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It's been a long wait for the residents of Harvest Gold to get clean water in their taps. Too long.
Editorial: Confronting shared threats with an unsavory ally
A warning this week from Indonesia’s defense minister, that as many as 1,200 foreign IS fighters have set up shop in the Philippines, came as an embarrassing public surprise to Duterte’s military.
Editorial: Terror, the new normal? Never.
What follows grief and mourning should not be acceptance — not a doleful shrug that the occasional terror attack is the new normal.
Editorial: Budget goals not easy for Trump to achieve
There are many moving parts in Washington right now that will affect the prospects for economic growth.
Editorial: Student loan debt collections aren’t paying off
Total student loan debt nationwide is up to more than $1.3 trillion, trailing only mortgage debt.
Editorial: The harsh budget Americans voted for
The budget announced Tuesday is, broadly, the budget that Americans should expect.
Editorial: Nation must be patient as Russia probe unfolds
Robert Mueller will likely prove a steady hand at a moment when many in Washington are losing their nerve.
Editorial: Hard line on drug enforcement will backfire
A recent memo from Attorney General Jeff Sessions runs counter to hard policy lessons learned over the long course of America’s war on drugs.
Editorial: McCain reminds us voicing our values matters
Diversity is really about life experience. We all have something to share.
Editorial: Is Trump dangerous enough yet, Republicans?
It wasn’t illegal. It wasn’t treason. It was incompetence.
Guest opinion: Donald Trump needs to get out more
The president has been all too willing to lend an ear to those who decry federal protection as a "land grab."
Editorial: Time for independent probe into Russian ties
President Donald Trump must know that far more than merely the FBI's reputation is on the line now.
Editorial: NSA stops one abuse, but many remain
The agency’s decision is welcome, though we must make the generous assumption that it will do what it says it will.
Editorial: Attacking animal cruelty a nonpartisan issue
Pretty much everyone loves animals and wants to keep them from being abused.
Guest opinion: A welcome dialogue on campus speech
It seems there’s no escape from a showdown between far-left and far-right activists.
Guest opinion: Constitutional convention idea ill advised
Texas Gov. Greg Abbot's crusade to amend the U.S. Constitution seems calculated to raise his national profile.
Guest Opinion: Questions about Flynn’s Russia ties persist
Michael Flynn concealed payments from Russia while Moscow was under investigation for meddling in the election.
Guest Opinion: Charter schools provide choice
Increasingly, traditional public schools are becoming better at producing empty desk space than well-educated graduates.
Guest Opinion: Trump is learning, believe it or not
President Trump made some disastrous first mistakes, but he’s learning good things from them.
Guest Opinion: Paying off student debt is hard enough
The Trump administration has offered a windfall to the private companies helping run a government program.
Guest Opinion: What comes after ‘mother of all bombs’?
If Trump’s predecessor had done anything like this without congressional input, its leaders would have been apoplectic.
Guest Opinion: Congress must have a say in war-making
The American response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria appears to have been more symbolic than anything practical.
Guest Opinion: Twitter reaffirms right to free speech
Twitter’s most bellicose presidential user tweets taunts and accusations. When someone else does it, they’re out of line.
Guest Opinion: On Syria, Congress needs to step up
Whether Trump requests approval for further strikes or not, Congress should debate and vote on whether to give it to him.
Guest Opinion: Trump should see Freedom Caucus as ally
Passing an “Obamacare-lite” bill would only saddle Republicans with the blame when it ultimately failed.
Guest Opinion: Is for-profit education back?
For-profit schools prey on students who lack the academic credentials to get into public higher education institutions.
Guest Opinion: Dems should go high on Gorsuch
The GOP’s dismissal of Judge Merrick Garland was a travesty, but if Democrats follow suit, they are hypocrites.
Guest Editorial: End incentives for seizing assets
One need not even be charged or convicted of a crime to have personal assets permanently seized.
Guest Opinion: Trump is lucky GOP health care bill failed
Trump wants to move on with tax cuts for the rich and the dismantling of environmental regulations.
Guest Opinion: Proceed with the pipelines
Most Americans are not ready to give up petroleum, and you can’t use oil unless you can get it from producer to consumer.
Guest Opinion: Gorsuch deserves Supreme Court confirmation
Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination is one of the most level-headed and responsible decisions Trump has made.
Guest Opinion: Nikki Haley keeps the pressure on Russia
Having political opponents and journalists killed hasn’t been a page in the playbook of previous American presidents.
Guest Opinion: DeVos needs to disrupt public education
America’s education system is broken and in need of a sharp change in course or, better yet, significant disruption.
Roundup: Other takes on Trump’s inauguration
Editorial writers talk about Trump's responsibilities and the need to accept he is president and give him a chance.
Guest Opinion: Trump’s vaccine commission makes some ill
Drawing bi-partisan fire, Donald Trump has asked Democrat Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to head up a new vaccine commission.
Guest Opinion: If you expect a mellower Trump, forget it
Trump isn’t used to answering any questions at all, preferring to present his voice on Twitter without being challenged.