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I was identified as a different person who was a year older than I was. My parents also had taken on false identities.

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As teens date, drive and drink less, it serves to look at what (or who) informs their choices.

Someone out there can solve this mystery if he or she chooses.

As innovation, movement and exchange slow, the country is running out of steam.

The Supreme Court has a chance to end non-unanimous juries in Louisiana and Oregon.

  • Angela A. Allen-Bell
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A prevention workshop on youth gun violence in the District could not have come at a better time.

Why are we surprised at the crisis in Burma? It’s a familiar power struggle.

We’ve already tried using them instead of cash assistance. It didn’t work.

  • Peter Edelman
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The HHS secretary, too busy to fly commercial flights, sticks taxpayers with a sky-high bill.

Defusing the North Korea situation demands rational efforts to isolate Pyongyang, not a ramping up of rhetoric.

The District’s mayor has presided over a prosperous era.

A monitor displays Equifax Inc. signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 8. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)
A monitor displays Equifax Inc. signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 8. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)
The hack revealed how little control consumers have these days.
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We know from N. Korea what happens when we walk away from these agreements.

  • Jeffrey Lewis
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How tax breaks and a quasi-colonial status make the island vulnerable to disasters.

  • Yarimar Bonilla
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He has jolted us to address the decay in our civic culture and institutions.

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Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin embraces President Jimmy Carter on his arrival at Camp David, Maryland on Sept. 5, 1978 to begin the Middle East summit. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) (Bob Daugherty / AP)
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin embraces President Jimmy Carter on his arrival at Camp David, Maryland on Sept. 5, 1978 to begin the Middle East summit. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) (Bob Daugherty / AP)
A secret report documents a decades-long spy program that amounted to little.
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We know from N. Korea what happens when we walk away from these agreements.

  • Jeffrey Lewis
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  • 9 hours ago
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How tax breaks and a quasi-colonial status make the island vulnerable to disasters.

  • Yarimar Bonilla
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He has jolted us to address the decay in our civic culture and institutions.

No, the United Nations isn’t anti-American.

  • David Bosco
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A secret report documents a decades-long spy program that amounted to little.

  • Yossi Melman, Dan Raviv
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Beset with struggles from the start, the monument, like the man it honors, perseveres.

  • Eric Lamar
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And they need more support from the county.

  • John J. McCarthy
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The longer we take to engage with reality, the steeper our losses will be.

  • Stephen Nash
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Adding a historical marker in Lynchburg is a mark of progress.

  • Pamela Newkirk
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The commonwealth must come up with appropriate funding for VRE, too.

  • Jeffrey C. McKay
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