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The last of the Mercury Seven astronauts was a strong, quiet hero who gloried in every moment he gave to the U.S. space program.

  • Homer Hickam
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I’m trying to be an optimist after this week’s mistrial in Walter Scott’s shooting death, but it’s not easy.

The president-elect should focus less on Twitter and more on the lawmakers who can actually get something done.

It won’t help the world if Donald Trump continues with his wildly inconsistent comments and choices.

The West needs to do a better job of helping foreigners assimilate.

President Obama reinforces his preference for covert military-driven attacks, once handled mainly by the CIA.

Campus uproars over books and paintings point to contradictions.

She asked a bad question, but she gave a reasonable answer.

Trump must show he understands the concerns and fears of all Americans.

  • Jennifer Palmieri
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The election results should ignite electoral college reform, but because they benefit the GOP, nothing is likely to change.

Republicans succumb to the fatal conceit that politicians know better than markets.

Her refugee reversal is a response to plunging poll numbers and widespread pushback.

She seems to lack self-awareness about the choice she made to help elect Donald Trump.

A trend called “anti-normalization” ends up normalizing censorship.

  • Cary Nelson, David Greenberg
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Trump’s strong-arming of American companies runs counter to the Republican creed.

A U.N. team relays the spread of ethnic cleansing in the world’s youngest nation.

A new hire shows games played and championships won top the school’s list of priorities.

Protesters rally in reaction to Donald Trump's campaign trail remarks on abortion in New York in March. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Protesters rally in reaction to Donald Trump's campaign trail remarks on abortion in New York in March. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The Supreme Court most likely won't overturn Roe v. Wade, but the new law is a bad omen for abortion rights.

Trump swore he'd save our jobs. He didn't.

  • Chuck Jones
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Twitter rants and sweetheart deals with specific plants aren't enough to rescue working America.

  • Moshe Marvit
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Americans are more paranoid and easily misled than ever. And that's dangerous.

  • Roger Lancaster
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The whole system is set up so the president — and only the president — can decide when to launch.
  • Dec 1

‘If they think that Latin America is just a bunch of guys who climb walls to get illegal work, then it is not going to go well.’

  • Lally Weymouth
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A syllabus of the best books, films and music.

  • Michael Bustamante
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The labor pool isn't growing fast enough to support the world's economies.

Relax: Trump is no Caesar. Yet.

  • Nathan Pilkington
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Years of drilling scales and etudes turned me into someone else.

  • Arianna Warsaw-Fan Rauch
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In Maryland’s most expensive county, a $15 minimum isn’t too much.

  • Charley Carter
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Running away from Trump helped the first-term congresswoman win reelection.

  • Stephen J. Farnsworth, Stephen Hanna
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  • 6 days ago
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LED lights flood my street — and soon will flood yours.

  • Delores Bushong
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By moving forward with reforms, it has a real opportunity for transparency and change.

  • Pete Earley, John Lovaas
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Hate crimes on campus have made me afraid, and the university isn’t helping

  • Ian Ware
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  • Nov 25
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