Kelly Plourde

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Romney: Obama, Clinton 'failure'

Mitt Romney is blaming President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the situation in Ukraine, as well as other foreign policy debacles, citing a “failure” in their leadership.<p>The former Republican presidential nominee wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal saying that …

'Bossy' is more than a word to women: Column

It’s a frame of mind with deep roots in the family and playground. Let’s stop using it.<p>What do Sonia Sotomayor, Hillary Clinton and Sheryl Sandberg share with innumerable other prominent women? They've all been called bossy. And why, with all the important issues women deal with, should anyone pick …

Madonna Took a Selfie of Her Hairy Armpit. So What?

It’s hard to say if Madonna’s selfie is a true call for body positivity, or simply the grown-up version of Miley sticking out her tongue and posing …

Animal Instinct: How Cat-Loving Sleuths Found an Accused Killer Sadist

It’s five o’clock in the morning on May 26th, 2012, and John Green’s iPhone is buzzing with an incoming Facebook message.<p>“Hey, you might want to see …

The nation's cartoonists' take on the week in politics

Every week political cartoonists across the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage …