The games in Sochi are a positive step, but better representation is needed.
50 years after LBJ's war on poverty, America has a pressing need to resume the fight.
Let’s keep our eye on the health care ball — and not on all the partisan bickering.
Films of such breathtaking clarity and historical accuracy are rare indeed.
The shutdown is nothing but a reckless, self-serving act by Republicans.
How the Zimmerman verdict should end this delusion.
Fifty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court established the absolute right to counsel in criminal cases. It’s a right we must continue to defend.
She was an extraordinary human being, and we’re all in her debt.
Hold the high-fives. President Obama’s apparent victory on the fiscal cliff is more like a late-game touchdown that is still being reviewed by replay officials.
The Republican Party’s infamous “Southern Strategy” is dying out, and that’s a good thing.
Fifty-five years ago, nine African-American children wanted to get a good education in Little Rock, Ark. We should salute them today not just for integrating all-white Central High School but also for helping to tear down the old walls of racism.
Forty years after the break-in at the Watergate, our democratic institutions need to be put in better working order or we risk more abuses at the hands of the executive branch.
Amid all of this change, there is unfounded fear and outright hatred.
On April 6, 1712, African slaves in New York City rose up with anger and fury. These African men and women — enslaved and oppressed into an inhuman system — had reached the breaking point.
The housing crisis has been raging since 2007, but the efforts to address the problem have simply dragged the crisis out longer and longer.