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It's good to know that the war on terror is finally over. It was all so ugly, what with the beheadings and bombings. Wait.

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 3:43pm

When will journalists take responsibility for what they do without circling the wagons and shouting that the First Amendment is under attack? I'm talking about the case of Fox News correspondent James Rosen.

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 4:20pm

Special to The Washington Post. You know the world's gone mad when I think Rand Paul is the only one who made sense at Tuesday's Senate grilling of Apple chief executive Tim Cook.

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 2:25pm

There were times this past week when it seemed like the 19th-century Know-Nothing Party had returned to Washington.

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 4:18pm

Families walk into Tornstrom Auditorium each spring for the final concert of the school year. We pay admission or make a donation, pick up a program, and work our way toward open seats.

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 4:59pm

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has injected itself into U.S. foreign policy making regarding Syria. It's not the first time lawmakers have moved to pressure a president to take a momentous step that could involve U.S. lives and treasure.

Fri, 05/24/2013 - 4:56pm

For those of us trying to sort out the debate over economic "austerity," there's a limit to what can be learned by inspecting the credentials of the contending economists.

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 6:04pm

Given last week's revelation that the IRS targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, it's worth recalling President Obama's Ohio State University commencement address.

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 5:19pm

In discussions of IRS-gate, comparisons abound to an earlier scandal that brought down a president and made many political and journalistic reputations. But the focus on who knew what and when in the tea party debacle misses the point.

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:36pm

We have witnessed remarkable performances this past week in the unfolding drama involving the Internal Revenue Service.

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 8:45pm