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Hurricanes won't change forecast from Fed Reserve

Published Sep. 17 2017

Hurricanes upend lives. They become demarcations for millions of people—life before the storm and after. Harvey and Irma have done...

Hypocrisy on the Left: Feinstein questioning religion of judicial nominee was an outrage

Published Sep. 16 2017

It's right there in the U.S. Constitution. You can read it for yourself.

Cheers & Jeers

Published Sep. 16 2017

Cheers & Jeers for Sept. 16, 2017

Two governors tackle health insurance

Published Sep. 16 2017

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper have shown that American politics does not need to...

Who will challenge Trump in 2020?

Published Sep. 16 2017

It's way too early to think about the 2020 presidential primaries—too early for normal people, that is. But that hasn't...

Trump, the GOP and the option play

Published Sep. 16 2017

What just happened? President Trump cut a deal with Democrats to pay for hurricane damage relief and raise the debt...

Fair Deal?: Is annual event good or bad for Texarkana?

Published Sep. 15 2017

As the Four States Fair and Rodeo prepares to wrap up this weekend, we have been seeing a lot of...

Letter to the Editor: History

Published Sep. 15 2017

I was wondering if anyone involved in this frenzy to do away with all Confederate memorials has set a date...

Let NFL handle its business without court interference

Published Sep. 15 2017

So the Cowboys are 1-0, with Ezekiel Elliott logging his first 100-yard game. Everybody's happy, right?

Trump will have to continue working with Democrats

Published Sep. 15 2017

Shortly before Hurricane Irma hit the U.S. mainland, the latest waves of Hurricane Trump hit Washington, reshaping political battle lines...

Equifax Breach: Credit reporting industry needs to step up or face stricter regulation

Published Sep. 14 2017

For a long time, the fortunes of nearly all Americans have been affected by the data held by the Big...

Trump's deal a welcome example of cooperation

Published Sep. 14 2017

The idea that Donald Trump would barrel into Washington, D.C., and get things done was a key reason many voters...

Football's back, but problems persist at Penn State

Published Sep. 14 2017

WASHINGTON—For too long, perhaps, Penn State University has lived in its own little world. It's a school so dedicated to...

An elementary lesson on the burdens of progressivism

Published Sep. 14 2017

WASHINGTON—Life is exhausting—and daily choices are unbearably burdensome—for some Americans who are so comfortably situated that they have the time...

Big Donation: Arkansas rice growers generosity to help locals during Hunger Action Month

Published Sep. 12 2017

September is Hunger Action Month and a local resource that helps the needy is benefiting from Arkansas agriculture's desire to...

Hillary still doesn't know what happened

Published Sep. 12 2017

Was this book necessary? Hillary Clinton's anguished, angry memoir of her presidential campaign, "What Happened," will be unveiled this week,...

Pacification brings unjust vilification

Published Sep. 12 2017

On March 14, 1891, in the city of New Orleans, 11 Italian Americans were lynched by an angry mob. The...

The Mafia, the migrants and the money

Published Sep. 12 2017

ROME—I spotted them on my way to dinner with a friend near Castel Gandolfo. They are migrants from Africa, sitting...

School Bus Safety Belts: New Texas law requires them, but where will the money come from?

Published Sep. 12 2017

Back in 2006, a Beaumont, Texas, high school bus overturned, killing two students. Then in 2015 a bus from Houston...

Congress: Don't delay sleep requirement rule

Published Sep. 12 2017

It's difficult for the average driver to safely navigate congested roads, rain-slicked asphalt and those curvy stretches of highway that...

Trump did everyone a favor by working with Dems

Published Sep. 12 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan want you to know they're plenty angry about President Donald...

Houston's 'Dunkirk moment' unites Americans

Published Sep. 12 2017

Dunkirk, as memorialized in arguably the best movie of the summer, foreshadowed the catastrophic events wrought by Hurricane Harvey in...

Patriot Day: We remember those who died in terror attacks 16 years ago

Published Sep. 11 2017

Today is Patriot Day, a National Day of Service and Remembrance when we recall the worst terrorist attack on U.S....