This, apparently, is “normal” in the United States: Earlier this week, in the small town of Benton, Kentucky, a high school sophomore walked onto his campus and started shooting, wounding several schoolmates and killing two ...
In a speech on the Iran deal President Obama chastised Dick Cheney and his ilk. He didn't mention the former vice president by name, but few in the audience would have missed the reference.
It is quite rare for police officers to be convicted and sent to prison for their unjustified violence, no matter the evidence against them.
No, Trump's appeal won't last. But the prejudices that are animating so many aging GOP primary voters are more enduring
The United States has a higher rate of unintended pregnancies than virtually any other industrialized country.
The building of America was a violent, oppressive, and racist undertaking, not simply a virtuous tale of brave men breaking away from the overweening British Empire.
Having spent the past five years viciously battling the Affordable Care Act, Republican leaders are worried that the U.S. Supreme Court may grant them a victory.
As brave and capable as they are, U.S. troops cannot calm every conflict. The best way to honor our armed forces is to refrain from sending them recklessly to war.
The United States locks up a larger proportion of its citizens than any other nation in the world. Mass incarceration has exacted a terrible cost -- on state budgets, on black neighborhoods, on economic and ...