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For a week, Bethpage State Park and its vaunted Black Course were the center of the golfing world for the ...
Letter: National Grid could do more geothermal
Reader letters to Newsday for Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
Filler: Dishonesty on both sides of abortion debate
In the past five months, various states have passed both the most permissive and the most restrictive abortion laws seen ...
Editorial: Don't pardon war criminals
Presidential forgiveness would disgrace those who died and served honorably.
Opinion: See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
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Ciolli: NY Dems to make voting easier for constituents
Democrats will extend the deadline to switch parties before an election to only 60 days, and 25 days when voters are not members of an established party.
Opinion: What Justin Amash can teach Nancy Pelosi
Amash's decision to endorse impeachment was prompted (as he tweeted) by being a rare legislator who actually read the Mueller report.
The Point: Changing the party rules
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Opinion: Gillibrand plans to continue abortion fight
In a real sense, it is now or never for the abortion rights movement - and for Gillibrand's presidential hopes.
Opinion: Abortion surges to forefront of 2020 debate
In newly battleground states like Georgia, where the votes of suburban women are seen as critical to statewide contests, alarmed women say they won't let the changes to abortion law stand without a fight.
Letter: U.S. is hostage to NRA interests
Reader letters to Newsday for Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
Young: 'GoT': A song of ice, fire and relevance
'Game of Thrones' managed to unite a fan base at a time when our culture is divided.