Marriage Equality Without Equivocation

On September 11, 1958, Richard Butler of Little Rock, Arkansas, told a special session of the U.S. Supreme...

January 29, 2015

Yellowstone Oil Spills Fuel Arguments Over Keystone Line

Yellowstone River oil spill fuels Keystone debate; pipeline accidents increasing

January 29, 2015

Bombings of Security Facilities in Sinai Kill at Least 26

The bombings suggest that the Egypt’s campaign of home demolitions, nighttime curfews and geographic...

January 29, 2015


Three Americans Are Killed in Kabul Airport Shooting

Some reports said the Americans, who were military contractors, were killed by a man wearing an Afghan...

January 29, 2015

Senate Passes Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Bill

As expected, the Senate passed the bill forcing construction of the oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf...

January 29, 2015

"The Guy" for Conservatives in Iowa

Steve Deace, RCP Changing LanesIsrael is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East and North Africa....

January 29, 2015


Man Lost Contact With Drone Before It Sped to White House, Friend Says

The man was flying the drone outside his apartment window when it shot off toward the White House, the friend...

January 29, 2015

Senate Passes Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Bill

As expected, the Senate passed the bill forcing construction of the oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf...

January 29, 2015

The World's Next Mortgage Crisis?

My breakfast companion looked gloomy. He’d flown into Washington from Vienna the day before. When he deplaned,...

January 29, 2015


China Clamps Down Still Harder on Internet Access

The Chinese authorities are no longer tolerating the work-arounds used by millions of people who rely...

January 29, 2015

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January 29, 2015

The Rich, the Poor, and Whether Tax Policies Live or Die

Last week, President Obama gave American politicians of both parties exactly what they say they want:...

January 29, 2015


 

N. Korea ramping up nukes?

CNN's Brian Todd investigates reports that North Korea is restarting its nuclear bomb program and Kim Jong...

January 29, 2015

Bill Nye tackles deflategate

Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the science behind DeflateGate. For more go to funnyordie.com.

January 29, 2015

Senate passes Keystone XL bill

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill on Thursday to clear construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a controversial...

January 29, 2015


And the world's safest city is...

Cram 38 million people in the same city, it's going to be a lawless mess, right?

January 29, 2015

Clinton may delay campaign

An internal debate among Hillary Clinton supporters about the timing of when she should launch her expected...

January 29, 2015

Conflict also about ISIS, oil, nukes, global terror

While regional politics are at play, numerous other major factors are as well. Here's a look at what's...

January 29, 2015


 

No One Knows How to Stop Campus Alcohol Abuse

On the one hand, you can't blame Dartmouth College President Philip Hanlon for trying. Alcohol has long...

January 29, 2015

Can All Children Become Calculus Whizzes?

In suburban Howard County, Maryland, lots of students take calculus in high school. Or at least, lots...

January 29, 2015

Getting Credit for What You Know

College wasn’t right for Daniel Gamez when he first tried it as a recent high school graduate nearly...

January 29, 2015


More parole agent caseloads exceed limits under new sex offender rules

Since two sex offenders were charged with killing four women while under state and federal watch, California...

January 29, 2015

VA unveils settlement to provide veterans housing on West L.A. campus

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a legal settlement Wednesday that will transform its sprawling...

January 29, 2015

Sharon Runner only candidate for California's 21st Senate District

Former Republican lawmaker Sharon Runner of Lancaster has emerged as the only candidate for one of three...

January 29, 2015


Preschool Teachers Should Earn Like They Matter

Picture this: a 4-year-old is in a sandbox, running sand and pebbles through a sieve. An adult is at his side,...

January 28, 2015

Havana Good Time in College

A record-high 289,000 U.S. college students studied abroad during the 2012-13 school year, a little more...

January 28, 2015

Higher Education Is Not a Mixtape

Will higher education go the way of music albums and cable TV? Is it inevitable that the Internet will...

January 27, 2015