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  • Grasping diversity in domestic violence: My Word

    Domestic violence is not and has never been a "one-size-fits-all" social issue. The impact of violence touches the wealthy and the poor, the old and the young, and everyone in between. In the 34 years that Harbor House has been helping survivors of...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Water conservation efforts pay off: U.S. usage lowest in decades

    Water conservation efforts pay off: U.S. usage lowest in decades
    Americans recently passed a milestone when federal officials reported that water use across the nation had reached its lowest level in more than 45 years: good news for the environment, great news in times of drought and a major victory for conservation....
  • White Sox have need, resources for bold moves

    White Sox have need, resources for bold moves
    PHOENIX — If any team in baseball needs to make a splash this winter, it's the White Sox. They have money to spend, an urgency to win and a fan base that has proved time and again it won't support a loser — and sometimes not even a winner....
  • Homeless: South Florida's take on city's restrictions

    Homeless: South Florida's take on city's restrictions
    South Floridians discuss Fort Lauderdale's restrictions on feeding the homeless outdoors A beautiful act of civil disobedience It makes me proud to see civil disobedience so beautifully performed by Arnold Abbott and the Love Thy Neighbor Fund. His...
  • U.S., China unveil pact to cut greenhouse-gas emissions

    BEIJING — Creating an opening for a larger international agreement, China and the United States on Wednesday announced new targets for greenhouse-gas emissions that are intended to help curb global climate change. As part of the arrangement,...
  • Is Chinese strategy the key to defeating Islamic State?

    Is Chinese strategy the key to defeating Islamic State?
    While the U.S. and its allies are struggling to figure out how to stop the Islamic State from metastasizing throughout the Middle East and beyond,China has been conspicuously absent from the containment efforts. Given that China is the largest beneficiary...
  • The young and the not so restless

    The young and the not so restless
    Recent reports have highlighted the movement of young, college-educated people to the nation's cities. Baltimore is among the beneficiaries of this shift. Between the turn of the century and last year, the city ranked third fastest of the nation's...
  • Republicans have no mandate because they offered no agenda

    Republicans have no mandate because they offered no agenda
    In the early 3rd century B.C., after King Pyrrhus of Epirus again took brutal casualties in defeating the Romans, he told one person who offered congratulations, "If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined." In...
  • Climate breakthrough

    Climate breakthrough
    The deal made by Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama to limit greenhouse gases from those two nations represents the most significant action in the fight against climate change in years. Suddenly, it appears international progress is...