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Mitt Romney: We must prepare for Putin's worst weapons

We can't back off from principle based on the threat, but we must know how we might respond.
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Your 401(k) and the bitcoin boogie

Fidelity's interest in crypto ups the seriousness of the game.
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Patti Davis: How my father, Ronald Reagan, grappled with abortion

Even as his beliefs shaped global policy, he was never entirely at peace with the issue.
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Equal pay in soccer

U.S. will finally offer the same pay for men's, women's national teams.

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