Stepping to Spring

Stepping to Spring

Spring in Central Park (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) The first step comes on New Year’s Day. I am very strict about this: There will be no belated Christmas trappings like hungover guests who collapsed in the coatroom.…

A Meditation after Easter

A Meditation after Easter

Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters) Editor’s Note: This article was first published in the April 24, 1987, issue of National Review. *   *   * And he said unto them, Behold, when…

Supreme Court Mulls Citizenship Question for Census

Supreme Court Mulls Citizenship Question for Census

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies on Capitol Hill, June 20, 2018. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) This is another case in which Trump administration behavior is provoking plaintiffs to ask the judiciary to police the blurry boundaries…

They Fled from the Tomb

They Fled from the Tomb

People gather at Notre Dame Cathedral two days after the fire in Paris, France, April 17, 2019. (Benoit Tessier/Reuters) The church will be rebuilt. It is always being rebuilt. ‘Everything burns.” The Joker heard it…

In photos: Colorado marks 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting massacre

In photos: Colorado marks 20 years since the…

Community members, survivors and victims' families came together at Clement Park in Littleton, Colorado, to mark 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting massacre. Details: A series of events honored those affected by the…

Reparations debate gets new life in Dem House

Reparations debate gets new life in Dem House

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee's bill, H.R. 40, would focus on the way racism has been embedded in the nation’s institutions, rather than simply doling out cash. The bill has gained nearly 50 co-sponsors so far.…

Opinion: Rockets show they can win with James Harden at his worst

Opinion: Rockets show they can win with James…

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers breaks down all the playoff action from Saturday night's slate of games. USA TODAY James Harden has had nights where he only scored 22 points before, but he hasn’t…

Embiid calls Dudley a nobody after Butler fracas

Embiid calls Dudley a nobody after Butler fracas

NEW YORK -- Jimmy Butler and Jared Dudley were both ejected from the Philadelphia 76ers' 112-108 Game 4 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday after Dudley shoved Joel Embiid and officials had to separate…

Crawford wins by TKO when Khan cant continue

Crawford wins by TKO when Khan cant continue

NEW YORK -- The argument over who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world has been largely a two-man discussion between unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and welterweight titlist Terence Crawford, who have had…

Felicity Huffman and the Stagecraft of Apologies

Felicity Huffman and the Stagecraft of Apologies

Actress Felicity Huffman, facing charges in a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme, leaves federal court in Boston, Mass., April 3, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) You’re not sorry if you’re trying to get something by saying so…

Screw York Yankees

Screw York Yankees

During the national anthem at Yankee Stadium, April 10, 2019 (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports/File Photo/via Reuters) You are dead to me. You are a collection of Fredos. The cock has crowed, you pathetic sniveling jerks.…

The Mueller Report Vindicates Bill Barr

The Mueller Report Vindicates Bill Barr

Attorney General William Barr (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Barr has provided Congress with the full, at times gory details drawn from Mueller’s aggressive investigation. Democrats and their media partners owe Bill Barr an apology. He won’t get…

Bernie versus the Democratic Party

Bernie versus the Democratic Party

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally in New York, March 2, 2019. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) This time, the Democrats might not win Hollywood is filled with remakes and reboots. Washington is about to get…

Jesus is Not the Joker

Jesus is Not the Joker

Joaquin Phoenix in Mary Magdalene (IFC) Mary Magdalene suffers from a miscast Joaquin Phoenix, drab visuals, and a muddled message. Actors love to think they can play anything, but the job of any half-decent filmmaker…