Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free
from prison last week, just one month shy of 44 years behind bars. He
was convicted of the April 1970 killing of a Baltimore police officer.
Conway has always maintained his innocence.
From a Ukrainian point of view, the
priority is not to throw their revolution away again like they did after
the Orange Revolution 10 years ago. But from everybody else's point of
view, the priority now is to avoid an irreparable breach between Russia
and the West.
Comcast has announced it intends to
merge with Time Warner Cable, joining together the largest and
second-largest cable and broadband providers in the country. The merger
must be approved by the Justice Department and the FCC.
This is not how it was supposed to
happen. The standard climate-change predictions said people in the
tropics and the sub-tropics would be badly hurt by global warming long
before the people living in the temperate zones, farther away from the
equator, were feeling much pain at all.
"I found myself standing in front of railroad tracks in South Florida. I was waiting on the train to come so I could jump in front of it and end my life." So recounted Desmond Meade, describing his life nine years ago.
The Sochi Olympic Games are rightly highlighting the
constellation of abuses that have become standard in Russia under Vladimir
Putin. Most notably is intense, often violent homophobia, tacitly endorsed by
the government with the recent passage of the law against "gay
Early on Sunday, Feb. 2, Groundhog's Day, as crowds gathered to watch Punxsutawney Phil emerge from his burrow and into the spotlight, the actor Phil Hoffman was found dead inside his apartment in New York.
Since taking office, Gov. John Kasich has promised to raise Ohio's
severance tax on oil-and-gas producers to provide income tax relief to
all Ohioans. Throughout this debate, I have always insisted that our
part of Ohio receive its fair share of any new tax revenue on