Opinion

Opinion

Fight back against assault on freedom of information

Media groups should forge a consortium to push for legislation, lobby where appropriate and do their part to shape digital First Amendment law. This is a must to keep citizens informed in the age of Facebook, Google and other information filtering internet behemoths.

Opinion

Secretary Burwell: Changes to Head Start will raise standards

Today, we are unveiling some of the most significant improvements to the Head Start program in the 51 years of its existence. They are improvements nearly a decade in the making – stemming from the bipartisan Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 – and they will help make Head Start better for decades to come.

Opinion

Professor: Here’s why most of us are Democrats

Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.

Opinion

Early voting leaves less time than you think for Trump turnaround

It’s only four weeks until voters by the millions begin casting ballots. Currently, 34 states allow early voting. Donald Trump could be counting on a stunning debate appearance – the first is Sept. 26, three days into early voting, columnist Andrew Malcolm writes, but time isn’t on an unorganized candidate’s side.

Opinion

How she lies, let me count the ways

A letter published in response to my last column “Hate Clinton and Trump? Look in the mirror” asked for “some evidence, or at least an explanation of … Hillary’s character flaws in the early 1990s.”

Videos

Clinton goes between two ferns, Trump calls for stop and frisk

Hillary Clinton deadpanned her way through Funny or Die's "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis," which included a joke about emails. Donald Trump stopped in Pittsburgh calling for the implementation of stop and frisk.
Cristina Rayas & Meta Viers McClatchy
Clinton goes between two ferns, Trump calls for stop and frisk 1:37

Clinton goes between two ferns, Trump calls for stop and frisk

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Keith Lamont Scott's wife releases video of shooting

The growth of civil rights tourism 1:32

The growth of civil rights tourism

Searching for better life in Brazil, many Haitians now want out 1:58

Searching for better life in Brazil, many Haitians now want out