Most Americans think that torture was justified in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. The TV drama '24' debuted soon after those attacks and ran for eight seasons. But '24' also showed a cost to those who tortured others, even if the victims were bad guys.
Jeb Bush hasn’t been actively in the middle of the Washington political game for a decade, and politics has changed rapidly since then. He's not an ideologue or a populist – and that's good.
The US has kept its embargo on Cuba in place since 1961 and it hasn't produced regime change, so there's nothing wrong with trying a different path. But Rand Paul better be ready for tough criticism on that point from some GOP primary rivals.
President Obama surprised his friend Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts by calling in to his radio show Thursday. Obama's old parking tickets from his time living in Somerville and Cambridge came up.
When those who hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment then threatened a 9/11-type attack if 'The Interview' was released, major theater groups said they wouldn’t show the film. Sony then canceled its Christmas Day release.
President Obama stood toe-to-toe with faux conservative icon Stephen Colbert on 'The Colbert Report' and held his own (except against the Grumpy Cat video).
Tea party supporters in Naples, Fla., offer a range of views on the remaining GOP presidential candidates. Especially among rank-and-file tea partyers, anything goes.
Congressional aide Elizabeth Lauten resigned Monday after a Facebook post criticizing the teenage daughters of President Obama. If there's one area where most Americans seem united, it's in agreeing that the children of sitting presidents should be off-limits for snide commentary.