Commentary

An uneven Brazilian and Olympic metamorphosis

Selection of Rio and Beijing suggest transformation in the Olympic movement, too.
Editorial

In wake of another theater shooting, keep the focus on stronger gun laws

Calls for airport-type security at the movies are missing the point.
Editorial

Huckabee's hysterics add nothing to important debate on Iran deal

Holocaust reference diminishes the tragedy and discredits the candidate.
Commentary

Why Brazil is still a sorry underachiever

Corruption scandals now overshadow ineffective government, and the nation's once-promising economy has stalled.
Editorial

Huckabee's hysterics add nothing to important debate on Iran deal

Holocaust reference diminishes the tragedy and discredits the candidate.
Commentary

Cheerleaders for war are still so wrong

Commentary

Fetal research issue exposes a dichotomy

Editorial

Proceed with caution on Minneapolis plastic bag ban

Commentary

Why doesn't candidate Clinton propose a carbon tax?

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How outsiders are complicit in African issues

Commentary
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Protesters gathered Wednesday outside River Bluff Dental in Bloomington, owned by Dr. Walter Palmer, who was involved in killing Cecil, a beloved lion in Zimbabwe.

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Commentary
July 30

Counterpoint: If it can happen to Mille Lacs ...

Cartoons
July 29

Sack cartoon: Bill Cosby allegations

Editorial
July 29

Another perspective on the world of trophy hunting

Editorial
July 29

50th anniversary of Voting Rights Act is time to look ahead

Commentary
July 29

Counterpoint: Is Kasich Hoover 2.0? Or America's Merkel?

Letters
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Stay restless in seeking democracy

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Cruz control: Taking the 'bully' out of Ted Cruz's bully pulpit.

Cartoons
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Sack cartoon: Hunting lions

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