Body politic is wracked by violence

Pulling back will not be easy but we must try if we want to save our nation,

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Looking forward and back on Father's Day

Children and grandchildren provide balm, perspective and motivation for what we do.

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Answers to Friday's news quiz

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Gun violence creeps closer to home

I was 10 years old when Charles Whitman strafed the University of Texas with bullets....

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Unraveling the mysteries of black holes

Whether in outer space or here at home, they challenge our ability to comprehend.

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The love that spans the generations

On Mother's Day, we celebrate those who made the decision to nurture.

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To mask or not: Readers weigh in

It's clear that Long Islanders have done a lot of thinking about the pandemic.

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Mask ruling creates sea of confusion

Let's have a conversation about how you are navigating the end of the mandate.

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Tending to seeds in gardens and in life

Learning lessons of cultivation can help us tackle uncertainties in the real world.

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A win for process in Supreme vote

Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation shows importance of rules and norms.

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Traveling the misinformation highway

A distant star sheds light on the way we turn information into knowledge.

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Answers to Friday's news quiz

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The future for Ukraine's refugees  

What do the concrete skeletons of Ukraine tell us about the future of the...

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Dobie: Rage that rises as we watch Ukraine

A nation's slow destruction leaves us feeling frustrated and helpless.

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Dobie: Everything will change now, or not

Ukraine reminds us it's easy to misread what's happening at the moment.

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Dobie: Democracy takes a hit in Ukraine

Russia's attack strikes one more blow as freedom withers around the world.

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Dobie: An Olympic lesson in how to be tough

Russian figure skater's ordeal shows toughness can be destructive.

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Dobie: What we see watching the Olympics

Beneath the scandals and geopolitics lies the humanity we all share.

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The Point: Mixed signals

Takes on the news.

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Dobie: A quiet voice defies the cacophony

Justice Breyer reminds us that yelling never accomplishes much of real worth.

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The Point: In the news

Friday's news quiz.

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The Point: Comfort zones

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Dobie: As the clock ticks on toward doomsday

It still is possible to find some reassuring news in one precarious assessment.

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The Point: In the news

Friday's news quiz

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The Point: Protection games

Takes on the news.

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Dobie: Refusing to see our world of gray

In gravitating to extremes, we miss the fullness of people and issues.

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The Point: In the news

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The Point: There will be consequences

Quick hits on the news.

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Dobie: Students offer hope for bright future

As Regeneron scholars solve problems, they also learn lessons, big and small.

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The Point: In the news

Friday's news quiz.

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Dobie: Looking to the heavens

The James Webb telescope celebrates human ingenuity and the power of dreams.

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Dobie: On the cusp of a new year, agita beckons

We hope the themes of the season gird us for what's to come in 2022.

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The Point: Reality bites

Quick takes on the news.

Dobie: Build infrastructure, for the future

Spending federal dollars wisely in an era of climate change is essential.

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Dobie: When polls get it wrong ... again

Another batch of inaccurate forecasts in 2021 races portends a cloudy future.

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Dobie: Proving that American democracy works

The evidence is not the passing of Biden's plan, but the process of getting there.

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Dobie: Good neighbors and the ties that bind

From the day we met, Andy extended a hand that never was pulled back.

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Dobie: Come together, right now ...

Tedious discussions in Washington play out against a familiar rock soundtrack.

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Dobie: The awful price of inconsistency 

Dealing with a warming climate requires concerted action, not dithering.

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