The discovery of gravitational waves won't change our lives. It does what all great scientific research does: expands our knowledge.
In both US political parties, moderate voters are having trouble finding a candidate they like.
Japan’s capital market jitters add to tail winds facing the world economy.
Five years after a crackdown on democracy demonstrations launched the Syrian civil war, the Assad regime has the upper hand.
Tony Dungy became the first black coach elected to the Hall of Fame. He's symbolic of the NFL's efforts to break down barriers for minority coaches.
A record number of exonerations occurred last year as the US justice system has come under increasing scrutiny over cases of false imprisonment.
Super Bowl 50 is occurring amid growing concern about the physical toll the game is inflicting on players.
Britain is seeking a brake on Europe’s integration in a time of crisis.
The sound and fury of political campaigns can be exciting and sometimes dismaying. Voting is quiet and small and far more profound.
There are no good options in Syria, virtually all agree. But giving up would be by far the worst.