Kerry said the “A” word; so have many Israelis

Secretary of State John Kerry prompted a diplomatic gasp and a Ted Cruz hissy fit  by warning of the dangers of apartheid if Israel and the Palestinians can't achieve a workable two-state solution.  Kerry's  private comment was uncharacteristically undiplomatic but not without truth. A Boston Globe editorial sums up succinctly Israel's dilemma if a two-state solution fails …

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Headlines to hope for in 2014

Each year, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial page editor Tom Waseleski prepares for the New Year an aspirational list of headlines.  For several years, I have shamelessly borrowed the idea and herewith present my own suggestions, with precious little expectation that we will see them atop newspapers, magazines or teasing newscasts in 2014.  Please send your own in the …

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