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Two Fronts: Texas voter ID law faces federal, state challenges

Published May. 3 2016

As the November elections approach, Texas' voter ID law is under attack on two fronts.

Post-9/11 injustices still reach far, wide

Published May. 2 2016

WASHINGTON—In the days following the 2001 terrorist attack on America, plenty of things were done that probably should not have...

Trump makes foray into foreign territory

Published May. 2 2016

While covering a news event last Wednesday afternoon, a most unsettling realization came over me. It was based not on...

Show the voters a little more leg, Bill

Published May. 2 2016

It's not enough that this has been one of the strangest years in presidential politics ever when you consider the...

Inspiration: Paul McCartney meets real heroes behind Beatles song

Published May. 2 2016

From posts on Facebook and other social media sites, we know that several folks from the Twin Cities were in...

How does the government waste money? Plenty of ways

Published May. 2 2016

News flash: government is inefficient. In the latest version of its annual report on government efficiency and effectiveness, the Government...

How do you solve a problem like Saudi Arabia?

Published May. 2 2016

President Barack Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia this week will have little impact on the mounting American hostility toward the...

American Pharoah is living the good life

Published May. 1 2016

VERSAILLES, Ky.—Nearly a calendar year since he embarked on the historic trek that would make him Thoroughbred racing's first Triple...

Five Years: Osama bin Laden is gone, but terrorism remains a major threat

Published May. 1 2016

After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the United States pledged to track down the mastermind behind the deaths of...

Is it a 'lot' better, or is it a 'lot' worse?

Published May. 1 2016

In college, I took a computer science class that required students to learn how to write basic instructions in a...

Grade: 'E' for entertaining: Only time will tell for Cowboys' wild, unpredictable draft

Published May. 1 2016

If the second day of your draft raises eyebrows and has the look of a bust, but your first and...

Bautista, Jays to host Texas on Monday

Published May. 1 2016

With all due respect to Bryce Harper, the Bruh of Bat Etiquette, if baseball is going to appoint a Fun...

Scion iM (It's...just okay)

Published Apr. 30 2016

Rolling down a back highway through the Arkansas hills, the sweeping esses looked inviting, a gentle turn and slight dip...

New Porsche 911 Carrera goes turbo

Published Apr. 30 2016

Porsche has been making 911s since 1963. So a new one is no big deal.

2016 Audi TT is cute coupe with more style than power

Published Apr. 30 2016

The third-generation Audi TT is cute. It's a coupe that doesn't have the performance chops to compete with the...

2016 BMW X1 feels more like a crossover, less like a compromise

Published Apr. 30 2016

"Is that the new BMW X5?" asked my neighbor. When I tell him it is actually the X1, two sizes...

Under the Hood: My van keeps killing all its battery power

Published Apr. 30 2016

I have a 2005 Dodge Caravan with about 60,000 miles on it. Over the past couple of years, it's gone...

A little hipster grows in Brooklyn

Published Apr. 30 2016

This is a story about the rebirth of an old community and the birth of one of its new baby...

In case of Trump nomination, break glass

Published Apr. 30 2016

WASHINGTON—Donald Trump's damage to the Republican Party, although already extensive, has barely begun. Republican quislings will multiply, slinking into support...

Who will fix the federal tax system?

Published Apr. 30 2016

It's political season once again, and candidates are floating various proposals to "fix" our broken tax system—a system so complicated...

Cheers & Jeers

Published Apr. 29 2016

Cheers & Jeers for April 30, 2016

No Excuses: 2016's top educator overcame tough upbringing with the help of her teachers

Published Apr. 29 2016

What happens when a girl grows up in a tough neighborhood? When everyone she knows is poor and where drugs...

Assault on facts: Shady testimony on assault bill

Published Apr. 29 2016

In war, the confusion generated by fighting and killing is often referred to as "the fog of war" at the...