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Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 8:34 AM

Forty years ago, Tennessee state law authorized the use of deadly force to stop a fleeing suspect. The statute provided, “if, after notice of the intention to arrest the defendant, he either flees or forcibly resists, the officer may use all the necessary means to effect the arrest.”

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Britain will have a general election on May 7, and the contest already demonstrates dramatic profound shifts taking place in the nation’s politics. Traditionally, the system has been characterized by stable two-party political competition, but no...

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 9:03 AM

There is nothing more tragic than shallow analysis.I saw a report in a journalism publication this week that hailed the end of Facebook. That it will be the butt of jokes like MySpace soon. Google Plus is dying, and so will Facebook.

Updated Apr 6, 2015 at 11:42 AM

When Kraft and Heinz got hitched the other day at the altar of big business, it didn’t mean a whole lot to me, except that now, I guess, I may not feel so silly daubing a little ketchup on my mac and cheese.

Posted Apr 6, 2015 at 1:01 AM

During a recent civic club speech I asked the question, “How many of you own a gun?” Virtually every hand in the room went up. Just below the murmur of voices I heard the comment, “We are Southern.” And so they were. Legislation for gun control is...

Updated Apr 2, 2015 at 3:14 PM

Last year, 35 inmates were executed nationwide. During that same period, 10 times as many inmates died in Florida’s prison system alone — by means other than lethal injection.

Updated Apr 2, 2015 at 8:44 AM

The visit of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington has dominated news headlines and discussion. Meanwhile, the visit of another leader of an important U.S. ally has received far less coverage.

Updated Mar 31, 2015 at 9:33 AM

Don Landgren cartoon about European travel essentials.

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 11:43 AM

It’s been three weeks now since we lost an hour to embark on another round of daylight saving time. I’m just beginning to get used to it.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Republicans hailed the budget resolutions released this week by the House and Senate as a blueprint for addressing the urgent problem of what to do for the poor and middle class once they become rich.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Spring has sprung. The signs are all around us.Birds are chirping. Flowers are blooming. Moore, Oklahoma, has been hit by a tornado. And Pete Rose has asked for his lifetime ban for betting on baseball to be lifted.

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