Nicholas Kristof

01/23/2015 - 3:42am

    Just after Christmas, Veronica Rutledge of Blackfoot, Idaho, took her 2-year-old son to a Wal-Mart store to spend holiday gift cards. As they strolled by the electronics section, according to news reports, the toddler reached into his mom's purse and pulled out a handgun that she legally carried. He...

01/23/2015 - 2:18am

    As one group of Islamic militants was waging war in Paris, another was slaughtering vast numbers of civilians in Baga in northern Nigeria - as many as 2,000, according to Amnesty International; "only" 150, according to the Nigerian government....

01/15/2015 - 4:59am

    Welcome visitors to New York City! This has been the best time ever to urinate on a street, sneak onto the subway or run a red light, for the police force has been on a virtual strike.

    Police...

01/15/2015 - 4:33am

    The French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo skewers people of all faiths and backgrounds. One cartoon showed rolls of toilet paper marked "Bible," "Torah" and "Quran," and the explanation: "In the toilet, all religions....

01/01/2015 - 10:38pm

    Poetry is a window into the soul. And one lesson to me from the reaction to my "When Whites Just Don't Get It" series is that we need soul-searching about race in America. So I invited readers this month to submit poems about race....

01/01/2015 - 10:28pm

    Merry Christmas! Yet in this season of hope and holiday cheer, Haiti might not seem the obvious place to celebrate.

    Almost five years after the catastrophic earthquake here, this country...

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