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One justice’s vote has made the difference on many of our nation’s most contested issues.
  • 1 day ago
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The decision that may well determine America’s fate is not somewhere down the road in a land of hypotheticals. It is before Romney, right now.
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The conversations raised by today’s sports stars are rooted in a history of dedicated, but much more isolated, activism.
  • 1 day ago
Don’t let democracy burn to the ground.
The political tide has told one story relentlessly for the entire year.
Plus: Which party gets the biggest election boost?
  • 2 days ago
The problem in the Breonna Taylor case isn’t the lack of charges. It’s the lack of strict rules for search warrants.
Individual liberties must be protected from legislative majoritarianism.
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It’s not enough to have conversations with folks who don’t vote; we have to give them a reason to go to the polls.
  • 2 days ago
African Americans apparently have no rights that police officers are bound to respect.
  • 2 days ago
The criminal justice system failed Black people yet again.
  • 2 days ago
It isn’t too early to start cataloguing lessons learned and to patch vulnerabilities.
  • 2 days ago
Pretty much anything.
  • 3 days ago
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An award is wrongly revoked, followed by lies to the public.
In police work, frustration does not confer a license to kill.
The president escalates tensions about the election when his job is to soothe them.
The $5.6 billion partnership is the governor’s to fix.
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But victory in a family planning case may be short-lived.
  • Sep 18
The pandemic took our approach to collaboration from nice to necessary.
  • Sep 18
Whatever its name, it holds a special place in the hearts of its graduates.
  • Sep 18
Cars will return to our roads. We have to be ready — or the nightmare will worsen.
  • Sep 18
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Bob Costas, Kenny Stills: The NFL's patriotism was cynical. The national anthem protests were not.
Bob Costas, Kenny Stills: The NFL's patriotism was cynical. The national anthem protests were not.
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Opinion | Covid-19 exposed how essential health workers are. Elder care is just as important.
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Opinion | Adult children are caring for an aging America. Value them like the workforce they are.
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