Wednesday's news was heartbreaking for same-sex couples in Indiana and their supporters. The hundreds of marriages performed last month won't be recognized by the state, the governor has ruled.
A strange thing happened after the Supreme Court ruled on the Hobby Lobby birth control case: Gay-rights organizations turned against legislation they once championed that would have outlawed workplace discrimination against gay people.
Last week, the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who had been abducted and shot to death were found in a field near Hebron. Leaders in the United States offered condolences and prayers. Members of Congress took to Twitter and Facebook to reaffirm their support for Israel.

Editorial columns

  • Immigration fix begins in home nations of refugees
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday presented the administration’s bill for managing the refugee crisis on the U.S. southern border: $3.7 billion.
  • Facebook comments
    What do you think of these Fort Wayne TinCaps jerseys inspired by Vera Bradley? Ashlie Murphy’s Law Laymon: Wow....those are embarrassing.
  • Prescient warnings of Russia’s ambitions
    Eduard Shevardnadze, the Soviet foreign minister and Georgian president who died Monday at age 86, wasn’t an effective leader. Had Western leaders paid closer attention to what he said, though, they would have been better prepared for today in Ukraine.
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