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Deter Iran, But Don't Go to War May. 24, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Islamic Republic of Iran is an enemy of the United States. It poses a constant threat to America... Read More

Coffee, Fruits and Veggies May. 10, 2019

Nutrition News

Would you eat certain foods if you knew they helped reduce your risk of breast cancer? If you're lik... Read More

The Easter Egg Hunt Fine Print Apr. 18, 2019

Lenore Skenazy

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the paper trail: Hard-boiled lawyers made sure no kids cou... Read More

Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence Feb. 13, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other ... Read More

Age Isn't Everything Feb. 05, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am 69 years old, and my lovely lady friend is 65. We've only been dating for seven mon... Read More

Alcohol and Opioids Are Different Risks Nov. 29, 2018

Froma Harrop

Is alcohol really "the most dangerous drug"? That's what Governing magazine said on a cover, adding,... Read More

Double 11s Nov. 11, 2018

Horoscopes by Holiday

In numerology, 11 is considered to be extremely auspicious, signifying fateful qualities, indicating... Read More

Memory Climb Jul. 28, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

"I used to be interesting." I got too used to saying that. It's part of the reason we moved to the w... Read More

Chance Has No Memory Apr. 18, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

In January of 1998, Lleyton Hewitt, an Australian high-school tennis player, became the lowest-ranke... Read More

Dealing With Fear When Starting a Business Dec. 05, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

"I was laid off from a corporate job a couple of years ago. "I tried finding another job, but there ... Read More

Always Helping Kids Isn't Helping Any Kids Nov. 17, 2017

Lenore Skenazy

Helicopter parents who hover over their kids are the most popular of punching bags. Remember the mom... Read More

Take More (Sensible) Risks: An Interview With Karen Firestone Nov. 14, 2017

This Woman's Work

Sensible risk-taking isn't just important in the financial world; risk traverses all industries. And... Read More

Breast Cancer-Wine Link: Scary or Just a Scare? Jul. 06, 2017

Froma Harrop

Many women obsess over their risk for breast cancer. That's why news media flash blazing headlines w... Read More

Mercury and Saturn Embolden Mar. 28, 2017

Horoscopes by Holiday

Pressure begets pressure. Resistance is met with resistance. People are naturally inclined to push a... Read More

Going Dough Nuts Jul. 07, 2016

Lenore Skenazy

If you're wondering why our country seems so bizarrely fearful, here's the answer: We absolutely can... Read More

The 'War On Salt' Is Bad Policy Based on Bad Science Jun. 03, 2016

David Harsanyi

The Center for Science in the Public Interest, one of the few openly authoritarian organizations fun... Read More

Puerto Rican Bonds and the Small Investor Apr. 28, 2016

Froma Harrop

The TV ads flash the noble faces of American retirees and urge Washington to help protect their savi... Read More

Crony Capitalism and the Spigot of Government Subsidies Apr. 28, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Creating something that people want is how one gets wealthy in a market economy. Sadly, there's anot... Read More

Ambassador Is a Dangerous Job Jan. 14, 2016

Froma Harrop

When Thomas E. McNamara arrived in Colombia as U.S. ambassador in 1988, he encountered a hit list is... Read More

Mutual Fund Analysis Jan. 06, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 46-year-old engineer, and my wife is a 55-year-old parole officer. We have goo... Read More