GOP’s actions provide examples for Nancy Pelosi’s charge

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After war, leave nothing behind

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Justice Stevens was wrong on the 2nd Amendment

Regarding former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens’s April 13 Outlook book excerpt, “A second opinion on the second amendment”: Justice Stevens wrote that legislative bodies, not the courts, are best suited to determine appropriate firearms regulations. But does he...
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Book World: ‘Updike’ by Adam Begley

There’s no subtitle to this biography of writer John Updike (1932-2009), perhaps because the only logical one is a rather old-fashioned phrase: “His Life and Works.” Recognizing how relentlessly Updike’s fiction draws on its author’s own experiences, Adam Begley...
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Editorial: U.S. sanctions on Russia over Ukraine would buy negotiating power

RUSSIA AND the United States have pursued dramatically different strategies on Ukraine in the 10 days preceding a diplomatic meeting Thursday in Geneva. While loudly denouncing what it has described as direct Russian intervention in eastern Ukraine and threatening tough...

Samuelson: Give us back our statistical data

In this age of Big Data, the Obama administration seems determined to make it hard for average Americans to get little data. Recall that in 2011, the Census Bureau decided to eliminate “The Statistical Abstract of the United States,” first published in 1878. This was the...

Jet fighters taking to the skies for training exercises Thursday

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Fighter jets of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are scheduled to conduct exercises over northern Ohio between noon and 2 p.m. Thursday. Ohioans may hear or see fighter jets in close proximity with each other between the Marion and...
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Scratchbuilding Taken to a New Level!

Milepost 822 Again, the Pirates have been busy and this latest example comes from one of the crew members. Harold is an early era model railroader and sometimes finds that cars specific to his era are kind of hard to find. There are a few wooden 36′ cars like those from...

Thompson slated for Marathon tournament

TOLEDO — Lexi Thompson, whose first major tournament title came at last month’s Kraft Nabisco Championship, has officially committed to play in this year’s LPGA Marathon Classic, scheduled for July 17-20 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania. At age 19,...

Diehard fans

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR In the last 20 years, the Cleveland Browns have moved to Baltimore and returned to the shore of Lake Erie as an expansion franchise. Along the way, Cleveland has always retained its reputation as a “Browns Town.” But mostly, the Browns...