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The United States and Russia must repair their partnership on nuclear security

(FILES) This file picture dated 1998 shows a Russian Army missile launch pad during a display of the replacement of a nuclear missile by another at the Tamanskaya division, Saratov region. (-/AFP) By Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar January 23 at 7:30 PM Sam Nunn is co-chairman of the...
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Editorial: The Supreme Court should uphold current protections against housing discrimination

Photo shows the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP) By Editorial Board January 23 at 7:19 PM HOW HARD should it be to fight discriminatory housing practices? A lot harder than it is now, the state of Texas argued before the Supreme...
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Editorial: New challenges come with new leadership in Saudi Arabia

Saudi King Salman (C) prays during the funeral of the late Saudi King Abdullah in Riyadh January 23, 2015. (Handout/Reuters) By Editorial Board January 23 at 7:26 PM SAUDI KING Abdullah had a not-undeserved reputation as a relative moderate and modernizer of his hidebound and...
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The United States and Russia must repair their partnership on nuclear security

(FILES) This file picture dated 1998 shows a Russian Army missile launch pad during a display of the replacement of a nuclear missile by another at the Tamanskaya division, Saratov region. (-/AFP) By Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar January 23 at 7:30 PM Sam Nunn is co-chairman of the...
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Terrorism’s weak spot: Hope

This file image taken from an online video released by the Islamic State group’s al-Furqan media arm on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, purports to show the group threatening to kill two Japanese hostages that the militants identify as Kenji Goto Jogo, left, and Haruna Yukawa,...

Leave the foam alone in Montgomery County

January 23 at 5:46 PM Regarding the Jan. 21 Metro digest item “Montgomery bans foam containers”: First it was plastic shopping bags. Now it’s foam containers. It’s wonderful that the Montgomery County Council is so worried about my coffee being too hot that it wants...

Mr. Burr’s Guantanamo games

January 23 at 5:46 PM On one of his first days as chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) touted a bill to block closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison [“GOP senators want to curb Guantanamo releases,” news, Jan. 14]. When terrorists attack, he...

Washington team’s name debate should have ended a long time ago

January 23 at 5:45 PM The Jan. 22 editorial “ ‘We cannot be silent’ ” said that the Fritz Pollard Alliance, which promotes diversity in the National Football League, evoked the NFL’s move toward “respect and dignity” as it condemned the name of Washington’s...

Taking on Mr. Morrissey

January 23 at 5:45 PM Virginia House Minority Leader David J. Toscano (D-Charlottesville) lamented the legal troubles involving Del. Joseph D. Morrissey (I-Henrico) but said, “You have to afford presumption of innocence” [“Morrissey, serving jail time, is indicted again,” Metro,...

Committing spiritual offense

January 23 at 2:58 PM According to Executive Editor Martin Baron, The Post’s “policy has been to avoid publication of material that is pointedly, deliberately or needlessly offensive to members of religious groups” [“Charlie’s latest cover becomes a first for Post,”...