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Apr 23, 2019

You're About to Get Fewer Robocalls. But Maybe Not for Long.
Telecommunications companies are adopting new technology to kill phone spam — but the spammers may stay a step ahead.

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Apr 23, 2019

Editorial Observer: Meet the Press? Don't Bother
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, nominally the White House press secretary, has abandoned the custom of briefing the news media.

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Apr 23, 2019

Do Australians Have a Case of ‘Jacinda Envy'?
Two similar countries, two very different attitudes toward women in leadership.

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Apr 23, 2019

The Best Way to Rejuvenate Rural America? Invest in Cities
There is already clear evidence that the economic prosperity of urban areas benefits small towns.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump Is Wasting Our Immigration Crisis
The system needs to be fixed, but "the wall" is only part of the solution.

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Apr 23, 2019

I Used to Work for Google. I Am a Conscientious Objector.
American companies continue to build surveillance tools that are used to violate human rights. Workers who refuse to comply deserve protections.

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Apr 23, 2019

When License-Plate Surveillance Goes Horribly Wrong
The pitfalls of automated policing, where one piece of bad information can lead to a guns-drawn confrontation.

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Apr 23, 2019

letters: In the Aftermath of the Mueller Report
Readers criticize Robert Mueller's tactics and discuss impeachment, President Trump's memory and echoes of Watergate.

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Apr 23, 2019

letter: Sarah Huckabee Sanders's Lies About Lying
A reader points out that what the press secretary called a "slip of the tongue" was read from a prepared statement.

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Apr 23, 2019

letter: Air Pollution Standards
A former E.P.A. scientist writes about efforts to undermine science showing the grave dangers of air pollution.

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Apr 23, 2019

letter: The Joy of Tidying Up
A reader tells how she failed to persuade her husband of the virtues.

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Apr 23, 2019

Fixes: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
The United States tolerates a widening chasm between the very rich few and the many with low incomes. Even more shameful, the burden of poverty falls heaviest on African-Americans and other people of color.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 23, 2019

Tech Needs More Conscientious Objectors
American companies continue to build surveillance tools that are used to violate human rights. Workers who refuse to comply deserve protections.

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Apr 23, 2019

Sri Lanka and the Venomous Spread of Terror
Modern social media added fuel to the sectarian fires still smoldering after the country's civil strife.

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Apr 23, 2019

My Fellow Hasidic Jews Are Making a Terrible Mistake About Vaccinations
We should stop dismissing scientific evidence and endangering the lives of our children.

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Apr 23, 2019

Taxpayers Shouldn't Have to Pay for New Roads
A tiny slice of equity from public companies could fund America's desperate need for better infrastructure.

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Apr 23, 2019

The Impeachment Quandary
The president is unfit for office. But how to persuade Americans of that?

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Apr 23, 2019

The Surprising Place Mueller Found Resistance to Trump
The strongest pushback against the president came from his own branch of government.

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Apr 23, 2019

The Conversation: The President in Plain Sight Is Bad Enough
Now what should the Democrats do about it?

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Apr 23, 2019

Are Christians Privileged or Persecuted?
How Western liberalism's peculiar relationship to its Christian heritage leaves non-Western Christians exposed.

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Apr 23, 2019

How to Raise a Trillion Dollars
A tiny slice of equity from public companies could fund America's desperate need for better infrastructure.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

What the Census Case Will Say About the Supreme Court
Can the Trump administration add a citizenship question? The answer will be a test of the court's politicization.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

Will the Supreme Court Protect Gay and Transgender Workers?
The justices have agreed to decide if federal employment law covers discrimination against L.G.B.T. members of the work force.

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Apr 22, 2019

There Should Be More Rituals!
The small acts that keep a society together.

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Apr 22, 2019

Sri Lanka's Unending Civil War
Modern social media added fuel to the sectarian fires still smoldering after the country's civil strife.

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Apr 22, 2019

The Great Republican Abdication
A party that no longer believes in American values.

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Apr 22, 2019

There's a Bigger Prize Than Impeachment
Keeping Trump in office will destroy the Republican Party.

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Apr 22, 2019

What Jordan Peterson Did for Me
He's the reason I'm at Cambridge, which is why the university's decision to revoke his invitation to do research there is so disconcerting.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

letters: A Democratic Split Over Impeaching Trump
Readers too are divided over how to proceed in the aftermath of the Mueller report.

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Apr 22, 2019

letter: College Admission Tests and Disability
A mother writes that accommodation levels the playing field.

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Apr 22, 2019

letter: A Lesson From LeBron James
A psychologist writes that human relationships are at the heart of helping children learn and grow.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

The Remarkable Comeback of Rahul Gandhi
The opposition leader is challenging Narendra Modi by offering social peace as a public good.

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Apr 22, 2019

Who's Running New York City? Good Question
Key city roles sit vacant as Mayor de Blasio hits the campaign trail.

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Apr 22, 2019

The Lure of Impeachment
We need congressional action to cure our body politic as much as we need it for our moral health.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

news analysis: The Border Realities Beneath the Fury
The Trump administration's hard-line immigration policies, and rhetoric, are straining the daily cross-border existence of those in Cali-Baja.

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Apr 22, 2019

‘All We Love and All We Are'
One paragraph to read today — Earth Day.

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Apr 22, 2019

Sri Lanka Shut Down Social Media. My First Thought Was ‘Good.'
As a tech journalist, I'm ashamed to admit it. But this is how bad the situation has gotten.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

news analysis: The Tricky Realities of Trump and the Border
The Trump administration's hard-line immigration policies, and rhetoric, are straining the daily cross-border existence of those in Cali-Baja.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

Make America Graze Again
Nashville's Zach Richardson uses sustainable practices — and a flock of sheep — to clear overgrown landscapes.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

The Emergence of India's Rahul Gandhi
The opposition leader is challenging Narendra Modi by offering social peace as a public good, a return to constitutionalism and a strong social democratic policy focus.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 22, 2019

A C.E.O.'s Plea: Don't Mess With the Census
American businesses rely on data from the census. Please don't ruin it by adding a citizenship question.

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Apr 22, 2019

Care About Gaza? Blame Hamas
The world wants to help. The terrorists won't allow it.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 21, 2019

The Tragic Familiarity of the Sri Lanka Bombings
A country once split by ethnic hatreds is now a target for Islamic terrorism.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 21, 2019

Who's Running New York City? Good Question.
Key city roles sit vacant as Mayor de Blasio hits the campaign trail.

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Apr 21, 2019

Buddying Up With Russia
North Korea gets friendlier with the Kremlin.

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Apr 21, 2019

Editorial Observer: New to Congress, Wise to the World
Backgrounds in national security have shaped the worldview of several new Democratic House members.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 21, 2019

Impeach Donald Trump?
Obstruction of justice is a crime. The decision is clear.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 21, 2019

Life on Mars Should Not Look This Appealing
Before we set our sights on other planets, let's take better care of Earth.

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Apr 21, 2019

Climate's Troubling Unknown Unknowns
We can't adapt to perils we can't foresee. So we need to cut greenhouse gas emissions now.

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Apr 21, 2019

The Richest Man in China Is Wrong. 12-Hour Days Are No ‘Blessing.'
Working nonstop hurts employees as well as the managers who praise the culture of overwork.

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Apr 21, 2019

Think You're Discreet Online? Think Again
Thanks to "data inference" technology, companies know more about you than you disclose.

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Apr 21, 2019

letters: The Loss of Privacy, and What to Do About It
Readers respond to a Times Opinion initiative, The Privacy Project.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 21, 2019

letter: Keep Our Taxes Private
Privacy concerns outweigh "a little sunshine."

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Apr 21, 2019

letter: Proud of Our Countries
A reader cherishes freedom of speech in the United States and Israel, a rarity in many places.

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Apr 21, 2019

letter: Why I Knit
A reader shares the satisfaction of the craft and of making gifts for grandchildren.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 20, 2019

When Did Moral Clarity Become Radical?
The Green New Deal has been called a political "loser." But back in 1988, both parties saw climate legislation as sensible.

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Apr 20, 2019

Finding the Beauty in Cultural Appropriation
What traveling the world taught me about the universality of playing dress-up in other peoples' styles.

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Apr 20, 2019

The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the '80s Was a Republican
The Green New Deal isn't new. Back in 1988, both parties saw climate legislation as sensible.

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Apr 20, 2019

Loose Ends: Literary Agents Seeking Fresh Voices
The newest best seller is waiting to be discovered.

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Apr 20, 2019

Reverend, You Say the Virgin Birth Is ‘a Bizarre Claim'?
The president of Union Theological Seminary also discusses crucifixion, hell and a new reformation.

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Apr 20, 2019

Op-Ed Columnist: The Ego Maniac in the Oval Is ‘Exonerated'
A vengeful President Trump and his writhing nest of liars slither past the Mueller report — for the moment.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 20, 2019

The Mueller Exposé
It mostly tells us more about what we already know to be true.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 20, 2019

Will the Census Count All of America?
If the Supreme Court allows a citizenship question in the 2020 count, it could profoundly affect the nation's representative democracy.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 20, 2019

The Fight for the Future of Jack the Ripper
Rethinking the world's most famous serial killer — and his victims — in the#MeToo era.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 20, 2019

The Earth Is Just as Alive as You Are
Scientists once ridiculed the idea of a living planet. Not anymore.

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Apr 20, 2019

Can Black Evangelicals Save the Whole Movement?
African-American spiritual leaders are talking about racism — and some white churchgoers are listening.

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Apr 20, 2019

Why Did Nonbelievers Grieve for Notre-Dame?
Religion goes on, whether or not people honor its traditions.

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Apr 20, 2019

Why Don't Women Get Comebacks Like Tiger Woods?
His story is a reminder of whose transgressions can be set apart from their redemption stories.

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Apr 20, 2019

letters: Eloquent Voices: Teens React to The Times
High schoolers offer their views on violence in El Salvador, suicide, transgender people, leggings, Asian stereotypes and more.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 20, 2019

America's Original Socialist
A century ago, Eugene V. Debs went to prison for his beliefs.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

The Mueller Report and the Danger Facing American Democracy
A perceived victory for Russian interference poses a serious risk for the United States.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

The Great Russian Heist of 2016
The Mueller report is a good reminder of how important it is to prevent foreign interference in American elections.

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Apr 19, 2019

Conservatives Should Thank Mueller
A scrupulous report saved an unscrupulous president.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

Robert Mueller in the Age of the Unicorn
The Mueller report won't move the political needle. Trump supporters always knew he was a scam artist.

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Apr 19, 2019

How Don McGahn Handled a Dishonest President
We should be grateful for his resistance to wrongdoing while working for the Trump White House.

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Apr 19, 2019

In a Functional Country, We Would Be on the Road to Impeachment
Mueller laid out the evidence for Congress to take action against President Trump. Will they?

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

Progressive Capitalism Is Not an Oxymoron
We can save our broken economic system from itself.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

letters: The Mueller Report Is Out. What Now?
Readers view the report as far from an exoneration of the president.

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Apr 19, 2019

letters: The Democrats' ‘Stop Sanders' Movement
Two readers disagree about supporting Bernie Sanders for president but agree that an anti-Sanders campaign is destructive.

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Apr 19, 2019

How Barr and Trump Use a Russian Disinformation Tactic
They were able to define "collusion" to benefit themselves. Don't let them twist meanings again with their "spying" investigation.

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Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Did His Job. Now It's the Democrats' Turn.
Don't collaborate in the lie that Trump hasn't earned impeachment.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

letters: A Former Prisoner, on Alternatives to Incarceration
I deserved a second chance.

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Apr 19, 2019

What It Means to Worship a Man Crucified as a Criminal
A God who allows suffering is a mystery, but so is a God who suffered.

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Apr 19, 2019

Don McGahn Served the White House, Not Trump
We should be grateful for his resistance to wrongdoing while working with a fundamentally dishonest president.

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Apr 19, 2019

Why Can't I Get the Wine I Want for Passover?
I'll have to make it myself.

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Apr 19, 2019

letter: Renewable Energy Is Better
The American Council on Renewable Energy says it has proved more advantageous than nuclear in terms of cost and safety.

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Apr 19, 2019

letter: The Nazis and the Disabled
A reader writes about the disabled people who were killed by the Nazis in Aktion T4, "the so-called euthanasia program that was a testing ground for the Holocaust."

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Apr 19, 2019

Surveying the Damage to Notre-Dame, and to Ourselves
Readers reached out to express their sense of loss.

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Apr 19, 2019

The Data All Guilt-Ridden Parents Need
What science tells us about breast-feeding, sleep training and all the agonizing decisions of parenthood.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

A Nixonian Attorney General
William Barr vs. the Justice Department as we knew it.

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Apr 19, 2019

What France Has Money For
A burned cathedral, but not an angry, dissatisfied people.

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Apr 19, 2019

The Fifth Question This Passover: Where Is the Natural Wine?
My quest for a kosher bottle with only one ingredient: grapes.

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Apr 19, 2019

The Data ‘Bad Moms' Need
What science tells us about breast-feeding, sleep training and all the agonizing decisions of parenthood.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 19, 2019

The Miracle of Notre-Dame
Now, all of a sudden, France has money to spend.

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Apr 19, 2019

Why Jesus on the Cross Is No Mere Symbol
A God who allows suffering is a mystery, but so is a God who suffered.

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Apr 19, 2019

Mueller Hints at a National-Security Nightmare
The missing piece of the report is a counterintelligence investigation that should set off alarm bells about our democracy and security.

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Apr 18, 2019

Barr Is Right About Everything. Admit You Were Wrong.
After Trump's vindication, the liberal media and its allies in government should face a reckoning. I'm not holding my breath.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 18, 2019

Mr. Mueller's Indictment
The special counsel's report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress.

NYT > Opinion
Apr 18, 2019

It's Not the Collusion, It's the Corruption
What the Mueller report says about our world.

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Apr 18, 2019

Bernie Sanders and the Myth of the 1 Percent
The very rich are richer than people imagine.

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