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Opinion: How we can keep health care workers safe

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been well-intentioned calls to honor our health care workers. But to truly honor them, we need to keep them safe. Keeping health workers safe is not just a moral imperative -- it is a practical one as well. Our lives depend on it.

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Opinion: What Latinos want to hear from Biden

The installation of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States was a welcome relief from four years of Donald Trump's constant demonization of Latinos, from separating immigrant children from their families to building his border wall to tossing paper towels at hurricane-ravaged Puerto Ricans. Inauguration Day featured the New York-bred Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, of Puerto Rican heritage, swearing in Vice President Kamala Harris, fellow Nuyorican Jennifer Lopez quoting the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish, and the revival of "La Casa Blanca," the Spanish-language page on the White House website.

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Opinion: Four presidents take a stand

On Wednesday, three men wearing overcoats stood in the amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, grouped at a pandemic-proper social distance as American flags whipped in the wind behind them.

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Opinion: A year into the pandemic, health care workers have a new source of hope

Last week, a Covid-19 patient of mine told me he is finally going home after four months in the hospital. His tracheostomy tube has been taken out and he's breathing on his own. He's finally able to walk again, with some help. It's a new beginning for him and as he wished me a happy New Year, I felt hopeful for the first time in a long time.

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Opinion: Are you OK? I'm not.

This is just to say I am thinking of you, dear reader, in a time when everything feels breakable. Are you holding it together? I am not. Most days I struggle with grief and rage. I often cover my face with my hands. My fingers keep closing into fists.

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Opinion: The Kamala Harris you don't know

On Wednesday, Kamala Harris became the 49th vice president of the United States, the first woman, first Black and first South Asian person to hold that office.

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Opinion: The people who saved America's democracy

Wednesday was certainly a day of celebration. After a month of turbulence, danger, and political instability, President Joe Biden was sworn into office. The transition of power happened. A new commander in chief, who is committed to the health of our democratic institutions, started his term.

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Opinion: For investors, there's plenty to be optimistic about in the year ahead

As more Covid-19 vaccines are becoming readily available, 2021 offers renewed optimism that we may expect a rebound of the economy -- and of life in general. The rapid development and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines has been nothing short of extraordinary and should allow daily life and the global economy to move from hurting to healing in the year ahead.

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Opinion: Why Putin wants to keep Navalny locked up

With Alexei Navalny back in Russia five months after surviving a poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok, his courageous return presented Russian President Vladimir Putin -- who Navalny believes ordered his killing -- with two choices: allow the high-profile activist to continue to be a thorn in his side or lock him up in the hopes that he fades into obscurity.

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