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Apple CEO: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom ’ laws are dangerous

In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP) By Tim Cook March 29 at 8:21 PM Tim Cook is chief executive of Apple. There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country. A...

Diehl: Obama’s next earthquake

By Jackson Diehl Deputy editorial page editor March 29 at 7:58 PM President Obama’s rhetorical assault on Benjamin Netanyahu last week was in part the product of pique. But it also set the stage for what could be another crockery-breaking bid by Obama for a foreign policy...

What else is Iran hiding?

By Ali Alfoneh and Reuel Marc Gerecht March 29 at 8:00 PM Ali Alfoneh and Reuel Marc Gerecht are senior fellows at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. We don’t know all that has transpired in the talks on Iran’s nuclear program being conducted...
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Editorial: We don’t need labels telling us our food has been genetically modified

A tomato breeder displays varieties grown at the Monsanto Co. facility in California. Photographer: Noah Berger/Bloomberg (Noah Berger/Bloomberg) By Editorial Board March 29 at 7:36 PM E IGHTY-EIGHT percent of scientists polled by the Pew Research Center in January said...

Samuelson: Partners in budget posturing

By Robert J. Samuelson March 29 at 7:58 PM When it comes to the federal budget, what consistently unites Democrats and Republicans is their common capacity to lie to themselves, lie to the public and postpone any serious discussion of the central issues of government spending and...

Dionne: Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal

By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion writer March 29 at 7:58 PM Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic caucus that many of his colleagues will miss him. But they will. Charismatic he is not. He sometimes stumbles in his...
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Editorial: Texas license plates, revenue and speech

A sample of the proposed Texas plate before the Supreme Court. (Texas Department of Motor Vehicles/via Associated Press) By Editorial Board March 28 at 6:52 PM WHEN YOU look at the specialty license plate on the car in front of you, who do you think is communicating a message —...
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Editorial: A silver lining at U-Va.

Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo speaks during a news conference on March 23. (Melody Robbins/Associated Press) By Editorial Board March 28 at 6:53 PM INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION by Charlottesville police found no “substantive basis” to support the Rolling Stone account...

Editorial: Do not abandon No Child Left Behind

By Editorial Board March 28 at 6:53 PM U.S. EDUCATION officials in February had some modestly good news to announce: the nation’s high school graduation rate had inched up to a historic high. This month came even more encouraging news: Those rates have improved for all...
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Stop the ‘barrel bombs’ in Syria

Smoke billows from the scene of a reported barrel bomb attack in Aleppo on March 5. (Zein Al-Rifai/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Raed al Saleh March 27 at 9:21 PM Raed al Saleh is head of the Syrian Civil Defense. No words can adequately describe what it is like to...