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Granderson: Have U.S. colleges lost their way?

December 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Believe it or not, one recent divisive week in Washington did manage to produce a cause on which 303 members of the House could agree: condemning the presidents of the University of Pennsylvania, MIT and Harvard. Read story

Leubsdorf: Why this Congress can’t get much done

December 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When Republicans narrowly captured the House last year, most analysts predicted they would do more investigating than legislating. Unfortunately, that has proven to be true. Read story

Estrich: The fall of ‘America’s Mayor’

December 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

A federal jury last week returned a verdict awarding plaintiffs Ruby Freeman and her daughter, Wandrea “Shaye” Moss, $148.17 million in damages in their defamation trial against Rudy Giuliani arising out of his claims that the two election workers committed fraud during the 2020 election in Georgia. The judgment will… Read story

Harrop: Moms for Liberty dupes followers

December 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Forgive us for not displaying shock that a Moms for Liberty co-founder and her husband apparently engaged in group sex. Or that sex partner No. 3 had accused Bridget Ziegler’s husband, Christian, of raping her. Or that Christian Ziegler headed the Florida Republican Party. Or that Bridget was also a… Read story

Ambrose: Harvard gets a failing grade

December 20, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Harvard is the greatest university in America, maybe the world, or so some might have believed until listening to its president, Claudine Gay. She was asked at a congressional hearing if inflamed, retrograde students recently screaming for Jewish genocide were breaking the school’s rules. It depends on the context, she… Read story

Crisp: War in Ukraine tests our values

December 19, 2023, 6:01am Columns

above all, probably, Vladimir Putin — with its determined resistance to Russia’s attack in February 2022. But now the war has ground down to a lethal stalemate. Ukraine cannot win this war of attrition on its own. Without outside help, a stalemate amounts to an eventual defeat for Ukraine. Read story

Henneberger: Texas abortion law is cruel

December 18, 2023, 6:01am Columns

When Donald Trump said in 2016 that women who get abortions should be subjected to “some form of punishment,” I thought well, the poor thing clearly has no idea that that isn’t how real pro-lifers think or talk. Read story

Harrop: ’Tis the season to exterminate invasive holly

December 18, 2023, 6:01am Columns

What could anyone have against holly? Plenty if you are an ecologist in the Pacific Northwest. Read story

Feldman: Trump not above the law

December 18, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Should former President Donald Trump be immune from federal criminal prosecution for his conduct in the run-up to Jan. 6? He’s argued both that his position as president should make him immune from prosecution and that because the Senate did not convict him after he was impeached, criminal charges would… Read story

Allen: College may not be worth the tab

December 18, 2023, 6:01am Columns

It’s the season for blowout holiday sales. That thing you’ve been eyeing all year, the one that skyrocketing inflation made just a little too pricey to justify, is probably now a steal. Read story