As the Senate returns to work and faces a fistful of thorny issues — from upgrading infrastructure to upholding voting rights — the ghost of a man named Jim Jeffords haunts the Capitol.

For 20 years China has absorbed millions of U.S. jobs. It has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of intellectual property from American companies and made itself critical to global supply chain…

Thursday marked the 50th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s 1971 speech beginning the war on drugs. By any objective accounting, the drawn-out conflict has been a colossal failure. It was begun un…

I remember sitting in fifth-grade science back in the '80s when my teacher informed all of us that his lesson for the day was done, and we could use the remaining time in class to do whatever …

This is a last ditch effort. Had anybody picked up the phone, I would not have written this.

    New York state ranks second from the bottom nationally for organ donations. Yet many compassionate citizens sign up with their driver’s license renewal or on the NYS Donor Registry. Another so…

      I am writing this in defense of the English language. Even though it is a somewhat mongrel language, it deserves a little more respect than it receives today.

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      Everywhere we look, there are signs that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us. With vaccinations now widely available, restrictions are easing, businesses are reopening, and people …

      Tuesday, June 15, 2021, marked more than 14 months since New York shut down and sealed itself off from normal life, in a valiant effort to beat back what was then a still-novel coronavirus. It…

      ALBANY (TNS) — Elizabeth Crothers was young and idealistic when she came to Albany to work at the New York State Capitol. She fled a few years later, disgusted and disillusioned.

      As the Senate returns to work and faces a fistful of thorny issues — from upgrading infrastructure to upholding voting rights — the ghost of a man named Jim Jeffords haunts the Capitol.

      For 20 years China has absorbed millions of U.S. jobs. It has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of intellectual property from American companies and made itself critical to global supply chain…

      Thursday marked the 50th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s 1971 speech beginning the war on drugs. By any objective accounting, the drawn-out conflict has been a colossal failure. It was begun un…

      The reason Democrats in Washington are increasingly frustrated is because their legislative ambitions far outstrip their congressional majorities. They have no majority at all in the U.S. Sena…