Journalist Austin Tice was taken hostage in Syria in August 2012. His parents, Marc and Debra Tice, of Houston have united on the anniversary of President Obama’s hostage directive with the families of other American hostages to make this appeal to Obama.
The contemporary press has fallen on tough times for a variety of reasons we’ll explore. But in the summer of 2016, news media have found, not of their own choosing, a major new role in this cycle’s politics of presidential selection: whipping boy.
In this election season, most Americans share a common frustration that our leaders aren’t doing enough to help U.S. workers win in the global economy. We can take a big step toward that goal through the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Unfortunately, some politicians have decided it’s better for their careers to spread myths about the TPP – and other trade pacts – than to deal with the facts.
It’s fine and expected to pray for the victims of the Orlando massacre — something that politicians of both parties were glibly urging Sunday and Monday. But this country would be a lot better off if something else occurred. Americans who believe in the power of prayer and religion to improve this nation need to use their God-given brains to start acting.
If someone wanted to destroy the Republican Party, at least for this presidential cycle, here’s what they could do: Find a famous celebrity with instant name recognition and encourage him to talk about himself at every turn.
CVS pharmacist Courtney Goodman of Sarasota explains how naloxone reverses heroin and opioid overdoses. On July 1, a new Florida law takes effects that allows naloxone to be sold at pharmacies without a prescription. All 878 CVS Pharmacy locations will do so.
Claire Aronson / Bradenton Herald
Heroin antidote becomes available without prescription
Beaufort High School student visits U.S. Capitol
Highlights from the House Democrats’ 26-hour sit-in
After sit-in ends, Jim Clyburn talks about his friend John Lewis