Retirees can lose 25-30 percent of their full benefit if they file too early.
Russia is building massive nuclear ice-breakers and new military bases in the Arctic.
From peddling opiods to avoiding gun control, Trump is pandering to dark money donors who are buying Congressmen.
The next big battle might be keeping Trump’s tax cuts in place if the Dems take control of Congress.
Did North Korea violate international law?
The EU cannot afford to become indifferent to threats to the rule of law among its members.
Are passenger trains obsolete?
How four typical families will fare under the new Republican tax regime.
Voters will reward Republicans in 2018 for their pay raises.
The GOP tax plan doubles down on the policies that caused the decline of the middle class.
Humans have been suffering through long family meals for millennia.
Gross. Here's how to protect yourself.
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is on the verge of being opened to oil drilling.
A concocted international crisis, a missile fired at North Korea, a late Friday announcement.
Neil Buchanan writes that papers like the WashPo and the Times can’t resist false equivalence.
Trump’s appointee has many ways to minimize the number of eligible Democratic voters.
The voices of corporate lobbyists and special interests have prevailed.
The power-sharing deal may hinder Ramaphosa’s ability to strongly govern.
The document drawn up by McMaster bears little resemblance to Trump’s campaign rhetoric.
There is a much simpler and more effective way of deterring those without papers from even setting out for America.
Exploring for intelligent life isn't just whimsy, it's essential.
Our republic has dealt with fake news, propaganda and a public square poisoned by polarization—and it's still survived.
Deficits do matter, but both political parties have been alarmist about them.
As Pence cancels his Israel visit, Israelis mull what is meant by America First.
The fashion for bemoaning a lack of Christmas celebrations belies the history of America’s diverse immigrants.
Intercity passenger trains are obsolete and have been since the advent of jet airliners.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the most sweeping change to the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years.
Will Zuma follow Mugabe in striking a deal in exchange for going quietly?
China may ultimately prefer Ukraine to be in Russia’s orbit rather than the West’s.
Don't trust this president to make good on any foreign policy plan.