Most of us may not spend much time thinking about how we can help protect the quality of our drinking water, but we should.
A museum next door to the Boy Scouts of America national headquarters in Irving houses millions of dollars worth of Norman Rockwell paintings. They pay homage to apple-cheeked boys in Scout uniforms honoring God and country, doing good deeds or engaging in outdoor activities.
Let’s talk about graffiti — what it is and what it is not. But first, here’s what happened: Someone took red paint and scrawled the words “This is racist” on the Confederate War memorial statue that stands on the Square. The deed apparently was done in the dead of night, sometime before sunrise on Monday.
Now that a World Heritage Site designation has been won, the number of people visiting our missions almost certainly will soar. When it comes to Alamo Plaza, which adjoins one of those missions, the city of San Antonio should make sure these visitors really have something to see.
A new partnership agreement between the city of Boston and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services establishes an important framework for making immigrants aware of their rights and responsibilities, especially if they aspire to become citizens one day.
We are trying to understand the obstructionist philosophy that some Republican strategists have adopted to thwart gay marriage. We understand the position of socially conservative business owners who’ve argued that covering contraceptive products under medical insurance for their employees violates their religious beliefs.
While some continue to lament the Supreme Court decision that led to two history-making events in Denton County on Monday — issuance of the first same-sex marriage license and the first same-sex wedding performed by a county elected official — others see the promise of blossoming economic benefits.
More people should adopt the philosophy that has made Our Daily Bread a beacon of hope in Denton. The nonprofit organization celebrated a milestone last week by serving its 600,000th free meal, but the soup kitchen is not just about filling hungry bellies.
The horrific Charleston church shooting has put a host of Confederate symbols into society’s crosshairs. South Carolina is taking steps toward removing the Confederate flag from the state capitol grounds in Columbia. Students and progressive forces in Austin are protesting the Jefferson Davis statue on the University of Texas campus.