While the floods in Missouri and Louisiana do not mean Asian carp are any closer to the Great Lakes than they were yesterday, they do serve as a serious reminder that a multi-tiered solution is the best answer.
When Nick Reich was hired as a social worker at the school in 2007 and decided to take on the basketball coaching position in his spare time, he wasn't expected to lead the Pumas to a state championship.
If Indiana succeeds in its draconian withdrawal of women's health services, it is not hard to imagine that other states will follow, and women nationwide will be left high and dry for basic services.
The recent revelation by the president and CEO of the Phoenix Suns that he is gay is another step toward cracking the door to one of the last vestiges of homophobia: the sports world.
Ms. Rhee's missive intentionally avoids some very glaring problems, leading one to suspect her motivation and the motivation of other conservatives who press for vouchers and school choice.
Several years ago, when I traced Barack Obama's roots to Moneygall in County Offaly, Ireland, I never imagined that he would visit his ancestral hometown as President, but on May 23rd, that's exactly what he's going to do.
We've laid down the law that entertaining ourselves by pitting one animal against another in bloody combat is cruel and unethical. However, few Americans are aware that there is "entertainment" even nastier than dog or cockfighting.
Democracy link of the day: Redistricting as it should be in Indiana (and the United States). News summary: British referendum on alternative vote exp...
The voucher program signed into Indiana law today will not only expand state control over schools by requiring adherence to a single curriculum, it will also cut into the market for non-accredited schools.
What do you do when your husband disappears from your bed one night, leaves you with $6 million in debt, and turns out to be a total fraud? If you're Michelle Kramer, you pick yourself up, dust yourself off and get a Ph.D. in psychology.
In 1968, sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee carried picket signs with four simple but powerful words: "I AM A Man." These workers -- African-Ame...
Republican overreach is in the air. You can see it, smell it, taste it everywhere, as you have in years past. And the only surprise is that is that it happened so quickly this time around.
When a person suffering from mental illness happens to be a pregnant woman, she does not lose her right to be treated like other human beings experiencing the same problems.
After launching Sunshine Week with yesterday's successful Advisory Committee on Transparency event, it's a good time to reflect on positive transparen...
The law's many loopholes allow and encourage educators to cheat. It says that everyone has to be proficient by 2014 but lets states decide what constitutes proficiency. This is an invitation to deceive.
You can't have the benefits of selling to a rich society without the costs of maintaining a rich society. It's either the unions or taxes. Take your pick.