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Democratic officials need to acknowledge the facts.
Trump and Saudis, a disturbing affinity
Trump's message after the shooting deaths of three U.S. soldiers was about the Saudi king's condolences, not the victims.
The Point: Another hopeful vies for King's throne
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Democrats are wrong on big-tech solutions
Appointing a federal agency to determine acceptable behavior on the internet should not be a part of a candidate's platform.
Podcast: Newsday and Levittown
Archives help tell how the paper and the development grew up together.View
Feel singled out by social media? You're not alone
The holidays as viewed through the lens of social media can make us feel more single than any other time of the year.
Americans need primary mental health providers
If we want to reduce the stigma of getting mental health care, an updated approach to that care is needed.
Cartoons of the week
Cartoonists from across the nation and around the world sound off on current events.
See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
Matt Davies is Newsday Opinion's cartoonist.View
Don't fear fearmongering over bail reform
Some prosecutors are working to change a new law or delay its implementation, and keep more people in jail to await trial.
Good and bad outcomes from election reform panel
Unfortunately, party cross-endorsements remain. Fortunately, public financing for state races will begin.
Marshall: A new view of Matinecock Court
Unfortunately, arguments persist against affordable housing developments on Long Island.
Dobie: Articles of evidence against Russia
Willful ignorance of Russian misbehavior backfires over and over.