- 1 Study seeks to analyze hunter-bear interactions
- 2 Prosecutors: Man burned girlfriend with cigarette, made kids flush his meth needles
- 3 Bleskin injury further tangles Bobcats' QB situation
- 4 Release of police dog sends car theft suspect to the ground
- 5 Man charged with putting camera in ex’s shower says he was filming chickens
WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden is a courageous American hero and will be remembered as one long after the “war on terror” is replaced by some other pretext for violating Americans’ constitutional rights and the rest of the world’s national sovereignty, privacy and, sometimes, security.
U.S. intelligence agencies’ failure to “connect the dots” before 9/11 precipitated a rush to collect vast amounts of electronic information. That pursuit of information led to egregious overreach by the National Security Agency to gather vast amounts of electronic data from America and all o…
WASHINGTON — Can Germany save Europe?
WASHINGTON — Two politicians from different countries and with very different political pedigrees made news last week. Both spoke difficult truths and reminded us that we shouldn’t use the word “politician” with routine contempt.
WASHINGTON — There was some head-scratching in Washington last week at the presentation of the Medal of Freedom to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The previous foreign recipients included Pope John Paul II, who championed the freedom of Eastern Europe; Nelson Mandela, who triumphed over apa…