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Spying: It's not all cloak-and-dagger, you know

By Aki Peritz April 15, 2014, 11:42 AM

The real work is much more banal than that depicted on the TV show "The Americans."

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Wait — you're not still reading this, are you?

By By Michael S. Rosenwald, Washington Post April 15, 2014, 11:41 AM

How do readers consume news online? Quickly.

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Counterpoint: Kersten isn't a credible critic on MSP growth

By Marc Hugunin April 14, 2014, 06:17 PM

Her vision of a thriving MSP is fine if you believe in sprawling suburban development.

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Don't try to rationalize Dinkytown disorder

By Thomas Strand April 14, 2014, 06:11 PM

Such attempts are as disgraceful as the behavior itself. It isn't fair to the majority of students, but all this reflects poorly on the U.

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To bicycle or not to bicycle?

By Shaun Murphy April 14, 2014, 06:09 PM

Helmet debate aside, here are four things Minneapolis needs to do to achieve its goal of 15 percent riding by 2020.

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Campaign finance: The bad stuff all began with McCain-Feingold

By Robert Kelner and Raymond La Raja April 14, 2014, 06:04 PM

Not with Citizens United. Nor with McCutcheon. The numbers show that it was the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act that perverted the system.

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125 years of the Eiffel Tower

By Steven Levingston, Washington Post April 14, 2014, 11:20 AM

Besides reflecting the unsettled world from which it sprung, what, really, was the point of this largely useless structure? Potential answers herein.

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Snakebites: The world's silent killer

By MATTHEW LEWIN April 14, 2014, 11:20 AM

There is no other disease or condition I know of that kills as many people in the prime of life, yet for which so few treatment innovations have been developed over the last century.

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Confessions of a torturer

By Eric T. Fair, Washington Post April 13, 2014, 06:00 PM

I still struggle to cleanse the stain on my soul. Eventually, America must face the same task.

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When Colbert moves to CBS, a big part of him dies

By Alexandra Petri, Washington Post April 13, 2014, 06:00 PM

The satirical force and eagle-loving character who started his own super PAC will be missed.

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