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Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Donald Trump is not one to mince words: He says he doesn't care if the European Union breaks up, since it is "basically a vehicle for Germany" and calls the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Europe's main defense...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
    "Pick a Republican with enough working digits to handle a pen to become president of the United States," Grover Norquist advised in 2012.     Norquist, who has devoted his life to the cause of reducing...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
    The other day, I was at a white coat ceremony, a ritual in which medical students don their white coats to mark the transition from the classroom to the patient's bedside. Seasoned physicians reflected on their experiences with...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
    On the bright side, at least Jenna Bush Hager didn’t say “Hidden Fences in the Moonlight,” mashing together all three of the critically acclaimed movies about African-Americans that are in theaters right now....
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 11:00am
    Nineteen years ago Tuesday, the Drudge Report introduced the world to Monica Lewinsky and changed journalism forever. Now, at a time when sensationalism and salacious headlines are again dominating the news, the media industry is...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
    For two weeks now, the majority leadership in the new Congress and the incoming Trump administration have been conducting a war on ethics. This has ranged from the effort to cripple the Office of Congressional Ethics to the Senate...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 9:00am
    Mr. B undid his arm bandages and revealed two large, gaping wounds where he injected his heroin. He lay back in his hospital bed, looked up at the ceiling and said with a quivering voice, "I can't inject into my veins...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 8:00am
    The 2016 presidential election and Donald Trump have given Russia a wonderful opportunity to showcase one of its best national products: a particularly effective type of media manipulation called "kompromat."  ...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
    A confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary, begins in the Senate on Tuesday. DeVos is known as an advocate for "school choice," which means she has pushed for...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
    When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, he understood, without quite saying it, that there had been no highly successful Democratic president in decades.     Bill Clinton made the country a better place, but his...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
    When even the most committed Republicans came around to support Donald Trump in 2016, they made a kind of bet. It wouldn't matter much that Trump had no apparent fealty to conservative ideology or that he was a complete ignoramus...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
    For decades, Washington think tanks have been holding pens for senior government officials waiting for their next appointments and avenues of influence for sponsors of their research. Donald Trump's incoming administration is...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
    The hallmark of a democracy is the peaceful transfer of power following an election. An essential, if painful, corollary of that rule is to accept the outcome of the election even when its conduct may have been marred, even when...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
    When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, he was in Memphis, supporting striking sanitation workers. By that time in his crusade for racial justice, he had elevated full employment to a key plank in his platform...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
    For more than a century, our two organizations have fought on behalf of justice and equality. We have worked together on anti-lynching laws, school desegregation, voting rights legislation, hate crime laws and criminal-justice reform...
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