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For the first time in 62 years of dictatorship, Cubans are, indeed, no longer afraid. And thousands showed the world Sunday that they’re willing to risk their lives to protest, speak up, and stand up…

Intercollegiate athletics are a staple in American culture and higher education. No other country in the world has a college sports model that compares to ours and provides thousands of young adults the opportunity to…

WASHINGTON — Last month, as thousands of former President Donald Trump’s loyal supporters waited for him at a rally in Ohio, a chant rose from the crowd. “Trump won!” they roared. “Trump won!” The former…

The voice of my Afghan friend phoning from Herat was trembling. “The security situation is getting really worse,” she said. “We don’t know what will happen tomorrow, or what will happen one hour from now.…

In a pool she always found to be too cold, our daughter may not have received the full benefit of swim lessons. Still, her purple lips chattered happily every time she jumped into the water.…

Usually by this time of year our yard is a pale yellow. Just inches below the surface is a limestone shelf. So every time it rains, it greens up fast. Two weeks without rain in…

When approximately 200 members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front marched in Philadelphia right before Independence Day, I found myself asking a single question: How do people find time to travel across the country…

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” — John Adams Sometimes, the simplest story is…

When anti-doping officials notified Sha’Carri Richardson that she had tested positive for marijuana — effectively banning her from the 100 meters at the Tokyo Olympics — the American sprinter with the fiery hair and electrifying…

In the coming days, the United States and China will be celebrating two big birthdays, light-years apart in their message. On July 1, Beijing will put on a massive celebration to commemorate the 100th anniversary…