A recount that really matters in Afghanistan

|Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Thursday, July 17:

Better-educated public school kids � for a price

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, July 16:

Mary Sanchez: Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash?

New highway bill swerves to avoid elephant on road

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Perhaps averting another standoff with Democrats, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives took a small step earlier this week by allocating an additional $10 billion to continue to paying for freeway projects nationwide.

Kounalakis: Russia is now clearly a state sponsor of terror

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

The collective gasp heard around the world after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is a recognition that what just happened is different. Civilian casualties in war zones are, unfortunately, all too common, sometimes outpacing the deaths of combatants. But this wanton act of shooting down a civilian airliner falls under a whole new category of terror.

Cynthia M. Allen: It's a complicated situation on the Texas border

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

I'm willing to make the wildly optimistic assumption that the majority of Americans appreciate the complexity of the current situation on our border.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP can't get out of its own way

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again.

Despite doomsayers, Obama leads a recovery

|Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Monday, July 14:

Haiti deserves justice

|Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, July 15:

Foolish gun measures draw welcome opposition

|Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, July 16: