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05/21/2015 - 4:20pm

    News that B.B. King has died aggravates my anecdotage, the stage of life in which every new development reminds you of an old story.

    I was not much of a blues fan before I, as a young Chicago reporter in March of 1972, was enlightened by Riley B...

04/16/2015 - 5:18pm

    Is Trevor Noah the new Charlie Hebdo?

    Most of the civilized world seemed to rise in heartwarming solidarity after that French satirical magazine was attacked by Islamic terrorists in January. But...

04/08/2015 - 11:37pm

    You can tell that a movement is scoring some important points when its opponents want to change the subject.

    That thought comes to mind when I hear critics charge Apple CEO Tim Cook with...

04/08/2015 - 10:33pm

    Neither side in the uproar over Indiana's "religious freedom restoration" law has been totally candid about its benefits or its dangers.

    That often happens in politics, an arena in...

04/02/2015 - 3:03pm

    Now that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has thrown his cowboy hat into the ring for president, it's time to start handicapping the candidates, even if some of us may wish that we had more choices.

    That...

04/02/2015 - 2:28pm

    A surprising contriteness has taken hold of Bill Maher and David Letterman about one of their favorite high-value targets: Monica Lewinsky.

    After reading Lewinsky's first-person essay in last...

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