Weight: Women and men are different

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Sen. Mikulski’s misguided attempt to kill a wind energy project

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Internet policy shouldn’t pit service providers against content providers

By Ev Ehrlich August 17 at 7:13 PM The debate over net neutrality is often portrayed in terms akin to white hats against black hats in an old Western. The alleged black hats are Internet service providers (ISPs) with Sauron-like market power; the white hats are the “edge...

NATO-based nuclear weapons are an advantage in a dangerous world

By Brent Scowcroft, Stephen J. Hadleyand Franklin Miller August 17 at 7:12 PM Brent Scowcroft was national security advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. Stephen J. Hadley was national security adviser to President George W. Bush. Franklin Miller was responsible...

When a friend asks you to help her die

By Jerald Winakur August 17 at 7:11 PM Jerald Winakur is a clinical professor of medicine and associate faculty member at the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. When I read NPR host Diane Rehm’s account...

Editorial: Europe’s economies struggle — and no rescue seems to be coming soon

By Editorial Board August 16 at 7:43 PM REMEMBER HOW Europe had defied all the doomsayers and staved off both the collapse of its single currency and a wider political crack-up? Well, it is becoming increasingly clear that stop-gap measures enacted by the European Central Bank in...

Editorial: Hungary’s ‘illiberalism’ should not go unchallenged

By Editorial Board August 16 at 7:42 PM FOR FOUR years Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been dispatching lobbyists and high-level envoys to Brussels and Washington to argue that his policies are misunderstood. Critics who claimed that he aimed to dismantle institutions...

Editorial: Maryland’s gubernatorial disconnect

By Editorial Board August 16 at 7:41 PM THE NAMES on the gubernatorial ballot in Maryland this fall are Anthony G. Brown, the Democratic lieutenant governor, and Larry Hogan, a Republican real estate executive. But are the two men really running for the same job? Judging by their...
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Editorial: Turkey needs to turn away from Mr. Erdogan’s repression

Supporters celebrate the election victory of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. Erdogan won Turkey’s first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward critics who fear he is bent on a power...