| Apr 23, 2013
"If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Richard Artschwager, who died in February at 89, was that exceedingly rare artist who made paintings and sculptures of virtually equal merit.
In contemporary art, usually it's one or the other. Painters paint, sculptors sculpt, and the differences...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:32 PM
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Lauren Seabrook comes to KWCH from Topeka where she worked as Evening Anchor and Reporter for Kansas First News. She started at KTKA in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: “This changes everything.”
Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Americans have always feared secret cabals.
In three successive decades in the mid-20th century, a "Brown Scare" swept through this country, followed by a "Red Scare," and finally a "Lavender Scare," Jesse Walker tells us in his bold and thought-...
| Jun 16, 2013
Well, (that’s how Ronald Reagan opened a lot of his remarks) I’m no Ronald Reagan but I’m interested in what’s going on in our nation and in particular our state.
First, let me clearly say I’m no fan of Del. Neil Parrott....
| May 15, 2013
| 5:31 AM
WEST, Texas (AP) — When they saw 30-foot flames licking the sky inside a massive fertilizer plant, firefighters in this tiny Texas town rushed to evacuate nearby buildings and raced to spray water on tanks of chemicals, hoping to prevent a...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
My request that readers share their opinions about whether or not we should forgive the surviving Boston Marathon bomber generated a flood of articulate and deeply moving responses. Here are just two examples, followed by my response:
Why we should...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:04 PM
My request that readers share their opinions about whether or not we should forgive the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect generated a flood of articulate and deeply moving responses. Here are just two examples, followed by my response:
| May 5, 2013
| 7:08 PM
There may be no place in the earth for Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
One of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been dead more than two weeks after a dramatic showdown with police in Watertown, Mass., on April 19.
But officials and his family still don't...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Religion News Service writers David Gibson and Lauren Markoe report on the backlash against Muslims following the Boston Marathon bombings:
(RNS) No sooner had the reality of the Boston Marathon bombing sunk in on Monday (April 15) afternoon than...