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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

There’s no sign that the health insurance website has been compromised by the Heartbleed virus.

April 18, 2014 9:13 pmLoading…
US urges users of HealthCare.gov to change passwords as precaution

US urges users of HealthCare.gov to change passwords as precaution

WASHINGTON — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Obama’s signature health-care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government’s vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed computer virus.

April 18, 2014 9:13 pmLoading…
From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

WASHINGTON — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

April 18, 2014 4:09 pmLoading…
From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Bill Clinton

April 18, 2014 3:39 pmLoading…

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman’s constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keep…

April 17, 2014 5:25 pmLoading…
Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

President Barack Obama speaks about health care, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. The president said eight million have signed up for health insurance under Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

April 17, 2014 1:18 pmLoading…
Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

WASHINGTON — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

April 17, 2014 1:18 pmLoading…
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov before a bilateral meeting to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine as diplomats from the U.S., Ukraine, Russia and the European Union gather for discussions in Geneva Thursday, April 17, 20…

April 17, 2014 11:13 amLoading…
Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

GENEVA — Top diplomats from the United States, the European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.

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Eugene Robinson: Let's just admit that Obamacare is working

It’s all over but the shouting: Obamacare is working.

April 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ending tax breaks for super-rich can make tax day fun for rest of us

Tax day is always a busy day for the tax hysteric crowd: the folks who think it is outrageous that we tax people to pay for things like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and infrastructure.

April 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

George Will: How GOP may win Senate seat from Michigan, of all places

DETROIT — Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan Secretary of State Te…

April 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Esther Cepeda: Obama strings Hispanics along on immigration

Last week’s award for truer words were never spoken goes to David Martin, who served as deputy general counsel at the Department of Homeland Security in the first two years of the Obama administration.

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Colbert loves science

David Letterman announced last week that he will soon be retiring from "The Late Show" after hosting for more than 30 years, and CBS has confirmed that Stephen Colbert will replace him. While switching from "The Colbert Report" to "The Late Show" will be a huge career advancement for the com…

April 11, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

An off-base idea

The following editorial appeared Tuesday in the Washington Post:

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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