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Kent Annan 8-09-2010

Driving today through Port-au-Prince in the glaring summer sun, there is still plenty of rubble being removed. Presumably, almost seven months after the earthquake, bodies are still being discovered.

David Vasquez 8-06-2010
Often when I ask my kids to clean the toy room, one of them will sit in the couch, arms crossed, and claim that she has already cleaned out all "her" toys, and the remaining ones are all her brothe
Melvin Bray 8-04-2010
One day I'd love to understand why conservatives seem so good at public relations, while liberals, at ridicule.
David Vasquez 8-03-2010
Abraham and Sarah left all that was familiar and dear to them to follow the promise of a better future.
Heather Wilson 7-29-2010

A children's rendition of Springsteen's 'Born in the USA' filled the air of Lafayette Square in Washington D.C. on Wednesday afternoon as U.S.

Rose Marie Berger 7-29-2010

Art and Peggy Gish are career peace, civil rights, and human rights activists who embody the motto of their primary affiliation, Christian Peacemaker Teams: "Getting in the way."

James Lee Burke 7-28-2010
Sometimes I think we forget whose country this is.
Sheldon Good 7-26-2010
For the first time, a senior Khmer Rouge commander has been found guilty of crimes against humanity in Cambodi
Debra Dean Murphy 7-26-2010

I've been reading Paul Harding's debut novel, Tinkers, which was this year's surprise Pulitzer Prize winner. It's a modest tome -- slim of build, light in the hand.

Johnathan Smith 7-23-2010
The NAACP recently roared into the national spotlight when, during the organization's 101st Annual Convention, its delegates unanimously passed a http://www.naacp.org/blog/entry/why-we-pas
Throughout the Bible, we see stories of immigrants -- people called to settle in new lands and begin new lives for a variety
Nadia Bolz-Weber 7-20-2010
From what I hear, if you are taking a trip to the Holy Land you can visit the actual road from Jerusalem to modern-day Jericho, and local tour guides are happy, for the right price, to show you the
Jessica Liegh 7-19-2010
While working as an entertainer on a cruise ship, I often sat in one of the many distinguished seats on board that reflected my status.
Jenny Perrin 7-13-2010

Editor's note: "Voices From the Gulf" is a series of posts from people experiencing first-hand the devastating effects of the worst oil spill in American history. Check back often for more stories each week.

A few summers ago, my son brought a little white plastic birdbath to my dad's house and set it up in the back yard. Dad kept the birdbath clean and filled with water.
the Web Editors 7-02-2010

President Obama spoke at American University yesterday and called for both parties to come together to fix a broken immigration system.

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