Higher unemployment but slower layoffs hints at a need for Washington to switch from rescuer to reformer.
His speech to Muslims marks a “new beginning” based on tried-and-true values.
Obama reneges on antitax pledge for health benefits. Why not on the gas tax?
Gratitude for standing up to the radicals' ideology can bring respect for the US.
His plan prevents even greater layoffs in a recession. But once the economy recovers, GM must be let loose from federal strings.
Demographic data confirm the world is changing, but in unexpected ways
Japan and South Korea already see him as eroding the US military posture in Asia.
A buffeted measure passed a House committee last week, but faces more headwinds.
The Senate must weigh her comments about judicial impartiality
Backers serve up a timely batch of arguments, but their latest reasons are half-baked.
The economy can revive and thrive if employees have more incentives to move to jobs.
His task force to reduce the number of abortions could alter American politics.
Turkey's warming with Armenia stirs up ethnic and energy issues in the strategic Caucasus.
An unexpected election result suggests why India may be the next economic superpower.
Brain-booster drugs erode what it means to be human.
Peace for this island nation needs more foreign leaders speaking out.
Washington must reconnect with Iraqi religious leaders.
A House climate-change bill is watered down as its price goes up. Is that leadership?
Gains among women in Muslim nations, while still uneven, are important to recognize.
His economic team forces a transparency on troubled banks that needs to be permanent.