It’s an unspoken fact of life for government at all levels: If a problem is important to those in power, it gets done — and if it doesn’t matter much to them, it can simply be ignored.
We can’t believe we even have to say this but here goes: Grandparents must not be sacrificed to save our economy.
Most of us are understandably preoccupied with the latest news about COVID-19. So much else goes unnoticed.
The advent of the novel coronavirus in the United States is putting our society to an unprecedented test.
A peace agreement signed Saturday between U.S. officials and representatives of Afghanistan’s Taliban organization is long overdue, as far as Americans are concerned. We have spent far too much and lost too many lives in what has become the longest armed conflict in our nation’s history.
Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, set a standard for the rest of the private sector on Tuesday by announcing that, in addition to its existing paid sick leave policy, it would provide up to two weeks of paid leave for employees who fall ill or are quarantined because of a confi…
President Trump has defended Saudi leader Mohammed bin Salman despite his displays of bad judgment or worse. If the crown prince wants to return the favor, now would be the time amid the panic in oil markets after a price war broke out between former cartel partners Russia and Saudi Arabia. …
Every day brings more news about the coronavirus. The daily news cycle around this is going to continue for a while, mainly because there is much scientists and health officials are still learning about the virus. The incessant drumbeat of information, though, is not a call to panic. Instead…
Many will welcome the United States-Taliban peace deal signed last weekend in Qatar. They see a war that has lasted nearly 19 years, taken the lives of nearly 3,600, wounded tens of thousands more, and cost trillions of dollars. They see a Taliban force that remains strong, with significant …
Coronavirus is a real global threat, and it’s arrived in the United States. It will almost certainly spread around the world and throughout the nation. But like the seasonal flu that infects people every year, this new disease will not wipe out the population.
So-called “red flag” laws have been suggested by some as at least a partial answer to keeping firearms away from those who might use them to harm themselves or others. But experiences in Florida, which has had such a statute for nearly three years, indicate a variety of concerns about them.
Whether the United States can fend off serious short-term health damage from the threat of the COVID-19 virus remains to be seen. But the virus already has shown that long-term systemic problems with U.S. health care and economic policies need resolution.
News that the COVIDO-19 virus has hit our neighborhood — the first cases in Florida — was certainly not a surprise to be excited about.
Veterans face many challenges when they return home, and some of the most common ones may surprise you: hearing loss and tinnitus. Noise exposure both on base and in combat zones is rampant from gunfire, aircraft, tanks, heavy equipment, roadside bombs and more.
St. Catherine Catholic Church in Sebring will be starting a “Rainbows for All God’s Children” chapter that will begin March 22. The organization is an international, non-profit organization that fosters emotional healing among children grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as deat…
- African elite who once sought treatment abroad are grounded
- UF plant and soil diagnostic labs essential to Florida agriculture, economy during COVID-19
- NFIB Study: COVID-19 impact on small business
- Amid crisis, Allstate helping customers with extended coverage, payment relief
- U.S. Sugar to distribute sugarcane-based hand sanitizer