The latest from Cognoscenti
If the Democrats really want to win in 2018, it won’t be enough to protect the ACA. They must offer the American people something better.
A woman fears her husband’s outbursts are sending their children the wrong message.
Jokes bomb, Brady's jersey is found, Sears goes bust, Gorsuch gets grilled, and more from Tom Keane's weekly roundup of the week in the news.
A helicopter mother, an admissions dean and a rejection odyssey, by Alexandra Fields.
As a forensic psychiatrist with expertise in violence risk assessment, writes Reena Kapoor, I can assure you that perfect system isn’t coming anytime soon, if ever.
Our public universities and colleges are better at getting low-income students up the economic ladder than experts realized, writes Rich Barlow. But President Trump has no plan to support them.
Racial animus and economic inequity, writes Kevin C. Peterson, influence housing patterns and media coverage.
Holly Robinson lets go of her fear and puts on her running shoes.
Why didn’t I know? asks the Rev. Nathan Detering. Nick was a master at hiding his opioid addiction.
Recent research, writes Julie Wittes Schlack, suggests that internet trolls want to vilify people they consider unlike themselves.
By mentioning Srebrenica, writes Susan E. Reed, President Erdogan undermines his proposal for a safe zone on the Turkey-Syria border.
A former student of the late poet and playwright, who died Friday at the age of 87, recalls the Nobel laureate's "brilliant terror."
I know I shouldn’t let my babysitter disrespect me. How do I tell her not to critique my domestic competence?
Insinuating wrongdoing and going in search of the evidence to prove it wasn't a good or fair strategy against Hillary Clinton, writes Lisa Borders, and it's not one now.
We sprung forward, hunkered down and braced for more from our provocateur-in-chief.
Donald Trump represents the dregs of populism, writes Rich Barlow. And that may prove to be his undoing.
Trumpcare is a clear pathway toward record levels of youth poverty, writes Miles Howard. Shrugging off the future of millennials will eventually come at a grave price for older Americans.
We need a Fourth Estate that acts as an honest broker of the truth, writes Steve Almond. Millions of lives are at stake.
The Republican plan, writes Janna Malamud Smith, pits the lower-middle class and the poor against the very poor.
Kristen M. Ploetz's daughter was born, and some books -- Joan Didion's "Blue Nights" -- touched too close to home.