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Supreme Court shows sensible gun regulation is permissible
Conservative majorities in legislatures in the Southern and Western U.S. have aggressively expanded gun rights in recent years. But there is one venue where the conservative majority has proved surprisingly reluctant to join this movement: the U.S...

Limits of German guilt
MUNICH - This month marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel. The bilateral relationship, born in the wake of the Nazis' annihilation of European Jewry, has developed into a solid one. But f..

East Asia leads amid lackluster global growth
UNITED NATIONS - Amid modest economic growth worldwide, East Asia still leads the way. That s according to the U.N.'s updated "World Economic Situation Prospects" where the global economic growth is expected to register 2.8 percent this year, a d..

Not enough Americans put money aside
Do you have a retirement account? Enough money in savings? Many Americans don't, according to the Federal Reserve's annual household survey, which found that nearly a third of workers have put away nothing for old age and that almost half of indivi..

Obama's tacit alliance with Iran is doomed
Ever since key Iraqi and Syrian cities fell to the Islamic State last month, the administration has been scrambling to adjust its tactics. Rather than revamp a failed strategy, U.S. officials now appear ready to rely (at least tacitly) on Iran to h..

Texas cop's escalation could have had tragic results
Once again, the nation is fixated on frightening video of a police officer's over-reaction. This time it happened in North Texas. This time no one was hurt. This time we got lucky.

Engagement is best way to bring change to N. Korea

 China's move toward a more open society ?
Whatever happened to the Chinese revolution? Not the dynasty-toppling 1911 revolution. Not the Communist-led 1949 uprising. Not the 1989 struggle, sometimes called an abortive revolution, which was crushed by a massacre on June 4.

Sheryl Sandberg on living with Option B
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. Now what? Sheryl Sandberg has given us a name for the part of life that comes after we've cycled through the classic five stages of grief and into the days and months and years that stretch ahead u..

Failing to confront Putin encourages him to do worse
"I can tell you outright and unequivocally that there are no Russian troops in Ukraine," Russian President Vladimir Putin told a live TV audience in April. He was flat-out lying. Moscow has armed and directed the so-called "rebel forces" in eastern..

Education myth
TIRANA - In an era characterized by political polarization and policy paralysis, we should celebrate broad agreement on economic strategy wherever we find it. One such area of agreement is the idea that the key to inclusive growth is, as then-Briti..

The TSA's 95 percent failure rate
Jeh Johnson, head of the Department of Homeland Security, owes an immediate explanation to Americans, many of whom are understandably baffled, worried and shocked by a report that recently leaked out of the Transportation Security Administration. A..

Europe's refugee amnesia
BARCELONA - After World War I, when millions of European civilians were made refugees, forced out of their homelands by enemy occupation or deportation, an international regime was developed to coordinate effective responses and ease the suffering ..

FIFA's greed
The 111-year-old Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) became a "vegetable organization" on Wednesday with the exit of its president Joseph Blatter, a 79-year-old Swiss citizen who has run FIFA since 1998. The world's most popula..

GOP leader's promises come full circle
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell entered his powerful new job as the voice of reason and reassurance. He just didn't want Americans to think a Republican-run Washington would be "scary." That's all. "I don't want the American people to think ..

Can Wal-Mart make farming more humane?
When the giant retailer Wal-Mart recently announced that it would ask all suppliers of fresh and frozen meat, deli, dairy and egg products to its Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the U.S. to abide by sweeping new guidelines for the humane treatmen..

China's jobless growth miracle
BEIJING - Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang recently cited job creation as vital to his country's "ultimate goal of stability in growth." His observation could not be more accurate. In fact, one of the most baffling features of China's economic ris..

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