Nicholas Kristof

07/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    Elena was 11 years old when a gang member in her home country, Honduras, told her to be his girlfriend.

    “I had to say yes,” Elena, now 14, explained. “If I had said no, they would have killed my entire family.”

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05/02/2016 - 1:00pm

    Republicans have often been indignant at being portrayed as waging a “war on women,” and the rhetoric sometimes was, indeed, a bit over the top. Until Donald Trump showed up.

    Trump seems to be...

04/29/2016 - 8:00pm

    What if we talked about gun violence, and discussed only bullet size?

    To me, that seems akin to the presidential campaign discussion of women’s health. Somehow in nine Democratic debates, not a single...

04/27/2016 - 11:00am

    After the New York primary, the betting websites are giving Hillary Clinton about a 94 percent chance of being the Democratic nominee, and Donald Trump a 66 percent chance of ending up as the Republican nominee.

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04/25/2016 - 4:00pm

    A college senior boarded a flight and excitedly called his family to recount a U.N. event he had attended, but, unfortunately, he was speaking Arabic. Southwest Airlines kicked him off the plane, in the sixth case reported in the United States this year in which a...

04/20/2016 - 5:00pm

    This month a man in Orlando, Florida, dangled a dog by the scruff of its neck over a second-floor balcony, threatening to drop it 12 feet to the ground.

    Onlookers intervened and tried to rescue the dog....

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