President Obama's selection of Elena Kagan, the most demonstrably pro-abortion Supreme Court nominee in recent memory, presented a daunting challenge to pro-life leaders, as her 63 Senate votes during Thursday's confirmation attest.
The NBA will open its season with a battle of Big Threes, then offer up the new-look Miami Heat against Kobe Bryant and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day.
Your point is clear: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and his Justice Department are uninterested in defending white voters from intimidation by blacks ("Racialist justice," Commentary & Analysis, Friday). Who would not agree that this is "lawless and dangerous"?
The book has two subtitles, one in the United States and one on the other side of the pond. In the United Kingdom, where Peter Hitchens plies his trade as a popular political columnist for the Mail on Sunday, the subtitle is "Why Faith Is the Foundation of Civilization." Here, it is "How Atheism Led Me to Faith."
A civil rights activist, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and an actress have been named winners of this year's Freedom Awards.
Nothing says Washington quite like the Willard InterContinental Hotel. Nathaniel Hawthorne once noted: "The Willard Hotel more justly could be called the center of Washington than either the Capitol or the White House or the State Department." Located just a block from the White House in the heart of the nation's capital, the Willard has housed or hosted U.S. presidents for a century and a half, beginning with Franklin Pierce in 1853. The Lincoln family stayed there in the week leading up to his inauguration; Richard Nixon used the Willard for his national campaign headquarters.
Not so long ago, most Americans regarded the Fourth of July as "Independence Day" and called it that, celebrating liberty and freedom, prizing independence above all. For the graduates of high school and college, their "Independence Day" marks the breaking away from parents, of moving toward responsibility. For many of us, it's a celebration mixed with more than a little concern. Where will this new independence take the young? What kind of adults will they become? Have we "done good" by them?
A South Dakota minister says he wants to do for religious freedom what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. did for civil rights.
When nearly 90 percent of black Americans tell Black Enterprise magazine that they will vote for a Democrat for president, where does that leave Republicans? More specifically, where does that leave John McCain?