Man injured after motorcycle hits deer

An Arlington man was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital after his motorcycle struck a deer on U.S. 68 Tuesday night, near Hancock County 172 in Jackson Township, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. W. Scott Kingsley, 49, was traveling northbound on a 2007...

Milbank: Dana Milbank: This is no way to fix the problem of billionaires buying elections

I agree with Ted Cruz. Before you stick a thermometer in my mouth or suggest that I up my meds, let me assure you that much of what the Texas Republican said at Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing was just as wacky and reckless as usual. Cruz alleged that...

Too many women ignore their own misogyny

Esther J. Cepeda is a nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group. CHICAGO — Citing Merriam-Webster lexicographers who noticed their online dictionary searches for the word “misogyny” skyrocketed in the wake of the mass killing in Isla Vista, Calif.,...

Marcus: After Bowe Bergdahl, what about Alan Gross?

The release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban detainees raises the question: What about Alan Gross, the State Department subcontractor who has languished nearly as long in a Cuban jail? Don’t count me among those who pronounce with certitude on the wisdom —...

25 years later, Tiananmen Square still colors U.S.-China relations

Tom Malinowski is assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor. Twenty-five years ago, it was possible to believe that the contest between democratic and authoritarian ideas of how societies should be organized was ending. East Germans breached their wall;...

Parker: With Bergdahl release, the answer had to be yes

The exchange of five Guantanamo detainees for the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has reminded us of three unpleasant facts of life: The United States does negotiate with terrorists; the president will circumvent laws as circumstances require; Republicans and Democrats will be...
off

Editorial: D.C.’s tax reform is overdue — and a good compromise

THE NEED for the District to revise its tax code has long been apparent. In 2011, the D.C. Council created a commission that, under the direction of former mayor Anthony A. Williams (D), spent 18 months fashioning a package that would make for fairer and more efficient tax...
off

Editorial: The billion-dollar risk hidden in the federal budget

CONGRESS HAS many ways to achieve its many purposes. The transparent way is to enact a program and pay for it annually out of general revenues or borrowing. The politically easier but less transparent method is to go “off-budget,” via government loans and credit guarantees. Guess...

Income inequality is on the rise

‘, ‘ ‘] return ret.join(”); } function setCarouselContents(){ var paramUser = getParamUser(); var recipe = “3”; //s.getCookieForRecVidABTest(); var paramABTestBucket = getParamABTestBucket(recipe); var baseurl =...

Veterans Affairs needs a culture change

‘, ‘ ‘] return ret.join(”); } function setCarouselContents(){ var paramUser = getParamUser(); var recipe = “3”; //s.getCookieForRecVidABTest(); var paramABTestBucket = getParamABTestBucket(recipe); var baseurl =...