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  • Ponnuru: Apple's Cook gets religious-freedom laws all wrong

    Tim Cook, the chief executive officer of Apple, is spreading misinformation about a new religious-freedom law in Indiana.
    April 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Another View: Full steam ahead on climate change

    President Barack Obama’s climate plan is no longer just at the center of a domestic debate about coal country and the Environmental Protection Agency. ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Fairbanks: What if we can't know what makes us happy?

    Like many people, I have a period in my life I recall as unusually happy. The further I recede from it, the more definitive a glow it acquires, just a ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Our View: Time to unlock sentencing reform

    We hope some real work that creates actual solutions is the end result of the new Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform, which is taske ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Guest view: Many participate in protecting local children

    The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, in recognition that all children deserve to grow up in a nurturing environment free from abuse, ne ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Pitts: Before conversation, we need education on race

    Am I the only person in America not making fun of Howard Schultz?The Starbucks CEO bought himself a ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Another View: Indiana's law enables discrimination

    If only Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, R, were less confused, he might also be less surprised. His surprise about the reaction to Indiana’s new religious-fr ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Letter: Erin's law should not be neglected

    To the Editor:Although I do not have children in the local school district, I am horrified of the po ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Our View: Respond to threats without overreacting

    “For those about to die, we salute you.”That phrase, posted anonymously on a social media service kn ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Letter: Language should reflect inclusive society

    To the Editor:Creating an inclusive social environment is something we ought to strive for. We live ...
    March 31, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Barry Schrader: History Fair a learning experience

    One of the highlights of my year is visiting the Regional History Fair at Northern Illinois University because I am certain to come away with some new ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Barone: Where the red line came from – before it was crossed

    There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama’s presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify o ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Another View: Iran talks should continue beyond deadline

    Diplomats have always been very good at making up deadlines and then missing them. So it should come as no surprise – and be no cause for concern – th ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Letter: 5th Ward needs Haji-Sheikh

    To the Editor: To agree or disagree with one’s elected officials is part of the democratic process.  ...
    March 31, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Letter: Rhetoric and our coming elections

    To the Editor:Rarely is there a goal worth pursuing that would be uncontroversial in our pluralistic ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
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