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The next wave of U.S. military will start to move into Iraq in a couple of weeks. Photo by Marwan Ibrahim/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The next wave of American troops will begin moving into Iraq in a couple of weeks to train local forces, the top...
Download our Mark Shields & David Brooks 2014 guide to civility. It’s a handsome addition to any holiday table or political battleground. And while you’re at it, you can grab our 2013 edition for even more sage wisdom from the captains of...
Stephen Colbert hosted PBS NewsHour co-anchors and “pushy broads” Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill on “The Colbert Report” in October 2013. After nine years at the helm of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,”...
Photo illustration by Getty ImagesJust days before the requirement for most large employers to provide health insurance takes effect, a new poll finds the public easily swayed over arguments for and against the policy. Six in 10 respondents to the...
Which charities will receive your checks this holiday season? Photo by Flickr user jridgewayphotography. Note from Paul Solman: Dean Karlan is a Yale behavioral economist with a mission, a mission almost all economists used to share and many would...
A new NOAA-led report shows the continuing trend of Arctic temperatures rising at more than twice the rate of the rest of the globe. Data by NOAA Arctic air temperatures are rising at more than twice the rate of the rest of the world, a new report...