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In the wake of the VA scandal, the president said that America has to do more to uphold its “sacred trust” to those who have served in the armed forces.
Bryce Dion was critically injured while filming an armed robbery in Omaha, Neb. on Tuesday.
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Jay Van Bavel and Mina Cikara
The psychology of intergroup conflict explains how we can restore empathy toward bitter enemies.
Some Democrats worried announcements about rate increases could doom the party’s hopes of maintaining control of the Senate.
Karen Tumulty and Robert Costa
Both Democrats and Republicans are anxious about the implications of a “September surprise.”
Republicans who voted to expand Medicaid last year were targeted, but none of the incumbents seeking reelection lost.
Lawmakers reached a compromise with Gov. Jerry Brown on how much the state will award in subsidies annually.
Yes, this actually happened.
Republicans have decimated Democrats’ farm system -- one state at a time.
It’s hard to see this fact changing lots of minds.
So holds a district court (correctly, I think) in Arrow Productions, LTD. v. Weinstein Co., LLC.
A 2-to-1 Sixth Circuit decision upholds police suppression of the speech of Christian proselytizers at the Arab International Festival, because hostile listeners were throwing things at them.
The company is trying to regain its dominance in the United States and take on rivals Lexus and BMW.
Number of non-Afghan detainees in U.S. custody in Afghanistan has fallen below 30.
What seat makes the majority for the GOP remains a point of disagreement.
Despite winning in lower courts, plaintiffs say justices must decide to remove couples from legal limbo.
Of the 50 large cities with the highest-poverty, 27 have strong credit ratings, Moody’s says.
T. Rees Shapiro
Virginia students overall saw modest math gains; more than half of state’s districts saw drop in writing exams.
A condemnation from Chabad at Yale, a non-apology from Rev. Shipman, and other updates.
Set aside bans on so-called “assault weapons,” and other restrictions (wise or unwise) that have a very slight effect on people’s ability to defend themselves -- what are the restrictions that actually matter to people’s self-defense?
As a teen, Raaheela Ahmed, 21, nearly defeated the then-chairman of the Prince George’s school board.
The Daily Show looks back at the protests they weren’t on air to cover.
In a video, Shirley Sotloff appeals to the head of the organization to grant her son “amnesty.“
Bother. Rand. Please.
Jindal argues that states were illegally coerced to adopt national academic standards.
It tells you exactly what they think about the purpose of education.
Peyton M. Craighill and Scott Clement
Why response rates might not be polling’s biggest problem.
Donna St. George
Charlene Dukes begins her third year as the state prepares for Common Core-based assessments.
The freelance journalist, who was freed Sunday after two years in captivity, gave a brief statement in Cambridge.
Ukrainians’ vote preferences are more affected by candidates’ policy positions towards cooperation with Russia vs. Europe than their native language or ethnicity.
Taco Bell’s new promotion is a play to gain market share as its fast-food competitors raise their prices.
A new bill expanding current law to make revenge porn a crime regardless of who took the photo passed the California Senate.
The state is moving toward Democrats but the party lacks the infrastructure to take advantage.
Business and immigrant rights groups are lobbying for hundreds of thousands more green cards.
After the state’s subsidies for filming were not renewed, hope rests on the governor calling a special session.
What is or is not “presidential” may say more about voters than about presidents.
Here’s how Nike created an absurd court that appears to be a giant TV screen.
A new Brookings report highlights the innovative research program set forth in the new law.
Candidates complain about money endlessly in campaigns. They rarely do much more.
Extreme rhetoric has turned talk of the Internet’s future into a dimwitted debate.
Not content with what it already delivers to people - taxi, baby supplies and groceries - Uber now tests lunch delivery.
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