October 1, 2014 -- Updated 1533 GMT (2333 HKT)
James Moore says everybody's moving to Texas. But they might not bargain for the drought and 10-lane traffic jams
Paul Waldman says the Secret Service should examine its procedures to make sure there are no threats to the White House--but without losing the openness so valuable to democracy
Julian Zelizer says Jimmy Carter's message about the need to restore trust in public officials is a vital one, decades after the now 90-year-old former president first voiced it
John Sutter says one of the more depressing reports in the history of the natural world says that half the animals of planet Earth have disappeared since 1970, and much of it is the fault of humans.
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