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Illustration on pay for student athletes by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

College should pay student athletes

The growing movement in state capitals to allow or require public universities to pay student athletes has created a unique opportunity.

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Why the U.S. needs Trump's 'dual track' diplomacy

Conflated in the ongoing uproar over President Trump's handing of the U.S. relationship with Ukraine is the fact that like many presidents who have come before he has utilized trusted individuals outside the normal State Department bureaucracy to accomplish his objectives.

Illustration on doing good by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

There's a solution to the cultural chaos: Doing good

In his book "The Great Evangelical Recession: 6 Factors That Will Crash the American Church and How to Prepare," John S. Dickerson argues that the church in America is dying. The evidence he presents to support this terminal diagnosis is multifaceted.

 'In a House of Lies' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'In a House of Lies'

In Ian Rankin's latest John Rebus crime novel, "In a House of Lies," we find the retired Scottish detective inspector suffering from COPD and living alone with his dog, Brillo.

Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) joins striking Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Local 73 members for a speech on the picket line outside Oscar DePriest Elementary School on the West Side, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP) **FILE**

Democrats' education plans should focus on students

- The Washington Times

The truth is that Ms. Warren would have gained a measure of respect had she said "I'm here to stand with children," because it's children who deserve her time and attention and it's children who will, at some point, have to pay the salaries and benefits of future teachers, presidents and members of Congress.

In this April 23, 2019, photo, Hillary Clinton speaks during the TIME 100 Summit, in New York. Mrs. Clinton is popping up in presidential politics again, and some Democrats are wary even as they praise her role as a senior party leader. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Hillary's tacit admission of guilt

The fact that Hillary Clinton plays fast and loose with the truth is not news to anyone. Countless times in her public life, as first lady, as a senator from New York, as secretary of State and as a failed presidential candidate, she has said things that are blatantly untrue. Never, however, does she acknowledge any of these errors or deceptions. Until now.

'The Boundless Sea' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Boundless Sea'

In the preface to his masterful account of human history as shaped by the oceans, Cambridge Professor David Abulafia reminds us that the seas around us "account for something like 70% of the world's surface, and most of this watery space consists of the vast open areas we call oceans.

Syria Exit Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Trump and the new reality in Syria

President Trump is taking fire from all sides on his decision to withdraw remaining U.S. forces from Syria, and there are claims that this is somehow an unconscionable abandonment of our Kurdish allies.

A ribbon depicting the transgender flag is displayed on a mannequin during a community game night on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Genderbands' office in Orem, Utah. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP) ** FILE **

James Younger, 7, the next victim of LGBTQ insanity

- The Washington Times

James Younger is a little 7-year-old boy whose mother, Anne Georgulas, believed he wanted to be a girl -- mostly because he liked the Disney princess movie, "Frozen." But James' father, Jeffrey Younger, thought otherwise. So off to court the divorced couple went. And unbelievably, jurors found in favor of the mom.