Free markets helping people live longer lives

Freedom New Mexico Some good news for a change: Childhood deaths are dropping worldwide. The number of deaths of children under age 5 has been cut by 35 percent in the past 20 years, to 7.7 million. The lower world rate now is 53.3 childhood deaths out of 1,000 children. The best rate, in Singapore, […]

Kenneth K. Carson, W.I. “Shorty” Williams

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Kenneth K. Carson Date of birth: Sept. 26, 1918 Dates of service: Feb. 5, 1942 to Oct. 3, 1945 Hometown: Waynoke, Okla. Lives in: […]