The two presidents celebrate a surge in volunteerism. The challenge is how to target and keep the free talent of millions of Americans.
The president's visit to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. school helps validate America's nearly 20-year trend of charter schools.
Decades of progress in food security have been reversed. The long-term solution is more investment in agriculture.
Americans must be aware of how mandates might impinge on their choices – and how vulnerable Obama's plan might be to court challenge.
Commended for trying more US cooperation with the world, he must be wary of also compromising US ideals.
Yes, the plan might reduce the deficit. But it restricts a proposed commission that could trim trillions from a much bigger problem - unmet Medicare obligations.
A planned Pakistani military offensive should embolden US efforts against the Taliban.
Obama was wise to meet top lawmakers today, but he must unmuzzle the top brass.
The number of voters not tied to Democrats or Republicans is expanding fast. Both parties need to adjust.
He and CBS need to take office trysts more seriously. They can be harmful.
Ireland votes on a make-or-break treaty to strengthen the European Union. For economic and security reasons, it should vote ‘yes.’
Climate change will drastically reduce wheat and rice production if nations don't take steps now to prepare. Solving this problem is doable, if the world has the will to tackle it.
To boost their economies, state officials should be discouraging gambling, not trying to expand it.
If most former CIA chiefs oppose a probe of agents who questioned terror suspects, the president must listen.
The disclosure of a secret uranium enrichment facility in Iran should pressure Beijing to reconsider its objection to possible tougher sanctions.
Americans must make a renewed commitment to their 'best idea.'
Alcohol consumption has increased alarmingly in the UK, and around the world.
Pressure is building in Germany, which faces elections Sunday, and elsewhere to withdraw troops. Leaders such as Angela Merkel must explain the grave risk of a cut-and-run strategy.
States can release many nonviolent inmates safely and find other ways to reduce costs.