Ancient primate may be missing link
Achilles' heel was his weak spot in the Greek myth, but the heel of a newly discovered primate provides a strong connection between humans and their possible ancestors.
Tusks fund terror
Mark Quarterman says the slaughter of elephants for their tusks is at its worst in decades. As demand for ivory soars in Asia, Africa's vicious militant groups are killing elephants to pay for their arms and ammunition.
Bring voting into the digital age
Wendy Weiser says the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona voting restrictions was a win for voters, but why stop there? It's time to modernize the U.S. election system
Cops should back reform
George Gascon, a former police chief, says immigrants are less likely to report if they are victims of crimes if they fear police. It's in law enforcement's interest to bring them out of shadows
Alternative healing or quackery?
Although non-traditional therapies can be valuable, sometimes a line is crossed. So how can you tell if your alternative healer is a quack?
Boy beats racists in NBA Finals
Ruben Navarrette says the story of the boy who was bashed on social media after singing the National Anthem in mariachi costume is instructive
Wipe out stigma of mental illness
Fifty years ago, President Kennedy defined civil rights and equality as a moral issue. Patrick Kennedy says today's moral issue is that people with brain injuries and mental illness face stigma and inadequate treatment.
Rep said what about abortion?
Donna Brazile says anti-abortionist Rep. Trent Franks just doesn't get it when he justified why victims of rape and incest get no exception in his proposal for an abortion bill.