David Broder covered national politics for the Washington Post for 45 years. The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, who died Wednesday, set an example of fairness and tenacity.
In light of International Women's Day, The Enough Project is honoring women working to end atrocities in Africa. Today they introduce Lynn Nottage, whose play "Ruined" tells the world about rape in the Congo.
The overall endgame in the Middle East is not clear. But as the region is engulfed in radical change, the Obama administration faces a policy dilemma: Should it encourage the progression to democracy, or preserve autocratic leaders who offer allegiance to the US?
Republicans bent on cutting foreign aid have forgotten their patriotic, moral duty. We better ourselves and bring pride to the US by feeding the starving, healing the sick, teaching the young, housing the exposed, and supporting democracy. And we help prevent terrorism.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
If you're an American, you know that George Washington was "the Father of Our Country." But how many of us really know what that means? As we celebrate his 279th birthday, here are five outstanding books that help to bring George Washington and his accomplishments to light.
House Speaker John Boehner says 'so be it' if budget cutting puts government employees out of work. In the end, would that help the unemployment rate or hurt it?
Chocolates disappear, flowers fade, and jewelry goes out of style. But books remain forever. If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift, one of the following titles is sure to suit.
As southern Sudan heads toward independence, Driuni Jakani works to promote peace, small farming, and the rights of women.
Thirteen writers give voice to their experiences in Soviet prison camps.