Downtown Fresno Kicks Off Its Campaign

An unexpected satisfaction of following cities in our American Futures travels has been watching plans...

By James / March 27, 2015

New SkyMall Owner May Relaunch Catalog

SkyMall got approval to proceed with a sale to C&A Marketing for $1.9 million. C&A said it plans to turn...

By / March 27, 2015

Remembering Hilton Kramer

Roger Kimball, PJ MediaToday, March 25, is the birthday of my friend and colleague Hilton Kramer. Hilton...

By Roger / March 27, 2015

Photos of New York City, in Motion

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By Chris / March 27, 2015

The Economics of Religious Freedom Bills

Now that Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed his state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration...

By Adam / March 27, 2015

The Sexually Conservative Millennial

Hookups: how vague. Dictionaries and sources of Internet wisdom define them as casual sexual encounters,...

By Emma / March 27, 2015

A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / 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

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


Saudi Arabia Evacuates Diplomats From Yemeni City as Houthi Advance Continues

Saudi Arabia said its navy had moved Arab and Western diplomats out of the port city of Aden, as its coalition...

By DAVID / March 28, 2015

A Hallucinogenic Tea Time for Some Brazilian Prisoners

The provision of ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew used in the Amazon basin for centuries, to inmates on short...

By SIMON / March 28, 2015

Official: Siege of Gunmen in Somali Hotel Ends, 17 Dead

Somali government officials say they have taken control of the hotel where extremist gunmen were holed...

By THE / March 28, 2015

Rod Hundley, an Outsize Basketball Personality, Dies at 80

Hundley, known as Hot Rod, parlayed showmanship on the court with flair at the microphone to become a fan favorite...

By RICHARD / March 28, 2015

Italy's highest court acquits Amanda Knox of killing roommate

Italy's highest court acquitted Friday American Amanda Knox of murder, ending her legal saga.

By FOX / March 28, 2015

With Little Notice, Citi Bike Is Suspended for the Weekend

Citi Bike sent an email to its members around 5 p.m. on Friday, announcing the suspension of service...

By EMMA / March 28, 2015

Nets 106, Cavaliers 98: Nets, Playing for a Playoff Spot, Grab a Win

The Nets served a jolt to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, beating them, 106-98, in front of a sellout...

By ANDREW / March 28, 2015

Wealth Matters: As the Economy Awakens, Thoughts Turn to Dream Houses

Luxury building is again booming in the traditionally high-end parts of the country, like the Hamptons,...

By PAUL / March 28, 2015

DEA, Secret Service sex scandals shine light on scope of prostitution industry in Colombia - DEA ‘sex parties’ report raises security concerns, Hill hearing scheduled

By Fox / March 28, 2015


Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from ODI cricket after tomorrow's World Cup final against New Zealand - @SkyNewsAust

Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from ODI cricket after tomorrow's...

By Jimmy / March 28, 2015

Judge Fines Washington Florist Over Same-Sex Wedding Flowers

Washington florist hit with $1,001 fine for refusing to sell flowers for a same-sex wedding

By ABC / March 27, 2015

What a Jury Can and Can't Prove About Sexism In Silicon Valley

A jury in San Francisco ruled Friday afternoon that Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins...

By David / March 27, 2015

What Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Said at His Murder Trial

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, said today in a Boston courtroom that the former New England...

By ABC / March 27, 2015

Harry Reid Goes Down Fighting

Nobody ever thought Harry Reid would retire, and that includes Harry Reid. Not long ago, when a reporter...

By Molly / March 27, 2015

The Reckless Man's Case for Bombing Iran

According to a 2013 study by the Costs of War Project at the Watson Institute for International Studies...

By Peter / March 27, 2015

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Hidden Illness: Prosecutor

There are indications that the co-pilot of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed into the French Alps...

By ABC / March 27, 2015

The City That Believed in Desegregation

Hawthorne Elementary in Louisville, Kentucky, looks like what you might imagine a typical American suburban...

By Alana / March 27, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'God Isn't Done with America Yet'

In the crowded field of likely Republican presidential candidates, one name jumped to the front of the pack...

By / March 27, 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

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 Phase Out 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


Police Officer Shot During Fatal Gunfight With Christian Family Band Makes Remarkable Recovery

An Arizona police officer who was shot during a fatal gunfight with members of a Christian family band...

By The / March 27, 2015

Iowa Mennonite Pastor Deported to Honduras After 20 Years in US; Only Crime Was DUI 15 Years Ago

An Iowa Mennonite pastor that was deported back to Honduras last week despite garnering the support of thousands...

By The / March 27, 2015

Pat Robertson Stands by Claim That Liberals Support Sharia Law; 'The Left Is Undermining Christian Values,' Says Rep

Pat Robertson, the executive chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network stands by controversial comments...

By The / March 26, 2015


Investigators probe co-pilot's life, secrets

Investigators are expected to question the Germanwings co-pilot's relatives, friends and co-workers to try to find...

By / March 28, 2015

Bombing in Yemen intensifies

In just a few weeks, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen's President...

By / March 28, 2015

Actress apologizes after claiming racial profiling

Actress Taraji P. Henson apologized Friday for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic...

By / March 28, 2015

UN diplomat, 19 others killed in hotel siege

A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended early...

By / March 28, 2015

Nigeria's election matters, and here's why

Nigerians go to the polls Saturday to determine who will lead Africa's most populous nation.

By / March 28, 2015

U.S. puts onus on Iran to reach nuclear deal

The U.S. put the onus on Iran to make compromises in order to reach agreement, as talks over Tehran's...

By / March 28, 2015

Officials: Doctor said Germanwings co-pilot 'unfit to fly'

The co-pilot suspected in the Germanwings crash reportedly was treated for depression about six years...

By / March 28, 2015

Beating on train linked to Ferguson?

When one man sat down next to a second man in a St. Louis light rail car late Monday and asked him his opinion...

By / March 28, 2015

See how teens are putting themselves in danger

A study found that distracted teen drivers are four times more likely to cause an accident than previously...

By / March 28, 2015

SAE: Racist chant taught at leadership event

The national office of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity changed its tune.

By / March 28, 2015

Clinton's server wiped clean

The House Select Committee on Benghazi announced that Hillary Clinton permanently deleted thousands of emails...

By / March 27, 2015

Lawyer: Knox 'loves Italy,' wants to come back

CNN's Barbie Nadeau speaks to Amanda Knox's chief lawyer about the Italian Supreme Court overturning...

By / March 27, 2015