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‘Huddled Masses’ in Statue of Liberty Poem Are European, Trump Official Says

Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, one of the Trump administration’s top immigration officials, set off a controversy…

Change Your Perspective to Change Your Life

Several years ago I found myself lost one night near Big Sur, Calif. Fog encircled me,…

On Walt Whitman’s Big Birthday, 10 Glorious Relics

“I am large, I contain multitudes,” Walt Whitman wrote in “Song of Myself.” And these days,…

Edwin Drummond, 73, Who Turned Climbing Into Activism, Dies

Edwin Drummond, a mountaineer and poet who made international headlines by scaling landmarks like the Statue…

Simon Armitage Is U.K.’s New Poet Laureate

LONDON — The list of those who have served as Britain’s poet laureate contains many distinguished…

Aung San Suu Kyi Has a New Target: Political Satire

YANGON, Myanmar — Poets were holding court on the street this week in Myanmar’s largest city,…

D’Angelo Russell Is Poetry on the Court. Take It From a Poet.

The poet and the point guard have never met. But they see the parallels in their…

A Valentine in Uncertain Times: ‘I Kiss You Amid the Taliban’

Every step, every destination, I love you. To spite the murderous traditions, I love you. You…

52 Books for 52 Places

In an interview earlier this year, The Times’s new 52 traveler Sebastian Modak questioned whether he…