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Nuclear threats in North Korea, Iran: Why we can't mix and match our strategies

We have leverage to enforce the agreement with Iran. We don't in North Korea, and we need to start anew.
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Residents of thriving Eagan envision suburbia's next phase

A citizen-driven effort sets its sights on more walkability, density.
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Minneapolis should stop, think before further restricting drive-throughs

Convenience for some is a necessity for others.
Commentary

Minneapolis could make big strides on recycling

Before the City Council is a recommendation to have a local nonprofit handle the service. That would be a good move in many ways.
Commentary

Church and state: A personal and public tug of war

Here's the problem with putting God's work ahead of the country's best interests, whether it's Christians running for president, politicians seeking tolerance for Muslims or (in my case, long ago) Moonies on a mission.
Commentary

Will Obama let go of his wish of a war-ending legacy?

If he's honest, he'll look around as he approaches the end of his term and see that the tide of war is not, in fact, receding.
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Candidates: If you tank twice, why would you carry on?

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Why Clinton's e-mail scandal won't go away (and shouldn't)

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Minneapolis should stop, think before further restricting drive-throughs

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Cities should seek common good in garbage-collection debates

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