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Tax Reform Principles
July 27, 2017
How to measure the progress of a pro-growth reform.

Opinion Journal: Why a ‘Skinny Repeal’ Won’t Work
July 27, 2017

Business World Columnist Holman Jenkins Jr. on the Senate GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

World Opinion
New Zealand: Legendary Black Swan was no Myth, Ancient DNA Analysis Reveals
July 28, 2017
Poūwa was heavier and larger, a bit like an All Blacks rugby player, and it was well on the way to becoming flightless when it became extinct.
From the Silent Protest Parade to Black Lives Matter: 100 years on, the First Mass African-American Demo Remains Shamefully Relevant
July 28, 2017
The "Silent Protest Parade," as it came to be known, was the first mass African-American demonstration of its kind.
The Qatar Dispute Is Hindering Our Ability to Fight ISIS
July 28, 2017
Starting with the contradictory signals coming out of the White House and State.
India’s Modi On Course for Reelection After Bihar BJP Coup
July 27, 2017
The move demolishes the dreams of Congress to mount an effective opposition against the BJP for the 2019 election.
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INSIGHT • Editorials
Macron's Faux Pas
July 28, 2017
The new French president wasted no time in forgetting his promises.
Trump's Twitter Habit Destabilizes the World
July 27, 2017
For humanity's sake, delete your account.
Editorial View
World Editorial
A First Step, Finally, to Fix Subways
July 28, 2017
A proposal from the M.T.A. chairman calls for overdue maintenance, and still leaves a debate over how to pay for it all.
Congress Defies Trump on Russia
July 28, 2017
Despite the president’s reluctance for more sanctions, a bipartisan effort approves them, and limits his ability to end them.
Call It ‘Sneaky Repeal,’ Not ‘Skinny Repeal’
July 28, 2017
Ending the individual mandate would raise premiums and eliminate insurance for 16 million people.
The Sanctimony and Sin of G.O.P. ‘Moderates’
July 28, 2017
Whatever they say, they keep on enabling their party’s extremists.
Self-Driving People, Enabled by Airbnb
July 26, 2017
The company known for room rentals now offers guided “experiences.”
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INSIGHT • Comments
Dave Ramsden’s low-profile BoE promotion
July 28, 2017
New deputy governor tagged to the tail of press release
World Comment
Romans are about to go eight hours a day without water
July 28, 2017
Romans are about to go eight hours a day without water

MILAN — Two thousand years ago, Rome could pride itself on having the world’s most advanced aqueducts, exporting the technology throughout Europe and the Middle East. Today, the city is literally running out of water — thanks in part to its crumbling infrastructure. One-third of the city’s residents are set to have their water supply cut […]
Trump nominates a gay rights opponent to serve as ambassador to the Netherlands
July 28, 2017
Trump nominates a gay rights opponent to serve as ambassador to the Netherlands

Take a quick peek at President Trump's ambassador appointments. Most are pretty ordinary by American standards, a mix of big-time Republican donors (many with at least a little foreign policy experience) and GOP politicians like former senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (Tex.) and Jon Huntsman Jr., an experienced ambassador and former Utah governor. There's one name that is causing […]
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Russia Orders a Reduction in U.S. Diplomats in Response to Fresh Sanctions
July 28, 2017
After the U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions
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You smell with your body, not just your nose | Jennifer Pluznick
July 27, 2017
Do your kidneys have a sense of smell? Turns out, the same tiny scent detectors found in your nose are also found in some pretty unexpected places -- like your muscles, kidneys and even your lungs. In this quick talk (filled with weird facts), physiologist Jennifer Pluznick explains why they're there and what they do.

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