Walking During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I’m going for a walk. It’s a brisk morning. The sun is shining; it’s a beautiful winter day. I have my N95 mask. I have my bottle of hand sanitizer. I’m wearing a polyurethane laminate jacket over a fluid-resistant surgical gown over

Is There a Small Business That’s Special to You?

This has been a challenging time for small businesses. The pandemic has forced a lot of owners to close down their physical storefronts, and it’s unclear how many businesses will survive the coming months. But through it all, plenty of patrons have

Biden Must Reckon With Obama-Era Immigration Mistakes

For the latter, he needs Congress — and a game plan for fighting the conservative disinformation campaign that Mr. Miller and his nativist allies are likely to launch. They can’t afford to forget the lessons of the so-called Gang of Eight bill,

Hank Aaron Interview: ‘I Recognized That I Had a Gift’

I was born in Atlanta in 1960, and when the Braves moved to town from Milwaukee after the 1965 season, Hank Aaron became my all-seasons hero. That didn’t seem unusual in my family, because my New Jersey-bred mother and Pennsylvania-raised father considered

Joe Biden’s Catholic Moment

And, of course, invocations of Pope Francis. A decade ago it was a commonplace to regard liberal Catholicism as a tradition in decline. Its period of maximal influence, the late 1960s and 1970s, had been an era of institutional crisis for the

Is Kevin Cooper an Innocent Man?

Yet Cooper remains in prison. That’s partly because the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office continues to resist an investigation into whether he is innocent, just as it previously resisted comprehensive DNA testing. The D.A.’s office notes, for example, that Cooper’s blood

The ‘Muslim Ban’ Is Over. The Harm Lives On.

In the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30, the United States welcomed just 11,814 refugees, compared with 85,000 in 2016, the last year of the Obama administration, and the lowest since the modern U.S. resettlement scheme was created in 1980. Opinion

Whither the Republican Party After Trump?

Nancy BermonNyack, N.Y. To the Editor: Re “The Few Courageous Senators,” by Peter Beinart (Op-Ed, Jan. 16): I got a real kick out of this piece on courageous senators. My feeling is that Mr. Beinart defines “courageous” as agreeing to the liberal

Hola, President Biden. Latin America Has a Message for You.

In Mexico, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a leftist, also tends to exploit the emotional bond with his followers to incite them against his critics and to discredit the press. Charismatic populist leaders like Mr. López Obrador and Mr. Bolsonaro — like, of

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