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The coronavirus pandemic changed how a lot of businesses operate. Restaurants, offices, movie studios — everyone had to rethink how they do things.

President Joe Biden recently passed his six-month mark in the White House. It might end up being the high-water mark of his presidency.

For those who will sit down at the kitchen table this week, ready to easily reconcile household bills versus income, imagine this: The electric bill has landed. So has the mortgage payment. Th…

President Joe Biden declared on Monday that the U.S. combat mission in Iraq would cease by the end of this year. But he also made clear that U.S. forces — probably most of the 2,500 now in the…

It’s impossible to calculate the full impact of the opioid addiction crisis. But it is necessary to put a price on some pharmaceutical manufacturers’ and distributors’ roles in the epidemic.

If you wonder what Republicans are accomplishing in Washington, look no further than the Senate Armed Services committee, where a majority of them voted to create the predicate for drafting wo…

”Always ready, always there,” is the motto of the National Guard. Whether the Guard can remain ready and get there promptly could be in question without action from Congress.

Rarely has stunning human achievement been greeted with as much churlishness as when Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos managed to fly or launch themselves into space.

Perhaps you recall the eminent “Judge Starr” of Republican legend and song, a pious Christian avatar of justice and sexual propriety. Back when he was dutifully investigating President Bill Cl…

The news that Pope Francis will reimpose limits on the celebration of the traditional Latin Mass will disappoint and even enrage devotees of that ritual. But traditionalist Catholics who appre…

Advocacy groups who campaigned the last several years for legislation that would revamp the way Pennsylvania’s redistricting is handled didn’t get what they desperately wanted and what citizen…

As the last presidential election approached, one could sense that something was wrong with the polls. The race felt tighter than the polls indicated, and specifically, Joe Biden’s solid lead …

In much of America, vaccine hesitancy has turned into vaccine defiance. Several states have banned or are considering banning demands by businesses that people show proof of vaccination. Tenne…

No one is trying to topple the Alamo quite yet, but a new revisionist book on the foundational event of Texas history partakes of the iconoclastic spirit of our time.

There’s a common perception that first responders — police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and veterans are tough. We see first responders as thoroughly trained experts, …

Consider this premise: For good or ill, the full legalization of marijuana in the United States for recreational purposes is inevitable.

It’s a simple, utopian idea. If we give everyone a monthly check, we can eliminate poverty and do away with the inefficiencies of our cumbersome and flawed welfare state. Minneapolis is the la…

The coronavirus pandemic stole the spotlight in 2020, but it was not the only epidemic threatening lives.

FORT WORTH, Texas (TNS) — Based on the fawning national media coverage, you’d think that Texas Democratic legislators are nothing short of civil-rights era heroes.

Police departments across Pennsylvania have a new law to enforce. This law is a little different than most. It is one they will have to enforce against themselves.

Just this month, we’ve seen political collapse in Haiti and military collapse in Afghanistan. South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, turned 10 years old amid looming famine, rampant corruptio…

The unrest on Cuba’s streets is the biggest challenge to the country’s communist government in decades. And it poses a dilemma for the Biden administration, which previously said it wants to e…

ALLENTOWN (TNS) — Pennsylvania took a big step Tuesday toward addressing climate change.

If this is Joe Biden when he’s forceful and passionate, the country is better off with the passive and detached version.

Totalitarian regimes don’t tolerate dissent, so the unrest in Cuba has been an astonishing sight. Thousands of Cubans have defied government protest bans and endured a heavy-handed police resp…