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Posted Jul 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM

While attending the funeral of an old friend a few weeks before Christmas last year, I heard the following conversation.

Updated Jul 17, 2016 at 10:30 AM

The year's political cliche is that Americans will be choosing this fall between two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in our republic's history. Hillary Clinton is in the midst of a concerted effort to change that story line. And the...

Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 1:52 PM

“I don’t wanna kill you! What would I do without you? No, no, no. You … you complete me!”— The Joker to Batman in the movie “The Dark Knight.”

Updated Jul 9, 2016 at 8:01 AM

The haunting U2 lyric, "I still haven't found what I'm looking for," captures what many Americans seem to feel about politics in 2016.

Updated Jul 9, 2016 at 7:56 AM

Why did he do it? FBI director James Comey spent 14 minutes laying out an unassailable case for prosecuting Hillary Clinton for the mishandling of classified material. Then at literally the last minute, he recommended against prosecution.

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 1:18 PM

“Only facts matter, and the FBI found them here in an entirely apolitical and professional way,” was the way in which FBI Director James Comey wrapped up his extraordinary statement accusing Hillary Clinton and her staff of being “extremely careless...

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 3:21 PM

In the middle of the last century, as Americans took to the highway in record numbers, the statistics on lives lost in auto accidents set records as well. By 1972, more than 54,000 people were killed on the road.

Posted Jun 30, 2016 at 5:00 PM

In 1903, Zeo Zoe Wilkins lied about her age and got herself admitted to the American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, when she was just 17. She made decent grades, but what she really had her sights set on was meeting a wealthy man.

Posted Jun 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM

A while back, John and I went camping with Zach, Becca, Mack and Macy at our family's hunting camp, which just happens to be one of the most beautiful and peaceful places on earth.

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 2:35 PM

The eighth investigation of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi ended like all the many investigations targeting Hillary Clinton over more than two decades. Millions in taxpayer dollars were spent with next to nothing accomplished.

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 1:32 PM

Burlesque dancer Sally Rand was born Helen Gould Beck in 1904 in Elkton, Hickory County, Missouri.When Sally was a toddler, the family moved to Kansas City, where she got her first job in show business at age 13 as a chorus girl.

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