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Rash Report: 'Afghanistan Papers' show the power of the press

Washington Post's publication of "A Secret History of the War" exposes lies spanning 18 years across three presidential administrations.
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The Tories' historic U.K. landslide

The Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, will move to "Get Brexit Done."
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Chaotic care report ignores broader challenges of integrating the disabled

Focus greater attention on structural barriers to inclusion for people with disabilities.
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McConnell indicates he'll let Trump's lawyers dictate Trump's impeachment trial

Or, as he put it, "I'm going to take my cues from the president's lawyers."
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Olympics should make clear that those who cheat can't compete

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Boris Johnson's Christmases all arrive at once

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Britain will leave the European Union. Does that mean Scotland will leave Britain?

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After Britain's elections, people are talking about a united Ireland. Don't hold your breath.

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Twin Metals underground mine location: Aerial view of the area that would be mined by Twin Metals.
Special report Mining and the BWCA: Not this location
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A nuclear plant in Flamanville, France. About 72% of France’s energy came from nuclear power in 2018, and the country has for decades safely and rel

Readers Write: Green energy, budget surplus, population trends

Exporting water from Dakota County is a bad idea, the writers argue.

Southwestern states, keep your hands off Dakota County water

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A child’s floral jacket made by a Dakota artist in the late 1800s is on display at “Our Home: Native Minnesota.”

'Our Home,' at our History Center, explores Native Minnesota

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December 12
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined from left by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., House Financial Services C

Listen: Impeachment strategies

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December 12
Attorney General William Barr was right to say the FBI, media handled “Russiagate” disastrously, the writer says.

FBI, media failure in 'Russiagate' was catastrophic

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December 12
Michael Vick was convicted in a dogfighting operation.

The redemption of Michael Vick

Editorial
December 12
Protesters demonstrated for the government to act on climate change with a “die-in” at the Minnesota Capitol Rotunda in September.

Walz takes charge on climate change

Steve Sack
December 12
Sack cartoon: Season of — ahem — giving

Sack cartoon: Season of — ahem — giving

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December 12
Target Field in 2016.

Baseball fans need data on foul balls

Opinion Exchange
December 12
Kjersten Schladetzky and her sons William, 11, and Nelson, 8, were shot and killed at home last week in south Minneapolis. Facebook photo.

We are asking the wrong questions about domestic violence

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December 12
Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones, above portrayed by Adam Driver in the film “The Report,” dedicated much of his professional life to shed light on

It's time Americans read Senate's 2014 torture report

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December 12
Stickers and a cardboard cutout of Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer sat on a table during a campaign event Dec. 8 in Iowa City, Iowa.

The presidential candidate who gets it mostly wrong

Opinion Exchange
December 12
More restrooms are now explicitly inclusive and accessible, designed for people who are physically disabled; are gender nonconforming; are traveling w

America's public restrooms are kind of great now

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