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Wear the mask and do as I say

To lean in on the words of Donald John Trump, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is a "swamp" creature, a member ...

Impeachment charade hurts all of America

The left will get its pound of flesh. If anything characterizes how Democrats and their cohorts in the left-leaning media ...

Opinion- Here are all the reasons I never gave Donald Trump a chance. For one, he never earned it.

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves as he walks on the South Lawn as they depart ...

Tom Brady moves on, making history with every throw

Tom Brady is one win away from the Super Bowl, two wins away from a seventh ring. If that doesnt ...

Meet a SDSU expert with answers to your questions about COVID-19 smell loss and holiday weight gain

San Diego State University assistant professor Surabhi Bhutani joined the Name Drop San Diego podcast at the start of the ...

The many reasons Biden should not enrich Iran's rulers

After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush drew a line in the sand. Every nation, in ...

Solving the social media conundrum- More normalcy with fewer eccentrics and sociopaths

It is a reflection of the vulgarity and even the criminality now stalking our society that social media, as it ...

Trump impeachment- The complexities of removing a president from office

The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, ...

Opinion- We need to put our country before ourselves. Do we have the courage to do that?

Riot shields are stacked at the ready as National Guard troops reinforce the security zone on Capitol Hill in Washington, ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, emboldened, ramps up calls to 'abolish ICE'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the congressional socialist with the mostest, took to Twitter to call for the end of Americas leading ...

Opinion- Donald Trump is not alone is stirring up discontent

US Vice President Mike Pence claps as Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi appears to rip a ...

Wake up- The fabric of our free society will ultimately collapse without basic decency

Every patriotic American should pray for the peaceful inauguration of President Joe Biden on Jan. 20. This is an important ...

Future COVID-19 relief bills must prioritize community gyms

At the start of a new year, millions of Americans make resolutions to prioritize their health and fitness. But for ...

What the French Revolution can teach us about 'woke' culture

Rep. Emmanuel Cleavers addition of Awomen after the somewhat more traditional term Amen at the end of his invocation at ...

Joe Biden must find America's lost soul

Joe Bidens biggest problems are not Chinas quest for empire, an overtaxed infrastructure and health care system or the wave ...

Opinion- Kudos for reminder of San Diego's past racial transgressions

At the MLK Annual Laying of the Wreath on January 15, 2020 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Way promenade, ...

Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria- An important joint U.S.-Israeli effort

Lost in the flood of reporting on the Trump impeachment and COVID-19 are critical Israeli airstrikes on Iranian targets eastern ...

Soon-to-be ex-President Trump wants a 21-gun farewell salute ... of course

Donald J. Trump sure is a piece of work, isnt he? The guy loses the presidential election, not by a ...

Trump presidency comes to ignominious end

Trump, breaking with tradition, will not attend Biden's inauguration ...

Putting 'unity' ahead of concrete policy

So much talk of unity throughout the election season. That was one thing that came out of President-elect Joe Biden ...

Donald Trump's presidency a disaster

Report: Trump has talked to associates about forming a new political party. Ugh. ...

EDITORIAL- Good luck, President Biden

Last fall, this newspaper endorsed your rival in the presidential contest because we believed that he would be the best ...

Opinion- COVID-19 Has Taken Away Nutcracker Season

NPR's Scott Simon notes how the pandemic has impacted the arts, including seasonal performances of "The Nutcracker." Without ticket sales ...

OPINION- COVID-19 Vaccine's Chaotic Early Rollout Echoes Past Inequities - Shots News

As states suddenly expand the categories of people eligible for the first scarce shipments of vaccine, who will be watching ...

Here's How America's Crisis Feels Too Familiar To This Immigrant Who Has Covered War

No, Washington, D.C., is not Baghdad, despite now having a Green Zone of its own. But the events of Jan. ...

Michel Martin- What I'll Miss Most On An Inauguration Day Unlike Any Other

As the inauguration nears, the Capitol has become a fortress. The fences surrounding it, writes NPR's Michel Martin, "are the ...

MLKs legacy lives on in his words; heres what they might mean today - COMMENTARY

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of America's most quoted orators, and his words still resonate today, perhaps more ...

The 46th president- Familiar problems, a new beginning - COMMENTARY

In this Jan. 14, 2021 photo, President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen ...

In Maryland, potential new help for first-time home buyers - COMMENTARY

Rising home prices have made it harder for people to save enough to make the leap from renting to owning, ...

Sack cartoon- Presidential pardons

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. ...

What do we ethically owe those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine?

Some may have more understandable reasons than others do. ...

When the Oval Office was between its masters

I've been there twice, alone in the doorway, as a presidential transition took place. ...

A constellation of flaws infected Trump's presidency

Narcissism, mendacity and a chilling lack of empathy will be remembered. ...

Opportunity over division in economic recovery

We must stabilize businesses and accelerate recovery in the short term. ...

Democracy doesn't need unity, healing

What holds the country together is faith in the system. ...

Sack cartoon- A new page

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. ...

Biden is about to fulfill a promise on climate change

America's new president sends the right signals by rejoining the Paris climate accord. ...

Give Biden the chance Trump never received

Trump was badly treated, but his reaction to that treatment was worse. ...

Poetic light for Bidens inauguration

With a theme of unity for the swearing-in ceremony, the president-elect chose a young poet to convince Americans that like ...

Lettersworthy legislators (1-18-21)

Newsworthy legislators Why dont you comment on real-action congressional heroes making news instead of giving Rep. Lauren Boebert space? There ...

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B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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