Krauthammer: How to debunk the ‘war on women’

What is it about women that causes leading Republicans to grow clumsy, if not stupid? When even savvy, fluent, attractively populist Mike Huckabee stumbles, you know you’ve got trouble. Having already thrown away eminently winnable Senate seats in Missouri and Indiana...

Breaking the cycle of school shootings

Cristina Lafferty Hassinger lives in Connecticut. When the detective arrived at my home, he had a folder in his hand. “We just have some paperwork to take care of first,” he said. After I signed his forms, he gave me a box with the clothes my mother was wearing when she was...

Zakaria: On Iran, compromise is needed

After Iran and the major powers signed onto an interim deal on Tehran’s nuclear program, expectations were high. Over the past week, they have fallen sharply as Iranian officials have made tough public comments and Israel’s prime minister has reaffirmed his opposition...

Robinson: The 1% as victims? That’s rich!

An ugly outbreak of whiny victimhood is ravaging some of America’s most exclusive Zip codes. It’s as if some 1 percenters suddenly fear that old warning: “When the people shall have nothing more to eat, they will eat the rich.” Not to worry. The hoi polloi would much...

Charges Dropped For Ohioan Imprisoned For 20 Years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a northeast Ohio man who served about 20 years in prison for a 1993 killing but maintained his innocence. A judge had ordered a new trial for Dewey Jones of Akron after tests showed his DNA didn’t match evidence...

‘Back to the Future’ musical planned for London

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — Director Robert Zemeckis is literally going back into the past for his next project – a stage musical of “Back to the Future.” Producers said Thursday night that a show adapted from the sci-fi comedy franchise starring Michael J....

Editorial: D.C. firefighters showed callous disregard for a man’s life

ONE WOULD hope that any citizen would cross the street to help a dying man. So when those whose very job is to protect the public turn their backs, it is especially horrifying. That is what seems to have happened when D.C. firefighters rebuffed appeals for help for a 77-year-old...

Editorial: Obama’s free-trade plan may face a hurdle in his own party

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S proposed ­Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would connect the United States with 11 other nations in a free-trade area encompassing 40 percent of the world’s economic output. It promises to open Japan’s notoriously closed market to U.S. products...

Editorial: Argentina’s coming collapse

ARGENTINA, WHICH has suffered through a 60-year cycle of financial booms and busts, seems to be headed toward bust again. Since the beginning of the year, its currency, the peso, has lost nearly 20 percent of its value and dollar reserves have plunged to a seven-year low. Average...

Man Gets Prison For Fatal Beating Of Ohio Boy, 2

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man suspected of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in a plea agreement. The Hamilton County prosecutor’s spokeswoman says 34-year-old Anthony Pierson was sentenced Thursday....