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Trump Is the Election Crisis He Is Warning About

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Letter from Trump’s Washington

Trump Is the Election Crisis He Is Warning About

When a sitting President threatens to delay a sacrosanct American ritual, you’d better listen.

By Susan B. Glasser
News Desk

The President’s Brazen Attempt to Win Over Latino Voters

With help from Mexico’s President, Trump is trying to gain support from Hispanics in battleground states that could deliver him a second victory.

By Stephania Taladrid
Daily Comment

Trump’s Distorted View of How to Keep America Safe

The President’s notion that a miracle coronavirus cure can yield an economic revival that would boost his chances for reëlection puts his constituents at great risk.

By Amy Davidson Sorkin
Postscript

Herman Cain, a Man Who Paved the Way for Trump

The former Presidential candidate, who died on Thursday, of COVID-19, was an anomaly: a Black Republican with an unorthodox campaign style.

By Charles Bethea
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How the Coronavirus Has Changed Chinatown

The historic Manhattan neighborhood is home to more than three thousand small businesses, many of them eateries that have been hit especially hard during the pandemic.

By Han Zhang
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A Physical Comedy of the Philosophical Life

“The Last Days of Immanuel Kant” follows the famously abstemious philosopher as he’s anticipating his death, yet it’s a physical comedy filled with neo-slapstick intimacy.

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