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  • Willis Ware dies at 93; pioneer predicted the rise of the computer

    Computer pioneer Willis Ware saw the future, and it worried him. In 1966, Ware, who worked as an engineer at Rand Corp., foresaw not only the omnipresence of personal computers, but also social networks like Twitter and Facebook. "The computer will...
  • Why Obama should pardon Snowden

    Why Obama should pardon Snowden
    Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey weighed in last week on the subject of Edward Snowden. Asked about calls of clemency for the former National Security Agency contractor, Woolsey insisted that Snowden should be "hanged by the neck until he is dead."...
  • Foster care: One small step toward a better system

    Foster care: One small step toward a better system
    There are so many high-profile problems in child welfare offices like the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, it is easy to forget that some of the most exasperating barriers to helping abused and neglected children are laws...
  • PASSINGS: Berthold Beitz, William Warren Scranton, Peter M. Flanigan

    Berthold Beitz Industrialist honored for saving Jews during WWII Berthold Beitz, 99, who was honored for saving hundreds of Jews in occupied Poland during World War II and became one of postwar West Germany's leading industrialists, died Tuesday....
  • Do we need to maintain a dole for former presidents?

    WASHINGTON -- In this era of huge federal debt and fiscal dysfunction, it's less than heartening to learn from the Congressional Research Service that the nation's four living former chief executives got a total of $3.7 million in pensions and operating...
  • Dubya's library opens debate about presidential record

    WASHINGTON -- The other three living former American Presidents -- Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton -- are all scheduled to show up tomorrow (Thursday) at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library at Southern Methodist...
  • The presidential mouthpiece

    WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the ouster of elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi by the country's military leaders, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has given assembled reporters the benefit of his position on the matter. Regarding talk of...
  • Obama's battery recharge

    WASHINGTON -- In the midst of President Jimmy Carter's economic doldrums in 1979, he sought to restart the nation's engines with a speech in which he essentially accused the American people of losing confidence. Although he never used the word, it was...
  • ESPN told the story of Lehigh's Ryan Spadola beautifully on Monday night

     
    I don't know how many watched the Dolphins-Bucs game on ESPN on Monday night, much less the preview show. But if you watched it, you may have seen a wonderful five-minute segment on former Lehigh wide receiver Ryan Spadola, who is now on the Miami...
  • Dallas still feels guilt over JFK assassination

    Cities don't commit crimes, but Dallas continues to feel guilty all the same. Fifty years after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, many in the city are still burdened by the memory of that day — and the sense that, in some way they cannot put...
  • Kibitzers seek to mess with the presidential debates

    WASHINGTON -- One of the best features of our quadrennial presidential campaigns is the series of debates between the major party nominees, plus another between their running mates. Voters tune in the by millions and get a better look at them than they...
  • Auto safety initiative seeks to reduce driver errors

    Auto safety initiative seeks to reduce driver errors
    Auto safety regulators are pushing for new equipment to protect motorists from their biggest threat: themselves. They're aiming to keep drunk drivers off the road with the help of onboard technology that immobilizes their cars. New vehicles may soon...