Rarely has a minor consumer product received more vilification than the plastic straw. As a symbol of human wastefulness and our careless disregard for the environment, straws are the near-perfect villain.
Last Monday a new California law went into effect that requires background checks before anyone buys ammunition, making the state the first in the nation to impose that level of scrutiny at the point of sale.
If you’re looking for heroes in the battle over the flag-emblazoned shoes Nike made and then recalled, you’re out of luck.
It was as if nice, old Joe Biden was out on the street begging for votes when Kamala Harris walked by with a 50-pound handbag and slammed him on the head. He didn’t recover immediately and might or might not make a comeback, but the day was hers, a triumph for fraudulent bullying.
Lawmakers from both parties and President Donald Trump have talked about their shared desire to end surprise medical bills and rein in rising prescription drug prices. But their ongoing feud over the Affordable Care Act may stop them from any meaningful legislative action on those problems.
Near the end of his life, Thomas Jefferson described the Declaration of Independence as “an expression of the American mind.” On Independence Day, Americans should remember not only the Founding Fathers and the Revolutionary War but, more important, the fundamental principles and ideals that…
President Donald Trump recently did a wrong thing, then a right thing, then another right thing, then another right thing and a wrong thing in trying to keep the evil, terroristic, conniving leaders of Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom generated incredulity in April when he said long-dawdling state lawmakers must lead the policy debate on dealing with the vast cost of wildfires. He said leaving out his “personal opinions” would make it easier to find solutions.
Children wearing clothes filthy with snot and tears and food. Children locked in cells nearly all day long, sleeping on cold concrete floors. No windows. Always hungry. No toothbrushes, toothpaste or soap. Children alone, even the littlest among them.
If New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had referred to southern border detention centers as “concentration camps” while making clear she understood that the term predated the Holocaust, that it is rooted in a complex history dating back to the Boer War, this would be a different editorial.
One of the biggest concerns in recent decades has been the “hollowing out” of middle-wage, middle-skill jobs. Employment at the low and high ends of the income scale has risen faster, and many jobs that have traditionally supported the middle class have suffered by comparison, with ramificat…
High school track star Rosalie Fish is a class act. At the recent Class 1B meet at Eastern Washington University, she ran not only to win but to share a message about the unacceptable violence that Native American women face every day.