Dear Dave: My husband lost his job last week. The good news is we’re completely debt-free, and we have a six-month emergency fund saved up. I work part-time, since we have young children, and I’ve been bringing home about $800 a month. Should we cut our budget down to bare bones now, or do y…

The year was 1972 and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the left because of the increasing body count and lies from generals and politicians about “progress” toward defeating the communists.

The judge took 130 pages to explain that Harvard’s “holistic review” admissions policies — which include ascribing particular attributes to certain ethnicities, such as Asian Americans, and assessing the value to Harvard of those attributes — are, considering 41 years of Supreme Court preced…

Here’s an excerpt from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s opening statement on Sept. 26, the day the acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, testified before the committee. Schiff is talking about the now-infamous phone conversation between President Donald…

A 1961 “Twilight Zone” episode starred Peter Falk as a Central American revolutionary whose paranoia eventually leads to his destruction. The dictator he has deposed tells him about a mirror given to him by “an old woman,” a mirror that will show him who’s plotting to assassinate him. The re…

Imagine you see someone standing on the sidewalk as a car passes by, going through a mud puddle that splashes all over him. The next day you read about the event in a newspaper. The headline says, "Auto Driver Tries to Drown Pedestrian," and you realize you are reading The New York Times, th…

Dear Dave: I’ve heard lots of different theories and recommendations when it comes to paying off debt. Why do you advise paying off debts from smallest to largest? — Marlee

The debate about political power and authority among those who profess the Christian faith has raged since the 1st Century. In modern America, the debate raged throughout Jimmy Carter’s presidency and more recently through the presidencies of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. The debate now loo…

SEOUL, South Korea — In 1950, when Han Sung-joo was 10, shrapnel from an artillery shell lodged in his hip. This happened as Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s troops, fresh from the bold Incheon landing, were retaking this city — it would be lost and retaken again — after North Korea’s June invasion.…

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When a witness in a murder case is himself murdered just days after a high-profile trial, it is both right and appropriate for a community to …

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If you go to Disney.com and search for “Winnie the Pooh,” your search returns 946 results. Perform the same search in China, and you get “404 …

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The Washington Post on international reaction to Facebook's plan to encrypt all of its messaging services:

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