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 Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters take part in a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taez against the Saudi-led military intervention in the country on March 29.
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Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters take part in a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taez against the Saudi-led military intervention in the country on March 29.

An unsettling alliance: A joint force in Yemen could be trouble for the United States

U.S. officials should encourage Arab allies to talk to Yemen's Houthi rebels.


Heed the sign: City council should adopt uniform naming rules

The new policy will ensure that those who have city features named in their honor are worthy.



Long-distance checkup: An astronaut’s year in space will aid future trips

Comparing twin brothers living in radically different environments will help us send humans to the planets some day.



 The United States has opposed the new Chinese undertaking, in spite of President Barack Obama’s highly publicized 2012 “pivot to Asia.”

Bank on it: The U.S. should join China’s new Asian venture

The United States has unsuccessfully opposed some of its key allies’ decisions to join China’s new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.



Historic find: A remnant of the past belongs in public hands

A time capsule found in the demolished Brashear Telescope Factory is at the center of an unseemly tug of war.



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Tony Norman



Tony Norman: The case for accepting all apologies with grace

Responding to any apology — public or private — with cynicism is one of the worst things a person can do to another human being.


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: Sons of Confederate Vets, don’t mess with Texas

The Confederate flag is not always a sign of racism. But on a license plate in an American state? Texas authorities are right to say no way.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: Retaliate against Israel for sucker punching us

First, expel the Israeli ambassador. Then eliminate our $3 billion in annual aid. And in Israel’s next war, refuse to send more arms.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: In Indiana, let love and freedom ring

“We shouldn’t discriminate against people because of who they love,” said Hillary Clinton. I agree. But that’s happening to some people.


 

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