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Sep 21 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Twenty years ago, the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft began its 4.9 billion-mile odyssey to Saturn with a picture-perfect liftoff. The $3.9 billion mission — a three-way collaboration among NASA, the Italian Space Agency and the European Space Agency — was ambitious by the standards of any age. Saturn, with its dozens of moons that have fascinated astronomers since the 17th century, was ready for a nearly two-decadelong close-up.

  • | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Many Americans’ moral vanity is expressed nowadays in their rage to disparage. They are incapable of measured judgments about past politics — about flawed historical figures who were forced by cascading circumstances to make difficult decisions on the basis of imperfect information. So, the nation now needs an example of how to calmly assess episodes fraught with passion and sorrow. An example arrives Sunday night.

  • | Posted: Sep 17 2017 - 12:05am

    Changing the health care landscape is a daunting task, but our community has come together in an effort to alter the course of health care for the people of East Hawaii.

  • Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    Back in May, President Donald Trump unveiled his 2018 budget to a lot of wailing and gnashing of teeth. Key senators and congressmen declared it dead on arrival, which was their way of declaring they were far from embracing Trump’s “Make America Great Again” populist fervor.

  • Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:06am

    We need guns

  • | Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:05am

    On Wednesday Donald Trump demanded that Congress move quickly to enact his tax reform plan. But so far he has not, in fact, offered any such plan. Not only is there no detailed legislative proposal, his administration hasn’t even settled on the basic outlines of what it wants.

  • Posted: Sep 16 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino,

  • Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    Decaying roads

  • Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    The world looks to America for leadership on human rights. When America’s leader advocates forms of torture like waterboarding, supports attacks on journalists or gives police the OK to rough up criminal suspects, leaders of other countries pay heed. President Donald Trump’s penchant for off-the-cuff, flippant remarks reverberates abroad as encouraging human rights abusers.

  • | Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would actually become a Democrat. Now, more than a year after he ignited a movement with his unsuccessful bid, that question is moot. The Democrats have become socialists.

  • Posted: Sep 15 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino,

  • Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:06am

    Tough on guns

  • | Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Life is exhausting — and daily choices are unbearably burdensome — for some Americans who are so comfortably situated that they have the time and means to make themselves morally uncomfortable. They think constantly about what they believe are the global ripples, and hence the moral-cum-political ramifications, of their quotidian decisions. And they are making themselves nervous wrecks.

  • Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich,

  • Posted: Sep 14 2017 - 12:05am

    Hillary Clinton ran a historic presidential campaign that was honorable, if flawed. The former New York senator was the first woman to top the presidential ticket of one of America’s two major political parties. The smart money was on Clinton, secretary of state in President Barack Obama’s first term, to be sworn into office as the 45hth president of the United States in January 2017.