'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Syria's civil war turned into a regional conflict when Israeli warplanes bombed a Syrian military base over the weekend to stop weapons from going to Lebanese terrorists, expanding the warring factions and changing "the rules of the game," as one analyst said.
Former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that people are much better off buying a shotgun than a so-called assault weapon if they're trying to protect themselves in their homes — channeling a line repeated emphatically by Vice President Joseph R. Biden earlier this year.
Former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday he believes that an immigration reform bill will pass overwhelmingly in the Democratic-controlled Senate and faces a more uphill climb in the Republican-led House, but that it would ultimately get through Congress.
The White House drew scorn from both sides of the aisle on Tuesday after it refused to send a witness to the first Senate hearing on drone warfare and targeted killings.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow featured a Georgetown University professor on her show Monday night, who suggested that rap may have influenced Tamerlan Tsarnaev just as much as Islam did.
Symbolism matters, and President Obama knows it. When the president spoke at Georgetown University in 2009, his advance team asked that the Roman Catholic university cover an image derived from the first three Greek letters of the name of Jesus Christ.
An Islamic extremist leader believed to be involved in the decade old beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl has been arrested in Karachi, Pakistan.
A global broadcasting operation based in Alabama is offering a different kind of news coverage of the election of a new pope.
Fighting the problem of fake drugs will require creating a national drug-tracking system, the Institute of Medicine said Wednesday.
Candidly, after scanning the contents of "Spying in America," I was dubious. It covers some 180 years of espionage in the United States, told in 33 chapters, some only a few pages in length. Hmmm. What new could be learned from such a cursory treatment?