The deal being discussed by President Barack Obama and Russia to have Syria relinquish control of its chemical weapons is hardly a perfect compromise.
To use a poker term, President Barack Obama has decided to “go all in” on launching a military strike against Syria. Late last month, he seemed determined to strike Syria on his own authority.
As families traveled down the road this past Labor Day weekend, many of them relied on fast-food restaurants for a meal or two, in the interest of saving money and keeping the kids happy. It would be also good to ...
The Washington Post had a telling confession to make last week. Officials at the paper admitted that they “blew it” in their coverage of the March on Washington 50 years ago.
After nearly a decade of inaction, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is finally stepping in to regulate how much telephone companies may charge for interstate calls made by prison and jail inmates and immigration detainees.
It was a somewhat dramatic and premature move on behalf of the Republican National Committee to close their recent meeting with a vote to boycott any 2016 presidential debates sponsored by NBC or CNN because the networks are planning to ...
Attorney General Eric Holder’s overhaul of federal drug prosecutions concedes a fact that the public grasped long ago: The nation’s 42-year-old “war on drugs” has devolved into an overwrought, unaffordable policy breakdown that helped turn America’s prison system into a ...
If President Obama’s decision to cancel a summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled a refusal to engage with Russia on matters of mutual interest, we should be concerned because Russia has a veto on the U.N. Security Council ...
Most people keep score in baseball by whichever team gets the most runs or at least, that’s how it used to be done.
The military judge in the trial of Bradley Manning got her decision this week exactly right.
The Detroit bankruptcy case is acting as a Rorschach test for so many challenges that bedevil older industrial cities such as Baltimore and throughout the United States.
Perhaps the toughest task of any jury, especially one involved in a criminal trial as high profile and emotionally charged as that of George Zimmerman, is to separate fact from supposition.
Lawmakers return to work on Capitol Hill this week, but the record of the 113th Congress so far offers little hope that they can make progress— on anything.
It's hard to imaginethis nation's infancy 237 years ago. It's hard to imagine the courage of our founders and that gritty Continental Congress.
In striking down The Defense of Marriage Act, the nation’s highest court has made it refreshingly clear that in the area of marriage equality, the march towards same-sex marriage is moving forward. However, this emotional battle is far from over.