Obama is on the right course with the pivot to Asia

Tom Donilon is a distinguished fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center. He was national security adviser from 2010 to 2013. Questions have arisen in recent months about the sustainability of the United States’...

Samuelson: Class warfare justified?

Thomas Piketty has taken America’s liberal establishment by storm. Piketty is a French economist who has written a lengthy (577 pages) study, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” intended to provide a powerful intellectual justification for attacking the super-rich....

The Comcast deal would not make things better

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A close reading of the Constitution

George F. Will’s April 17 op-ed column “Democracy vs. liberty” ascribed to progressives a belief that the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are all about one word, “democracy,” which doesn’t appear in those documents. Against that supposed view, Mr....

Reinterpreting the ban on the sale of ivory

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Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

This image provided by Tony Cheval shows the scene of an accident Sunday April 20, 2014 where an alleged drunk driver ran into the home killing a 16-year-old girl in Palmdale, Calif. A Sheriff’s Department spokesman said that 20-year-old Roberto Rodriguez of Palmdale...
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Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

With the Colorado state capitol building visible in the background, partygoers dance and smoke pot on the first of two days at the annual 4/20 marijuana festival in Denver, Saturday April 19, 2014. The annual event is the first 420 marijuana celebration since retail marijuana...

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft’s “Oscar Mayer Classic...

Communities Rally To Fight Back Against Heroin

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Some communities are trying to fight back against the scourge of heroin, with rallies, town halls, and social media. In southwest Ohio’s Butler County, heroin deaths are increasing at stunning rates and communities have turned to a task force, town...

Communities Rally To Fight Back Against Heroin

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Some communities are trying to fight back against the scourge of heroin, with rallies, town halls, and social media. In southwest Ohio’s Butler County, heroin deaths are increasing at stunning rates and communities have turned to a task force, town...