Campus of the University of Iowa (Wikimedia) As a dad of soon-to-be-college-age teens, I recently took a tour of the historic University of Virginia grounds. As my group strolled toward the Rotunda — an elegant…

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One in Morristown, N.J., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) President Trump appeared to back away from stronger background checks for gun buyers Tuesday, saying “we…

  (Jonathan Drake/Reuters) Resist the temptation to censor yourself and speak up for your views. No one said the fight against intolerance would be easy. This might come as some surprise to observers of our…

  President Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, November 2017. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) We must recognize the limits of what is feasible and what is desirable. The character of a nation shapes its foreign…

(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Democrats are right to disagree with Trump. Too bad they don’t bring any good ideas to the table. Democrats running for president have certainly not hesitated to criticize President Trump’s trade policies. There…

Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at the 2019 Iowa Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake, Iowa, August 9, 2019.(Gage Skidmore) There’s her backtracking on busing and her waffling on Medicare for All, not to mention her…

Terminals of major airports are often stale and clinical. They usually show few signs of local culture and flavor, with an environment that feels wholly apart from the vibrant metropolises they serve. But then there…

The prospect of increased regulation is coming back to haunt Big Tech. State attorneys general are reportedly preparing to launch a joint antitrust investigation into Big Tech, which could put Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google…

Severe storms moved through the Plains and Midwest on Tuesday, bringing three tornadoes in Iowa, a 73 mph wind gust at Indianapolis International Airport and flash flooding from heavy rain in Washington, D.C. Interested in…

The New York Times is hiding the huge impact of immigration on Americans’ wages to help portray President Donald Trump’s policies as “anti-immigrant.” The paper’s dismissal of economics is buried deep in a long and…

Retired military general and Fox News analyst Jack Keane told “The Story” an approaching deal between the United States and the Taliban to end nearly 18 years of fighting -- America's longest war -- could happen next…

Campus sexual assaults and the process that follows has created a fear among students, parents, university presidents and others for many different reasons. Kate Murphy, kmurphy@enquirer.com Demry Croft, who started four games at quarterback for…