To the editor: The 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade this Friday occurs in the same week as the celebration of the birth of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Roe v. Wade legalized abortion nationwide and led to the destruction of 60 million babies.

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In a winter when most Americans could use a good news story to lift their patriotic spirits, we find one unfolding — albeit 4,000 miles from here — in snow-covered places like Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Finland. That’s where the women’s U.S. Cross-Country Ski Team, led by the standout p…

When he takes the oath of office today, Joseph R. Biden will become the 46th president of the United States of America. President Biden entered the race for the White House endeavoring to restore the “soul” of America, and he now has his work cut out for him.

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I remember the Obama years well. There was a massive surge of national pride when Barack Obama was elected. America had done something important. It had overcome a hurdle on its path to racial inclusion. It had dealt a blow to its past.

Donald Trump’s administration overpromised on coronavirus vaccines. In November, his secretary of health and human services said there would be 40 million doses available by the end of the 2020; he was off by about a month. Trump himself promised 100 million doses in that same period. Everyt…

PITTSFIELD — On Jan. 20, 2021, Joseph R. Biden Jr. took the oath of office and was officially sworn in as America’s 46th president. Wasting no time, on day one, he took action to undo what he described as over a dozen of former President Donald Trump’s most harmful policies, which included r…

Now that I’ve finished watching almost every British mystery I could find on BritBox or Acorn TV, I have changed gears and begun to plant my virtual garden. With a stack of seed catalogs waiting on the table, I have looked for gardening inspiration in a new place this year, the weekly BBC ga…

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