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  1. The Supreme Court Faces a Huge Test on Libel Law Opinion, October 22

    Two of the justices want to revisit a landmark decision for free expression. They may soon get the chance.

  2. The Paradox of Colin Powell Opinion, October 21

    He was Black and Republican, a soldier and a diplomat — and his life holds a particular message for a nation whose democracy is increasingly in peril.

  3. Democrats’ Divide: Should Obama-Era Economic Ideas Prevail in 2021? The Upshot, October 19

    A more traditional view is competing against a newer approach that has become mainstream among economists.

  4. Timuel Black, Strategist and Organizer for Black Chicago, Dies at 102 U.S., October 17

    He assembled attendees of the March on Washington, mentored a young Barack Obama and wielded the solidarity of the South Side as a tool for political power.

  5. Obama Breaks Ground on Presidential Center in Chicago After Lengthy Discord U.S., September 28

    The project has been bogged down by legal challenges and a federal review. Barack Obama’s presidential papers won’t actually be housed there — they’ll be digitized, another point of contention.

  6. The Best of Late Night This Week 🌙 Interactive, August 13

    The late-night hosts returned this week to news that Andrew Cuomo was stepping down as New York’s governor, Covid-19 cases were surging and Rudy Giuliani joined Cameo. Here's what they had to say.

  7. Opinion: Takeaways from My Obama Interview Interactive, June 1

    For my latest episode, I spoke with former President Barack Obama about how he believes America has changed since his time in office.

  8. Mothers Who Shaped the World Interactive, May 6

    There’s a saying, “Life doesn’t come with a manual, it comes with a mother.” For Mother’s Day, we’re remembering a handful of influential moms.

  9. Presidential Children’s Books, Pets and All Interactive, January 18

    When Joe Biden takes office, there will be several children's book authors and subjects in the White House.

  10. To Understand This Chaotic Transition, Rewind to the Last One Interactive, January 11

    The handoff from Obama to Trump was fraught and unprecedented in ways the public didn’t see at the time. It was a prelude to so much that followed.

  11. Can You Guess Trump’s Record? Interactive, October 5

    Take our quiz showing seven ways the country has changed under Trump.

  12. How Democrats Can Win Back Obama-Trump Defectors Op Ed, January 6

    They don’t have to lose their souls to do it. Just the opposite.

  13. Democrats Have the Most Racially Diverse Field Ever. The Top Tier Is All White. Politics, October 29

    Trailing in the money race, tripped up by their own missteps and perceived by some as less electable, nonwhite candidates find themselves well back of the leaders.

  14. Why Are We Still Looking for Oil and Gas? Op Ed, July 25

    In choosing leaders, our test should be: Will they increase or decrease the extraction of fossil fuels?

  15. Who Cares About the Supreme Court’s ‘Legitimacy’? Op Ed, June 6

    Conservatives seem to assume that only the chief justice is moved by fears that he and his colleagues will end up looking like politicians in robes.

  16. What’s Really Going On in the Democratic Primary? Op Ed, April 18

    Bundlers and endorsers are out. Ears and eyeballs are in.

  17. Those Cuban Ballplayers? They Won’t Be Coming Here Editorial, April 14

    President Trump killed a deal that would have allowed Cuban baseball players to enter the United States legally and safely.

  18. Fact-Checking Trump’s Family Separation Claim about Obama’s Policy Washington, April 9

    Even as he maintained that the policy is effective, President Trump inaccurately said his administration’s practice of separating families on the border should be pinned on his predecessor.

  19. Para los migrantes en México, la espera podría ser de ‘una semana, dos o un mes’ Universal, April 5

    Esta semana en Cruzar la Frontera: Trump visita Caléxico, una advertencia a México y los migrantes cubanos en Ciudad Juárez.

  20. Elizabeth Warren Actually Wants to Fix Capitalism Op Ed, March 15

    She has big ideas for repairing the American economy. The other Democratic candidates should too.