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Perhaps the verdict on Obama is not yet in

By Doug Rossinow October 15, 2014, 07:00 PM

Perceptions notwithstanding, he may be better positioned than others were at this stage in their presidencies.

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You mean the '30-year war?'

By Wayne Nealis October 14, 2014, 06:00 PM

Listen, if our leaders heeded the wishes of the people, the world would be a safer place.

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What will you do during the war?

By Michael Gerson, Washington Post October 14, 2014, 06:00 PM

Will you favor confrontation or isolation? If the latter, be glad you have leaders with the courage to look past your convictions.

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Will Silicon Valley do right by the consumers it serves?

By Irina Raicu and Shannon Vallor October 15, 2014, 11:30 AM

Facebook could start things rolling, by addressing actual engineering ethics, not just research practices.

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America has lost its backbone of steel

By Robert W. Patterson October 15, 2014, 11:30 AM

By which I mean, literally, steel manufacturing. We've let this industry slide so much that it can't meet our needs. This also looks bad to our global competitors.

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Aggressive effort needed to contain Ebola

By Editorial, New York Times October 14, 2014, 06:00 PM

The United States must ramp up its response to the spreading virus — and quickly.

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Do you really need that new coat, or would a hot cocoa do?

By Cass R. Sunstein, Bloomberg News October 14, 2014, 11:30 AM

Weather makes people buy things they don't want.

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To the pro-life activists with the posters …

By Nikki Yeager October 14, 2014, 06:00 PM

I understand where your protest comes from, but what if your message were one of information and compassion?

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Black, white and blue: What police shooting statistics tell us

By Jamelle Bouie, Slate October 14, 2014, 11:30 AM

Diversity on the force might not be the antidote to tensions between police departments and the black communities they serve. There's a long history, a larger culture to repair.

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How to quarantine against Ebola

By Siddhartha Mukherjee October 13, 2014, 06:05 PM

The virus is ingenious. To fight it, we need to be just as ingenious.

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