Readers respond to “The Trouble With Dentistry” and more.
Training trusted adults to check in on recovering adolescents could be an important, yet overlooked, strategy in preventing suicide.
The senator from New York is a battle-tested campaigner who thrives as the underdog. But 2020 is proving to be a much tougher challenge than she thought.
Fifty years after the exercise phenomenon was founded, its influence can be seen everywhere in American fitness culture—especially for women.
For much of my life, he has told me we should work on a book together. When we finally did, it was more rewarding than I could have imagined.
The Democratic Party’s gerontocracy is holding back the political causes it claims to want to advance.
Mama was in her 70s before she discovered the true story of her conception.
A 1952 Supreme Court ruling gave civil-rights groups a way to combat anti-Semitism and other prejudices—but in the years since, it’s largely gone unused.
On this date 11 years ago, which was Father’s Day in 2008, I posted a tribute to my own father…
Officials in Hong Kong said they would suspend controversial proposed legislation. There will be other efforts to erode the city’s freedoms.
“I was struck by how much shame there was in Eat Pray Love, and how apologetic I was as a narrator.”
Interviews with the House speaker’s old friends and colleagues offer a window into her reluctance to pull the pin on a political grenade.
Gibson’s Bakery, a family-owned business near Oberlin College accused of racism, just won a big payout.
A growing pattern of attacks across Europe is as much about electoral opportunity as a conflict of ideas.
A couple with intellectual disabilities fights for the right to live together.
How the job of White House press secretary became nearly obsolete. Plus: The Democratic National Committee announces the breakdown of the first primary debates.
The new Central Park Five miniseries is about more than five falsely convicted boys.
Of course Democratic candidates should square off on the issue. Here’s what a moderator should ask.
As several states move to limit exemptions to required vaccines, the actor hit a nerve in a larger debate about personal belief in science.
Plus: How to negotiate with your kids like a business professor, and the age of “sharenting” is coming to an end.
A presidential candidate shouldn’t be endorsing the potential prosecution of a political opponent.
Tom Downey was advising the Gore team in 2000 when he received documents stolen from George W. Bush. His first reaction was to turn them over to the FBI.
The real reason the president says words such as loco and hombres
The Golden State Warriors were hampered by injuries, but the league’s newest victors were built to seize on the opportunity.
Trump will eventually appoint someone to replace Sarah Sanders. But the office has been functionally obliterated.
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Jim Jarmusch’s star-studded zombie movie is heavy on cynicism and low on entertainment.
You’d need an oxygen mask and enough layers to contend with beyond-freezing temperatures, but could leave the sunscreen at home.