Frank Bruni

04/16/2015 - 5:49pm

    I had heard about all of the dying, about all of the grief, and still I didn't immediately understand what I was seeing when, at a railroad crossing here, I spotted a man in a blaring orange vest, the kind that road crews and public-safety workers wear. He wasn't carrying any equipment. He wasn...

01/29/2015 - 10:46pm

    Leaving aside all of the other good arguments both for and against it, I have one big problem with the proposal for free community college that President Barack Obama recently outlined and will surely describe anew in his State of the Union address on...

01/23/2015 - 3:41am

    Every time I read about the actor Mark Wahlberg's bid to be pardoned by the state of Massachusetts for crimes he committed in his youth, I flash back to the days I spent with him for a Times magazine profile just before "Boogie Nights" came...

01/23/2015 - 2:14am

    There's an adage in my business that it's not news when a dog bites a man, only when a man bites a dog.

    By that reasoning, the political story of the year so far is Paul Ryan's...

01/15/2015 - 5:01am

    I've been called many unpleasant things in my life, and I've deserved no small number of them. But I chafe at this latest label:

    A threat to your religious liberty.

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01/15/2015 - 4:12am

    We measure our presidents against not only our hopes for the present, which are sometimes unreasonable, but also our understanding of the past, which can be just as flawed.

    Has a misreading of...

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