Jared Kushner never grew into his role as a White House staffer.

The brilliance of the American system of government makes it fragile.

  • Andrew F. Lang
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Accused rioters didn’t expect any consequences because they thought they were saving the nation.

Being on the right side of history is good, but moral capitalism can solve our underlying problems.

  • Betsy Wood
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As militias gather and march, they exercise a super-sized version of a right invented by gun advocates, not the Founders.

  • Saul Cornell
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It's the last week of the Toddler in Chief and it's time to start thinking about his caregivers.

The selection of African American Sen. Hiram Revels in 1870 offered great hope — but it was soon dashed.

  • William Sturkey
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Their support is necessary for Democrats to win — but it can create tensions, too.

  • Robert Greene II
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Between the pandemic and the attempted insurrection, let’s just skip all the pomp

  • Tim Krepp
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The differences between law enforcement’s responses in 2017 and 2021 are disturbing.

  • Aaron Miguel Cantú
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The Founders would've recoiled at such monarchical powers.

Republican policy ideas paved the way for private companies ditching Trump and his supporters.

  • Bruce Bartlett
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Dismissing those who are hesitant as ignorant or anti-science ignores the complex ways individuals and families make decisions.

  • Jennifer Reich
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  • Perspective

These are the first five challenges Schumer and McConnell will need to navigate.

  • Tom Daschle and Trent Lott
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  • Perspective

Theatrical brutality makes people believe they have power, even if they don’t.

  • Perspective

The ugliest views can’t be tolerated. Still, the rifts they cause can be healed.

  • Review

Annie Jacobsen tells the tale of a platoon, war crimes and biometric data.

  • Review

Dan Morain illuminates her path from East Bay courthouses to the White House.

  • Martha S. Jones
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  • Review

Nadia Owusu recounts her sense of dislocation and her search for a place to call home.

  • Gabrielle Bellot
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  • Review

Sanjay Gupta offers a program for staving off dementia — and tells readers to start early.

  • Katie Hafner
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