delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:43:01 +0000 Granlund cartoon: U.S.-Afghan deal extras Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:17:55 +0000 Rick Holmes: Florida’s dangerous men Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:24:04 +0000 By Rick Holmes More Content Now 1. George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin after confronting him as he walked through a gated community on a rainy night. A jury bought Zimmerman's self-defense argument, but subsequent events make him look anything but innocent. Both his ex-wife and his girlfriend have charged him with [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Harold Ramis tribute Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:59:08 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Hagel and Army downsizing Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:35:03 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins: Mother Nature shakes our world Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:49:25 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now Granlund cartoon: Snow rage Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:56:05 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Governor joins chorus of death penalty opponents Fri, 21 Feb 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now Brown then jumped on an airplane and went to meet a woman in Palm Springs, Calif. He was torturing her when she escaped and notified police.
Brown spent more than 16 years on Washington's death row. As he lay strapped to a gurney awaiting lethal injection, he protested what he perceived [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Ukraine on the brink Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:37:57 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Pot hole slalom Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:58:29 +0000 Kent Bush: Far beyond double standard for women in U.S. politics Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:29:20 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now I knew one day a minority would break through the glass ceiling and end the lineage of old white presidents. But I had always believed that a woman would win first because racism – though admittedly more latent than 50 years ago – still persists. Geraldine Ferraro was chosen by Walter Mondale as a running mate 30 years ago. I mistakenly believed that meant women had a better shot.
But for women [...]]]>
Charita Goshay: ‘Celebrity’ tag makes mockery of tragedy Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:59:45 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now Perhaps this works as a starting point:
It's been clear for some time that what now qualifies as celebrity has very little to do with talent, pluck, drive, ambition, or any of those other Broadway-baby adjectives. [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: U.S. vs. Russia in Olympic hockey Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:49:09 +0000 Philip Maddocks: House forced into awkward role of not putting nation at risk Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:48:59 +0000 By Philip Maddocks More Content Now He did his best.
Even an unmanageable House of Representatives functions at least twice a year, Mr. Boehner said. And just because you don't always do the same thing over and over again, it doesn't mean you're still not insane, he pointed out.
"We're doing our best in what is a [...]]]>
Kent Bush: Come as you are to Virginia church Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:41:51 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now Let me tell you a story that might make those Sunday services seem a little more serene.
Every week in central Virginia a group of people get together to worship God. Unlike the services you will probably attend, no one will be wearing expensive suits and fancy schmancy dresses.
They won't be wearing anything at all.
The congregants of White Tail Chapel don't like the pretentiousness of regular churches, so they planted their church in the middle of [...]]]>
Matthew T. Mangino: The lead factor: Automobile emissions and crime Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now Researchers have made a link between the growing violent crime rates of the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s and exposure to the gasoline additive tetraethyl lead. Tetraethyl was introduced by General Motors in the 1920s to prevent pinging in automobile engines.
There are a host of [...]]]>
Jim Hillibish: WHO study says when nations modernize, cancer follows Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:41:28 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now The world is obsessed with creating an educated middle class with spendable income that further powers the emerging markets. Economists call this a perfect circle.
It sounds good. [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Mother Nature and snow Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:44:30 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Valentine’s Day on Capitol Hill Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:26:57 +0000 Charita Goshay: One Billion Rising seeks end to violence against women Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:34:59 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now For this reason, Kimberlé Crenshaw is helping to spearhead One Billion Rising for Justice, a global campaign to highlight and eliminate violence against women. Crenshaw is a professor of law at UCLA and director of the Center for Intersectionality and Social [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Shirley Temple Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:10:17 +0000 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:43:02 +0000