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Irish voters took a stand for love, common sense and justice and sent the world a loud message that these values will prevail.
In Morocco, visiting the grave site of the French poet who was called a “thug of genius.”
It soothed. It agitated. It connected him to others.
Glamping is fine. Just keep it out of our parks.
False accusations of rape do happen in a small percentage of cases, but the more common injustice is lax mores that let predators get away with it.
The tragic saga of how Cinderella’s Uber coach turned back into a judgmental pumpkin.
Secretary Clinton relied on a political crony for backdoor intelligence.
The West should increase its help for Nigeria’s military.
The U.S. is right to resist China’s new territorial claims.
What do we owe the Iraqi and Afghan ‘terps’ who fought with us in Iraq and Afghanistan? This Army vet is trying to save their lives.
Dodd-Frank and a rash of bank prosecutions have done nothing to make banks safer or more productive.
A George Soros-backed effort in California has stalled, the latest sign of weak backing for the deadly practice.
Kardashian wedding: In the May 23 California section, an article about legislative actions said that the estate in Montecito where Kim Kardashian held her 2011 wedding to Kris Humphries was owned by Google executive Eric Schmidt. In fact, the estate was owned by venture capitalist Frank Caufield.
Carmen Sanchez fought back tears as she waived her tiny Salvadoran flag in MacArthur Park.
Ducks 4, Chicago Blackhawks 4 (end of first overtime)
Saying he would “not sacrifice” a Cleveland police officer to appease a public frustrated with law enforcement, a judge on Saturday acquitted Officer Michael Brelo of manslaughter charges after he shot two unarmed people at the end of a wild 2012 car chase in which officers fired 137 shots.
Palisades pulled out a five-set victory over Carson on Saturday night to win the City Section Division I volleyball championship.
The stories of two fallen Marines from two Illinois towns, who died nearly 72 years apart on very different missions abroad, crossed paths this month:
It was Sunday afternoon, the first of June, on Daniel Island, S.C. While walking our dog, Murphy, I came to realize I was paying an inordinate amount of attention to the lawns and hedges and plants. I stopped to admire the way a warm breeze moved through the tops of the trees. Cars passed on the...
The primary purpose of Memorial Day is to honor those who have sacrificed their lives to defend this country.
I have friends buried in a small corner of a rolling green field just down the road from the Pentagon. They're permanently assigned to Section 60. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, it's 14 acres in the southeast corner of Arlington National Cemetery that serves as a burial ground for many...
Asian-Americans are one of the nation's most astonishing success stories. In 1960, they accounted for less than 1 percent of the U.S. population but had a rich history of persecution — from the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Back then,...
Activists are calling for the U.S. to put a woman on the $20 bill, replacing Andrew Jackson. Among the leading candidates: abolitionist Harriet Tubman, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights activist Rosa Parks. Meanwhile, here's a 10-spot of trivia about some people's favorite subject,...
Because so many Republicans want to be president — or at least pretend they do — debate organizers have decided to eliminate the least popular from the stage based on how they rank in the latest national polls.Read full article >>
The Revolutionary War and the Civil War ended in Virginia, which was involved, by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, in the beginning of today’s war with radical Islam. Now a senator from Virginia is determined that today’s war shall not continue indefinitely without the legitimacy conferred by congressional involvement congruent with the Constitution’s text and history. Read full article >>
I have no idea where I will be at 3 p.m. Monday, when a national moment of remembrance takes place, but Memorial Day will be very much on my mind. Monday is the day to pause and give a moment of respect to those who, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation, served, fought and died in behalf of our nation.Read full article >>
This month’s announcement of a 5 percent tuition increase in the fall at Maryland public colleges and universities, coming a few months after a 2 percent mid-academic-year hike, was not good news for thousands of students and their families.Read full article >>
In recent years, the Virginia GOP has struggled to win statewide elections. A big reason has been the party’s inability to secure the votes of millennials, the nation’s largest voting-age group.In 2012, roughly 55 percent of millennials who voted did so for Democrats. To turn this Republican losing streak into a winning one, the Virginia GOP must work to reflect the values of the next generation while remaining true to the party’s principles.Read full article >>
Half of the back page of The Post’s May 7 Metro section was devoted to a lovely color portrait of a very serious-looking and expectant Solomons Island osprey hovering over a neatly thatched nest. However, just over the county line in St. Mary’s, not all the ospreys are quite as competent as that particularly photogenic Calvert County super-parent.Read full article >>
Had Takata and NHTSA moved more quickly, they would have prevented deaths and injuries.   
Takata Corp. declined to provide an opposing view to our editorial.   
Late-night comics on growing trend of texting, using Facebook, video chatting while driving   
Our Twitter followers and readers tell us what Memorial Day means to them.   
Journalists are supposed to report the news, not be part of it.   
What people are saying after the shootout in Waco, Texas.   
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