Calling Sen. Mitch McConnell on gun control: Is anybody there? Does anybody care?

Perspective: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seems to care more about negotiating economic deals with Russian-linked companies than putting forth meaningful gun reform.


Is police brutality limited to white officers?

The death of Eric Garner would, I believe, have occurred even if a black officer had "taken him down." Black men too often fall victim to the "us versus them" bias that black police officers grow accustomed to displaying. They are trained to do it.

Kentucky priest who is one of pope's 'missionaries of mercy' helps miners

In Harlan County, Kentucky, a priest helps hundreds of miners secure their basic needs.