If the United States bombs Syria, whatever else happens, the international norm to respect the processes of international institutions and conventions will be dealt a serious blow.
With severe and potentially deadly weather continuing tonight in the central United States, an important reminder of what not to do from a post on last fall's tornadoes in Oklahoma: The people of Oklahoma City suffered their second violent bout of tornados in as many weeks on Friday evening ...
President Obama gave a stirring speech today in Washington, D.C. He reflected on those who marched 50 years ago today. He praised the “brilliance” of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. He highlighted today’s heroes who are keeping King’s “flame” alive. He called attention to the persistent and ...
A new report shows worrisome incompetence among Air Force nuclear missile launch officers.
Five guidelines for navigating the Internet from the great 19th-century liberal individualist.
The next wave of terrorist attacks may be fueled by explosives surgically implanted inside the bodies of suicide bombers.
It's a huge stretch to blame ordinary Detroiters for the imprudence of their city's municipal government.
Of course. But a lot of people apparently aren’t so sure. In its screed against Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Fed since 2010 and one of the three candidates on President Obama’s short list to replace Ben Bernanke, the Wall Street Journal complained that Yellen’s fans support her only because ...
Three thoughts on what the pope said the other day about gay people.
Online data fed directly into the brains of human beings via a "software/wetware" interface? We're closer than you think. But the impact on humanity may be devastating.
The less money you have, the more time you probably spend getting to your job. Christine Quinn, a candidate for mayor of New York City, wants to smooth out the curve.
Some states are in particularly bad shape, but it would be dangerous to assume that all is well with public-employee pensions anywhere in America.
Fearing for his marriage, a dentist fired an employee he deemed "irresistible." The Iowa Supreme Court said that's perfectly fine.