Chinese authorities completed their task of removing yet another cross from a church today, nearly a week after a group of Christians tried to stop the government's anti-church campaign.
Americans may have to get used to life with less salt as the FDA is drafting voluntary guidelines for the food industry to lower sodium levels in food.
Ron Wyden, Mark Udall, and Rand Paul on how to end the NSA dragnet, Lawrence Wright on ISIS’s brutal strategy in Iraq, Justin Webb on why the Republican implosion could harm Hillary, Murong Xuecun on China’s crackdown on ‘evil cults’, Kavitha A. Davidson on Tony Gwynn.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, firmly lamented gun violence as a women’s issue as their political action committee, Americans for Responsible Solutions, gears up to support candidates in the 2014 midterm elections.
Fred Hiatt on the blame-game over Iraq, Charles M. Blow on growing American political partisanship, Chris Goodfellow on Flight MH370 after 100 days, Dean Baker on charities that make the rich richer, Rebecca Schuman on the laptop in the classroom debate.
With Father's Day upon us, we got to remembering the movies we watched with our dads growing up. True classics of the Dad Movie genre, like Field of Dreams ... and Natural Born Killers.
Barack Obama and Tony Abbott on the new challenges facing their countries, Catherine Rampell on why eliminating teacher tenure won’t improve education, Colby Buzzell on what happens when you leave a war early, Parker Marie Molloy on the fight for transgender insurance equality, William Pesek on China’s bubble millionaires.
Sure, you can go to any bar in New York City to catch the World Cup, but what better place to watch the first beautiful game of the 2014 tournament than the place where the world comes to settle its other differences?.
Two more women have been killed by hanging in the space over two days in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.
The economic and emotional fallout from the great recession led to more than 10,000 extra suicides across North America and Europe, according to new research.
Suzanne Goldberg on Hillary Clinton and the highest glass ceiling, Nussaibah Younis on why the army alone can’t save Iraq, Harold Meyerson on what Cantor’s loss means to the immigration debate, Simon Critchley on why there’s no such thing as a bad World Cup, Michele Simon on the the flip-flop over the school lunch debate.
Harry Potter creator and author J.K. Rowling has waded into the debate over Scottish independence by donating £1 million ($1.6 million) to the 'No' campaign that supports keeping Scotland and the United Kingdom together.
David Beckham’s plans to bring his own football team to Miami were dealt a big blow after the city rejected his plans to build a waterfront stadium.
George Clooney and John Prendergast on Sudan’s silent suffering, Jonathan Chait on Eric Cantor’s shocking primary defeat, Sue Miller wonders when mass shootings became mundane in America, Tom Rogan on why we’re losing the war on terror, Amy B. Dean on unionization at college.
The editor-in-chief of The Hill on news recommendations from Pulitzer Prize-winning Facebook friends, switching between American and British vocabulary for his children, and reading presidential letters for fun.
The World Cup is a matter of days away now, which means a steady stream of psychic animals continue to join the roster of football prognosticators. Today, it's a pair of camels.
Jules Boykoff on why you should root for World Cup protesters, Jeffrey Toobin on how Citizens United shaped the climate change debate, Michael J. Allen on the pre-Bergdahl precedent for prisoner exchange, Michael McGough on the increasing number of married priests, Brian Beutler on why the American far-right are more violent than the far-left.
Ann Friedman on why we need to bring back the World's Fair, Charles M. Blow on the troubling extent of America's religious literalism, Jordan Fraade on Upworthy's click-bait lifestyle liberalism, David Blair on why Ukraine’s heavy-handed approach is the wrong one, Robert J. Samuelson on Obama’s climate plan vs. Obama’s climate reality.
Roger Cohen on Obama and the 70th anniversary of D-Day, Brian Fairbanks on the political implications of a beard, B.R. Oppenheimer on NASA's funding crisis, Zaid Jilani on the Georgia Democrat that has the GOP scared, Andrew Leonard on the Libertarian tinge of Silicon Valley.
Now that droning vuvuzelas have been officially banned from the World Cup this year, you’ll probably be hearing a lot more of the musical phenomenon that is the football song.