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01/14/2017 - 5:00pm

    It's a cliche for editors: Let readers decide for themselves. It is most commonly uttered in reference to public policy debates or investigative revelations, when arguments have been presented and facts are well established.

    On Tuesday, BuzzFeed plopped the term into a very different context....

01/10/2017 - 4:00pm

    Apparently, Virginia has its very own Minister of Private Parts.

    His name is Del. Robert G. Marshall, a Republican who represents Prince William County, and the residents of his district keep electing him to keep talking about other people's...

01/10/2017 - 3:00pm

    Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" is a very long novel that is beloved by many 18- to 24-year-olds and a few elected officials. It does not contain the most believable dialogue in the world (I actually laughed out loud when I first read the morning-after conversation between Dagny Taggart...

01/10/2017 - 7:00am

    Another holiday shopping season has passed, and though the rapid growth of online spending has been a well-told story for a number of years now, it's worth highlighting the latest developments and what they mean for investors.

    Internet sales...

01/09/2017 - 8:00am

    Software has started writing poetry, sports stories and business news. IBM’s Watson is co-writing pop hits. Uber has begun deploying self-driving taxis on real city streets and, last month, Amazon delivered its first package by drone to a customer in rural England.

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01/04/2017 - 1:00pm

    The new year could be turbulent for religion in America.

    Several hot-button issues - including immigration, abortion, poverty, health care, education and religious freedom - will put religion near the center of public life.

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