When “The Bell Curve” by Charles A. Murray and Richard Herrnstein was published in 1994, I was a junior in college and didn’t know anything about the book except that it had my white literature professors in an uproar. A few of them inveighed against the book’s premise -- the very notion of intelligence as something people possess in varying degrees -- and then the whole controversy eventually died out.
Instead of working with Democrats in a bipartisan way to improve our current health care system, Republicans passed a bill that would allow insurers to bring back discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions.
Two failed terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels this week have put Europeans and travelers on alert, as the summer season begins.
An anti-Muslim attack in a London mosque on Saturday was followed by a frustrated terrorist attack on Monday in Paris, where an armed man identified as an Islamic extremist was killed after he rammed a card loaded with weapons and explosives in to a police convoy. Increasing Islamist terror and hate crime against Muslims at the same time... is this exactly what ISIS want?
Both leaders met in Washington and agreed to work for peace and democracy in Venezuela. With an agenda focusing on security, fighting drug trafficking and controlling illegal immigration, Varela is expected to meet today with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.
Investigators are looking at three theories in connection with the bombing that killed three women, including a 23-year-old French citizen, in Bogota's most exclusive shopping center on Saturday.
In a speech in Miami, the US President is expected to reverse Obama's policy of rapprochement with Cuba and to announce stiffer rules on travel and commercial ties with the Caribbean island.
The suspect in a shooting Wednesday morning at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of the United States capital, has died of his wounds.
The REAL ID Act is coming to Pennsylvania in 2019, what does that mean?
Former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli faces numerous charges in Panama in a case involving alleged spying on more than 200 opposition figures.