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Never Too Late: Arkansas man, 65, makes his dream come true

Published Nov. 17 2018

It's never too late.

Please, Bernie and Elizabeth, don't

Published Nov. 17 2018

WASHINGTON—Please, please, please, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Don't run for president in 2020 as you both intend to do.

The shame of the Catholic Church

Published Nov. 17 2018

One doesn't have to be Roman Catholic or even Christian to recognize the great good the Catholic Church has done....

Even superheroes need courage on the 'battlefield'

Published Nov. 16 2018

Americans love the idea of a superhero, someone possessed of supernatural powers used for the common good.

President vs. the Press: Was White House right to ban CNN reporter?

Published Nov. 16 2018

Last week, the White House pulled the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta following a contentious incident during a...

Beto for president? Here are his pluses and minuses

Published Nov. 16 2018

Even before a tide of Republican votes doomed his spectacular but ultimately unsuccessful senatorial candidacy, Beto O'Rourke sought to rule...

Despite everything, U.S. and Turkey getting closer

Published Nov. 16 2018

It was only three months ago that President Donald Trump was boasting about sanctions designed to cripple Turkey's economy. On...

Texas saves French wine

Published Nov. 16 2018

It would be particularly ugly if French wine makers showed ingratitude toward the U.S. after a Texan saved the European...

Medical Marijuana: Arkansas takes slow and steady approach while Oklahoma goes wide open

Published Nov. 15 2018

It's been more than two years since Arkansas voters approved the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana.

Letters to the Editor: Opioid crisis

Published Nov. 15 2018

I am writing today to talk about "our" opioid problem. The way I see people doing hydrocodone acetaminophen like it's...

Keeping the youth wave of voting going strong

Published Nov. 15 2018

America's young voters were the unsung heroes of last Tuesday's midterm elections. In New York, 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made history...

Harvard's problem is a version of America's

Published Nov. 15 2018

WASHINGTON—In the hierarchy of pleasures, schadenfreude ranks second only to dry martinis at dusk, so conservatives are enjoying Harvard's entanglement...

Buy Testing Strips?: Signs around town offer cash for diabetic supplies

Published Nov. 14 2018

We've been seeing quite a few signs around town offering to buy diabetic testing strips, along with a number to...

Letter to the Editor: Minimum Wage

Published Nov. 14 2018

Referring to your editorial dated Nov 10, I submit that you missed the point when discussing the minimum wage. Although...

House Democrats should put deals on the table

Published Nov. 14 2018

With Democrats set to take over the House, it's easy to get the sense that they have only one goal:...

What's wrong with the Florida election system?

Published Nov. 14 2018

MIAMI—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) had the best line when it comes to the latest Florida election in which contests for...

Trump, press corps could both use a timeout

Published Nov. 13 2018

President Donald Trump walked into his East Room news conference Wednesday with a carefully scripted plan. He hoped to make...

Blue wave a bit of a bust, but Dems refuse to see

Published Nov. 13 2018

To hear the spin Wednesday morning, you'd think Democrats swept the map on Election Day.

American Heroes: Firefighters travel to California to help battle to devastating blazes

Published Nov. 13 2018

Three major wildfires are raging in California. At least 29 people have been killed. More than 6,700 buildings have been...

VA Backlog: Thousands of veterans are facing financial troubles as GI Bill payments delayed

Published Nov. 12 2018

Last year President Donald Trump signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act—commonly called the "Forever GI Bill"—a piece...

Dear Sen. Cruz: Use second chance wisely

Published Nov. 12 2018

Dear Sen. Cruz,

Midterms: Republicans had a great story to tell

Published Nov. 12 2018

As expected, Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives. But the much-anticipated "blue wave" failed to appear. History shows...

Hate speech only flourishes when we allow it

Published Nov. 12 2018

As a patriotic American, the daughter of an immigrant mother who taught herself English in order to become a U.S....