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Six Olympic medals and 25 more from world gymnastics championships is more than enough proof that Simone Biles is a young woman who knows how to withstand pressure and perform with the world watching. But something happened at the Olympics in Tokyo, not to her body but to her mind, the well-…

As the last presidential election approached, one could sense that something was wrong with the polls. The race felt tighter than the polls indicated, and specifically, Joe Biden’s solid lead in the polls felt less solid than the surveys suggested. As they had in 2016, pollsters appeared on …

Last summer, when a new, deadly wave of COVID-19 infections gripped the nation, the only solace during that dark time was that a vaccine seemed possible, if not probable, within the year. It was the light in the proverbial tunnel, as distant and weak as it may have appeared at the moment.

In response to Bob Shaw's letter seeking specifics on how Republican-led state governments are restricting voting, I thought I’d provide him with an example. Republicans in Texas want to have a single ballot drop box for a county of 4.7 million people. Why would they want a single drop box f…

Last week’s shockingly high temperatures in the northwestern U.S. and Canada were — and are – very frightening. Heat and the fires it caused killed hundreds of people, and are estimated to have killed a billion sea creatures. Daily temperature records were smashed by more than degrees Fahren…

I would like to send huge kudos to those of us who continued working through this crazy past year and a half and also to those employers who kept us working and those that have actually gotten a job in the past few months.