Not one of the 37 players on the 2013 ballot will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. "You cannot play baseball for a living without being good," writes Mike Downey, a former columnist for the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times.
Make guns smart, says Jeremy Shane, who served in the Justice Department during the George H.W. Bush administration and has led ventures in online media, energy and education.
Why marijuana should be legal for adults, according to David L. Nathan, a clinical associate professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Nixon at 100: Why GOP should be misty eyed, says Timothy Stanley, a historian at Oxford University who also blogs for Britain's The Daily Telegraph.
Latino should have played lead in 'Argo'
Bowie: Why we're just glad to have him back.
Terrorist group fills power vacuum among Syria rebels, says former CIA analyst Nada Bakos.
The girl the Taliban wanted dead has not only survived but was able to walk out of the hospital last week. But other highly publicized, vicious attacks on women and girls have not had such triumphant outcomes.