As legroom on planes shrinks, is passenger safety compromised?

If you fly coach often, you’ve experienced this: You’re in a window seat, and you’ve got to move toward the aisle to reach the lavat...

August 14th, 2017 |  


How to respond to hate

What makes American democracy shine is not the absence of hate but the response. Repugnant ideas have always swirled in this country amid the legitima...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Showy magnolias aren’t fussy about Clay soil

Showy magnolias aren’t fussy about Clay soil

If you’re looking for a showy flowering tree that’s not too large but grows fast, consider the Magnolia! There are some gorgeous Magnolia ...

August 14th, 2017 |  



Trump break with party would doom already lousy presidency

President Trump’s intensifying feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has led to speculation that this could be a prelude to a formal ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


An end to password frustration?

So now you tell us.In 2003, Bill Burr wrote the rules for password security for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, urging comput...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Nobody likes funerals

“Just leave me on the A train,” said my father. “It’ll take at least three days for somebody to realize I’m not just som...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Our online estimates help you plan for retirement and more

Our online estimates help you plan for retirement and more

Social Security encourages all Americans to take steps toward ensuring their financial security. Wherever you are in life — starting your first ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Google’s termination of engineer just exacerbates tech giant’s diversity problem

Google takes every opportunity to express its support for a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. As CEO Sundar Pichai recently said: “...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Living beings should never be treated like luggage

Air travel snafus are never fun, but for one 4-month-old infant, a delayed flight nearly turned fatal. When the plane that he had boarded with his mot...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Here comes the sun, little darker

A large part of the country will shortly be able to view a full solar eclipse and excitement is rising as predictably as the sun in the morning. It ce...

August 10th, 2017 |