House Approves $61 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

A win for the good guys and a loss for Trump and Putin.

Colonel Ralph Puckett, 1926-2024

A legendary soldier is gone at 97.

Trump and Biden Skipped Opening Day Pitches

A century-old tradition has gone by the wayside.

Louis Gossett Jr., 1936-2024

A legendary actor is gone at 87.

Daniel Kahneman, 1934-2024

The psychologist who won a Nobel in economics is gone at 90.

Trump’s Massive Truth Social Windfall

He’s suddenly a billionaire after all.

Islamic State Attacks Moscow Concert Venue

Putin ignored warnings from US intelligence.

Trump’s Routine Outrages

When being despicable is normal, is it still news?

Super Tuesday Exit Polls

A breakdown of some Republican primaries.

Treating COVID Like the Flu

New CDC guidelines acknowledge the political realities.

Bob Edwards, 1947-2024

The longtime NPR host is gone at 76.

The Raft of the Medusa

The Washington Post proves that, no matter how hard you try, you can’t cover some stories neutrally.

Trump and the Silent Majority

Republicans want him but do they really, really want him?

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When Comedy is Not Funny

Great comics combine social commentary with humor. Increasingly, they’ve skipping the latter.

Israel-Hamas War’s Massive Destruction

The 21st century’s most brutal conflict and the laws of war.

Comparing Trump to Hitler

The coiner of Godwin’s law gives his blessing.

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Voter Fraud Again Proves to be Rare

Even when it is focused on.

Privacy, Politics, and Porn

The theory of the Internet clashes with its reality.

Norman Lear, 1922-2023

A television icon is gone at 101.

Sandra Day O’Connor, 1930-2023

The first woman to serve on the Supreme Court is gone at 93.

Henry Kissinger, 1923-2023

The most important and controversial American diplomat of the postwar era is gone at 100.

Iranian Proxy War Escalating

Tehran-backed forces are routinely shooting at American forces.

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Objective Journalism in an Objectively Uneven Contest

What if one of the candidates is Hitler?

Heads of UN Agencies Call for Israeli Ceasefire

The laws of armed conflict aren’t designed for this war.

Home Schooling Exploding if You Were Taught Math at Home

The innumeracy hurts.

Israel, Hamas, and the Laws of War

It’s . . . complicated.

Dianne Feinstein, 1933-2023

A trailblazer is gone at 90.

Should The Press Pick a Side?

The mainstream media isn’t and shouldn’t become a counterpart to the right-wing infotainment complex.

Chinese ‘Exploitation Campaign’

Our pacing threat is hiring military veterans with special skills.

Bill Richardson, 1947-2023

The longtime politician and statesman is gone at 75.

Jimmy Buffett, 1946-2023

The Gulf and Western singer, songwriter, and mogul has died at 76.

Schools, Diversity Initiatives, and Parental Rights

There’s an inherent tension in public education.

John Warnock, 1940-2023

The Adobe cofounder who revolutionized printing is gone at 82.

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Ukraine May Fall Short

Yet more leaked intelligence gives a gloomy forecast.

Robbie Robertson, 1943-2023

The leader of The Band is gone at 80.

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Biden Wants Federal Workers Back at the Office

A pandemic-inspired perk seems to be going away.

Could Trump Really Be President Again?

It’s not nearly as far-fetched as most of us would like to believe.

Sinead O’Connor, 1966-2023

The Irish singer-activist is gone at 56.

Compelled Speech and Public Accommodation

The Supreme Court sided with an anti-gay website designer.

Americans Think Neither Biden Nor Trump Mentally Sound to be President

Shockingly, the current President’s numbers are worse than his predecessor’s.

19th Century Transportation in a 21st Century World

Train I ride, sixteen coaches long.

Is Twitter DeSantis’ Problem?

A columnist argues his failed launch was emblematic of a larger problem.

Journalistic Ethics and Mangled Quotes

Striking the balance between cruel and misleading.

Zelensky Privately Wants to Attack Russia Targets

Leaked intelligence intercepts take us inside the Ukrainian war room.

The Ever-Shifting Media Landscape

BuzzFeed, Disney, and others are making big cuts.

Unrepresentative Democracy and Child Labor

We’re getting weird policies almost nobody is asking for.

Fox News Settles Suit, Will Carry on As Before

A $787.5 million flesh wound.

Biggest Leaker in Decade Should Never Have Had Access to Secrets

The United States has not learned from Snowden and Manning.