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Trump's Addiction to Conflict Sours Our National Mood Jun. 13, 2019

Steve Chapman

A decade ago, America was in crisis. The economy was battered by the worst downturn since the Great ... Read More

Trade With Britain Jun. 10, 2019

Marc Dion

The United States of America has always traded with Britain, though sometimes it was less of a forma... Read More

Hampshire Is Blazing the English Sparkling Wine Trail May. 26, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Athena Lucero Wine country in England? Say what? When I learned about winemaking in Hampshire, an... Read More

Poppies Were Favorite Motif Apr. 26, 2019

Antique or Junque

Q: We are enclosing a photo of a dessert set that has been in the family for three generations. My h... Read More

The British Boy Who Never Forgot the St. Louis War Hero Who Saved His Life Feb. 22, 2019

Daily Editorials

Briton Tony Foulds, 82, has a better appreciation than most about the importance of living every day... Read More

Today's Politics? Don't Get Me Started! Feb. 20, 2019

The Word Guy

During the recent partial government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi repeatedly called Presiden... Read More

School's In: Why Can't We Be as Mindful as the Brits? Feb. 12, 2019

Energy Express

Brexit is creating a lot of bad press for Britain these days, but here's a recent headline about the... Read More

Short Takes on Recent News of the Weird Feb. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

Thank You for Your Service The American Civil Liberties Union sounded the alarm after a Hispanic man... Read More

Why Not a Conservative Woman President? Jan. 08, 2019

William Murchison

As if the Democrats lacked causes for nail biting — the shutdown, impeachment, Rashida Tlaib's... Read More

Disarray in the UK Dec. 13, 2018

Daily Editorials

If you think the United States' politics are in disarray, you need look no further than our closest ... Read More

'The Favourite': Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman Rule in a Fabulously Nasty Historical Comedy Nov. 23, 2018


"The Favourite" is not your traditional historical biopic. In one scene, set in the royal bedchamber... Read More

The 'Great War' and Those That Followed Nov. 14, 2018

Daily Editorials

This past Sunday morning in France — at precisely 11 a.m. — the world marked exactly 100... Read More

The Beautiful and the Ugly American: A Counterpoint May. 23, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

Simply, she's the best of times, the spring sun. He's the worst of times, the darkness before the da... Read More

Did Putin Order the Salisbury Hit? Mar. 20, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

Britain has yet to identify the assassin who tried to murder the double agent Sergei Skripal and his... Read More

Briticisms Are Jumping the Pond Sep. 06, 2017

The Word Guy

What is it about those Brits? We Americans made our Brexit from their empire in 1776. But we can't s... Read More

The Sadly Public Last Days of Charlie Gard Jul. 27, 2017

Froma Harrop

Charlie Gard's parents were working on the last major decision they will make for him: how he will d... Read More

The Poets Were Right About England's Lake District Feb. 11, 2017

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Viewing a high country landscape accentuated by a blanket of yellow, the poet Willia... Read More

What Queen Elizabeth Reveals About Trump Jan. 08, 2017

Steve Chapman

Life for a modern monarch is often a jeweled prison, with an excess of tedium and a dearth of author... Read More

Rediscover Roald Dahl During His Centennial Year Sep. 11, 2016

Travel and Adventure

By Carl H. Larsen It's hard to find a good piece of bogtrotter cake. Unless, that is, you're in the ... Read More

Finding Help Through Rape Crisis Centre Aug. 08, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My 22-year-old boyfriend recently told me that he was raped by a man when he was between... Read More