President Barack Obama should use his last months in office to take on what he has described as "the same cycles of periodic conflicts between the police and communities."
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Long before the age of texting, U.S. President Warren Harding likely was more unguarded in his love letters to a mistress than any modern politician could hope to be.
Despite its recent big win, the tea party wing in the U.S. Congress has no more than the ability to say no, to wreak havoc and to generally make House Speaker John Boehner's life miserable. Insiders still set the agenda.
Hillary Clinton's book, "Hard Choices," is another tease in the dance of the seven veils. Her book is neither fish nor fowl, neither an autobiography like Barack Obama's "Audacity of Hope" nor a thrown-together candidate presentation like Mitt Romney's "No Apology: The Case for ...
The week before last Pope Francis and U.S. President Barack Obama separately weighed on what each would do about the growing gap between the rich and poor. The pontiff was more moral and dramatic, while the president had to couch his analysis in ...
There may be fertile ground for reducing the number of sexual assaults in the U.S. military: Why not round up those in charge of handling sexual-assault cases?