Latest News New Candidates Emerge for Trump’s Top Environmental Adviser 2018-02-22T19:01:57.000000000+00:00 A new candidate was needed after the White House withdrew its previous nominee, who had drawn criticism for calling carbon dioxide the “gas of life.” Trump Promotes Arming Teachers, but Rejects Active Shooter Drills 2018-02-22T18:48:17.000000000+00:00 President Trump promoted arming specially trained teachers to fend off school shooters, but rejected active-shooter drills to survive a rampage. Op-Ed Columnist: Free Speech and the Necessity of Discomfort 2018-02-22T18:36:31.000000000+00:00 Journalism under the siege of the perpetually enraged reader. U.S. Curling Team, Once Called ‘Rejects,’ Beats Canada to Advance to Final 2018-02-22T17:44:04.000000000+00:00 The United States had never beaten Canada in Olympic competition. Now it has done it twice in four days. Whenever a Russian Athlete Wins Gold You’ll Hear a Golden Oldie 2018-02-22T17:42:29.000000000+00:00 Russian winners at these Games will hear the unfamiliar Olympic hymn, from 1896, on the medal stand, rather than their national anthem, a penalty for the country’s doping scandal. Lens: Coming of Age Amid Patriotic Training 2018-02-22T17:41:59.000000000+00:00 Sarah Blesener documented 10 programs that teach patriotic values and military skills to American children and teenagers. Fosun Triumphs in Bidding War for Lanvin, Troubled Fashion House 2018-02-22T17:39:11.000000000+00:00 The deal was the second Chinese takeover of a European luxury brand in a month. How the N.R.A. Keeps Federal Gun Regulators in Check 2018-02-22T17:14:14.000000000+00:00 The A.T.F.’s weakened political position is partly because the N.R.A. has long used its sway to hobble the agency as well as because of a dearth of leadership and resources. Op-Ed Contributor: A Combat Zone, With Desks 2018-02-22T17:05:29.000000000+00:00 Much of what I learned in the Army is horrifyingly relevant in the classroom. Op-Ed Contributor: I’m a Campus Sexual Assault Activist. It’s Time to Reimagine How We Punish Sex Crimes. 2018-02-22T17:03:01.000000000+00:00 We cannot jail, fire or expel our way out of this crisis. We need other options.