Also found at the edge of space | Editorial Cartoon
The western Pa. Democrat, who's running for U.S. Senate, announced that he'd raised $2.5 million during the second quarter.
Billionaires slipped the surly bonds of Earth, but couldn’t escape its problems | Friday Coffee
"Jeff Bezos is going into space tomorrow. Yesterday, on earth, I saw a man search for food in a trash can," the critic Charles Preston observed on Twitter.
Scientists understood the physics of climate change in the 1800s, thanks to Eunice Foote | Opinion
Foote’s discovery of the high heat absorption of carbon dioxide gas led her to conclude that “… if the air had mixed with it a higher proportion of carbon dioxide than at present, an increased temperature” would result.
The fight over critical race theory is a solution in search of a problem | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
The GOP, traditionally seen as the “Grand Old Party” has devolved into the “Groveling Orange Party.”
Delta Variant 101: What you need to know to protect yourself | Thursday Morning Coffee
Here's how the rapidly spreading Delta variant might change your behavior.
Why Gil Scott-Heron’s ‘Whitey on the Moon’ still feels relevant today | Opinion
The year 2021 is shaping up to be an interesting year to revisit Scott-Heron’s “Whitey on the Moon.”
Mr. Justice Breyer, Thank you for your service. Now please retire | Bruce Ledewitz
Breyer will not change the law by remaining on the court. But he might do so by resigning.
‘We are committed to competition’: Top Wolf official says
The Wolf administration requested $340M in emergency contracts during the pandemic, according to a published report
Roads and bridges aren’t enough. For a strong economy, we need to invest in ‘care’ infrastructure | Opinion
If quality child care is unaffordable, unavailable, or unreliable, parents can’t take the jobs that employers are desperate to fill.
My daughter is enrolled in Pfizer’s vaccine trial because I don’t trust COVID | Opinion
I decided to enroll my daughter in the trial because I trust scientists and doctors. I do not trust a virus that kills some and leaves others unmarked.
Experts warn against ‘sham election audits’ movement | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Conspiracy theories, disinformation and outright lies can spread through social media and other means to undermine legitimate elections, experts warn.
Don’t be surprised if the GOP tests its anti-crime message in Virginia. But will it work?
July is on its way toward being the deadliest month because of a grisly Independence Day weekend in which more than 150 people were fatally shot in 400 separate shooting incidents.