Scott Brinton
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The bestseller “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen,” by Christopher McDougall, was published shortly before I took up running again in 2010, after a long hiatus. more
In November 2000, I was 33 and thought I had it all figured out. I was a journalist. I reported on elections. I was politically savvy, I told myself. I recall a conversation I had . . . more
I grew up in Yaphank, a 14-square-mile hamlet in Suffolk County, virtually in the middle of Long Island. (The community to the north is, in fact, called Middle Island.) I remember . . . more
I have a thesis that will be highly unpopular among –– and wildly derided by –– 30 to 40 percent of the liberal left: Sen. Bernie Sanders is out of touch with reality. more
I covered Donald Trump long before he ran for president. It was the mid-2000s, and the American economy was tanking –– big time. The Donald wanted to construct a posh, $24 million, 86,000-square-foot catering hall called Trump on the Ocean . . . more
In 2002, Hillary Clinton was rebuilding her tattered image –– and life. It was at that moment that our paths crossed, albeit only for a day. I’m happy they did. Barring unforeseen events, I have little doubt that she will become the first woman president later this year, and someday in the distant future I’ll be able tell my grandchildren that I interviewed and photographed her. more
At first, sirens would blare for five minutes, a signal that nearby residents must turn on their TVs and radios and listen for Emergency Alert System announcements. more
In my wildest political musings, I could not have imagined a more comically frightening scene: Sarah Palin standing side by side with Donald Trump, endorsing him for president. more
Ethan Couch was 16 years old when he crammed seven friends into his father’s Ford F-350 pickup truck and drove drunk at 70 miles per hour on the 40-mph Burleson-Retta Road in Texas on June 15, 2013, according to published reports.Couch lost control of the vehicle . . . more
President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
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