Richard Burr now leads the intelligence committee, but he seems more interested in protecting the agency than holding it accountable.
The American people no longer even notice whole categories of flaws in political rhetoric.
A new poll shows widespread opposition to police officers who turned their back on Mayor Bill de Blasio and instigated a work slowdown.
A glass-half-full take on the controversy
Invading Iraq didn't strengthen America's hand with Tehran. In fact, it did just the opposite.
Neither is the pattern of innocent Muslims suffering in the aftermath of terrorist attacks perpetrated by their radicalized co-religionists.
On the rush to judgment against Phi Kappa Psi
Britain's conservative leader is proposing counterterrorism measures that are dangerous and unworkable.
In letters to the editor, attorneys and students weigh in on covering fraught subjects in school.
The NYPD banned a dangerous, potentially deadly tactic–and then permitted officers to use that tactic with impunity.
Flaws in the Catholic League's statement on Charlie Hebdo
Florida police use sex-crime laws to bait men with no apparent interest in underage trysts.
Defenders of the police department too often ignore credible evidence that its treatment of minorities leaves much room for improvement.
The virtual work stoppage unfolding in New York City illustrates one of several ways that powerful police unions can threaten public safety as they seek political leverage.
"Blue Lives Matter" tees should be permitted too. And adults who forbid these quiet statements of protest are harming the civic education of young people.
The spy agency touts its commitment to transparency and following the rules. But there are many good reasons to reject its characterizations.
A look back at a 29-year-old issue of Better Homes and Gardens
President Obama's choice to lead the intelligence agency has undermined core checks and balances with impunity.
On the outrageous murder of two cops and the faction trying to exploit their deaths for political leverage
Future attorneys have an obligation to face violence and sexual assault in a different way than most.