The White House has announced plans to send military weapons to rebels in Syria after confirming that a "red line" has been crossed. The US says it has confirmed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons in the civil war. Should we be so heavily involved in another foreign conflict when we’re still dealing with Iraq and Afghanistan?
If a teenager uses offensive or racist language online, is it the parents fault? That's the question plaguing high profile members of Congress after their children used a string of racist and homophobic language on Twitter.
Something happened to Jonathan Alter's "The Center Holds" on the way to the bookshelves - the center began to shake. The renowned journalist's latest profile of President Barack Obama chronicles his presidency and campaign over 2011 and 2012. Alter details the sophisticated campaign machine that used corporate-style analytics to up donations and get out the vote.