Gail Collins

06/19/2015 - 12:01pm

    Life in America requires a lot of advance preparation. For instance, when you're getting ready for a plane trip you imagine what you'll do if a problem arises - flight delay, long lines at security. But I bet you haven't considered the best way to react if the man in front of you on the airport...

06/19/2015 - 10:35am

    It's been a dismal stretch for a woman's right to choose. Not everywhere - I swear that if you stay with me there's going to be a bright spot. But, first, I'm afraid we're going to have to talk about Texas.

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06/10/2015 - 2:24am

    When I have trouble falling asleep, I do lists. Like running through the names of all the presidents, along with several factoids for each one. I was rather proud of this talent until friends sent me a video clip of Ellen DeGeneres interviewing a 5-year-old...

06/04/2015 - 6:10pm

    Just before Congress slunk away for the three-day weekend - which it was, of course, planning to stretch into a week - senators from the Northeast held a news conference to denounce Republicans for underfunding Amtrak passenger rail service.

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05/28/2015 - 5:06pm

    Time flies when you're having fun. Memorial Day weekend, the Fourth of July and then, the next thing you know, it will be Aug. 6, the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the date of the first Republican presidential debate.

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05/28/2015 - 4:51pm

    Let's discuss putting a picture of a woman on the $20 bill. But, first: How many of you remember Ivy Baker Priest?

    OK, nobody. Good thing I'm hard to discourage. But stick with me for a...

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