A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. pic.twitter.com/U3zGUPqi86 — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / March 26, 2015

Ted-I-Am Really Likes Obamacare

Paul Begala, CNNSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made news this week when he told CNN's Dana Bash that he would...

By Paul / March 26, 2015

Could the Germanwings Crash Have Been Avoided?

As I write I am listening to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's announcement that the Germanwings crash...

By James / March 26, 2015


RadioShack Auction Winner Standard General Faces Court Fight

The takeover offer from hedge fund Standard General was deemed the best when the RadioShack bankruptcy...

By WSJ.com: / March 26, 2015

What Hypoxia Could Do to Pilots

No one knows the cause of the latest airline disaster, the Germanwings crash yesterday in Southern France....

By James / March 25, 2015

If You're in Northern Mississippi This Weekend, Check Out 'The Blue and the Gray'

Last May, Deb Fallows wrote an account of a historical coincidence that linked The Atlantic Monthly of 150 years...

By James / March 25, 2015


End-of-Day Wrap-Up: California Dries Up

What's Happening: California's Running Dry The state's historic drought continues as its warmest-ever...

By Jake / March 24, 2015

Confessions of a Prosecutor Who Sent an Innocent to Death Row

Glenn Ford spent 30 years on death row for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to die in the electric...

By Conor / March 24, 2015

Judging the Cops: When Excessive Force Trumps Resisting Arrest

On an autumn night last year a 16-year-old high school student, Thai Gurule, was crossing a street in Portland,...

By Conor / March 21, 2015


Farmland Without Farmers

The landscapes of our country are now virtually deserted. In the vast, relatively flat acreage of the Midwest...

By Wendell / March 20, 2015

The Scandal of the Anti A-10 Campaign: Chickenhawk Chronicles Resume

A week ago, my wife Deb and I were driving down Highway 85 in Arizona, toward the southern town of Ajo (which...

By James / March 18, 2015

Who Would Jesus Bomb, and Other Imponderable Questions

Over the weekend I mentioned the full-throated endorsement, in a Washington Post op-ed by Joshua Muravchik,...

By James / March 17, 2015


 

COUNTRY-VERSY MSNBC apologizes after guest rips country music

By Fox / March 26, 2015

Bits Blog: Facebook Sees Oculus Virtual Reality Headsets Shipping This Year

Michael Schroepfer, Facebook’s vice president of engineering, told developers that the company’s...

By VINDU / March 26, 2015

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By NYT / March 26, 2015


Explosion and Fire in the East Village

More than 100 firefighters were responding to calls about a blast Thursday on Second Avenue.

By MARC / March 26, 2015

Ebola Virus in Latest Outbreak Does Not Show Unusual Mutations, Study Finds

The rate of mutation appears normal, research suggests, and the high death toll stems from where the epidemic...

By PAM / March 26, 2015

Indiana Declares Health Emergency After H.I.V. Outbreak

The 80 cases attributed to intravenous drug use in Scott County prompted Gov. Mike Pence to authorize...

By MITCH / March 26, 2015


Inside America’s Toughest Federal Prison

For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery....

By MARK / March 26, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Downton Abbey’ Will End After Next Season

The show’s coming sixth season will be its last.

By GILBERT / March 26, 2015

Drew Barrymore's post-baby body like 'kangaroo with a giant pouch'

Drew Barrymore paints quite the picture about what her body felt like after having two children, Olive,...

By FOX / March 26, 2015


 

Will Californians Vote On Executing Gays and Lesbians?

California has always done democracy a bit differently than most other states. Every other year, voters...

By Russell / March 26, 2015

Photo: An aerial view of the bridge collapse in Salado, Texas - @NBCDFW

Photo: An aerial view of the bridge collapse in Salado, Texas - @NBCDFW

By Tom / March 26, 2015

Tractor-Trailer Plows Into Texas Interstate Bridge, 1 Killed

Tractor-trailer crashed into bridge along major Texas interstate, killing 1 person

By ABC / March 26, 2015


Americans Love Big Hot Suburbs

The new Census population estimates are out today, and only two metros added more than 100,000 people...

By Derek / March 26, 2015

One Way to Save Print Newspapers: Make Them a Luxury Good

There will eventually come a day when The New York Times ceases to publish stories on newsprint. Exactly...

By Adrienne / March 26, 2015

A Brief History of the ATM

Eyes glaze over when I mention my interest in researching automated teller machines. Yet after I explain...

By Bernardo / March 26, 2015


America's Socialist Sports League: The NFL

Free agency in the National Football League began this month and a number of stars—Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco...

By David / March 26, 2015

The Feedback Loop That Will Make America's Richest Cities Even Richer

This week, the Brookings Institution came out with a report on "job proximity"—that is, what cities...

By Derek / March 26, 2015

New Details on Germanwings Co-Pilot's Experience

Official described audio indicating one pilot was outside cockpit.

By ABC / March 26, 2015


Anti-Gay Initiative Puts California Attorney General in Bind

Proposed ballot measure that advocates killing gays puts California attorney general in bind

By ABC / March 26, 2015

National Weather Service releases estimated track of tornado that hit Moore, Okla. - @NWSNorman

National Weather Service releases estimated track of tornado that hit Moore, Okla. - @NWSNorman

By Jillian / March 26, 2015

Kansas to Ban Dismemberment Abortion Method

A ban on a common procedure for second-trimester abortions is going to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for his signature.

By CBN.com / March 26, 2015


 

Did an Ivy League Dean Really Welcome ISIS Fighters to Host a Training Camp on His Campus?

A recently released undercover investigative video purports to show a dean at Cornell University telling...

By The / March 26, 2015

 

Walker: Path to citizenship OK

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker endorsed a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants during a private...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

Viral tornado photo a sign from God?

A photo of a cross in Tulsa, Oklahoma has gone viral after a tornado ripped through the town.

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

'Doctor Who': Where are they now?

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015


Homeless invited to tour the Vatican

The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

Explosion rocks New York's East Village

An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday in what officials...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

Explosion rocks New York's East Village

An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday in what officials...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015


Man wins $7M on scratch-off ticket in get well card

Joseph Amorese won New York Lottery's $7,000,000 Golden Ticket scratch-off game. He says he received...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

Sexual attack filmed on subway; man charged

A man has been charged with first degree aggravated sexual abuse after police say video shows him attacking...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

CEO: Co-pilot passed all tests

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who authorities say deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 in France,...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015


On This Day 36 Years Ago: The Signing of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty (1 photos)

In 1978, after more than a year of diplomatic efforts, the Camp David Accords were signed, establishing...

By The / March 26, 2015

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By CNN.com / March 26, 2015

Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy...

By CNN.com / March 26, 2015