Drone Strikes More Defensible Than Torture?

Victor Davis Hanson, NROThere are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary...

December 18, 2014

The Government's Math Is Masking the True Cost of College

Many of the students now applying to U.S. colleges and universities have almost no idea what it will...

December 18, 2014

Latest News: U.S.-Cuba, Putin on Russia, Stephen Colbert

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

December 18, 2014


City Room: New York Today: Goodbye to Fracking

Thursday: Environmentalists celebrate in the streets, gusty weather, and the quest for a quieter jackhammer.

December 18, 2014

U.S. Plans to Sue New York Over Rikers Island Conditions

Federal prosecutors are concerned about what they see as the slow pace of reforms at the jail complex,...

December 18, 2014

DealBook: A Steep Slide in Law School Enrollment Accelerates

The 37,924 full- and part-time students who started classes this fall represent a 30 percent decline...

December 18, 2014


Sony: From Hack Victim to Gutless Coward

Tom Bevan, RealClearPoliticsLike most Americans, I followed the news about the hacking of Sony Pictures...

December 18, 2014

DealBook: Whistle-Blower on Countrywide Mortgage Misdeeds to Get $57 Million

Edward O’Donnell, a former Countrywide Financial executive, helped federal prosecutors force Bank of America...

December 18, 2014

ABB Board Proposes Peter Voser as Chairman

ABB Ltd. said it was proposing the former chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell as its next chairman,...

December 18, 2014


 

A Reply to Michael Ramirez's Pro-Torture Cartoon

Political cartoonist Michael Ramirez has waded into the torture debate with his latest at Investor's...

December 18, 2014

CA Drought Equivalent to Trillions of Gallons of Water

California needs 11 trillion gallons of water to make up for its three-year drought, according to NASA....

December 18, 2014

Brutal Winter Looms for Iraq Refugees, Until...

Unlike last Christmas, many Iraqi Christians say they're finding little to celebrate this year.

December 18, 2014


Why Congress Gave In to Medical Marijuana

Congress may have tried to stop residents of the nation's capital from being able to light up joints...

December 17, 2014

Obama Just Ended the Stupidest Part of U.S. Foreign Policy

For at least 35 years, the U.S. embargo on diplomatic or commercial dealings with Cuba has been the single...

December 17, 2014

Marco Rubio's Cuban Conundrum

If you were watching the television coverage Wednesday of President Obama's historic shift on Cuba policy,...

December 17, 2014


 

Photos: Everyday life in Cuba

December 18, 2014

Putin: 'We're not warmongers'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is ready to mediate in the Ukraine crisis and denied...

December 18, 2014

The man who was 'Stephen Colbert'

Goodbye, Stephen Colbert. We hardly knew you.

December 18, 2014


 

Will Malaysia's Bold Education Goals Help It Become a Developed Nation?

Malaysia has only been independent from Britain since 1957, but its trajectory towards development has been...

December 18, 2014

Terrorist Attacks on Schools Have Soared in the Past 10 Years

Tuesday’s attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, which claimed the lives of 132 children and nine...

December 17, 2014

After Pakistan Attack, 'the Smallest Coffins Are the Heaviest'

Yesterday morning, seven militants from the Pakistani Taliban entered a school in Peshawar, Pakistan,...

December 17, 2014


When Helping Rape Victims Hurts a College’s Reputation

The day after Rolling Stone published its now-notorious feature about a gruesome fraternity gang rape...

December 17, 2014

Pakistan's Blackest Day

This morning, I awoke to images of the same school uniform I wore as a kid cloaking dead and bloodied...

December 17, 2014

Is the SAT an Exam Only Rich Kids Can Game?

I scored a perfect 1600 when I took the SAT in 2004. A year after graduating from Princeton, I founded...

December 16, 2014


Evangelical Colleges: Unlikely Allies in #BlackLivesMatter

Responses to the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18 year-old Michael Brown have...

December 16, 2014

The Plight of Being a Gay Teacher

Very early in his career teaching in New York, Glenn Bunger witnessed a student getting called "faggot"...

December 16, 2014

Vulnerable in the Field: Sex Assault Is Common Among Scientists

When she was a graduate student, geobiologist A. Hope Jahren planned to study a little-understood body...

December 15, 2014