Obama and the NRA can work together, says John Avlon, a CNN contributor and senior political columnist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
Obama's spending problem, according to William J. Bennett, a CNN contributor and the author of "The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood."
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on why he can't support the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be the next secretary of defense.
Flu season: In the future, get vaccinated earlier
Rizana Nafeek was a child herself -- 17 years old according to her birth certificate -- when a four-month-old baby died in her care in Saudi Arabia. She had migrated from Sri Lanka only weeks earlier to be a domestic worker for a Saudi family. Although Rizana said the baby died in a choking accident, Saudi courts convicted her of murder and sentenced her to death. On Wednesday, the Saudi government carried out the sentence in a gruesome fashion, by beheading Rizana. Her fate should arouse international outrage. But it should also spotlight the precarious existence of other domestic workers. At least 1.5 million work in Saudi Arabia alone and more than 50 million -- mainly women and girls -- are employed worldwide according to the International Labour Organization.
Obama should be honest with Karzai on Afghanistan
Abandon Afghanistan? A dumb idea, says Peter Bergen, CNN's national security analyst and the author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden, from 9/11 to Abbottabad."