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It looks like pay-for-play in college sports is here to stay. Too bad.
In the past year, the agents, lawyers, politicians, sportswriters and would-be union organizers rooting for free-for-all player compensation have largely won the battle.
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Our babies are dying. Where are the responsible adults?
The Abbott executive responsible for a facility where suspect baby formula was manufactured came before a congressional committee Wednesday and refused to take responsibility for what is obviously a deep, systemic problem.
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This is your fault. It is all our faults.
It’s time to state the obvious: Inaction on guns — by Americans right and left — is to blame for all this death.
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The truths Vladimir Kara-Murza spoke that Putin wants suppressed
Many of Kara-Murza's columns for The Post have proved eerily prescient.
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How Democrats can address our hopelessness about child massacres
Amid the Uvalde horror, Democrats need to tell voters what a specific path to action looks like.
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An ode to spring in the DMV
Surely, I am not alone in feeling, as the poet William Wordsworth wrote, that “the world is too much with us."
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The demise of the great American road trip
Skyrocketing gas prices, expensive hotel rooms, short-staffed hospitality businesses and dangerous drivers. Hitting the road in the summer of 2022 isn't looking too inviting.
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Cartoon by Pia Guerra
An editorial guest cartoon from Pia Guerra of HellKitty.com
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Our gun epidemic is a symptom of our broken democracy
No sane society would permit this.
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Surveying the murky 2024 Democratic field
What could happen in 2024 if Biden steps aside.
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Biden must stop the promiscuous publicizing of U.S. intelligence
It is not just a coincidence that the intelligence and communications strategy mistakes in Ukraine echoed errors in Afghanistan.
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Watch for a return of the ignominious Disinformation Governance Board
After the 10-thumbed debut of this boneheaded idea, the DGB was "paused." That way, the Biden administration can feign deliberation while plotting its resurrection.
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A scientist’s inconvenient truths about decarbonizing the economy
A new book attempts to steer climate debate between what author Vaclav Smil considers equally unproductive extremes of “catastrophism” and “techno-optimism.”
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What the U.S. military needs is an infusion of immigrants
Thousands of foreign-bon nationals in the U.S. can't enlist because they lack green cards.
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Grand Old Hypocrisy
A cartoon by Michael de Adder.
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Why, after so many mass shootings, are we still asking the same questions?
As long as Congress refuses to enact needed gun safety reform, they will be asked again and again.
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Why Trump’s private comment about hanging Mike Pence really matters
Trump may have seen the January 6 mob as a weapon he could use.
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The deceitful dodges Republicans use to resist gun controls
The GOP "solution" to school shootings? Ballistic blankets, man traps — and more guns.
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After the Georgia primaries, U.S. democracy is safer. But still not safe.
Former president Donald Trump's candidates had a bad night. But they have prevailed elsewhere.
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America practices child sacrifice. Uvalde is the latest offering.
Given the lack of action after these spasms of butchery, there is only one possible conclusion: We are willing to tolerate the murder of children.
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The FDA must be held to account for the baby formula crisis
The FDA's failures cannot be taken lightly because they have serious and deadly consequences.
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Virginia politicians pick self-preservation over principle
On the redistricting case, Democrats and Republican are in near-complete agreement.
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Yes, this absolutely is who we are
We won't solve gun violence by looking for the goodness in our national heart.
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Should parents boost their children now? There’s no straightforward answer.
The CDC’s blanket recommendation for boosters does not adequately address the nuances of the question.
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Georgia’s primaries were a victory for democracy
Georgians rebuked those lying about elections — on both the right and the left.
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