Opinion

Opinion

Comey had the worst week

The Justice Department’s Inspector General announced Friday that it would open an investigation into Comey’s conduct in the runup to the election.

Opinion

Lynch’s last act helps set standard

The back-to-back announcements in Baltimore and Chicago by the Justice Department capped President Barack Obama’s administration’s vigorous pursuit of police departments for civil rights violations.

Editorials

New bus system would be welcome

The transit system plan, which the city council will consider over the next month, presents the opportunity to establish a fixed-route system that connects with all the city’s top attractions without the pressure to make a profit or be self-sustaining.

James Werrell

People wondered where that other daughter was

This transition seems a good time to recognize the unusual grace, character and charm of the Obama family, the president (he’s still president!) in particular. I predict it won’t be long before much of America is feeling nostalgic for the “No Drama Obama” style of running the nation.

Opinion

Trump won’t back down

Donald Trump took questions from the media Wednesday for the first time since he was elected president on Nov. 8. And he quickly put to rest the idea that his rapidly approaching presidency would fundamentally change his tone, style or basic approach to issues and the media.

Opinion

Take a selfie, pay a fine

Democrats took to streaming their protest live via cellphones in a free-media all-nighter. Senators came over to join, and President Barack Obama tweeted cheers.

Opinion

Monstrous acts on video

The video broadcast live last week on Facebook shows him tied up in a corner as his captors cut his shirt and slice his scalp. Police say he also was forced to drink toilet water.

Opinion

Recovery comes after crackup

Democrats are down and out. How can they recover? History provides models for political-party comebacks with one thing in common: serious schisms on the other side.

Opinion

Cars that communicate

The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing to require new cars to communicate with one another. Such communication is a great idea. But that doesn’t mean the federal government should mandate it or that it will prevent all accidents.

Opinion

Guns still divide us

In theory, when a horrific tragedy occurs, the nation is supposed to join hands and come together. It’s hard to do that in mass shooting cases because America is a land divided between gun places and non-gun places.

Videos

Winthrop students commemorate MLK by serving Rock Hill's needy

Around 400 Winthrop University students on Monday helped honor the memory of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. by serving people in need in Rock Hill. The students helped pack sandwiches, make scarves, create hygiene packs and more for the homeless.
David Thackham dthackham@heraldonline.com
Winthrop students commemorate MLK by serving Rock Hill's needy 2:20

Winthrop students commemorate MLK by serving Rock Hill's needy

Citizens rally in support of Obamacare, opposition to repeal 1:45

Citizens rally in support of Obamacare, opposition to repeal

Martin Luther King life, legacy honored with celebration in York 1:10

Martin Luther King life, legacy honored with celebration in York

Ben Boulware delivers emotional speech at Clemson's title celebration 3:04

Ben Boulware delivers emotional speech at Clemson's title celebration