After a May 22 Times article about the plight of America’s long-haul truckers elicited a great deal of interest, we asked truck drivers what they would say to drivers of four-wheeled vehicles if they got the chance.
Responses came in by the — well, by the hundreds, let’s just say, with practical advice about highway safety, fervent pleas to put down those smartphones and requests to be treated with dignity.
Truckers want to be seen (even if they are unseen, high up in their cabs) as fellow hu...
After a new poll of Chicagoans showed that they are deeply dissatisfied with the direction of their city, distrustful of their police force and divided along racial lines, people here and around the country weighed in on social media.
Mal Whitfield, a sleek middle-distance runner who won three Olympic gold medals for the United States, at one point as a Tuskegee Airman, and later became an American good-will ambassador promoting athletics abroad, died on Thursday in Washington. He was 91.