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Good riddance, Congress

You’ve been the worst legislative session ever.

Caving to North Korea

We have sent terrorists a dangerous message.

How to fight the lone wolf

Domestic terrorism can be fed from abroad.

Obama’s new footing

With two years left, he seems free to govern.

A win for Cuba’s people

Obama’s historic opening is long overdue.

Rubio’s Cuba fury

The senator wants to block Obama’s plans.

Texas vs. free speech

The state takes on the First Amendment.

Going fuzzy on Cuba

President Obama’s vague project.

The Schumer plan

He gave Dems a lesson on the middle class.

Warren’s appeal

Democrats need her brand of populism.

The left’s Ted Cruz?

Elizabeth Warren is more like Jim DeMint.

The stalemate continues

Both parties avoid hard choices on the budget.

Women in the boardroom

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  • Women in the boardroom

    Women in the boardroom

    Why hiring quotas may hurt women, not help.

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  •  A global conspiracy of health

    A global conspiracy of health

    Vaccines saved 1.8 million children last year.

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  • The facts of life for my black son

    The facts of life for my black son

    A conversation I wish I didn’t have to have.

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  • Did historical Jesus exist?

    Did historical Jesus exist?

    The evidence just doesn’t add up.

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(Jacquelyn Martin / AP)

Who had the worst
year in Washington?

President Obama wins, again. Also check out the runners-up.

Outlook & Opinions

How will Cuba define itself now?

How will Cuba define itself now?

Seeing America as its enemy was crucial to its identity.

The Obamas’ holiday letter

The Obamas’ holiday letter

What a year it was.

Best state: Hawaii

Best state: Hawaii

Say aloha to America’s healthiest population.

Restoring Jesus’s Jewish background

Restoring Jesus’s Jewish background

James Carroll urges the Christian faithful to reexamine their beliefs about Jesus’s identity.

Five myths about gas taxes

Five myths about gas taxes

What are they for? And is it a good idea to increase them?

Sen. Menendez’s worst week

Sen. Menendez’s worst week

From outrage over Cuba to a report of favors for an Ecuadorean donor.

Book Reviews