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  • Indiana May Clarify Religious Objections Law

    28 Mar 2015 | 7:50 pm
    Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to “clarify the intent” of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns that it could allow discrimination against gay people.
  • Inside America’s Toughest Federal Prison

    28 Mar 2015 | 6:01 pm
    For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within.
  • Iran’s Top Negotiator Says Accord Can Be Drafted

    28 Mar 2015 | 5:17 pm
    Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, said Saturday that he had had productive discussions with his European counterparts about the remaining gaps in a nuclear accord.
  • To Avert Repeat of 2008, Clinton Team Hopes to Keep Bill at His Best

    28 Mar 2015 | 5:16 pm
    Bill Clinton wants to play a central role in his wife’s presidential run, though he was often a frustrated and unpredictable presence in 2008, this time, advisers are trying to harness his gifts and rein in his impulses.
  • White House Memo: Wanted at the White House: A Fence That Says Halt! (With Curb Appeal)

    28 Mar 2015 | 3:56 pm
    The fence surrounding the White House is being temporarily altered, and is also being redesigned, after a number of intruders scaled the barrier and, in one case, made it inside the Executive Mansion.
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    NYT > Golf

  • Golf-South Korea's Lee Maintains Lead at Kia

    28 Mar 2015 | 9:58 pm
    South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead at the Kia Classic for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round in southern California.
  • Sports Briefing | Golf: Jimmy Walker Leads at Texas Open

    28 Mar 2015 | 9:14 pm
    Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth, shooting a three-under-par 69 at the Texas Open in San Antonio.
  • Mirim Lee Leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classic

    28 Mar 2015 | 7:28 pm
    Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead Saturday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak to 27 rounds but dropped two late strokes and ended up four shots behind.
  • Lee Maintains Lead at LPGA's Kia Classic

    28 Mar 2015 | 7:19 pm
    South Korean Lee Mi-rim maintained her lead for the third successive day after a six-under-par 66 gave her a one-stroke edge on Saturday heading into the final round of the Kia Classic in southern California.
  • Golf Capsules

    28 Mar 2015 | 6:49 pm
    Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open.
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    Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist

  • Mornings in Blue America

    27 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    When good news of solid job growth at both the national level and in states is a conservative nightmare.
  • This Snookered Isle

    23 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    A misleading fixation on budget deficits has become entrenched despite, not because of, what serious economists had to say.
  • Trillion Dollar Fraudsters

    20 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    The modern Republican Party’s raw fiscal dishonesty is something new in American politics.
  • Israel’s Gilded Age

    16 Mar 2015 | 1:20 am
    Why is the country’s inequality a political issue? Because it didn’t have to be this extreme.
  • Strength Is Weakness

    13 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    The strong dollar is actually bad for America, giving Europe a way to export its troubles to the rest of the world.
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    Thomas L. Friedman - Op-Ed Columnist

  • Look Before Leaping

    25 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    What’s at stake in the nuclear deal with Iran?
  • Netanyahu Will Make History

    18 Mar 2015 | 8:21 pm
    How is the rest of the world going to react to an Israeli government that rejects a two-state solution and employs anti-Arab dog whistles to get elected?
  • Go Ahead, Ruin My Day

    17 Mar 2015 | 10:00 pm
    In looking at Israel, Iran and ISIS, why does it seem as though we have only bad choices, and nothing ever works?
  • Is It Sheldon Adelson’s World?

    11 Mar 2015 | 1:20 am
    The influence of Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate and financial backer of right-wing causes, is being felt in both the United States and Israel.
  • What Bibi Didn’t Say

    3 Mar 2015 | 5:59 pm
    Now that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel has had his say, it’s time to ask: What is in America’s best interest?
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    Charles M. Blow - Op-Ed Columnist

  • Officers’ Race Matters Less Than You Think

    26 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    Among the more intriguing conclusions in a new Department of Justice report: it’s not only white officers shooting black suspects, but all officers.
  • Gov. Jindal’s Implosion

    23 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    Louisiana’s governor has made a mess of his state and wrecked his reputation in the process.
  • Stop Playing the ‘Race Card’ Card

    19 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    People who claim that certain accusations of racism are exaggerated seek to do what they condemn: shut down the debate with a scalding-hot charge.
  • Flash Point Ferguson

    16 Mar 2015 | 1:20 am
    The protest movement’s progress has been tarnished by violence. That doesn’t have to be the case.
  • Hate Takes the Bus

    11 Mar 2015 | 5:52 pm
    So what if they were millennials, and college students to boot? This kind of racism envelops us like a fog.
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    David Brooks - Op-Ed Columnist

  • The Field Is Flat

    27 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    Many people think the Democrats have an advantage heading into 2016. They don’t.
  • How to Fight Anti-Semitism

    24 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    We have to understand the many ugly faces of anti-Semitism if we are to effectively stand against it.
  • The Zero-Sum Moment

    20 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    We are living through a global era characterized by doubt and fear; it may be the single biggest driver of politics, from Israel to Europe to here at home.
  • Skills in Flux

    17 Mar 2015 | 1:20 am
    We are already using a set of subtle, flexible new skills to fit the new economy. It’s time we understood them.
  • Hillary Clinton’s Big Test

    13 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    The all-but-declared presidential candidate needs to rise above the warring tactics that helped to shape her political career if she hopes to be successful in 2016.
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    Gail Collins - Op-Ed Columnist

  • When Nancy Met Johnny

    26 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    When it comes to the ways of Washington, when should our elected representatives just make it happen?
  • A Woman’s Place Is on the $20

    20 Mar 2015 | 7:11 pm
    If Andrew Jackson were replaced on the $20 bill with a woman, who should it be? Eleanor Roosevelt? Sojourner Truth? Make your nominations heard!
  • Oh, No! It’s a New Senate Low!

    19 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    But there is good news to share, too. The House has been on a roll, if you overlook some a terrible budget proposal and assaults on hapless poor people.
  • Globe? Warm? Who, Me? 

    13 Mar 2015 | 7:07 pm
    The popular response to questions about climate change and global warming seems to be: I’m not a scientist.
  • Hillary Clinton Comes Back

    12 Mar 2015 | 1:20 am
    Is the email crisis a bad start to a 2016 campaign or a preview of the next 20 months?
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    Nicholas Kristof - Op-Ed Columnist

  • A Little Respect for Dr. Foster

    28 Mar 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Evangelical Christians are one of the few groups liberals mock openly. Here’s why that is wrongheaded.
  • An Unsettling Complicity

    26 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    It’s not a coincidence that Angola is a center for malnutrition and child mortality as well as rampant corruption.
  • Two Women, Opposite Fortunes

    21 Mar 2015 | 12:30 pm
    A story of two women: One is Africa’s youngest billionaire; the other has lost 10 children.
  • Deadliest Country for Kids

    19 Mar 2015 | 1:21 am
    Oil and diamonds give Angola a wealth that is rare in sub-Saharan Africa, yet it has the highest rate of under-5 child mortality in the world.
  • To Kill a Chicken

    14 Mar 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Most Americans don’t want animals killed for food to suffer needlessly. Yet that’s exactly what happens to hundreds of thousands of chickens every year.
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    At War

  • Testing a Few Good Women for Combat

    By Teresa Fazio
    19 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    This month, the Marine Corps will experiment with a test of women's performance in combat arms. It's historic, but not a first: Teresa Fazio and seven other women took part in a similar test in 2000.
  • The Curious Draw of the Battlefield

    By Thomas James Brennan
    11 Mar 2015 | 9:07 am
    A former Marine reflects on the news that another former Marine, Patrick Maxwell volunteered in northern Iraq to fight Islamic State militants.
  • For an Iraqi Expatriate, ‘American Sniper’ Both Draws and Repels

    By Yasmine Mousa
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:52 pm
    Yasmine Mousa, an Iraqi-Canadian journalist, left Iraq -- her homeland -- in 2003 with her children and returned there to work in 2010. She writes that a mixture of curiosity and trepidation compelled her to see 'American Sniper.'
  • For Many Veterans, ‘American Sniper,’ Right or Wrong, Starts an Important Conversation

    By Douglas W. Jackson
    10 Feb 2015 | 10:37 am
    Douglas W. Jackson, a former Marine and Iraq veteran, writes that what the movie "American Sniper" gets right -- or wrong --depends on who's watching. But he thinks the film could play an important role in reminding both veterans and civilians of how unresolved the war's recent history is.
  • Which Movies and Television Shows Get Veterans Right? Or Wrong?

    By Dave Phillipps
    5 Feb 2015 | 1:46 pm
    A retired Army pilot has started a program to grade television shows and movies on how fairly and accurately they portray military veterans. If you're a veteran, tell us what onscreen portrayals of post 9-11 veterans got it right, or made you cringe.
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  • Tweeting Mom’s Goodbye

    By Scott Simon
    28 Mar 2015 | 11:30 am
    In the loneliness of saying farewell, solace comes in 140-character bursts.
  • The End of the Slave Trade

    By Joshua D. Rothman
    27 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    Even in the final months of the Civil War, Southern whites were buying and selling human beings.
  • Out of Debtors’ Prison, With Law as the Key

    By Tina Rosenberg
    27 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    Across the land, rich petty offenders pay fines while the poor go to jail. But that's against the law.
  • Other People’s Happiness

    By Diana Spechler
    26 Mar 2015 | 12:05 pm
    Maybe the appeal of antidepressants is that they give us access to what we’ve been taught is the best club on earth.
  • Baby, Meet Iowa

    By Casey Walker
    26 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    Seeing an old landscape through a newborn’s eyes.
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