WASHINGTON — The land of the rising sun is rising again, and this time not as an enemy, but as one of America’s strongest and most reliable allies. And the catalyst is China.

Facebook has become the latest company that everyone loves to hate, and internal documents stolen by an employee have become an opening to blame the social-media giant for America’s ills. The company has made mistakes, but it’s worth sorting the genuine issues from the opportunism of politic…

I was watching TV the other night, and one of those ubiquitous campaign ads popped up. This time, it was a female candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, discussing all of her accomplishments.

The late author Michael Crichton would’ve loved the scientists and entrepreneurs at Colossal, the American company that wants to repopulate the Siberian tundra with herds of woolly mammoth-like creatures, ostensibly to help combat climate change.

I am not sure what I expected our country to look like in 2021, but I certainly did not expect it to be so fractured and so bogged down in hate. My oldest son was a year old on September 11, 2001. The wave of patriotism following that day gave me hope for the America that my kids would inherit.

Someone employed by the taxpayers of Sullivan County allegedly made a recommendation several years ago to place a 17-year-old special education high school student in a room at then Sullivan Central High School and keep him there most of the school day with a sitter, under the pretense that …

The Tennessee Municipal League recently recognized Morristown’s Tony Cox as City Manager of the Year, confirming what we’ve known for a long time: Cox is one of the city’s best assets and we’re lucky to have him.

Who would have thought a citizen of another country would be responsible for the hoax 911 call that brought dozens of law enforcement personnel to a locked-down Volunteer High School in Hawkins County, and in a similar incident, to Watauga High School in Boone, North Carolina?

Spending $3.5 trillion on a budget bill apparently doesn’t satisfy the progressive imperative. Democrats control the 50-50 Senate thanks only to the Vice President as tiebreaker, and they lack the votes to nuke the filibuster. Nevertheless, they insist that their mammoth budget bill must als…

It’s been 100 years since miners in Logan County took up arms against law enforcement, private security forces and strikebreakers in the Battle of Blair Mountain. What started as a protest march and an attempt at unionization ended in bloody conflict. It wasn’t the first time things had turn…

Last week, House Democrats under Speaker Nancy Pelosi approved the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which was intended to restore the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 to its former civil rights glory. The vote fell along partisan lines with all 212 House Republicans voting against…

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