Imagine being so crazed with racial hatred that you’re willing to drive four hours to a different city just to murder innocent people that look a little different than you.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is clearly out of his mind. Only a deranged and isolated leader stuck a 20th century time warp would launch an unprovoked and barbaric attack against a people he says are the same as his own — and say he is saving them from Nazis. The insanity of it all has f…
How are we going to use the results of the May 17 primary to measure former President Donald Trump’s influence over the North Carolina Republican Party?
A week after the murder of George Floyd, Richmond police tear-gassed peaceful protesters at the Robert E. Lee monument.
The religious right will rejoice if the Supreme Court upbraids a public school district for parting ways with a football coach over his public postgame prayers. But the celebration could be short-lived.
It’s different when it’s your home.
Before the onset of COVID-19 in early 2020, patients who preferred to obtain medical services through video chats or phone calls were unlikely to be reimbursed for those expenses. Medicare, for example, covered telehealth visits only for patients in remote rural areas and only if they journe…
Are you looking to redecorate your home this spring?
Richard Alley, a professor of geosciences at Penn State University, joins host Lawrence Eppard to help us understand the collapse of the Conger Ice Shelf in East Antarctica and its implications. Plus: Climate Investing with Zach Stein from the Carbon Collective!
President Ronald Reagan spoke in his farewell address to the nation about having favorite windows to look out of during his stay in the White House. The views from those windows provided inspiration and comfort to him during his years in office. We must all be like Reagan in having those pic…
Episode 38: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss the similarities between Florida's so-called Don't-Say-Gay law and a high school football coach who wants to pray with his players.
Commentary: The biggest decisions we make in life are whether to say “yes” or “no” to new opportunities.
The demolition of Roe v. Wade began long before now. It started in 2016, when Sen. Bernie Sanders and his left-wing followers destroyed the candidacy of Hillary Clinton. Had Clinton won the presidency, Donald Trump would not have been able to add three justices to the Supreme Court who have …
If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.
"If the court is stripping away rights, why would it stop at a woman's body autonomy?"
Roe v. Wade may not be dead, but it appears to be terminally ill, with a life expectancy of less than two months. So supporters of abortion rights, including me, are confronted with the grim prospect of returning to the bad old days when abortion was illegal in most of America and many women…
“You wanna borrow, you gotta pay the man.” Rocky Balboa was right, even way back in “Rocky.”
The next few weeks I bet you will be attending a graduation ceremony — yours or a friend’s or a family member’s. In an earlier column, I shared my thoughts about the speeches given at those times. With a few changes, here is what I wrote.
I was born in 1951, so my seven decades of life now make me a senior citizen. As I think back, our country has been through many crises in those 71 years. In 1951, we faced the uncertainty of a war in Korea. Later came the Cuban missile crisis, John Kennedy’s assassination, the Vietnam War, …
How do you celebrate Mother's Day?
So let’s talk about That Word.
About a million North Carolinians have spent some time in college but left without obtaining a degree. Policymakers at the University of North Carolina system and the General Assembly see these non-completers as an enormous opportunity, an untapped resource of potential professionals, leader…
May is the month for celebrating and remembering the work of moms.
"God still uses the most humble and willing, like yourself, to preach aloud his message of peace and forgiveness and love."
It all started with the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown in the spring of 2020, and it’s one of the few lingering effects of the experience that hasn’t tempted me to seek intense electroshock therapy.