The White House review of Uganda’s law to imprison gays will bring sanctions including aid diverted to NGOs and a cancelled Air Force exercise. But military assistance is untouched.
The Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling gives both sides an issue around which to mobilize voters as midterms loom. But Democrats might get a bigger boost.
The bodies of the three yeshiva students were recovered near Hebron. Israel’s deputy defense minister called for the destruction of Hamas, which threatened retaliation in turn.
In Seattle this weekend, a school bus rigged up as a food truck will start selling items infused with marijuana. The menu includes truffle popcorn, peanut butter and jelly, and a Vietnamese pork banh mi, reports the Los Angeles Times.It may become an increasingly typical sight in Washington State, one of two states where the possession and sale of pot […]
While the fight is heating up in Florida over a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana, voters in Oregon and Alaska will decide whether to join Colorado and Washington in legalizing recreational use.
Never has America’s under-18 population been more racially and ethnically diverse, new census data show.
The taunting of a female city councilor is a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s drive for ‘womenomics.’ Mr. Abe wants 30 percent of senior managers to be women by 2020.
The Clinton Foundation’s Too Small to Fail is joining forces with pediatricians and others in a literacy push aimed at low-income families: prescribed reading.
Summer camp isn’t just roasting marshmallows anymore. ‘Extreme’ camps have children stunt diving, dirt biking, and more.
Sen. Thad Cochran is facing a tight runoff in the Republican primary with tea party-backed Chris McDaniel. Looking for an edge, he’s appealing to African-American voters.
The tendency among Americans to be more conservative on social issues is shifting, mainly because of changing attitudes among Democrats and younger people.
The Islamist insurgency in Iraq illustrates intelligence challenges in an increasingly unstable region, pointing to the potential for attacks in the US itself.
Mattel has launched Entrepreneur Barbie, an ‘independent professional [who] is ready for the next big pitch.’ As part of the doll’s marketing, Entrepreneur Barbie has partnered up with eight real-life entrepreneurs.
Forty years ago, the hirola numbered in the thousands. But through famine, war, and bad policy, their numbers have dropped to a mere 400 individuals.
A robust Israeli security operation to bring home three kidnapped teenagers has turned into a much wider crackdown on Hamas, which could potentially lead to a violent escalation after years of relative calm.
David and Charles – two of the four Koch brothers and the sixth richest people in the world – are regularly accused of buying elections.
President Obama will soon sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against gays, lesbians, and others based on their sexual orientation. The gay-rights lobby has long wanted this measure.
One of the iconic locations of the Watergate scandal will soon be no more.No, we’re not talking about the Watergate complex itself, where the most famous burglars in American political history broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters on June 17, 1972 — 42 years ago on Tuesday. Nor is it the former Howard Johnson […]
The government has put several Birmingham schools on probation amid accusations that Islamic conservatives were trying to take them over. But the reality is more nuanced.
While scandal engulfs the V.A., soldiers are supporting other soldiers as they cope with the invisible scars of combat. It may be their most important mission yet.