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Updated May 22, 2015 at 11:28 AM

While a majority of our nation’s 50 states still have the death penalty on their books, that number has begun to shift in recent years. Prior to 2007, 12 states had outlawed executions; between 2007 and 2013, six states banned the procedure. Now, Nebraska is on the verge of outlawing executions. But what is happening in Nebraska is different.

Updated May 21, 2015 at 9:58 AM

“Egregious” and “grotesque” is how U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea’s reckless international provocations and brutal executions of victims who incur the wrath of leader Kim Jong Un.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 12:28 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Hillary Clinton.

Updated May 19, 2015 at 11:51 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on David Letterman.

Updated May 19, 2015 at 8:18 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Warren and Obama.

Updated May 18, 2015 at 12:16 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Memorial Day.

Updated May 18, 2015 at 9:08 AM

It might be a little expensive, but the new Apple Watch sure is pretty. And judging from the hype, it is the Invention of the Century. The Watch is the next logical product after the success of the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. My guess is the...

Updated May 15, 2015 at 2:51 PM

The first week of May is set aside each year as Teacher Appreciation Week. It is intended that we do something to commemorate the dedicated service provided by so many of the long list of men and women, mostly women who have sacrificed every day for...

Updated May 15, 2015 at 8:37 AM

Rarely in American history has a person who made an attempt on a president’s life ever been released from custody; and never has a person who actually shot a president been free to walk the streets. That may soon change. A federal judge will...

Updated May 14, 2015 at 3:39 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Kim John Un.

Updated May 14, 2015 at 10:16 AM

The Obama administration tends to confuse rhetoric with accomplishment, and nowhere is this more apparent than in regard to the Middle East. “The Obama Doctrine” has been employed since Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign to sum up foreign...

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