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A paradox of well-being

By Charlie Fazio and Thomas Kottke February 16, 2015, 06:00 PM

We're spending more on health care — and, as a result, less on things that can help stop illness before it starts.

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I am the voice of 911

By Rachel Pond February 16, 2015, 06:00 PM

In this job, I help others. And that helps me.

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Do you recall what was revealed?

By Stephen Carter, Bloomberg News February 16, 2015, 11:30 AM

The sweet unknowns in “American Pie” and the general value of ambiguity.

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George Washington, slave catcher

By Erica Armstrong Dunbar February 16, 2015, 11:30 AM

What you learn when you put Presidents Day and Black History Month in the same conversation.

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Examining the Chicago Little League scandal

By Editorial, Washington Post February 15, 2015, 06:00 PM

Why did kids who played their hearts out have to be punished for the mistakes of adults?

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Editorial counterpoint: Race to Internet gambling is a race to nowhere

By Al Lund February 15, 2015, 06:00 PM

You can bet that letting the state lottery expand will have unforeseen effects.

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Editorial counterpoint: Give Legislature more say over pay raises

By Mark Drake February 15, 2015, 06:00 PM

By using his blank check, Gov. Dayton is really out on a limb this time.

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Back to the future with vocational ed

By Roger E. Wenschlag February 15, 2015, 06:00 PM

Amid a cry for skilled workers today, we'd do well to recall the lessons of the past.

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Curb your pessimism

By George F. Will, Washington Post February 15, 2015, 06:00 PM

Judging by history, and like the president says, the world today is not an unusually dangerous place.

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Are liberals ready to sound the alarm on 'p.c.' extremism?

By D.J. Tice, Star Tribune February 14, 2015, 06:00 PM

The conversation shifts in a promising direction.

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