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Dudley: Facebook ‘transparency’ lacking

August 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Facebook’s new “content transparency report” is full of intriguing tidbits but sheds little light on problems the social-media giant is causing for society and the news industry. Read story

Jayne: Metric system measures up

August 29, 2021, 6:02am Columns

We’ll blame Thomas Jefferson. Oh, not entirely; there are more than 200 years’ worth of criticism to dole out. Read story

Other Papers Say: Farmworker protections lag

August 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Another scorching August day reached triple-digit temperatures in the Yakima Valley recently. Inside the towering rows of hop orchards, high humidity and little shade made the already stifling conditions feel worse. Read story

Ryan: COVID denial, vaccine resistance won’t die

August 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Our friends in health care have seen plenty to impale the heart in this pandemic, but nothing more tragic than this: the sight of guilt-ridden children who believe they’ve killed an unvaccinated parent by bringing the virus home. Read story

Rubin: A tale of 2 Afghan women, 1 who escaped and 1 who cannot

August 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

In the wake of the suicide bombs at Kabul airport by ISIS terrorists, I must pay tribute to those Americans who have been helping to rescue endangered Afghans. Read story

Granderson: Trumpism campaigns on in Arizona

August 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

I would like to share with you a conversation about politics that I didn’t want to have. But the man in the Arizona bar sitting a couple of stools down from me was persistent, so I reluctantly engaged. Read story

Harrop: Small-stakes dispute takes aim at ducks

August 28, 2021, 6:01am Columns

I will not lie. I want lots of space placed between a beautiful duck gliding on the marshes and the duck a l’orange carefully arranged on my plate. And I’ll never forget the jarring sight of a hawk plucking a baby duck from the water. Its pathetic little quacks still… Read story

Pitts: We must fight for what we’ve already won

August 27, 2021, 6:01am Columns

He said many profound things that day. Read story

McManus: U.S. credibility can be repaired

August 25, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Amid the chaos in Kabul, politicians and pundits have declared the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan a defeat from which U.S. influence may never recover. Read story

Ambrose: United States of incompetence

August 24, 2021, 6:01am Columns

By acting nobly on slavery, Abraham Lincoln once said, America could be “the last best hope of Earth.” But right now we look more like the United States of incompetence. Read story