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Where Went My Empty Nest?

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:08 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Welcoming your children back home after college is great, but as a parent, the adjustment can also be …

Rethinking America’s Approach to the World

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:08 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

It’s time to reverse the reliance on military action rather than …

Take time to reflect on the meaning of your life

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:56 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

A friend of mine died this weekend. Gene was a gentleman in his early 80s who lived life to the fullest. Death comes to us all. Every. Single. …

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney should blame gunman, not law-abiding gun owners for shooting

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:08 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

It really takes uncommon depravity for someone to use a tragedy such as a shooting to score political points. It is a level of disregard for human …

Personal Data About Small-Donor Democrats Is All Over the Internet

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

The blame lies not with Russian hackers but with the presidential candidates and the federal …

Our Kids Do Not Need a Weight Watchers App

Aug 18, 2019 • 7:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

A registered dietitian explains why you should never put your child on a …

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Proud to be a Trump supporter

Aug 18, 2019 • 3:37 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

I am a proud Trumpster, yet I am not a white nationalist. How can this be? In common parlance, a "white nationalist" is defined as someone who is …

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Banning Tlaib, Omar a mistake

Aug 18, 2019 • 3:36 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

Keeping two anti-Semitic Democratic congresswomen from entering Israel was a mistake ("Rashida Tlaib won't travel to Israel despite approval to visit …

EDITORIAL: Argentines cope with stock market crash of historical proportions

Aug 18, 2019 • 3:36 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

Cry for Argentina. What else is there to do after a rout like this? "The main Argentine stock market plunged more than 30% on Monday, marking the …

Stemming the Loss of Local Journalism

Aug 18, 2019 • 1:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Readers discuss the role that philanthropists and lawmakers can play to help save local …

Trump’s Rollback of Food Stamps

Aug 18, 2019 • 12:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

A reader says an estimated three million people would lose benefits under the new rule. Also: Gay families and adoption; advertising of sex products …

Letters to the Editor: A low-rated plan to rate Los Angeles' public schools

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Readers react negatively to a plan by the Los Angeles Unified School District to rate the district's schools on a scale of 1 to 5. …

Letters to the Editor: Defending California's demand for President Trump's tax returns

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Readers take issue with columnist George Skelton on California's power to force presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to …

Letters to the Editor: The threat of democracy

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Readers react to an editorial about a lawsuit against Michigan's independent redistricting commission that could threaten a similar line-drawing body …

Letters to the Editor: The trickle-down effects of taxing commercial properties

Aug 18, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Readers react to a story about the looming fight over whether to exempt commercial properties from the tax-saving benefits of Proposition 13. …

Op-Ed: A drug called buprenorphine saved me from heroin addiction. It could save millions more — if we let it

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Buprenorphine help me to recover from heroin addiction. Millions of others don't have access to this live-saving treatment. …

Op-Ed: Two factors keep 'new gen' students from attending college. Here's how to address them

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Simple nudges can help would-be students get the financial aid they deserve and enroll in college. …

Op-Ed: I'm sorry, by Donald Trump

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

If you think President Trump doesn't apologize, think again. …

Op-Ed: A DNA test told me my dad was a sperm donor. Learning this as an adult upended my life

Aug 18, 2019 • 6:00 AM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Learning I was donor-conceived changed the story about why I was different from my family. Anonymous egg and sperm donation should be outlawed in the …

Trump's thought stream is often toxic sludge. Don't let him dominate national life.

Aug 18, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Opinion USA TODAY  

Let’s save attention for things happening beyond what Donald Trump is spewing on a given day — including what he would rather have us ignore.         …