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Column: Historic Apamea threatened by war

Commentary by Don Knebel An historic Roman city near Hama, Syria, is among the archaeological treasures threated by Syria’s continued civil war. In 300 B.C., Seleucus Nicator, one of Alexander the Great’s generals, who had...

Opinion: Caving in on sleep

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie Arshid Chowdhury has invented something called a sleep pod, a high-tech structure that can be seen in several airports around the country. Crawl into the enclosure and you can catch...

Opinion: Shifting loyalties

Kudos to the North Carolina Tar Heels for the solid play during the NCAA men’s basketball championship game. While we can happily celebrate the victory, is it OK to pine a bit that our...

Opinion: Death by Oreos

Commentary by Dick Wolfsie We hear a lot about frivolous lawsuits, but we don’t hear nearly enough about the delicious ones. A guy from Kentucky is suing the company that makes Oreo cookies. He asserts...