Apr 2, 2014
It has been more than 40 years since the United States Supreme Court held in Roe v. Wade that a woman, in consultation with her physician, has the right to decide whether to have a child in the early months of pregnancy.
Mar 28, 2014
Gloria Steinem turned 80 this week — still strong and smart and beautiful and changing the world.
Mar 26, 2014
I admit it. I have been obsessed with the plane. Most of the stories I've read offered no new information, but I read them anyway.
Mar 19, 2014
For much of my professional life, I yearned for an opportunity to be judged on the basis of my accomplishments, without regard to factors such as race or sex.
Mar 13, 2014
Planes are not supposed to just disappear. There should be radio transmissions and distress calls, not to mention tweets and videos and real-time reports. We live in the world of too much information, not utter mystery.
Mar 5, 2014
It didn't take very long for the smiling sports fan cheering in the Olympic stands to revert to his true nature. I'm referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the former KGB leader whose idea of diplomacy is sending in the troops.
Feb 28, 2014
I am supposed to be working. I have the bags, under the seat in front, full of papers. I am not working. I am listening. I have a colleague who hates to fly Southwest because he invariably finds himself next to a morbidly obese passenger in the middle seat. This has never happened to me.
Feb 26, 2014
When he came to Washington in 1981, Ronald Reagan made much of his commitment to the "new federalism," which in that case, like so many others, had very little to do with federalism.