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Editorial counterpoint: Jeff Johnson: Why I will be a better governor

By Jeff Johnson October 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

Dayton has been “unaware” far too often. I’ll focus on the basics and get them right.

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Ben Bradlee, a hero for hard cases

By Donald Graham, Washington Post October 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

Watergate editor defied intimidation, pushed paper and himself to greatness.

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Monarch butterflies' inspiring journey must not end

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr. October 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

These creatures’ transcontinental, multigenerational pilgrimage must be saved, even if it takes common sense.

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Is the story of the Catholic Church distorted?

By Mark Peterson October 16, 2014, 06:45 PM

The media tirelessly cover the sex abuse scandal, focusing on a just a sliver of the priesthood.

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'Sext' education: Can abstinence-only work this time?

By Zara Kessler, Bloomberg News. October 22, 2014, 11:33 AM

Once again, teens are going to do it. But is there even such a thing as “safe sext”?

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Counterpoint: Why the cynicism about leadership? Because we want it all.

By George Hutchinson October 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

Do I need to connect the dots? Yes, I suppose I do.

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Rethinking solitary confinement

By Editorial, Washington Post October 21, 2014, 06:06 PM

Arizona eyes a new approach to this debilitating prison system, and other states may follow.

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All quiet, too quiet, in allocation nation

By Gregg J. Cavanagh October 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

The argument for election that Republicans ought to be making but aren't.

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Is there middle ground in the torture debate?

By Walter Pincus, Washington Post October 21, 2014, 11:30 AM

If there is, Leon Panetta is trying to occupy it. With a report on CIA actions likely to come out soon, let's consider his case.

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Thanks to good old supply and demand, OPEC's influence dwindles

By Joe Nocera, New York Times October 21, 2014, 11:30 AM

The North American shale revolution plays no small part in this.

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