What the Inflation Reduction Act will and won’t accomplish

The Inflation Reduction Act makes impressive improvements on the old status quo, but the new status quo still isn’t satisfactory.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 8, 2022

Federal charges in Breonna Taylor’s killing are a step toward justice

The Justice Department’s efforts could bring Ms. Taylor’s family much-needed answers.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 8, 2022

There should be no impunity for Russia’s slaughter of POWs

There must be a full investigation and accountability for the perpetrators, or else international law will become another casualty of Mr. Putin’s war.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 8, 2022

Rock Creek Park’s Beach Drive was closed for covid. Should it reopen?

A car-free Beach Drive would become another welcome addition of the post-pandemic world.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 8, 2022

Another promising charter school is wrongly rejected by Montgomery County

The county’s board of education rejected plans to establish a business-oriented school in Gaithersburg.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 7, 2022

Speaker Pelosi should bring the privacy bill to a vote

Congress should break its losing streak on passing a federal privacy law that voters support.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 7, 2022

As Russia waffles on the space station, NASA should think ahead

Russia's caginess reinforces the importance of planning ahead: for continuing operations of the aging space station without Russian involvement, and for investment in the space projects that come next.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 7, 2022

The U.S. disaster relief system was not built for our new climate

With extreme weather events occurring more frequently and intensely, the current disaster recovery framework is not equipped to handle the rising need.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 6, 2022

The U.S. has failed to contain monkeypox. That should not have happened.

The covid pandemic and the monkeypox outbreak are quite different, but the early responses have exposed similar shortcomings.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 6, 2022

As Haiti sinks into pandemonium, the international community is silent

The Western hemisphere's poorest country is seized by gang violence and a humanitarian meltdown. The world's callous disregard is an affront to decency.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 6, 2022

At last, Alex Jones will pay for his despicable lies

The truth is no amount of money can compensate for what was described to the jury as the “living hell” that has been made of parents' lives.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 5, 2022

Brittney Griner must go free, but not at any price

The practical question that remains is how to obtain freedom for wrongfully detained Americans at the minimum price, politically and ethically.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 5, 2022

OPEC’s tiny oil increase shows Biden’s fist-bump diplomacy failed

The message from Riyadh could not be clearer: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in no mood to do Mr. Biden any favors in his hour of political need before the November elections.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 4, 2022

Guatemalan authorities fear truth. So they arrested José Rubén Zamora.

The Guatemalan government has arrested numerous anti-corruption prosecutors and judges. With Mr. Zamora’s arrest, it signals that journalists are next.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 4, 2022

Celebrate the Pact Act’s passing. Mourn what it took to get here.

That it was delayed at the last minute, and used to score political points, is an outrage.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 4, 2022

Kansas voters sent a message. Will Congress listen?

Democrats should get behind a bill that would codify Roe's protections. And Republicans should ask themselves if they really want to be against it come November.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 3, 2022

Arizona’s dangerous Republican ticket threatens democracy

These nominees underscore the urgency of passing reforms to the Electoral Count Act.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 3, 2022

Nuclear arms control is moribund, but its necessity is not

The goal of arms control — to reduce risk and make the world safer — is still a valid quest, if a far more difficult one.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 3, 2022

La política energética de México obliga a Estados Unidos a reaccionar

Estados Unidos ha solicitado 'consultas' con México sobre el tema energético. Si no dan resultados, pasarán a una resolución formal, en la que México podría recibir aranceles punitivos si se determina que infringió el acuerdo.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 3, 2022

The Taliban gave al-Qaeda a haven. Again.

The killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri was justice at long last — but it offered a sobering and grim suggestion of what the present and future hold.

By the Editorial BoardAugust 2, 2022