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The Burning Question

Mar 6, 2019

Special prosecutor John Raley spent 10 months investigating whether former death row inmate Alfred Dewayne Brown needed to be re-indicted or whether he was "actually innocent" in the 2003 murder of Houston police officer Charles R. Clark. Raley tells Houston Chronicle Opinion Editor Lisa Falkenberg how he reached...


Jan 29, 2019

Decades in, scandal involving pedophile priests and elaborate coverups still festers within the Catholic Church like an open wound. Law enforcement officials recently raided the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for evidence on a Conroe priest accused of abuse. To understand why scandal persists and what should be done...


Jan 26, 2019

When we look at the videos of the white Catholic high school kids in MAGA hats in the National Mall, we see different things. Cruel hecklers disrespecting a Native American veteran. Innocent victims of a black hate group spewing toxic insults. Pawns of a biased media hellbent on smearing Trump supporters. In the...


Jan 24, 2019

Members of the Houston Chronicle Editorial Board weigh in on the court decision that rocked the border debate when a federal judge declared last week that the Trump Administration’s decision to include the question on the next census illegal. The decision is sure to be appealed, but deputy editorial editor...


Jan 9, 2019

After President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer had their dueling national addresses Tuesday night, Houston Chronicle editorial board deputy editors Michael Lindenberger and Evan Mintz weigh in on the conversation. They discuss the facts along the border, the difference...