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Trump’s Bad Deal with the Taliban

Under peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, the administration seems poised to give away everything America has fought for in Afghanistan since 9/11.

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Include women in Selective Service registration

With equal opportunity comes equal obligation. Women have spent decades earning their place in military combat: Our view         

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Marine veteran: There is no military need to draft women

The fact that combat is now open to women who volunteer for military service doesn’t mean we should draft women who don’t, writes Jude ...

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Editorial cartoons on environment

        

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Lower the voting age to 16 for federal elections?: Today's talker

'When teenagers are contributing to society or being held liable by it, they should also be able to weigh in,' argues David de la ...

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New Zealand killer drifted from one extreme ideology to another — extremism is real threat

The ideas in Tarrant’s manifesto do not fit neatly into the fixed boxes pundits use to define American politics and shows extremism isn't ...

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Democrats' civil war between progressives and moderates will bring 2020 Trump victory

Since the 2016 election, progressive and moderate Democrats have been unified by hatred of President Trump, but the cracks in the party are opening.         

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After New Zealand mosque attack, I won't watch the news coverage of another mass shooting

I used to prosecute violent criminals for a living. Now, I'm done with the media coverage that turns every horrible tragedy into a John Grisham novel.         

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Doctor: Teens who want vaccines shouldn't need parental consent

Should we give teens the right to protect themselves from a preventable disease, or respect parental authority to raise their child as they see fit?         

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Media amplifies New Zealand shooting suspect's 'manifesto,' giving mass killers a platform

A mass killer doesn't want to be remembered as just some nut. Coverage of their personal writings and so-called 'manifestos' indulge ...

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America's Most Inspiring Bureaucrats

Believe it or not, encouraging words from federal regulators.

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New Zealand mosque massacre proves social media giants don't deserve their power, freedom

It is time for counter-terrorism specialists to move into the offices of social media giants. For too long terrorist have used them with impunity.         

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For Latinos, 'Beto' O'Rourke is just another privileged white guy trying to manipulate them

O'Rourke hasn't earned the familiarity he allegedly has with Latinos. He should know that life in America's largest racial minority isn't all fiestas.         

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Trevor Noah shows us the double KO in Trump vs. Beto

The pool of Democrats running for president continues to grow. The comics take a look at the latest to announce in Best of Late Night.         

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Ben Stiller shares his passion for Syrian refugees: We need to help each other

While visiting Syrian refugees in countries all over the world, actor Ben Stiller talks about his personal experience and the connections he has made along the way.         

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Greta Thunberg, student protesters should demand better solutions to climate change

What could Greta Thunberg and other kids do that would make a real difference? They could help reveal when grown-up politicians make things ...

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5 of our top opinion pieces this week: ICYMI

From air travel safety to Tucker Carlson's comments to a mother's struggle to get medications, here are some of our top columns of the ...

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Despite his swampy unpopularity, Donald Trump is poised to win in 2020

Trump hasn’t expanded his base, but what he has is solidly behind him. Meantime, fractures within the Democratic Party are widening.         

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The Semigoguery of Beto O’Rourke

With his hollow yet passionate appeals to goodness, light and possibility, the candidate exploits the naiveté of the mob. Will it work in 2020?

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Beto O'Rourke embodies everything the left says it hates: Today's talker

'Beto O'Rourke embodies everything the left says it hates: white, male, rich privilege,' says Allie Beth Stuckey         

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Manafort sentence exemplifies privilege in the justice system: Readers sound off

'What does Manafort's 47-month sentence say to people who are not wealthy in ...

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On national emergency vote, 41 Republican senators pledge loyalty to royalty

King Trump's pawns included senators who had thundered against President Barack Obama for executive overreach: Our ...

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Trump's 'emergency' is already doing serious harm. Courts must end it if Congress can't.

Trump failed to convince Congress that something was urgently needed. This is not an 'emergency.' The facts must at some point make a ...

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Tucker Carlson & Bubba the Love Sponge: Fox talker wise to skip apology to cry bullies

Tucker Carlson is not a victim because he refused to act that part, and for that reason he still has his job. Instead, he outlined the outrage ...

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Trump's new FDA chief must wage fierce fight to stop the opioid epidemic. Gottlieb didn't.

Commissioner Gottlieb — thank you, next. Your FDA hasn't taken aggressive action needed to help millions of Americans affected by opioid addiction.         

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The truth about the celebrity college scandal: Bribing admissions officials isn't worth it

Many parents have bought into the idea that an elite college is a golden ticket to success. But research offers lots of reasons why they should chill.         

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The Silence of the Democratic Lambs

Moderates like to whine that the left is sucking up all the oxygen. Time for them to bring their own ideas to the table.

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