I intended this column to focus on Elizabeth Economy’s important new book, "The World According to China," which describes Xi Jinping’s vision for China’s future dominance in the world.
Even as the United States grapples with a succession of COVID-19 variants, vaccination mandates face more legal challenges.
Just hours after the news broke that Mitch Landrieu would manage the administration’s new infrastructure program, the first 2024 presidential speculation emerged about the former New Orleans mayor.
A second civil war seems far-fetched. But do we ignore the possibility at our peril? Or do we turn it into a self-fulfilling prophecy by talking about it too much?
On Dec. 14, 2020, 20 prominent Pennsylvania Democrats gathered in Harrisburg — in a ceremony shorn of some of its pomp and circumstance because of COVID-19, but witnessed by a gaggle of reporters — to cast the state’s Electoral College votes for the president-elect, Joe Biden. They dropped t…
Is America a Christian nation? Should it be? What does it even mean for a country to be a Christian nation, or a nation of any other religion? These were among the questions Pastor Jim Eaton of Mosaic Church in Frederick, Maryland, and I discussed for the National Day of Dialogue.
As Joe Biden nears the first anniversary of his presidency next week, he faces the same main challenge that confronted him at the outset: end the COVID pandemic and restore normalcy to American life.
Pope Francis seems like a decent man whose humility and enlightened thinking sometimes put him at odds with more traditional segments of the Catholic Church. But good for him. I’ll like him even more when he raises women to equal status in the church, which they’ll never have until they can …
For the third straight day last week, the Chicago Teachers Union canceled classes, choosing to return to virtual learning and citing dangers from the omicron variant as their excuse.
No one would have believed this possible only a few years ago, but nuclear energy has been creeping up in public estimation, despite its long record of unfulfilled promise and cataclysmic missteps.
Hypocrisy and lies from politicians are so rampant in Washington that hardly anyone pays them much attention anymore. Perhaps that is why our cynicism about so many things political deepens and distrust of our institutions is pervasive.
President Joe Biden was addressing America from the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall on Thursday morning, at a lectern bearing the presidential seal that had been precisely placed in the center of this historic chamber for what would be a most un-festive commemorative ceremony.
Many Americans object to taking the coronavirus vaccine. The objection seems to be that it is a loss of freedom.
What do the people who are literally up in arms (as in AR-15s, etc.) over mask and vaccine mandates do about other government mandates, like d…
Carrie Matthews Recreation Center in Northwest Decatur, which opened in 1969, has functioned as a viable city-owned and -operated facility in …