Putting An End To These 5 Common Pregnancy Myths

The minute a woman becomes pregnant, people start throwing all sort of advice – some accurate, some not – her way from not being able…

A shameful Memorial Day anniversary

On Memorial Day, May 25, millions of Americans will remember those servicemen who died to protect American freedom. This year, let us hope that some Americans—at least those in the White House and State

Nutrition News: Packaged-Food Changes at Target, USDA GMO-Free Labels, Banishing Belly Fat

Target targets healthier foods, and the USDA introduces a new GMO-free labeling system. Also, find out the best way to whittle your waistline.

The anti-economics of ‘free’ college

The WaPo's Charles Lane looks at the economics of Bernie Sanders's "free" college plan: [...]

Coffee Keeps Men Awake In More Ways Than One

Coffee perks millions of Americans up each morning, and a new study finds it might help keep men’s sex lives percolating, too. The study, from…

Riga’s missed opportunity

That thinking, characteristic of EU’s political elites, mistakes equivocation for strategy. Worse, it ignores the urgency of the current situation, both within the EU and in its eastern neighborhood.

Back to the drawing board on Ukraine?

The basic economic and political assumptions that justified the IMF's lending program to Ukraine are far from being realized.

Why does Iran keep playing chicken with the US navy?

Iranian naval aggression spikes periodically, especially when Iran feels under pressure, but it has been the norm since the Tanker War during Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s.

Have the Kurds lied to Congress?

Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has undertaken a full-court press of lobbying in Washington, hiring at least four lobbying firms, spending several million dollars, and leveraging former officials and businessmen to act as unofficial

Midterm elections in Mexico may not provide momentum for Peña Nieto

For Peña Nieto, the predicted results will do very little to restore the momentum behind his ambitious agenda of economic and social reforms—including modernization of the critical energy sector.