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  • We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities

     We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities
    Tens of thousands of Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant. The gap between the demand for donated kidneys and the supply creates a situation that free-market cheerleaders can't bear to leave alone: People have two kidneys, so why not end our...
  • 5 years after 'Appalachian Trail' scandal, Sanford rises from political dead

    WASHINGTON During a break in the recent congressional session, Mark Sanford sidled up to his pal Mick Mulvaney and sat next to him on a back bench in the ornate chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives, a Cheshire cat's grin on his lean face. When...
  • William Sample: Former police officer dedicated life to granting wishes of sick children

    William Sample: Former police officer dedicated life to granting wishes of sick children
    William Marshall "Bill" Sample, who traded his career as a Philadelphia police officer to grant the wishes of chronically ill and dying children at a vacation village near Walt Disney World, died June 4. He was 78. As a beat cop patrolling St....
  • Feeling good, America?

    This week's news that the economy had shrunk by 2.9 percent in the first three months of the year recalls one of former President Ronald Reagan's most memorable political lines: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" And so, we ask: How are...
  • Corte Suprema limita el poder de Obama

    Corte Suprema limita el poder de Obama
    WASHINGTON - El Tribunal Supremo federal limitó hoy el poder del presidente para designar cargos de alto nivel durante los recesos del Congreso, al considerar que Barack Obama abusó de su autoridad cuando aprovechó un breve descanso del legislativo en...
  • Howard Henry Baker Jr. dies at 88; key player in Watergate hearings

    Howard Henry Baker Jr., a respected Washington insider who played a pivotal role in the Watergate hearings in 1973, has died. He was 88. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the death on the Senate floor. The former Republican senator from...
  • GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit

    WASHINGTON--The alleged "raid" on the Republican senatorial primary in Mississippi, wherein black Democratic voters were said to have crossed over to vote for longtime incumbent Thad Cochran, has outraged his tea-party challengers. It sounds like a...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: What's in the political cards for Rick Perry?

    If he runs again in 2016, Texas Gov. Rick Perry hopes better physical and substantive preparation will enable him to avoid the mishaps that made his 2012 race "painful" and "very humbling." Initial results are distinctly mixed. One of Perry's greatest...
  • Report: Armed robbery at Circle K in Longwood

    Report: Armed robbery at Circle K in Longwood
    A man robbed a Circle K store clerk on Ronald Reagan Boulevard near Dog Track Road at knifepoint, according to ClickOrlando.com. Longwood Police said robber forced the clerk to hand over money from the cash register. Then he forced her down on the...
  • Teachers are right to question Common Core [Letter]

    Teachers are right to question Common Core [Letter]
    I read with interest the commentary by Emily Blumenauer about her thoughts on teachers who, as she put it, whine about the Common Core ("Quit complaining about Common Core," June 16). As a 34-year teaching veteran, I found her beliefs insulting, demeaning...
  • Hispanic population crosses threshold

    That the Hispanic population in the Lehigh Valley is growing is hardly news. Every year, U.S. Census numbers show the rise, and new Hispanic and Latino-owned businesses in downtown Allentown seem to open daily. But in 2013, the area crossed a threshold....