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Steve Breen's cartoon caption contest for March 19, 2021

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COVID praise leads to COVID busts- John Phillips

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (AP Photo-Jacquelyn Martin, File) ...

Shut down the school-to-prison pipeline in Colorado

Longmont Master Police Officer Chris Borchowiec, a school resource officer in the St. Vrain Valley School District, walks the halls ...

Five myths about poverty

In 2021, the poverty line for a family of three was approximately $22,000. ...

Opinion- GOP opposition to stimulus bill shows who party really serves

UNITED STATES - MARCH 10: From left, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., ...

New Jersey gym owners fighting COVID crackdowns are modern Patrick Henrys

Two New Jersey gym owners have offered free memberships to anyone who refuses to take the COVID-19 vaccine their apparent ...

Opinion- Intentional deceit of viewers, voters should result in consequences

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol in Washington. A faction ...

Opinion- Two goodbyes in four hours. This is how their love story became a COVID-19 story.

Blanca Velazquez, Juan Rodriguez Jr., Anna Cabral, and Cynthia Rodriguez pose with a photograph of their parents Blanca and Juan ...

Working People Have an Ally at the Department of Labor in Julie Su

In 2011, I worked in the CLEAN Carwash campaign. I was assigned to work with then California Labor Commissioner Julie ...

Will Cuomos Scandals Pave the Way for New Yorks First Female Mayor?

Will Cuomos Scandals Pave the Way for New Yorks First Female Mayor? The New York Times ...

San Diego, tell us what youve done or plan to do after being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Registered Nurse Morgan James loads a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of ...

Opinion- How San Diego's philanthropic community stepped up to face the challenges of COVID-19

Bags of food items sit in large cardboard bins as volunteers place food into the back of cars during the ...

COVID Vaccines- 5 Ways To Make The Rollout More Equitable - Shots News

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine into most Americans' arms will involve much more than a good supply and logistics. Values such ...

Opinion- Mass shootings in Georgia, Colorado show need for better gun laws

A man places flowers alongside a police cruiser outside of the Boulder Police Department in honor of Boulder Police officer ...

The IRS should do more to nab wealthy tax dodgers

Do a better job of policing wealthy taxpayers' shell games. ...

Opinion- Schools that really wanted to reopen found a way

VISTA, CA - OCTOBER 21: Rya Hege teaches her 4th grade class at T.H.E Leadership Academy on Wednesday, Oct. 21, ...

Opinion- San Diego is not protecting our single-family neighborhoods

A sign placed in a yard in Pacific Beach speaks to the feelings many community members have against short-term vacation ...

The Vietnam War was winnable

In the summer of 1967, Air Force Col. Robin Olds (later brigadier general) returned to the U.S. following a tour ...

Opinion- The American Flag Flies For Democracy, Not Against It

During this week's impeachment trial, images were shown of the Jan. 6 insurrection, which included the U.S. flag. In his ...

OPINION- When Baseball Cards Sell For Millions, They Lose Their Real Value

NPR's Scott Simon offers his thoughts on why the value of baseball cards shouldn't be measured in dollars. ...

Joe Biden Is Following a Blueprint for Forever War

Last week, the U.S. military bombed a site near al-Hurri, along the Iraqi border inside Syria, where Iranian-backed Iraqi militias ...

We May Be One Election From Permanent Minority Rule

President Donald Trump was impeached for inciting a mob to violently overturn the 2020 election. He failed. Now, Republican officials ...

The real Vanita Gupta- Why Senate Republicans should confirm her

A couple of weeks ago, my cell phone rang just after car line for school pickup, and my 9-year-old son ...

Opinion- Your Say on lessons from the pandemic

VISTA, CA - OCTOBER 21: Rya Hege teaches her 4th grade class at T.H.E Leadership Academy on Wednesday, Oct. 21, ...

How America watered down whiskey's global appeal

American whiskey distillers always deserve a toast. Theyre responsible for creating some of the most delicious liquor in the world, ...

The Boulder shooting doesn't have to be America's story

Heavily armed police officers surround King Soopers on Table Mesa Drive in south Boulder after reports of shots fired inside ...

Opinion- In 2021, months of quarantine and forced savings could explode into an economic boom

A man riding his scooter waits at the traffic signal on the corner of Fifth Avenue and F Street, where ...

The Colorado and Atlanta mass shootings call out for gun control

Mike Mueller and Paige Mackey-Murray, Boulder residents, place flowers at a memorial on the fence a day after Monday's mass ...

Opinion- Debate over a U.S. wealth tax heats up

FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in ...

Israeli impasse imperils progress

Fourth electoral stalemate in about two years may mean a fifth election is imminent. ...

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Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

23% of U.S. elderly need to be vaccinated, says White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has voiced concern over the slowing pace of senior citizens, aged 65 and older, who ...

To date, Italy has suffered 3.75 million cases of Covid, says official

ROME, Italy: As Covid-19 rages throughout Europe, Italy recorded 344 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 718 the day before. However, ...

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

Italian demonstrators gather at parliament, block roads over lockdown

ROME, Italy: Italian restaurant owners clashed with police earlier this week during a demonstration outside Parliament in Rome, as they ...

EU medical official says link between AstraZeneca and blood clots

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A senior European medical official has said that there is a "clear link" between the use of the ...

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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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