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More City Council control of policing could be counterproductive.
Commentary

Beware: Trump may use the alt-right to turn himself into the center

It makes no difference what this president (or any president) thinks privately about black or brown people. What matters how he uses racism in politics — and whether it works.
Commentary

An awful way to eliminate Down syndrome

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The eclipse: What once frightened now fascinates

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U.S. workforce participation rises, and women are leading the way

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In a complicated, difficult world, unity is uneasy

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