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?

03/19/2015 - 3:45pm

    If you torture a single chicken and are caught, you're likely to be arrested. If you scald thousands of chickens alive, you're an industrialist who will be lauded for your acumen.


03/19/2015 - 3:19pm

    Fifty years ago this month, Democrats made a historic mistake.

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan, at the time a federal official, wrote a famous report in March 1965 on family breakdown among African-...

03/12/2015 - 8:20pm

    It is winter in Gaza, in every wretched sense of the word. Six months after the latest war, the world has moved on, but tens of thousands remain homeless - sometimes crammed into the rubble of bombed-out buildings. Children are dying of the cold, according...

03/12/2015 - 8:00pm

    In October, two young Americans set off on the most daring and foolhardy wilderness expedition since, oh, maybe Lewis and Clark.

    They were trying to become the first people ever to backpack from...

03/05/2015 - 7:54pm

    For generations, Americans and others have been donating trees to Israel through the Jewish National Fund.

    "Planting a tree in Israel is the perfect way to show you care," the fund says...

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