February 28, 2013 A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine found many benefits to staying on a Mediterranean diet – which involves cutting back on red meat. Steve Kelley looks at the findings, while as Dave Granlund points out, there are other reasons to avoid eating beef.
February 27, 2013 Gasoline prices in the U.S. have climbed sharply. Lisa Benson is worried about the effect on the U.S. economy, while John Cole is concerned about the long-term impact of technologies that have spurred domestic energy production.
February 26, 2013 Will sequester cuts "hollow" out America's armed forces? Gary Varvel thinks the effects of sequestration are being exaggerated, while Patrick Chappatte argues that American military prowess will be harmed
February 25, 2013 There's a core principle in Washington, "if you can't fix the problem, make sure you fix the blame." Eric Allie and Pat Bagley apply it to the pending sequester.
February 24, 2013 Vice President Joe Biden and NRA exec Wayne LaPierre have both made eyebrow-raising remarks during the debate on gun violence. John Deering and John Cole take those controversial comments a few steps further.
February 23, 2013 The Chinese military reportedly may have hacked almost every important computer network in Washington, and the U.S. has a new Distinguished Warfare Medal for drone operators. Cam Cardow and Nate Beeler recognize the frontline troops of cyber combat.
February 22, 2013 With sequestration only one week away, both President Obama and Congress took some time off. Nick Anderson and Chip Bok make their picks for who's doing the worst non-job.
February 21, 2013 As America seems even more divided along partisan lines, does either political party have an edge in terms of honesty or intelligence? Jeff Danziger and Eric Allie make their points by taking Republicans and Democrats at their words.
February 20, 2013 With sequestration less than two weeks away, cartoonists David Fitzsimmons and John Darkow like neither the truths nor the consequences of sequester politics.
February 19, 2013 Coast Guard investigators say a fuel leak caused the fire that hobbled Carnival's cruise ship Triumph for days. Dave Granlund thinks the experience must have been awful for the people on board, while Randy Bish puts their ordeal in perspective.
February 18, 2013 North Korea conducted another nuclear weapons test this week. No matter where he looks, Dave Granlund can't escape a feeling of impending doom, while Jeff Danziger wonders when China will rein in its southern neighbor.
February 17, 2013 Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's GOP response to the State of the Union address resonated more for style than substance. Nate Beeler thinks you can't fault Democrats for enjoying the senator's awkwardness, but Mike Lester blames media bias for drowning out the Republican message.
February 16, 2013 News that hundreds of professional soccer games may have been fixed and the announcement that in 2020 wrestling won't be in the Olympics have rocked the sports world. Joep Bertrams sees the soccer scandal as a new opportunity, while Mike Luckovich thinks wrestling's loss could be America's gain.
February 15, 2013 The Senate has never filibustered a nominee for secretary of defense ... until now. Eric Allie and Steve Sack see hypocrisy among the supporters and opponents of former Nebraska senator and Vietnam combat veteran Chuck Hagel.
February 14, 2013 In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke with great emotion as he listed victims of gun violence who "deserve a vote" from Congress on gun control proposals. Jen Sorensen would like fewer firearms in our culture, while Lisa Benson thinks that's the real goal of gun laws.
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