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The superpredator theory, created 25 years ago, infected every institution to rob Black children of the protections of childhood.

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein has stepped down from a leadership role on the Judiciary Committee. Her performance during the panel’s Supreme Court hearing and her cordial congratulations to Chairman Lindsey Graham rankled Democrats and activists.

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The courts as an institution never went in the tank for Trump, or seemed at real risk of doing so.

In oral arguments, conservative justices have revealed a desire to find compromises that could satisfy both sides of the partisan divide.

Our plague year is an opportunity to see, at last, one of the hidden truths of America’s founding: the great suffering of the Native people.

After 9/11, Rudy Giuliani tried to extend his term as New York mayor despite term limits, and failed. He apparently learned nothing.

This could be the weirdest Thanksgiving ever since random family and friends will show up via Zoom, and they’ll all be starved for human interaction.

Nursing is among America’s most trusted professions. Yet not a single nurse is on Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board. There’s time to change that.

To pretend that there is anything approaching moral equivalency between Joe Biden and Donald Trump represents an appalling failure to exercise ethical judgment.

The U.S. foundation of democracy can withstand Trump. But his tactics will be imitated by leaders in countries where they are more likely to succeed.


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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