President Obama needs to stand up against the warhawks, by moving toward a quick cease-fire in Libya.
Any such attack would mean destroying the Gaddafi regime's anti-aircraft missile installations, almost surely resulting in civilian casualties on the ground.
While much of the talk about "peak oil" can be dismissed as hysterical catastrophizing, there is an underlying reality that humankind must come to grips with.
It is time to restore Richard Wright's place fully as a major people's artist and ground breaking journalist of the 20th century.
Some groups want to remember the Confederacy "the right way." Whatever can they mean?
Book review: Eric Foner's "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."
The hostilities between North and South Korea are dangerous and could escalate with more tragic consequences.
A newly-released report details how U.S. agencies colluded to keep Nazi war criminals free.
Veterans face challenges of joblessness, homelessness, and visible and "invisible" injuries - a real tribute means doing right, not right-wing, by them.
Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.