Rediscovering America: A Quiz on the Civil Rights Movement

Rediscovering America: A Quiz on the Civil Rights Movement

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, being celebrated today, became a public holiday in 1983, after President Ronald Reagan signed the legislation establishing...

January 20th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Some find it all too easy to denigrate women

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Some find it all too easy to denigrate women

This is a column about some black people.Not all, thank goodness. Not even most.But if you watched the stunning recent Lifetime documentary, “Su...

January 20th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: The perils of forecasting a winter storm

Jim Krumel: The perils of forecasting a winter storm

Everywhere you went last week, people were talking about the Big One — the brutal snowstorm that was going to unleash its fury starting early Sa...

January 20th, 2019 |  



Ann McFeatters: Are we doing our enemies’ work for them?

Ann McFeatters: Are we doing our enemies’ work for them?

WASHINGTON — If America’s enemies wanted to see this country decline, how would they go about it?They would hack into the nation’s e...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Avoiding the shutdown — for fun and laughs

Michael Reagan: Avoiding the shutdown — for fun and laughs

No matter where you look, you can’t escape it.“Government Shutdown - Day 27…”“Government Shutdown - Day 28…”...

January 19th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: No more corned beef sandwiches on Super Bowl Sunday

David Trinko: No more corned beef sandwiches on Super Bowl Sunday

Helen Stambor rolls through the menu as quickly as the old commercial described the contents of a Big Mac.“Quarter pound of kosher corned beef s...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Five scams to avoid in new year

Cheryl Parson: Five scams to avoid in new year

The Better Business Bureau has released final 2018 statistics regarding scams in the United States. There were 47,567 scams added to the BBB Scam Trac...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: More than one way to avoid probate

Legal-Ease: More than one way to avoid probate

Contracts are agreements, typically between two or more people, that are usually enforceable in court if not honored.Generally, a property owner may h...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Kerry Cavanaugh: How long can Congress keep pretending marijuana legalization isn’t becoming the norm?

Kerry Cavanaugh: How long can Congress keep pretending marijuana legalization isn’t becoming the norm?

It’s only January, but 2019 could be the year that a Green Wave of marijuana legalization sweeps across the country. Will it finally hit Washing...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Kathleen Parker: What did they do with Lindsey Graham?

Kathleen Parker: What did they do with Lindsey Graham?

COLUMBIA, S.C. — If loyalty only goes so far, Sen. Lindsey Graham’s goes every which way — depending on the day, week, month —...

January 18th, 2019 |