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Those who oppose Kim Davis’s refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses “believe that Christians should not serve in public office,” Senator Cruz claimed.
Readers are moved by photos of a dead toddler and call on the countries of the world to take in more refugees.
Many of the most violent extremists in West Bank settlements were born in the United States.
Despite claims to the contrary, fair analyses of the data on police killings show black men are at higher risk.
I’ve heard you, readers, and will take a detailed look.
Under the Hollande government, evictions have soared — and so has the Roma’s misery.
The feds defend their judgment that MetLife is too big to fail.
Vilifying a county clerk while lauding other official disobedience.
How it is that the nation’s diplomatic corps has become an arm of the Clinton presidential campaign?
Neither party is in the mood to continue a dynasty.
What a toxic mine dump and a legal rebuke have in common.
The Bush and Clinton dynasties are on the ropes, but the State Department goes all-in for Hillary. Also, that melting glacier started shrinking in 1750.
The second-largest media market in the U.S. hasn't called a professional football team its own since 1994. Soon, though, the City of Angels could host a team. Or even two. 
It all started with a preschool social gathering at a Studio City home, a serendipitous encounter that led, eventually, to Nina Lederman moving into her dream house in 2003.
Millions of workers who dropped out of the job market during the last economic slump were supposed to jump back in once things turned around. But more than six years after the Great Recession ended, the missing millions are increasingly looking like they're gone for good.
As with all orchestrated uproars, the current political attack on Planned Parenthood employs distraction and misdirection to keep people from focusing attention on facts and reality. In this case, the distraction involves an attack on the use of fetal tissue in medical research, which may well...
Jacques Pépin is an icon. He's been teaching Americans how to cook for longer than many of today's chefs have been alive. Since 1975, he has published more than two dozen cookbooks and starred in 15 television series - 13 of them produced by KQED in San Francisco. "Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul,"...
Heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will hit the road with three of its four longtime members performing what may indeed be their final tour. Las Vegas nabbed one of 24 worldwide dates for "The End" tour, which kicks off in January and lands at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Feb. 13.
He looks as though he is asleep - perhaps taking a nap before running off to play with his friends. But he's not asleep. He's dead. He died because of a war the world can't or won't solve and immigration policies that say: We don't care.
Unless she's indicted, Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination.
Rahm Emanuel has everyone's attention with a plan to raise property taxes by $450 million to $550 million for police and fire pensions. Plus $50 million in property taxes for Chicago Public Schools. Plus a new tax on garbage collection. A per-ride fee on taxis and ride services such as Uber. A...
Two, four, six, eight. Who gets a pass on DeflateGate? Tom Brady.
Such is the reputation for political wizardry of Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan that I half expected him to rise just before a critical floor vote Wednesday evening, unfurl a cape, wave it about dramatically and produce from behind it, seemingly out of thin air, wayward Rep....
Vice President Joe Biden hasn't decided whether to run for president, but he tells almost everyone who asks that he's giving it serious thought.
Now we’ll see whether the magic works inside the Republican Party’s big and unruly tent as well as it did outside.Donald Trump’s decision to sign a GOP loyalty oath — pledging to support the party’s eventual nominee, even if it’s someone else — was more practical than partisan. But does it make the ultimate outsider look like, pardon the strong language, just another politician?Read full article >>
If you’ve heard anything about the upcoming budget battle, it’s probably that Republicans want to dramatically slash spending. Yay, fiscal conservatism! What you may not know is that many of their desired funding cuts would increase deficits in the long run. Read full article >>
One little boy in a red T-shirt, lying face down, drowned, on a Turkish beach, is a tragedy. More than 200,000 dead in Syria, 4 million fleeing refugees and 7.6 million displaced from their homes are statistics. But they represent a collective failure of massive proportions. Read full article >>
Unless she’s indicted, Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination.That kind of sentence is rarely written about a major presidential candidate. But I don’t see a realistic third alternative (except for one long-shot, below).Read full article >>
From the Black Lives Matter protests against police shootings, to the Koch brothers’ new campaign against excessive sentencing, the U.S. criminal justice system is under fire from all directions. Indeed, if any cause can be said to enjoy bipartisan support these days, it’s reform of the police, prisons and law enforcement.Read full article >>
What does Israel do now that President Obama has won the congressional votes needed to implement an Iran nuclear agreement that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as “a stunning historic mistake”? Read full article >>
With an agreement, the military option stays on the table and becomes more effective   
The late-night comics on judge's ruling in Deflategate case   
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League needs a better way of adjudicating misconduct.   
There's your nightmare for this Labor Day weekend.   
Elites should stop sowing division and follow people's example of love and forgiveness.   
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