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Nov 18 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    Bill Gates has been one of the world’s richest people for decades. To build a legacy beyond Microsoft — and to build a better world — in 2000 he and his wife launched the Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation, which has spent billions of dollars on numerous good causes.

  • | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Trump may have been 7,000 miles away in Seoul on Tuesday, but make no mistake: He was on the ballot in Virginia when his imitator, Republican Ed Gillespie, lost the closely watched gubernatorial race to Democrat Ralph Northam.

  • Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:05am

    Unfair competition

  • Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:05am

    The glitzy neon splash of Las Vegas and the just-plain-folks spirit of little Sutherland Springs represent opposite ends of America.

  • | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Such is the federal government’s sprawl, and its power to establish new governing precedents, mere Washington twitches can jeopardize venerable principles and institutions. This is illustrated by a seemingly small but actually momentous provision of the Republicans’ tax bill — a 1.4 percent excise tax on the endowment earnings of approximately 70 colleges and universities with the largest per student endowments. To raise less than $3 billion in a decade — less than 0.005 percent of projected federal spending of $53 trillion — Republicans would blur important distinctions and abandon their defining mission.

  • Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:06am

    A couple of weeks ago the Washington Post published a story about a popular Facebook page called “Heart of Texas.”

  • Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:05am

    Rigorous, independent research and analysis should undergird everything the government does. Nowhere is that more true than at the Environmental Protection Agency, which crafts and enforces a wide range of regulations aimed at limiting damage to the environment — and to people — from pollutants. Democratic administrations tend to use data to justify more aggressive regulation, while Republican administrations tend to prefer a lighter touch. But the current administration is following a third path, seemingly bent on converting the EPA into a science-be-damned rubber stamp for industry. And if director Scott Pruitt is successful, we will be living in a much more dangerous environment.

  • Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Nov 8 2017 - 12:06am

    A pregnant girl or woman who shows up at a pregnancy counseling center, often in crisis, needs to know the full range of her options. But before the Reproductive FACT Act became law in 2015, most were getting an antiabortion polemic and nothing else. The FACT Act required state-licensed pregnancy counseling centers to do one more, relative minor thing: post or provide a notice to patients informing them about public programs that provide free or low-cost access to family planning services, including prenatal care and abortion.

  • Posted: Nov 8 2017 - 12:06am

    Do more in-house

  • | Posted: Nov 8 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — ‘Tis the season of looking back, which brings us inevitably to Election Day 2016.

  • Posted: Nov 8 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 12:05am

    The gruesome terror attack that left eight people dead on a New York City bicycle path last week spotlighted a troubling reality: Society cannot safeguard itself against every dangerous eventuality.

  • Posted: Nov 7 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.