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Boy Scouting isn’t just for boys

When Lord Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant General of the British Army, wrote the manual Scouting for Boys in 1908, he wanted to combat the...

Understand Catalonia’s complicated history before supporting independence

For Americans, Spain is synonymous with Madrid, Barcelona, soccer, orange blossoms, paella, and Antoni Gaudí’s architecture. We are slow to think of Catalonia, a little...

Congress needs to act on gun control, not whine about ‘politicization’

Conservatives and progressives are using the Las Vegas shooting to politicize the gun control debate. And that’s a good thing. While people on both...

The White Helmets deserved the Nobel Peace Prize

The world’s highest humanitarian honor, the Nobel Peace Prize, went Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Considering what we’ve seen in...

Farewell to Tom Petty, the Great American Songwriter

The great American songwriter has died. Tom Petty, 66, died from a heart attack on Monday, leaving a void in American music. Through four decades...