Domestic abuse is not confined to the quiet and insecure. I know, because it happened to me
A year after taking office, Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s so-called “moderate” president, has succeeded in bringing his country closer to the development of nuclear weapons.
It’s hard to imagine that any school would have a problem with a book about a Christian family that helped Jews escape the Holocaust.
But Springs Charter Schools in Temecula, Calif., not only had a problem with “The Hiding Place,” they also took issue with any other book that was written by a Christian author or included a Christian message.
With air strikes against ISIS in Syria, this time it’s not America attacking a Muslim country, it is moderate Muslim countries joining with America to attack a mad dog. It’s a first.
As the UN’s Climate Summit 2014 kicks off, the message from the Obama administration is clear: Pernicious global warming is upon us, and the government must act.
Since 1970, America’s education spending per student has more than doubled and the average class size has been cut by 70 percent, yet test results haven’t improved one bit. The only thing that’s gone up is the number of reforms.
This week, President Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will frame the climate change discussion at the U.N. as a simple way to confront the rising tides effecting coastal and island countries. There will be much talk from wealthy and developed nations about not ignoring these problems while poor and underdeveloped countries will eagerly agree to any action plan that includes money. But the two sides have very different goals.
Drowning aboard the sinking ship of President Obama’s unpopularity, Democrats are throwing out a lifeline to Michelle Obama in their effort to tread water in the U.S. Senate.
The first lady is hitting the campaign trail for endangered Democrats while the president, viewed as more of an electoral liability than an asset, is nowhere to be found.
The embers of anti-Semitism still burn in Germany. This was clear during summer demonstrations against the war in Gaza. Anti-Israeli protesters crossed a line when they engaged in hate speech and violence against Jews, breaking all German taboos and laws against such speech. Police reaction was weak.