At a Monitor breakfast this week, economist Mark Zandi listed several reasons why he's optimistic about the American economy. In six to 12 months, 'we are going to be surprised at how well the economy is doing.'
After successfully hosting this summer's World Cup, the challenge for South Africa's government is to make a serious dent in urban crime, tackle corruption, lessen poverty, and shape South Africa as a model for a continent wracked by economic and political problems.
Dr. Alveda King – the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., – explains why she's speaking at the Glenn Beck 8/28 rally in Washington this Saturday.
The Great Recession forced consumers and states to correct bad habits. But other lessons still need to be learned to strengthen America.
New figures from the Mortgage Bankers Association show still-high rates of delinquency.
Stay alert, stay alive – especially in August, when Washington and much of Europe are on autopilot.
The slogan for the National Endowment for the Arts raises questions about how we as Americans define great art – and greatness itself.
This week's massive recalls of eggs and deli meat have consumers on edge.
The Obama administration's military escalation in Yemen, where an Al Qaeda affiliate has become more dangerous, needs careful watching by Congress. Otherwise Yemen, like Afghanistan, might become an American quagmire.
The Obama administration is awarding $3.4 billion in grants to the 10 winners of the Race to the Top competition.
It's premature to declare 'mission accomplished,' and many Americans didn't support the Iraq war. Yet it seems right to somehow honor these returning soldiers.
A stray bullet hit El Paso, Texas, from the Mexican side of the border Saturday. It was the latest spillover of a war on drug barons waged by President Felipe Calderón. After nearly four years, the war needs more than a military solution.
Leaving the political controversy aside, the proposed Islamic community center would fit very well into – and improve – the urban landscape around ground zero. The same can’t be said for the sleazy shops nearby.
For decades, liberals have promised us more and more government benefits, a trend that is bankrupting America with record debt. To serve the truly needy, conservatives must work to craft a leaner welfare system that we can actually sustain.