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.
It doesn't seem as if the big industrial nations are serious about trying to halt global warming.
WARNING: "Waiting for Superman," the new film by David Guggenheim, might be injurious to public education.
The upset victory of tea party-backed Christine O'Donnell over GOP establishment candidate Mike Castle in Delaware shows significant fault lines in the Republican coalition.
Since President Obama took office, more than 90,000 U.S. troops have come home from Iraq. The question is: now what?
Global climate change is putting humanity's most basic, most elemental needs increasingly at risk.