Opinion

Opinion

Is Trump clever or just lost?

There seem to be a fair number of people these days loudly complaining that the unpredictable presidential candidate named Donald J. Trump has become the unpredictable president named Donald J. Trump. Imagine that.

Opinion

Fat, poor and sick — but free to discriminate

Mississippi law now allows discrimination against LGBT people. Rankings show country’s fattest, poorest, sickest live there, too. An example of how social division works as a distraction from things that ought to matter more, Leonard Pitts writes.

Opinion

What is President Trump’s strategy in Syria?

He ordered a missile strike in retaliation for a suspected nerve gas attack. It may deter Assad from using chemical weapons again, but what comes next? If there is to be further military action against Assad, Trump must go to Congress and get authorization.

Opinion

Don’t let bosses coerce DNA tests

A bill that would threaten our DNA privacy could be part of the follow-up legislation to replace Obamacare. A broad range of health, privacy and consumer advocacy groups have already come out against the proposal, which would let employers impose financial penalties on workers who refuse genetic testing as part of workplace wellness programs.

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White House officials ‘don’t know’ if Michael Flynn broke law

Senior lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee said former national security adviser Michael Flynn may have violated the law when he took payments from groups associated with foreign governments. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said during Tuesday’s press briefing that he didn’t know if Flynn broke any laws.
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White House officials ‘don’t know’ if Michael Flynn broke law

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Central Valley Honor Flight

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Trump's first 100 days in 100 seconds

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Trump condemns deniers on Holocaust Remembrance Day