Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s nominee to be the next secretary of defense, may be making news today…but he’s been reading national and international news since he was a kid.
Hagel’s parents were intensely interested in …
Last year was the hottest ever for the continental U.S.—and it wasn’t even close. Just in case you needed more evidence that the climate really is changing.
Voters in Colorado and Washington recently approved the legalization of marijuana for recreational—not “medical”—purposes. But this hardly means that the business of growing and dispensing of pot will be all fun and games.
It takes real skill to be less appreciated than one of the most phobia-inducing insects on the planet, but somehow Congress managed, hitting new lows in a breaking Public Policy Polling survey that found even cockroaches more appealing.
All along during the NHL lockout, fans have felt like they’ve been held hostage by both sides of the negotiations. But that’s nothing compared to businesses that rely on NHL game-day crowds — and have been laying off workers and …
Hagel’s nomination and inevitable appointment as Secretary of Defense is stirring controversy in the Senate — as it should
In Washington, consolation prizes–pleasing the base, appearing tough and strong, handling negotiations better–are really the only victories in town.
Our emotional response to this rape case erodes the pursuit of justice, for both the victim and the accused.