American Enterprise Institute

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greets audience members as he arrives to speak at an event entitled: "Happiness, Free Enterprise, and Human Flourishing" Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Dalai Lama appears at right-leaning US think tank

WASHINGTON (AP) — Smiling and in saffron robes, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday brought a message of compassion and care for humanity to the free market mavens of a right-leaning Washington think […]

02/20/2014

US Capitol dome (AP Photo)

Jumble of education topics facing Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — From pre-kindergarten to No Child Left Behind, from broadband-wired schools to college loans, students in every age group are suddenly finding the spotlight on Capitol Hill. After months of relative neglect, education […]

06/06/2013

US Public Health Service

Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?

NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with the high cost of caring for smokers and overeaters, experts say society must grapple with a blunt question: Instead of trying to penalize them and change their ways, why not let them die?

01/27/2013

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