Aug 30, 2015
Advances in public health and medical capabilities for prolonging life , and dying , intensify interest in end-of-life issues.
Aug 27, 2015
After Donald Trump finishes plastering a snarling face on conservatism, any Republican nominee will face a dauntingly steep climb to reach even the paltry numbers that doomed Mitt Romney.
Aug 23, 2015
It has come to this: The GOP, formerly the party of Lincoln and ostensibly the party of liberty and limited government, is being defined by clamors for a mass roundup and deportation of millions of human beings.
Aug 20, 2015
Long after its perpetrators are gone, it would squat there, representing Washington at its worst and proving that we have forgotten how to nurture our national memory with intelligent memorials.
Aug 16, 2015
If Americans devoted their lives to mastering the federal budget's minutiae, gargantuan government might behave better.
Aug 13, 2015
Television, which has made Trump (he is one of three candidates, with Mike Huckabee and John Kasich, who have had television shows), will unmake him, turning his shtick into a transcontinental bore.
Aug 9, 2015
Robert Conquest was born in Soviet Russia, and he was a communist. Then, combining a convert's zeal and a scholar's meticulousness, he demolished the doctrine that the Soviet regime was a recognizable variant of the European experience and destined to "convergence" toward Western norms.
Aug 6, 2015
Don Winslow, 61, was in Washington to publicize his 16th crime novel, "The Cartel," a sequel to "The Power of the Dog" (2005). Both are about Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and other heads of the Sinaloa and rival cartels.