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Police Can Use a Legal Grey Area to Rob Anyone of Their Belongings

Last summer, Kenneth Clavasquin was arrested in front of the Bronx apartment he shared with his mother. While the 23-year-old was being processed, the New...

Track of the Day: 'Hey Jude' Track of the Day: 'Jump Into the Fire' Track of the Day: 'Crystal Blue Persuasion ...

A reader writes, “'Hey Jude' worked rather well in those scenes depicting the Prague Spring of 1968 in The Unbearable Lightness of Being.” That's Marta...

Track of the Day: 'Jump Into the Fire' Track of the Day: 'Crystal Blue Persuasion' Track of the Day: 'School' Track ...

Adèle (Vanessa Paradis) is a 22-year-old woman whose life seems to have been a long series of miscalculations; she's never had much luck with love,...

The Victims of the Attack in Nice

... the attack, according to the Associated Press. In a tribute to Grout, Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said France's police ranks lost “a great personality.”...

Track of the Day: 'Crystal Blue Persuasion' Track of the Day: 'School' Track of the Day: 'Ice Dance' Track of the ...

Adèle (Vanessa Paradis) is a 22-year-old woman whose life seems to have been a long series of miscalculations; she's never had much luck with love,...

A New Era for the Battle Over Teacher Evaluations

In one example, the Brown University researchers John Tyler and John Papay have partnered with the Tennessee Department of Education to craft a program that...

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

Fast Company put the company on the list of "The World's Top 10 Innovative Companies In Education," citing the fact that it's already serving over...

What Madison and Monroe Can Teach David Brat and Jack Trammell

Instead of driving them apart, their time on the campaign trail forged a fast friendship. Today's Virginia Seventh District covers much ... The Glenn Becks...

Should Putin Be Invited to Normandy?

If it's too embarrassing to invite President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, it ought to be too embarrassing to invite his patron. In 1994, French President...

What Ever Happened to 'Just Say No'?

She was not one of these carefree, stay-at-home Sandy Duncan-type moms. She was sensitive to her status in life. She had gone to Berkeley in...

A Somber, Super Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Washington Post Having been thawed out of his post-war freeze and then commissioned as an Avenger, Captain America—a.k.a. Steve Rogers (Chris Evans)—is now working as a...

Why the Anti-Corruption Drive in China Is So Important, and So Potentially ...

4) An op-ed in the WSJ by Desmond Tutu and Jared Genser about the ongoing struggles not simply of Liu Xiaobo, who won the Nobel...

Why Cities Work Even When Washington Doesn't

Presumably to spare themselves telling the story over and over, the mayor and a local writer, John Boyanoski, published a book last year whose title...

Glenn Ford's First Days of Freedom After 30 Years on Death Row

Already he's been earnestly guided by another recent Louisiana exoneree, a man named Calvin Duncan, who now is a Soros Justice Fellow after spending 28...

The Intellectual Snobbery of Conspicuous Atheism

We learn that Isadora Duncan, a mother of modern dance, confessed that “the seduction of Nietzsche's philosophy ravished my being.” There ... In Civil War-era...

Friday Update: Filibuster, Surveillance State, Political Macho, and Other ...

Bonus background point: For both better and worse, the Chinese leadership has less experience as a participant in fast-breaking international crises than do European countries,...