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Sonia Sotomayor pushes other Supreme Court justices past their comfort zones.

Politics
Oct. 30 2014 1:40 PMEbola Goes to Court Nurse Kaci Hickox just walked out on her quarantine. Will Maine succeed in forcing her back inside?
Politics
Oct. 29 2014 9:48 PMHow to Read the WavesWill there be a Republican wave? That depends. A guide to reading the political currents.
Politics
Oct. 29 2014 7:44 PMGunning for OfficeFor candidates, posing with weapons has become an arms race.
The World
Oct. 29 2014 3:49 PMWhy Do So Many African Presidents Die in Office?
The World
Oct. 29 2014 3:26 PMWhy the Obama Administration Is Calling Benjamin Netanyahu “Chickenshit” Behind Closed Doors
Politics
Oct. 29 2014 9:31 AMThe Most Brazen Attempt at Voter Suppression YetNew revelations show GOP officials in key battleground states are attempting to purge millions of minorities from the voter rolls.
Politics
Oct. 28 2014 5:33 PMUnrealized PromiseHouse Republicans have been incredibly unproductive. There is no reason to think that’s about to change.
Politics
Oct. 28 2014 12:16 PMGeneral HospitalWhy the GOP insists on finding a military solution for fighting Ebola.
Politics
Oct. 27 2014 10:14 PMThe One Thing This Election Will DecideRepublican victories will prove the president is unpopular. They won’t give Republicans a mandate to govern.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 27 2014 3:11 PMNon-Christians Need Not ApplyKen Ham’s creationist theme park is already in trouble. 
The World
Oct. 27 2014 1:32 PMISIS Is a Part-Time Terrorist Group. Does That Mean We Should Call Them Insurgents? Rebels?
Politics
Oct. 27 2014 1:17 AMThe Wrong Policy for the Wrong ReasonsNew York and New Jersey’s mandatory Ebola quarantine is about politics, not public health.
Politics
Oct. 24 2014 7:04 PMVote for Bruce Something-or-OtherMichelle Obama didn’t know the Democratic Senate candidate’s name. Will Iowans remember Bruce Braley on Election Day? 
The World
Oct. 24 2014 5:52 PMWhere Does ISIS Get Its Money? And How Much Does it Have Left?
Foreigners
Oct. 24 2014 2:46 PM“In the End, We Should Be Able to Defend Ourselves by Ourselves”An interview with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.
Politics
Oct. 30 2014 5:01 AMPeak NegativityWe are about to reach 1 million U.S. Senate race ads. Few had anything nice to say.
Politics
Oct. 29 2014 8:38 PMGoodbye West VirginiaRepublicans have been chipping away at this Democratic stronghold. On Election Night, its collapse may be complete.
The World
Oct. 29 2014 6:14 PMThe Slow-Motion Dismemberment of Ukraine Continues
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 29 2014 3:45 PMThe Great Writing Vs. Talking DebateIs it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Jurisprudence
Oct. 29 2014 11:49 AMSearch PartyA 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment.
Politics
Oct. 28 2014 10:12 PMFifty Protocols, Fifty States, One Gigantic MessChris Christie, Andrew Cuomo, and other American governors are the last people who should be making rules about Ebola.
The World
Oct. 28 2014 2:45 PMDo We Have to Sell Out Human Rights to Get a Nuclear Deal With Iran? 
The World
Oct. 28 2014 11:24 AMFinally, Some Good News About Ebola in West Africa: Infections May Be Dropping in Liberia
Politics
Oct. 27 2014 5:37 PMPlaying NiceGOP leaders say they want to govern constructively. It sounds good, but their voters aren’t going to let them.
The World
Oct. 27 2014 3:02 PMChina May Be Souring on the Death Penalty While the Rest of the World Embraces It
Over There
Oct. 27 2014 1:16 PMOn the Ground in Lebanon, 1983 Terry Anderson on the calm before he was kidnapped for more than six years.
Politics
Oct. 24 2014 8:39 PMBad HabitsWhy October’s campaign attacks explain next year’s political dysfunction.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 24 2014 6:20 PMThe Courts’ Baffling New MathBy what logic do hundreds of thousands of people simply stop counting?
Propublica
Oct. 24 2014 4:11 PM#MuckReads: Lead Poisoning, Toxic Weed Killer, and Other Things That Will Make You Sick
Roads & Kingdoms
Oct. 24 2014 12:20 PMAn American Drug Dealer in BeijingInside the Chinese capital’s expat underground.

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