Critics fear the newest edition of psychiatry's diagnostic manual will turn us into a nation of overmedicated zombies. But the truth is mental illness is far more common than we realize.
It’s time for the top brass to stop feigning surprise and start addressing the mounting mental-health epidemic.
The problem is not that the federal tax agency used political criteria to scrutinize groups. It's that it shouldn't be vetting political organizations at all.
As budgets are cut and standards raised, new evidence that teachers are growing disenchanted with their profession
Why has the marriage-equality movement gotten so far when you can still be fired in 29 states for being gay?
Years of sexual scandals followed by yet more military negligence show the consequences of letting the organization police its own.
Instead of raising taxes, labor leaders in collective-bargaining talks have a new proposal for closing state budget gaps: Go after the financial institutions that ripped off governments.
The swift advance of gay rights raises an existential question for the movement: Are we done once the most privileged among us get what we want?
Over the last four years, the FCC has failed in its mission to enforce net neutrality or promote diversity in media ownership. Can Tom Wheeler set it straight?
In restoring funding for air-traffic control, Democrats lost an opportunity to cudgel Republicans. Here's what they should do next time
Will the former secretary of State oppose Obama’s back-door cut in Social Security?
Why LGBT-rights supporters may have to sit this one out if reform is to succeed.
It’s hard to remember a problem as large as Syria, for which there are so few prospects and those that we have are so barely tolerable.
NBA player Jason Collins’s decision to come out has homophobes in a panic. Here’s why straight dudes need to chill out.
The Supreme Court and Congress team up to eviscerate the rights of the accused.