Author: Tom Zoellner

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If there is one hopeful note after the deadly train derailment, Tom Zoellner writes, it's that important modifications often follow a high-profile crash. [Read More]
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If you don't like the messaging of a nonprofit group and you have lots of money, one tactic you might try is to neutralize it... [Read More]
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President Trump has a lot in common with his early supporter. [Read More]
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The state's ideas and style match those of the 45th president. What better place for him to revert to his natural form? [Read More]
It's no surprise that when the president's poll numbers sink low, he visits the place that embraced Trumpism before Trump.        ... [Read More]
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Either through the food, the atmosphere, or the connection to local culture, these restaurants all say something about the surrounding landscape.... [Read More]
In "The Storied City," Charlie English tells a tale of smuggling literary treasures out of Timbuktu to save them from fundamentalist firebrands. [Read More]
Donald Trump is commander of the American nuclear arsenal, and Kim Jong Un has announced that North Korea is in the "final stage" of perfecting... [Read More]
There is a courtesy in air travel so commonplace as to be nearly unnoticeable: the formal goodbye outside the cockpit where the passengers get to... [Read More]
Tags: opinion - Train - air
Stepping on board a train is like irrationally getting on a magic carpet with a genie, says Tom Zoellner, and trusting in a system with... [Read More]
In nine ways defined by culture, demographics, and leadership, Arizona has been preparing the way for the national ascendancy of Donald Trump. [Read More]
Being president requires administrative skills, intellectual preparation, team-building ability and rational decision-making. [Read More]
For U.S. travelers, Cuba has long been a titillating no-go zone. A trip was a statement either of serious purpose or cool defiance - risqué  but... [Read More]
Many compared Dana Seetahal's murder to a local version of the JFK assassination: an attack not only on a beloved local authority figure but also... [Read More]
We congratulate ourselves for passing toothless laws. [Read More]
Some Tucson-centric works make the list of contenders... [Read More]
What Arizona needs right about now is a good novel. Nothing else will do. Not a change in governor, a fumigation of the Legislature, a... [Read More]
You have to feel sorry for Munich. Home to museums, universities, beer halls and one spectacular glockenspiel, it gets international recognition instead for a misbegotten... [Read More]
A review of American diplomatic history shows that no agreement with a rival, no matter how wise or necessary, can be considered complete until it... [Read More]
You have to feel sorry for Munich. Home to museums, universities, beer halls and one spectacular glockenspiel, it gets international recognition instead for a misbegotten... [Read More]
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