| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:03 PM
– Judy Gross stood outside Cuba's diplomatic mission to the United States, microphone in hand, and described her family's Thanksgiving.
"There was once again an empty seat for Alan," she told sign-wielding supporters Monday in front of the Cuban...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:38 AM
Democrat businessman John Delaney won the endorsement of President Bill Clinton on Monday in his bid for Maryland's 6th Congressional District.
Clinton's endorsement is a significant one for the Potomac financier, who has widely been seen as having...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 3:00 AM
You likely remember the 3 a.m. phone call.
In 2008, the most effective line of attack his opponents mounted against candidate Barack Obama centered on the freshman senator's lack of experience. An ad for Hillary Clinton famously implied that you did not...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently delivered a speech in Tunisia that focused on the historic role young people are playing to promote freedom, opportunity and human dignity in their countries. Speaking at a youth forum in Tunis, she also took...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Republican wishful thinkers like to rationalize away the damage being inflicted on their party by the intramural mudslinging among its unimpressive field of presidential candidates. After all, they note, in 2008 Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:13 PM
The 89-year-old mother of Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking cellphones, laptop computers and satellite equipment into the communist nation, released a video statement Thursday appealing to President Raúl...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:45 AM
I find Steven P. Grossman's commentary amusing ("GOP presidential field outdoes itself," Nov. 6). Mr. Grossman takes great delight in mocking the field of Republican presidential nominees. That's not the amusing part. The fun part is looking at the...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:06 PM
To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The way health care is administered in the United States is unsustainable and in need of fundamental reengineering — right? During the 2008 presidential race, the country appeared to be in agreement on this point. But that all changed somewhere,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:15 AM
William S. Reese's excellent op-ed ("A welcome focus on global youth," March 9) about the Global Youth Jobs Alliance speaks to the powerful role young people can play when public policy leaders reserve a place for them at the policymaking table. This...
| Mar 4, 2012
Some things I've been wondering about:
Do nervous Mitt Romney supporters remember then-Sen. Hillary Clinton thumping then-Sen. Barack Obama in three major primary states just prior to Obama declaring victory in the 2008 Democratic primaries?