May 29, 2023 8:01 pm

Stories That Inspire Always Begin With an Everyman Never Giving Up

This past Saturday, Michael Block, golf’s 46-year-old everyman, was playing shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s top players at the PGA Championship in New York State. Against […]

May 23, 2023 8:00 pm

‘It Is a Risk I Am Willing to Take. So Bring It On’

SAVANNAH, Georgia—Tyler Merritt has questions.  Ten years ago, the 39-year-old West Point graduate launched his apparel company, Nine Line, out of his garage. Named after […]

May 16, 2023 8:01 pm

The Great Underestimation of DeSantis Starts to Unravel

This past weekend, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) reminded voters, and a skeptical press that has spent an inordinate amount of time writing his political obituary […]


May 8, 2023 8:00 pm

The Restorative Power of Perseverance

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania—When Drew Maggi stepped into the batter’s box in the eighth inning as a pinch hitter, fans at PNC Park knew they were about […]

May 1, 2023 8:01 pm

‘Salt of the Earth’—The Stories That Make America

OXFORD, Pennsylvania—Despite the wealth of information at our fingertips in the information age, there is a glaring emptiness that plagues us in our storytelling.  We […]

April 24, 2023 8:00 pm

Republican Voters Across Pennsylvania Are Much Less Wedded to Trump Than You Think

DOYLESTOWN, Pennsylvania—Richard Tems was about as loyal a Trump supporter as you can get.  The Bucks County businessman and GOP committeeman has fiercely defended former […]


April 18, 2023 8:02 pm

How Many Deaths Will It Take Before Biden Forcefully Addresses the Fentanyl Crisis?

PENN HILLS, Pennsylvania—When the Penn Hills police and paramedics arrived at the modest suburban Pittsburgh home in the 8100 block of Chaske Street on Jan. […]