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Same-sex marriage kills

A new argument floated by conservatives.

Confirm Lynch now

Politics have kept the nominee in limbo.

Fast-track madness

Democrats are acting like Republicans.

Comey’s larger message

FBI head wasn’t all wrong on the Holocaust.

GOP out of sync on Cuba

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  • GOP out of sync on Cuba

    GOP out of sync on Cuba

    It’s stuck in a Cold War mind-set.

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  • A foolish bet

    A foolish bet

    Don’t expect that old Clinton magic to work.

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  • The FBI director is wrong

    The FBI director is wrong

    He misrepresents the Holocaust’s history.

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  • Why Are You a Republican?

    Why Are You a Republican?

    Just asking.

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Outlook & Opinions

When did America forget that it’s America?

When did America forget that it’s America?

The United States appears to have lost the courage of its convictions.

Welcome to the alternate universe of faux democracy

Welcome to the alternate universe of faux democracy

“Zombie” election monitors, fake NGOs and pseudo news outlets are proliferating.

Five myths about illegal wildlife trafficking

Five myths about illegal wildlife trafficking

It involves more than elephants, and it goes beyond China.

The Middle East’s long sectarian peace

The Middle East’s long sectarian peace

Why centuries of calm between Shiites and Sunnis are being ignored.

Who had the worst week in Washington? Britt McHenry.

Who had the worst week in Washington? Britt McHenry.

Yes, you’re on TV. But that doesn’t mean you need to be rude about it.

Can Armenia move past its hatred of Turkey?

Can Armenia move past its hatred of Turkey?

A hard line against Ankara stands in the way of achieving many good ends.

There’s never been a safer time to be a kid in America

There’s never been a safer time to be a kid in America

Our kids live in a much safer world than the one we grew up in.

Best state in America: Sunny Arizona

Best state in America: Sunny Arizona

The state has more sunshine than the rest, as well as a robust solar-power industry.

Why are we so bad at imagining the food of the future?

Why are we so bad at imagining the food of the future?

To boldly eat what we’ve eaten before.

A timeline of future foods that weren’t

A timeline of future foods that weren’t

From three-foot carrots to underwear candy, what writers of the past thought we’d be eating by now.

PostPartisan

The Insiders: Obama’s global warming distraction

President Obama is living in a world of denial. He uses global warming as a distraction, to dodge the real problems we face.

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