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Trumps budget proposal- more warfare, slightly less welfare

President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber ...

Nostalgia for a time when news was not free

London evening newspapers bannerline the Apollo 13 troubles outlining the battle to bring the astronauts and their crippled spaceship back ...

The trade-offs and limitations of US sanctions options

FILE In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a ...

Hows the March 3 primary working out?

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., shown in San Bernardino in 2019. (AP Photo-Ringo H.W. Chiu) ...

Newsoms spending more, saving less

FILE In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Gov. Gavin Newsom talks to reporters at his Capitol office, in Sacramento, ...

Does the state really know best on everything?

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

A sorry pitch from Astros' cheaters

Team in baseball's sign-stealing scandalapologizes but only after getting caught. ...

Debate over Young's Sanders column

Reader letters to Newsday for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. ...

Backing and bucking the winds of change

Opposing viewpoints on the installation of the South Fork Wind Farm. ...

An overdue check on power

Check on power is needed no matter who is president. ...

Five myths about George Washington

The myths about the first president of the United States of America are as illuminating as they are false. ...

Wisdom from The White House

On Presidents Day, some words of wisdom from past leaders. ...

Life in China under the coronavirus threat

A series of posts from an American reporter in Beijing bringshome the reality of the current depth of human suffering ...

How sex education can save lives

By not providing students withknowledge about their sexual health, schools are omitting information that could save lives. ...

A better place for land mines

Land minesremain a danger to life and limb long after the wars are over. ...

NY to Trump- Just say yes

For congestion pricing to start up next year, federal approval must come soon. ...

The high cost of reform

Cuomo's panel should focus on controlling Medicaid costs without higher health care taxes. ...

Glad to see this cover story run

Reader letters to Newsday about exercise, President Trump, foreign aid and more. ...

The right to bear arms is not absolute

Similar tofreedom of speech, the right to bear arms is not unlimited. ...

Bloomberg could kill Americas car culture if elected president

Forget economic justice, climate change and foreign policy. The big issue for America if Michael Bloomberg wins the presidency is: ...

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NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

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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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