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.
Instead of a binding treaty, he may be forced into patchwork solutions because Congress won't act.
He holds a bolder card just before talks with Tehran about its nuclear program around the corner.
The president's claim that his restrictions would only further free trade falls flat. Here's why.
Yes, regulatory reform needs to pass, but the president also points toward ethical reform.
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.