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  • Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?

    Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?
    My Sunday column comparing private philanthropy and government social programs has revived the old debate over who is more charitably inclined, conservatives or liberals?
  • Chan Lowe: The Zimmerman/DMX boxing match

    Chan Lowe: The Zimmerman/DMX boxing match
    I stumbled across a couple of notable stories on my newspaper’s website today. Both were disturbing. The first bore the headline, “Naked, face-biting attacker shot by deputies, PBSO (Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office) says.” It had...

    LGBT, minority Amtrak riders offered new travel resources

    LGBT, minority Amtrak riders offered new travel resources
    In an effort to reach out to some of its "multicultural" riders -- namely those who identify as LGBT, black or Hispanic -- Amtrak has launched three new "microsites" where bloggers will be chronicling travel issues specifically relevant to those...

    Mayor leaves L.A. in better shape than he found it

    I couldn't have imagined saying this a few years ago, but I wish Antonio Villaraigosa could run again for mayor of Los Angeles. You can look at broken promises and judge the mayor a flop: too many potholes, and not enough cops. But I think his...

    William H. Gray III dies at 71; influential Philadelphia politician

    William H. Gray III, a Baptist minister and Democrat from Philadelphia who during six terms in Congress became the first black party whip — the No. 3 leadership post — and first black chairman of the House Budget Committee, has died. He was...