My buddy Tyrone was at the office trailer window last week at this time talking to a microphone and the owner, who was behind a bullet proof windo...
Whether or not you choose to pray before meals, or faith is central to your life, or you believe in God, I encourage you to take the time to pause, even for just a moment, to recognize the good fortune that you do have in this world.
Public Citizen has released a chilling report revealing that the 485-mile KXL southern line is plagued by dents, faulty welding, exterior damage that was patched up poorly and misshapen bends, among other troubling anomalies.
Last weekend in Tlapacoyan, Mexico, Salvador Garcia Alvarez talks about his town emptying out of men each year as they go north to work in American carnivals. This time of year, they come home to families and a different world.
IPCC: Global Warming Will Create a More Violent, Sicker, Poorer Future says the reputable Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a new study, re...
Pastry lovers, raise your forks. Cupcakes are a go-to for birthdays, and cronuts were a summer fling, but fall and winter are like playoff season for pie. With countless artisanal pie shops popping up over the country, here's our flaky bucket list of where to find the nation's best pies.
Record-Breaking Fossil Fueled Smog Cripples Large Chinese City reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. Soaring pollution levels, 3 times the desi...
It seems somewhat sinister that any private citizen could use an unmanned aerial vehicle for no legitimate purpose. We already have the government spying on us. Do we need our neighbors stalking us as well?
Complicated twists have become the norm in the two-year battle between the adoptive parents of little girl known as "baby Veronica" and the girl's biological father.
Here's the inconvenient truth about the Keystone XL: TransCanada does not need the pipeline's northern leg to begin pumping hundreds of thousands of barrels of toxic tar sands daily through America's breadbasket for export overseas.
Life without parole plus 1,000 years. That is certainly making a statement. However, it is far from the longest sentence ever meted out to a criminal convicted of an especially heinous crime.
While no one can reasonably claim that this Oklahoma tragedy has been ignored, there's one aspect of the killing that jumps off the page, and yet -- but for a couple of isolated exceptions -- has been all but banned as a topic for discussion.
This kind of killing in Oklahoma is not rare, and until the state moves more decidedly toward trying to prioritize building "healthy communities," the state deserves to be knocked down a few notches in terms of its status as a haven for new job-creating investments.
No state should deny its residents the essential right to exercise their religion. No state should target or disfavor any faith. No state should engage in actions that contravene the requirements of the U.S. Constitution, and no state should seek to limit the independence of the judiciary.
Was Gene Autry, the "singing cowboy" on TV and in the movies, really a radical? I just discovered this Autry recording of the pro-labor song "The Death of Mother Jones," about the great radical union organizer -- Mary Harris Jones, sometimes called the "most dangerous woman in America."
If the federal government recognizes that mandatory minimums are likely inappropriate sentences for nonviolent offenders, perhaps the states will follow suit, developing diversion programs, prison alternatives, and reasonable means for re-entry.