Nicholas Kristof

05/21/2015 - 4:18pm

    This is arguably America's greatest hiking trail, a 2,650-mile serpentine path running through desert and wilderness from the Mexican border to the Canadian border. The Pacific Crest Trail meanders through cactus and redwoods, challenging humans with rivers and snowfields, rattlesnakes and bears....

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....

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.

    That...

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...

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