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WASHINGTON - Arthur Brooks, head of the American Enterprise Institute, had the unorthodox idea to invite the Dalai Lama to exchange views on capitalism with a panel of scholars at the conservative think tank last week.

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 6:17pm

What is rapidly becoming a cavalcade of federal judges has been unable to find any legal, constitutional, rational or moral basis for upholding state bans on same-sex marriage.

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 8:52pm

WASHINGTON - The legal fight against National Security Agency surveillance is shaping up to be a titanic clash, with pugilistic litigants trading charges and countercharges of bad faith and misinformation.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:07pm

As Ukraine tinkers on the brink of collapsing into chaos, we want to draw interested readers' attention to a series of social media interactions that we are following here at The Monkey Cage. The full list of posts can be found at www.washingtonpost.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:29pm

In my role as president of Education Minnesota Brainerd, I have the opportunity to visit every school in our school district and talk with both students and teachers on a regular basis.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:43pm

OK, winter. That'll do. It's been real. It's been lovely. It has been more than enough. But do you not take a hint? I'm serious now. Hit the road. Or, rather, get off the road so I can drive again. Here are your things. Here is your salt.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:55am

Of all the awards a school can earn, the National Blue Ribbon School award stands as the greatest possible federal recognition. In Brainerd Public Schools, we have earned three National Blue Ribbon School awards since the program began in 1982.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 5:20pm

WASHINGTON - It is easy these days to imagine that one is living in a fairy tale, albeit a dreary one.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 6:25pm

Recently, an article written by Rolf Westgard (Feb. 11, 2014), about climate change contained some serious and basic errors of fact.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 8:52pm

Crisp Thin Mints, peanut butter Tagalongs and coconutty Samoas are everywhere - it must be Girl Scout Cookie season. Done right, cookie-selling can pack as many business lessons as calories.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 8:51pm