Kamala Harris Is Stuck

She remains a political partner to Joe Biden, when America needs her to be a governing partner.

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Army Bases That Honor Confederate Traitors Could Soon Be Renamed for These Heroes

The names “embody the best of the United States Army and America,” a commission established by Congress wrote in announcing its choices.

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Biden Is Right to Nominate a Black Woman to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court must be an representative institution in touch with all of American life.

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How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

Americans failed to safeguard decades of diplomatic and financial investments in Congo, where the world’s largest supply of cobalt is controlled by Chinese companies backed by Beijing.

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Maybe Trump Wasn’t the Worst President Ever?

He hasn’t dislodged James Buchanan from the bottom ranking, but history is unlikely to be kind to him.

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Risk of Nuclear War Over Taiwan in 1958 Said to Be Greater Than Publicly Known

The famed source of the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, has made another unauthorized disclosure — and wants to be prosecuted for it.

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Letter to a Young Republican

How should you spend your life?

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Biden Must Stop Trump’s Reckless Plunder in Alaska

A last-ditch effort to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling is underway.

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Eisenhower Memorial, Delayed by Design Disputes, Opens This Week

The memorial in Washington, D.C., pays tribute to the general who led the Allies to victory in Europe during World War II and the president who sought peace after it was over.

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Air Force Helicopter Hit by Gunfire Was Forced to Make Emergency Landing, F.B.I. Says

One crew member was treated at a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening, according to the authorities, who said they were investigating the shooting.

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The Black Female Battalion That Stood Up to a White Male Army

The unit was set up to determine the value black women brought to the military. They ultimately ran the fastest mail service in the European Theater during World War II.

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The Damage Trump Has Done This Week Extends Far Beyond America’s Borders

Sixty-three years ago, American troops were deployed to quell racial unrest. It made this country a better place.

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