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Secret Service agents rush to Sanders as protesters broach barrier

Secret Service agents rush to Sanders as protesters broach barrier

A security scare at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Oakland, Calif., on May 30, caused Secret Service agents to jump onstage as protesters were carried away. "We don't get intimidated easily," Sanders said afterwards.

Watch a child's passionate, tearful speech over environmental issues

Watch a child's passionate, tearful speech over environmental issues

"I could just call them dumb people, or maybe even a bad word. The 'S' word."

Obama lays wreath for Memorial Day

Obama lays wreath for Memorial Day

U.S. President Barack Obama laid a wreath on Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day.

Sanders appeals to farm workers in California

Sanders appeals to farm workers in California

emocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally in Visalia, California on Sunday, where he made a bid to earn the votes of farm workers ahead of the state's June 7 primary. He told voters that farmers should not be exempt from labor law.

Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja

Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja

Iraqi troops are closing in on Falluja, in what is shaping up to be the biggest ever fight against Islamic State.

Libertarian Party picks 2016 nominee

Libertarian Party picks 2016 nominee

Gary Johnson, former Republican governor of New Mexico, is the 2016 presidential pick for the Libertarian Party.

Trump talks veteran care on Memorial Day

Trump talks veteran care on Memorial Day

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump paid tribute to U.S. veterans on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial over the holiday weekend.

Gary Johnson vies for Libertarian nomination

Gary Johnson vies for Libertarian nomination

Former Republican governor from New Mexico and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson threw his hat in the ring during a convention in Orlando where he slammed his Republican and Democratic rivals.

Sanders reiterates call for Trump debate

Sanders reiterates call for Trump debate

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders repeats his call for a debate with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Trump dismisses Obama's visit to Hiroshima

Trump dismisses Obama's visit to Hiroshima

At a campaign rally in San Diego, Calif. on May 27, Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump dismissed President Obama’s visit to the site of the world’s first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan. He told supporters that as long as Obama “didn’t apologize” for the bombing “who cares?”

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Behind the circumcision ritual

Behind the circumcision ritual

Adults attending conversion classes at Sixth and I synagogue learn about the traditions behind the ancient Jewish practice of circumcision.

Google Chromecast at The Washington Post: How you can watch

Google Chromecast at The Washington Post: How you can watch

PostTV has incorporated technology that allows you to play any of our videos on your TV set through the popular Chromecast device. That means you can watch videos and news shows from The Washington Post and control the playback right from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Property rights and the pipeline

South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

Brazil swept up by new energy source

Brazil swept up by new energy source

In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.

Making the most out of your museum visit

Making the most out of your museum visit

The Post's Anne Midgette shares five tips for how to get the most out of your visit to a museum.

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.