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Rolling Stone editor Will Dana’s failures have cost everyone involved

Students walk past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus on December 6, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Jay Paul/Getty Images) By Amanda Bennett December 19 at 7:41 PM Amanda Bennett, the former editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer and...
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John Conyers Jr.: How Congress can address our racial outrage

Desiree Griffiths, 31, of Miami, holds up a sign saying “Black Lives Matter”, with the names of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men recently killed by police, during a protest Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP) By John Conyers Jr. December 19...

Illuminating our faith

December 19 at 7:05 PM Regarding John Kelly’s Dec. 15 Metro column, “Light a candle? I’d rather curse the dark.”: Lighted candles are an important part of the Roman Catholic faith, with deep roots in symbolism and tradition. Roman Catholics can often be heard saying...

Bob the Builder would know the difference

December 19 at 7:05 PM The photo with the Dec. 13 World Digest was wonderful, but the caption was puzzling: “A laborer walks near a parked bulldozer being used to construct a bridge for the New Delhi metro rail.” The machine pictured was, in fact, a backhoe. Rocky Curtis,...

Mental illness and crime

December 19 at 7:06 PM Thanks to a misleading and inaccurate headline, “Case helps put more eyes on Md. criminals” [Metro, Dec. 15], The Post lost an opportunity to highlight the tragic loss of life to mental illness. But for Rohan Goodlett’s mental state, there would have...
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Editorial: Obamacare deserves some credit for the good news about health care

FILE – This Sept. 15, 2014, file photo shows part of the HealthCare,gov Website in Washington. (Jon Elswick/Ap) By Editorial Board December 19 at 5:48 PM THE RATE of uninsured Americans is down. The once-inexorable ballooning of health-care costs has slowed. And, the...
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Milbank: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever

By Dana Milbank Opinion writer December 19 at 2:03 PM The 113th Congress this week went the way of the dodo — literally. The lawmakers of the 2013-2014 legislative session finally put themselves out of their misery, but not before Harry Reid’s Senate passed one final piece...
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‘Inventions That Didn’t Change the World,’ by Julie Halls

“Inventions That Didn’t Change the World” by Julie Halls (Thames & Hudson/Thames & Hudson) By Keith Donohue December 19 at 11:50 AM Are you unhappy with your pickle fork? Do you wish there were a more useful stand upon which to rest your accordion? Would...
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Zakaria: Caving to North Korea on ‘The Interview’ sends the wrong message to terrorists

Workers remove a poster-banner for “The Interview” from a billboard in Hollywood, California, December 18, 2014 a day after Sony announced was cancelling the movie’s Christmas release due to a terrorist threat. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) By Fareed Zakaria...