As the Russian-backed Syrian army threatens to liberate Aleppo, potentially determining the outcome of five years of civil war, Saudi Arabia is challe...
A Brooklynite turned "back-to-the-land" Vermont socialist who honeymooned in the Soviet Union and has far less executive experience than Sarah Palin vs. a fact-free braying bully boy billionaire real estate and gambling mogul bizarrely backed by evangelicals would be crazy enough. Toss in another New Yorker, a billionaire "daddy knows best" ex-mayor and media mogul who is no class traitor and we get the full banana republic experience.
The postponement of the Syrian peace talks until Wednesday at the earliest shows how arduous even setting the basic modalities is and how little ground has been gained by the chief choreographer of the process -- the US.
The past three first ladies; Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, and Hillary Clinton all share a common insincere, yet polished, demeanor inherent with ...
If one believes nay-saying conservatives: It's Obama's fault for Palin's son's PTSD, For hair loss, acne, and the sting of a bee. It's Obama's ...
As individuals, all we can do for now is keep contributing to cancer research, voting for candidates who support intensified research funding, and hoping that this latest moonshot initiative will fulfill our wildest hopes and dreams for controlling this equal-opportunity killer.
At the heart of the Paris Agreement are 195 voluntary national pledges to reduce climate pollution. These pledges broke through decades of gridlock, but if fulfilled, get us only halfway to climate rescue.
In 1971, President Nixon declared a War on Cancer and signed the National Cancer Act of 1971 . So why, 45 years later, is curing cancer the nation's new moonshot? What has happened in the intervening years to think this is now possible?
What makes the problem particularly urgent for the world outside of the Balkans is Macedonia's status as a major transit point for hundreds of thousands of refugees from war-torn regions, such as Syria, who are entering the country -- mostly on their way to seek resettlement in Europe.
Too bad Donald Trump isn't going to deliver a keynote at next week's World Economic Forum in Davos. But the Americans have been less keen on Davos for years.
The intertwining of past and present highlights the necessity of addressing impunity at its core in post-conflict societies, and the perils of not doing so in the immediate transition period.
Thursday's Fox Business News Republican presidential debate in Charleston will likely overshadow Sunday's Democratic debate in that same city.
The question remains as to whether, in the future, the shared value in the coffee served at the White House will perpetuate or end poverty, not only in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras but also everywhere else where coffee is grown, including Kenya.
President Obama's announcement of a cancer "Moonshot" - with Vice President Joe Biden at the controls - is sending positive shockwaves through the cancer community today. It is the right initiative, at the right time, with the right leader.
I hope you will turn to your loved ones right now and acknowledge all that they have dealt with in loss. Notice their courage, their authenticity and witness their grief. They too have modeled for us so that we can all live to the fullest in 2016.
Too many, tragically, who call themselves Christians have placed aside their faith in God and lifted up the gun as a new false idol.