Options for female self-presentation have long been limited to mother or whore. If the 116th Congress is any indication, that's finally changing.
It is a beautiful ad, writes Joanna Weiss. But the weak spot in the otherwise important message is also one of the keys to our current political divide.
The speech the president read off a teleprompter did nothing to bolster the case that there is a security crisis at the border. If anything, writes Steve Almond, it merely...
The latest privacy breach -- Facebook gave companies access to users’ data, including private messages -- speaks to the social media giant's unchecked power, writes Miles Howard.
The relationship between the White House and the reporters covering it has grown more tense than ever, writes Andrew Grainger.
A demagogue with a broken megaphone can only sow so much discord, writes Steve Almond.
Trump has used incendiary rhetoric designed to gin up his base since the beginning of his candidacy, writes Eileen McNamara. Did he think no twisted individuals would ever take his...
At the end of the movie I remember my grim-faced grandmother saying, “Well, that isn’t what I expected.” Nor did anyone else in America, writes Ed Siegel.
I have earned my literary bona fides, writes Megan Rubiner Zinn, but they don’t make me love romances any less.
Here's the lesson from the last 20 months: there will be no checks or balances on the presidency that don’t come directly from the voters, writes Joanna Weiss.
Louis CK made an unannounced appearance at a comedy club last week. The only lesson he seems to have learned in the past year is that it’s better not to...
To be sure, the movie is imperfect with its frivolities and clichés. But for once, writes Ying-Ju Lai, let’s just have some fun.
How are we to discern which are the waves merely lapping against the shore and which are the ones foretelling the tsunami?
In a show of solidarity, news organizations across the U.S. -- including this one -- have come together to stand up against anti-media rhetoric.
Books help us understand each other and our place in the world, writes Lee Chelminiak.
Not only the Senate but also the House may very well remain safely Republican, writes Tom Keane.
We must ponder what one who repeatedly utters the phrase “fake news” might be threatened by, writes Brenda McDonald, and gather real news wherever we can.
Brides and grooms, beware: you’ll honeymoon in bankruptcy court if you’re not careful.
“Give me your tired your poor” has always been a rallying cry, writes Anita Diamant, but perhaps never more urgently than today.
Fred Rogers modeled an approach that emphasized the virtue of empathy, writes Sharon Brody, and the need for open hearts and open minds.