Wonderful medicine for the soul

On the first ever papal visit to Iraq, Pope Francis said: "We know how easy it is to be infected by the virus of discouragement that at times seems to spread all around us." He was talking to a persecuted people, but he was also talking to every one of us.

Today is the 78th day of 2021 and the 89th day of winter.

Dear Doctor: Our neighbor was diagnosed with cancer in his right eye. It’s called ocular melanoma. I don’t want to bother him or his wife with a lot of questions, but I’d like to know more about the disease. Can you explain about risk factors and symptoms? How common is it? I thought melanoma was a skin cancer.

Seventh-graders make Principal’s Honor Roll

Various seventh-grade students made the Principal’s Honor Roll for a 4.0 grade point average. Pictured are, front row, from left, Jackson McCullough, Caber Johnson, Abigail Williams, Alyvia Williams, Cooper Young, Grace Rivas, Zayra Torres; back row, Andy Velasquez-Perez, Vince Jones, Jocelyn King, Kylee Hilterbran, Vallery Desantiago, Benjamin Christie, Jayden Bartlett, Samantha Hammans and Sofia Lopez. CDN

Tomorrow marks the start of Sunshine Week – a national initiative to educate the public about the importance of open government and the dangers of government secrecy.

Will Trump really run in 2024?

Donald Trump says he has begun a political comeback campaign, telling the Conservative Political Action Conference that he's considering a third run for the presidency in 2024.

Pope’s visit to Iraq was a good reminder

As Pope Francis landed in Baghdad after the short flight from Rome, I was reviewing his words from an evening prayer service he held last March. That night, you could hear Italian ambulance sirens go by – this was no escape from the pandemic reality we were all facing.