FROM Joe Dwinell
Three More Detained in Boston Marathon Bombings Police emphasize there's no threat to public safety, but three new suspects have been arrested in the Boston Marathon bombing. The FBI is holding them, and two are said to have connections to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who's accused of being one of the bombers. Joe Dwinell is managing editor for print-web integration at the Boston Herald .
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?