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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
    Republicans are deeply concerned about ethics in government and the vast potential for corruption stemming from conflicts of interest. We know this because of the acute worries they expressed over how these issues could have cast a...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 7:00pm
    It turns out our ambitions were quite similar, Donald Trump’s and mine.     We were both interested in acquiring a franchise – a business opportunity.     I always had an affection for...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
    As we give thanks for our many obvious blessings, let's reflect on a blessing that is less well known, a gift from modern astronomy: how we view ourselves.     There was a time, back when astronomy put Earth at...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Remember all the news reports suggesting, without evidence, that the Clinton Foundation’s fundraising created conflicts of interest? Well, now the man who benefited from all that innuendo is on his way to the White House. And...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
    The holidays and year-end tax considerations make this the season of giving. And there are indications Americans will be more generous than ever.     In 2015, Americans donated a record $373.25 billion in charitable...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
    By Election Day 2016, ambitious Democrats had already resigned themselves to an eight-year wait for their chance in the national spotlight. Hillary Clinton was an overwhelming favorite against Donald Trump and, assuming she won,...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Maybe now when I tell you that we're not in a post-racial society, you'll pay attention, OK?     The latest evidence includes an intriguing debate over how to identify the loosely organized but increasingly...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
    My future has always been blurry. It's an inherent characteristic of the undocumented experience. But when I got into Harvard University, everyone told me that my life was about to change: Your future is set. This was it. We...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:00pm
    The results of the 2016 election have put the shoe on the other foot, it would seem.     During the campaign, it was now-President-elect Donald Trump declining to say that he would accept the results of the election...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 11:00am
    Barely two weeks after Donald Trump's election built on a host of promises from building a wall along the Mexican border to putting "crooked" Hillary Clinton in jail, he has already begun to withdraw or hedge on many of...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:00am
    In assessing Donald Trump's presidential victory, Americans continue to look away from this election's most alarming story: the successful effort by a hostile foreign power to manipulate public opinion before the vote....
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:00am
    For a politician who won the White House by railing against the elites and demonizing the establishment, Donald Trump presented an odd argument for why Americans should believe, as he does, that his adviser Steve Bannon is no racist...
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:00am
    First I had to deal with the president-elect scolding.     During his interview with The New York Times on Tuesday, Donald Trump chided me twice for being too tough on him.     Sitting next to our...
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
    The women’s wing of the jail exhales sadness. The inmates, wearing identical orange uniforms, ache as they undergo withdrawal from drugs, as they eye one another suspiciously, and as they while away the days stripped of freedom...
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
    One of the most brutal dictators in modern history has just died. Oddly enough, some will mourn his passing, and many an obituary will praise him. Millions of Cubans who have been waiting impatiently for this moment for more than...
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