The New York Times - United States

A Deepening Partnership With Vietnam

The United States should move with great care as it forges closer ties and builds a regional counterweight to China.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

For Congress in New York

The Times’s editorial board makes recommendations in a few select races.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

No Progress on Marijuana Arrests

The de Blasio administration needs to really do something about the targeting of young black and Latino men.

Posted on 25 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

A Betrayal of Migrant Children, and the Law

Schools across the country have a moral and legal obligation to teach children regardless of their immigration status.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

Why Kobani Must Be Saved

A setback in Kobani, Syria, would show the fragility of the American operation and hand the Islamic State an important victory.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

Beyond Screening for Ebola

The 21-day monitoring program will be more effective than a travel ban, and it won’t discourage people from going abroad to help fight the epidemic.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

The Real Bailout Victims

A.I.G. shareholders may be suing the government over their treatment, but it’s the American public that suffered the most.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 4:00 am

The Philadelphia Inquirer - United States

Legislation will help relieve trauma of crime victims

By Mike Vereb
How would you feel if a cold-blooded killer murdered the person you love most in this world?

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 1:09 pm

Make most of natural-gas revolution

By Daniel Gabaldon
The revolution in natural-gas production has the potential to provide immense benefits to the U.S. economy. With prudent regulation of the risks to groundwater and methane emissions, the overall environmental benefits should be substantial as well. A swit

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 5:34 am

LETTERS – Oct. 24

State firearms laws take precedence
Opponents of the gun-ban measure need to understand that it is already illegal for localities to pass gun regulations under the state’s preemption rules ("Gun-law bill may have big impact," Oct. 22). Those haven’t stopped Pennsylvania municipalities from doing just that, and they have been openly flouting the law for quite some time, with little consequence.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 5:34 am

LETTERS – Oct. 23

Legal horror
Just in time for Halloween comes a real monstrosity from the state legislature – a bill that effectively prevents municipalities from enacting ordinances stricter than state firearms laws ("Gun-ban lawsuit bill OKd," Oct. 21).

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 5:34 am

CHIRP – Sept. X

Pennsylvanians should be calling for the removal of a state Supreme Court justice accused of sending pornographic e-mails.

Posted on 23 October 2014 @ 2:41 am

The Telegraph - Great Britain

Westminster is a better bet for Salmond

The First Minister would have plenty of opportunities to throw his weight around if there is a hung parliament with a sizeable SNP contingent after the next election

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 10:01 pm

What if, instead, Reeva Steenkamp had shot Oscar Pistorius?

Reverse the roles, and she would have been called a femme fatale and found guilty, says Dan Hodges

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 7:03 pm

Our Establishment is running scared about historic sex abuse

Fiona Woolf was the victim of a kangaroo court – but she was wrong to take the poisoned chalice, says Charles Moore

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 6:56 pm

Libya has become the latest Isil conquest

Extremists have declared Libya part of the Isil caliphate. Former Libyan militant Noman Benotman examines what’s gone wrong

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 3:43 pm

Both the EU and Cameron must come clean about the origins of this outrageous bill

The EU budget bill has shocked British voters. But so too should the Treasury’s strange delay in telling the Prime Minister about it.

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 1:48 pm

Putting the wind up fracking

By insisting that local people can stop wind farms, ministers are encouraging the anti-fracking protesters, writes Geoffrey Lean

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 10:46 am

The Westminster Dog of the Year show 2014

MPs and their dogs compete for the prestigious Westminster Dog of the Year award

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 9:15 am

Globe and Mail - Canada

Daycare is a tough electoral sell, but kids are about more than politics

Do we want young people to keep procreating? Do we want kids to have a running start? Do we want women to feel they can afford to work outside the home, if they choose?

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 11:27 pm

Sitting isn’t just bad for you. It’s bad for the economy

A simple health issue can cause big problems for individuals and the health care system

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 9:23 pm

Canada not the big winner in European trade deal

Last month, Prime Minister Harper and European Union officials were in Ottawa to celebrate a much ballyhooed “free trade” deal between Canada and the EU, called the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 9:11 pm

Mr. Mansbridge, can you please narrate my life?

CBC anchor’s performance during the terrible shooting in Ottawa deserves praise

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 6:57 pm

We learned much about our political leaders in wake of Ottawa shooting

On any given week in Ottawa, it can be hard to see what Stephen Harper, Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau have in common. But this was anything but just another week

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 3:25 pm

When we tell athletes they’re ‘not female enough,’ we’re hurting sports

The latest victim of this physical policing is Indian sprinter Dutee Chand, who has been barred from competing because she naturally produces excess male hormones

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 1:16 pm

After resources, there’s no Plan B for B.C.’s economy

The government’s climb down on LNG royalties exposes the province’s reliance on resource extraction

Posted on 24 October 2014 @ 11:41 am

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