Derek M. Cohen of the Texas Public Policy Foundation responds to a news article.
A third American missionary has been infected with Ebola and is being treated in the Liberian hospital where he works, putting into sharp focus the risks and ethical dilemmas confronting missionaries.
The extremist group Islamic State posted a video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, bringing calls for the U.S. to more forcefully confront the militants in both Iraq and Syria.
Democratic fundraisers say Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has told them he would enter the presidential race even if front-runner Hillary Clinton is a candidate, suggesting she would face at least some competition for her party's nomination from an established elected official if she runs.
Late-night tennis is a tradition at the Open—and lately it's getting later and later. Of the 10 latest finishes at the tournament, seven have been played since 2002.
Wednesday mornings when the House and Senate are both in session, Nebraska's five representatives in Washington get together and tell jokes to the folks from back home at a Capitol Hill breakfast meeting.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to make his second foreign trip as governor as he and others are stepping up their overseas travels.
The mystery of how nude photos of celebrities leaked onto the Internet deepened when Apple said its online systems hadn't been breached.
A strengthening manufacturing sector is fueling expectations that the U.S. economy will expand at a more robust clip in the second half of the year.
A strategy rarely employed in legal education—price-cutting—appears to be paying off for a handful of law schools.
Halliburton said it agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement covering a substantial majority of claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal appeals court spent nearly two hours Tuesday peppering the government and a civil-liberties group with questions about the legality of the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records.
An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said the family is devastated.
Opponents of California's high-speed bullet train asked the state's Supreme Court to review two challenges that would block billions of dollars for the controversial rail project backed by Gov. Jerry Brown.