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Parker: Mr. Hughes goes to Washington

Capitol Hill police and others lift a gyrocopter that landed on the Capitol lawn on April 15. (Paul J. Richards/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer April 21 at 8:21 PM When postal worker Doug Hughes — otherwise known as the gyrocopter dude —...
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The story behind the woman who helped make healthy eating cool

Nora Pouillon, left, owner of Restaurant Nora, and Naomi Duguid, a cookbook writer from Toronto. (Andre Chung/For The Washington Post) By Jennifer Reese April 21 at 1:46 PM MY ORGANIC LIFE How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today By Nora Pouillon with Laura Fraser...
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vanden Heuvel: Today’s GOP is out of sync with Cuban Americans

Cuban and American flags wave in the Miami neighborhood of Little Havana. (Lynne Sladky/ASSOCIATED PRESS) By Katrina vanden Heuvel April 21 at 8:01 AM “I probably have six Cuban grandmothers, and ten Cuban mothers,” joked then-Florida governor Jeb Bush at the Cuban Liberty...
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Confronting chilling truths about Poland’s wartime history

Visitors walk down a staircase at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington in February. (Rachel Rogers/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Laurence Weinbaum April 21 at 9:23 AM Laurence Weinbaum is director of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations, which operates...
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Confronting chilling truths about Poland’s wartime history

Visitors walk down a staircase at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington in February. (Rachel Rogers/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Laurence Weinbaum April 21 at 9:23 AM Laurence Weinbaum is director of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations, which operates...
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The Middle East’s chaotic future

An Iraqi policeman holds a position on April 14 north of al-Karma village, near the city of Fallujah, Iraq, an area where government forces retook three villages from the Islamic State. (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images) By Henri J. Barkey April 21 at 9:09 AM Henri J. Barkey is a...
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An investigation of campus rape reveals no easy solutions

By Caitlin Flanagan April 20 at 10:42 AM Caitlin Flanagan is a contributing editor to the Atlantic. MISSOULA Rape and the Justice System in a College Town By Jon Krakauer Doubleday. 367 pp. $28.95 Rarely have I greeted the news of a forthcoming book with as much excitement as I...
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Editorial: A family’s plea for life, not death for Dzhokhar Tsarnev

The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, from left, mother Denise, brother Henry, and father Bill Richard, place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute in honor of the one year anniversary...
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Editorial: Larry Hogan’s transportation crucible

HANDOUT IMAGE: Proposed Purple Line route map. (Courtesy of Maryland Transit Administration) (Courtesy of Maryland Transit Administration/COURTESY OF MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION) By Editorial Board April 20 at 8:11 PM FOR MARYLAND Gov. Larry Hogan (R), decision time is...
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Editorial: Europe needs to take a lead role in solving the African migrant crisis

Italian Red Cross personnel treat shipwrecked migrants as they arrive in the Italian port of Augusta in Sicily. (Giovanni Isolino/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board April 20 at 8:24 PM ITALIAN PRIME Minister Matteo Renzi said during a visit to The Post on Friday that the only...