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President Obama urged the nation Tuesday to rally behind legislation that would begin changing the way the country consumes and generates energy, saying the expanding oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is "the most painful and powerful reminder yet that the time to embrace a clean energy future is n...

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Guantanamo Prison
Full coverage of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including the latest Supreme Court rulings over its legality and a database of detainees.

Being a Black Man
An interactive feature that explores the lives of black men through their shared experiences and existence.

America at War
Full coverage of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the war on terror and more.

Faces of the Fallen
Portraits of U.S. service members who have died in Operation Enduring Freedom and in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion March 19, 2003.

Harvesting Cash
As Congress prepares to debate a farm bill next year, The Washington Post is examining federal agriculture subsidies that grew to more than $25 billion last year, despite near-record farm revenue.

The High Price of Homeland Security
An ongoing examination of contracts by the Post has found widespread failures and cost overruns on the part of the Department of Homeland Security.

Find links to each chapter of the independent, bipartisan National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States and related coverage.

Homeland Security
Find coverage from the Post on the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, and its latest efforts.

Immigration Debate
Immigration reform proposals before Congress have sparked a nationwide political debate.

Gulf Coast Hurricanes
Complete Post coverage of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the efforts to rebuild the Gulf Coast.

In Their Own Words
Back home from Iraq, troops from all walks of life reflect on their experiences as the war enters its fourth year.

A report on the nation's intelligence community and related agencies and activities including the war on terror and efforts to combat weapons of mass destruction.

Abu Ghraib Prison
Full coverage on the revelations of abuse by members of the U.S. military at this prison in Iraq, and the aftermath.

Medicare Spending Waste
A Post series investigating wasteful spending practices and mismanagement in the nation's federal health insurance program for the elderly.

Find the latest from the Post on the various branches of the nation's armed services.

NSA: Spying at Home
Reports that President Bush authorized the National Security Agency to eavesdrop on U.S. citizens and foreign nationals in the United States has led to repeated requests for explanations and accusations of rights' violations.

Remembering Challenger: 20 Years Later
Find a collection of Post stories, photos and video on both the Challenger disaster and the ensuing investigation.

September 11, 2001
Post coverage of the worst terrorist attack on American soil.

The Threat of Climate Change
Read complete Post coverage on the science and politics surrounding the threat of human-induced climate change.

Supreme Court
Coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, including key cases and nominations to the nation's highest court.

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