What Qualifies as an Unqualified Lesbian?

Former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn labeled Cynthia Nixon an “unqualified lesbian” after the Sex and the City actress announced a primary challenge to Empire State governor Andrew Cuo...

Professor Pinker’s Ignorant Gospel

How rarely reason guides the stubborn choice, Rules the bold hand, or prompts the suppliant voice, How nations sink, by darling schemes oppress’d, When vengeance listens to the fool’s request.— Dr. Jo...

Trump pushes death penalty for drug dealers

WASHINGTON — President Trump renewed his call for drug traffickers to get the death penalty on Monday, saying he wants to emulate countries with "no tolerance" policies that execute drug dealers. "We...

Teen suicide is soaring. What's to blame?

  J.C. Ruf, 16, was a Cincinnati-area pitcher who died by suicide in the laundry room of his house. Tayler Schmid, 17, was an avid pilot and hiker who chose the family garage in upstate New York. Josh...

Supreme Court refuses to consider death penalty

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused again Monday to decide whether the death penalty is unconstitutional. The action came in a case from Arizona in which lawyers asked the court to strike down both...

Meghan McCain shares photo of Sen. John McCain

PHOENIX — Meghan McCain shared a new photo of her and Sen. John McCain all bundled up for a chilly northern Arizona morning Sunday.  The photograph was a rare glimpse of the 81-year-old Arizona Republ...