Thu, 22 Aug 2019

My America, I hardly know you anymore

Oh, my America, so red, white and bruised. Scars and strife forever. Beautiful for specious lies. My country tis of ...

Letter- Cuomo's 'tantrum' was unacceptable

Reader letters to Newsday about Chris Cuomo, the Statue of Liberty and more. ...

Let's take a closer look at Socialism

Many Americans are on record as being opposed to socialism. Yet most find it difficult to define just what socialism ...

Letter- School districts should welcome investment

Reader letters to Newsday about Long Island schools, MTA unions and more. ...

MTA and LIRR must tame the overtime beast 

The MTA needs to develop systems and new technology to track employees who start their days at job sites that ...

A sport that lost track of its main asset

Reports of deaths of thoroughbreds threaten future of legendary horse racing. ...

Helping LIers understand water usage

Daily Point On the (water) table A report by Citizens Campaign for the Environment on water rates paid by Long ...

A revisionist narrative of slavery

Evidence refutes the idea that colonists declared independence to protect slavery. ...

The MTA puts third-track pieces in place

Daily Point Third-track marker The Long Island Rail Roads third-track project will reach a significant milestone this weekend, when the ...

Officer Pantaleo got due process, and his firing was proper

Police officers must continue to do their jobs every day by following the law, department rules and their training. ...

Why not single-payer food, shelter?

Most leading Democratic presidential contenders are pushing to ban private health insurance in a push for 'Medicare for all.' ...

Biden should own his gaffes

After almost 50 years in politics, is he still mentally and physically capable of handling the rigors of the White ...

Letter- Readers react to Pantaleo firing

Reader letters to Newsday about the Pantaleo firing, Oyster Bay and more. ...

After ACA 1 failed to get enough votes, lawmakers shouldnt bring it back

In this August 2016 file photo, the dome of the state Capitol glows in the early evening in Sacramento. (AP ...

Mass shootings are not up, hysteria about guns is- Ron Hart

WASHINGTON, DC OCTOBER 04: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (C) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) points to a photograph of a ...

Transparency and curtailing restrictions key to lowering cost of housing

California is expected to add 322,700 jobs this year and 318,500 next year. But the state is not building nearly ...

A look at the educational status quo in California, by the numbers

Members of the California Teachers Association and supporters marched to the Capitol as part of RedForEd Day of Action Wednesday, ...

President Trumps deregulatory promise- John Stossel

President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo-Alex Brandon) ...

Reflections on the El Paso shooting

San Diego Latinos share powerful reflections on life after El Paso Walmart shooting ...

Your Opinions- New use-of-force law ties hands of our police

Cop shooting a criminal or terrorist with gun smoke lit by police lights ...

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Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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