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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: Mormons should reconsider break from Scouts
The two organizations have nurtured millions of boys through closely aligned values of faith, leadership and service to one's community.
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."
Guest opinion: Republicans deal first blow to Obamacare
The second time proved to be the charm for the House GOP, whose first effort to begin repealing and replacing Obamacare had to be pulled from a vote for lack of support.
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: Kremlin weaponry in the Taliban’s hands
Russian President Vladimir Putin is making a bad situation worse in Afghanistan.
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: Facebook must make changes, quickly
A gruesome and unfathomably evil video may have made its way onto one of your social media feeds Monday morning.
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: Avoid an unnecessary government shutdown
Without another catch-all spending bill, the government will run out of the legal ability to spend money on April 28.
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 Opinion: A marital scandal rocks the world
Vice President Mike Pence, we have learned, will not dine alone with a woman not his wife!
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: Techies must apply talents to real world
The quest to find mainstream audiences willing to pay for quality content has yet to be won online.
Guest Opinion: What Trump’s budget blueprint gets right
From the lamentations, you might not guess that the reductions amount to just 1.5 percent of federal outlays.
Guest Opinion: Chuck Berry was an American original
Even as a senior citizen, the once tireless performer thrilled audiences with modified versions of his famous “duck walk.”
Guest Opinion: The best defense against fake news
Sunshine Week is a nonpartisan annual effort to remind Americans about the importance of freedom of information laws.
Guest Opinion: A 37 percent cut in diplomacy hurts America
None of the wars the country is fighting can be brought to an end useful to the United States except through negotiations.
Guest Opinion: CIA must not use hacking tools here
It’s no secret that the CIA will gather intelligence by any means, but this is apparently the largest leak in history.