| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Famously, Martin Luther King, Jr. did not plan on saying “I have a dream” at the March on Washington. The majority of his speeches had no prepared text. He liked to improvise on stock themes and images, but knowing the march on Aug. 28, 1963,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry has accomplished what many Middle East experts felt was not possible. As a result of his hard work and skill, Israelis and Palestinians are scheduled to resume negotiations on resolving their decades-long conflict in...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:15 PM
There are more than 5,000 West Virginians with Native American Indian bloodlines, full-blooded to a fraction, and as recently as 1994, it was against the law for any of them them to buy property.
In order to do so, they had to list their nationality on...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:01 AM
“Finding Dory” may be undergoing a sea change as Pixar is taking a page from a little-seen whale documentary.
The Walt Disney-owned animation studio is hard at work on "Finding Dory," a follow-up to the 2003 oceanic blockbuster "Finding...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 AM
South Bend CommunitySchool Corp. families will soon have access to several new or enhanced communication tools to get information about student grades and attendance, events at individual schools, bus stops and routes and more.
Starting Aug. 19, parents...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:33 PM
How many laws has California passed, how many verdicts have its juries reached, how many social movements has it launched that other people in other states consider unjust or vile and would like to punish with a boycott?
That’s one of the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
A prominent opponent of same-sex marriage and other gay rights initiatives in Annapolis for the last two decades is officially retiring from the state legislature next year -- capping a long career in which his stance on gay issues has increasingly put...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:47 AM
For us aging Vietnam War protesters, the secret domestic surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden, a young former CIA contractor, is like a bad flashback.
In 1968, Lyndon Johnson demanded that something be done to curb the demonstrations that were...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Regarding Anne D. Neal's commentary on St. Mary's College of Maryland, how sad it was to read such an uneducated piece published by a usually trustworthy source ("Campus cautionary tale," May 30). The article was a perfect example of manipulation of...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world."
I think Archimedes was serious. I know we need to be. Now is the time to choose our future, as the Earth Charter declares. This means thinking big: embracing...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The tea party, facing lagging interest, is searching for a path to renewed relevance.
Gone are the annual April 15 mass rallies protesting taxes and government spending.
New leaders are changing priorities in Broward and Palm Beach county chapters....
| Apr 3, 2013
Kraft Foods Group, you may have heard, is engaged in a dust-up with more than 275,000 online petitioners unconvinced by the food giant's assertion that dyes used to produce the distinctive orange hue in one version of its Macaroni & Cheese pose no...