My last adventure was tackling the whitewater rapids on the New River in West Virginia. After driving across the border into Ohio I headed for its third largest city, Cincinnati, for up-close and personal animal encounters at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.
Alaskans of any political persuasion can agree that we should get to name our own state's highest mountain, currently misnamed Mount McKinley. And Sullivan is uniquely positioned to do something about it.
I don't normally concern myself with where the party holds its nominating convention. Normally it doesn't matter much at all. I think this year might be a little different. I think it actually does matter for 2016.
By not declaring her candidacy just yet, Hillary allows herself the time to stay out of some of the parochial fights and not have to immediately declare positions on every issue.
Elections are behind us, and many new state legislative sessions don't begin until January -- yet lawmakers are already giving us a preview of the bills they intend to pass into law first chance they get.
In the wake of the big election victories on November 4, many people are asking, "What's next for the push to legalize marijuana in the United States?"
Remaining as objective as possible when discussing issues affecting black America is becoming more and more difficult as the number of extrajudicially killed black bodies continues to pile up.
A largely quiet tactic to disenfranchise voters of all persuasions has become a target of reform-minded citizens in the wake of the 2014 midterm elections.
We are all doing what we are paid to do, and for century after century, people of color have been the ones paying the price.
Eleven year-old Natalia Marsh-Welton had a mission. Not even terminal brain cancer was going to stop her. Natalia was determined to help the hungry and homeless.
Even as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame makes its home in the city of Cleveland, the measure before the board may literally cut the musical heart out of Ohio's public schools.
Whatever new leadership rises from the smoldering rubble of Redfern's ODP, it will be clear that the party has to be inclusive, it must encourage many different voices to attract more supporters, and, like the college football that Ohio is so obsessed with, they have to work like a team.
Since it opened in 1933, Union Terminal has served as both a cultural hub for the city of Cincinnati and one of the most iconic Art Deco structures in the nation. Now, thanks to local citizens who voted "yes" on Issue 8, it will continue to fill both roles for generations to come.
A new study, published this week in the journal Environmental Health, identifies potentially hazardous concentrations of air pollutants near some oil and gas operations in five states. The research shines a light on what some communities face as US oil and gas development accelerates.
Ari Phillips at Climate Progress. Three major companies - Cisco Systems, 3M, and Kimberly Clark - announced they will now give employees a deeply discounted way of buying or leasing solar panels for their homes. Sunny news, indeed!