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Jul 27 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 12:05am

    The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate

  • Posted: Jun 22 2016 - 12:05am

    In the past year, the Chinese authorities have cracked down on Hong Kong’s once-raucous publishing industry. At least five prominent booksellers have disappeared — one from a busy Hong Kong street, another from a border area and one at a seaside apartment in Thailand.

  • Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    For the parents and grandparents of adolescents, there is good news and bad news. The good news, unearthed in a survey conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is that today’s high school students are notably resistant to all sorts of hazardous and unwholesome activities, from sex to smoking.

  • | Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    Do you remember what happened when the Berlin Wall fell? Until that moment, nobody realized just how decadent Communism had become. It had tanks, guns and nukes, but nobody really believed in its ideology anymore; its officials and enforcers were mere careerists, who folded at the first shock.

  • Posted: Jun 21 2016 - 12:05am

    By failing for decades to regulate for-profit colleges, the federal government encouraged a predatory industry that saddled poor and working-class people with crippling student debt, often in return for useless degrees or no degrees at all. The industry accomplished this by relying on the federal student aid program for virtually all of its revenue. But the Obama administration took steps last week that could keep future students from falling into this trap.

  • | Posted: Jun 20 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — This is how the sausage is made:

  • Posted: Jun 20 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Jun 20 2016 - 12:05am

    In the days since Omar Mateen burst into an Orlando, Fla., club and shot more than 100 people, most of them gay men, pledges to help the gay community have poured in from around the world.

  • Posted: Jun 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Donald Trump should write the correction on The Washington Post headline that so offended him he revoked the news organization’s campaign credentials.

  • Posted: Jun 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Elizabeth Holmes’ big idea was a smart medical device that could perform many sophisticated blood tests from just a finger prick. This would be a small miracle for patients who hate needles.

  • Posted: Jun 19 2016 - 12:05am

    In the hours after last Sunday’s Orlando, Fla., massacre, a somber President Barack Obama consoled a shocked and grieving nation.

  • | Posted: Jun 19 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Months before the 1940 Republican convention nominated Wendell Willkie, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Theodore Roosevelt’s waspish daughter, said that Willkie’s support sprang “from the grass roots of a thousand country clubs.” There actually was a Republican establishment in 1940, when GOP elites created a nominee ex nihilo.

  • Posted: Jun 19 2016 - 12:05am

    The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.

  • Posted: Jun 18 2016 - 12:05am

    The tragedy in Orlando was enabled by social ills afflicting most Western democracies. Homophobia remains obstinate, even with advances in marriage equality. Self-radicalized extremists are encouraged by the swamps of the internet, here, in Europe, in Canada and elsewhere.

  • Posted: Jun 18 2016 - 12:05am

    It was a signal of serious humanitarian problems in the East African nation of Eritrea that a disproportionate number of the refugees flowing across the Mediterranean into Europe were fleeing from that nation of only 6 million.