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Faulty ruling on subsidies could torpedo health law

Faulty ruling on subsidies could torpedo health law

The full D.C. Circuit should reconsider and reverse its panel's 2-to-1 ruling.

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Stephen J. Hadley: Containing Putin

Comprehensive strategy — not just sanctions — required to stop him.

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Gordon Brown: Banding together for girls' rights

Gordon Brown: Banding together for girls' rights

Eliminate child labor, child marriage, discrimination against girls, exclusion from education.

July 22, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
America's Chipotle addiction

America's Chipotle addiction

WASHINGTON — There are few things as smooth as Chipotle's ability to sell more and more burritos seemingly each day, week and month, but certainly each quarter and every year.

July 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Science: Sorry, you can't expect me to tell the truth when I'm tired

Science: Sorry, you can't expect me to tell the truth when I'm tired

Do you consider yourself an ethical person? Chances are you answered "yes," but new research suggests that our ability to act honestly in a given situation is dependent, in part, on the time of day. A study forthcoming in the journal Psychological Science finds that early-risers, or "larks,"…

July 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Start-up's lab experiment aims to take the cow out of milk

Start-up's lab experiment aims to take the cow out of milk

Biohackers Ryan Pandya and Perumal Gandhi are crafting a plant-based concoction that's nearly identical in taste and nutritional makeup to cow's milk.

July 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Study finds that elephants evolved the most discerning nose of any mammal

Study finds that elephants evolved the most discerning nose of any mammal

Elephant noses might be the most discerning mammalian sniffers on the planet. According to a new study published Tuesday in Genome Research, African elephants may best humans, mice and even dogs on the measure of olfactory receptor genes.

July 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

EU imposes new sanctions on Russian officials, stops short of tougher penalties

BERLIN — The European Union agreed Tuesday to expand a list of Russian entities and individuals subject to asset freezes and travel bans and threatened to target vast sectors of the Russian economy if Moscow did not act swiftly to rein in rebels believed to have shot downing a Malaysia Airli…

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Michael Gerson: The dystopia next door

Michael Gerson: The dystopia next door

Very things that make us vulnerable to loss —also make us human.

July 20, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

Hands-off policy puts her in doghouse with sister, fiance

Serious dog lovers leave her feeling imposed upon.

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Bonus depreciation loophole hindering corporate tax reform

Bonus depreciation loophole hindering corporate tax reform

Congress should not bet on viability of broad corporate tax reform.

July 18, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Removing Confederate flags is welcome start

Removing Confederate flags is welcome start

Small university apologizes for once owning slaves, takes a tiny step forward.

July 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
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Carolyn Hax 

July 18, 2014 11:30 am
Advice from Carolyn Hax: Doesn't want to play games

Advice from Carolyn Hax: Doesn't want to play games

Try some light, family-friendly defiance.

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Housing: Bankers reveal biggest red flags in loan requests

Housing: Bankers reveal biggest red flags in loan requests

A new survey offers buyers rare insights into credit-risk decisions.

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Capitalism that works: Lessons from spying on Germany

Germany is Europe's dominant power through industrial democracy and diminution of finance.

July 17, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
Dana Milbank: Subpoena-happy Darrell Issa

Dana Milbank: Subpoena-happy Darrell Issa

Unilateral subpoena is way to float allegations in lieu of investigative work.

July 16, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Hamas’ tactics are detestable; it must OK truce

Hamas’ tactics are detestable; it must OK truce

Motives to let the killing continue is a stomach-turning thought.

July 16, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Ruth Marcus: Impeaching the president

Ruth Marcus: Impeaching the president

Framers of Constitution were clear: impeachable offense need not be criminal.

July 15, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

Malala Yousafzai: Standing up for girls

I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the Taliban and for my right to go to school. I was 12 when I had to leave my home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley as terrorism and extremism raged in my city. I was 15 when I was shot by th…

July 14, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
US spying on Germany does pointless damage

US spying on Germany does pointless damage

Country is too valuable an ally to be treated in this way.

July 14, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Obama's team needs more rival voices

Obama's team needs more rival voices

President should add people who challenge his thinking, give him unwelcome news.

July 14, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Five myths about the Gaza crisis

America does not need to get in the middle of a fight.

July 13, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Carolyn Hax 

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

Carolyn Hax: Life partner choice not about being noble

 "Foreign and scary" five years in = Does Not Work.

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App reviews: Typic Kids, Merlin Bird ID

App reviews: Typic Kids, Merlin Bird ID

Trick-out your pics; find an eye in the sky.

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We need a 'good jobs' president

We need a 'good jobs' president

Obama should use executive order to reward companies who pay living wage.

July 11, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Dinner with the first lady, at well-sculpted arm's length

Dinner with the first lady, at well-sculpted arm's length

WASHINGTON — It's true what they say about Michelle Obama. She has amazing arms. I saw this up close when she unfurled her bare right limb in front of me Thursday night, while the two of us were doing tapas in Washington at the jumping Barcelona restaurant on 14th Street NW.

July 11, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Stop tiptoeing around issues with high-school friend, children. 

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Syrian involvement throws fuel to fire

Syrian involvement throws fuel to fire

Complexity of Washington's task seen in American attitude toward Islamic State.

July 10, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Dana Milbank: GOP Senate could help

Dana Milbank: GOP Senate could help

Various scenarios are possible if Republicans win big in November.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Refinancing program could save some $200 a month

Refinancing program could save some $200 a month

More than 20,000 homeowners in Arizona remain eligible for federal HARP refinancing.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…

Divided states of Obama in precarious position

President remains a highly polarizing figure, as approval ratings remain low.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for July 4

Advice from Carolyn Hax for July 4

While I'm away, readers give the advice.

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Fareed Zakaria

Fareed Zakaria

Fareed Zakaria

July 03, 2014 11:07 am

Michael Gerson: Obama needs clear path in Iraq

The summary moment of Barack Obama’s foreign policy came in August 2013 during a consequential stroll.

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Carolyn Hax

Carolyn Hax

Carolyn Hax

June 30, 2014 3:03 pm

OMG! What not to say when a friend has cancer

While I'm away, readers give the advice. 

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Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Two years ago my adult daughter was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

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Fareed Zakaria: Hillary's really hard choice

Fareed Zakaria: Hillary's really hard choice

An interesting look at what we can learn from history.

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Gerson: Arrogant IRS shows no respect for democracy

The scandal-ridden IRS has undermined our trust in the American way.

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Fareed Zakaria: Plan B in Middle East should be enclave strategy

Can Iraq hold together? It’s worth examining what is happening in that country through a broader prism.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for June 20

Hi, Carolyn: About a year ago I developed a crush on a female friend, whose boyfriend I also know independently of her. I suspect the attraction was mutual but we never acted on it.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for June 15

Dear Carolyn: I am a generally happy, young teenage boy. I have recently been upset with my mother, because I feel she has been unfriendly. Whenever I ask her if I can do something, she replies that I have to mow the lawn first, or pull weeds out of the garden. I make simple requests, but it…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for June 13

Dear Carolyn: My husband and I have been together 12 years. His mother is mentally, emotionally and verbally abusive.

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Fareed Zakaria: Who lost Iraq? Let’s start with al-Maliki

It is becoming increasingly likely that Iraq has reached a turning point. The forces hostile to the government have grown stronger, better equipped and more organized.

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Michael Gerson: Smokestack rule hurts Democrats' quest to keep Senate

As a presidential candidate in 2007, Barack Obama told historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, “I have no desire to be one of those presidents who are just on the list — you see their pictures lined up on the wall. I really want to be a president who makes a difference.”

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Fareed Zakaria: The perils of leaning forward in a complex world

The controversy over Bowe Bergdahl has largely obscured what should have been an important initiative by the Obama administration.

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Michael Gerson: Conservatives remaking themselves as ‘Reformicons’

Parallel to the rise of the tea party — with less attention but more potential influence — has been a gathering movement of reform conservatives whom my colleague E.J. Dionne Jr., in an essay in the journal Democracy, dubs “Reformicons.”

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UKRAINE-CANDY

A separatist publicity stunt turned into a mob Sunday when militants passed out candy made by Ukraine president-elect.

June 01, 2014 3:53 pm

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