Editorials

We love Mother Earth and look forward to Earth Day, April 22. These are exciting times for energy, as innovation improves the conversion of wind, solar and geothermal heat into power for our offices, homes and electric cars. Our lives improve as energy options increase. On a day we celebrate...
The Air Force dropped “the mother of all bombs” on Afghanistan on Thursday. Public anxiety caused “World War 3” searches on Google to hit their highest level since the search engine began keeping records in 2004. The bombing has the world’s population on edge, as people of all nations speculate...
Robinson wasn’t the best player. But he was the right player. Seventy years ago Saturday, Jackie Robinson had a mundane Major League Baseball debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He started at first base and batted second in the order, going hitless in four plate appearances in the Dodgers’ season-...
United Airlines brought itself a world of hurt with its disastrous handling of a seat-shortage problem (last) Sunday that led to an Asian-American passenger being beaten bloody and dragged, apparently unconscious, off a plane by security personnel at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A...
WASHINGTON (AP) — “Obamacare” is proving more of a challenge than the Trump administration bargained for. With the “repeal and replace” effort at an impasse on Capitol Hill, the administration released on Thursday a set of fixes to stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s shaky insurance markets for...
Even when President Trump appears to have done the right thing, it can leave you scratching your head. The unexpected cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base in response to President Bashar al-Assad’s despicable use of chemical weapons against his own people was measured and appropriate....
Twitter’s most bellicose presidential user often tweets taunts and accusations, but when someone else does it, they’re out of line. A “rogue” government account that criticizes President Donald Trump’s policies anonymously was in danger last week of being unmasked after the Department of Homeland...
One hundred years ago on Thursday, the United States entered the first world war, a bloodbath prompted by unchecked global instability and a series of flashpoint events that leaders allowed to spiral out of control. Today, the world sits at a similar precipice. Americans should keep the historical...
As if there were ever any suspense, the U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. It was a major victory for President Donald Trump, who got the appointment that President Barack Obama deserved but was denied — another sign of how deeply political partisanship...
President Donald Trump’s hard-to-figure foreign policy positions are jeopardizing crucial international accords and endangering America’s long-term interests. Achievements of international cooperation like the Iran nuclear accord, the Paris Climate Agreement and NATO should transcend presidential...

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