Spy Agencies Explored Tapping Google, Samsung App Servers

Western intelligence agencies explored tapping Google and Samsung mobile-software stores, according to a document...

By WSJ.com: / May 22, 2015

ISIS in Palmyra

Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker...

By Dexter / May 22, 2015

What's Missing in the Indictments Over Freddie Gray's Death

In a very brief news conference at the end of the day Thursday, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced...

By David / May 21, 2015


FCC's Wheeler Reached Out to Time Warner Cable, Charter CEOs

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has a message for cable chiefs: just because regulators leaned against the Comcast...

By WSJ.com: / May 21, 2015

The Real Victims of the Left's War on Police

Jonathan Tobin, CommentaryFrom last summerÂ’s disturbances in Ferguson, Missouri to the more...

By Jonathan / May 21, 2015

How to Treat Pregnant Drug Addicts? Your Thoughts

The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan recently reported on the increased use of incarceration to punish women...

By Chris / May 21, 2015


San Bernardino Votes to Move Past Bankruptcy, Plus Pandas and the Finale to the Boiled Frog Saga

A harvest of updates: - On Monday I described the choice that the city council of San Bernardino, California,...

By James / May 21, 2015

A Kentucky Election That's Too Close to Call?

Matt Bevin may have won Kentucky’s Republican primary for governor on Tuesday night. Out of more than...

By Russell / May 20, 2015

After the Waco Shootout, Texas Lawmakers Debate Gun Laws

Authorities are still working to develop a clear picture of the bullet-riddled scene where nine members...

By Adam / May 20, 2015


Isabella Greenway, Pioneering American Woman

In tiny Ajo, Arizona, a low-slung white stucco pueblo-reminiscent house stands at the top of a hill,...

By Deborah / May 19, 2015

The Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 35 Years Ago

On May 18, 1980, 35 years ago today, an earthquake struck below the north face of Mount St. Helens in Washington...

By Alan / May 18, 2015

The Texas Biker-Gang Massacre

Scores of bikers gathered at a bar-restaurant Sunday in Waco, Texas. Expecting trouble, a dozen police...

By Conor / May 18, 2015


 

Political Memo: Hillary Clinton, Acutely Aware of Pitfalls, Avoids Press on Campaign Trail

The news media is Hillary Rodham Clinton’s only real opponent so far en route to the Democratic nomination,...

By JASON / May 22, 2015

First Draft: Today in Politics: No Time for a Lazy Summer as Campaigns Ramp Up

Good Friday morning from Washington, where the Senate still has some work to do, even if the House has already...

By FIRST / May 22, 2015

City Room: New York Today: See Forever, Weather Permitting

Friday: Hazy viewings, pleasant weather, and cookie secrets.

By TATIANA / May 22, 2015


Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

By ADEEL / May 22, 2015

Obama Set to Strengthen Federal Role in Clean Water Regulation

The administration is to soon announce new executive action that would restore its authority to limit...

By CORAL / May 22, 2015

Lens Blog: When Every Day Is Memorial Day

Irked by how people treat Memorial Day like just another three-day weekend, Andrew Lichtenstein photographed...

By DAVID / May 22, 2015


Pamela Anderson is ready to date lots of guys

Pamela Anderson has got big plans following her split from Rick Salomon.

By FOX / May 22, 2015

California Farmers Offer Concession in Drought

Growers in California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin river delta said they would give up a quarter of their...

By JENNIFER / May 22, 2015

6-Year-Old’s Murder Has Mexicans Seeking Answers to Youth Violence

Three of the five adolescent suspects will not face prison because of their ages, and the others face...

By RANDAL / May 22, 2015


 

Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun

The phrase “shit hits the fan” has uncertain origins. Some claim it’s a descendant of a World War II adage...

By Bourree / May 22, 2015

Dad Pleads Not Guilty to Poisoning Child With Drain Cleaner

Father charged with poisoning ill 7-year-old daughter with drain cleaner pleads not guilty

By ABC / May 22, 2015

Toward a Corporate World Where Sustainability Is an Expectation, Not a Goal

In this series, I’ve explored how people in different corporate roles and functions can push their...

By Christine / May 22, 2015


Suspect in Killings of Wealthy DC Family Arrested

Suspect in slayings of wealthy DC family, housekeeper, arrested a week after slayings

By ABC / May 22, 2015

'American Sniper' Wife: 'I Feel God Prepared Me'

Americans poured into movie theaters in record numbers to see the movie, "American Sniper." Now his widow...

By CBN.com / May 22, 2015

5-hour standoff with bank robbery suspect in Greenwood, Seattle, ends when suspect apparently kills himself, police say - @DeLeon_Times

5-hour standoff with bank robbery suspect in Greenwood, Seattle, ends when suspect apparently kills himself,...

By Jillian / May 22, 2015


Appeals Court Delays Transgender California Inmate's Surgery

Court delays transgender California inmate's sex reassignment surgery after board backs parole

By ABC / May 22, 2015

Mansion Fire Suspect Tracked to New York City: DC Police

Daron Dylan Wint identified as the suspect in the quadruple murder.

By ABC / May 21, 2015

'If You Aint Cheating, You Aint Trying': The Brazen Greed of the Currency-Manipulating Bankers

Were they greedy, or were they just foolish? It’s one of the big questions from the 2008 economic crisis...

By David / May 21, 2015


David Letterman's final 'Late Show' averages 9.3 local rating, highest score since 2005; full ratings available later Thursday - @THR

David Letterman's final 'Late Show' averages 9.3 local rating, highest score since 2005; full ratings...

By Stephanie / May 21, 2015

German Government Stalls Lawmakers' Probe Into Spy Agency

German government stalls lawmakers' probe into spy agency's cooperation with US

By ABC / May 21, 2015

More People Feared Dead in Colombia Landslide

The death toll is still rising in a landslide that destroyed most of the town of Salgar in northwestern...

By CBN.com / May 21, 2015


 

7 Absurd Planned Parenthood Tweets

What does Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider, share on social media? Some of their...

By The / May 21, 2015

Atheists Who Want Air Force General to Be Court-Martialed Want to 'Give God a Dishonorable Discharge,' Religious Liberty Group Says

Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig Olson made "entirely appropriate" remarks when he thanked God during a National...

By The / May 21, 2015

 

Have tissues ready for 'Batkid Begins'

Get your tissues ready.

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

What veterans really think about on Memorial Day

As a wounded veteran who served two tours in Iraq, I've been asked to give speeches at Memorial Day celebrations....

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Free diving: One giant breath could be your last

Jonathan Sunnex is part of a small group of elite freedivers who plunge hundreds of feet underwater,...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015


The week in 40 photos

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

The absolutely must-see movie I never saw

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse." "You had me at 'hello.'" "I'll have what she's having."...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Mom shames 13-year-old daughter for racy pictures

CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks to a mom who posted a video online shaming her daughter after she discovered...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015


5 things to start your day

Suspect in Washington family killing is nabbed. The Boy Scouts may soon let in gay leaders. And biker...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

What became of jet-set playgrounds

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

California oil spill: How bad is it?

At its worst, the smell burns your nostrils and gives you a little nagging headache.

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015


Best of Letterman's finale

After more than an hour of tributes and laughs, David Letterman signed off his last show with poignant...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Biker gangs targeting cops, officials say

Texas law enforcement officials are investigating what they say are new threats against officers from...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Bon Jovi gives Rutgers grads special gift

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015