Not much grows in Labrador – except for a bounty crop of black flies. But returning visitors eventually discover that Labrador’s environment is less about punishment and more about character.
Criticism of the so-called Ground Zero Mosque -- a symbol of tolerance – is generating fear of Muslims. In reality, New York is home to 800,000 hard-working Muslims who help make it the greatest city on earth.
A San Francisco judge rules today on California's controversial Proposition 8, which amended the state constitution to define marriage as between a man and woman.
Commercial tracking software often secretly records where users go on the Internet. If businesses don't set their own clear, simple privacy standards, government may need to step in with a 'do not track' option.
The Cordoba Initiative wants to build an Islamic community center and mosque near the former World Trade Center.
Oliver Stone talks about his two latest films, “South of the Border” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.”
In Washington and European capitals, it will be tempting to conclude that Turkey is already “lost,” that it is fated to become a rising theocracy that will work against rather than for international order. This would be a grave mistake.
Senate ratification of the New START treaty on nuclear weapons could open the way to progress on several stalled strategic issues between the US and Russia, as well as between NATO and Russia.
Obama heralds the US success in meeting the August goal of withdrawing 90,000 US troops from Iraq, ending combat missions. But for the final pullout in 2011, will he also herald leaving behind a functioning democracy there -- which both Iraq and the region needs.
The Senate has so far failed to pass an estate tax bill, allowing the tax to expire this year. Two new proposals, though, aim to reintroduce the estate tax and could generate billions in revenues.
Given President Obama's continuing troubles, the 2012 election could feature a Republican such as Sarah Palin going up against a different Democrat – Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Israel may attack Iran's nuclear facilities soon. The Obama administration must insist that any strike be part of a grand bargain that finally breaks the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.