Fans of the national pastime, there is good news: The baseball gods have answered your prayers. The summer of 2020 will not be a total loss. The Major League Baseball season will be drastically abbreviated, short on spectators and different in ways that may cause purists to pound the ground …

You can live in Washington, D.C., amid the nation’s cherished monuments to democracy and representative government — the U.S. Capitol, the stately congressional office buildings, the White House — and still be among the most disenfranchised citizens in the nation.

I had never heard of the Orphan Trains as part my study of American History in school. That seems a bit strange to me, considering that these trains were used from 1854 until the early 1930s, a period of more than 75 years, and formed a significant part of our country’s past.

The Wall Street Journal on the American Museum of Natural History removing an equestrian statue of Theodore Roosevelt flanked by a Native American man and African American man that stands on the building’s entrance:

The Wall Street Journal on the American Museum of Natural History removing an equestrian statue of Theodore Roosevelt flanked by a Native American man and African American man that stands on the building’s entrance: