The U.S. can do more to curb illegal wildlife trade

October 23 at 5:49 PM To curb the horrific imports and trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn described in the Oct. 18 front-page article “A grisly trade with global reach” and the equally serious trade in tiger parts, the president and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell can make...
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Two opposing senators, a deserted island and an idea

(Rob Griffith/AP) By Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich October 23 at 8:46 AM Jeff Flake is a Republican U.S. senator from Arizona. Martin Heinrich is a Democratic U.S. senator from New Mexico. So two U.S. senators, a Republican and a Democrat, are marooned for a week on a deserted...
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Editorial: Military success has bred popular support for the Islamic State

Smoke rises following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October 21, 2014. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board October 22 at 8:02 PM WESTERN...
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Dionne: EJ Dionne: The politics of Ebola

Seth Moulton, Democratic candidate for Congress from Massachusetts. (Stephan Savoia/AP) By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion writer October 22 at 8:19 PM BOSTON Seth Moulton, an Iraq veteran and Democratic congressional candidate on Massachusetts’s North Shore, has done something...
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Meyerson: IBM’s big blues

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange October 20, 2014. U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq advanced, but the Dow fell as quarterly results from IBM disappointed. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES – Tags: BUSINESS TPX...
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Will: George Will: Restoration of Senate’s dignity rides on Mitch McConnell

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. speaks at Donamire Farm in Lexington, Ky. (Timothy D. Easley/AP) By George F. Will Opinion writer October 22 at 8:28 PM LOUISVILLE Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet...

Miller: A breakthrough plan to make central banking populist

By Matt Miller October 22 at 9:59 AM If, like me, you’re a seeker of broadly shared prosperity, chances are you’ve been haunted by two nagging policy conundrums. Conundrum No. 1: Why is fractional reserve banking the only way the central bank can create money in our...
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Editorial: Obama’s failing strategy in Yemen

Yemeni Shiite supporters of the Huthi movement chant slogans before dismantling part of their protest camp in Sanaa on October 16, 2014. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board October 16 at 7:40 PM PRESIDENT OBAMA cited Yemen as a model for U.S. operations against...
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Rampell: Is sex only for rich people?

(Bigstock photo/Bigstockphoto) By Catherine Rampell Opinion writer October 16 at 8:37 PM America has decided: Sex is for rich people. Non-procreative sex in particular. How else would you explain the trap we’re laying for poor people who deign to get it on? Catherine...

Politicizing our judicial system

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