Ukrainian unrest prompts NATO to bolster defenses

NATO secretary general says more sorties would be flown over the Baltic Sea and that allied ships would be deployed there and elsewhere.

Nearly 300 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

Four people were confirmed dead, and the toll was expected to rise as the ferry slipped deeper into the Yellow Sea.

A peeps family portrait. (Joseph Victor Stefanchik for The Post)

Peeps Show 2014 winner and finalists

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

Local News

Metro CFO, Silver Line project director resign as agencies come under fire

Metro CFO, Silver Line project director resign as agencies come under fire

MWAA has faced concern over problems with the Silver Line and Metro over a federal audit.

A waiter said he was out of my favorite dish, then let someone else order it

A waiter said he was out of my favorite dish, then let someone else order it

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post’s critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves about D.C. dining.

Gap, Walgreens sign leases for new two-level stores near CityCenter

Gap, Walgreens sign leases for new two-level stores near CityCenter

The drugstore will offer manicures, sushi and more, while Gap is taking over a 14,000-square-foot space.

Why you don’t want to flip
homes in the Washington area

Why you don’t want to flip <br>homes in the Washington area

It looks easy and seems like a sure bet, but you have probably already missed the window.

Cleaning house is the easy way out,
but it’s not going to fix Caps’ woes

Cleaning house is the easy way out,<br> but it’s not going to fix Caps’ woes

COLUMN | There’s no doubt fans want George McPhee out, but he and Adam Oates deserve their jobs.

More Top Stories

Canadian officials arrest first suspected Heartbleed hacker

Canadian officials arrest first suspected Heartbleed hacker

Police arrested Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes, 19, and seized computer equipment from his home.

Everything you need to know about Cliven Bundy’s fight with the U.S.

Everything you need to know about  Cliven Bundy’s fight with the U.S.

THE FIX | The recent standoff is just the latest in a long fight between the rancher and the federal government.

Even casually smoking marijuana
can change your brain, study says

Even casually smoking marijuana <br>can change your brain, study says

Even those who smoked once a week showed abnormalities, a study in the Journal of Neuroscience finds.

‘Heaven Is For Real’: Multicolored ponies and a question for the ages

‘Heaven Is For Real’: Multicolored ponies and a question for the ages

MOVIE REVIEW | The film may be made for Christians, but it’s willing to grapple with questions of faith.

Russians are giving Big Mac the boot

Russians are giving Big Mac the boot

WORLDVIEWS | “Golden arches” in Moscow represented more than business. But times have changed.

Campus has never been so boring

Campus has never been so boring

SLATE | What happens when jittery kids who don’t know how to get into trouble go to college? Not fun.

Editors’ Picks

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How would you do on the new SAT?

QUIZ | Test your knowledge with sample questions that students might encounter on the new test.

WASHINGTON, DC April 9, 2014. Duck Egg Sandwich With Spinach and Chipotle Cream photographed in Washington, DC. Photo by Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

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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

South Korean ferry capsizes, Boston marathon bombing anniversary, T. rex bones, Viking longboat on the Thames and more.

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.

Press preview of the 2014 New York auto show

The show opens to the public on April 18.

After the apocalypse

Photographer Lori Nix’s hand-crafted dioramas are fictional scenes of a post-apocalyptic world in which plants and decay reclaim manmade structures.

Boston Marathon bombing commemorated

Survivors, officials and relatives of victims observe the first anniversary.

‘Dancing With the Stars’

A look at the performances of Season 18.

Passenger ferry sinks off South Korean coast

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

Politics

Elections are far off, but campaign ads fill the airwaves

Elections are far off, but campaign ads fill the airwaves

Senate incumbents and challengers both say it pays to put their messages before the voters early.

Real Estate

Why you don’t want to flip
homes in the Washington area

Why you don’t want to flip <br>homes in the Washington area

It looks easy and seems like a sure bet, but you have probably already missed the window.

Lifestyle

Jenny McCarthy says she isn’t anti-vaccine. Here are some other things she has said about vaccines.

Jenny McCarthy says she isn’t anti-vaccine. Here are some other things she has said about vaccines.

Jenny McCarthy on vaccinations now vs. Jenny McCarthy on vaccinations then.

Arts

Golda Meir, vitally revealed in ‘Golda’s Balcony’

Golda Meir, vitally revealed in ‘Golda’s Balcony’

Tovah Feldshuh brings William Gibson’s one-person play about the Israeli prime minister to Theater J.

Local Columnists

Visiting the history department with Woodward & Lothrop

Visiting the history department with Woodward & Lothrop

COLUMN | A new book explores the history of Woodward & Lothrop, once one of Washington’s favorite stores.

Sports

A fan’s guide to Stanley Cup playoffs

A fan’s guide to Stanley Cup playoffs

Get prepared with matchups and predictions as the first round gets underway.

Federal Government

Conservatives not swayed by IRS plan to revise draft nonprofit rule

Conservatives not swayed by IRS plan to revise draft nonprofit rule

FEDERAL EYE | The IRS chief signaled that the his agency plans to re-write draft regulations limiting the political activities of tax-exempt groups.

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

This is why Valve’s business model is so totally brilliant

This is why Valve’s business model is so totally brilliant

Valve’s own games are the source of its incredible staying power.

Business

Happy Birthday Wawa! 50 years old and still awesome

Happy Birthday Wawa! 50 years old and still awesome

The glorious oasis of hot coffee and unlimited possibilities turns 50 today.

Obituaries

Ellen M. Dombroski, educator in Virginia, dies at 100

Mrs. Dombroski established the library at Fairfax City’s Paul VI Catholic High School in 1983.

Diversions