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.
The 33 miners, found alive after 17 days, may not be rescued until Christmas.
Nobel Laureate Michael Spence talks about lessons from China, austerity vs. stimulus, long-term investment in a politically divided democracy, and prospects for economic growth.
Direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians next week could be easily derailed. Concrete steps of support are needed -- by Arab states, the United States, the international community, and most of all, Netanyahu and Abbas.
Harvard University is moving further away from final exams. And that’s a good thing.
A report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds Hollywood has cut its depictions of smoking by half from 2005 -- which helps explain why the percent of teens trying cigarettes also went down during the same period.