Opinion

Editorials

Peace agreement offers hope for Colombia

The recent peace agreement announced between the FARC — Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia — and the Colombian government to end hostilities represents a monumental triumph for the people of this South American country.

Editorials

Blame for earthquakes is enough to go around

Most of the wells drilled in the North Texas Barnett Shale sent their millions of gallons of fracking fluids and produced water to disposal wells once they were done. If disposal wells are blamed for earthquakes, drilling is an accomplice.

Editorials

TEX Rail still 2 years out, but it is rolling

Kickoff ceremonies for construction of the 27-mile TEX Rail commuter service were held Wednesday, as leaders from Fort Worth, Grapevine and North Richland Hills rode the route on a train pulled by a 1953 vintage diesel engine. Service starts in 2018.

Opinion

Most professors are Democrats. Here’s why.

Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.

Videos

Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge

The Miami Seaquarium accepted the popular Running Man Challenge but instead of its main dancers being humans, the institution opted for sea lions and dolphins. Credit: Miami Seaquarium
Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge 2:19

Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge

Timberview's defense puts stranglehold on Everman in 21-7 win 1:56

Timberview's defense puts stranglehold on Everman in 21-7 win

Rangers manager Jeff Banister on Carlos Gomez's debut 1:30

Rangers manager Jeff Banister on Carlos Gomez's debut

South Grand Prairie holds off Arlington to start 2016 season 1:27

South Grand Prairie holds off Arlington to start 2016 season