We must pay attention to the mistakes of history, some wise person once said, so we can do a better job of making them in the future.
As President Barack Obama heads into the final half of his final term, many of us Americans wonder whatever happened to the fresh promise of that cheerfully charismatic optimist who dominated the political stage back in 2008.
Collard greens are "the new kale?" Gentrification, simply defined, is when something that you used to buy because it was cheap suddenly turns so fashionable that it is too expensive for its original consumers to afford.
Sometimes it's hard to tell which is more terrifying: Ebola or the commentary about it.
Voter registration has surged by more than 3,000 people in Ferguson, Missouri, since August 9, when the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police officer touched off sometimes-violent protests.
Let's hope Secret Service snafus don't spark even more attackers -- or maybe I'm being paranoid.