The baggage we carry from our ethnic and national backgrounds can keep people poor but it can also change, and faster than you'd think. Charles Kenny of Foreign Policy talks about cultural revolution it's not just an American thing.
The president isn't going toward the center anytime soon, and neither is the budget. Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard sees the president's insistence on tax hikes and increased government spending as evidence of a leader who is left and...
Clearly, something isn't working. The U.S. has been downgraded, the stock market is dropping and many Americans are unemployed. Jonathan Cohn of The New Republic believes the president is hinting at a stimulus package and, if so, it needs to...
The Labor Department delivered another piece of tepid news that doesn't bode well for hiring. That and more stories in today's news wrap.
The former GOP senator said the decisions that have to be made to control future debt will be "like giving dry birth to a porcupine"
The discovery will be a big disappointment to millions of women who started taking soy after the Women's Health Initiative showed in 2002 that estrogen supplements increase the menopausal women's risk of blood clots, stroke and...
New York Times reporter Andrea Elliot profiles the Brooklyn lawyer behind the anti-Shariah movement. She says David Yerushalmi "has come to exercise a striking influence over American public discourse about Shariah."
Speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve may announce another round of monetary easing helped the Dow and European indices regain their poise. But Asian markets saw broad declines.
The Wisconsin recall election is here and all of America is watching. John McCormack of The Weekly Standard explains who's competing and why as well as what a Democratic win might mean for Republicans.
It's time for the recall elections in Wisconsin. John Nichols of The Nation believes this is the picture of democracy and, to get ready for the big event, he's prepared a question and answer primer to explain what this means for Democrats...