Patrick O'Callahan: Shooting brings unwelcome painful notoriety to town

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A few days ago, the world was introduced to my hometown, which until then was barely known outside Washington. Marysville - an itsy bitsy city when I lived there - is now renowned as the place where a 15-year-old shot five of his classmates in a school cafeteria.

Rekha Basu: Gun limits are a key women's issue

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

What wasn't said said everything.

Tagging Yosemite is theft, not art

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday, Oct. 28:

Of ghosts and goblins

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Saturday, Oct. 25:

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Holding memories for Aunt Millie

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

CHICAGO - It was the summer of 1969 the first time I came here, two months shy of my 12th birthday.

Give the dying the right to pick how and when to die

|Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, Oct. 26:

Dan Morain: Transparency can combat corruption

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid and the other forces of darkness in the U.S. Senate may have met their match, in the person of Kuang Chen.

Democrats and Republicans haven't figured out how to talk to women

| |Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

If you were watching "Meet the Press" a few weeks ago, you might have seen a new face - and I don't mean Chuck Todd.

Cuba hasn't earned embargo's end

|Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Sunday, Oct. 26:

Carl Hiaasen: Who's the least worst for governor?

| |Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Rick Scott. Charlie Crist.