Scott Brinton
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I remember an expanse of scrubland with massive saguaro cacti stretching out to a ridge in the distance. The sun was setting, and the evening light crept over the rocky outcrop before me. From behind the cacti, ragged-looking men suddenly appeared . . . more
The decisive moment came on July 21, 1969, according to NASA’s flight log. The Apollo 11 lunar module . . . more
There I sat on a stool at the end of the lunch counter at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in Patchogue, awaiting word on my grandfather, who had suffered his first or second heart attack of three. more
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old Democrat from the Bronx, is surely the most dangerous elected official now in office. You know she is because . . . more
Is Facebook responsible for genocide? It’s an unexpected question, and a frightening one, I know, but it’s one that must be asked. Hear me out. more
My ears were ringing on March 7, so I thought I might have an ear infection. I hurried to an urgent care center, thinking I’d grab an antibiotic and be at work the next day. I was wrong. more
I am a child, scavenging the halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. I am 6 or 8 or 10; I can’t recall. Many of the world’s greatest works of art stare down at me. I am unimpressed. My eyes are fixed on the oak floor. more
Marie Colvin, the acclaimed international war correspondent for The Sunday Times in London, lived a frenetic life, squeezed into a narrow space between sanity and madness. more
At least the federal government’s Santa tracker remained after a partial government shutdown last week, forced by President Trump’s stubborn insistence that Congress allocate $5 billion in funding for his wall to separate the United States and Mexico. more
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