Michelle Obama delivered her free-speech address in China, where the Communist Party controls the media, detains and jails activists for organizing public demonstrations and blocks citizens from accessing international news and social-media websites.
About 13 years after the Bamian Buddhas were blasted into rubble, the world faces a new quandary: whether to leave the gaping gashes in the cliff where the giant statues once stood, to rebuild the Buddhas from what pieces were left or to make copies of them.
UPDATE 4:35 p.m.: The home of Tim and Brandy Ward was swept away in today's mudslide. Tim Ward was taken to Harborview Medical Center with a fractured pelvis and Brandy Ward is still missing, son-in-law James Burdette said. Burdette is at the Red Cross shelter set up at Post Middle School in A
Immediately increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour in Seattle would be extremely problematic for nonprofit organizations that provide care for people with intellectual and development disabilities, writes guest columnist Sylvia Fuerstenberg.
Years of hand-wringing by policy makers and scholars have little to do with declines in U.S. teen birthrates. Columnist Nicholas D. Kristof found it was MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” that really drove the point home to teens.
If you are wondering why there is no game thread up, it's not because I'm skipping out and watching college hoops in a sports bar somewhere (though that would be enjoyable). I decided to stay and cover Taijuan Walker and Stephen Pryor pitching in the minor league game here in Peoria instead of going