What Mitch McConnell has displayed isn’t mastery so much as bullying. He has always been the ruthless one, writes Frank Bruni.
What Mitch McConnell has displayed isnt mastery so much as bullying He

The Misery of Mitch McConnell

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Americans spend far more of their hard-earned money on health care than citizens of any other country. That is a peculiar kind of freedom. (From March)
Americans spend far more of their hardearned money on health care than

Opinion | The Fake Freedom of American Health Care

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Adrian Jawort
The American Medical Association officials wanted to keep the government out of their industry. So they came up with an alternative: the insurance company.
The American Medical Association officials wanted to keep the government out of

Opinion | How Did Health Care Get to Be Such a Mess?

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Tim Higgins
Ali started his most ambitious project, a miniature replica of a 19th-century photography studio, a year after he and his family were forced to leave their home in Iraq for Turkey. In this short film, he explains how art has helped him heal.
Ali started his most ambitious project a miniature replica of a 19thcentury

Opinion | Rebuilding in Miniature

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Andrea Davidson Taylor
Lisa Fiedler Fryman
At one time in our shameful history, African-Americans were not allowed to drink from the same water fountain as whites or sit in the front of the bus. That is absolutely no different from refusing to serve gay and lesbian couples ordering a wedding cake.

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The Baker Who Refused to Serve a Gay Couple

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Garry Breeswine
Heather Cunha Davis
Craig Eastman
Drafting a bill in secret couldn’t hide the fact that it would harm millions of Americans.
Drafting a bill in secret couldnt hide the fact that it would

Opinion | The Health Care Hoax Has Been Exposed, Senator McConnell

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Mike Maginn
Irene Lawrence
Dave Vachon
Maybe the next time a scourge like Ebola appears, the world will be ready with a vaccine.
Maybe the next time a scourge like Ebola appears the world will be ready with a vaccine

Opinion | Stopping Pandemics Before They Start

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Claire Wells
President Donald J. Trump, "the intended beneficiary of Moscow’s hacking, has been not just cautious but also remarkably indifferent to what should have been a critical nonpartisan national security concern from his first day in office."
President Donald J Trump the intended beneficiary of Moscows hacking has been

Opinion | Tweeting, Not Leading, the Response to Russian Hacking

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Mary Beth Donnelly
Diane Bellard
Pat Lala
Thanks to the gun lobby, federal law prohibits research into the third leading cause of death for young people: firearms.
Thanks to the gun lobby federal law prohibits research into the third

Opinion | A Children’s Health Crisis Officials Overlook: Shootings

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Seth Borman
Thomas L. Arnow
Michael Reed
Bill Cosby is not the first person accused of assault to offer himself as a spokesperson for sexual safety.
Bill Cosby is not the first person accused of assault to offer

Opinion | Bill Cosby, Sexual Safety Guru? Here’s a Better Idea

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Jill Strehl
Kathy Ridge
Ellen Mottley Tannenbaum
America treated its black people as second-class citizens, so Muhammad Ali stood his ground and refused to serve in its Army.
America treated its black people as secondclass citizens so Muhammad Ali stood

Opinion | ‘I Ain’t Got No Quarrel With Them Vietcong’

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Michael Reed
Khoa Le
Devin O'Connell
Intersectionality is the big idea of today’s progressive left. In practice, it functions as kind of caste system, in which people are judged according to how much their particular caste has suffered throughout history.
Intersectionality is the big idea of todays progressive left In practice it

Opinion | I’m Glad the Dyke March Banned Jewish Stars

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Aron Robert
Judy Hartstone
Gene Brady
Social media platforms like Facebook aren’t bound by the First Amendment. That’s why understanding their user speech policies is so important.
Social media platforms like Facebook arent bound by the First Amendment Thats

Facebook, Free Expression and the Power of a Leak

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Ricardo Alegria
Henry Castleberry
The latest dispatch from Nicholas Kristof's Win-a-Trip winner: Jestina Barleah, a sixth grader in Ganta, Liberia, got pregnant but continued going to school at her mother’s urging. Worldwide, mothers are often the fiercest champions of their daughters' education.
The latest dispatch from Nicholas Kristofs WinaTrip winner Jestina Barleah a sixth

'My Mom Said I Had to Keep Going'

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Eileen Keane
Donald J. Trump can tweet about his "victory" on the travel ban all he wants. It doesn't mean he's right.
Donald J Trump can tweet about his victory on the travel ban

Opinion | Your Travel Ban Isn’t Safe Yet, Mr. Trump

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Peter Malinchoc
Armando Alizo Howald
William Torbeck
It’s likely that, if the Senate health care bill passes, more Americans will have health insurance five years from now than do today, writes Avik Roy.
Its likely that if the Senate health care bill passes more Americans

The Senate’s Secretly Bipartisan Health Bill

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Adam Mercer
Bryan Brune
Heidi Gucinski Menocal
“Let’s talk about rules. President Trump, like virtually all Republicans, thinks we have too many.” Gail Collins chats with Bret Stephens.
Lets talk about rules President Trump like virtually all Republicans thinks we

What Do We Have a Government for?

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Deb Hartogensis Godden
Catherine M. Jordan
Nancy Julian
It takes three Republican senators to prevent millions of their fellow citizens from being harmed, says David Leonhardt. Which of them has the courage to make the right choice over the easy one?
It takes three Republican senators to prevent millions of their fellow citizens

A Vote of Conscience and Courage

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Beverly McGrath
Madelyn Levy
Jamison Queen
New graduates are entering a working world that is pitched as never before in favor of the well-connected and the rich, writes Jenni Russell.

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New graduates are entering a working world that is pitched as never

Britain’s Broken Ladder of Social Mobility

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The Senate bill takes all of the devastating trends afflicting the middle and working classes — all the instability, all the struggle and pain — and it makes them worse, writes David Brooks.
The Senate bill takes all of the devastating trends afflicting the middle

The G.O.P. Rejects Conservatism

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Deborah Newton Wade
Steve Weishampel
Eugene Stark