Donna Hines & I made a pilgrimage today and we were delighted to wait in line behind this fellow art lover & hopeful patriot. Posted by Ben Hines on Thursday, March 1, 2018 (h/t: Paul Tosto)
Editorial cartoons, despite their name, are plenty serious. With a few strokes of a pen, they can destroy whatever reserve you have left. Read more →
Photographer Sean Haffey was in a perfect position to get a shot of Lara Gut, the Swiss skier who fell during her run at the women’s giant slalom at the Olympics. Read more →
What’s it like to be a parent? It’s like this. Every day. Read more →
Ryan McKenna’s team lost the Super Bowl but he got 36 Snapchats, 21 DMs, and 150 follower requests so it’s all good. Read more →
The first days of January are an inspiring time when new political leaders take their shot at changing the world. In Cincinnati today, Tamaya Dennard took the oath of office for the City Council. Read more →
The eye is drawn to the smiling politician in the center of this Associated Press photo, until you follow the line created by linked hands and see the face of his spouse, and a different story — different words, if you will — is revealed. Read more →
Eliahu Pietruszka, 102, thought he was the only member of his family still alive. He thought the rest had perished in the Nazi extermination camps. He found out recently, however, that his brother had lived, and had a son. Read more →
Today’s 1,000 Words comes with words.
It’s the voice of Jae Hong, a photographer for the Associated Press, whose assignment was to document the homeless crisis in the West.
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It was all party last night for Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who beat the Chicago Cubs for the National League pennant and a trip to the World Series sponsored by Who Really Cares Anyway? [tm] Read more →
It’s all there in this Rockwellian picture of Aaron Judge’s catch of a potential two-run homer by Cleveland Indians star Francisco Lindor last evening.
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City Pages today has the story behind this photo, posted to Twitter last week, of a man hitting the hottest new club in the Twin Cities: an empty I-35W. Read more →
Americans love their freedom until they don’t. Read more →
They’re the crews who piled into their trucks from points far away — including from Minnesota and Wisconsin — and drove to Florida for the overtime pay and privilege of touching electric wires and listening to the occasional complaint from some people that their electricity wasn’t restored yet after Hurricane Irma. Read more →
For parents, the first day of school is like the feeling when you stop hitting yourself in the head with a hammer (trust me, or try it to find out on your own). Read more →