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Apr 25 2015 - 12:05am || Comments

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

  • | Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — The rate of dog ownership is rising ominously. How can a profusion of puppies be worrisome? A report from the Raymond James financial services firm concerning trends in the housing market explains: Increasing numbers of women “are adopting dogs for security and/or companionship” partly because of “the great education divide.”

  • Posted: Mar 22 2015 - 1:00am

    Democrats who have been filibustering the Senate’s consideration of legislation to combat human trafficking cited concerns with language they claimed would greatly expand the reach of Hyde Amendment restrictions on abortion.

  • Posted: Mar 21 2015 - 1:00am

    The surprising victory of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the polls this week represents a remarkable personal triumph, making him one of the Jewish state’s longest-serving leaders. Now, let the fence-mending begin — as hard as that might be for the Israeli leader and his American counterpart.

  • Posted: Mar 21 2015 - 1:00am

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

  • | Posted: Mar 21 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Amid all the verbiage about Hillary Clinton’s email, one irrefutable fact emerges: Polls will drive us crazy before the Clintons do.

  • | Posted: Mar 21 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Rep. Aaron Schock was the first millennial to serve in Congress, and he lived up to every unfortunate stereotype we have of that generation.

  • Posted: Mar 20 2015 - 1:00am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Mar 20 2015 - 1:00am

    A million-plus protesters in the streets and a 13 percent approval rating tend to concentrate a politician’s mind. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s proposed anti-corruption legislation will help her contain the damage of a bribery and kickback investigation, but a better response would be simply to get out of the way of Brazil’s finance minister, Joaquim Levy.

  • | Posted: Mar 20 2015 - 1:00am

    WASHINGTON — Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, was getting his demagogue on.

  • Posted: Mar 20 2015 - 1:00am

    Bad lunches

  • Posted: Mar 19 2015 - 1:00am

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

  • | Posted: Mar 19 2015 - 1:00am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ideas fly from Gov. John Kasich like sparks from a flint. While explaining his prison reforms, he interrupts himself midsentence — his sentences, like some E. E. Cummings poems, are unpunctuated — to praise a Delaware church that buys prom dresses for low-income high school girls. His spirit would add spice and his policies would add substance to the Republican presidential contest.

  • Posted: Mar 19 2015 - 1:00am

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, D, signed into law a remarkable reform Monday that will sweep away one of the greatest barriers to the ballot box: The gratuitously complicated, opt-in voter registration process. While much of the country is making voting more difficult, Oregon is pushing forward with innovative voting reform that should be universally praised. Other states — or, better yet, federal standards — should follow.

  • Posted: Mar 19 2015 - 1:00am

    A higher standard

  • Posted: Mar 18 2015 - 1:00am

    Four years ago this week, people across Syria began marching peacefully to demand democratic reforms.