ABC’s Brian Ross was wrong about Donald Trump and Michael Flynn. But ABC got it right by suspending him.
ACEs, or Adverse Childhood Experiences, have long-term health effects on individuals and communities.
'Tis the season for office parties, packed malls and high-stakes football, as usual. But for the first time in modern New Orleans history, 'tis also the season to let bygones
Nothing is easier than spending other peoples' money. There is zero compassion involved in doing that.
Families who can't afford an abated luxury loft are footing the bill for higher rents, mortgages, utilities, and taxes.
Trump seems to think that racist gestures and malicious comments about immigrants and Muslims will distract working-class voters from how far he is tilting government away from
The procedures under which Republican senators passed their tax bill in the wee hours of Saturday morning were irresponsible. It’s worth taking a quick look at what that means.
Currencies like bitcoin demonstrate a fundamental transformation taking place in capitalism today: the nature of trust is changing. Many mistakenly cite dismal polling data to
Benefits tucked in the House, Senate tax bills show just what GOP thinks of everyday Americans
Will his mother Sonia continue to pull the strings?
Six myths about the FISA courts that should alarm all of us.
A new law to prevent the prime minister being arrested for corruption draws fire.
Trump’s former assistant tells why he is happy to be outside the West Wing.
If Earth's formation hadn't gone quite right, the planet would look something like this.
Tillerson may be replaced by CIA’s Pompeo, which leaves a vacancy at the Agency.
People complain - for all the wrong reasons - about new development in Charlotte.
Welcome to You Write the Caption, the Charlotte Observer cartoon caption contest, an opportunity to test your wit and win a prize. Each Monday, Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin
Instead of Inclusionary Zoning, Philly should focus on existing housing stock, allow for density in Center City, and fulfill its commitments to our poorest neighborhoods in terms
Closing plants prematurely could lead to a serious loss of electricity reliability, which could result in blackouts and brownouts, posing a threat to America's industries and
While it is unclear what should be included in the term welfare, it is clear that voluntary charitable giving is somewhere between three times and two-thirds of total government
The government has a compelling interest in prohibiting unjust discrimination by businesses, even if this means requiring businesses engaged in expressive work to provide services
With a myriad of political disruptions and global uncertainty portrayed in the media, it can be difficult to see what is going right. I want to report that there is a lot going
Republicans are talking incessantly about the need to “fix” the Affordable Care Act by the end of 2017. The ACA was coined “Obamacare” as a fallacious argument covering for a
Why do people bring up Christian values but throw one of the guiding tenants of Christianity out the window?
Minority leader has been inconsistent, and should resign, the author says
Michigan is the only state that shields pharmaceutical giants from legal recourse for marketing unsafe drugs, Bieda says
Natural gas and renewables both play an important role in our state’s economy and our energy future, Dulmes writes
Brian Calley is running for governor. The lieutenant governor wants the Republican nomination to succeed term-limited Gov. Rick Snyder, setting up a potentially divisive
It isn’t already illegal to have a dog on your lap while you’re operating a motor vehicle, Smith asks
Taxes, bears and a thank-you note.
In a global economy where change is the only constant, the decision by Sasol to scrap a much bally-hooed energy project in Louisiana is a case study in how fluid
I read your recent article, “N.O. schools on 3-year slide” hoping for at least a glimmer of resistance to the massive and abusive web of obsessive testing foisted on our
One program in Germantown is designed to help revitalize the neighborhood by investing locally.
It takes a long time for the injured party to speak up because of fear, unfounded guilt, and availability of someone to believe.
UAF climate scientists tell us we can expect more wildfires in Alaska -- and we need to be prepared.
Forces are aligned as never before to realize a natural gas line for Alaska.
Toomey revealed who he really works for on Friday night when he fought for a a tax break for a right-wing college...in Michigan. But whats worse is that he authored a tax bill
Alan Gross is leading health care reform efforts after quitting his own practice, which he came to see as contributing to the problem
Recent piece by Fish & Game commissioner perpetuates false notion that it's ignorant outsiders who oppose extreme predator control. Actually, in two elections most Alaskans voted