Justices limit awards to victims of child porn

The Supreme Court threw out a $3.4 million award to a woman whose childhood rape was seen on the Web.

Russia threatens to retaliate as Kiev orders military moves

As reports of beatings, disappearances and detentions of Ukrainians rise in recent days, Russia warns that it will retaliate if its citizens are harmed.

Obama prepares to board Marine One on Tuesday. (Getty)

After $3.2B debacle, Navy tries again

The last time the president’s coolest ride needed an upgrade, the effort became a fiasco that produced no usable helicopter.

Local News

‘Person of interest’ in high-profile Alexandria killings to be extradited

‘Person of interest’ in high-profile Alexandria killings to be extradited

Charles Severance to be transferred from W.Va. on an unrelated charge.

Shooting outside zoo came after
week of ‘disorder and lawlessness’

Shooting outside zoo came after <br>week of ‘disorder and lawlessness’

Police say they are investigating whether gangs were involved.

Dior, Longchamp and Hermes, oh my: Big names in retail eyeing CityCenter

Dior, Longchamp and Hermes, oh my: Big names in retail eyeing CityCenter

The developer is also in talks with Hilton’s Conrad brand, which would add to the center’s exclusive vibe.

Connor Brennan had loving parents,
a bright future. Then drugs took over.

Connor Brennan had loving parents,<br> a bright future. Then drugs took over.

Mothers’ stories of a son who died and of a son trying to live highlight a growing scourge of heroin in Va.

Everything you need to know about why you have to get a new D.C. ID

Everything you need to know about why you have to get a new D.C. ID

The District will start issuing Real ID licenses May 1 — and all 540,000 of you will be making a trip to the DMV.

Desire, that’s what’s driving this run

Desire, that’s what’s driving this run

COLUMN | Wizards have showed as much resilience as the gritty Bulls. And they have more weapons, too.

Md. woman pleads guilty to stealing $144,000 from education nonprofit

An accounting clerk pleaded guilty to creating false expense reports through a “fairly sophisticated ma­nipu­la­tion” of a D.C. nonprofit’s computer system.

More Top Stories

Top U.S. general in Japan rebuked over bungled sexual-assault case

Top U.S. general in Japan rebuked over bungled sexual-assault case

The commander was moved to the Pentagon after he was disciplined for letting complaints slide.

How Justin Bieber stepped into one of
the greatest geopolitical controversies

How Justin Bieber stepped into one of <br>the greatest geopolitical controversies

WORLDVIEWS | The singer visited a a shrine that is considered the most offensive place to many Asians.

Amazon Prime, with new HBO deal, just got a lot more attractive

Amazon Prime, with new HBO deal,  just got a lot more attractive

THE SWITCH | The deal allows Prime members to stream HBO’s classic shows online.

Elizabeth Warren’s new memoir focuses on personal life, not politics

Elizabeth Warren’s new memoir focuses on personal life, not politics

The Massachusetts senator eschews policy-centric themes in the new “A Fighting Chance.”

Stephen Colbert visits the ‘Late Show,’ brings his own Top 10 List

Stephen Colbert visits the ‘Late Show,’ brings his own Top 10 List

The Comedy Central star trades one-liners with David Letterman. And yes, they took a selfie.

What you need to make in every county to afford a decent one-bedroom

What you need to make in every county to afford a decent one-bedroom

MAP | Search your county to see what you’d need to earn to rent what the U.S. considers a modest home.

Editors’ Picks

William Shakespeare, 'Vincent' First Folio, 1623
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Folger Exhibitions
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June 26 - October 26, 2002
Mon-Sat, 10 am - 4 pm

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Which Shakespeare hero are you?

QUIZ | In honor of his birthday, take our quiz to find out which of the author’s tragic heroes you’re most like.

April 16, 2014 12:20 PM EDT — PostTV goes behind the scenes at the Washington Ballet to get six professional dancers to show off the most difficult moves in their repertoire. (Jason Aldag / The Washington Post)

(Jason Aldag)

Washington Ballet’s hardest moves

VIDEO | Six dancers show off their most difficult moves in their repertoire.

Featured Photo Galleries

Photos of the day

Keystone pipeline protest, New York World’s Fair anniversary, ATLAS humanoid robot and more.

Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Woman

Nyong’o’s film debut in “12 Years a Slave” earned the actress lots of trophies, an Oscar and the cover of People.

The modern face of Kabul

Despite decades of conflict in Afghanistan and several recent militant attacks, the country's capital, Kabul, is home to a vibrant youth scene.

Animal views

Take a look at a rare Spix’s macaw chick, a tree-kangaroo and baby giraffes, camels and white Bengal tigers.

Paying respects to Gabriel García Márquez

Thousands gather in Mexico City to honor the late Colombian author.

Earth Day around the globe

Global celebrations include a beauty pageant, mud costumes and a revised Apple logo.

After the Wars: ‘Ugh. I miss it.’

Returning to civilian life can be a shift from camaraderie to isolation.

South Sudan again rocked by violence

Hundreds killed as rebels seize oil hub, the United Nations has said.

Politics

President Obama visits town devastated by deadly mudslide

President Obama visits town devastated by deadly mudslide

He says the nation will stand behind Oso, Wash., for “as long as it takes” to recover.

Real Estate

To get a permit for Potomac project, you must first understand the process

To get a permit for Potomac project, you must first understand the process

Government regulations are aimed at preventing escalation of waste problem in the Bay.

Lifestyle

Stephen Colbert visits the ‘Late Show,’ brings his own Top 10 List

Stephen Colbert visits the ‘Late Show,’ brings his own Top 10 List

The Comedy Central star trades one-liners with David Letterman. And yes, they took a selfie.

Arts

A Syrian filmmaker depicts his country’s struggle

A Syrian filmmaker depicts his country’s struggle

Orwa Nyrabia talks about “Return to Homs,” which screens at Filmfest DC on Wednesday.

Local Columnists

In D.C., pandas elicit more concern than the poor

In D.C., pandas elicit more concern than the poor

COLUMN | Many have become detached from the violence and problems plaguing the poor areas of the District.

Sports

Wizards coach has the best winning percentage in postseason history

Wizards coach has the best winning percentage in postseason history

DC SPORTS BOG | Two games into his playoff career, Randy Wittman resides one spot ahead of Phil Jackson in winning percentage.

Federal Government

Federal courthouse violence rare but not unfamiliar

Federal courthouse violence rare but not unfamiliar

Shooting in Utah took place in a new facility that authorities hope will help ease tense courthouse situations.

Going Out Guide

Nightlife Agenda: U Street bar crawls, tango and a beer festival

Nightlife Agenda: U Street bar crawls, tango and a beer festival

Pop into bars around U Street for drink specials on Saturday or hip-hop DJs on Sunday.

Technology

The end of driving

The end of driving

INNOVATIONS | Eventually self-driving cars will prevent tragedies, but for now we must tackle distracted driving.

Business

Justices question whether Aereo was created as bypass for copyright laws

Justices question whether Aereo was created as bypass for copyright laws

The justices challenge the start-up’s model but cite concerns about harming cloud services.

Discussions

Ask Aaron: Conservative and Republican are not synonyms

Ask Aaron: Conservative and Republican are not synonyms

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Reporter Aaron Blake took questions about the latest political news.

Obituaries

Chart-topping country music singer who fought cancer

Chart-topping country music singer who fought cancer

Kevin Sharp, 43, overcame Ewing’s sarcoma in high school, then released three albums and a book.

Diversions