Parker: The hard knocks of pro football

President Obama’s imaginary son is back in town, and this time he can’t play football. Dad says so. And Mom probably would, too. On this point, we three could smoke a peace pipe. The president’s remarks come from the continuing gift of his interview with New...

Taking the fight to end human trafficking to the federal, state and local levels

Amy Klobuchar is a Democratic senator from Minnesota and authored the Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act. Cindy McCain is co-chair of the Arizona governor’s task force on human trafficking. Joy Friedman was 15 years old when she was first sold for sex. A pimp found...

Ignatius: In the West Bank, pride has become bitterness

HALHUL, West Bank Hoping to understand the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in human terms, I paid a visit last week to a Palestinian farmer named Hammadeh Kashkeesh, whom I first met 32 years ago. The encounter reminded me of the pain at the heart of this dispute and of...

Sharapova and Pavlyuchenkova reach Open GDF semis

PARIS (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sharapova thrashed eighth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-2, 6-2 on Friday to set up an all-Russian semifinal against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Open Gaz de France. Although Sharapova dropped her serve once, the four-time Grand Slam...

A forehand into the net

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Celebrating the shooter, not the victims

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Bundle up those pets

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Entrenching gender stereotypes

Succumbing to the worst tendencies of “third-wave” feminism, Joan C. Williams [“Sexist boss? Try gender judo,” Outlook, Jan. 26] ironically proved that we are hardly enjoying a so-called “post-feminist” age. Williams, an academic focused on gender in the workplace, exhorted...

Standing up to the weather

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Pete Seeger’s environmental siren song

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