Gadhafi's troops have moved on from Misrata, Libya, but not after killing civilians and destroying homes. The city continues to struggle to survive after being left in shambles. Portia Walker of Foreign Policy takes a personal look at the...
Led by Dirk Nowitzki, the underdog team from Dallas could win the NBA title Sunday night against the superstar-driven and heavily favored Miami team, which boasts the talents of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh.
While Congress calls for Weiner to resign after lying about sending unsavory pictures via tweets, it seems to be forgetting the diaper-clad David Vitter scandal of 2007. The Nation's Leslie Savan ponders the double standard.
Too many members in the 28-nation alliance are not contributing as much as they should, the outgoing secretary of defense says. A "two-tier" NATO is unacceptable, he says. And American taxpayers might soon get tired of supporting the...
Advancements in HIV and AIDS treatments may give the impression that the two are under control, but don't be fooled. The Root's Cynthia Gordy shares startling information about widespread budget cuts for HIV and AIDS.
Despite some primary election victories for eccentric or tea party candidates, a presidential victory for these odd politicians is out of the question. Jonathan Bernstein of The New Repiblic explains why.
Today, Alaska officials will release a trove of emails that Sarah Palin sent or received as governor from 2007 to '09. Will this affect her rumored bid for the White House? One answer is no because there are at least five good signs that she...
Even though tests from a sprout farm in Northern Germany failed to detect the Escherichia coli strain that has sickened more than 3,000 and killed 31, German disease gumshoes concluded from the pattern of cases that sprouts are to blame.
The celebrated artist, who also directed films, left his native country in 2006 because of threats on this life. His nude paintings of Hindu gods had angered some. He died Thursday in London, at the age of 95.
A man in Washington state allegedly struck another guy after insisting that the dead animal he was holding was a marten, not a weasel. Well, police say the weapon was a mink which is a member of the weasel family. So are martens, actually.