Waiting for the crisis is rarely the best answer. Wisdom foresees danger and opportunity in equal measure. It stops. It digs. And then it acts.
The best way we can, in the long run, support, take care of and honor the troops is to make sure they are among us and not apart from us. Like any true hero, soldiers want to be socialized, not idolized.
Not ones to miss a good tie-in, we're ready to put our proverbial necks on the chopping block and announce this year's "PR Pardons." The list includes companies and individuals we think deserve a second chance in the court of public opinion.
For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse.
WASHINGTON -- Back in the day, when you were working on a cover story for Newsweek, nothing else in the world mattered. On a winter Iowa day in 199...
The future is here now. When digital cameras first came out, it took me awhile to get used to it and I was clinging to film, now I can't imagine using film cameras anymore.
I have no quibble with others' religious beliefs. Those who choose to accept Eben Alexander's interpretation of his experiences are welcome to do so, as far as I'm concerned. There is nothing scientific about Alexander's claims or his"proof."
Few photographs have commanded my full attention. Among them are those that recall our nation's most trying moments, while others recount the world's most atrocious crimes.
Whenever we equate the radical fringe, whether they be Muslim extremists or Christian fundamentalists, with the majority of a particular religion, we empower the fanatics.
Of all the lying nonsense that came out of last week's Republican convention, the biggest was that this country is worse off now than it was when President Obama took office. Even more discouraging is the fact that for three days, Democrats went along with that big lie!
The current Newsweek cover story, "Hit the Road, Barack: Why We Need a New President," is now stirring public attention because of its false allegatio...
It's not a bad thing to give a ranking some consideration -- especially if it's about its general position rather than its exact number. But if some say to take rankings with a grain of salt, I would recommend giving the salt shaker a few more shakes.
I eagerly opened my current issue of Newsweek and then threw the magazine in the trash with utter disgust after perusing the story.
Mitt Romney doesn't really fit the classic wimp definition, as even Newsweek sheepishly concedes. Anyone who remembers the primary campaign knows that Romney is no classic "wimp." Instead, Romney is a world-class weasel.
Like many pleasures in life, use of the internet requires moderation. Digital connection becomes a toxic drug when we're unable to keep our focus and separate real time from screen time.