09/03/2015 - 5:19pm

    Friday was the 60th anniversary of the savage killing of Emmett Till.

    Till was a black 14-year-old Chicago boy who was visiting his great-uncle in Mississippi during the summer of 1955.

    It is said that...

09/03/2015 - 4:23pm

    The slaying of two journalists Wednesday as they broadcast live to a television audience in Virginia is still seared on our screens and our minds, but it’s a moment not only to mourn but also to learn lessons.


09/03/2015 - 4:22pm

    Petula Dvorak's Aug. 21 column, "Women do the job, minus the training and recognition," regarding women having served with Army Ranger units while being denied appropriate training, struck a chord with me.


09/03/2015 - 4:19pm

    While many observed in horror as a mothballed high-country gold mine shared an egg-yolk yellow stream of poison with three states via the Animas River (and the San Juan River 100 miles downstream), I thought of another stream -- a river of air.

08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    Would you like to go to Zimbabwe, kill and behead a lion, just like that dentist from Minnesota or the physician from Pittsburgh recently did? They paid about $50,000 each for that experience.


08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    What caused Friday’s stock plunge? What does it mean for the future? Nobody knows, and not much.

    Attempts to explain daily stock movements are usually foolish: a real-time survey of the...

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