Two recent exonerations cause new concern about the death penalty

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

I was relieved that Henry McCollum and Leon Brown, after waiting over 30 years, finally proved their innocence with the help of DNA evidence and were released from prison in North Carolina.

Marriott may be copping out, but tip the housekeeper anyway

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

In the pecking order of the service economy, housekeepers at hotels and motels are among the hardest working and least recognized.

Obama finally getting serious about Ebola outbreak

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Wednesday, Sept. 17:

Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs?

Venezuela does not deserve support for Security Council seat

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Sunday, Sept. 14:

Rekha Basu: Supporting abused women means resisting urge to judge

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

It was confusing, frustrating, and even - if you dared to admit it - a bit annoying.

Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: No defense for what Ray Rice did

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

"I think they're going too far with Ray Rice."

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Wondering 'what if' as US forces head back to the Middle East

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

If.

Mary Sanchez: Sleeper in Kansas might upset Senate election calculus

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November's elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party's chances of doing so at 62.6 percent.