(TNS) — Academic studies and surveys regularly show that large percentages of Americans know very little about civics. But more alarming is that many people aren’t afraid to display that ignor…

The internet has created more wealth and increased human knowledge faster than any other invention in history. But if Democrats in Congress get their way, the government would throttle the ‘ne…

McKean County Sheriff’s Deputy Collin S. Meeker was wrong last month to step on private property and yank down a flag — no matter how disgusting its hateful symbolism.

TEMPE, Ariz. — Encouraging developments are as welcome as they are rare in colleges and universities that cultivate diversity in everything but thought. Fortunately, state legislatures, alumni…

WASHINGTON — Although America's political system seems unable to stimulate robust, sustained economic growth, it at least is stimulating consumption of a small but important segment of literat…

WASHINGTON — The technique has been called (by this columnist) "immunity through profusion." By keeping the molten lava of falsehoods flowing, the volcano that is Donald Trump can inundate the…

WASHINGTON — Good news: In two years, we'll have a new president. Bad news: If we make it that long.

WASHINGTON — In 2013, a college student assigned to research a deadly substance sought help via Twitter: "I can't find the chemical and physical properties of sarin gas someone please help me.…

WASHINGTON — Trade wars, encouraged by President Trump, are inching closer. The White House has rejected the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an agreement involving 12 Asian-Pacific countries,…

"What's really going on here is that over the last 20 years marijuana went from being used like alcohol to being used more like tobacco, in the sense of lots of people using it every day," sai…

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