Don’t ignore nuclear power’s green potential

Eugene Robinson [“The heat is on,” op-ed, Jan. 28] hit upon something I’ve explained to liberals many times. All of our efforts at installing solar panels and wind turbines, not to mention buying electric cars and installing energy-saving light bulbs, won’t mean much...

Samuelson: Myth-making about economic inequality

Unless you are exceptionally coldblooded, it’s hard not to be disturbed by today’s huge economic inequality. The gap between the rich and the poor is enormous, wider than most Americans would (almost certainly) wish. But this incontestable reality has made economic...

A ‘veto’ attorneys general shouldn’t wield

John W. Suthers is attorney general of Colorado. Attorneys general, both state and federal, are entrusted with the power and responsibility to enforce and defend laws created by the political process, which can be highly contentious. They are to do so without political influence....

Editorial: Government has to make voting easier

ONCE THE recount was over on Monday, control of Virginia’s Senate was determined by a margin of less than a dozen votes in a special election in which a mere 20 percent of registered voters participated. This wasn’t the first time a high-stakes race depended on an...

Editorial: Hold strong on flood insurance

THE SENATE conducted an experiment in the politics of governmental reform last week, and the results were not encouraging. At issue is the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which sells subsidized coverage against inundation for homes and businesses, both coastal and...

Editorial: Virginia’s textbook politics

IN CALIFORNIA, the Armenian lobby is celebrating passage of a resolution in the state’s House instructing the education department to emphasize the Armenian genocide in its publications. “We did it!” the Armenian National Committee of America, Western Region, alerted its...

Diehl: Putin is losing the Sochi Olympic game

This was to be the week Vladi­mir Putin reintroduced Russia to the world: a confident, economically booming power whose influence in Eastern Europe and the Middle East is coming back; whose ability to block and counter the United States is reestablished; and which offers, through...

Ohio’s Forecasting Groundhog: Spring Coming Soon

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s weather forecasting groundhog Buckeye Chuck says spring will be here soon. Amid a steady snowfall Sunday morning, Buckeye Chuck predicted the end of winter after he did not see his shadow. According to The Marion Star (ohne.ws/1djNmz4), Paul James...

No. 13 Cincinnati Beats South Florida 50-45

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sean Kilpatrick overcame an off-target performance by scoring 10 of his 18 points in the closing minutes on Sunday, rallying No. 13 Cincinnati to its 14th straight victory, 50-45 over South Florida. The Bearcats (21-2, 10-0 American Athletic) trailed by three...

Updated Online Tour Of Ohio’s Air Force Museum

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Fans of Ohio’s National Museum of the U.S. Air Force don’t have to brave the snowy highways to see an updated showcase of aircraft and exhibits. An online virtual tour of the Dayton area museum’s Cold War Gallery has been updated. It’s...