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Dec 12 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 12:05am

    With the push of a button and test-launch of another intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday night, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un raised the stakes in his mad dash to assemble a nuclear weapons arsenal. Washington, D.C., now appears in target range, or soon will be. New York, too. And of course, Chicago.

  • Posted: Dec 1 2017 - 12:05am

    Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer can hardly claim to be surprised that Donald Trump did what Donald Trump often does — that is, tweeted something intemperate and ill-advised. And while it’s their prerogative to abandon a planned meeting with the president over a tweet, neither they nor their Republican counterparts in Congress should allow this melodrama to distract them from passing legislation to protect the Dreamers.

  • Posted: Nov 30 2017 - 12:06am

    Divided we fall

  • Posted: Nov 30 2017 - 12:06am

    For years, researchers tried to pinpoint the factors behind why the U.S. homicide rate had fallen so swiftly for so long that it was cut in half between the early 1990s and 2015. They recently found a missing piece of the puzzle: Everyday citizens who decided to improve their communities, without much fanfare, are among the nation’s most effective crime fighters.

  • | Posted: Nov 30 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — American democracy’s comic opera frequently features collaborations of “bootleggers and Baptists.” These entertainments are so named because during Prohibition, Baptists thought banning Demon Rum would improve public morals (oh, well) and bootleggers favored the ban because it made scarce a commodity for which there was a demand that they could profitably supply. On Monday, the Supreme Court will listen — with, one hopes, a mixture of bemusement and amusement — to arguments concerning another prohibition.

  • Posted: Nov 30 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Nov 29 2017 - 12:06am

    There is a house in Spring, Texas, just outside of Houston, that has achieved a certain distinction for being flooded again and again. Over the years, reports The New York Times, it has been repaired no fewer than 19 times, costing the federal flood insurance program $912,732. Its actual value? Just $42,000.

  • | Posted: Nov 29 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The phrase “the truth will out” has always been at home in American newsrooms, where journalists dedicate their days to making it so.

  • Posted: Nov 29 2017 - 12:06am

    Broken system

  • Posted: Nov 29 2017 - 12:05am

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

  • Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 12:06am

    The secret of adult life — lean in closely now — is that you don’t have to stay awake for everything.

  • | Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 12:06am

    There’s a time bomb inside President Trump’s economic policies, and almost every economist knows it. What they don’t know is when it will explode.

  • Posted: Nov 28 2017 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Nov 27 2017 - 12:05am

    Charles Manson’s bizarre plan to ignite a race war was unknown to Los Angeles in August 1969, as were his pathetic collection of young, rapt followers, his bizarre misinterpretation of Beatles lyrics, and Manson himself. What L.A. knew at the time was that seven people had been brutally murdered in two homes, apparently by invasion-style killers who left little clue as to motive. Crime was up nationwide, the turbulent 1960s were nearing their finale and the world seemed to have lost its mind. The city was terrified.