The word for the path of the planets has a common ancestor with the term for the words that get left out.
The problem of poverty in America defies easy answers. But it has often been approached only through a liberal lens. A few Republicans are trying to change that.
If President Obama wants to do anything on immigration, it will probably have to come through executive action. Depending on what he does and when, that could kick the current impeachment talk to a new level.
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç equated public laughter by women with immorality. Women in Turkey have responded with a Twitter campaign of images of themselves laughing.
By charging a former head of internal security, China's Communist Party suggests that no top leader is immune from the law. Will it now also accept that the party itself should be held accountable?
Student loan debt is a big issue, and Democrats are increasingly talking about it in an effort to get voters to the polls in key states this November.
Paul Ryan, talking up his antipoverty program at a Monitor breakfast, also says suing President Obama, rather than impeaching him, is the 'responsible' thing to do.
McDonald's can be held liable for wage and labor violations by its franchisees, according to a ruling Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board. The decision could mean more leverage for fast-food workers, but not before McDonald's and the rest of the restaurant industry fight to have it reversed.