Rekha Basu: Iowa's Branstad among governors in the wrong on immigration issue

| |Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

A few days after Iowa's governor was spotlighted on MSNBC for declaring undocumented children from Central America unwelcome in his state, "Meet the Press" highlighted one Iowa city's plan to welcome them.

Keep the oceans clean

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, July 22:

Putin can't avoid responsibility for passenger jet atrocity

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Saturday, July 19:

Despite court ruling, Confederate flag does not belong on Texas license plate

|Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, July 18:

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:

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:

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.