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Will The Chicago Tribune Be the Next Newspaper Picked to the Bone?

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:12 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Journalists worry that a New York hedge fund with a big stake in the paper will impose draconian cuts, as it has …

President can not initiate a war without congressional approval

Jan 19, 2020 • 12:09 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

America’s latest round of hostilities with Iran has sparked a renewed debate about the limits of executive power in war and foreign policy, and in so …

Roger Federer Will Always Be the Greatest (Even if He’s Not)

Jan 19, 2020 • 11:00 AM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Maybe we’ve been telling ourselves the wrong story about his rivalry with Rafael …

The Chinese Population Crisis

Jan 19, 2020 • 10:40 AM ET Opinion The New York Times  

How Communist cruelty and Western folly built an underpopulation …

Opinion: What Jewish and black people owe each other

Jan 19, 2020 • 9:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

The bravery of some Jews in the civil rights movement did not necessarily reflect American Jewish attitudes at that time. …

Democrats take stage, wave bye-bye

Jan 19, 2020 • 7:42 AM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

When House Democratic managers tromp to the Senate Wednesday to caterwaul their contempt for President Trump, saddened onlookers will wonder this: …

Opinion: Lesson from Tunisia: Curb coastal erosion — stop building along Southern California beaches

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:01 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Research on the coast of Tunisia shows relatively rapid erosion caused by development, a dramatic finding that can be applied to Southern California. …

Op-Ed: If Trump loves America, why does he call our cities 'disgusting' and 'embarrassing'?

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

The nation's cities have drawn President Trump's contempt, but they're where most of us live. …

Letters to the Editor: Bulldozing parts of Ballona is no way to restore the wetlands

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

If much of the focus of the state's restoration project is creating recreational opportunities, are we really "restoring" the Ballona Wetlands? …

Editorial: 2nd Amendment sanctuaries are acts of faithlessness in government

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

The 2nd Amendment sanctuary movement is a dangerous display of faithlessness by local governments that feeds anti-government extremism. …

Editorial: NIMBYs beware: California could make it harder to block homeless and affordable housing

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Blocking frivolous lawsuits would be a smart way to ensure taxpayer dollars for housing aren't wasted or held up by chicanery. …

Letters to the Editor: William Barr should be investigating Trump's conduct, not excusing it

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

It's one thing for an attorney general to help carry out the president's policies; it's another thing for him to look the other way on questionable …

Column: If you vape THC, are you risking your life? That may depend on where you got it

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

The outbreak of a sometimes fatal lung disease has shaken the newly legal cannabis industry …

Letters to the Editor: She feels sad about her abortion, but she doesn't regret it at all

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

More than 40 years ago she was pregnant and needed an abortion. Now, she regrets having had to make the decision, but not the decision itself. …

Op-Ed: I donated my kidney to a stranger — and more of us should

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

If you are healthy, the risk in donating a kidney is quite minimal. But the benefit to the recipient is tremendous. …

Bless Virginia for passing the Equal Rights Amendment, but blame women for taking this long

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion USA TODAY  

Women could've fought for the ERA long before now, but too many chose political ideology over enshrining protections in the U.S. Constitution.       …

Op-Ed: California's forgotten slave history

Jan 19, 2020 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

In 1850, California entered the union as a free state. But in that same decade, San Bernardino prospered with slave labor. …

What It Was Like to Witness The Times’s Democratic Endorsement

Jan 19, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Filming this special episode of “The Weekly” required a strict set of rules — and a plan to keep a …

There's a growing problem in the opioid fight: diarrhea medication

Jan 19, 2020 • 5:00 AM ET Opinion USA TODAY  

In September, the FDA stepped in to limit abuse of Imodium and other anti-diarrhea drugs. Apparently it's a growing problem.              …

Martin Luther King III on MLK legacy: Respect, reason work better than political insults

Jan 19, 2020 • 4:55 AM ET Opinion USA TODAY  

Political leaders across the spectrum need to realize that, while partisanship is understandable, hyper-partisanship is destructive to our country.   …