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Josh B. McGee: What retirement savings crisis?

It’s in vogue to catastrophize about the state of retirement savings in the United States. Read more

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Trudy Rubin: Where is U.S. headed with Iran?

What on earth is America’s policy on Iran? Read more

Richard Williams: Chernobyl: A teachable moment on separation of production and regulation

A recent book “Midnight in Chernobyl” and an HBO miniseries on Chernobyl have brought to light the nuclear power plant disaster that took p… Read more

Commentary: Gay men need to be feminists too

Even in the all-male environments that I've frequented, from golf courses to gay bars to locker rooms, I never encountered the kind of brutish sexism that Donald Trump broadcast as he campaigned for office. And yet I know his continuing insults against women are not singular; attacks are festering from a wide cast of misogynists, from the Leslie Moonves type to the "incel" type to the Alabama ... Read more

10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more

Commentary: Mexico is not the enemy

On a daily basis, President Donald Trump hurls threats at Mexico – close the border, levy new tariffs, arrest millions. But history shows it's smarter to recognize our neighbor as a natural ally. During World War II, Mexico joined the United States in declaring war on the Axis, even though Germany was well-ensconced in Latin American markets. Mexico then supplied U.S. industries with more ... Read more

Commentary: After 30 dead horses, thank heavens Santa Anita's lethal season is finally over

The grisly winter racing season at Santa Anita finally, mercifully, came to a close Sunday, with 30 horses dead from racing or training. The latest death was just two days ago. And, although racing has closed at the park until late September, training will continue until July 11. A good number of those 30 deaths occurred during training. It's disconcerting to think that horses will continue ... Read more