Haiti After the Quake: Opportunity for Renewal?
Economic fragility and its usual partners, political and economic corruption, are killers.
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LeBron Is Gone, and Cleveland Still Is Standing
The morning after LeBron James announced that he was leaving Cleveland, parents began calling local pediatrician Shelly Senders' office.
The War on Arizona
Not since President Dwight Eisenhower sent troops to Little Rock and JFK sent U.S. marshals to the University of Alabama has the federal government seemed so at war with a state
The Real JetBlue Heroes
The JetBlue flight attendant who theatrically quit his job by cursing out a "rude" passenger and exiting via an emergency slide has become a working-class hero to many. But
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For Tottering States, Bankruptcy Could Be the Answer
We won't be able to say we weren't warned. Continued huge federal budget deficits will eventually mean huge increases in government borrowing c
The Republican Senate
Republicans gnashed their teeth in frustration as the national tide of GOP resurgence washed up against the massive Democratic fortresses in Nevada, Washington state, Colorad
Up From Homophobia
I used to be a homophobe. I didn't dislike gays a little; I disliked them a lot. Growing up in Texas, I didn't know anyone who admitted to being gay, and I found the whole idea
Beck/Smith Hollywood's 33rd Annual Tacky Taste Awards
Happy holidays to one and all and a big serving of gratitude to the readers who contributed their votes -- and wit -- to this annual celebrity
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