The fight is far from over. The industry's effort to strike down the Obama gainful employment rule -- a modest measure that would weed out from federal aid eligibility just a small fraction of the programs that leave students with crushing debt -- continues today in Congress and the courts.
Ultimately, the Republican Party is unlikely to win the White House if front runners continue to deny climate change. A poll released this year revealed that 77 percent of Americans, including 48 percent of Republicans and 78 percent of independents believe Congress needs to take bold action.
Pope Francis is clearly a religious leader who sees the values in unity over conflict. We should welcome that as we welcome him to the United States.
Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Thomas Friedman. In July, the influential New York Times columnist and bestselling author sat down for an exclusive interview with President Obama.
This week, Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Washington D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama. It will be President Xi's first state visit to the U.S. and an impressive--and tight--itinerary of bi-lateral talks, meetings, banquets and receptions await him.
I hope that world leaders attending COP21 will listen to Pope Francis, act with courage and conviction and emerge from the conference with an agreement that, in the words of the Pope, "protects our common home."
The comments of Obama, McCain, Hilary, Trump...etc. are mere reflections of the DC-area's widespread ignorance on this subject.
While Republican presidential candidates and members of Congress voiced their support for defunding Planned Parenthood, nearly 2,700 structures were destroyed by two unpredictable California wildfires, California's four year drought reached epic proportions, and the summer of 2015 became the warmest summer ever recorded on planet Earth.
I moved from Oxford, Ohio to Marietta, Ohio in 1972 -- with a box of Peter, Paul & Mary albums. I was raised by liberal parents in the '60's -- Dad fi...
Saying that ISIS is a priority threat is ludicrous. It is a threat that needs to be eradicated immediately. But developments in Syria are not separate incidents divorced from each other. Every major movement in the country is closely linked.
Our founding fathers may have been a bunch of white guys, but the greatness of America was built on diversity. By definition, diversity requires otherness - otherness to be cultivated, validated and celebrated.
There is no higher priority in relations between the U.S. and China than to begin serious cyber detente negotiations to establish a code of conduct.
CDFIs do not always get the public attention they deserve, but without them, communities and people in need would have one less reason for hope.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Froggy Ice Pop? Fre...
The Chinese must understand that America would like to see a peaceful, prosperous, and free China and that we do not wish to undermine the rise of China. Similarly, Americans need to understand that China differs from the Soviet Union that we faced in the Cold War.
If Bernie Sanders continues to improve his poll numbers and becomes a genuine threat to Hillary Clinton's nomination, undecided Democrats will increasingly hear from Clinton supporters that Mr. Sanders is not electable.