Opinion

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One year after Newtown and I am still angry

One year ago we all were stunned by the horrific event at a little elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Remembering Mandela’s visit to Washington

Mandela was greeted by a standing ovation. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus erupted in cheers to welcome this great freedom fighter.

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A handshake that shook the world

In the spirit of Nelson Mandela, President Obama stopped and shook the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro at the memorial to Mandela in South Africa.


 

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Should Iran have the “right” to nuclear fuel?

There are any number of obstacles that could trip up the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the "P5+1," but the right to "enrich" nuclear fuel should not be one of them.

Don Coulter, a fighter’s story

Every step that Don Coulter takes on his tough road to recovery, has been supported by his wife, family, his union and community.

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View from Dallas: Let’s not forget what JFK did

While the nation at large prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, few cities have a slate of activities to rival that of Dallas.

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NBC's "Obama knew" charge on health care problem doesn't hold up

The debate was widely covered in the press as early as 2010, so it's unclear what exactly the NBC investigation unit has uncovered.

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$5.2 billion McDonald's CEO has $8.25 per hour mom arrested

Her treatment is one of many examples of how the gap between the rich and the poor isn't just a modern phenomenon; these days it's grown into a chasm. 

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What does Obamacare mean for young people?

At this point in time, there are about 47 million people in the U.S. without health insurance. This includes a good amount of young people.

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Pope Francis: a breath of fresh air

It may seem that we are straying here into a metaphysical realm far removed from the concerns of everyday life. That is not the case. Francis enacts his attitude in his daily lifestyle.

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