Republicans Notch Initial Debt-Ceiling Victory

Plus: U.S. ups its efforts to stop the flow of fentanyl.

If America Really Is Unpopular, We Have Only Ourselves to Blame

Washington is giving developing countries plenty of reasons to cozy up to China.

Abortion Pills, Explained

What happens when a pregnant woman follows the FDA-approved abortion regimen?

The Dangers of Prosecutorial Nullification

Choosing to ignore entire categories of crimes or criminals is a threat to the separation of powers.

Breaking Down on the ‘Last Mile’

Vulnerable mothers deserve better than aid programs that fail to deliver.

How the FTC Is Undermining U.S. Interests in Europe

Helping to enforce the EU’s Digital Markets Act will serve only to help China.

Winter Is Coming

And neither Europe nor the United States is ready.

A Draconian Constitution? 

The Athenian lawmaker Draco wasn’t good at writing laws—but neither are most of his heirs.

How the Biden Administration Can Combat the Spyware Threat

A recent executive order is a promising sign, but it’s only a first step.

In Praise of Normalcy

It’s how most Americans want to live their lives, contrary to the assumptions of arrogant radicals.

Lawmakers Game Out a Chinese Attack on Taiwan

Plus: GOP leaders forge ahead with their own debt ceiling bill.

Jordan’s Threat to the Middle Eastern Order

The kingdom has made a tradition of inciting unrest with Israel during the holy month of Ramadan.

Ron DeSantis Stays Quiet on Abortion

The Florida governor has been mum on the issue since signing a six-week ban.

Five Words of Wisdom

The U.S. economy is stupendous, despite what you might be hearing.

The Next Issue in Family-Focused Public Policy

Paid family leave is getting serious bipartisan attention.

The High Cost of Labor Strife at U.S. Ports

Everyone pays when unions successfully battle automation.