Featured Columns

The stalemate continues

Both parties avoid hard choices on the budget.

The left’s Ted Cruz?

Elizabeth Warren is more like Jim DeMint.

A U.S.-China ‘reset’?

The Chinese take a pragmatic view.

Cheney’s tortured logic

He still has no regrets over what the CIA did.

A wildfire of corruption

The blame game after a terrible California fire.

Fixing a broken system

Protests may renew the civil rights movement.

More climate denialism

The industry now says we need more CO2.

Sony’s killer headache

Two lessons from the hacking fiasco.

A crippled IRS

Get ready for your tax rates to go up.

A politics of repair

Populist anger must be channeled into reform.

Feinstein’s sloppy report

What the senator and Rolling Stone share.

The health cure

What’s behind the decline in spending?

Sierra Leone’s crisis deepens

(Louis Leeson / AP)

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    Sierra Leone’s crisis deepens

    More doctors are dying from Ebola.

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  • Camille Cosby’s sad request

    Camille Cosby’s sad request

    Bill Cosby’s wife’s appeal to the press.

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  • A horrific attack in Pakistan

    A horrific attack in Pakistan

    Confronting extremism is more crucial than ever.

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  • Putin wrecked the ruble

    Putin wrecked the ruble

    He is to blame for Russia’s economic pain.

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‘Actively exploring’ Jeb Bush’s 2016 chances

If Bush actually jumps in the race and wins the nomination, Democrats ought to worry. But that’s a big if.

(Jacquelyn Martin / AP)

Who had the worst
year in Washington?

President Obama wins, again. Also check out the runners-up.

Outlook & Opinions

Bringing our son back

Bringing our son back

Families should be more involved in the U.S.’s hostage response process.

Riding ‘Stinky’ the robot to glory

Riding ‘Stinky’ the robot to glory

How four undocumented immigrant teenagers aced a robotics competition.

The fiends tearing Syria apart

The fiends tearing Syria apart

To defeat the Islamic State we must defeat Bashar al-Assad.

My client, a torture victim

My client, a torture victim

Senate reports details what he’s faced during 12 years of detention.

Five myths about Uber

Five myths about Uber

Is the company sexist? And what is it doing with all your data?

Winning civil justice

Winning civil justice

Claims could be a way to force changes in Ferguson, New York.

Book Reviews