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While authorities investigate the presence of suspected incendiary devices at our riot-ravaged Capitol, we can confirm two.

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The violent assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6 was at best a display of unfettered privilege. More troubling was that this terrorist attempt to take over the Capitol was the first insurrection since the Civil War.

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I’m thinking of joining a monastery and spending the rest of my days praying for atonement of past sins (please don’t alert my wife). Having spent my adult life trying to avoid people by working mostly with wildlife or the printed word, I now seem caught up in the shocking current events of …

First, a disclosure statement: I was brought up Republican in a farm family in Missouri in the 1940s, when Missouri was part of the “solid South”, meaning solidly Democrat. And farmers were thought to be especially “solid”. So you see, I’ve always been something of a contrarian.

It was just a few days before Christmas and millions of Americans were still waiting for their deliveries to arrive. Washington Post contributor Abha Bhattarai notes, “Retailers and shippers are rushing to move an estimated 3 billion packages this holiday season, a nearly 30 percent jump fro…

In the final weeks of his presidency, President Donald Trump has returned to the signature issue that brought him to the White House — his pledge to build “a beautiful, gorgeous, big wall” on the southern border. On two separate occasions, Trump has said he is “completing the wall, like I sa…

On Wednesday, New York’s Letitia James led 48 other state attorneys general in filing a lawsuit against Facebook on antitrust grounds. Not to be outdone, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) then also filed its own antitrust suit against the social media company.

There are a few valid questions for all of us to contemplate at any time of the year, but especially during this “Christmas season.”

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The first COVID-19 vaccine to go into any American arms outside of a trial is Pfizer’s mRNA vaccine, which was designed and developed by the German biotech company BioNTech. Here, we give a rundown of basic facts about the vaccine and an overview of how it works.

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There’s a political puzzle being solved in Washington, largely behind the scenes, as President-elect Joe Biden settles on a slew of cabinet appointments he’s promised will “look like America.”

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Looks like United States Postal Service leader Louis DeJoy is here to stay. By all indications, the newly appointed Postmaster General will keep his job well into the incoming Biden administration. Given DeJoy’s reform agenda for the beleaguered agency, that’s good news for taxpayers and consumers.