Mounting evidence that the Assad government used poison gas against a rebel village is changing Trump administration thinking.
Scientists have developed a new filter that could boost desalination at a time when the world faces growing water shortages.
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Strongmen can seem decisive, but democracy's great advantage is that it doesn't rely on just one person.
For all its flaws, the European Union has brought decades of peace to a historically fractious continent.
It might be a feint after the health-care defeat, but President Trump could be signaling a bipartisan shift.
The filibuster does not make for edge-of-your-seat reading. But maybe it should.
President Trump is a wayward defender of workers’ interests.
Drought and conflict are threatening famine across sub-Saharan Africa. The world community can make a difference.
The biggest protests in Russia in five years haven't shaken Mr. Putin's grip on power, but they show that not all Russians back him.