China has recently overtaken the United States as the world's highest carbon emitter. Of course, for any solution to be effective, not only the United States, not only China, but the entire world must get on board.
It must be so frustrating to be an Obama-hater now. Perhaps it is like being a liberal who did not consider Ronald Reagan to be the God of the White House in the '80s.
Where would criticism lay in regards to his personal life? Somewhere, I imagine, but the points presented here just don't seem to hold water. Where did we diverge the paths of success and fulfillment in life when it comes to work and family?
Tackling the region's security challenges will require a long-term commitment from Washington and the international community at large. North Africa and the Sahel are inextricably linked. If Libya was a splash, Mali is a ripple.
The Russian Tea Room opened in 1927 (the restaurant closed its doors in 2002 and reopened in 2006) and is currently celebrating its 85th anniversary so recently I decided to pay a visit.
It is often in the smaller details of observation that the truth lies. A good example of this is the aftermath of the presidential debates, not the main conflict.
The election remains close, and the reality is that undecided voters may make the difference in swing states. Look, if you're still on the fence after all the ads and speeches and debates, climb down already. By now it's time to decide, don'tcha think?
In a country where broken families, single parents and divorce are numbered among the highest in the world, the Obamas have displayed strong family values. Obama spends time with his family almost every evening.
The reason my guys needed cellphones -- in case of emergency once they started wandering out in the world on their own -- is moot when the Secret Service is following you around all the time.
In one study, racial antipathy even extended to the Obama family dog. At first glance, it seems petty. But the never-ending assault on the Obamas has been the one constant from the moment that Obama declared his presidential candidacy in 2007.
Unless the law changes at a federal level, it won't make a difference when it comes to immigration for gay couples a friend cautioned. The president was careful to say this just what he feels "personally." "But it still feels good," my friend said.
Like Obama, my children magnify and inform and give meaning to everything I do. And if I had the power to transform the debate on same sex marriage in this country, I'm pretty sure I would be thinking of my sons as I did so
The woman who was once viewed as a liability on the campaign trail in 2008 is now viewed as a greater asset than her husband as he seeks re-election in 2012. Could she one day see herself following Hillary Clinton's footsteps down the path of first lady turned presidential candidate?
A recent study found that men in traditional marriages with stay-at-home wives had negative attitudes about working women
The world is hearing and watching Black History Month because of the Obama family. We are proud of them. Grateful to them. And celebrate them and all who went before and who will come after.
The story of the Obamas learning to be politicians is also the story of them learning to be parents. So, how are they doing?