President Obama is not enjoying the best of times in his foreign policy, which has resulted in criticism. But President Bush went about things in exactly the opposite way and was also pilloried. Maybe this foreign policy thing is just hard.
The nuclear industry is lining up heavy hitters from past administrations to convince Congress and the public that nuclear power represents a solution to climate change. But safety fears post-Fukushima, along with concerns about high building costs and the lack of permanent storage for spent fuel rods, remain big hurdles.
Self-made wealthy people are disappearing – six of today's 10 wealthiest Americans are heirs to prominent fortunes after being 'born into the right family,' writes Robert Reich. What does this mean for the rest of the US?
Calls for revenge are particularly strong after Israelis learn of three teens killed on the West Bank. But the response to this violence calls for cool intelligence and higher concepts of justice.
Barbara Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, welcomes the sixth class of Global Health Corps fellows for two weeks of training. The Global Health Corps places young professionals and recent college graduates in fellowships with health organizations in the United States and Africa for a year of service.