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Words matter in fight against coronavirus

Apr 9, 2020 • 9:03 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

In 1992, the year after NBA legend Magic Johnson announced he had HIV and Queen frontman Freddie Mercury died of AIDS-related pneumonia, Congress …

The Pandemic of Fear and Agony

Apr 9, 2020 • 7:25 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Readers open up about their mental …

For black Americans, bias seen in coronavirus response is continuation of injustice

Apr 9, 2020 • 6:39 PM ET Opinion USA TODAY  

Blacks are dying at disproportionate rates. Two black men report cop kicking them from store for masks. Equity in response starts in justice system. …

‘I Feel Like I’m Finally Cracking and I Don’t Even Know Why’

Apr 9, 2020 • 6:27 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Readers share the effects of the coronavirus on their mental …

Was Your State Ahead of the Coronavirus Curve?

Apr 9, 2020 • 6:05 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

These are the governors who got in front of the crisis — and the ones who fell …

Letters to the Editor: Bernie Sanders is out, but his ideas will loom large in the election

Apr 9, 2020 • 5:00 PM ET Opinion Los Angeles Times  

Without Bernie Sanders, we wouldn't be discussing Medicare for all and other heretofore "radical ideas" right now. …

EDITORIAL: Wisconsin's high court and U.S. Supreme Court got it right

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:26 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

The fights this week at the Wisconsin state Supreme Court and at the U.S. Supreme Court ahead of the April 7 Wisconsin primary are prime examples of …

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Baldwin's stupid statement

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:23 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

Poor Alec Baldwin. After years of displaying his violent temper in public, Baldwin now tells conservatives that if they simply vote for the candidate …

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Mainstream media fearmongering

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:20 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

When a Democratic politician from Detroit says she took hydroxychloroquine for the coronavirus and thanks President Trump for recommending this …

What Bernie Sanders Accomplished, and What He Didn’t

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:18 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Readers look at the senator’s legislative record and legacy. Also: The overuse of jails; how authors are promoting their …

Trump administration underestimated lethality of coronavirus

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:57 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

Soon after the coronavirus pandemic broke out in China on Jan. 3, President Trump dismissed it as little more than a harmless flu that would …

What the Coronavirus Is Doing to Our Mental Health

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:13 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

We are in a dual crisis of physical and mental health. But there are ways to head off …

What Was the Last Time an Economy Froze Like This?

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Lessons for today from the collapse of the Soviet …

Recovering From the Coronavirus, This Doctor Can Breathe Again

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Each day of recovery from the coronavirus, I feel a little bit stronger and more like …

Jason Isbell: John Prine Taught Me to Stay Vulnerable

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

If the artist’s job is to hold a mirror up to society, John had the cleanest, clearest mirror of …

Law Classmates ‘Deeply Dismayed’ by Inspector General’s Firing

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:32 PM ET Opinion The New York Times  

Members of the Cornell Law class of 1991 condemn the president’s decision to dismiss their classmate Michael Atkinson from his …

Why Russia's interference in domestic politics must be detected and deterred

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:27 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

While we focus ruthlessly on beating the coronavirus, let's remember our enemies have their sights set on our presidential election, only a few …

To stop COVID-19 pandemic, America needs a sanitizing line of defense

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:20 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

The coronavirus pandemic is the most serious global health crisis in modern history. Governments around the world are rushing to support ailing …

BOOK REVIEW: 'Me and Patsy'

Apr 9, 2020 • 1:48 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn only knew each other a short time before Cline’s death at the age of 30, but the friendship …

Time to create a 'White House Task Force to Restart the American Economy'

Apr 9, 2020 • 12:48 PM ET Opinion The Washington Times  

Eventually, America must get back to work. How well we all practice the current health guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …