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NFL flap highlights America's favorite game: Insulting Islam

By AHMED THARWAT October 01, 2014, 06:00 PM

The NFL is all about violence, applauded by half-naked cheerleaders — not about praising God.

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Beheading has a multicultural past

By Jonathan Zimmerman October 01, 2014, 06:00 PM

European tyrants and revolutionaries both used it, and it’s as American as Thanksgiving Day.

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Security lapses are just one more federal pratfall

By FRANK BRUNI, New York Times October 01, 2014, 06:00 PM

White House security is as well managed as Obamacare, IRS e-mails and the VA.

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Apple, Ireland face criticism over tax deal

By October 01, 2014, 06:00 PM

Maybe European Commission’s findings will spur countries to act on corporate tax avoidance.

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Will Obama's blunders degrade and destroy Senate Dems?

By John Dickerson, Slate October 01, 2014, 11:51 AM

Late, confusing plan against ISIL plays to GOP strength whenever foreign worries are on voters' minds.

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New White House security structures may be inevitable, but must they be ugly?

By David Banks, Star Tribune September 30, 2014, 06:00 PM

Maybe it could be made to look like it was meant to be.

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Disorganized president seeks resilient AG

By Ruth Marcus, Washington Post September 30, 2014, 07:00 PM

So Obama ought to have long since figured out Holder's successor. Since he didn't, let's discuss the prospects.

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Somalis in Minnesota: A second chance to get it right

By Jamal Abdulahi September 30, 2014, 06:00 PM

Here's where the government should focus its money and attention to dissuade interest in extremism.

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Transgender students are not a risk to other kids

By Lyra A. Schneider September 30, 2014, 06:00 PM

To the contrary, they are the targets of hatred and abuse, because they are the ones who are different.

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Shattered security at the White House

By Editorial, Washington Post September 30, 2014, 11:30 AM

The Secret Service must better protect the president, but without pushing the public away.

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