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Westneat: How a false claim spreads

September 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When a little-known chiropractor in Woodinville wrote a Facebook post about the coronavirus on a recent Saturday, it just sat there, not attracting much attention. For the first couple minutes anyway. Read story

Other Papers Say: Don’t let Boeing 787 line fly to S.C.

September 13, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The reckoning feared from Boeing’s 2009 decision to build planes in South Carolina may be only weeks away. Read story

Pitts: What was in it for American troops?

September 11, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The American Cemetery at Normandy sits on a bluff overlooking the beach where, on June 6, 1944, American soldiers waded ashore to begin the invasion of France. Read story

Saunders: Biden treads softly with rioters

September 10, 2020, 6:01am Columns

In what The New York Times described as a “forceful rebuttal,” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden delivered a speech last week in which he said, “Ask yourself: Do I look like a radical socialist with a soft spot for rioters? Really?” Read story

Ambrose: Some are ready to cancel Ben Franklin

September 9, 2020, 6:01am Columns

‘Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man wealthy, healthy and wise,” is a saying of Benjamin Franklin’s, meaning he must have gone to bed early. Read story

Camden: Words of comfort for casting ballots

September 8, 2020, 6:01am Columns

If anything about casting a ballot is giving you sleepless nights, congratulate yourself for being a conscientious voter. And take a deep breath because there may be some things about Washington’s election system you don’t quite understand. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions: Read story

Commentary: Celebrating my suffragist grandmother and a century of the right to vote

September 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Women have had the right to vote for a century now, so long that it seems inconceivable to my generation that this right was not enshrined long before 1920 in our Constitution. In 2020, we can’t imagine that men would not have easily been persuaded to give their wives and daughters a right that seems so sensible and just now. Read story

Chavez: The Chicano Moratorium of 1970 still has plenty of lessons for today

September 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Fifty years ago Saturday, 20,000 people marched through the streets of East Los Angeles to call for an end to the Vietnam War. The Chicano Moratorium Committee, made up mostly of young Mexican Americans under age 30, organized the protest in part to highlight the fact that Latino men were dying in the war far out of proportion to their numbers in the population. Read story

Ishisaka: Wikipedia falsely said I was convicted of attempted murder. I expected online abuse, but not this

September 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

I knew when I took this job it would come with online and offline slings and arrows. Read story

Davis Hanson: Biden is a prisoner of his own paradoxes

September 7, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Joe Biden and his handlers know that he should be out and about, weighing in daily on the issues of the campaign. Read story