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  • Office workers have long stood up against sitting

    To sit or to stand? That is the question for a growing number of office workers, after a flurry of reports suggesting that remaining seated at a desk ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Another view: Plan to boost middle class could help

    President Barack Obama pulled off quite the stunt in his State of the Union speech last week: He helped the middle class by offering a dead-on-arrival ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Schultz: Unraveling the myths of community college

    Months before Caitlin Johnson graduated from high school, she opened Ohio State University’s early-decision letter and felt the doors open wide. She’d ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Ingraham: Paid sick leave boosts productivity and morale

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s is proposing legislation Thursday that would give American workers seven days a year of paid sick leave. The U.S ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Schultz: Rioters by any other name

    BY CONNIE SCHULTZFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERioters by Any Other Name Various members of my family have ro ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Rubin: Scott Walker, 2016's wild card

    On Friday, news organizations reported that Mitt Romney is considering another presidential run in 2016.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Barone: Can Jeb Bush build a working platform?

    There are likely to be many surprises in a race for the Republican presidential nomination that has something like 20 plausible potential candidates. ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Carson: Dispelling the myth of ‘haves and have-nots’ in America

    The U.S. Constitution was designed to preserve the freedom and rights of all citizens. Our Declaration of Independence states that all men are created ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Another View: Low oil price has downside, too

    Falling gas prices are fuel for the economy.The price of a gallon of regular unleaded has plummeted ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Ponnuru: Republicans have a Huckabee problem

    Some evangelical Christian conservatives are trying to get their brethren to unite behind one Republican primary candidate in the 2016 presidential ra ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Another View: Gestures over progress for Palestine's Abbas

    In a meeting with President Obama last March, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused to accept a U.S.-brokered “framework” for the creation of a ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Views: Escaping America's wealth gap

    It’s hard for anyone who lives in St. Louis to not reflect on the issues underlying the situation in nearby Ferguson. As researchers, we wrestle with ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Another view: Prepare to handle next year's Ebola crisis

    One of the many ways the world failed to distinguish itself in 2014 was with its response to the Ebola crisis. It cannot afford to be so late, slow an ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Views: Jolie's 'Unbroken' tells half of Japan's war story

    In the just-released film “Unbroken,” as in real life, U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Louis Zamperini was beaten, starved and forced to work as a slave labor ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Another view: Questioning ObamaFund

    Hey, kids. Even if you have several decades of productive work ahead, the White House wants you to consider a retirement plan that will invest in noth ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:13 pm
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