National Opinions

What Judge Kavanaugh faces in the #MeToo Era

In the wake of the revelation of Christine Blasey Ford’s identity, some have suggested that her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh will be handled more sensitively than such accusations once were thanks to the #MeToo movement. That may turn out to be true, but only if at least one other woman comes forward with similar charges.


Meet new Herald-Leader community columnists

Over the next year, 14 people have volunteered to share their thoughts and feelings and perhaps spur conversation among Herald-Leader readers. We were gratified to receive more than 40 applications to be a community columnist.

President Trump’s attacks on the media are unprecedented

Politicians often grumble about journalists. But President Donald Trump has upped the ante to a level unprecedented in modern times. No, the press is not the "enemy of the American people."