When Donald Trump portrays America’s cities as hellholes of runaway crime and social collapse, what on earth is he talking about?
The bright line seems to be outright bribery. Anything short of that is considered — for everyone — acceptable corruption.
Via satellite, Simone Biles carries the American flag in the Rio Olympics closing ceremonies.
The first time I saw my father cry, he had just put down the children’s paperback “Roberto Clemente: Young Baseball Hero.”
I have a cool party trick: I can stick silverware to my head. What’s even cooler is that the magnet in my head has also improved my hearing.
What has happened to the religious intellectuals, the thinkers taken seriously by nonbelievers as well as believers?
This foundation scandal is in the realm in between “perfectly ethical and legal” behavior and illegal behavior.
I find it hard to vote for either of the grifters the major parties put up this year. What’s a conservative to do? I will be like Dad ...
Despite the well-deserved attention to water contamination, the highest lead readings come from residual lead in soil and lead-based paint.
The EPA must resist pressure to set a low standard.
Like Churchill, Mr. Trump possesses the resolve to never give up in a world that is increasingly hostile to our values.
Short-term careerism prevails over the virtues of pursuing a life’s vocation
She has deeply damaged whatever public trust remained — and for a candidate, this can be fatal.
Every year, Washington greets welfare reform’s anniversary by arguing about it. This time, celebrate with less talk and more action.
The 1,500, or “metric mile,” was once the glamour event of Olympic track and field. An American won this year, but was overshadowed.
The notion that denying posthumous glorification will reduce terrorism is based on a confused and confusing view of contemporary jihadis.
The Clinton Foundation will not accept foreign money. Until it does.
He is a rich man who aspires to combine business with politics and has an entirely cynical and instrumental attitude toward both.
The water cities need to grow is getting more expensive, because they’re failing to protect the nature that purifies it.
The mayor of Cannes, just 15 miles from Nice, the site of a terrorist attack last month, has banned use of burkinis.
Now that U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey claims he opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he should pledge to oppose it in the lame-duck session, too.
Nineteen years after meeting someone under the worst circumstances, I ended up at her wedding. It might have all happened for a reason.
Do not underestimate his ability to pivot (and take the advice of Kellyanne Conway)
Owning property has long been touted as a surefire ticket into the middle class. Not so. Why should our tax policies promote it?
The rich have been finding loopholes since even before it was enacted, and its contribution to revenues has dropped precipitously
Feeling guilty about racial injustice isn’t the point; the point is doing something about it
Genealogical detective work led to an emotional meeting with relatives overseas, writes Dan Kasper.
The bureaucratic burden has been immense, driving up expenses throughout the system.
The Donald Trump Comedy Hour
Where for 40 years the U.S.-Egypt alliance anchored the Middle East, a Russia-Iran condominium is now dictating events
The Affordable Care Act has defied doomsayers, but Aetna delivered the bad news this week that it’s pulling out of many exchanges.
Recently, we took part in the graduation of our son from medical school. Less than two weeks later, we watched him struggle to survive.
I don’t think about my heart unless it hums in my ears or when a nurse holds a stethoscope against the crook of my arm.
Today, I’m content to forgo having a gun. Too easy for accidents to happen, too hard to get my glasses on in time.
In this horrifying non-event, many of the errors the U.S. has made in response to the 9/11 attacks — 15 years ago — were exemplified.
Too many no longer believe they can count on any Democrat to defend how they live and worship.
Mr. Trump might convince his followers that the system defeated him — and that may have serious consequences for our democracy.
“Devastating and overwhelming.” Those are the conditions in the ancient and once-great metropolis of Aleppo.
Quit sneering at the host of the Summer Games. The dynamic country will overcome its problems.
A wild man and a populist, he’s the kick to the system. His message is one of caring and concern for very average ordinary people.
Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership would be a bad trade deal for Pennsylvanians.
But bad rules that no country has any intention of enforcing would be better scrapped.
What this technologically advanced, mind-bending experiment upon the human psyche ultimately brings us, no one knows.
As Trump consumes attention, Hillary Clinton is getting away with policy malpractice.
Three professors were informed that they will be “subject to discipline” if they try to ban concealed handguns from their classrooms.
We admire athletes for respecting the integrity of what they do. We need the same attitude toward politics.
No state is more central to Mr. Trump’s uphill quest than Pennsylvania, which has voted Democratic in the last six presidential elections.
The question arises. Is a new refrigerator worth the cost for the time I have left?
Clean energy is creating more jobs than fossil fuels and will protect the commonwealth from the worst effects of climate change.
Yes, but first you have to realize that it’s neither a disease nor a moral failing