Priti Patel gives the Home Office 72 hours to solve the migration crisis as she demands action after 1,451 people tried to cross the Channel this year Home Secretary spoke urgently with French counterpart, Christophe…

Optimists DO live longer: People with sunny outlooks are up to 70% more likely to live to be 85, study finds Boston University researchers tracked the attitudes of nearly 70,000 US adults Mental state -…

When Stewart Butterfield, chief executive of workplace messaging service Slack, flew to New York City for his company’s public stock market debut in June, he didn’t just bring his leadership team and some key customers…

First Lady Melania Trump wore a cohesive series of nautical-inspired ensembles for her final day at the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, and return home in Washington, D.C. France’s Brigitte Macron invited Mrs. Trump and other…

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 6, 2016 (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, by Corey Robin (Metropolitan, 320 pp., $30) Reviewing a Corey Robin book…

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) drops back to pass against the Houston Texans in the first quarter in a AFC Wild Card playoff football game at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, January 5, 2019.…

President Donald Trump meets with China’s President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Foreign policy via Twitter may not be wise, but Congresss has given the president…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill in April 2018. (Leah Millis/Reuters) There is a path forward, but it’s not to treat the companies as public utilities or to break them up. Imagine you’re…

President Donald Trump at a rally in Manchester, N.H., August 15, 2019. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) If history is any guide, the election will not be close — whether the incumbent wins or loses. Will Donald Trump’s…

Visitors at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Jason Reed/Reuters) Calvin Coolidge didn’t quite say that “the business of America is business,” but he could have said the “bigness of America is bigness.” First of…

(Rawpixelimages/Dreamstime) Immigrants to America never brought with them the idea that they were still European subjects. Nor were our small farmers peasants or serfs. Instead, the United States was the rare consensual government in history…

Uncertainties infused into the global economy by the trade war between the world’s two largest national economies probably have helped to produce a global slowdown and fears of an approaching recession. In a trade war,…