Update: Dunkirk man injured in crash

 KENTON — A Dunkirk man was hurt Friday night when his car slid off a Hardin County road and hit a utility pole south of Kenton, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The patrol said Caleb Delong, 20, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken by BKP...

Update: Rollover crash injures New Riegel man

VANLUE — A New Riegel man suffered minor injuries when his pickup truck rolled over about 7 p.m. Friday north of Vanlue, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Brett Williams, 21, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the sheriff’s office said....

Measuring Robert Andrews’s success

You need a thick skin to serve as a member of Congress for even a day, much less 23 years. Still, retiring Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-N.J.) took quite a bit more heat than he deserved in The Post recently. As a former member of his legislative staff, I would like set the record...

Symbols from Russia’s past

Sally Jenkins’s Feb. 8 front-page column, “ A heart-seizing place of deep complexities, ” on the Winter Olympics, was unfair and naive. With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia began a difficult transition from a centrally planned economy to a market-based,...

Parker: The poetry of bad news around Obamacare

It is easy these days to imagine that one is living in a fairy tale, albeit a dreary one. In fairy tales, as in Washington, things are true that can’t possibly be — and what is not true can be defended by tilting the facts a certain way and catching the light just so....

Miller: High cost of an ego trip

Very few Americans know how close the country came to catastrophe this week. The final tally shows that the Senate voted by a wide margin Wednesday, 67 to 31, to break Sen. Ted Cruz’s filibuster of an increase in the debt limit, thus avoiding a default on the United...

Ignatius: Gold-medal corruption

Amid the television extravaganza of the Sochi Olympics, I had a chance to visit last week with a Russian whistleblower named Sergey Kolesnikov. Back in 2010, he had revealed what he claimed was a network of corruption that included a billion-dollar palace on the Black Sea...

The U.S. must take action to deal with al-Qaeda in Syria

Samuel R. Berger is chairman of the Albright Stonebridge Group. He was national security adviser to President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001. The Syrian regime’s unwillingness to seriously engage in Geneva makes clear that a parallel effort must be taken to shift the...
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Editorial: New GOP health-care plan is a starting point for a conversation, not a replacement

FOR YEARS, Republicans have sniped at the Affordable Care Act without offering a reasonable alternative. Three GOP senators are trying to change that. Richard Burr (N.C.), Tom Coburn (Okla.) and Orrin G. Hatch (Utah) have offered an outline of a health-care-reform package that...
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Editorial: Don’t ditch standardized tests — reform them

FEW PEOPLE like to take tests. But tests play a critical role in determining what students know and what they still need to learn. They’re important also for measuring how well teachers are doing and helping them to improve. There is a legitimate debate to be had over how...