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Yemen’s humanitarian crisis worsens each day. Here’s how to stop it (opinion)

The Trump administration recently called for a ceasefire and announced its decision to stop refueling Saudi aircraft involved in the conflict, but if President Donald Trump and his foreign policy team really want to end the war, they need to ...

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What Stacey Abrams should say about Brian Kemp’s victory (opinion)

Yet instead of simply conceding, Abrams has cast a cloud of illegitimacy over Kemp’s victory, refusing to answer CNN’s Jake Tapper as to whether Kemp legitimately won the election. Instead, she simply said that he would be the “legal Governor ...

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On Khashoggi, the Trump approach appears to be ignorance is bliss (opinion)

Your response to the news that the CIA concluded that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination makes it appear that you think your ignorance is bliss. And your statement on Sunday that you don’t want to ...

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Michelle Obama reveals key difference between her husband and Trump (opinion)

The former First Lady, while speaking at an event to promote her new book, “Becoming,” explained the genesis behind the line she famously delivered at the 2016 Democratic National Convention: “When they go low, we go high.” As Mrs. Obama ...

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Trump has consummated the marriage between Fox News and GOP (opinion)

Fox News, which Trump and his surrogates appear on regularly, has been largely supportive of the President’s agenda. This is not a surprise since what we consider to be Trumpian politics is in the DNA of the network. A new ...

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In America, a week of fighting fires — and demons (opinion)

But what happens when the image of hate is something else? It may not look so different from what we see in a World War II documentary or an educational curriculum about the Holocaust, wrote Jill Filipovic, but there it ...

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‘Who are those guys?’ The artistry of William Goldman (Opinion)

Screenwriters know this, and, as with anybody compelled to hold up their end of a conversation, they seek ways to attract attention. Their names alone aren’t going to do it, so they find attention and, at times, immortality through a ...

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President Trump is wrong about wildfire prevention (Opinion)

As people struggled to evacuate, President Donald Trump in a tweet blamed the fires on poor forest management and repeated the claims before his visit to California. While Trump did not explicitly call for an expansion of logging in his ...

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Sheer luck has helped us avoid nuclear war so far (Opinion)

The Great War, also known as “the war to end all wars,” engulfed an unwitting world because the leaders of the great powers did not understand the enormity of suffering they were about to unleash when they stumbled needlessly into ...

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Judge’s ruling in CNN case a victory for free press (Opinion)

If it wasn’t clear to the White House before, it should be now: the administration picked an absurd fight spurred by a presidential temper tantrum, dug into an untenable position, and is now very far out on a very thin ...

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