[Editorial] Regulating tobacco

Smoking is an everlasting subject of debate. The debate usually concerns just how harmful it is to human health and the extent to which the tobacco industry should be regulated. This longstanding debate has been intensifying in Ko...

[Editorial] Paygo rules

The government has announced a package of measures to reduce the fiscal deficit that has been threatening the sound management of the national economy. The measures, announced earlier this week, include plans to reduce the number ...

[Doyle McManus] Reading between the lines

Reading is such an improbable idea ― a miracle, really. Yet simple squiggles on a page, arranged just so, can convey ideas that change the way we think or introduce to us characters we love for a lifetime. In celebration of readi...

Why poverty across world matters to Americans

A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans.That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, whose job at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is to lead a federal bureau spreading democr...