifts

He says it will save money, but the union contends it will ruin morale and upend the lives of firefighters.

Heroin dealer linked to three deaths receives a 30-year prison sentence

Heroin dealer linked to three deaths receives a 30-year prison sentence

The stiff term prompts Eugene Williams’s relatives to storm out of court and berate the federal judge.

D.C. region becoming a laboratory
for cutting-edge apartment designs

D.C. region becoming a laboratory <br>for cutting-edge apartment designs

Builders are changing to attract millennials who seek sleek, technologically savvy rentals.

Stellar point guard play, preparation keys to moving on in NBA playoffs

Stellar point guard play, preparation keys to moving on in NBA playoffs

COLUMN | So says Isiah Thomas about what the Wizards will need to conjure success in the postseason.

The D.C. ospreys’ long journey home

The D.C. ospreys’ long journey home

After wintering in South America, two ospreys named Ron and Rodney return to D.C., arriving days apart.

Gio Gonzalez tosses Nats past Cards

Gio Gonzalez tosses Nats past Cards

He yields just four hits in seven innings as the Nationals finally beat the defending NL champs.

More Top Stories

Hate how women are Photoshopped? So do members of Congress.

Hate how women are Photoshopped? So do members of Congress.

STYLE BLOG | The “Truth in Advertising Act” recognizes rampant retouching as a public health issue.

S. Korean ferry captain, two crew members arrested after disaster

S. Korean ferry captain, two crew members arrested after disaster

Some say the captain’s orders to passengers to stay in place could have increased the death toll.

The 12 most interesting things from Friday’s Clinton document dump

The 12 most interesting things from Friday’s Clinton document dump

The papers provide a window into Hillary Clinton’s thinking as she ponders a second presidential run.

Fannie and Freddie: Winners or losers?

Fannie and Freddie: Winners or losers?

Assessments of their profitability differ as a Senate panel weighs shutting down the mortgage giants.

Picks of the Week 

Racism, violence, drunkenness
‘hijacking’ Dartmouth’s future

Racism, violence, drunkenness <br>‘hijacking’ Dartmouth’s future

Ivy League college’s president offers an unusually candid campus assessment and promises change.

Having trouble sleeping? Here are foods to seek out — and to avoid.

Having trouble sleeping? Here are foods to seek out — and to avoid.

You can find claims about all kinds of foods that will help you sleep, but what does science really say?

The real reason people
root for Chelsea Clinton

The real reason people<br>root for Chelsea Clinton

COLUMN | Seeing the former first daughter happy feels like payback for all the years she was a target.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 9: Diana Minshall, one of the younger homeowners of Georgetown, taking a walk with Teddy, a 10-year-old Golden Retreiver on April, 09, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

Diana Minshall owns a home in Georgetown. (Bill O'Leary/Post)

Georgetown’s quiet boom

As other parts of Washington get the hip restaurants and slick condos, this enclave prospers, too, in its own understated way.

Editors’ Picks

Washington, DC - March 27, 2014: Peep diorama's were photographed at The Washington Post in Washington, DC on Thursday March 27, 2014. (Photo by Joseph Victor Stefanchik for The Washington Post)

(Joseph Victor Stefanchik for The Post)

The best of Peeps Show 2014

PHOTOS | What kinds of scenes come together when marshmallow, ingenuity and tiny props are involved?

LAUREL, MD - APRIL17: A bloodied Jesus(John Polansky) carrying his cross in the road to calvary scene at the Scenes of Easter threatical production by The Tabernacle Church on  April 17, 2014 in Laurel, MD. The church production which included six scenes of the Easter story including the last supper, trial of Jesus and the crucifixion by 65 church members was performed in the shopping center parking lot at Laurel-Bowie Road and Contee Road Thursday and Friday nights.  (Photo by Mark Gail/For The Washington Post)

(Mark Gail / For The Washington Post)

Good Friday around the world

PHOTOS | Christians worldwide commemorated the holiday with re-enactments, processions and prayer.

Featured Photo Galleries

Photos of the day

Scenes from Holy Week events, South Korean ferry search efforts, macaw conservation and more.

A change in justice on Indian reservations

Pascua Yaqui is one of three tribes chosen for pilot project allowing prosecution of non-tribal men.

Images of space: 2014

Discoveries in our solar system and beyond.

Chelsea Clinton through the years

The former first daughter is a special correspondent for NBC News and works with the Clinton Foundation.

Best news photos of the week

A look at some of our favorite images from the week of April 13.

The search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects

Shortly after the Boston bombing in 2013, police searched for the suspects in Watertown, Mass.

Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge and son in New Zealand, Australia

The British royal family are visiting New Zealand and then Australia.

Peeps Show 2014 winner and finalists

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

Politics

Mitt Romney returns as a GOP star

Mitt Romney returns as a GOP star

The former candidate is beginning to embrace his new political role as a Republican party elder.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Kalorama home for $5.25M

House of the Week | Kalorama home for $5.25M

The former residence of William H.G. FitzGerald gets a facelift.

Lifestyle

Superheroes — and villains too — head to the Mall

Superheroes — and villains too — head to the Mall

They have X-ray vision and superhuman strength, but can costumed characters set a record?

Arts

What tango teaches about the nonverbal language of dance

What tango teaches about the nonverbal language of dance

The D.C. Tango Festival offered inexperienced dancers the chance to move like an Argentine.

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

Gio Gonzalez tosses Nats past Cards

Gio Gonzalez tosses Nats past Cards

He yields just four hits in seven innings as the Nationals finally beat the defending NL champs.

Federal Government

Does the GPO need a Web-savvy name?

Does the GPO need a Web-savvy name?

FEDERAL EYE | A bipartisan bill would swap “printing” for “publishing” to better reflect the agency’s digital-age offerings.

Going Out Guide

Another round! 21 fresh bars for every occasion

Another round! 21 fresh bars for every occasion

A toast to Washington’s fresh batch of bars: Places to sip, snack and celebrate right now.

Technology

Michaels: Nearly 3 million customers hit by breach

Michaels: Nearly 3 million customers hit by breach

Retailer posts list of stores affected by breach, including several in the Washington area.

Business

The best education your money can buy

The best education your money can buy

Prepared to go for the dream school — at any cost — Michelle Singletary’s daughter writes about her early lesson in economics.

Discussions

Q&A with ‘Clean Person’ Jolie Kerr

Q&A with ‘Clean Person’ Jolie Kerr

TRANSCRIPT | Tips for dealing with a cluttered house and annoying stains.

Obituaries

HIV/AIDS physician Charles Farthing dies

HIV/AIDS physician Charles Farthing dies

Dr. Farthing controversially volunteered to be a human guinea pig in the quest for a vaccine to AIDS.

Diversions