What we’re reading: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
File Photo: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts as he walks back towards the dugout after he pinch hit and flied out in the top of the sixth...
File Photo: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts as he walks back towards the dugout after he pinch hit and flied out in the top of the sixth...
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In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ David Brooks breaks down the overall Alex Rodriguez performance, while Frank Bruni gives Olympians an idea to show their opposition to Russia’s new anti-gay laws.

The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson says some of the problems connected to the current embassy closings can be traced back to U.S. policy.

What we're reading: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Updated