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It’s easy to look back on American history and cast aspersions. But it’s harder to recognize the complexity and uneven nature of history. There are American heroes who dedicated — and risked … more
There is much to say about the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and even more to learn. Begin with congratulations to the unknown military and intelligence personnel who … more
One mark of how far we have fallen into the politics of division is the blowback the White House has experienced after the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Now let’s first stipulate that no one … more
Two of the largest information companies on Earth are making a mockery of Washington state campaign law. The law requires Facebook and Google, like every other carrier of political advertising in … more
On the biggest stage in baseball, the World Series, the Houston Astros’ top brass is highlighting what advocates say are some of the biggest hurdles that still remain in the fight against domestic … more
Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows the experience can have its, um, drawbacks. Dogs of our acquaintance have been known to shred rolls of toilet paper, gobble food off counters, bark furiously at … more
Growing up in my family, cancer and talk of it was everywhere. My cherished Grandma Edra, one of 14 children raised on a tobacco farm in North Carolina, saw a brother die of leukemia in childhood. … more
Though the attribution is disputed, the writer C.S. Lewis is said to have quipped: “You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” It may be closer to the mark to say humans are … more
So far this year in North Carolina, a staggering 44 people have died in domestic violence homicides. When our communities tragically lose someone to this kind of violence, we often ask ourselves what … more
One needn’t be an anti-smoking or anti-weed zealot to be concerned about the apparent dangers of vaping electronic cigarette cartridges that have been illicitly modified to deliver THC, the … more
When Congress reauthorized a controversial program last year that allows the government to scoop up the emails and video chats of foreigners abroad with possible connections to terrorism, it included … more
A deadly, fast-moving fire ripped through a mobile home east of Peoria, Illinois, in April, hollowing out a family through the loss of three children and two adults. The fire left surviving relatives … more
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