Kelly Jane Torrance

The Archive

Hochul versus Zeldin: comparing their election promises

The candidates see very different stakes in November’s election.

'It's about survival': Manhattan bodega owner shares his anxiety

"New York City is going [thumbs-down]."

Jury delivers justice in Depp v. Heard — for the actor and America

The jury at Johnny Depp's defamation trial sent a clear message about what Amber Heard and the movement she supposedly stands for have inflicted on America.

Russian musicians don't deserve cancellation for Putin's crimes

American organizations are canceling Russian musicians who do not directly denounce Putin, the man who wields power over not just their livelihoods but their lives. 

US diplomats evacuating embassy in Ukraine as fears of Russian invasion grow

Russia has massed roughly 130,000 troops and a huge arsenal of weapons along Ukrainian borders in recent months, has repeatedly denied that it seeks to invade.

Canadian truckers send Trudeau into hiding — and just might help end COVID mandates

While Justin was comfortably in hiding, thousands braved an extreme-cold warning to join truck drivers who’d come to Parliament Hill from points east and west. Some say they won’t leave...

Joe Biden could solve the mystery of COVID's origins — but he won't

Why, oh, why is President Joe Biden reluctant to get to the bottom of COVID’s origins, despite once vowing "the world deserves answers, and I will not rest until we...

Unfair Bill de Blasio: Papers, please!

It’s a cliché of dictatorships — and what one NYC bartender tells me he feels like he’s saying every time he asks a customer to show him proof of vaccination

US media shamefully justified a string of Canadian church burnings

One day this month in Canada, 10 Catholic churches were vandalized in a single city, Calgary. In the last month, arsonists and vandals have attacked dozens of Canadian churches, burning some entirely...

How Cuomo & Co.'s crazy edicts only made the pandemic worse for eateries like Mexico Lindo

With 70 percent of adults vaccinated this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted most pandemic restrictions, fêting the occasion with fireworks. “We can now return to life as we know it....