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Editorial: Google’s child pornography tip should be commended, not lambasted

(FILES) – A photo taken on February 5, 2014 shows the Google logo on a wall at the entrance of the Google offices in Brussels. (Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images) By Editorial Board August 15 at 8:15 PM IN THE tally of privacy grievances, Google’s scanning of e-mails for...
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Editorial: Republicans’ Medicaid charade in Virginia

Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, William Howell, R-Stafford, gestures during a press conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Howell was joined by most of the Republican House caucus as they talked about the current budget standoff. (Steve...
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Will the U.S. fight for a Middle East where minorities can thrive?

TIraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take position on the front line in Khazer, near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aski kalak, 40 km west of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on August 14, 2014. (Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images) By Jim Hoagland August 15...
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Wait for the doctor who has Ebola to tell his own story

In this handout provided by Samaritan’s Purse, Dr. Kent Brantly (R), one of the two Americans who contracted Ebola, works at an Ebola isolation ward at a mission hospital outside of Monrovia, Liberia. Brantly arrived on U.S. soil after contracting the deadly disease and is...
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Will: In a stew over inversions

By George F. Will Opinion writer August 15 at 7:30 PM Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called “inversion,” more about which anon. So,...
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Don’t set a double standard for Israel on norms of war

Israeli soldiers take up positions close to the Israeli border with Gaza srtip , 22 July 2014. (Abir Sultan/EPA) By Natan Sharansky August 15 at 7:25 PM Natan Sharansky is chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel and was deputy prime minister of Israel from 2001...

Map of Sinjar Mountains added detail to Yazidis’ story

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Photos of Gaza war are one-sided

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King: Carol Schwartz proves she’s no empty suit

FILE – This July 30, 2014 file photo shows Independent District of Columbia mayoral candidate Carol Schwartz answer questions during an Associated Press interview in Washington. (J. David Ake/AP) By Colbert I. King August 15 at 7:30 PM “Carol, aren’t we getting a...

Is Marion Barry getting a free ride at the D.C. DMV?

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