Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks.
As the human circus of presidential politics has plodded along for what seems a decade now, a revolution has been taking place in the ever-more-dignified animal kingdom.
Be careful what you put on social media, what you choose to keep a record of, what kind of information is vulnerable and therefore should be carefully protected from the ruinous reach of hackers.
Let's set aside for a moment any concerns about the character, history and political philosophy of the five remaining presidential candidates: Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders along with Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
One treasury secretary has saved another. Isn't that the way of the world? History has its eyes on you, Jacob Lew.
One of the most effective political ads of the season features women repeating the many derogatory statements Donald Trump has made about the fairer sex.
Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America.
When it comes to rhetoric, Plato was right and Aristotle -- not so much.
In a recent column Dennis Prager made an acute observation. "The vast majority of leading conservative writers ... have a secular outlook on life. ... They are unaware of the disaster that godlessness in the West has led to."
A few days before Bernie Sanders lost badly in the New York primary, 27,000 souls filled Washington Square Park, many wildly cheering him on.
The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some conservatives supporting him.
Dear white people: As you no doubt know, the water crisis in Flint, Mich., returned to the headlines last week with news that the state attorney general is charging three government officials for their alleged roles in the debacle. It makes this a convenient moment to deal with something that has irked me about the way this disaster is framed.
African Americans in the South can't get a break when it comes to voting, as history can't deny. After all they've endured through slavery, Jim Crow and the fight for civil rights, their voices are still treated dismissively by tone-deaf politicians who would ask for their votes.
In Samuel Eliot Morison's "The Oxford History of the American People," there is a single sentence about Harriet Tubman.
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