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Cockpit conduct is well regulated, but ruling out human flaws is harder.
President Xi Jinping has a chance to embrace human rights. Instead, by arresting five activists, he appears to be succumbing to Communist Party history.
Readers respond to news articles and an editorial about the plane crash in the French Alps.
Withholding the identities of police officers involved in shootings would only deepen community cynicism.
Law enforcement officers posted abroad need strong, unequivocal guidance from their agencies’ leaders about sexual misconduct.
I used to think that was dangerous. But now I know better.
Terry McAuliffe, Tony Rodham and the Clinton way of government.
The ESPN analyst and former Duke star Jay Bilas on why players should be paid and how to overhaul the ‘exploitive’ NCAA .
GOP politicians sneer at the kind of general education that Jefferson saw as a bulwark of self-government.
The first entitlement reform of the Obama era.
How to turn ‘drought relief’ cash into a spending flood.
Tehran hides its past weaponization work, despite its promises.
A joint military force should be created to defend Arab nations, Egypt's president said Saturday.
Yosemite National Park is bracing for its driest year on record, with visitor bureaus downplaying the allure of the park's most famous waterfall and instead touting the park as a destination for hiking, bicycling and photography.
So, I'm stuck in Saturday traffic, just trying to keep it together. One of the measures in "quality of life" surveys ought to be how much time you spend with your foot on the brake pedal versus the gas. Because right now I'm about to stomp the brake pedal through the floor of the family...
Truth, supposedly, is stranger than fiction — except when truth and fiction intertwine to create some wondrous, unpredictable hybrid.
Mexico's national soccer team will play 13 games in two hemispheres and three time zones within the first seven months of this year. It will play on two continents, in outdoor stadiums, indoor stadiums and some with retractable roofs.
At the heart of Nigeria’s hopes for the fairest election in its history Saturday is a handheld biometric device designed to stop rigging. But as Ahmed Bashir placed his thumb on the reader Saturday morning, nothing happened.
Back in 2008, when then-Tribune Co. owner Sam Zell was pondering a plan to sell the naming rights to venerable Wrigley Field, our frenemies at the Sun-Times sponsored a contest called Zell No! Remember that?
Some Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly voted last week to make cuts to education and other spending they favor.
"Strapped for time?" asked the subject line of a promotional email that arrived last week. "Play Jackson Park."
If Mayor Rahm Emanuel were serious about reforming city government, he would have followed through on a threat he murmured in 2011 to nudge Ald. Ed Burke out as Finance Committee chairman and strip him of his hopped-up, Secret Service-style security detail that ferries him around town,...
Illinois law says that if you're arrested for drunken driving, you're supposed to serve the driver's version of "hard time." That is, you can't drive, period. This "hard time" is supposed to be 30 days for first-time offenders and up to three years for repeat offenders.
Now that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has thrown his cowboy hat into the ring for president, it's time to start handicapping the candidates, even if some of us may wish we had more choices.
The apparently intentional downing of a Germanwings airlinerby the co-pilot has us riveted, as commercial plane crashes usually do.In each terrible instance, we put ourselves in the cabin, imagining what our last thoughts or actions would be. Would we close our eyes and pray? Would we scream? Would we seize the person next to us, desperately grasping at one last human connection?Read full article >>
“In a few moments, when I sign this bill, all of the overheated rhetoric over reform will finally confront the reality of reform.”— President Obama,March 23, 2010Not exactly. Five years after the Affordable Care Act became law, the reality of reform remains hotly contested. Read full article >>
An abscess of anger seems to gnaw at Hillary Clinton, but the reasons for her resentments remain unclear. The world’s oldest party, which governed the nation during two world wars and is the primary architect of America’s regulatory and redistributive state, is eager to give her its presidential nomination, in recognition of . . . what?Read full article >>
Ronald C. Machen Jr., the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, announced last week that he’s quitting his post on April 1, even though the D.C. corruption probe he launched with such fanfare five years ago remains unfinished.Read full article >>
On warm nights, my husband and I like to take walks with our three girls. Often these walks take us past a home that is always decorated for the season. Three Adirondack chairs, painted red, white and blue, sit on the wide front lawn. A minivan sits in the driveway, and a pickup truck is parked out front.Read full article >>
As the chief executive of one of the largest publicly traded companies headquartered in the District, I have set aggressive goals for 2015: driving greater impact for our customers in health care and higher education, expanding, building on our strong talent base — and ending chronic homelessness in the area. Read full article >>
Women, don't wait for an invitation. There's a social need for you to get in the game.   
With 'the permanent campaign' in mind, he parked bipartisanship in the back seat.   
The pattern has largely gone unnoticed, but it is striking.   
Some of the best late-night jokes from this week about March Madness.   
Senate minority leader faced tough challenge at home and rebellion in D.C.   
As egregious as his actions were, it's a bit too soon to pass sentence.   
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