Obama finally getting serious about Ebola outbreak

|Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

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

American media should not aid Islamic State with its propaganda

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

I have borne witness to an execution - not that I wanted to, but because the condemned man whom I had gotten to know over a 10-year period asked me to be there.

Advertisers' reaction could upend NFL

|Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

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

Yael T. Abouhalkah: Anheuser-Busch bombshell no doubt sent chills down NFL's spine

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

A potential sea-change occurred Tuesday in the ongoing stories about out-of-control players in the National Football League.

Two recent exonerations cause new concern about the death penalty

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 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

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

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

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:

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?

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.