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Ross Douthat: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump: a strange pair

Say what you want about Donald Trump. You don’t have to agree with his pugnacious tone. You certainly don’t have to agree with his...

Frank Bruni: Tread lightly, Tucker, or even do it all over again

With each new morning dump from President Trump — one more tweet he’s kept at bay for 11 hours, one more pardon for former...

Joe Biden’s replacement as U.S. attorney general is no one’s idea of a mensch

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden would have been a hero. A Marine general gave the difference. “I am prepared to take the chief counsel position,...

The Trumps represent every avarice and sin that made this country a laughingstock

I am a great fan of the PBS series “History Detectives,” wherein these brilliant amateur sleuths go back to the library, dug up a...

The year in inequality: Both of these perspectives have been dominant

It’s hard to believe now, but the past year has been a great one for inequality. We’ve witnessed the success of two fundamental ideas:...

Obamacare Does More for More Americans Than Medicare for All would

PhotoThe crucial issue for the long-term success of health care reform is Medicare, which is much more popular than Obamacare. As Senator Bernie Sanders,...

Economist Paul Krugman: The Good News About Trump’s Halt to Monetary Growth Is Nothing to Cheer About

David Brooks in today’s New York Times argues that it is wrong to think of wage stagnation and part-time work as separate phenomena.“Unlike a...

A Texas Republican who’s not gay by choice can see why gay Republicans want out of the party

Ron DeSantis, 47, was born to gay parents. They came out as gay the week that he was born, via a letter to his...

Ron DeSantis is ready to repeal Obamacare — but isn’t

A few weeks ago, on April 12, Ron DeSantis appeared on cruise ship Freedom 1, a Disney Fantasy with about 3,500 passengers. Florida’s new...

Eric Trump’s victory at the Alfred E. Smith dinner

“After talking to Chinese President Xi Jinping and his predecessor, Hu Jintao, I do not want to exaggerate the differences, but I also don’t...
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Woman arrested in case of California fire that destroyed six homes

A woman is being held without bail on suspicion of starting a wildfire in Southern California this week, fire officials said.The more than 18,000-acre...
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Hong Kong passes ‘fake news’ law

Posted by Austin Ramzy on May 6, 2011 · Leave a CommentWhen Hong Kong introduced its “fake news” law last month, activists warned it...

As France’s Michelin Guide Stars NYC Restaurants for the First Time, Was New York’s Big Night Yours?

The beloved dining guide unveiled its first-ever stars for New York restaurants during the annual Michelin-sponsored awards gala, held at the Plaza Hotel. The...

Top Republicans, Looking for Growth, All Focus on Arnold Schwarzenegger

Photo: AP Arnold Schwarzenegger looks out over Sacramento after testifying in the state Legislature on a budget deal.By every measure, Arnold Schwarzenegger was probably...