Editorials

Editorials

Floods are OK. Soaking taxpayers isn’t

There is a house in Spring, Texas, just outside of Houston, that has achieved a certain distinction for being flooded again and again. Over the years, reports The New York Times, it has been repaired no fewer than 19 times, costing the federal flood insurance program $912,732. Its actual value? Just $42,000.

South Carolina’s Keyshawn Bryant on first dunk, realizing he could ‘jump out the gym’

South Carolina men's basketball freshman Keyshawn Bryant talks about the first time he dunked in sixth grade, then finally recognizing his own athleticism in eighth grade, and what he's working on now for in-game slams.