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We present the highlights: Year One of the Trump administration, as told by those who are (or were) part of it.

It's not the sex.

Legally, these drugs are on shaky ground. Congress and prosecutors need to act.

  • Amy Weiss, Lou Weiss
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As Republicans found out in 2013, it’s easy to overplay your hand.

  • Michael Steel
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Nothing can be accomplished if they keep threatening shutdowns and calling Trump racist.

A U.S. assistance brigade will ship out this spring, but Afghans will be on the front lines.

He exploits the qualities extolled by the philosophers of centuries past.

Without some sensible compromise on migration, populism will get out of control.

No one, not even Trump’s allies, can trust anything he says.

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It’s painfully clear that the president will not do anything to protect U.S. electoral processes.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce makes a highly logical case for bumping up the fee that has been stalled at the same level since 1993.

A pioneering news outlet faces closure in the Philippines.

Time is running out.

He followed one norm, but he’s still breaking others.

The U.S. has always turned to Puerto Rico to help make up labor shortages. It doesn't always work out well for the island. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images/file)
The U.S. has always turned to Puerto Rico to help make up labor shortages. It doesn't always work out well for the island. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images/file)
An exodus from the island comes as the mainland is pushing other Latinos out.
  • 7 hours ago

The public sector is bad at buying, building and using tech. It’s hurting everyone.

  • Hana Schank, Sara Hudson
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Departments that have embraced cultural change are seeing results.

  • Chuck Wexler
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Eventually, dysfunctional government hurts everyone.

So why is leading candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador laughing it off?

  • León Krauze
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The administration is throwing families, businesses and communities into crisis.

  • José Andrés
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  • 22 hours ago
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The president ups the military ante in every militarized conflict involving the United States.

As a Muslim, I condemn her failure to stop the 2016 massacre.

Trump and the Republicans continue to try to undermine the Medicaid program, despite, or perhaps because of, its effectiveness, efficiency and value-added to the lives of its low-income recipients.

I saw first-hand how whether you live or die can hinge on things that have nothing to do with justice.

  • Ben Faulding
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The past month has made it quite clear that Fox News plays an outsized role in Donald Trump’s information diet.

The two powers are more dependent on each other than Trump wants to admit.

  • Zachary Karabell
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Last week, officials at the American Civil Liberties Union made public a letter they had written to the New Jersey Department of Corrections, accusing the department of violating inmates’ rights: Several prisons were refusing to allow inmates access to the book “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” by Michelle Alexander. Restricting […]

  • Andrew Hart
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As failures go, what happened in Hawaii was a success.

Our research found that raising the minimum wage in New York state didn't hurt workers there at all.

  • Michael Paarlberg, Teófilo Reyes
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That morning in Hawaii, I had to decide whom to text, what to say, and whom to try to save.

  • Noah Tom
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The Nuclear Posture Review calls for the U.S. to use some nukes first.

President Trump's defenders don't know anything about Haiti's history — or the United States's.

  • Jonathan M. Katz
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Venting about racism might feel good briefly, but the structural problems remain.

  • Stacey Patton
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  • 6 days ago
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Losing my mother was, in some ways, easier than getting my father back.

  • Sebastian Johnson
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Sexual misconduct persists during traffic stops, ridealongs and mentorship programs

  • Andrea J. Ritchie
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  • Jan 12
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Washington is enduring a presidential scandal once again. Histories of past crises reveal common threads and turning points -- but also show how Trump stands alone.

The public sector is bad at buying, building and using tech. It’s hurting everyone.

  • Hana Schank, Sara Hudson
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Departments that have embraced cultural change are seeing results.

  • Chuck Wexler
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The administration is throwing families, businesses and communities into crisis.

  • José Andrés
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  • 22 hours ago
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Do they hate Americans? And are they destined to have a nuclear bomb?

  • Trita Parsi
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  • 6 days ago
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There’s a better way to fund campaigns and celebrations.

  • Stephen Nash
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  • 6 days ago
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To end the violence plaguing our streets, we have to fix the inequality that causes it.

  • Catherine E. Pugh
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Existing law, standing alone, is not enough to fully protect Maryland’s children.

  • Adam Rosenberg, Joyce Lombardi
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The system is prone to abuse and not worth the money.

Burning biomass is no better than burning coal.

  • Mary S. Booth, Seth Heald
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  • Jan 5
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