Syndicated Columnists

Syndicated Columnists

Seth Abramson: Megaphones for all in the digital age

Seth Abramson, an assistant professor of English at the University of New Hampshire and a former lawyer, writes: “the digital age has given each of us a megaphone, a claustrophobically tiny room in which to use it, and the ability to disappear into an angry puff of smoke the moment we hear anything we dislike or say something to a stranger we have no interest in vouching for even a moment after we’ve said it.”

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Robert Hester Jr. and the FBI: A timeline

Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr., 25, of Columbia, was arrested Friday and accused of plotting a Presidents Day jihadist terrorist attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City.
Neil Nakahodo and Chris Ochsner The Kansas City Star
Robert Hester Jr. and the FBI: A timeline 3:29

Robert Hester Jr. and the FBI: A timeline

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Experience the fun of Royals' photo day in video

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Maria Torres on covering the Yordano Ventura story in Dominican Republic

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Crown Chasers: Can the Royals reign again? Preview of our six-part video series