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How the other guy gets it done downtown

Published Jun. 25 2017

Be jealous of El Dorado, Ark. Be very, very jealous.

Lexus RC 200t Coupe

Published Jun. 25 2017

Neither the fastest down the track nor the quickest through a curve, the four-cylinder Lexus RC 200t nonetheless possesses its...

Under the Hood: Reviewing some battery basics

Published Jun. 25 2017

I took my 3-year-old Subaru Forester to the dealer for routine service. When I returned at the designated time, I...

Toyota Camry looks to shed its vanilla persona

Published Jun. 25 2017

NEWBERG, Ore.—Sometimes, a car's name is appropriate.

Mini Clubman gets souped up with new ALL4

Published Jun. 25 2017

My first drive in a Mini was in Paris in the late 1970s.

BMW's 2017 X4 M40i compact SUV drives like a sports car

Published Jun. 25 2017

BMW's X4 is either compact SUV or beefy hatchback, depending on how one sees it. Its new top-of-the line X4...

Baseball's pace of play needs some juice

Published Jun. 24 2017

OMAHA, Nebraska—From Little League on up, players emulate major leaguers, so Major League Baseball's pace-of-play problem is trickling down. Four...

Gun control is fine except for not working

Published Jun. 24 2017

Whenever there is a shooting, liberals have an answer that is not an answer, namely the charade of more gun...

Less stressful time for stress tests

Published Jun. 24 2017

For seven years, America's biggest banks have undergone annual financial stress tests, with at least one bank failing to make...

Williams proves to be a giant for community

Published Jun. 24 2017

Byron Williams may have fudged a bit on his height when he played in the NFL, Canadian Football League and...

Health battle needs Inspirer-in-Chief

Published Jun. 24 2017

It's mourning again in America for the Democrats. This time, they are grieving two losses in Republican congressional districts in...

That sinking feeling in Puerto Rico

Published Jun. 24 2017

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is drowning. The island, so popular with tourists, is $123 billion in debt. That's more...

GOP plans will worsen opioid scourge

Published Jun. 23 2017

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio—It's true. This feels like the center of the opioid crisis in America. But so do West Virginia...

Trump's Cuba move more bark than bite

Published Jun. 23 2017

Cheered by Cuban-American supporters in Miami's Little Havana, President Donald Trump announced grandly he was "canceling" his predecessor's "terrible and...

Everyone is digging long ball these days

Published Jun. 22 2017

Aaron Judge revealed that he received an invitation to the All-Star Home Run Derby, then promptly went out and hit...

Spicer has earned a shot at life beyond Trump's podium

Published Jun. 21 2017

It seems President Donald Trump's press secretary would like to take more of backstage role.

Let us plunge toward our fast-unfolding future

Published Jun. 21 2017

WASHINGTON—In 1859, when Manhattan still had many farms, near the Battery on the island's southern tip The Great American Tea...

Some hope amid Bill Cosby mistrial

Published Jun. 21 2017

For the last two weeks, throughout the testimony and jury deliberations, I attended the sexual-assault trial of Bill Cosby in...

Attack on Scalise was a hate crime

Published Jun. 21 2017

I just got finished writing a column about how the internet is vile and vicious and people have become poisonous...

Why so much rage against the president?

Published Jun. 21 2017

That didn't take long. Less than 48 hours after the shooting rampage targeting Republican members of Congress and their staff...

Relishing those 'egg salad moments' with friends

Published Jun. 19 2017

The egg salad moments of life are the best: those times where you connect so deeply with somebody that you...

Fading in the stretch

Published Jun. 18 2017

First times usually aren't the best times. You get better with more attempts, though the impression of that first attempt...

Acura TLX a bargain of an entry-level luxury sedan

Published Jun. 18 2017

Acura's top-selling car, the compact TLX, has been restyled for 2018 and is now even more of a bargain as...