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Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:00am
    It's 6:30 a.m. and the sun is starting to peek out over the horizon. I take another gulp of my coffee, and leave the keys with the valet outside the hospital. I check my camera, making sure I have a formatted memory card and...
Sunday, September 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...
Sunday, September 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...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 8:00am
    I know, it seems outrageous, But it's getting a lot of attention on some very respectable Web pages - which mainstream media won't mention:     Donald Trump was not born in Queens,     He was...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:00am
    Japan's new defense minister, Tomomi Inada, is pushing her country to become a stronger, more independent actor on the world stage - and trying to make herself prime minister in the process. But as she gets closer to both goals,...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
    Every time there is a terrorist attack attributed to Muslim extremists anywhere in the world, Donald Trump will rush forward to claim, as he did after an Easter bombing in Pakistan, that he alone can solve the problem of radical...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    A lot of people have said a lot of things about Donald Trump's deficiencies, but the most succinct may be this: "beyond repair."     What loose cannon would say such a thing about Trump? Surely it is...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Policy expert Heather Zichal answers The Washington Post's question: How much should the next president be willing to spend on mitigation or retooling for renewable energy?     The disconnect between the reality...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Let's be honest. The world would be a better place if a revolutionary tribunal in the near future sent North Korea's Kim Jong-un and his henchmen to the gallows. Kim's subjects are so malnourished that North Koreans are...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Many people seem to expect Chancellor Angela Merkel to apologize. Her party, the Christian Democratic Union, keeps underperforming in regional elections. Most recently, the CDU took a drubbing in parliamentary elections in Berlin on...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
    President Barack Obama's administration has an unfortunate record of prosecuting whistleblowers, some of whom have been important sources for journalists.     That's not a legacy any president should want...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Many Republicans have lamented some aspect of Donald Trump's campaign. The party's 2012 nominee, Mitt Romney, doesn't like that Trump is a "fraud." House Speaker Paul Ryan has objected to Trump's "...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    July and August were the hottest months for the planet since record keeping began. Scientists are confident that 2016 will be the hottest year. Rising sea levels have made flooding commonplace in several major U.S. cities. And...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    When it comes to assessing the presidential race, I prefer to listen to the spies. They tend to be brutally unsentimental, see through the nonsense and cut to the cold, hard bottom line. And right now, two of the world’s...
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Firewalls are supposed to prevent unauthorized access to a computer system.     Virginia has served as a political firewall for Democrats in recent election cycles, and the Clinton campaign seemed to make a critical...
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