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Editorial: Virginia Republicans reject any and all suggestions to expand health coverage

Del. Lionel Spruill, D-Chesapeake, front, delivers a speech on Medicaid expansion issues during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (Steve Helber/AP) By Editorial Board September 19 at 8:11 PM IN THE course of Virginia’s long debate...
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The West ignores the stories of Africans in the middle of the Ebola outbreak

A Nigerian port health official uses a thermometer to screen Muslim pilgrims for Ebola at the Hajj camp before boarding a plane for Saudi Arabia at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba/AP) By Ishmael Beah September 19 at 8:04 PM Ishmael...
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The West ignores the stories of Africans in the middle of the Ebola outbreak

A Nigerian port health official uses a thermometer to screen Muslim pilgrims for Ebola at the Hajj camp before boarding a plane for Saudi Arabia at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba/AP) By Ishmael Beah September 19 at 8:04 PM Ishmael...
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Trees offer a way to delay the consequences of climate change

A Nepalese pupil hugs a tree while celebrating World Environment Day at the forest of Gokarna, on the outskirt of capital Kathmandu, Nepal. 05 June 2014. A total of 2,001 people, including school children and representatives of various organization, hugged trees for about two...
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Trees offer a way to delay the consequences of climate change

A Nepalese pupil hugs a tree while celebrating World Environment Day at the forest of Gokarna, on the outskirt of capital Kathmandu, Nepal. 05 June 2014. A total of 2,001 people, including school children and representatives of various organization, hugged trees for about two...
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Christianity in Iraq is finished

Displaced Iraq Christians who fled from Islamic State militants in Mosul, pray at a school acting as a refugee camp in Erbil September 6, 2014. (Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters) By Daniel Williams September 19 at 6:50 PM Daniel Williams is a former senior researcher at Human Rights Watch...
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King: D.C.’s financial troubles are history, but the scandals are not

Jeffrey E. Thompson is thronged by journalists as he leaves the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, March 10, 2014 in Washington, DC, following his hearing on his behind the scenes campaign efforts and funding for Mayor Gray four years ago. (Evelyn Hockstein/For The...
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Marcus: Two ideas that could overcome political gridlock

By Ruth Marcus Columnist September 19 at 7:37 PM Is the country condemned to another two years, at least, of gridlock? The world-weary take on the midterm elections is an indifferent shrug. Whether Democrats control the Senate or Republicans, nothing will be accomplished anyway,...
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Will: Cashing in on voting

(HECTOR MATA/AFP) By George F. Will Opinion writer September 19 at 7:28 PM The pursuit of perfection is usually foredoomed, but the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, which has a latitudinarian understanding of ethical behavior, has a perfectly awful idea. It is urging the City...
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Polls about the Washington football team’s name don’t matter

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