Opinion

Let me first say happy Back to the Future Day. Today, Oct. 21, 2015, is the day in the 1989 film, that the titular characters arrive in the future. Today is a day I've been waiting 26 years for. It might seem like just another Wednesday to most people but to many like myself who grew up obsessing...
We know that government is paternalistic and controlling, but this is ridiculous. In Kentucky, the Board of Examiners of Psychology went after nationally syndicated columnist John Rosemond for dispensing parenting advice without a state psychology license. Mr. Rosemond, who has written his...
DEAR ABBY: I work for a court, and while I was at work the bailiff informed me he had civil papers to serve on my husband. When I called my husband to tell him, he sounded scared that I knew about it. When I dug a little deeper, I found out they were child support papers from a woman he'd had an...
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 16 years. We have three boys, ages 12, 6 and 2. My 6-year-old doesn't sleep in his bed. He sleeps on the couch. My wife sleeps in a recliner in the den. The 2-year-old usually sleeps with her. Sometimes he sleeps in a crib in our room. I sleep by myself...
Planned Parenthood was right to stop taking reimbursement for donating fetal tissue to research programs, but not because anyone has proven that the organization did anything wrong. A surfeit of undercover videos by an antiabortion group showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing how much...
We had a few more active young minds at last Thursday's meeting of the Wild Knights. Eight eager learners attended as students of the ultimate game of logic and strategy. They strengthened existing friendships, welcomed newcomers, honed their abilities and battled for control of the board. The...
What can Tom Hanks (Forest Gump, The Green Mile) not do? He can play basically any role. The experienced actor is especially skilled at period pieces and proved just that with 'Bridge of Spies.' With Steven Spielberg (Jaws, Catch Me if You Can)  behind the camera as director, this 1950s Cold War...
New mortgage regulations promise greater transparency in what consumers pay for a home loan. Unfortunately, one change may let some people acquire mortgages with payments they may not be able to afford in a few years. Deja vu, anyone? The Federal National Mortgage Association, also known as...
The U.S. Postal Service will issue a double-sided booklet pane of self-adhesive geometric snowflake stamps on Oct. 23. These four stamps will be in the forever first-class mail rate. Similar stamps were issued in panes in 2006 and coils in 2013. The colors of these stamps (on a white background...
Editor, Daily News President Obama recently went to Oregon after the mass shooting at a college to console the victims' families. What he did was turn his consoling feelings into a speech about gun control. He has talked about this issue for the past seven years and every time there is an...

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