How Obama inspires a new generation

by Ellen Ratner -- Many people are mixed about what President Obama has and has not done in his almost eight years of presidency. Some people think he has been overly meek more…

Triathlon: Just what the doctor ordered

by Ellen Ratner -- Every four years, journalists see the worst side of America. As kids, we were taught that the United States was the greatest nation on earth because of our more…

Terrorist sleeper cells 15 years after 9/11

by Ellen Ratner -- Sept. 11, 2001, was quite a day for our small news organization. We were doing "intown pool" for the White House. That means being in Washington, D.C., and more…

Graffiti vandals are destroying Europe

by Ellen Ratner -- Having been in Europe for the last two weeks, it is clear that terrorism and our elections are of great concern to Europeans. People are much more important more…