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Good child-protection policy doesn't come from reaction to one crime

By Joanna Woolman September 11, 2014, 06:00 PM

The Eric Dean case is tragic and deeply affecting, but our response must be considered and sound.

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Obama's ISIL plan: As close to correct as possible

By Fred Kaplan, Slate September 11, 2014, 11:30 AM

This should not be principally an American fight, but the U.S. is the only country that can coordinate a coalition.

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In the worst-case scenario, who would lead the U.S.?

By Norman Ornstein September 11, 2014, 11:30 AM

Post-9/11, we’ve addressed threats of attack but not issues with the continuity of government.

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Counterpoint: Pipelines move oil safely and efficiently

By Brad Shamla September 10, 2014, 06:05 PM

Enbridge selected its route carefully, with concern for the impacts on people and the environment.

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Stop buying prefaded jeans

By Jacob Brogan September 10, 2014, 06:00 PM

Your fashion statement comes at great cost to someone els

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Visiting ground zero with my grandchildren

By Madelon Sprengnether September 10, 2014, 06:00 PM

At the 9/11 memorial, the basics, but foremost, the people.

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Obamacare's premiums: A magical mystery tour

By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg News September 10, 2014, 11:30 AM

Rates this year appear to be churning more than rising. But we still know little about the future.

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A 'busy' Congress? Not really

By Editorial, Washington Post September 04, 2014, 07:00 PM

Expect the House and Senate to achieve next to nothing when they reconvene pre-election.

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Intensify child protection in Minnesota

By Stephen C. Fiebiger September 09, 2014, 07:00 PM

The system is too casual. Here are the tougher practices that must be adopted.

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Stand up against risky, unwanted pipelines

By Eileen Shore September 09, 2014, 07:00 PM

Enbridge's Sandpiper threatens natural resources, without even a benefit to its customers.

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