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Harrop: DeSantis should focus on Florida

May 28, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Ron DeSantis apparently wants to be president. His pitch rests on the “Florida blueprint,” the stuff he’s done as the state’s governor. But the assumption that the American majority wants much of the DeSantis program is shaky. It’s not even clear that Floridians do. Read story

Other Papers Say: Keep fighting for transparency

May 28, 2023, 6:01am Columns

One of Washington’s valuable lines of defense against government secrecy is foundering. The Sunshine Committee could soon disappear. Read story

Flam: Address child mortality spike

May 27, 2023, 6:01am Columns

For Americans under 20, an epidemic much deadlier than COVID-19 has raged over the last three years. Deaths among those aged 1 to 19 surged 20 percent — driven by an increase in car crashes, suicide, homicide and drug overdoses. Read story

Olson: With AI, harder to believe your eyes

May 26, 2023, 6:01am Columns

A fake photo of an explosion near the Pentagon went viral across Twitter on Monday, and stocks dipped. The incident confirmed what many have said for months: Misinformation is on course to be supercharged as new AI tools for concocting photos get easier to use. Read story

Ambrose: Don’t hide Trump’s faults

May 25, 2023, 6:01am Columns

Journalism used to be about getting the truth out there, but recently we were told it shouldn’t happen if Americans could be swayed the wrong way by seeing and hearing it. Bunches of journalists themselves were upset by a live, CNN, 70-minute, New Hampshire town hall session in which a… Read story

Camden: Drug law crisis exploited

May 24, 2023, 6:01am Columns

“Never let a crisis go to waste.” Read story

Crisp: Harris presidency may be beneficial

May 23, 2023, 6:01am Columns

If an increasingly possible scenario develops — a 2024 rematch between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump — age will be an issue. But not just Biden’s. Read story

Estrich: The miracle and trials of transplants

May 22, 2023, 6:01am Columns

I felt like I knew her, even though I never met her, because I read every word Amy Silverstein wrote. Read story

Westneat: Four take-aways of drug law

May 22, 2023, 6:01am Columns

The great drug debate in Washington has ended, with state lawmakers wrapping up a special session on the topic Tuesday. Here are four take-aways on where we ended up on what was the biggest issue of the year. Read story

Other Papers Say: Which probe real ‘witch hunt’?

May 22, 2023, 6:01am Columns

An investigator appointed by the Trump administration to thwart questions about Donald Trump’s suspicious campaign help from the Kremlin finally delivered his report last week. Special counsel John Durham legitimately criticizes the FBI for instances of overzealousness but uncovers no specific misconduct. Thus has Durham’s original mission been achieved: to… Read story