Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro has been fielding questions from colleagues from around the country in recent weeks, and he answered some in a letter to other presidents of football schools.
What do you do when the person you seek to punish is willing to endure more pain than the person doing the punishing? That may be the odd question President Barack Obama is about to confront in the showdown with Russia over its behavior toward Ukraine.
The Social Security Administration said it is halting its controversial practice of collecting old debts by withholding tax refunds, including from relatives of beneficiaries whose families received overpayments.
President Obama on Monday, reflecting on Easter and the shooting this weekend at a Jewish community center and a retirement home in a Kansas City suburb, said, "Nobody should have to worry about their security when gathering with their fellow believers."
The crisis in Ukraine is moving at a pace that could place a problem that ranks low in the minds of Americans, and some West Wing aides, high on the White House's list of political issues that could ensnare the president this election year.
Criticized by the president for her stance on equal-pay policy, Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan said she supports the principle of equal pay for women but would have voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act debated in the Senate this week.
The latest on the turmoil in Ukraine, the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are likely to be the focus of this Sunday’s political talk shows. Here are the lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press.
Democratic incumbents facing tough re-election battles ended the first quarter of 2014 with a financial advantage over their likely Republican opponents, some of whom still face primaries to win the GOP nomination.
Political and workplace divides over labor policy were on display at the National Labor Relations Board’s Washington headquarters this week, where the board held a hearing to examine its proposal to streamline and speed union-organizing elections in the private sector.
If White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell is confirmed as secretary of Health and Human Services, she will be the third member of Harvard College’s Class of 1987 to join President Barack Obama’s cabinet.