Emily Schwartz Greco & William A. Collins

07/18/2014 - 1:01pm

    How much longer will it take before the United States declares a truce in the Drug War?

    This latter-day prohibition is taking an immense toll. And the stakes ought to be low, given that most Americans don’t want anyone jailed for being caught with small amounts of pot.

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04/17/2014 - 4:51pm

    Compassion for the dying is gaining traction. It’s about time.

    In 1948, 37 percent of Americans supported the idea behind the “death with dignity” movement. Last year, 70 percent of us did. While that number leveled off two decades back, how big a...

04/03/2014 - 12:47am

    It’s hard to get your mind wrapped around Russia’s annexation of Crimea and seizure of Ukrainian military bases there. It was — and many Ukrainians say still is — part of a neighboring sovereign country until mid-March.

    And it seemed like...

03/27/2014 - 3:28am

    It’s hard not to love mediocre, bad, or even awful movies that portray a post-apocalyptic or utterly dysfunctional future. If you’ve watched Logan’s Run, Water World, The Day After Tomorrow, AI, or Soylent Green more than once, you’ll know what we mean.

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03/20/2014 - 2:33pm

    An upscale housing development in Wilton, Connecticut (all of Wilton is upscale) is having no trouble selling its 20 units for $800,000 each. On average, homes in that town now fetch more than $1 million a piece.

    And real estate experts only rank the region that...

03/13/2014 - 1:34am

    Do you remember Cory Remsburg? He’s the Army Ranger who received a standing ovation from Congress during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address a few weeks ago.

    Applause is nice, especially from such influential people. It sure beats those...

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