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Opinion - Columnists

How my struggles can save others

Published Jun. 22 2018

I've been asked several times now why I wanted to kill my wife.

Trump's pattern of cozying to Russia

Published Jun. 22 2018

Vladimir Putin's decision to back Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign increasingly looks like one of his smartest investments. Soon, Putin...

AT&T and the case for digital innovation

Published Jun. 20 2018

A good way to guarantee you'll be wrong about something is to predict the future of technology. As in, "One...

Relationships with dictators won't save the world

Published Jun. 20 2018

"We have developed a very special bond," President Donald Trump said of Kim Jong Un at the end of the...

Question of bias and the eye of the beholder

Published Jun. 20 2018

Would you consider a jihadist biased against Jews? Could a member of a white supremacist group be accused of bias...

U.S. Open being remembered for wrong reasons

Published Jun. 20 2018

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.—If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it...

Is this the beginning of a beautiful friendship?

Published Jun. 18 2018

If our past two weeks of reality TV diplomacy were being rushed into a quickie paperback, the conventional wisdom of...

Don't be afraid to talk about mental illness

Published Jun. 18 2018

Hakeem Howard, a senior at Quince Orchard High School in suburban Maryland, was in his first-period class one morning listening...

Get a good job and other tips for would-be writers

Published Jun. 18 2018

I have an old friend who is starting a course in creative writing. I thought he could use some advice...

Tough anti-drug laws 'racist?' Blame black leaders

Published Jun. 18 2018

Why did Alice Marie Johnson, a first-time nonviolent drug offender, get a life sentence? She and her husband divorced in...

Tiny Iceland neutralizes Messi and Argentina

Published Jun. 17 2018

MOSCOW—When the final whistle blew, Lionel Messi angrily kicked away the ball like it was poison and tore off his...

Sporty compact

Published Jun. 16 2018

The compact Ioniq Hybrid, introduced last year to be Hyundai's direct competitor to the popular Toyota Prius, entered its second...

Ford reveals Mustang with upgrades

Published Jun. 16 2018

Ford will build a 2019 model of its fast and popular Shelby GT350 Mustang with a number of upgrades to...

Ford Explorer, Jeep Grand Cherokee get worst ratings in crash test

Published Jun. 16 2018

The Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee fared worst among midsize SUVs in the latest crash test results from the...

GM plans to expand Bolt productions, 20 new vehicles by 2023

Published Jun. 16 2018

DETROIT—General Motors reiterated Tuesday that it is committed to an all-electric future and will increase production of its Bolt hatchback...

Genuflecting to presidential power

Published Jun. 16 2018

WASHINGTON—Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., wonders: "Is there any doubt that America would view a foreign nation firing missiles at targets...

Positive possibilities from summit

Published Jun. 16 2018

Once upon a time it was fire and fury and loads of sanctions like nobody ever saw before, and look,...

The looming Social Security crisis

Published Jun. 16 2018

WASHINGTON—The Social Security crisis is not only real, it is already well upon us.

The blueprint for the AT&T-Time Warner deal was written years ago

Published Jun. 16 2018

In the aftermath of a federal judge's approval Tuesday of the mega-merger between AT&T and Time Warner, you'll be reading...

Cheers and Jeers

Published Jun. 16 2018

CHEERS: "For God so love the world" this includes homosexuals, but, "Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor...

A tribute to Charles Krauthammer

Published Jun. 16 2018

I have often thought that tributes to those we love are best made when the object of our affection is...

Swimsuit moment was empowering

Published Jun. 16 2018

Last week, the 97-year-old Miss America organization removed the word "pageant" from its name and dropped the swimsuit competition, caving...

Is taking on Trump too risky for Republicans?

Published Jun. 14 2018

The big primary news on Tuesday was the defeat of Republican Congressman Mark Sanford. It's a good opportunity to repeat...