Frank Bruni

09/03/2015 - 5:16pm

    The predicted Republican front-runner flails. The actual Republican front-runner rails, peddling insults instead of ideas. And the story line caroms from misogyny to xenophobia to a tussle over tresses: toupee or not toupee?

    It’s impossible to see how...

08/20/2015 - 6:27pm

    In the arid hills that rim this remote town of just 327 people, Tim Kellogg spent countless hours with cattle: feeding them, herding them, even helping them give birth. He was a cowboy through and through.

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08/13/2015 - 3:37pm

    Every year the frenzy to get into highly selective colleges seems to intensify, and every year the news media finds and fawns over the rare students offered admission to all eight Ivy League schools. This year Ronald Nelson, from the Memphis area, was one...

08/06/2015 - 5:53pm

    Where did we go wrong?

    Was it in 1962, when Marilyn Monroe sidled onto a stage in what could have been mistaken for lingerie and warbled “Happy Birthday” to John Kennedy, blurring any...

08/06/2015 - 5:24pm

    There are several passages in the new book “Overloaded and Underprepared” that fill me with sadness for American high school students, the most driven of whom are forever in search of a competitive edge. Some use stimulants like Adderall. Some...

07/31/2015 - 8:35pm

    Not long ago I had separate chats with two political insiders who offered to fill me in on Jeb Bush’s strategy, if he prevails in the primaries, for winning the general election.

    In each...

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