The National Football League has rejected a Super Bowl advertisement from American Veterans urging people to stand for the national anthem.
The National Football League, still arguably the most popular sport in America (some polls say otherwise), has endured its share of controversies and blunders over the years. But it is safe to say 2017 was a year unlike any other for the league.
As we look back on the first year of the Trump presidency and take stock, this much is clear: President Trump has enjoyed some political successes, but has made little progress at uniting our deeply divided country.
Saturday marks the beginning of the second year of Donald Trump’s presidency and gives us an opportunity to look backward, as well as forward.
Much has changed since President Trump took the oath of office on Jan. 20, 2017. But one thing has remained constant – the anger and vitriol directed at the president from the left, many Democrats, many in the media, and even some folks who call themselves Republicans. Few presidents have been so demonized and denounced.
Melania Trump, who on Saturday marks the end of her first year as first lady, has conducted herself with grace and dignity.
If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.
One year ago, I began my first day as chairwoman of the Republican National Committee by watching a powerful moment in history: President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
With all of these advances in technology, it’s hard to imagine this not having some impact on the way Americans are beginning to view the abortion debate. The impact can be measure in opinion polls.
An Alabama college student reportedly said she was “so sorry” and “an idiot” for posting racist rants on social media.
Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants.
Alarming new reports that should concern every parent link heavy smartphone use by children to an increased rate of social isolation, depression, suicidal thoughts and even suicide.
It was the crack of dawn and I couldn't stop looking over at the woman a few feet away from me on the beach. I had come to watch the sunrise and she was getting on my nerves.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a dreamer.
Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.
Pregnancy is amazing. But to be real, it ain't all pretty, is it ladies?
Bullying is the leading form of child abuse in the nation.
It wasn’t exactly the happiest New Year’s news from our tech overlords. In the first week of 2018 we learned that “most of the computers in the world” have dangerous security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, criminals, authoritarian regimes, our own security services –you name it.
According to a new book, many titans of the tech world – entrepreneurs, executives, investors, founders of companies – regularly host drug-fueled, sex-laced parties.
Two thousand 17 was one of the ugliest political years in recent memory.
It’s clear that family-friendly entertainment is needed and wanted.
To give is better than to receive, but to regift is divine.
An early meaning of courage was the capacity to speak about everything on your heart by speaking your mind.
2017 was a tough year for some people. It was a year of setbacks, defeats and failures. But 2018 is a new year! There is hope for a comeback – including for each of you reading these words.
As we all know from experience, making a New Year’s resolution is easy. Sticking with it and actually achieving your goal is hard – very hard.
As we prepare for 2018, many of us are getting ready to make resolutions to change something about our lives in the new year.
Hillary Clinton was supposed to break the glass ceiling, but the Heritage Foundation, a conservative public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., has actually done it.
A statue of a Confederate soldier that stood high atop a Georgia cemetery was severely vandalized—with the statue’s hands and rifle cut off and its face bashed in.
It’s hard to believe that Dec. 18, 2017, marked the 30th anniversary of my dad’s death.
The most wonderful time of the year is not without its headaches and stressors.
“Hamilton” is about to give its 1,000th performance, a major milestone for a Broadway show.
This year the only white Christmas I'll be seeing isn't snow but white sandy beaches.
The holiday season is a time for families to gather together, open presents, share meals and … discuss the end of our lives.
When it comes to the economy and personal finances, Americans are feeling quite upbeat these days.
A Louisiana parent is suing her daughter’s district, alleging it is violating the Constitution by “promoting and inculcating Christian religious beliefs.”
As she celebrated her 28th birthday, Taylor Swift took to Instagram to share that she “couldn’t have asked for a better year.”
You know the scene, right? It’s the perfect Christmas. There’s snow falling and dancing in the air like Juilliard students.
A group of Republican lawmakers in Connecticut said they would not allow themselves to be bullied by a bunch of angry, out-of-town atheists.
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, everywhere we go, from the sight of inflatable reindeer on the neighbor’s lawn to the thought of Cousin Eddie in a dickey, drinking egg nog and talking politics at Christmas dinner.
Even most Jews are unaware that the key to the observance of Hanukkah isn’t lighting the candles, playing with dreidels (spinning tops), eating latkes (potato pancakes), or giving gifts (in an imitation of Christmas).