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In the debate over whether Donald Trump deserves impeachment, a curious partisan reversal has taken place. Trump’s opponents are suddenly constitutional originalists, seeking to ground their case for impeachment in 18th-century history and founding-era rhetoric. Meanwhile, his most persuasiv…

Every now and then, my wife encourages me — REALLY encourages me — to put on pants, get out of the house and go hang out with friends for some “boy” time. After all, I serve as the sole representative of semi-masculinity in a family that includes my wife, three teen daughters, and various fe…

More than a quarter-century ago, the North America Free Trade Agreement was signed in San Antonio. The innovative trade deal made sweeping changes to the way we do business with our northern and southern neighbors by giving us duty-free access to Mexican and Canadian markets. It also gave th…

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The fact state lawmakers made a mess of marijuana enforcement in Texas and now must clean it up, and Gov. Greg Abbott's dishonest decision to bar refugees from Texas were among the issues being discussed this week by the state's editors.

In Israel, the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp will be marked by somber speeches, moments of silence, the attendance of many world leaders and the notable absence of one: Polish President Andrzej Duda.

I just read a book explaining “nine epic reasons to love Greek” that was so good it was hard to put down. No, really. I did.

Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and many others.

A funny thing happened on the way to building Donald Trump’s border wall in Texas. In an ironic twist, Trump is facing a surprising legal hurdle that House Republicans enacted in 2014 when they were targeting President Obama’s budget powers.

As we welcome the new year, presidential campaigns across the country are gearing up for a whirlwind few weeks in advance of the first few primary elections. Within the next few weeks, the 12 remaining presidential candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination will be whittled down sign…

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In 2013, TV Guide ranked “The Waltons” number 34 on the list of the top 60 TV shows of all time.

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Consideration of evidence that showed a police shooting was justified, and a lawsuit against Texas over online voter registration were among the topics being discussed this week by Texas editors.

Over the weekend, two facts came through in all the reporting about the administration’s approach to Iran. The first is that this is not President Donald Trump’s first-generation national security team. That group, including Jim Mattis and Rex Tillerson, would occasionally push back on Trump…

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