Letters to the editor for the June 25, 2018 weekly magazine.
What expectation of privacy do consumers have in an increasingly technological world? New technology is forcing more answers and reinterpretation of the Constitution.
Turkish President Erdoan has tried mightily to consolidate power, imprisoning foes as ‘terrorists‘ in authoritarian fashion. But the democratic impulse in the country is still strong.
Since January, peaceful protests against military abuses of civilian minorities have embolden others to challenge the Army‘s grip on democracy.
Human rights, long a guiding force in world affairs, are under attack from a new generation of populist and authoritarian leaders, and traditional rights champions have vacillated.
In Michigan, a top fruit producer, the number of growers using an expensive and cumbersome visa process to bring farmhands from Mexico has jumped from four to 50 in the past four years. Congress is considering a bill that would make it easier to employ guest workers.
Dwindling numbers and stylistic differences are threatening the future of a beloved fiddlers‘ festival in Idaho. The solution may lie in something musicians intrinsically know: Simply listening can bridge divides.
A roundup of global commentary for the June 25, 2018 weekly magazine.
Because ofChristopher Plummer and Vera Farmiga,‘Boundaries,‘ which might have been cooked up by a screenwriting program called RoadMovie, is halfway tolerable.
Paul Rudd stars asMorris ‘Moe‘ Berg, a middling catcher in baseball‘s major leagues who was recruited by US military intelligence to spy on and possibly assassinate physicist Werner Heisenberg.
Amid tensions over whether or not migrants should continue being admitted into Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading an upcoming meeting with European nations to discuss potential paths forward to help ease problems associated with migration.
The US Supreme Court ruled that states will be able place sales taxes on items fromout of state, but analysts say businesses most likely won‘t lose many customers, as most shoppers find online shopping too convenient to give up.
ChrisPratt brings a wry insouciance to the mayhem and the escape from Isla Nublar has its modicum of thrills.
Orlando International Airport will employ face scanners for passengers on arriving and departing international flights, a move that airport authorities claim will speed up customs, while privacy advocates worry about the lack of formal rules in place for the data from the scans.
After near extinction in the 1970s due to famine and disease, African wild dogs have been re-introduced in Gorongosa National Park as part of a carefully planned project to restore the species in a diverse ecosystem where it can thrive.
A new poll has found that Americans generally agree that presidents should not pardon themselves.Three-quarters of Republicans say a president should not self-pardon if charged with a crime and more than 9 in 10 Democrats agree.
In an effort to further peace talks, this August North and South Korea will each send 100 people to reunite with family members divided by the Korean War. Since 2000 nearly 20,000 Koreans have participated in 20 rounds of family reunions.
When award-winning poet Karen Auvinen loses all in a fire, she must decide what kind of life to rebuild.
Monitor TV and movie fans share what they‘ve been watching lately.
A new National Geographic video, ‘Behind the Scenes: Life Below Zero,‘ provides a look at how the people who work on the show create a time-lapse in such difficult weather conditions, the National Women‘s History Museum‘s new exhibit, ‘Inventive Women,‘ explores the lives of women in the United States who patented important inventions and technologies, and more top picks.
Immigration is a topic heavy with statistics and policy proposals. But it‘s also about humanity. Our reporter went to the Texas-Mexico border to hear stories from people on both sides.
Despite its faltering steps against corruption, Romania shows how foreign support and pressure can bring progress toward clean governance.
President Trump‘s decision to call of an annual joint military exercise with South Korea has led some analysts to question if outreach to Kim signals a US retreat from the region.