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RedBlueAmerica: Columnists say goodbye after 9 years

After nine years and hundreds of debates, the RedBlueAmerica column is coming to an end. Ben Boychuk and Joel Mathis began this column while Barack Obama was battling Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in late 2007; they end it as Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House — and American politics appear to be massively upended.

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Christine M. Flowers: Truth the antidote for poison of Holocaust denial

Last week, I wrote a column about paying attention. I asked us to pay attention to the tragedy occurring in Aleppo because we had a moral obligation to focus on something beyond our narrow domestic interests. I might have come off sounding preachy and pretentious because a lot of people emailed to say that dead Syrian children “weren’t our problem” and accused me of being a clueless liberal.

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Nicholas Kristof: Pastor, am I a Christian?

What does it mean to be a Christian in the 21st century? Can one be a Christian and yet doubt the virgin birth or the Resurrection? I put these questions to the Rev. Timothy Keller, an evangelical Christian pastor and best-selling author who is among the most prominent evangelical thinkers today. Our conversation has been edited for space and clarity.

Videos

Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car

Video footage from a D.C. police officer's body camera records the rescue of a man from a burning car. Officers worked as a team and entered the smoke-filled car to pull the injured driver to safety.
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Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car 1:54

Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car

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Bao Bao flies to new home in China

Harrison Ford mistakenly flies plane over airliner at California airport 1:08

Harrison Ford mistakenly flies plane over airliner at California airport

Elderly Richland man found after being stuck in mud overnight 0:38

Elderly Richland man found after being stuck in mud overnight