February 28, 2014 Our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss Ukraine, the president's new task force and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's veto.
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February 28, 2014 Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that could have allowed anti-gay discrimination. Dave Granlund thinks it wasn't a painless task, while Ed Hall argues it was fraught with unintended consequences.
Dean Smith, doubling as Maureen O'Hara, with stuntman Lee McLaughlin on the set of McClintock!
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February 28, 2014 For decades, Dean Smith doubled for Gene Autry, John Wayne and other Hollywood stars in some of America's most iconic Westerns. Those days are behind him, but Smith is still a cowboy at heart.
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February 27, 2014 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing substantial reductions to the U.S. military's budget. Dave Granlund thinks the cuts go too far, while Nate Beeler imagines a second Battle of Pork Chop Hill.
February 26, 2014 On the day of indulgence before the austere season of Lent, celebrate as you're meant to: with a hearty helping of dough and fat.
February 26, 2014 Ugandan President Yoweri Musaveni signed a law that would punish homosexual acts with life in prison. Joep Bertrams sees dark days ahead, while Pat Bagley thinks some Americans have a twin mindset.
Imagine how much livelier baseball would be with a 14-inch home plate.
February 26, 2014 Commentator Frank Deford has a modest proposal to make baseball more interesting: cut an inch and a half off each side of home plate. It'd lead to a better game to both play and watch, he says.
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February 25, 2014 Viktor Yanukovych has gone from president of Ukraine to wanted fugitive. Martin Sutovec thinks Yanukovych is fleeing from violence that he started, while Deng Coy Miel wonders who's in charge in Kiev.
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February 24, 2014 Democrats and Republicans are concerned that their records could hurt them in 2014. Gary Varvel needles Democrats over Obamacare, while Mike Luckovich thinks the far right could defang GOP prospects.
February 23, 2014 A Nebraska ruling means the Keystone XL Pipeline has no approved route. RJ Matson has a fix that doesn't require one, while Graeme MacKay doubts Canadian PM Stephen Harper's public urging has helped.
Ukrainian skier Bogdana Matsotska decided not to compete in Friday's slalom race, in a show of solidarity with protesters in Kiev.
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February 22, 2014 A Ukrainian skier has pulled out of the Olympics to show solidarity with protesters back home. While the impact of her move is unclear, forgoing a chance at a medal is a powerful symbol.
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February 22, 2014 Using curling as a metaphor, Joel Pett examines Israeli pressure on the Iran nuclear talks, while Nate Beeler questions whether President Obama is up to foreign policy "chess on ice."
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February 21, 2014 Volkswagen workers in Tennessee voted not to join the United Auto Workers union. Mike Lester thinks they rejected an anachronism, while Clay Bennett points to intimidation by public officials.
The lives of Leo, Nick and Steven Argel (from left) changed the day Ollie Cantos knocked on their door.
February 21, 2014 Leo, Nick and Steven are triplets whose single mother had a hard time caring for them. Their lives changed when a blind man in their community heard about their situation.
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February 20, 2014 Ukraine's capital is racked by violence. Joep Bertrams and Patrick Chappatte stand witness.
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