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Opinion: Pompeo's dirty "clean network"

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 5, ...

Biden's mental ability a campaign issue that can't be ignored- Devine

He might be riding high in the polls, but Joe Biden's mental acuity increasingly is an issue in the election ...

Readers React- San Diego's Ash Street fiasco needs thorough investigation

The lack of oversight on this expenditure is difficult to fathom ...

Editorial- Donald Trump should stop trying to sabotage the 2020 census

Speeding up the count during a pandemic is a horrible idea ...

Editorial- Pandemic relief can't wait. Congress, White House need to get a deal done now.

Tens of millions of struggling Americans need Republicans and Democrats to compromise ...

Roseann Marttila- I'm a retired teacher helping my grandchildren. Distance learning was a disaster.

Please consider the problems and educational inequities that will exist if the schools remain closed. ...

America's closed schools will widen haves, have-nots gap

What of the vulnerable children of the country who don't have instant Wi-Fi access, who don't have computers at their ...

Virginia leaps into contact tracing technology

Virginia has become the first state in the nation to offer for download a contact tracing Apple and Google API ...

Trader Joe's changes course on branding, stands up to cancel culture

There's good news on the "flattening the curve" front. I'm not speaking of the infamous one for the coronavirus that ...

EDITORIAL- Coronavirus fears could halt the Biden railroad revolution

The coronavirus has taken the public out of public transportation. At its height, the pandemic turned crowded commuter trains traversing ...

America's closed schools will widen haves, have-nots gap

The teachers' unions are fighting hard to keep schools closed this fall, fighting mad in most cases, and it's a ...

Former Scotland Yard Flying Squad detective revisits 100 years of crime fighting

While serving two years in Scotland in the U.S. Navy in the mid-1970s, I often watched the British TV series ...

One simple change to improve America's ports

Policymakers looking for ways to gin up the economy should take a hard look at America's ports. Virtually all (99%) ...

Portland rioters and Black Lives Matter demand our unconditional surrender

In 1984, George Orwell pointed out that, One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one ...

Our annual August debate over America's use of atomic bombs

This month marks the 75th anniversary of the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan, at Hiroshima on Aug. 6, ...

City-bankrupting Olympics will drown Tokyo in debt

'Get excited for the greatest sporting event." That was the line from a note landing in my inbox recently from ...

EDITORIAL- Democrats mistake division for union

Party platforms lay out the values upon which its members stand. As Democrats prepare to convene their 2020 political convention ...

Did Chris Wallace give Trump a fair shake on handling COVID-19?

Chris Wallace is still riding high from his recent interview with the president which even many pro-Trumpers acknowledge was "tough ...

Get to know Judi Sheppard Missett, founder and CEO of Jazzercise

Judi Sheppard Missett started Jazzercise in 1969 and the company is still operating with thousands of franchises all over the ...

Susan Rice, VP contender, wants to 're-imagine' away the police

Susan Rice, former national security adviser during Barack Obama's presidency, went on "CBS This Morning" and said police need a ...

Scot Donovan Blair- I was a proud San Diego small business owner. Not anymore.

Hamilton's, a neighborhood tavern in South Park, attracts two- and four-legged patrons. ...

Readers React- San Diego's Ash Street fiasco needs thorough investigation

The lack of oversight on this expenditure is difficult to fathom ...

Glacial progress in Washington on coronavirus relief

McConnell says he is prepared to support a stimulus deal ...

The 'debate about the presidential debates' was created by Democrats

There's a debate raging right now about the presidential debates: Will they happen this time around? Without further ado: The ...

Joe Biden must satisfy Democratic Party's hardcore leftists with VP choice

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden appears to have painted himself into a corner with his promise to select a woman ...

Kate Pauli- Our salons are cleaner than any grocery store or retail shop. But we cant use them.

Hairstylists are having a difficult time because of salon closures during the pandemic. ...

Commentary- Gyms are closed but people want to work out. Californians are sick of staying inside.

Michael Hamanaka (right), owner of The Movement Warehouse in Pacific Beach, works outside with clients after new COVID-19 restrictions on ...

America's atomic bombing of Nagasaki- Lessons forgotten

Seventy-five years ago, Aug. 6, 1945, an A-bomb destroyed Hiroshima. Three day later, Aug. 9, 1945, a second A-bomb obliterated ...

Readers React- Housing affordability crisis is not going away soon

Multifamily home construction was up in 2016. Pictured: Local 229 ironworkers build a rebar column near what will become a ...

Portland demonstrates that government spying on citizens has become commonplace, and easy

Last week, this column argued that the only constitutional role for armed federal forces in Portland, Oregon, was to assist ...

Readers React- Charter schools should not be double dipping

This gives meaning to the cry that charters take money away from public schools. ...

Deregulating America's energy industry will stimulate COVID-19 strained economy

The last time the American economy needed a steroid injection, one industry did most of the heavy lifting to get ...

CDC floats next health scare, post-coronavirus

Just in time for the new school year, virtual as it may be, comes a new warning of a new ...

Editorial- Pandemic relief can't wait. Congress, White House need to get a deal done now.

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo-Alex Brandon) ...

Opinion- Outplaying Segregation, Negro National League Hits 100-Year Milestone

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League as a response to segregation in major ...

Protests in Portland Public Editor

The conflict in Portland between federal agents and protesters escalated rapidly. As NPR responded, doing 40 stories over 15 days, ...

Fusions future gets real in France

For decades fusion power plants have been held out as a solution to energy and climate challenges. Now as assembly ...

A pandemics knock-it-off effect on war

Inklings of peace in the worlds hot spots suggest people seek a higher priority in health. ...

Why wont Democrats listen to blacks about defunding cops?

Talk about out-of-touch pols. According to a new Gallup survey, nearly nine out of 10 respondents and more than eight ...

Lets stop importing doctors while American MDs go jobless

The United States is in the midst of the worst public-health crisis in a generation. So why are many of ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

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