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The power of telling, and writing, of sexual assault

By Madelon Sprengnether November 14, 2014, 06:00 PM

Would campus “trigger warnings” be helpful? Perhaps. For my students, painful memories of rape surface in memoir assignments.

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The comeback of the American hawk

By Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times (MCT) November 14, 2014, 11:46 AM

In the time it took terrorists to behead a few hostages, polls show the American people regained their fighting spirit.

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Washington's wayward ways: on the Affordable Care Act

By E.J. Dionne Jr., Washington Post November 13, 2014, 07:00 PM

Congress aside, the Supreme Court throws a curve.

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Getting the support, knowledge to prepare for death

By NANCY RUSS November 10, 2014, 07:00 PM

Hospice care can remove some of the pain, anxiety from the last stages of life.

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Washington's wayward ways: on immigration

By Michael Gerson, Washington Post November 13, 2014, 07:00 PM

Republicans, Obama are between a rock and a hard place.

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The GOP's pyrrhic victory

By Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Washington Post November 13, 2014, 11:24 AM

No congressional majority has ever been less ready to govern.

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Even smarties can catch the Stupid Virus

By John Kass, Chicago Tribune November 12, 2014, 07:10 PM

There's plenty of evidence that all manner of Americans are suffering from this affliction. Just ask the Obamacare guy.

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When government 'waste' is in the eye of the beholder

By Terrie M. Williams November 12, 2014, 07:10 PM

My mountain lion study is crucial. We are losing species due to ignorance.

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When government waste is really waste

By Abigail R. Hall November 12, 2014, 07:10 PM

Lifeline phones are the poster child for “free” projects that spin out of control.

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How the states can save Obamacare

By An Editorial, Bloomberg News November 12, 2014, 11:35 AM

Without waiting for the courts, states that have opted out of setting up exchanges could (and should) reconsider.

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