Samuelson: The (millennial) parent trap

By Robert J. Samuelson August 3 at 7:47 PM You could hear the tension in his voice. His 20-something daughter was living at home. She had a graduate degree from a good university that, in times past, would have led to a solid job. But she had no job and no prospect of one. He...

Dionne: Can the voters change the GOP?

By E.J. Dionne Jr. August 3 at 7:46 PM The central issue in this fall’s elections could turn out to be a sleeper: What kind of Republican Party does the country want? It is, to be sure, a strange question to put to an electorate in which independents and Democrats...

Diehl: The small cuts to U.S. clout

By Jackson Diehl Deputy editorial page editor August 3 at 7:45 PM So many international crises are hammering the Obama administration this summer — Gaza, Ukraine, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Afghanistan — that smaller but still significant blows to U.S. policy and prestige are easily...

Editorial: To address the issue of ‘inversion,’ tax shareholders

By Editorial Board August 3 at 7:30 PM ONE CAMPAIGN 2014 kerfuffle concerns the previously arcane issue of “inversion,” the process by which a U.S. corporation merges with a foreign one so as to pay taxes at the other country’s lower rates. If ever a tax loophole were...
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Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) Palestinian mourners weep as they identify the lifeless body of 9-year-old Rajab...
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McIlroy wins and goes back to No. 1

Rory McIlroy celebrates a birdie on the third hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Rory McIlroy celebrates a birdie on the third hole during the final...

Bringing joy to the Old Post Office

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A lesson for Ivy League schools

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Indian Supreme Court ruling on dowries is a step in the wrong direction for human rights

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A sea change for the SS United States

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