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  • Bershidsky: Say goodbye to all those passwords you forgot

    This week, Google’s email service Gmail made a tiny change to its log-in procedure. A first screen asks for a username and leads to a separate screen ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Another View: Don't replace worst of the Patriot Act

    The Patriot Act was rushed through Congress 14 years ago amid the obvious fear following 9/11.Since ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Schultz: William Zinsser believed in your story, too

    If you’re one of the millions of readers who cherish William Zinsser’s book “On Writing Well,” then you may feel this week that you’ve lost a dear fri ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Our View: More security for U.S. consumers

    How safe is your personal financial information?There are more than 1 billion credit, debit and prep ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Ponnuru: Free-trade opponents get less logical by the day

    Elizabeth Warren’s arguments “don’t stand the test of fact and scrutiny.” The Democratic senator is “absolutely wrong.” She’s being “a politician like ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Another View: Solving middle-class debt problem

    Of all the burdens weighing on the American middle class, one has grown immensely in recent years: debt. Absent reform, it presents one of the gravest ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Lake: Jeb Bush sends mixed message on troop use

    It’s official. Jeb Bush now doesn’t know whether he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
    May 13, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Our View: Help for parents, protection for kids

    The stories have been occurring with regularity of parents reported to authorities because their children arrived at school with injuries.
    May 13, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Pitts: Anti-government resistance now heart of GOP

    Some folks thought it was “inflammatory.” Some said it was “irresponsible,” others, “absurd,” still others, “disappointing.”
    May 12, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Another View: Israel's fragile government

    Having called an early election in an attempt to strengthen his authority, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu has, in the end, crippled himself ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Our View: Illinois should work within its means

    The demise of Illinois’ 2013 pension reform plan seemed like a foregone conclusion, and we’re not exactly mourning its demise.
    May 12, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb County officials fought for Bogenberger family's justice

    To the Editor: We have gotten to know DeKalb State’s Attorney Richard Schmack, his assistants, and o ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Letter: Miscellaneous characters in our lives

    To the Editor:Don’t you just love that word “miscellaneous”?  My dictionary describes it as made up ...
    May 12, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Barone: Britain's Conservatives beat Labour, polls

    Big surprises in Thursday’s British election.For weeks, the pre-election polls showed a statistical ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Another View: China must face danger next door

    China is becoming more assertive abroad, taking aggressive measures to enforce its broad maritime claims, founding a new $100 billion Asian infrastruc ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Would you sell your home if you thought you would make a profit?
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    If it was a large profit