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Our kids don’t need to be taught in order to learn.
Careful examination of the facts undermines the claims of Donald Trump and his allies.
She’s the sunnier candidate, but these are stormier times.
Wooing anti-Trump Republicans with symbolism, swinging left on substance.
The Audacity of Hope has downshifted to the Banality of Practicality.
Research shows broad benefits of shattered glass ceilings.
The economy is stuck on 1% growth as business investment stalls.
The U.S. shouldn’t extradite the exiled Turk without better evidence.
The social payoff will come from Verizon’s incentive to keep investing in a faster internet.
Even after Philadelphia, the momentum of the race to the White House points in Trump’s direction.
New drill sites are needed to replace mature ones. But that requires Obama administration approval.
Like Machiavelli, he makes clear that winning dishonorably is better than losing honorably.
Wherever Tim Kaine goes these days, he says it's “a treat” to be there. It didn’t matter whether the bus he was riding with Hillary Clinton, for their first campaign swing since the Democratic convention, deposited him in a wire factory or a toy manufacturing plant. Not only was it a treat, Kaine...
Los Angeles police on Saturday arrested a man who they said opened fire at a busy South Los Angeles intersection, injuring a woman aboard a public bus. The incident occurred about noon at the busy intersection of Slauson and Vermont avenues, police said. Officers responding to the scene found a...
In response to Muslim father of fallen soldier, Donald Trump insists he's made 'a lot' of sacrifices July 30, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump, in response to the Muslim father of a fallen soldier, insists he's made sacrificesA computer...
With only six horses set to enter the starting gate when the $1-million Haskell Invitational is run at Monmouth Park on Sunday, it would appear that the race lacks the talent to match its hefty purse. Looks can be deceiving. The mile-and-an-eighth contest features the top three Kentucky Derby finishers...
In response to Muslim father of fallen soldier, Donald Trump insists he's made 'a lot' of sacrifices July 30, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump, in response to the Muslim father of a fallen soldier, insists he's made sacrificesA computer...
Reporters crowd around Ibtihaj Muhammad for the better part of an hour, standing two and three deep, pushing close, a jostling mass of cameras, lights and microphones. Her smile remains steady, her voice measured as she faces question after question. “I have a very short window as an athlete,”...
Across the planet, the fight to help wild animals survive against human encroachment usually produces predictable results: People win. Animals lose. That's why the comeback of the monarch butterfly in Mexico, or the resurgence of wild tigers in Asia, inspires headlines and hopes that conservationists...
Millions of Americans take statins to cut their risk of heart disease. Study after study has shown these drugs, introduced in the late 1980s, to be effective. But how do they function? For years researchers believed that statins worked by lowering cholesterol in the blood. Over the decades the...
The only thing we like more than a good debate is resolving one: The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls are the best NBA team of all time. Swish. But we're not just about pretty shots here. We believe in playing defense, too, in this case protecting the Bulls' legacy in the face of a challenge by the rising...
In today's world, the threats we face are constantly changing, and the government's ability to keep America safe relies on its capacity to adapt quickly to these new and evolving threats. In the years following 9/11, the U.S. made significant changes to our intelligence and law enforcement capabilities...
Two weeks ago, the Chicago Teachers Union hosted a rally designed to gin up support for a potential teacher strike. The rally included closing remarks from a teacher — not a union member because she teaches at a private school — who yelled into the microphone, "F--- the police, f--- CPD, f--- the...
What about Mike Madigan? Those four words sum up the bulk of the critical responses to my column Wednesday, in which I argued that Bruce Rauner has been an epic failure as governor of Illinois. If Rauner deserves an F for his first 15 months in office — a highly polarized time in which the state's...
But she spoke first of her hopes for the country and how her vision and approach to governing contrasted so sharply with her opponent's divisive, angry and self-centered campaign.
In accepting Donald Trump, the GOP is becoming the party of marginalization, with hints of oppression to come.
His tax returns could clarify the degree of his financial relationship with Moscow.
U.S. officials worry that the Kremlin may continue to use covert Cold War-era tactics against Hillary Clinton or financial markets.
It wasn’t just Republicans vs. Democrats — there was also the Sanders convention.
They are powerful symbols of a particular kind of hubris, and offer only the illusion of a solution.
Psychological warfare is the way to bring The Donald down.   
Ignoring the issue hasn't worked. Neither have calls for empathy. To improve policing, we must confront it head on.   
With no standards and no principles, Clinton and her allies are now just a punchline.   
Democratic nominee now takes fight to Donald Trump.   
Millennials have their own ideas on how the Democrats' campaign is going.   
Now, if only the Democrats would nominate a woman with integrity.   
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