As the rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church here in Decatur, I understand how disruptive this pandemic has been and how it has changed our daily lives.
WASHINGTON — For five years, ever since Donald Trump announced he was running for president, we have heard allegations that he is inappropriately obsessed with Russia. Millions of Americans have dismissed such a suggestion as ridiculous.
In the latest of many cynical and highly political moves, the House of Representatives last week passed a measure that would transform the District of Columbia and make it the 51st state.
As European Union countries rush to reopen their borders July 1, they have readied lists of feckless countries whose citizens will be unwelcome. Those countries all have leaders who have failed to contain COVID-19.
Dear Dave: My wife and I are trying very hard to save money and pay off debt, but we’re not making progress as quickly as I had hoped. What do you think of the idea of putting a hold on our son’s allowance for the jobs he does around the house until we get into a better financial situation? …
President Donald Trump’s speech Saturday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a toxic stream of consciousness that ignored a great opportunity to speak words of healing and unity to a divided nation.
Dear Dave: What percentage of our income should we save for our kids’ education? We know you recommend setting aside 15 percent for retirement, but do you have a similar rule that applies to paying for college? — Andrew
President Donald Trump on Tuesday unveiled a plan to make reforms in police departments and acknowledged for the first time the existence of “systemic racism.” He also promised to meet with some African American families whose relatives have been killed by police officers.
Over the last several weeks, my internal medicine practice has had a drastic transformation because of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Hospital rounds continue, but now behind a surgical mask. Clinic visits remain face to face, but only if technology assisted virtual visits count.
In 1965, a Southern minister named C.T. Vivian provided one of the most electrifying and emotional moments of the civil rights movement when angrily confronted Selma's racist sheriff Jim Clark pushing away would-be black voters, declaring, "We're willing to be beaten for democracy!"
The Minneapolis City Council has passed a measure to dismantle the city’s police department and replace it with what Council President Lisa Bender calls “a transformative new model of public safety.” This is supposed to better protect people in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd by…
The Decatur City Council will consider an ordinance Monday requiring people to wear a face covering in public in order to help stem the spread…
The Wall Street Journal on allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan:
Dothan Eagle on Gov. Kay Ivey’s response to the pandemic as coronavirus cases increase:
Anybody who can't see what is going on is not paying attention.
If the goal of defunding police departments is to reduce police encounters that end in needless killings, we need to do two things.
To: Bernie Sanders, U.S. presidential candidate