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News Poetry: Poetry Lesson after the Las Vegas Shooting

Do not write the word heart. Like every overused word, its meaning has bled out, the way snowflake, repeated, dissolves into sound. And thoughts becomes nothing but the tongue thudding against...

Assault on sheriff’s deputy caught on tape, but hardly rare

A city surveillance video puts a new face on the problem of increasing violence at Denver’s overcrowded jail. The footage below shows a housing pod...

Littwin: Lies, assault and cover-ups don’t stop Donald Trump

Nothing happened here. Even after factoring in the thuggery and the lies and the victim-blaming and the fact-denying, it was just another day on...

Whose neighborhood is it?

Who heard gunshots a little after 11 p.m. last night? This post, on nextdoor.com, was written in late April by a resident of Northeast Park Hill,...

Wiretap: Baltimore riots incite violence vs. nonviolence fight

Compliance hold Two prominent Baltimore writers weigh in on the riots following the funeral of Freddie Gray. Ta-Nehisis Coates writes for The Atlantic that official...

Littwin: A humanitarian crisis that brings out the worst-in us

  There is a rush to send the children back. That's the message we get from Washington. There are 50,000 unaccompanied minors at the border now....

Denver Archbishop Chaput: In video game ruling, court ignored lesson of...

Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput has weighed in on the recent Supreme Court decision (pdf) that struck down a law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. His arguments in favor of restricting the availability of video games echo his views on gay marriage and civil unions. Government should step in, he says, and bar gay marriage and restrict violent video game availability based on the "common sense" threats they pose. In opening an essay on the topic, Chaput references the 1999 Columbine school shootings.

In wake of Giffords shooting, Palin aide says ‘crosshairs’ really surveyor...

An aide to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said on a conservative radio program Sunday that last year’s much-maligned ads by Palin’s PAC showing rifle crosshairs over 20 Democratic congressional districts – including Gabrielle Giffords’s CD8 in Arizona – were actually meant to represent surveyor’s symbols on a map.

GLBT Violence Down, Severity Up, Studies Show

Violence against GLBT individuals is down both nationally and locally, according to groups that study the issue. However, it's not all good news. Reports...