Young Voices: Recognizing that he had unhealthy obsession with politics, the author's friend gave up politics for Lent -- during the 2008 presidential primary election season.
Advocates for the closure of the Cuban detention center welcomed the news and called for an end of holding remaining detainees without charges.
NCR Editorial Staff: President Barack Obama has put in motion a set of initiatives for upgrading our nuclear arsenals that, if implemented, would harm a generation of the world's citizens.
NCR Today: The president refuted unequivocally the bigoted anti-Muslim rhetoric heard on the political campaign trail these days, and he reaffirmed one of the foundational ideals of the U.S.
NCR Today: President Obama speaks out for religious freedom; clergy sex abuse commission member takes leave of absence; Pope pleads for Syrian peace talks
NCR Today: Sometimes it is difficult to understand why President Obama receives so little credit for what most of the world consider pretty historic achievements.
NCR Today: Oh yes, I watched the State of the Union address on Jan. 12. Given that I am a certifiable political nerd, I simply would not have missed it!
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review President Barack Obama's executive actions expanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents.
NCR Today: Hillary Clinton's hostility towards international law goes well beyond her support for the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
NCR Today: When President Barack Obama gives his final State of the Union address tonight, two Little Sisters of the Poor will be in attendance.