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Editorial: Balancing the tuition scales at U-Va.

Students walk past the Alderman Library on the University of Virginia campus. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) By Editorial Board March 27 at 8:52 PM FOR ALL the recent cutbacks in state funding of higher education, and the tuition increases that followed, in-state tuition at a flagship...
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Editorial: A reward for Iran’s noncompliance

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last year. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) By Editorial Board March 27 at 8:51 PM AS THE Obama administration pushes to complete an agreement-in-principle with Iran on its nuclear program by Tuesday, it has done little to soothe concerns that it is...
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Parker: A monster in the cockpit of the Germanwings airliner

In this 2009 photo, Andreas Lubitz competes at the Airportrun in Hamburg, Germany. (Michael Mueller/Associated pressP) By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer March 27 at 8:07 PM The apparently intentional downing of a Germanwings airliner by the co-pilot has us riveted, as commercial...

The stigma of crack addiction

March 27 at 6:13 PM The March 13 front-page article “A seven-year search for justice” devastatingly revealed the absence of empathy and responsibility among law enforcement and other representatives of the justice system supposedly there to protect an 11-year-old and others. What...

Instead of respect, St. Patrick gets ridicule

March 27 at 6:12 PM Satire and sarcasm are standard tools of the opinion writing trade. However, Dana Milbank overstepped the line from drollery to denigration in his March 18 op-ed column, “A fanciful GOP budget,” when he used St. Patrick’s Day as a prop to lampoon House...

No respect for wrestling on the sports page

March 27 at 6:12 PM The 2015 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships were among the most dramatic in recent memory, a tournament loaded with heartbreaks and heroics. There were Cinderella ascensions to the finals, dominant performances by returning medalists, overtime wins and...

Freedom fighters, not terrorists

March 27 at 6:11 PM Regarding Daniel Kurtzer’s March 15 review of Bruce Hoffman’s book “Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947” [“Terrorism’s role in the founding of the Jewish state,” Book World]: In contrasting the Jewish underground with...
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In Yemen, the Middle East’s cold war could get hot

Saudi warplanes targeted Iranian-backed militants in Yemen this week, as part of an effort to check Tehran’s influence in the region. (Nabeel Quaiti/Reuters) By Yochi Dreazen March 27 at 3:37 PM Yochi Dreazen is managing editor for news at Foreign Policy. Saudi Arabia has...
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Krauthammer: The GOP racing form: First edition

Attendee Adam Gabbatt holds photos of possible presidential candidates at the Conservative Political Action Conference last month. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) By Charles Krauthammer Opinion writer March 26 at 8:38 PM With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to...
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Robinson: An act of terror on Flight 9525

A monument honoring victims of the Germanwings crash. (Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images) By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer March 26 at 8:37 PM We don’t need to know the political or religious views of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Günter Lubitz to call his crashing of a...