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Congress, get it right for dying Americans

By Kim Callinan
Before voting for an amendment that would invalidate D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act , Congress should remember that medical aid in dying is optional, writes Kim Callinan
White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci speaks on a morning television show, from the north lawn of the White House on July 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Why I have high hopes for the Mooch

By SE Cupp
SE Cupp writes that amid the White House turmoil, the one glimmer of hope may be the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the new director of communications.
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This street sign, warning of "easily startled" Twin Cities police, was put up on a corner in St. Paul, Minnesota. Another was put up in Minneapolis.

The conversation we need on police shootings

By James Gagliano
America is full of historical tensions between African-Americans and law enforcement, but we shouldn't succumb to biases by dismissing large pieces of the causality in our current racial divide, writes James Gagliano.
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US President Donald Trump speaks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R) during the 36th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, May 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

If Trump offers you a job, don't take it

By Michael D'Antonio
Flynn, Sessions, and Spicer needed Trump to get to the top. But when they didn't satisfy Trump's high-pressure demands, he exploited their weaknesses, writes Michael D'Antonio.

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    QAQORTOQ, GREENLAND - JULY 30: Calved icebergs from the nearby Twin Glaciers are seen floating on the water on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Boats are a crucial mode of transportation in the country that has few roads. As cities like Miami, New York and other vulnerable spots around the world strategize about how to respond to climate change, many Greenlanders simply do what theyve always done: adapt. 'Were used to change, said Greenlander Pilu Neilsen. 'We learn to adapt to whatever comes. If all the glaciers melt, well just get more land. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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