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, short of the goal of 38 percent.

Diplomats reach deal on defusing Ukraine crisis

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

He was awarded the Nobel for literature in 1982. (Reuters)

Author exposed myth, reality of Latin America

The Nobel laureate addressed themes of love, loneliness and power, and was one of the 20th century’s most influential writers.

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.

MWAA’s new top cop faced heat over singer Chris Brown’s probation

MWAA’s new top cop faced heat over singer Chris Brown’s probation

Los Angeles prosecutors said Bryan Norwood’s police agency did a poor job of supervising the star.

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.

D.C. aims to move 500 homeless families into permanent housing

D.C. aims to move  500 homeless families into permanent housing

The city’s ambitious plan follows the deaths of two men and the disappearance of an 8-year-old girl.

21 fresh bars for every occasion

21 fresh bars for every occasion

GOING OUT GUIDE | A toast to D.C’s fresh batch of bars: Places to sip, snack and celebrate right now.

More Top Stories

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

After her hints about “the year of the baby,” Hillary and Bill Clinton can expect a grandchild this fall.

Women are warned that surgery for uterine fibroids could spread cancer

Women are warned that surgery for uterine fibroids could spread cancer

Hidden cancers could be revealed by the common procedure involving a small incision, the FDA says.

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

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?

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 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.

The search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects

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

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

The Nobel Prize-winning author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” influenced generations of writers around the world.

Chelsea Clinton through the years

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

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.

Passenger ferry sinks off South Korean coast

As many as 290 remain unaccounted for as rescuers fear many were still trapped onboard.

After the apocalypse

Photographer Lori Nix’s hand-crafted dioramas are fictional scenes of a post-apocalyptic world.

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

‘Orphan Black’ returns, engineered to near-perfection

‘Orphan Black’ returns, engineered to near-perfection

TV REVIEW | Tatiana Maslany’s brilliant performance(s) as a group of clones is worth all the silliness.

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 $58M severance package

Why Yahoo’s COO got that $58M 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