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49 min ago | Whittier Daily News

This death-penalty idea could trigger honest debate: Opinion

It's hard to up the ante in a game of life and death, but a federal judge did it last week.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

4 hrs ago |

Ann Arbor apartment fire leaves 15 people, including 4 children, displaced

The fire quickly spread through all six apartments in the building, completely gutting the apartment where the blaze started, and causing "minor to moderate fire and water damage" to five others units on the garden level, and second and third floors.


6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Opinion: The Ugly Tide Washing Across Europe

About the crowds on Friday in Paris chanting "Palestine will overcome" and "Israel, assassin": Where were they a few days earlier when news broke that over the previous weekend Syria's civil war had produced 720 more dead, adding to the 150,000 others who have not had the honor of demonstrations in France? Why did the protesters not pour into the ... (more)


9 hrs ago | Batley Today

Opinion: Spenborough Chamber of Trade chairwoman Viv Laycock

I have to say that the flower tubs and baskets in Cleckheaton look absolutely blooming marvellous - sorry - but they really do look fabulous! A lady customer came from Thackley to Cleckheaton for the first time and said "how pretty" Cleckheaton is.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

11 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

In November's election, will you have to choose between candidates only from the two major parties or will smaller parties get candidates onto the ballot, too? That question will be decided soon.


Related Topix: Libertarian Party

12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

A sampling of editorials from around New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally took public questions on Monday about a scorching report in The Times last week that revealed how his aides had interfered with ethics investigators in Albany.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

13 hrs ago | KMIZ

Giants RHP Cain to get another opinion on ailing elbow

Right-hander Matt Cain flew to Florida on Tuesday for a scheduled appointment with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy warned not to read too much into the visit.


14 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn.


18 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Eugene Robinson: Republicans absent on immigration reform

The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform

20 hrs ago | Daily and Sunday Review

Government should be transparent

Government secrets should be an oxymoron rather than a common aspect of public business.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Liberals Love the 'One Percent'

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said the central bank's goal is "to help Main Street not Wall Street," and many liberal commentators seem convinced that she is advancing that goal.


The Victoria Advocate

Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Election will help Goliad regain public's trust

The City Council must first call the election for Nov. 4. The council is expected to do so Aug. 5. The City Council must first call the election for Nov. 4. The council is expected to do so Aug. 5. Whoever wins will serve until the May 2015 municipal election cycle, when they will have to file for re-election if they want to seek a full term on the ... (more)


Related Topix: Goliad, TX

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

We are certain Gov. Rick Perry did not take lightly the enormous responsibility as the state's commander-in-chief when deciding to deploy the Texas National Guard to the border region to support the Texas Department of Public Safety, which itself is helping an overwhelmed U.S. Border Patrol secure our international border with Mexico.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Mirfield Today

Opinion: The Mayor of Mirfield, Coun Vivien Lees-Hamilton

The Town Council is gearing up for Christmas. Yes I know that we are in the middle of a heatwave, but time and tide wait for no man.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, Life, Christmas, Holidays

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called "Cheek to Cheek," to be released this fall.


Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett


Giant public artwork divides opinion in...

A giant Japanese-designed public artwork that will straddle Sydney's main street was unveiled Tuesday, dividing opinion with supporters saying it will boost the city's reputation and critics calling it "stupid".


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Palestine Makes You Dumb

Of all the inane things that have been said about the war between Israel and Hamas, surely one dishonorable mention belongs to comments made over the weekend by Benjamin J. Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications.


Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine)

Opinion: Immigration protests short on compassion

IF ONE were looking for an occasion to convene fellow protesters, to make signs and placards, to post picket lines and to compose protest chants, many possibilities present themselves.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors


Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

Percentage of former and current workers who approve of CEO drops by 24%, those who disapprove quadruples, after big layoffs hit Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's approval rating before the company's biggest-ever layoff was high enough to place him in the top 30 of U.S. chief executives, the percentage of employees, both current and former, ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Glassdoor,

USA Today

'New York Times' pro-pot legalization editorial pushes debate

The New York Times' editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is fueling the decades-long debate on pot legalization.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Washington DC