Russian troops said to capture key Ukraine town

The two Russian columns, including tanks and armored fighting vehicles, entered the town of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov after battle, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.

Immigration plan could shake up 2014 election

Both political parties fear President Obama’s plan to defer deporting millions of illegal immigrants could change the course of November’s midterm elections.

The streets are nearly deserted in Logan, W.Va. (Katherine Frey/Post)

STORYLINE | What’s happening now in America’s coal heartland is not just the typical bust, and experts say it could be permanent.

McDONNELL TRIAL 

William Kennedy Smith looks for
opportunity to enter family business

William Kennedy Smith looks for <br>opportunity to enter family business

Now a doctor living in the Watergate complex, he is angling to serve on a D.C. neighborhood board.

Fannie Mae to sell D.C. headquarters

Fannie Mae to sell D.C. headquarters

The company plans to sell its headquarters and consolidate employees to a single location.

Authorities searching for missing pilot of fighter jet that crashed in Va. forest

Authorities searching for missing pilot of fighter jet that crashed in Va. forest

An Air Force commander said he could not confirm a report that the pilot had ejected with a parachute.

D.C. movie critic Arch Campbell bids farewell after 40 years on airwaves

D.C. movie critic Arch Campbell bids farewell after 40 years on airwaves

His “final” live appearance on WJLA is Thursday, though he’s calling it a break rather than retirement.

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Scientists may have solved the mystery of Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’

Scientists may have solved the mystery of Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’

It takes a perfect combination of rain, wind, ice and sun to move rocks across Racetrack Playa.

The rise and fall of the college football star who lied about rescuing a child

The rise and fall of the college football star who lied about rescuing a child

EARLY LEAD | The story of Josh Shaw’s three-day journey from national hero to object of derision.

I studied engineering, not English.
I still can’t find a job.

I studied engineering, not English. <br> I still can’t find a job.

POSTEVERYTHING | The Penn State alumus had graduated at the top of his computer science class.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt marry in
small ceremony at chateau in France

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt marry in <br>small ceremony at chateau in France

The couple’s six children each played a role in the wedding at Provence’s Chateau Miraval.

Politics

Obama’s use of executive authority is about to become a real political issue

Obama’s use of executive authority is about to become a real political issue

THE FIX | Looming decisions on immigration, climate change and Syria could all be made without Congress -- which is when the debate really begins.

Local Columnists

Even a Harvard-educated lawyer faces ‘nightmare’ with D.C. health exchange

Even a Harvard-educated lawyer faces ‘nightmare’ with D.C. health exchange

COLUMN | So how’s the average person supposed to navigate the bureaucratic tangles?

Sports

Meriweather suspension could reshuffle Redskins defensive backfield

Meriweather suspension could reshuffle Redskins defensive backfield

REDSKINS BLOG | Rambo says he’s ready to fill in at either safety position, in light of Meriweather suspension

Real Estate

Want to like your house better? Try these 6 design tips from home stagers.

Want to like your house better? Try these 6 design tips from home stagers.

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

Going Out Guide

Nightlife Agenda: The last long weekend of summer

Nightlife Agenda: The last long weekend of summer

Our Labor Day weekend picks include Sunday and Monday day parties, late-night dancing and Brody Jenner at a pool party.

Lifestyle

Diane Sawyer says goodbye to ‘ABC World News’

Diane Sawyer says goodbye to ‘ABC World News’

A transcript of her final words on the newscast, though she’s staying with ABC to conduct big interviews and produce specials.

Arts

Fallon, Seinfeld to salute Leno at Kennedy Center

Fallon, Seinfeld to salute Leno at Kennedy Center

The 17th Twain Prize for humor goes to Leno in October, and TV comedians will tip their caps.

Federal Government

DOL public affairs chief authorized wasteful spending, GOP watchdog says

DOL public affairs chief authorized wasteful spending, GOP watchdog says

FEDERAL EYE | Labor Department public affairs chief investigated by Congress

National

The town that requires a gun in every household

The town that requires a gun in every household

A look at the culture of guns in Nucla, Colorado, where the nearest stop light is two hours away.

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