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In the fall, the Supreme Court will hear the case of a man who has been held since 1963 for killing a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge, when he was 17 years old. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is adding a...
The U.S. Supreme Court takes up a free speech case on whether Texas was wrong in rejecting a specialty vehicle license plate displaying the Confederate flag — to some an emblem of Southern pride and to others a symbol of racism. Photo by Texas...
There are potentially tens of thousands of greenbacks available for the safe and legal taking just by applying for the right Social Security benefits at the right time. But won’t that further impoverish the already underfinanced Social...
Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, seen here in 2011, died Sunday at the age of 91. Photo by Tim Chong/Reuters As you as your plane touches down at Singapore’s sparkling airport (or even before if you are flying the wonderful...
Matthew Rohrer is the author of nine books of poetry, including his first, “A Hummock in the Malookas”, which was selected by Mary Oliver for the National Poetry Series, and “A Green Light,” which was short-listed for the 2005 Griffin...
As Florida governor, Jeb Bush often pushed the limits of executive authority. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jeb Bush ended Florida’s affirmative action programs in 1999 with a flourish, issuing an executive order that...