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Jul 25, 2014 3:57PM ET
Israel agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire Saturday.
Jul 25, 2014 10:57AM ET
Dan Pfeiffer, a top aide to President Obama, said that the White House is taking the threat of a possible impeachment attempt by Republicans seriously.
Jul 25, 2014 10:42AM ET
Bloomberg View on Paul Ryan, Robinson on Gaza, Krugman on California, Sosnik on Democrats, and Morris on romantic comedies.
Jul 24, 2014 7:32PM ET
The Tour de France — the race that Lance Armstrong won and then lost seven times — requires strength, endurance, mental fortitude, and apparently a Chris Farley-like ability to consume extremely large quantities of food in short periods of time.
Jul 24, 2014 3:18PM ET
Two are dead and dozens more have reportedly been injured after a severe storm hit a Virginia Campground Thursday with winds toppling tents and downing trees.
Jul 24, 2014 1:28PM ET
Iraqi leaders elected a new President Thursday: Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum.
Jul 24, 2014 10:50AM ET
Michael Bloomberg on Israel, Rich Lowry on Hamas, Nick Kristof on inequality, Harold Meyerson on an open primary, and Rebecca Traister on the inequality of political donations.
Jul 23, 2014 6:24PM ET
The Department of Education reported a mistake in Pell Grant application forms that could result in tens of thousands of students losing their financial aid status.
Jul 23, 2014 4:13PM ET
The head of the Centers for Disease Control lab that exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird flu by improperly transporting them resigned Tuesday.
Jul 23, 2014 3:17PM ET
President Obama signed an emergency declaration Wednesday, providing federal support to help contain the largest set of wildfires in Washington state's history.
Jul 23, 2014 12:35PM ET
Local authorities have quarantined 151 people and have established 10 checkpoints to block traffic in the city with a population of 180,000.
Jul 23, 2014 11:29AM ET
The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal on the latest Obamacare ruling, Leonid Bershidsky on Ukraine, Mark Bittman on French food, and Shibley Telhami on Egypt's role in Gaza.
Jul 22, 2014 6:31PM ET
Named after its developer, financier David Brillembourg, "The Tower of David" was meant to be a bank, but was never finished. The skyscraper has no elevator, no water, and operates beyond maximum capacity.
Jul 22, 2014 5:51PM ET
Garner died Thursday after New York City police tried to arrest him for selling individual cigarettes, something that is illegal, but not uncommon.
Jul 22, 2014 3:11PM ET
Apparently, the longest-serving member of Congress has never heard of Kim, or any, Kardashian.
Jul 22, 2014 1:12PM ET
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met today with many parents of the 219 schoolgirls that were kidnapped by the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram in April.
Jul 22, 2014 11:54AM ET
William Deresiewicz on American colleges, The Wall Street Journal on religious extremism, David Newman on Israel, Sen. Charles Schumer on political primaries, and Jess Zimmerman on Facebook.
Jul 21, 2014 3:32PM ET
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Monday that Iran is complying with an interim international deal reached last year calling for the reduction of its nuclear enrichment program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.
Jul 21, 2014 12:07PM ET
Ahmed on Gaza, Villaraigosa on U.S. public schools, Gardam on The Church of England, Cantú on the homeless, and Bloomberg View on Dodd-Frank.
Jul 18, 2014 5:42PM ET
Courageous whistle blower and/or infamous American traitor Edward Snowden sat down with lan Rusbridger and Ewen MacAskill of The Guardian and talked about life in Russia, the NSA culture and why he risked everything to out the NSA.
Jul 18, 2014 4:34PM ET
"They did not have the kind of access that they expected. They did not have the freedom of movement that they need to do their job," Thomas Greminger said. He told CNN that the group was "only allowed access to about a 200-meter strip" and heavily armed militants sent them away after about 75 minutes.
Jul 18, 2014 2:47PM ET
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak with several world leaders today to shore up international support one day after Israel launched a ground offensive into Gaza, The Jerusalem Post reports.
Jul 18, 2014 1:25PM ET
Mr. Berlusconi's lawyer, Franco Coppi, said the reversal went "beyond our rosiest predictions."
Jul 18, 2014 10:24AM ET
Leonid Bershidsky on the MH17 crash in Ukraine, Julia Ioffe on Russia's punishment, Zoe Mintz on the future of Malaysian Airlines, Paul Krugman on inflation, and Peggy Noonan on life after the presidency.
Jul 17, 2014 3:50PM ET
Israel Defense Forces sent ground forces into Gaza on Thursday, aiming to destroy Hamas' network of underground tunnels.
Jul 17, 2014 2:58PM ET
President Obama announced plans for a new infrastructure initiative Thursday to promote private investment in public works projects.
Jul 17, 2014 1:23PM ET
Vinik on Paul Ryan's budget, Cepeda on Chicago's growing humanitarian crisis, The Wall Street Journal on Jack Lew, Frank on Obama's legacy, and Burns on Iran.
Jul 16, 2014 4:36PM ET
Judge Cormac J. Carney of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled that the state's death penalty is unconstitutional Wednesday.
Jul 16, 2014 2:35PM ET
In a scene could have come from the student film version of Mission Impossible, two staffers for the Michigan Republican Party secretly recorded a June 22 fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer using spy glasses and left the memory card behind.
Jul 16, 2014 12:54PM ET
A Navy nurse at Guantanamo Bay refused to force feed inmates on hunger strike, a prisoner at the facility told his lawyer.