China Factory Gauge Shows Weakness in April

China’s manufacturing sector turned in its weakest performance in a year, suggesting that Beijing may need...

By / May 4, 2015

For Clinton, a Trust Deficit to Surmount

Chris Cillizza, Washington Post...

By Chris / May 4, 2015

Large, Diverse Field May Help GOP Against Hillary

Matt Lewis, Telegraph...

By Matt / May 3, 2015

DNA Testing Firm Myriad Fights Off Rivals

Nearly two years after the Supreme Court struck down its gene patents, DNA testing company Myriad is fighting...

By / May 3, 2015

Build Your Vocabulary, "Ass Baton" Edition

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have spent the past five days on a criminal-trial jury in D.C. Superior...

By James / May 2, 2015

William Pfaff: Clarity in the American Interest

I am not taking time now to dig around and find some of the best examples of the clear-headed perspective...

By James / May 2, 2015

The 'Depraved-Heart Murder' of Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray was murdered by police after an unlawful arrest, the Baltimore City state's attorney said...

By David / May 1, 2015

A Word Cloud of Ajo, Arizona

Having listened to people from around the U.S. talk to us for our American Futures adventure over the last...

By Deborah / April 30, 2015

'We Disagree With Any Implication That Freddie Gray Severed His Own Spinal Cord'

Updated on April 30, 2015 As protests formed in a handful of major American cities on Wednesday night,...

By Adam / April 30, 2015

Our New Site (a Guide)

As you might have noticed, as of this past week has a new look on the web. You can read...

By James / April 30, 2015

A Quieter Night in Baltimore

Following a night of demonstrations, clashes, and mass arrests, relative calm descended across Baltimore...

By Adam / April 29, 2015

'Generation Now'—What People Do, When There Seems to Be Nothing to Do

In the next few installments I will be talking about two cities in inland Southern California that have...

By James / April 29, 2015


First Draft: Today in Politics: Republicans to Increase Their Boots on the Trail

The three Republicans announcing presidential bids this week could have an important effect on the party’s...

By THE / May 4, 2015

Fiorina and Huckabee Joining G.O.P. Race on Heels of Carson

With Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, joining on Sunday, Carly Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard chief,...

By ALAN / May 4, 2015

Obama to Unveil Nonprofit for Young Minorities After Baltimore Unrest

He will travel to the Bronx to present a spinoff from his My Brother’s Keeper initiative, which addresses...

By PETER / May 4, 2015

Your Monday Briefing: G.O.P. Candidates, Migrant Rescue and More

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

By ADEEL / May 4, 2015

An Uphill Campaign in Norway to Promote LSD as a Human Right

An advocacy group wants to manufacture psychedelic drugs to prove they are safe and beneficial, part...

By ANDREW / May 4, 2015

Importance of Place: An Atlas of Upward Mobility Shows Paths Out of Poverty

A decades-old effort found that moving poor families to better neighborhoods did little to help them....

By DAVID / May 4, 2015

Yankees 8, Red Sox 5: After Eight-Run Lead, Yankees Lean on Bullpen to Finish Off a Sweep

The Yankees solidified their grip on first place in the American League East by completing a three-game...

By BILLY / May 4, 2015

Iran Nuclear Talks Open a Tangled Path to Ending Syria’s War

World leaders are linking the nuclear talks with Iran to the possibility for peace in Syria, but Staffan...

By SOMINI / May 4, 2015

2 Killed in Texas After Firing on Anti-Islam Group’s Event

Two assailants in Garland, Tex., shot a private security guard and were, in turn, killed by the police...

By LIAM / May 4, 2015


What Norway Can Teach the U.S. About Getting More Women Into Boardrooms

Men dominate the upper echelons of the business world:  Women hold only 15 percent of seats on the boards...

By Aaron / May 4, 2015

Georgia Sheriff Accused of Shooting Woman in Atlanta Suburb

Georgia sheriff accused of shooting woman in suburban Atlanta; she's in critical condition

By ABC / May 4, 2015

Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won

Last Thursday, congressional Democrats unveiled their latest demand for an increase in the national minimum...

By Russell / May 4, 2015

Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke - @SkyNews

Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke - @SkyNews

By David / May 4, 2015

NYPD Arrest Retraining: 'Talking People Into Their Cuffs'

NYPD retrains every officer to keep cool, 'talk people into cuffs' when making arrests

By ABC / May 4, 2015

Americans Ok with Drone Strikes on Terrorists

The majority of Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists, according to a new Associated Press...

By / May 4, 2015

Suspect in Chicago-Area FAA Fire Formally Charged

Suspect in September fire at Chicago-area air traffic facility formally charged

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Thousands Turn out to Clean Milan After May Day Clashes

Milanese march proudly, clean damage after May Day clashes left city trashed on Expo's 1st Day

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Photo: Riders in NYC's 5 Boro Bike Tour travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan - @AllisonPapson

Photo: Riders in NYC's 5 Boro Bike Tour travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan - @AllisonPapson

By Tricia / May 3, 2015

CBN News Sunday: Beyond Baltimore, Repairing and Restoring a Nation

As unrest and violence marked a the past week in Baltimore, CBN News talks with pastors who are leading...

By / May 3, 2015

The Day Nixon Cracked

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By Chris / May 2, 2015

When Cities and Suburbs Work Together

In the 1980s, the city of Denver, Colorado, was hardly a model for any type of economic development....

By Nancy / May 2, 2015


Baltimore-Raised Pastor Tony Evans Says It Is Time for Christians to Get 'Aggressive' on Rebuilding the Family, Addressing Justice Issues and Restoring Morality

Megachurch pastor Tony Evans has issued a call to Christians across the nation to rise to the challenge...

By The / May 3, 2015

Tebow Cure Hospital Opens in Philippines; 'We Will Share Love of Jesus and Bring Physical Healing,' Says CURE CEO

The Tebow CURE Hospital, built by a foundation of former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow...

By The / May 2, 2015


Fiorina announces presidential bid

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her candidacy for president on Monday, becoming the first...

By / May 4, 2015

Brother's Keeper in new phase

President Barack Obama will re-launch his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative into a new, nonprofit foundation...

By / May 4, 2015

Greatest buildings from World's Fairs

By / May 4, 2015

Fans sad by Pacquiao's loss

Manny Pacquiao's fans are saddened by his loss to Floyd Mayweather. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

By / May 4, 2015

Rory McIlroy celebrates birthday in style

Rory McIlroy celebrated turning 26 by claiming his 10th U.S. PGA Tour win with victory at the World Golf...

By / May 4, 2015

National Guard plans exit from Baltimore

Things could be returning to normal in Baltimore: The city has lifted its curfew, the National Guard...

By / May 4, 2015

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

Violence over depictions of the Prophet Mohammed may mystify many non-Muslims, but it speaks to a central...

By / May 4, 2015

What is the American Freedom Defense Initiative?

With two gunmen killed outside one of its events, the AFDI is back in the spotlight surrounded by debate. ...

By / May 4, 2015

Freed Nigerians speak about captivity

In a recent offensive, the Nigerian military has rescued nearly 700 women and children from Boko Haram...

By / May 4, 2015

2 gunmen killed at Mohammed cartoon event in Texas

Video from inside a Mohammed drawing contest event in Garland, Texas, shows police announcing there has been...

By / May 4, 2015

"Star Wars Day": What to do on May 4 (and why)

It's not just a pun.

By / May 4, 2015

Police: Two shot dead at free speech event

Two men were shot dead after they opened fire at a free speech event in Garland, Texas. CNN affiliate...

By / May 4, 2015