No other secretary of State has so focused on women's rights. It's a powerful shift.
As the nuclear standoff builds to a late-September deadline, the US must maneuver as well as Kennedy did during the 1962 Cuban crisis.
Panel's report to Obama is right to demand firm funding of deep-space exploration.
He must reduce a credibility gap with Americans on his goals and tactics. A fraudulent vote in Afghanistan doesn't help.
Better living standards and ultralow birth rates needn't go hand in hand
Laws placing special demands on older drivers ought to be changed in favor of a system that simply asks: Is this person qualified to drive?
With millions of native-born people desperate for income, those jobs presumed to be too menial are now acceptable – a point to remember in the immigration debate.
US Education Department finds many types of online education are better at raising student achievement than in-person teaching is.
Federal officials are learning to strike the proper balance between planning and alarm.
Sunday's election may directly turn out the ruling party for the first time and bring in a party less servile to the US. Both events should be welcomed.
The senator faced down family tragedy, personal recklessness, and political setbacks in his long efforts to serve the public.
In reconfirming the Fed chief, his past mistakes and potential actions on inflation need better public scrutiny.
Mercy has a place in justice, but politics and suspicion obscure it in the case of the Lockerbie bomber released to Libya last week.
A relatively high female turnout in many areas showed a desire to keep the Taliban at bay and to gain more rights.
A well-crafted agreement between the US and Switzerland could net far more than the 4,450 suspected American tax dodgers with accounts at banking giant UBS.
The Obama administration hopes all parties will jump into the peace process together. Egypt's Mubarak and other Arab leaders must leap, too.
A US report cites Calderón's progress on human rights. As more legal reforms kick in, Mexicans should not let up on their support.
His surge of troops helps promote a safe and secure vote this Thursday.
A WTO ruling against Beijing's curbs on imports of foreign entertainment is a victory for the rule of law.