Maybe we're not so bad after all
Steve Eighinger

Maybe we're not so bad after all

All too often, I think, Americans get a bad rap abroad. Sure, we are far from a perfect people, but I think a lot of criticism thrown our way is unjustified. That's why I always enjoy comments from foreigners visiting the United States.

Where else would you keep a bearded dragon?
Steve Eighinger

Where else would you keep a bearded dragon?

The 105th edition of our "Morons of the Month" feature has a vehicular theme to our medal winners' abilities to make bad choices, or in these cases, a series of bad choices. The envelopes, please.

Health care bill stalls as lawmakers leap for cover
Doug Wilson

Health care bill stalls as lawmakers leap for cover

Legislators who try to win votes for big, controversial bills often say the task is like "herding cats." Christopher "Kit" Bond, a Missouri Republican said its more like trying to keep frogs in a wheelbarrow.

Your Turn/Mia Disselhorst
Your Turn

Your Turn/Mia Disselhorst

Your Turn/Mia Disselhorst

Japanese have a great idea with this 'inemuri' concept
Steve Eighinger

Japanese have a great idea with this 'inemuri' concept

Remember the term "inemuri." There could be a future for this long-standing Japanese tradition in the United States. In Japan, workers are not chastised for inadervently falling asleep at work, or taking a brief, unexpected power nap. In fact, they are la

Lester Holt, fidget spinners and palomino horses
Steve Eighinger

Lester Holt, fidget spinners and palomino horses

This is the time of year baseball fans love. The season is almost at the halfway point, and the pennant races are beginning to take shape.

Your Turn/Roger Flesner
Your Turn

Your Turn/Roger Flesner

Your Turn/Roger Flesner

Why is that not an even number?
Steve Eighinger

Why is that not an even number?

The Source is at it again. Every so often, I have a friend who sends me an interesting email. Sometimes it's information he has gleaned elsewehere, sometimes it's his own thoughts, but whenever I see his name in my inbox I am eager to see what he has for

This month's 'good guys' cover a wide spectrum
Steve Eighinger

This month's 'good guys' cover a wide spectrum

A young boy who wanted to provide a taste of home for U.S. soldiers, a woman in Chicago trying her best to help kids caught in the midst of that city's violence and a garbage-truck driver in Colombia with a heart of gold.