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They have unknowingly passed the torch to millennials, who don’t appreciate second-wave feminism.

The secretary of state says he is set to make one last try for a cease-fire.

He would like to dispel a fiction — again. And again. And again. And again.

The United States must rise to the defense of Aleppo.

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The candidate should outline a fresh vision for U.S. policy in an increasingly troubled world.

Donald Trump bends the definition of “conservative” to his use; will others follow suit?

The problem is not just a huge influx of migrants, but a lack of political leadership.

As in many other things, he swears to steal the spotlight, not because he’s an honest broker.

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Despite a U.N. resolution, the nation is bombing civilian areas, seemingly with impunity.

President Obama’s budget doesn’t grapple with the nation’s fiscal challenges; the candidates would make things worse.

Legislators and voters should approve a plan that puts the long-term interest of students first.

I’d long suspected local cops were spying on innocent Muslims. But the extent of their surveillance surpassed my worst fears.
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Its young men were lost souls coerced or duped into service.

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How the Super Bowl might affect fans’ diets on Monday

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About all those obsessed “independent” voters . . .

  • Andrew E. Smith, David W. Moore
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A syllabus for the big game

  • Travis Vogan
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When voters actually voted, he was not as huge as anticipated.

Switching parties can be a sign of authenticity and decisiveness.

  • Daniel Oppenheimer
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Turns out it's pretty hard to believe in nothing when your psyche is wired for faith.

  • Elizabeth King
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The ballot box sits on a table before voting begins for the U.S. presidential primary election inside Hale House at the Balsams Hotel in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, February 8, 2016. Since 1960 residents of Dixville New Hampshire cast the first election day ballots of the U.S. presidential election moments after midnight. REUTERS/Mike Segar
If you're going to pick a day not to read American politics punditry, today would be a good choice.

You will be reasonably tempted to ignore the president's new budget. Here's why that's a mistake.

No matter what Donald Trump says.

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Is the $3 presidential matching fund check-off dead?

  • Kathy Kiely
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A doctor on the front lines calls for an approach based on compassion and public health.

  • Dan Morhaim
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Many jurisdictions had no plan for removing snow from sidewalks.

  • David Alpert
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Weeding out bad actors is good.

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A strengthened proposal would pay off for D.C. residents.

  • Anthony A. Williams
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The commonwealth should fix the gas tax statewide to ensure better transit for all.

  • Martin Nohe
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