Don’t treat them like dogs — treat them better

Today is National Dog Day.The day is meant to “celebrate all breeds, pure and mixed, and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the nu...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Let’s end secrecyaround researchon taxpayers’ tab

Congress spends about $100 million annually on research that it doesn’t want to share with the people who really pay for it — you.The Cong...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

Editorial: Homework starts now to make new school year a success

The start of the new school year is a magical time.There are tears of joy, impromptu dances of glee and meet-ups with friends who haven’t been s...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Chicago Tribune: No budging in line, seniors

Imagine you’ve been patiently waiting your turn at, say, the Starbucks. You finally reach the front when a senior citizen strides up and announc...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Editorial: When will people learn email faux pas can destroy careers?

Editorial: When will people learn email faux pas can destroy careers?

Phones got smarter, then smaller and now larger. Videocassette players are officially relics, with the last one coming off the assembly line this mont...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

Editorial: Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Their view

Presidential candidates invariably seek and often get endorsements from admired figures in American life. But Hillary Clinton apparently didn’t ...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Our View

Carmakers and tech companies are in a race to put autonomous vehicles on the road, and it’s time for regulators to tap the brakes.This month the...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Editorial: To reverse deadly statistics will take change in attitude

Editorial: To reverse deadly statistics will take change in attitude

After years of being able to feel a little safer when you get behind the wheel comes some troubling news: Last year saw an almost 8 percent spike in t...

July 12th, 2016 |