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Administration should treat kids in custody better; no need to terrify people who are in the U.S. illegally.
Opinion: Fallen journalists memorial is a needed reminder
Every year, hundreds of journalists are attacked, imprisoned and murdered around the world.
The Point: Election hype continues to build
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Opinion: Quebec's chilling ban on religious clothing
Civil servants can no longer wear Muslim headscarves, Jewish skullcaps, Sikh turbans and symbols of faith in the workplace.
Opinion: See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
See Matt Davies' latest Newsday cartoon by clicking above.View story
Opinion: What retirement savings crisis?
The notion that the shift to 401(k) plans is causing a retirement crisis is hogwash.
Letter: Cameras play a role in improving safety
Reader letters to Newsday about red light cameras and more.
Chiusano: On a Basquiat treasure hunt of sorts
That’s the artist and NYC icon whose large, colorful, haunting painting of a skull sold in 2017 for $110 million.
Editorial: Serious needs in 2 school districts
Gov. Cuomo must decide whether to send state monitors to Hempstead and Wyandanch
Ted R. Bromund
Bromund: When inheritance is everything
It would be inspiring if Hong Kong were to permanently escape China’s grasp.
Dobie: A Democratic debate, or a slugfest?
8 things to watch for as 20 candidates aim to stand out in crowded 2020 field.
Essay: Mosquito season is about to land on LI
As we enjoy the beautiful Long Island weather, the invasion is underway — the mosquito invasion.