Monday, September 1, 2014

 Notre Dame's Matthias Farley (41) leaps in the air as he celebrates an interception during first half action against Rice Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

View a gallery of photos from the Notre Dame season opener against Rice.

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 12:16 a.m.
 This undated image posted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter from the Islamic State group, armed with a knife and an automatic weapon, next to captured Syrian army soldiers and officers, following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria. A U.N. commission accused the extremist Islamic State organization of committing crimes against humanity as pictures emerged of the extremists' bloody takeover of the air base.

Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk of RedBlueAmerica discuss how America should deal with ISIS.

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
 A man closes off an entrance to the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.

We should mourn for this little girl who will have to live the rest of her life with the memory of what she inadvertently did. But let us also mourn for a country where what she did now barely qualifies as news.

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 5:15 p.m.
 Northridge boys soccer coach Todd Woodworth (right) accepts congratulations from Northridge athletic director Dave Harms during the ceremony to name the soccer field after the long time coach Saturday August 30, 2014.  Woodworth is the only boys soccer coach the school has had.
Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 11:16 a.m.

The fall prep season continues with action in tennis, football, and soccer, including a surprise for the Northridge soccer coach. Notre Dame started their 2014 campaign.

 Peter Rusthoven, former associate counsel to President Ronald Reagan and an Indianapolis attorney, speaks in opposition to a measure on amending the state's constitution to ban gay marriage during a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

The prevailing ethos in this country is that we are the masters of tradition, not the servants. We treasure the customs and practices passed down from our ancestors. And we change them anytime we want.

 Gov. Mike Pence, fourth from the left, and members of the US 31 Coalition at the ceremony Aug. 27, 2014, to open the new section of US 31 between South Bend and Plymouth. Also in the photo are Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce President Kyle Hannon, third from left, and Elkhart County Council President John Letherman, third from the right.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 7:35 p.m.

The sooner work begins on the final 70 miles of U.S. 31, the sooner we can stop wasting time and start creating jobs.

 Stephen Colbert coined the word
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 5:20 p.m.

Meet “Truthy,” one more step into robo-life, where an omnipotent government beholds all and interprets for us what we should know.

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 4:05 p.m.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 11:11 a.m.

His wife promised to love him, to comfort him and to keep him all the days of her life, and she actually kept her word.

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 11:05 a.m.

Zoning appeals vote helps feral cat caretakers.

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:52 a.m.
 Members of Westboro Baptist Church demonstrate in February 2006 in Anoka, Minn., near the funeral for Cpl. Andrew Kemple, who was killed in Iraq. People opposed to the church's views carried flags nearby.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:41 a.m.

In a free society that would remain free, hate speech should be countered — but with more speech, not government censorship.

 Iraq Shiite fighters make their way to the front line to fight militants from the extremist Islamic State group in Jurf al-Sakhar, 43 miles (70 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Aug 18, 2014. Fighters of the voluntary armed group formed after the radical Shiite cleric Muqtatda al-Sadr called to protect holy shrines against possible attacks by Sunni militants.

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:27 a.m.
 A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed on St. Laurent Boulevard in Ottawa, Canada, on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Canada's iconic coffee chain, Tim Hortons, and Miami-based Burger King say they will join forces, but will operate as independent brands to form the world's third-largest quick service restaurant company.

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 11:40 a.m.
 This file photo posted on the website shows journalist James Foley in Aleppo, Syria, in July 2012. In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group beheaded Foley.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 4:25 p.m.
 Evan Bayh, D-Ind., walks Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, to a Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington. Bayh, who served as a US Senator from 1999-2011, is considering a run for Indiana governor in 2016. Bayh was elected governor in 1988 and 1992.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 3:14 p.m.
 Stephanie Patka, center, serves beer at the Pillars of Elkhart's beer tent June 20, 2014, at the Elkhart Jazz Festival.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 12:35 p.m.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 11:24 a.m.
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