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Voter ID: Appeals court wrong to rule law discriminatory

Published Jul. 23 2016

Once again, Texas' voter identification law is under fire.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Jul. 23 2016

Cheers & Jeers for July 23, 2016

Recess starts with unfinished business

Published Jul. 23 2016

Congress has once again let partisan paralysis prevent it from passing the fundamental necessary spending bills that keep the government...

Clear evidence needed on U.S. cleric

Published Jul. 23 2016

Could an old man in Pennsylvania really be responsible for an attempted coup that nearly unseated a NATO ally and...

Cause and effect and America's future

Published Jul. 23 2016

In 1926, speaking about the Declaration of Independence on its 150th anniversary, President Calvin Coolidge noted the unique philosophy behind...

Ted Cruz: Was Texas senator standing on principles by not endorsing Donald Trump?

Published Jul. 22 2016

Ted Cruz, the Republican senator from Texas who was Donald Trump's biggest rival for the GOP presidential nomination, made quite...

Letter to the Editor: Bad examples

Published Jul. 22 2016

I have heard much talk about the lack of manners of our youth. As an "elderly" woman, I'm here to...

As Trump steals show, GOP drafts disturbing platform+

Published Jul. 22 2016

WASHINGTON—So, you are undoubtedly asking yourself, "What does this new Republican Party, so chaotically forged in Cleveland, stand for?"

A house divided on display this week in Cleveland

Published Jul. 22 2016

CLEVELAND—Like partners in a shotgun marriage, Donald Trump and the Republican Party's establishment are preaching unity this week in hopes...

'The Worst Thing': Ohio case highlights need to be aware of child abuse indicators

Published Jul. 20 2016

Children look to their mothers for love and protection. And mothers give both in abundance.

The love and legend of Toni Jo and the Cowboy

Published Jul. 20 2016

Pretty much everyone knows the story of Bonnie and Clyde—or at least the story presented in movies and on TV.

Letter to the Editor: Black lives matter

Published Jul. 20 2016

Black lives matter! Black lives matter greatly and Blacks have every reason to be upset. In the last fifty years...

A Lone Star wall too high for the Republican Party?

Published Jul. 20 2016

WASHINGTON—Political conventions are echo chambers designed to generate feelings of invincibility, sending forth the party faithful with a spring in...

Protecting Police: Gov. Greg Abbot's proposal is one Texans can support

Published Jul. 20 2016

In the wake of terrible tragedies that saw five Dallas police officers shot to death and three Baton Rouge officers...

Pence is the salt to Trump's pepper

Published Jul. 20 2016

The announcement by Donald Trump of Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate had not yet been made official...

Controversy has no facts, just videos

Published Jul. 20 2016

Our nation's police officers aren't killing young black males for sport. That's the first and most important point.

After 'Brexit,' French looking to elections

Published Jul. 20 2016

PARIS—These days, there is one overriding issue on the minds of the French. It isn't "Brexit."

Major league drops ball on Latino skippers

Published Jul. 20 2016

The atmosphere was particularly festive around the Latin American players at baseball's recent All-Star game.

Letters to the Editor

Published Jul. 18 2016

How can one vote for a woman who deliberately lies to the relatives of people who died largely to her...

Squeezing memories from this week

Published Jul. 18 2016

My friend Betty Douglass made a lamp for me out of an old accordion, an unusual objet d'art to say...

A real moment of sweet humanity

Published Jul. 18 2016

We were driving down Woodward Avenue in Detroit to check on the water ice shop, my nephew and I, two...

Poké What?: Hot new game takes T-Town by storm—That's a good thing

Published Jul. 18 2016

The smartphone game Pokémon Go is causing quite a stir here

Worth Watching: This year's party conventions may not be pep rallies

Published Jul. 18 2016

There was a time when Americans paid a lot of attention to Republican and Democratic party conventions.