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The Do-Nothing President

A dysfunctional Trump administration has accomplished little in its first month—with one alarming exception.

Richard Spencer Has Been Kicked Out of CPAC

Metal Albums Whose Titles Are Less Dark Than the Washington Post’s New Motto

Bill Maher Wants You to Thank Him for the Downfall of Milo. Don’t.

12 Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars


Docs vs. Glocks

Florida Republicans thought they could stop doctors from discussing gun safety with patients. They were wrong.

Gender and Migration

The Last Hope for Refugees Stranded in Greece


No, Florida GOP, the Second Amendment Doesn’t Trump the First Amendment

Conditions Are So Bad for Refugees Stranded in Greece, Many Pay Smugglers to Get Them Out

Trump’s Federal Hiring Freeze Is Exacerbating the Military’s Child Care Crisis

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