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COMMENTARY: The freedom and courage to tell our rape stories

BY SARAH SUPERMy name is Sarah Super, and I’m a rape survivor. I want to give a trigger warning that I’m about to share...

COMMENTARY: California sanctuary law is phony, but the pain it causes is real

BY RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.When we argue about California’s so-called “sanctuary state” law, we might as well be arguing about unicorns.Just as there is no...

COMMENTARY: Good news with a warning

BY M. RAY PERRYMANEvery year, CNBC ranks U.S. states on their business competitiveness. For the first time since 2012, Texas topped the list for...

EDITORIAL: Public awareness needed to fight human trafficking

Monday is the World Day Against the Trafficking of Persons. Various United Nations offices designate July 30 as a day to increase awareness and...

COMMENTARY: Congress, not the president, has power over tariffs

BY CHARLES C.W. COOKEIntoxicated by talk of “co-equal branches,” and blinded by our monomaniacal focus on the White House, many Americans could be forgiven...

COMMENTARY: Veterans Affairs to the forefront

BY ROBERT GRABOYESJuly 23 marked a rare event in the politically and ideologically lacerated chambers of Congress. President Donald Trump’s nominee for veterans affairs...

COMMENTARY: We need to invest more in workers now that economy is booming

BY IVANKA TRUMPThanks to the Trump administration’s pro-growth policies, the U.S. economy is booming. Unprecedented deregulation and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which...

COMMENTARY: Watch what happens when you push away skilled immigrants

BY NOAH SMITHIn a recent Washington Post op-ed, Michael Anton, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, called for an end to birthright citizenship....

COMMENTARY: Democrats are entirely too focused on abortion

BY MICHAEL WEARJustice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement from the Supreme Court offers President Donald Trump and the conservative legal movement an opportunity to shift...

COMMENTARY: ‘Origin Story’ is a marvelous explanation of the whole

BY MICHAEL GERSONI would not normally recommend a book on the history of the universe as beach reading. But David Christian’s “Origin Story” is...