Editorial: Private-sector computer networks are becoming increasingly vulnerable to destructive cyberattacks

By Editorial Board December 3 at 7:37 PM DANGERS ARE growing in cyberspace. Not only are thieves learning to siphon off millions of credit card numbers and e-mail addresses but elaborate pieces of malware are capable of spying on whole organizations for long periods of time,...
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Robinson: The Eric Garner case’s sickening outcome

Pallbearers carry the casket of Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church following his funeral service, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (John Minchillo/AP) By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer December 3 at 10:13 PM “I can’t breathe.” Those were Eric...

Balancing school and parenting

December 2 at 5:06 PM I read the Nov. 30 news article “Students who are parents face inadequate day-care options” without sympathy for the young couple who cannot finish college because they can’t afford day care for their 2-year-old son. Did it ever occur to them that they...

Making a difference over the holidays

December 2 at 5:07 PM Let’s hope the Nov. 28 Metro article “Homeless man’s plea touches thousands” has started a trend in which people will invite homeless people to their homes for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. For eight years, the Arlington Interfaith Council...

Listening to the pope’s teachings

December 2 at 5:07 PM The position stated by John and Carol Saeman in their Nov. 30 Sunday Opinion commentary, “Following the pope — and the Kochs,” wasn’t surprising. Their beliefs, along with the Koch brothers’ and that of the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce,...

Roads should be free

December 2 at 5:08 PM I’m finally glad I am the age I am, since tolls for driving have become the way to handle traffic. When the road system was enacted, which I remember, no one imagined having to pay a toll to get where you were going. Now I have to pay a toll to go to a...
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Editorial: The District’s streetcar deal leaves taxpayers holding the bag

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 14: A new streetcar sits on the rails along H St. NE, near the intersection with 4th St. NE in Washington, DC, after being placed there the night before. (Eva Russo/For The Post) By Editorial Board December 2 at 7:20 PM IN THE market for streetcars...

Editorial: The District’s streetcar deal leaves taxpayers holding the bag

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 14: A new streetcar sits on the rails along H St. NE, near the intersection with 4th St. NE in Washington, DC, after being placed there the night before. (Eva Russo/For The Post) By Editorial Board December 2 at 7:20 PM IN THE market for streetcars...
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Editorial: The District’s streetcar deal leaves taxpayers holding the bag

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 14: A new streetcar sits on the rails along H St. NE, near the intersection with 4th St. NE in Washington, DC, after being placed there the night before. (Eva Russo/For The Post) By Editorial Board December 2 at 7:20 PM IN THE market for streetcars...

Editorial: Facebook doesn’t transform free speech into a lesser right

By Editorial Board December 2 at 7:33 PM WHEN CAN the government prosecute someone for using heated language on Facebook? The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on where it should draw the line between protected speech and “true threats” that even the First Amendment does not...