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April 20

The verdict of a '13th juror' on Chauvin — and the trial

Left, Sinclair Lewis inscribed his photo “amiably” to Chicago Sun literary critic C. N. Thomas, and it’s dated “Chicago, Oct. 10, 1922.” Rig

100 years on, 'Main Street' divide endures

The politics of obstruction, Minnesota-style

In praise of upholding the rule of law

NEW LONDON, CT - MAY 21: A member of the Secret Service stands behind a wall while U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during the Coast Guard Academy
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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), addresses a news conference on COVID-19 in February 2020.

WHO faces a health and geopolitical pandemic

Opinion Exchange
March 26
On the ground in Hong Kong: A still from “Do Not Split,” an Oscar-nominated documentary chronicling protests against restrictions from the Chinese

In Alaska, a cold start to Biden-era China relations

Opinion Exchange
March 19
Maren Morris, left, and John Mayer perform “The Bones” at the 63rd Grammy Awards.

Fans finding some sports championships, award shows less rewarding

Opinion Exchange
March 13

Washington's debt-defying show goes on

Opinion Exchange
March 13

Finally, women's value to workforce is acknowledged

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Opinion Exchange
March 12
Despite partisan speech throughout the pandemic, there’s a strong sense that we’re in this together. Above, a handmade sign on the lawn of a Grand

Unity elusive during a long pandemic year

Anti-coup protesters hold signs as they gather in Mandalay, Myanmar, on March 5.

Freedom recedes worldwide — including here

Opinion Exchange
February 26
Tahar Rahim plays Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Guantanamo Bay detainee, in “The Mauritanian.”

Ending the 'forever internment system' of Guantanamo Bay

Opinion Exchange
February 13

Voter ID is back to haunt Minnesota democracy

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