Since last spring, the country has engaged in a sharp and sometimes overheated debate about the National Security Agency (NSA). On Friday, President Obama took a step back and offered a usefully balanced view.
There is a new normal when it comes to closing of schools for weather in Minnesota, the fourth coldest state on average in the country and the northern most state in the lower 48 states.
The decision by Gov.
The current Chris Kluwe controversy - in which the former Vikings punter accuses the Vikings special teams coordinator of making violently anti-gay remarks and of having him cut for his political activism - is deceptively complex.
That didn't take long: President Obama's signature on a hard-won House-Senate budget deal was barely dry before members of Congress from both parties began falling all over themselves to undo one of its provisions.
It's time we all came to our senses about the National Security Agency (NSA). If it is true, as many allege, that the United States went a little nuts in its all-out pursuit of al-Qaida after the Sept.
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The following editorial appeared in Wednesday's Washington Post:
If one word has defined the summaries we've seen of 2013, it might be "worst.