Anticipating Attacks, GOP Campaigns Focus On Courting Women Voters National Republican Party officials encouraged 2014 candidates to launch positive ads targeting women. One for a House candidate from Minnesota touts an annual charity walk he does in pink heels.
For The Autumnal Equinox, A Poem As Chilling As The Fall Weather Tuesday is the first day of fall. This time of year reminds critic Abigail Deutsch of Stephen Dobyns' "How to Like It" — a poem about a man who ponders his lost summers and fleeting dreams.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'I Got It Wrong' Calls for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign continue as the league grapples with how it handled a series of abuse scandals. Goodell has kept a low profile during the crisis.
British Ambassador To U.S. Says Scottish Vote Is 'Decisive' Robert Siegel talks with Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the U.S., about Scotland's unsuccessful vote for independence and what changes may result throughout the U.K. because of the campaign.
'American Cornball' A Taxonomy Of Humor In The U.S. Robert Siegel talks to author Christopher Miller about <em>American Cornball.</em> It looks at the prejudices and peculiarities of a nation polarized between urban and rural, black and white and more.
United Kingdom Remains Intact But Not Unchanged The independence referendum in Scotland has shaken, but not broken, the ties between the countries in the United Kingdom. Many politicians and observers believe that the relationship between Scotland and England has now permanently changed.
Week In Politics: Scottish Referendum, Hillary Clinton, Syria E.J. Dionne of <em>The Washington Post</em> and David Brooks of <em>The New York Times</em> discuss Scotland's vote on independence and Hillary Clinton's speech at a Democrats women's event.
Iran Nuclear Talks Have A Different Tone This Time Around In New York on Friday, Iran and six world powers sat down for the latest talks aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.
With IPO, Alibaba Hopes To Compete In The West Shares of Chinese Internet giant Alibaba started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. The company raised more than $20 billion with its initial public offering, shattering a U.S. record set by Visa in 2008.
In The Courts, Assaults Treated Differently If A Result Of Domestic Violence Robert Siegel talks with Andrew R. Klein, a senior research associate with Advocates for Human Potential, about how sentences for assault in cases of domestic violence compare to sentences in non-domestic assault cases.