Editorial: Encourage more robocalls? No, no, no!

There are few annoyances as constant in modern life as robocalls. Despite a 1991 federal law meant to limit them, robocalls to Americans set a new record last month with 4.1 billion, according to the company behind the YouMail call-blocking application.

Commentary: Trump is misjudging China’s resolve on trade

Donald Trump’s strategy in his trade war with China boils down to inflicting sufficient economic pain to eventually force Beijing’s leaders to make the concessions the president wants — whatever those may be. That’s the obvious purpose of the tariffs he plans to impose on another $200 billion of Chinese-made goods.

Gambling has its benefits and setbacks

Life is full of choices and sometimes the choices involve gambling. We drive down the road at a higher speed than the speed limit allows and occasionally overtake other cars too close to a curve than considered safe. That gamble allows us to save a few minutes and in some cases, allows us to get to work on time.