Build a team to expunge the scourge of Islamic State terrorists

|Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, Aug. 29:

Hotels wrongly ramp up extra fees, just like airlines

|Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Thursday, Aug. 28:

Cynthia M. Allen: Is social media enlarging or stifling democracy?

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

As an active, albeit measured, user of social media, I've been skeptical of arguments that online forums like Facebook and Twitter are the great equalizer.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: An Uzi, a 9-year-old and American exceptionalism

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: only here, only us.

Mary Sanchez: The enduring significance of Anita Hill

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Anita Hill.

Time is now for cooler negotiations between Obama, Putin

| |Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in the heat of the Cold War.

Warren Buffett should explain Burger King deal, which looks to some like tax evasion

|Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday, Aug. 27:

Rekha Basu: Trendiness aside, ice bucket challenge a triumph for those who have suffered

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

My son explained the gig this way: People are dumping buckets of ice water over themselves, filming it and posting the videos online. Then they tag three others, who have 24 hours to do the same or pay up. They're doing this in the name of ALS.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress.

To answer calling, these professionals go into danger to help others

|Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

The following editorial appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Friday, Aug. 22: