Opinion

After the expected red wave seems to have been little more than a red ripple, are any centrist pundits going to renew their calls for a federal compromise on abortion? Prior to the election, I…

The Kansas governor’s race was a nail-biter with incumbent Laura Kelly eking out a 1.4% cushion over  Attorney General Derek Schmidt. Of the 976,276 votes counted, Gov. Kelly was ahead by fewer than 14,000 when…

Not so long ago, a 9-5 job was enough to pay the bills and put food on the table. But out-of-control inflation has kneecapped the eight-hour day. According to a survey by Insuranks, a small-business…

The midterm elections are neither a Republican landslide nor a Democratic surprise … but there is still a long way to go before we have winners in several key races, and control of the Senate…

We may have to sit tight to learn the final results of Tuesday’s midterm elections. That’s OK. At least they’re over. And if the race for Kansas governor is as close as pundits predict, it’s…

Elon Musk’s mass layoffs at Twitter on Friday, barely a week after he acquired the company, should serve as an all-but-literal announcement: Whatever assurances he offers to the contrary, he may in fact plan to…

So, I’m reading a book about Jackie Robinson — “True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson,” by Kostya Kennedy — and I’m thinking about all the sacrifices he made and all he had to endure…

Next to the Watkins Museum of History in downtown Lawrence sits a tiny park, a mere 90 by 92 feet. If you don’t keep your eyes open when strolling along the Massachusetts Street sidewalk, you…

One of many ways this country has managed more than two centuries of democratic elections and transitions is through transparency, with poll workers and watchers from the political parties participating in and observing the inner…

“Wake up, America! Wake up!” John Lewis shouted at the 1963 March on Washington. That message is even more needed today, in the final stages of the most critical election for the survival of the…