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Rob Rogers' firing is a frightening omen

By Nick Anderson
Every once in a great while, American readers experience a rare moment of collective awareness about editorial cartooning -- in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in France and the Mohammed cartoon controversy in Denmark, for example, when the loss of life and violent demonstrations forced the world to take note.

Talking and sharing are key to suicide prevention

By Dese'Rae L. Stage
I talk about suicide every day. I've seen suicide from more angles than I'd wish on anyone: I've lost friends to suicide, seen the immediate aftermath of a suicide death, and survived two of my own suicide attempts. In the years after my most recent attempt in 2006, it felt like I was alone in what I'd been through. I didn't know anyone else who was open about having attempted suicide and lived; all I could find online were statistics, and a handful of anonymous stories wrapped with happy endings like neat little bows. They lacked the warmth of human idiosyncrasy. I couldn't connect.
TIJUANA, MEXICO - JUNE 21:  A migrant mother walks with her two daughters on their way to cross the port of entry into the U.S. for their asylum hearing on June 21, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. The mother, who did not wish to give their names, said they were fleeing their hometown near the Pacific coast of Mexico after suffering a violent carjacking of her taxicab. The Trump Administration's controversial zero tolerance immigration policy led to an increase in the number of migrant children who have been separated from their families at the southern U.S. border. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has added that domestic and gang violence in immigrants' country of origin would no longer qualify them for political asylum status.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Trump must appoint a 'Family Reunification Czar'

By Van Jones, Host
If the thousands of migrant children who have been taken from their families are ever to be rejoined with their parents, then President Donald Trump must appoint a "Family Reunification Czar" immediately.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi,  (D-CA) speaks during a news conference held by House Democrats condemning the Trump Administration's targeting of the Affordable Care Act's pre-existing condition, in the US Capitol on June 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images)

Impeachment fever is bad for the Democrats

By Julian Zelizer, CNN Political Analyst
Julian Zelizer says don't be distracted by the Nixon-era level of support for impeachment; it's not going anywhere, barring a stunning finding from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and there are better ways for Democrats to deal with Trump

Would James Madison have used his cell phone in the shower?

By Jeffrey Toobin, CNN
James Madison never had a cell phone -- not even a flip phone! But the Supreme Court is frequently called on to conjure what Madison and the other framers of the Constitution might have made of our world, one very different from the one they knew.

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