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National Editorials and Columns

  • Another View: Rocket explosion a useful failure

    It was, in corporate parlance, a “non-nominal launch.” Others more bluntly called it a “catastrophic failure.” SpaceX’s seventh mission to rendezvous ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Harrop: ​Meditate for success

    We ambitious strivers seeking guidance from fitness pros, decluttering experts and TED talks often find the day divided in two unequal parts.
    June 28, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Stossel: When it comes to money, more is better

    A woman will be on the new $10 bill, bumping Alexander Hamilton aside.Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sa ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Another View: Court saves health care plan, but work remains

    The Supreme Court on Thursday rescued Obamacare from a conservative attack for the second time in three years, prompting Justice Antonin Scalia to ren ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Another View: Invest in America the beautiful

    What’s the price point of purple mountain majesty? Thanks to increased entry fees at 130 national parks this summer, some double or even triple their ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Another View: Travelers lose in carry-on downsizing

    As if flying weren’t aggravating enough these days – tighter seats, less legroom, slow check-ins – now airlines want to downsize carry-on luggage.
    June 23, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Another View: Oregon's Death with Dignity Act a sensible model

    Less than a month before she died, Brittany Maynard posted a video explaining her decision to move to Oregon to take advantage of the state’s law allo ...
    June 22, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Another View: EPA should stand by fuel

    Uncle Sam got it wrong.The Environmental Protection Agency’s “ambitious, but responsible” proposal t ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Views: Opposing gay marriage isn't 'conservative'

    Political scientist Andrew Reynolds, at the Monkey Cage, points out the enormous gap between the Republican Party and many European conservative parti ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Another View: Words fail, but change must follow

    “Indescribable.” “Unfathomable.” “Unspeakable.” “Beyond incomprehensible.”Charleston, South Carolina ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Harrop: Why we still need public libraries

    Younger Americans can hardly imagine a time when you had to visit a library to research the population of Phoenix in 1980. Google now does that in sec ...
    June 22, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Another View: Trump's announcement official

    After nearly two decades of flirtation, Donald Trump finally has put his considerable money where his considerable mouth is.
    June 17, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Another View: Congrats on improving transparency

    We often use this space to criticize state lawmakers for the job they’ve done running this state into the ground and failing to make tough decisions t ...
    June 16, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Another view: Sick leave for state employees

    The state legislature last week passed and sent to Gov. Kate Brown a good bill that would provide sick leave for most employees in Oregon.
    June 16, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Another View: These plastic guns aren’t toys

    In the 1993 thriller “In the Line of Fire,” a would-be assassin painstakingly builds a plastic gun that he could slip past magnetometers – and into a ...
    June 15, 2015 - 11:41 pm
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