You shared your views on fraternities. We heard you
You shared your views on fraternities. We heard you

By Jane Carr, Jhodie-Ann Williams and Jessica Chia The first fraternity began in 1775 at the College of William & Mary. Now known as Phi Beta Kappa, it long ago abandoned its fraternal secrecy in favor of its current...

8 hrs 2 mins ago
Where Robert E. Lee's portrait belongs
Where Robert E. Lee's portrait belongs

By James A. Gagliano I was seated across from a senior cadet at West Point, marveling at her energy, idealism and desire to serve after she reached out to me for career advice. While I'm an older white male, the young,...

7 hrs 47 mins ago
A lesson from the Kashmir bombing: America needs to get tougher on Pakistan
A lesson from the Kashmir bombing: America needs to get tougher on Pakistan

By Alyssa Ayres A suicide bomber drove a vehicle filled with explosives into an Indian paramilitary convoy in Pulwama, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14. The death toll is at least 40, making it the...

22 hrs 17 mins ago
Trump's call to end HIV is a worthy mission both at home and abroad
Trump's call to end HIV is a worthy mission both at home and abroad

By William Frist In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump brought attention to a disease that has almost disappeared from the headlines: HIV/AIDS.

23 hrs 2 mins ago
US commits another diplomatic fumble in Warsaw
US commits another diplomatic fumble in Warsaw

By Frida Ghitis During the conference on Middle East security this week, the United States staged a big diplomatic show and tried to rally the world behind the Trump administration's aggressive stance against Iran....

23 hrs 47 mins ago
The instrument that spots killer asteroids and star-eating black holes
The instrument that spots killer asteroids and star-eating black holes

By Don Lincoln Astronomers have it rough. Their job is to scan the heavens, looking for something interesting. But often they see the same thing, night after night. After all, stars can burn placidly and essentially...

23 hrs 47 mins ago
How Ryan Adams is making me rethink my rock collection
How Ryan Adams is making me rethink my rock collection

By Sara Stewart In indie music circles, there had long been whispers about Ryan Adams being a jerk. Living in Chicago's rock hotbed neighborhood of Wicker Park in the 1990s, I certainly heard them. Still, how tragic to...

February 15th, 11:28 AM HST
Amazon decision leaves New York looking like a loser
Amazon decision leaves New York looking like a loser

By John Avlon This is why we can't have nice things.

February 14th, 10:13 AM HST
Amid Trump farce, this weekend reminds us what presidential greatness is all about
Amid Trump farce, this weekend reminds us what presidential greatness is all about

By Julian Zelizer, CNN Political Analyst Presidents Day weekend 2019 is beginning with the spectacle of a commander in chief who is concocting a "national emergency" to try to usurp Congress' constitutional power to...

February 15th, 7:28 AM HST
The part of the Green New Deal we should all support
The part of the Green New Deal we should all support

By Alice Hill The nation got its first chance to digest the details of the Green New Deal when Democrats proposed a nonbinding congressional resolution last week. Reading the 14-page document feels a bit like scanning a...

February 15th, 3:28 AM HST
A USC gynecologist shattered my illusions
A USC gynecologist shattered my illusions

By Meggie Kwait The University of Southern California, a stone's throw from Hollywood, has mastered the art of illusion.

February 15th, 3:13 AM HST
McCabe vs. Trump: The credibility test
McCabe vs. Trump: The credibility test

By Josh Campbell The FBI is back in the middle of a political storm, with a new tell-all book by fired deputy director Andrew McCabe. According to an interview with CBS "60 Minutes," the former lawman reveals in his book...

February 14th, 1:43 PM HST
Anti-vaxxer rants are at home in Trumpworld
Anti-vaxxer rants are at home in Trumpworld

By Michael D'Antonio In the middle of a global measles outbreak, the wife of White House communications chief Bill Shine, Darla Shine, is boosting the dangerous anti-vaccine movement. After falsely tweeting that the...

February 14th, 1:13 PM HST
There is no national emergency
There is no national emergency

By Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst The Trump administration is framing the necessity of a southern border wall, in part, as a response to a national security emergency involving terrorists. This is a barrel of...

February 14th, 10:43 AM HST
GOP's hypocritical outburst of outrage
GOP's hypocritical outburst of outrage

By Bill Carter This has been a busy week at the moral outrage salad bar.

February 14th, 9:43 AM HST
Trump's new gun export rules could aid terrorists, tyrants and criminals
Trump's new gun export rules could aid terrorists, tyrants and criminals

By William D. Hartung For a man who regularly rails against the activities of criminal gangs and has claimed victory in the war on ISIS, President Donald Trump sure plays fast and loose when it comes to keeping weapons out...

February 14th, 9:43 AM HST
Robert Mueller's report is coming whether Trump likes it or not
Robert Mueller's report is coming whether Trump likes it or not

By Elie Honig The top issue on the minds of readers this week is the hotly anticipated, deeply mysterious Robert Mueller report: When will the special counsel share his findings, what will the report contain and who will...

February 14th, 5:28 AM HST
The world has changed. We are living the new world order
The world has changed. We are living the new world order

By Nic Robertson, CNN Theresa May, the UK's Prime Minister, has nearly won.

February 14th, 3:13 AM HST
Asian organized crime doubles down on casinos
Asian organized crime doubles down on casinos

Jeremy Douglas When a major government designates a business as a front for organized crime, the accused normally go into hiding and tell their lawyers to get ready.

February 13th, 2:27 PM HST
A 40-year-old murder mystery: the death of a US ambassador
A 40-year-old murder mystery: the death of a US ambassador

By Arthur Kent Too often, we hear of another American death in Afghanistan. But little if any attention is given to the American who gave his life there just prior to the 1979 invasion by Soviet forces, which began the...

February 13th, 5:12 PM HST