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Dan Eggen

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Reporter for the Washington Post

Dan Eggen on KCRW

Benjamin Franklin founded the US Postal Service, and it delivered seven days a week until 1912, when Christian groups forced it to close on Sundays.

Postal Delivery May Be Cut to Five Days

Benjamin Franklin founded the US Postal Service, and it delivered seven days a week until 1912, when Christian groups forced it to close on Sundays.

from To the Point

Waterboarding is an interrogation technique that simulates drowning by causing a suspect's lungs to fill up with water. Is it torture? Is it illegal?

Mukasey Confirmation in Trouble

Waterboarding is an interrogation technique that simulates drowning by causing a suspect's lungs to fill up with water. Is it torture? Is it illegal?

from To the Point

Yesterday, former Federal Judge  Michael Mukasey promised  to resist White House political meddling, to restore the integrity of the Justice Department and to balance the requirements…

Judge Michael Mukasey and the Department of Justice

Yesterday, former Federal Judge Michael Mukasey promised to resist White House political meddling, to restore the integrity of the Justice Department and to balance the requirements…

from To the Point

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Liberal Jews are outraged. Even AIPAC has broken precedent, criticizing Netanyahu’s political allies in his effort to maintain power.

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Amazon’s CEO accused American Media Incorporated of trying to extort him by threatening to publish embarrassing photos.

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Women developed the coffee filter, the donut, mass-produced champagne, and modern Mexican food. A new book looks at these historic accomplishments.

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In his letter to Congress, U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr wrote that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report showed no Russian collusion during the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Nearly 200 Catholic bishops and high-ranking clergy are in Vatican City for a meeting on child sex abuse within the church -- and efforts that individual diocese around the world made…

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President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

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When it comes to matters of race, the entertainment industry fails its increasingly diverse audience, time and again.

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President Trump said there is “warmth” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even though their summit was cut short with no deal.

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