National

09/29/2016 - 11:00am

    The New York Post, a Rupert Murdoch tabloid publication that isn’t likely to win a Pulitzer Prize anytime soon, splashed a full page picture of a smiling Jennifer Anniston on its Sept. 21 front cover. In the upper left-hand space it placed all-capitals text: “BRANGELINA 2004–2016.” Inside the Post were four full consecutive...

09/25/2016 - 10:00am

    Plenty of local governments open their meetings with a quick, generic prayer from a member of the clergy. But is it different when the lawmakers themselves say "Let us pray" and then supplicate God to open everyone's heart to the message of Jesus Christ? Does that violate the Constitution...

09/25/2016 - 9:00am

    Policy expert Bjorn Lomborg answers The Washington Post's question: How much should the next president be willing to spend on mitigation or retooling for renewable energy?

    The next administration must recognize not only that climate change is a...

09/24/2016 - 12:00am

    When people talk about the benefits and harms from trade, they usually refer to the labor market. That makes sense, since losing a job has a huge impact on a person's life. Even if you can find another job, it takes time and money and causes lots of stress. It disrupts your life, and sometimes you...

09/23/2016 - 3:00pm

    Bayer's proposed purchase of Monsanto, the biggest deal of the year so far, has led to a heated public debate over economic concentration. Unfortunately, both sides are failing to identify the key issues behind the potential transaction.

    The...

09/23/2016 - 2:00pm

    Starting in November, Arlington National Cemetery will be phasing in "enhanced security measures," including mandatory screening of everyone who walks into the facility.

    Cemetery officials announced the new security plan on Sept. 12, a day...

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