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  • Modern methods

    With Bob Jones Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH S-7 4 3 H-6 5 3 D-K Q 2 C-A K Q 7 WEST EAST S-10 S-9 8 6 2 H-A K 9 4 2 H-Q J 10 7 D-9 6 5 3 D-J 8 4 C-9 4 2 C-J 10 SOUTH S-A K Q J 5 H-8 D-A 10 7 C-8 6 5 3 The bidding: NORTH EAST...
  • In Theory: Is morality tied to belief in God?

    A recent poll conducted Pew Research Center revealed that many people worldwide, particularly those who live in poorer countries, are of the opinion that one must believe in God to be a moral person. According to the Pew report that was issued in late...
  • A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]

    A year after the Boston bombings [Commentary]
    In a 12-second period one year ago today, two homemade explosive devices tore holes in what had been a perfect spring day in Boston. Thousands had lined up along Boylston Street for the 117th Boston Marathon. Nearly 27,000 runners ages 18 to over 80,...
  • Finding ways to make every day Earth Day

    Finding ways to make every day Earth Day
    I wash 1-quart plastic bags to reuse them. And every time, I wonder if I'm doing the right thing. Am I saving plastic? Wasting water? Just being cheap? Such questions can take up a lot of brain space these days and create anxiety in surplus as we...
  • Automakers stay cozy in U.S. capital

    Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One was NHTSA's announcement that it was...
  • Distrust, bitterness mark relations between county, cities

    Distrust, bitterness mark relations between county, cities
    First there was bickering, then trust issues arose. The relationship grew bitter. Both sides lawyered up. The word "divorce'' was spoken. This is the story of Broward County and its cities. Relations have grown icy as the two sides engage in an...
  • Ethics panel briefed by independent counsel on Sen. Ronald S. Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel was briefed behind closed doors Monday by an independent counsel on his investigation into misconduct allegations involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). The briefing was called by Sen....
  • ‘Divergent’: Ansel Elgort talks Caleb, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

     
    “Divergent” is expected to be a blockbuster when it opens in theaters Friday, but for fans of the bestselling young […]...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Robert B. Reich: The new tribalism and the decline of the nation-state

    We are witnessing a reversion to tribalism around the world, away from nation-states. The same pattern can be seen even in America -- especially in American politics. Before the rise of the nation-state between the 18th and 20th centuries, the world...
  • Your tax money: Hampton Roads local governments gear up for budget season

    At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...