Robert Gates, the former Defense Secretary who now serves as head of the Boy Scouts Of America, has called for an end to that organizations ban on gay Scout Leaders.
Bill and Hillary Clinton have done quite well for themselves of the speaking circuit.
Jeb Bush will not participate in this year’s version of the Iowa Straw Poll.
Pundits and political scientists agree that, if the 2016 presidential election were today, we’d have a much better idea who would win.
We’re down to debating whether bigots should have to sell cakes to gay people.
Reversing a previous decision, Sony will allow The Interview to be screened in a small number of theaters.
NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot dead while sitting in their patrol car In Brooklyn. And those suggesting that anyone other than the killer has “blood on their hands” are being absurd.
More interesting developments from the Supreme Court on what has been one of the biggest legal stories of 2014.
As expected, the Senate passed the so-called “Cromnibus,” but not before a self-aggrandizing maneuver by Ted Cruz ended up being exploited by Democrats to pass outstanding nominations.
Some on the left are suggesting Democrats should write off the South for the foreseeable future, but that would be as foolish as Republicans assuming that their dominance in the region will last as long as Democratic dominance did in the century after the Civil War.
All the warnings of violence in the wake of an expected imminent announcement from the Grand Jury in the Michael brown case could become self-fulfilling prophecy.
Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie picked an odd issue on which to start his closing argument to Virginia voters.
The N.F.L. and the British Government are both behind the idea of a franchise in London, but the idea doesn’t really make sense for the league, or the game.
We’ve become aware of failures in how we’ve handled the Ebola situation. The response is to figure out what went wrong and do our best to fix it, not to panic.
Another health care worker in Dallas is being treated for exposure to the Ebola Virus.
A second case, and the first person to apparently contract Ebola on U.S. soil. But, that’s no reason to panic.
The security lapses at the Secret Service just continue to mount.
A major voting rights ruling out of North Carolina.
It’s beginning to look like the 2016 race for the Republican nomination will have its own collection of oddballs.
To some extent, we seem to be becoming overprotective.
Much of the criticism of Hobby Lobby, and Citizens United before it, is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of what those decisions stand for.
Native American names are everywhere.
The First Amendment protects government employees who testify truthfully.
Should the police be able to track you without a warrant? One Federal Appeals Court says no.
A debunking of the origin story actually aids the case that the motivation was not racist. It doesn’t matter.
The last known case of smallpox happened in 1977. Is it time to destroy the virus?
A bizarre case in Alabama highlights a more bizarre judicial precedent.