Opinion

Opinion

What will happen with the wolves of Wall Street in charge of America’s economy?

In announcing the appointment of Carl Icahn as his new adviser on regulatory reform, then-President-elect Donald Trump characterized the Wall Street legend as “one of the world’s great businessmen.” By Trump standards, it was a minor mischaracterization, one that confused the Main Street world of business, where value-adding goods and services are created and sold, with the trading, dealmaking world of finance on Wall Street.

Op-Ed

As a doctor, I see how a lack of health insurance worsens illness and suffering

Congressional leaders and the president-elect have vowed to overturn the Affordable Care Act, which, despite its imperfections, gave 22 million Americans greater health security. As a physician and a citizen, I ask only this of the new Congress and next administration: Whatever path you choose – whether to repeal, replace or refine the ACA – pledge that no patient who has health insurance today will lose it tomorrow.

Opinion

Rumors of a comeback: Could Hillary Clinton be Donald Trump’s mayor?

On Wednesday Newsmax, a conservative outlet, reported that Democrats who couldn’t abide the city’s current mayor, Bill de Blasio, were courting Clinton to run against him in a Democratic primary this year and deny him a second term. The New York Times then noted that speculation about a Clinton candidacy had been “bubbling up for weeks” and was intensifying. Neither source actually suggested that she’d follow through with this,

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Mother and daughter sought in Amber Alert found at Bellingham Catholic church

Wilma Estrada and her daughter, sought in an Amber Alert issued Monday afternoon in New Westminster, B.C., were found unharmed hours later at Assumption Catholic Church in Bellingham, Monday, Jan 23, 2017.
Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
Mother and daughter sought in Amber Alert found at Bellingham Catholic church 1:37

Mother and daughter sought in Amber Alert found at Bellingham Catholic church

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway 1:11

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

Hydrotherapy tank at Bellingham clinic gets dogs moving after surgery 1:21

Hydrotherapy tank at Bellingham clinic gets dogs moving after surgery

You saw the crowds. Here are the voices of the Women's March. 3:07

You saw the crowds. Here are the voices of the Women's March.