The Monitor's language columnist takes a closer look at a superlative turn of phrase that keeps popping up in Washington.
Watch for new US and Venezuelan ambassadors and cooperation on the drug war.
At Bangkok meeting, they cheer support for needle exchanges but urge further steps toward 'harm reduction.'
After meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II, he emphasized his commitment to Palestinian statehood – a top concern among Arabs.
The legislation will increase spending on federal community-service programs by 25 percent.
Those who wrote the memos are not in the clear, he says, but any investigation must be above partisanship.