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  • Our beloved banana may disappear

    Our beloved banana may disappear
    Some people lie awake nights worrying about terrorist attacks, giant asteroids crashing into the Earth or war with Russia. I can slumber peacefully through those perils. What causes me to wake up screaming is the banana blight. To say I'm favorably...
  • Obama deserves share of blame for millennial cynicism

    In case you hadn't heard, young people these days -- aka "the millennials" -- are the most cynical and distrusting generation ever recorded. Only 19 percent think most people can be trusted. According to a big study from the Pew Research Center, they...
  • U.S., West have moral authority to criticize Putin over Crimea

    In one of those peculiar ironies of our self-involvement in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Crimea, it is the moral authority of the United States that is evidently in play. "U.S. Lacks Moral Authority to Criticize Russia for Intervening in...
  • Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach

    Eagles limiting themselves with offseason approach
    Their plan to build and rebuild through the draft intact through one full week of NFL free agency, the Eagles remain determined to prove their recently revised general philosophy of not overspending for any one player or position group is the best way...
  • North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65

    North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65
    This week, as the Ides of March approaches — the March 15 anniversary of the assassination of Julius Caesar, a determined but ultimately fruitless attempt by Roman senators to stop their government from sliding toward dictatorship — the...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy

    Sheryl Sandberg's COO job at Facebook apparently isn't demanding enough, so she's launched her "Ban Bossy" campaign. The idea, advanced by Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In Foundation, is that if you deem the word "bossy" off-limits, people will stop...
  • Review: 'The Story of the Jews' by Simon Schama

    Review: 'The Story of the Jews' by Simon Schama
    The story of the Jews, involving so many grim waves of persecution, expulsion and mass murder, is not for the faint of heart. Neither is Simon Schama's account of both Jewish creativity and travails during antiquity and the Middle Ages. Schama's "The...
  • Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?

    Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?
    IN THE 12 months since he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's to begin his papacy with a disarmingly unaffected "Good evening" to the crowd below, Pope Francis has won a following far beyond the Roman Catholic church. He has softened the image of an...
  • Northwestern: Professor accused of sexual misconduct won't teach rest of school year

    Northwestern: Professor accused of sexual misconduct won't teach rest of school year
    A Northwestern University philosophy professor who is being sued over allegations he sexually attacked a student will not teach the rest of the school year, the university told the Tribune Wednesday. Northwestern President Morton Schapiro decided that...
  • Chan Lowe: The "smart gun"

    Chan Lowe: The "smart gun"
    The idea of a weapon that can only be discharged by its owner makes so much sense that it’s hard to fathom why anyone would be against it.   Yet the NRA officially opposes it, with extreme prejudice. A gun shop in California that began selling...
  • On TV, the spies have it

    On TV, the spies have it
    Spies, sex, drugs and a beaming Ronald Reagan. Those are the elements for one of the most arresting scenes you'll see this year on television. It will air Wednesday night on "The Americans," one of the most talked-about series this spring on cable TV....