The Great Debate

And Christie makes 16: Why are so many people running for president?

By David Greenberg
June 30, 2015
New Jersey Governor Christie addresses third Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the third Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

What makes this Supreme Court different from other Supreme Courts?

By Bill Schneider
June 30, 2015
Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage

Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage in Washington April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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SpaceX flameout hardly heralds failure

June 29, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The real reason Greek PM Alexis Tsipras wants a referendum on debt deal

By Marco Vicenzino
June 29, 2015
Anti-austerity protesters burn a euro note during a demonstration outside the European Union offices in Athens, Greece

Anti-austerity protesters burn a euro note during a demonstration outside the European Union offices in Athens, Greece, June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

New steps to bring U.S. hostages home, offer families help

By David Rohde
June 29, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while announcing a change in U.S. policy in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington

President Barack Obama pauses while announcing a change in U.S. policy on kidnappings in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2015.REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

How Chief Justice John Roberts made himself a footnote to history

By Elizabeth B. Wydra
June 29, 2015
Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts is pictured on the front plaza of the Supreme Court in Washington

Chief Justice John Roberts on the front plaza of the Supreme Court in Washington, October 1, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing/Files

Grexit signs: Drachma, how we’ve missed you!

By John Lloyd
June 28, 2015
A drop of water is seen on a Greek twenty-Drachma coin depicting ancient Athenian politician and general Pericles in this picture illustration taken in Athens

A drop of water is seen on a Greek 20-drachma coin depicting ancient Athenian politician and general Pericles in this picture illustration taken in Athens March 22, 2015. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

What did the Supreme Court actually say about gay marriage?

By Lena Masri
June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the same right to marry as heterosexual couples. With the landmark ruling, gay marriage will be legal in all 50 states.

Even Christian Evangelicals are warming to gay marriage

By Matthew Vines
June 26, 2015
Casey Kend of New York and a supporter of gay marriage holds a sign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington

Casey Kend, a supporter of gay marriage, holds a sign in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Justice Scalia is the Supreme Court’s real loser in Obamacare ruling

By William Yeomans
June 26, 2015
Justice Scalia testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia testifies before a House Judiciary Sucommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 20, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque