Can Kerry end Gaza bloodshed?
Aaron Miller says Kerry needs the cooperation of Hamas, Israel, Egypt and others if he is to succeed in his peacemaking efforts
Until drug war ends, expect refugees
Jeronimo Saldana and Malik Burnett say Gov. Perry's plan to send National Guard to the border won't solve the escalating immigration problem. At its core is the longstanding drug war the U.S. in Central and South America.
GOP's slam of Obama over MH17
LZ Granderson says Ronald Reagan went horseback riding and took a vacation after the Korean Air Crash of 1983. So why does the GOP keep airbrushing history to bash Obama?
The argument for eating dog
The idea is difficult to stomach, but John Sutter writes that eating dog is morally equivalent to eating pig, another intelligent animal. If Americans oppose it, they should question their own eating habits as well.
U.S. military's new foe
Sharon Burke says climate change threatens America's military, and taking the problem seriously makes sense.
Don't blame Malaysia Airlines
Les Abend says threat information that pilots respond to is only as good as the intelligence from air traffic controllers and cooperating governments. And none of it is a match for a radar-guided missile
Tyson to present Holyfield at HOF
Back when Mike Tyson bit off a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear in 1997, it seemed unlikely the two boxers could ever reconcile. But apparently, time heals all wounds.
Mom swaps death row for jail cell
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
Sources: Bulls join Cavs in Love trade push
The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.
Stoops bashes Saban's 'consolation' remark
Bob Stoops responded to Alabama coach Nick Saban's comments about the Sugar Bowl being a "consolation game" as quickly and decisively as the Sooners' did in last season's 45-31 upset of the Tide.
Belfort granted license, in line for Weidman tilt
The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously in favor of granting UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort a fighter's license Wednesday, paving the way for a middleweight title bout against Chris Weidman at UFC 181 in Las Vegas.