Nicholas Kristof

04/30/2015 - 8:52pm

    I am afraid you're eligible to read this column only if you can answer this question faced by eighth graders around the world:

    What is the sum of the three consecutive whole numbers with 2n as the middle number?

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04/08/2015 - 11:05pm

    To prove that Americans can be every bit as crazy as Iranians, I took my daughter along on my last trip to Iran, in 2012, for a road trip across the country.

    Iranians were stunned to see a 14-...

04/02/2015 - 3:04pm

    One sign of a landmark shift in public attitudes: A poll last year found that Americans approved more of gays and lesbians (53 percent) than of evangelical Christians (42 percent).

    That's...

04/02/2015 - 2:25pm

    There are parasites of all kinds in poor countries.

    One variety is intestinal, the worms that afflict countless children. In a hospital here in Angola, nurses pointed to a little girl named...

03/26/2015 - 8:44pm

    This is the tale of two women, each an emblem, in her own way, of one of the world's most corrupt and dysfunctional nations.

    One of the women is Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman...

03/26/2015 - 8:09pm

    This is a country laden with oil, diamonds, Porsche-driving millionaires and toddlers starving to death. New UNICEF figures show this well-off but corrupt African nation is ranked No. 1 in the world in the rate at which children die before the age of 5....

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