National

08/21/2016 - 7:00pm

    My colleague David Ignatius is right ["When robots take all the jobs," Washington Forum, Aug. 12] that millions of jobs are threatened by things such as self-driving cars, voice recognition systems and intelligent software, in the same way that millions of jobs were eliminated by the mechanical reaper and...

08/18/2016 - 8:00pm

    This summer, as last, Dylan Hernandez, 17, noticed a theme on the social media accounts of fellow students at his private Catholic high school in Flint, Michigan.

    “An awfully large percentage of my...

08/18/2016 - 1:00pm

    These days, "trauma" seems epidemic.

    A group of Columbia Law School students felt the "traumatic effects" of the Michael Brown grand jury decision so keenly, they argued, that they needed...

08/18/2016 - 11:00am

    Three University of Texas professors were informed this week that they will be "subject to discipline" if they try to ban concealed handguns from their classrooms. The warning was issued in a state legal brief connected to the professors' lawsuit seeking...

08/18/2016 - 9:00am

    There has been a surge of assertions about rising crime recently. At the Republican convention in July, GOP nominee Donald Trump said, "Decades of progress made in bringing down crime are now being reversed by this administration's rollback of criminal...

08/17/2016 - 8:00pm

    The U.S. economy is suffering from a malaise that undermines its ability to boost living standards: Labor productivity, or the amount of goods and services people produce for each hour worked, isn't growing like it has in the past.

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