Jul 17, 2014
This summer has served as a reminder to me about the virtue of virtues, specifically hard work and perseverance
Jul 10, 2014
Based on this fiscal year's eight-and-a-half months of activity so far, the number of unaccompanied alien children from Honduras apprehended by the U.S. Border Patrol will increase 22 times from what it was in 2009.
Jun 26, 2014
It's an off-year election, and the White House is securely in the Democratic camp for two more years. That means the focus is turning instead to down-ballot races.
Jun 19, 2014
Birthdays have always been a big deal in my family. When I was growing up, the birthday girl (or man, in the case of my father) would be regaled with a rendition of "Happy Birthday" during breakfast.
Jun 12, 2014
"Driven to Distraction" is no longer just a title to a book that covers ADHD, but is also a phrase that describes how many of us feel in our day-to-day lives. The opportunities and choices are enormous and they can easily overwhelm our capacity to make order out of our everyday world.
Jun 6, 2014
This year marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy, France, and the long-awaited opening of a western front.
May 29, 2014
For those of us with school-age children, May Madness is almost over. No longer simply a time for tests, projects, and wrapping up work before the end of the school year, May has become a time for year-end celebrations, ceremonies, and get-togethers.
May 22, 2014
The Senate, often thought of as the softer, slower, less-exciting body of the legislative branch, is in the spotlight this year. The Republicans in the House are expected to retain the majority and pick up seats. The Democratic Senate might become a Republican-led Senate this fall.