It's time for the epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the U.S. military to get the attention it deserves, where the problem is institutional.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about same-sex marriage this week. On Wednesday, the case challenging the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, was heard.
President Barack Obama's controversial nomination of John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency was held up Wednesday afternoon by a Senate filibuster.
Over the last month, in a series of statements by some of the most powerful people on Earth, the threat of the climate crisis seems to be on the agenda as never before.
Given U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to decide on the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline as early as this April, many were watching his State of the Union address for clues on his decision.
European leaders have been waiting at least five years for a transatlantic free trade agreement (TAFTA) they can get excited about.
For the first time in its 120-year history, the Sierra Club engaged in civil disobedience protesting the proposed Keystone XL, the day after Barack Obama gave his 2013 State of the Union address.
On January 21, President Obama delivered an inspiring inaugural speech: he insisted that what was distinctive about the United States was its commitment to equality, quoting the Constitution.
The Economist, in its first issues of 2013, ran on its cover a picture of U.S. President Obama wearing a striped shirt and a beret. It was a joke and criticism directed towards his politics.
Well, the election circus down south is over. Some people are happy, some are really frothing at the mouth, and most are glad that it is over.