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Ignatius: Deal or no deal, the Iran talks have borne fruit

Hamid Baeedinejad, left, an Iranian official, speaks with the media about negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program. (Reuters) By David Ignatius Opinion writer March 31 at 9:35 PM The British diplomat Harold Nicolson observed in 1960 that “a good negotiation takes about as...
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Editorial: Egypt’s ‘meaningless’ rule of law

In this Jan. 24 photo, Shaimaa al-Sabbagh holds a poster during a protest in downtown Cairo. (Mohammed El-Raaei/Associated Press) By Editorial Board March 31 at 8:54 PM ON THE afternoon of Jan. 24, a young Egyptian poet and political activist joined other members of the secular...
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Editorial: President Obama’s emissions-cutting plan sets an example for the world

A windmill in Atlantic City. (Mel Evans/Associated Press) By Editorial Board March 31 at 8:52 PM PRESIDENT OBAMA’S climate plan is no longer just at the center of a domestic debate about coal country and the Environmental Protection Agency. On Tuesday, the Obama...
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Editorial: A D.C. law regarding gas stations is in need of full-service repairs

An Exxon station in Foggy Bottom in 2013. (MANDEL NGAN/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Editorial Board March 31 at 8:50 PM EXACTLY HOW many gas stations should the District have within its 68 square miles? How many should be “full service,” with repair shops, and how...
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Marcus: When it comes to women, sharp elbows jab both ways

Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, speaks to the media at state court in San Francisco on March 27. (Josh Edelson/Bloomberg) By Ruth Marcus Columnist March 31 at 7:42 PM If you looked in my Post personnel file, you would find an ancient...
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Parker: Compassion goes both ways

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence listens to a question during a news conference on Tuesday. (Darron Cummings/Associated Press) By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer March 31 at 7:33 PM Excited protests against Indiana’s recently passed religious freedom law have highlighted both...

Stuff worth saving

March 31 at 5:00 PM A March 28 Style article presented a surprising outcome — millennials don’t want their parents’ stuff, such as couches and silverware. Don’t blame the kids. Millennials may not be connected to the stuff because they have less space to put it...

Tensions are high between Israel and the Palestinian territories

March 31 at 5:00 PM Regarding Matthew Duss and Michael A. Cohen’s March 29 Outlook essay, “The U.S. should recognize Palestine”: However we may interpret Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s verbal rejection of a two-state solution and his subsequent...
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Editorial: The Obama administration strikes the right balance on fracking regulations

Clarification: An earlier version of this editorial stated, “Daily production on these parcels has increased 81 percent since 2008.†That figure refers to oil production. The following version has been updated. “Flaring,” the burning off of natural...
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vanden Heuvel: Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty will help neither workers nor consumers

Union members and community activists protest in Miami, where Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew was speaking on March 20. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) By Katrina vanden Heuvel March 31 at 8:01 AM “China wants to write the rules for the world’s fastest-growing...