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‘Born to Be King’ looks at Prince Charles’s plans for the monarchy

By Autumn Brewington February 20 at 4:26 PM Autumn Brewington, an editor at the Wall Street Journal, is a former editor and royal blogger for The Post. Born to Be King Prince Charles on Planet Windsor By Catherine Mayer Henry Holt.258 pp. $28 Had Prince Charles’s household...

Frozen, yes. Safe, no.

February 20 at 4:13 PM I was dismayed to see the Feb. 16 front-page photograph “The nice side of ice,” showing a 14-year-old skating on the frozen C&O Canal, which is managed by the National Park Service. Last week, a Montgomery County news release offered cold-weather safety...

Milbank: Scott Walker’s cowardice should disqualify him

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the American Action Forum in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) By Dana Milbank Opinion writer February 20 at 8:48 AM What Rudy Giuliani did this week was stupid. What Scott Walker did ought to disqualify him as a...

Rampell: The bizarre war against AP U.S. history courses

(bigstock/bigstock) By Catherine Rampell Opinion writer February 19 at 8:30 PM It seems strange to organize an educational system around what can’t be taught to children. But for large chunks of the country, that is exactly how public educational standards seem to be set:...

‘Yes we can’ give proper credit

February 19 at 4:53 PM The Feb. 17 Reliable Source column [Style] reported that President Obama asked adviser David Axelrod in 2004, “ ‘Yes we can.’ Isn’t that too corny?” and credited Mr. Axelrod with coming up with the tag­line. I can’t believe a political...

Robinson: The Bush legacy lives on

Former Florida Gov. Jeb. Bush answers questions after speaking to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Chicago. (M. Spencer Green/AP) By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer February 19 at 8:16 PM Jeb Bush’s highly anticipated speech on foreign...

Education’s best prescription

February 19 at 4:59 PM Thanks to Lily Eskelsen García and Otha Thornton for providing a truly ecological view of a child’s education and how No Child Left Behind should change in their Feb. 15 op-ed, “Getting past a failed law .” I agree with their recommendations. As a...

The risks of ‘free-range’ parenting outweigh the benefits

February 19 at 4:59 PM Danielle Meitiv exposed faulty thinking in her Feb. 15 Sunday Opinion commentary, “Raising our children on fear.” Ms. Meitiv felt her children were safe because “crime rates across the United States are as low as they’ve been” in her lifetime. But...
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Book review: “Ghettoside” by Jill Leovy

By David M. Kennedy February 19 at 5:36 PM David M. Kennedy is a professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the director of the National Network for Safe Communities. His most recent book is “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the...

Better Call Saul

I know. Eerie, right? – Saul Goodman, upon finding two skateboarder friends at a skate park Why should we pull for a shady lawyer who is down on his luck and down to his last dime? Do we care his “law office” is actually a cramped storage room in the back of a...