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Estrich: Why does GOP deny science?

March 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Two stories I’ve been thinking about make clear that Republicans have problems Donald Trump’s departure has not begun to solve. The problems are not with the Democrats. They are with science. Read story

Pitts: The victims of this war don’t get a wall

March 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

“This is a violent civilization -- if civilization’s where I am.” -- Gil Scott- Heron, “Gun” Read story

Jayne: Are we ready for next pandemic?

March 28, 2021, 6:02am Columns

Four years later, the meeting seems positively prescient. Read story

Harrop: Time for Biden to show resolve on southern border

March 28, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Undocumented immigrants have been surging to the U.S. border, some wearing T-shirts with the Biden campaign logo and the words “Please let us in!” What gave them the idea that they could just show up and come on in? President Joe Biden did. Read story

Westneat: Other U.S. contagion back

March 28, 2021, 6:01am Columns

With the coronavirus pandemic seeming on the wane in America, an epidemic it displaced is suddenly back, with a vengeance. Read story

Local View: Mount St. Helens road not taken

March 28, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When Mount St. Helens erupted four decades ago, killing 57 people and laying waste to hundreds of square miles of land, everyone assumed years would pass before life returned to the blast zone. But the first biologists to visit were shocked to find a host of survivors. Fireweed was already… Read story

Leubsdorf: Biden administration sends mixed messages about border policy

March 27, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In its first weeks in office, the Biden administration showed it prepared well to tackle the yearlong COVID-19 pandemic. But the opposite seems true in its handling of the continuing problems on the country’s southern border. Read story

Pitts: A picture of policing that’s all too rare

March 26, 2021, 6:01am Columns

We need to talk about what happened last week when police confronted a mentally disturbed man at a convenience store near Washington, D.C. Read story

Estrich: Trump’s Victory Lap

March 25, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In his haunting book “The Plot Against America,” Phillip Roth imagines a world in which the isolationist hero and explorer Charles Lindbergh, not Franklin Roosevelt, had won the 1940 presidential election. Read story

Camden: On being 18 and ready to vote

March 24, 2021, 6:01am Columns

When editors asked me to write about the 50th anniversary of the passage of 18-year-olds being able to vote, it was partly because as a baby boomer I was the only person available who remembers it happening. Read story