Another Rwandan dissident assassinated

Lara Santoro is the author of two novels. She covered Rwanda for the Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek from 1997 to 2003. Patrick Karegeya’s murder did not come as a surprise. The former Rwandan spymaster, whose network of spooks at one point spanned half a continent,...

Understanding the boycott of Israel’s universities

Vijay Prashad holds the Edward Said chair in American studies at the American University of Beirut and is on leave from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. The growing movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israeli universities has struck a chord in Israel. Justice...

Child pornography: Who should pay?

Arjun Sethi is a lawyer in Washington. He is on Twitter: @arjunsethi81. At the ages of 8 and 9, a woman described in court documents as Amy Unknown was raped by her uncle and forever turned into a pornographic image. Now, more than 15 years later, her pictures are among the most...

W.Va. official: Spill company knew of 2nd chemical

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The company at the center of the West Virginia water crisis immediately knew a second chemical leaked from its plant into the Elk River, and told its workers in an email, according to a state environmental official. However, Freedom Industries did...

Home value was an unneeded detail

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Hail to the Pandas

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The Lou Gehrig’s disease link to military service

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Politics is at home in the comics

W. Scott Butcher’s Jan. 17 Free for All letter, “Protecting the vote,” which responded to the Jan. 12 “Doonesbury” comic strip about voter suppression, was off-base in two ways. First, he maintained that new photo ID laws are about ensuring “the integrity of the voting...

Forgetting some key women in the House and Senate

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The Brady-Manning quarterback debate

I’m glad Mike Wise [“Duel of aging gunslingers isn’t even close to a draw,” Sports, Jan. 19] thinks it’s so easy to determine that Tom Brady is a better quarterback than Peyton Manning. According to Wise, supporters of Manning merely “manipulate statistics to...