Commissioner Roger Goodell should focus less on minutiae and more on changing football's brute culture.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe used his executive power last week to restore voting rights to 206,000 convicted felons.
Two epidemics. Thousands of deaths. So why aren't our leaders attacking these crises with equal urgency, funding and legislation?
Proffering peace requires stepping away instead of provoking, contemplating instead of venting, and testing fears against reality before reengaging.
Why is the gun industry exempt from the same civil liability that every other producer of commercially available products faces?
Had hospitals integrated the procedure into their menu of routine medical services, bombers and arsonists would have been harder pressed to paint a bulls-eye on abortion providers.
If the president truly believes gun violence is "a political choice we make "-- if he truly wants to create a new normal -- it’s time for him to stop talking and start taking action.
A random killing in the West Bank hits painfully close to home.
Life will return. The human spirit will endure. Vive la France.
In the stark light of recent tragedies, I’d say the process of acquiring my first firearm was exactly as difficult as it needed to be.
The recent school shooting in Oregon is one of 14 mass murders that have claimed 125 lives since 2009 and that were committed with legally purchased weapons.
He’s a man now, a delinquent in the eyes of the law. But in my mind, he remains a young boy at risk, and I will always regret not being able to shield him from this life of violence and sorrow.
One might hope that the emergence of a clear moral truth would redeem the whole effort. No such luck.
As we agonize over whether to watch the video of the WDBJ shootings, are we asking ourselves the wrong question?
The ability to amplify our worst transgressions is new, and, it seems to be a drug more potent and addictive than any other.
We've come a long way since the civil rights movement. But for people of color, the roads are still not entirely safe.
I'm not the only woman for whom the Cosby scandal stirs up dark memories.
In the age of the War on Terror, law enforcement -- and the rest of us -- risk confusing the mentally ill for the genuinely evil.
Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez had been deported five times and had a rap sheet many felonies long. Why was he a free man?
Should the personal integrity of an artist be the litmus test for our appraisal of his or her art?