Americans Resolve Fiercest Hot Dog Debates

Americans Resolve Fiercest Hot Dog Debates

On National Hot Dog Day, Americans have weighed in to settle some of the biggest debates among the fans of our favorite franks. In short, ...

America: The Colossus May Crumble

The people of the once great country are confused and disoriented. Once America’s feet of clay crumble, the colossus will never rise again.

Examining the crisis in American public life [column]

In December 1972, as he neared completion of his monumental trilogy on the American Civil War, author Shelby Foote wrote to his friend and fellow novelist Walker Percy about the ...

President Biden to send American royalty to Canberra

If confirmed by the US Senate, Caroline Kennedy’s appointment as ambassador to Australia will be a masterstroke of regional diplomacy.

GUEST COLUMN: A call to end gridlock in American politics

Americans are privileged to have nine U.S. senators and 58 members from the House of Representatives who publicly exhibit bipartisanship behavior. They are members of the heralded bipartisan Problem S ...

Maine Voices: Can America remain a democracy? Authoritarianism raises its ugly head

We need to elect leaders who appeal to our better selves, who inspire us to be strong and unafraid, who give us specific reasons to be optimistic.

Mediator flies out to settle Yuja Wang and conductor

We hear that a mediator had to be flown out from London to the Riga Jurmala Music Festival in order, we hear, to resolve a clash of personalities between the American pianist Yuja Wang and the British ...

House’s Resolve to Curb Surveillance State Faces Biggest Test Since Trump Presidency

The House is set to vote this week on a measure to rein in extrajudicial searches of Americans’ private communications under Section 702 of FISA.

How American sprinter impaled by javelin came back to make the Olympics

Before he fought back from being impaled by a javelin to earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team, Elija Godwin admits he wasn’t an obedient patient. He’d wait until his mom left for work and the house ...

Philippines Retains Military Pact With America, U.S. Defense Secretary Rejects Beijing’s Claim Over South China Sea

The Philippines has just announced that it will retain the bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States. The decision was made public in a ...

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