Tsarnaev death sentence brings no peace
If Dzhokhar is found guilty and executed for his alleged role in the April 15 bombing of the Boston Marathon, I’ll sleep no better.
Final observations from the Pitt 8
A few observations leftover from an immensely exciting six days of basketball at the Pitt 8 Tournament.
So far, Big 12 holding its own
The Big 12 Conference hasn't dominated the 2013-14 bowl season, but its teams have definitely held their own.
Fins’ Incognito deserves banning
No matter the job, a line still exists between acceptable and unacceptable behavior, between behavior that creates a productive work environment and a hostile one, and Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito crossed that line in his treatment of Jonathan Martin.
Sox prove ‘team’ still matters
In winning the World Series, the Red Sox proved that the right manager and the right locker room atmosphere can turn a bunch of nobodies into champions.
EDITORIALS: Be proactive on cyberbullying; Obamacare stumbles
Parents everywhere must be rejoicing, because a new poll suggests that cyberbullying among students seems to be decreasing. / Every new program is bound to have a few glitches. But what’s happening right now with the nation’s new health insurance program and online signup efforts is disturbing.
EDITORIALS: School lunch lessons; D.C. focuses on box scores
Instead of refusing a now-nutritious National School Lunch Program, schools, parents and students should embrace the healthier standards / A box-score mentality - with too much emphasis on winners, losers, scores and assists - afflicts Washington with little concern for those who buy the tickets.
EDITORIALS: Uncertain future for campaign finance; U.S. workers lag behind
Erasing spending limits in federal elections is a sure path to even more cynicism and distrust of American politics. / Technology and the economy are conspiring against workers, putting America behind other countries.
EDITORIALS: Messages about exercise; Opening the Vatican's bank
In the modern world, medication is frequently seen as the answer for what ails you. But a new study appears to confirm what is really little more than common sense. / One of the mandates Pope Francis received when he ascended to the papacy was to clean up the increasingly corrupt Vatican bureaucracy, and the bank was high on the list of problems.
EDITORIALS: Shield law needed; No more excuses for inaction on global warming
While there is general support for a federal shield law in Congress and by journalism organizations, a key sticking point has been the seemingly simple question of defining “journalist.” / The remaining uncertainty over global warming — primarily its longer-term impact — hardly justifies inaction. And common sense says that the longer the world waits to properly address this issue, the harsher the consequences will be.
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