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President Biden’s actions on climate change are a necessary shift in government direction, but he — and Congress — need to do more. Fast.

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To stop extremist groups — including those involved in the Capitol attack — states have to start enforcing their anti-militia laws.

Biden vows to vaccinate 100 million Americans against COVID in his first 100 days. That’s an attainable goal, based on the Trump vaccination program he inherited. He should aim higher.

The idea of elected officials having a moral duty seems almost quaint in light of what we’ve gone through with Trump’s presidency.

If the mayor of Washington, D.C., had been a governor, she would have been free to deploy the National Guard as she saw fit during the Capitol riot.

The questions of scientific inquiry — what do we know? how can we prove it? — can be an inoculation against authoritarianism.

At her Zoom grief group, a daughter discovers ‘heartbroken but whole people’ and a human connection that crosses the virtual divide.

A $9,500 fine for lying about his misdeeds at a Vegas casino? The ex-councilman betrayed Los Angeles, and now he needs to serve time for his crimes.


As the country grapples with the role of systemic racism, The Times has committed to examining its past.

All presidential elections are uniquely consequential, but a good case can be made that the next one is the most important of our lives. The time has come to undo the great mistake of 2016 and drive Trump out of office at the ballot box.

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