The Ghost of Cornel West

Michael Eric Dyson, The New RepublicNOR HELL A FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED” is the best-known line...

By Michael / April 21, 2015

Behind Ginni Rometty's Plan to Reboot IBM

Spending time with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty shows how she is trying to reinvent the nearly 104-year-old...

By / April 21, 2015

More on Nice Downtowns: Do They Just Happen? Or Are They Made?

Yesterday I quoted a reader in Seattle who recounted the long, purposeful process through which that...

By James / April 21, 2015

Bird Flu Hits Iowa Farm With 5.3 Million Chickens

An Iowa chicken flock has been hit with avian influenza, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said, marking...

By / April 21, 2015

A National Process for Problem Solving

Huntsman & Lieberman, RCPThanks to Tax Day, the middle of April has a fairly negative connotation...

By Huntsman / April 20, 2015

A Marathon Through the Shadows

On Monday in Boston, Massachusetts, tens of thousands of runners braved cold and slick conditions to participate...

By Adam / April 20, 2015

Raytheon to Plow $1.7 Billion Into New Cyber Venture

Raytheon is betting it can leverage the cybersecurity skills it honed for the U.S. military and intelligence...

By / April 20, 2015

Nice Downtowns: How Did They Get That Way?

I had anticipated some of the rewards and discoveries of visiting cities in the process of economic and cultural...

By James / April 19, 2015

Reinstating Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson, the star NFL running back who missed nearly the entire 2014 season while facing child-abuse...

By Adam / April 16, 2015

Today's Aviation News: The Good and the Weird

1) Good News: Kestrel and Eclipse Two of the protagonists of my 2001 book Free Flight were Alan Klapmeier,...

By James / April 16, 2015

When Security Screening Crosses the Line

How intrusive is airport security these days? For ten or eleven male passengers, normal TSA screening...

By Conor / April 15, 2015

When Police Brutality Goes Beyond a 'Bad Apple' Cop

When a police officer is caught flagrantly misbehaving on video, the most that superiors and union officials...

By Conor / April 14, 2015


Michele Leonhart, Top D.E.A. Official, Is Expected to Resign

Ms. Leonhart has presided over an agency tarnished by a sex parties scandal and has differed with President...

By JULIE / April 21, 2015

Saudis Announce Halt to Yemen Bombing Campaign

The Defense Ministry said the objectives in its bombing of Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels had been...

By RICK / April 21, 2015


By Fox / April 21, 2015

Supreme Court Limits Drug-Sniffing Dog Use in Traffic Stops

The justices, ruling 6 to 3, said that the dogs could be used, but that the stops could not be prolonged...

By ADAM / April 21, 2015

Baltimore Police Officers Suspended in Freddie Gray Inquiry Are Identified

The Police Department named the six officers who have been suspended while the death of Freddie Gray,...

By RICHARD / April 21, 2015

Russian Workers Take Aim at Putin as Economy Exacts Its Toll

Subdued for a time by a surge in national pride after the annexation of Crimea, discontent over unpaid...

By ANDREW / April 21, 2015

First Draft: Senate Reaches Deal on Sex Trafficking Bill

Senator Mitch McConnell announced the agreement, which could clear the way for a vote on Loretta E. Lynch’s...

By CARL / April 21, 2015

Kim Richards opens up to Dr. Phil about her drunken arrest

Kim Richards has opened up to Dr. Phil about her issues with alcohol, reports People. The embattled “Real...

By FOX / April 21, 2015

Teva Offers to Acquire Mylan for $40 Billion

The unsolicited offer of $82 a share would scuttle Mylan’s proposed acquisition of Perrigo in a shake-up...

By DAVID / April 21, 2015


A Better Nursing Home Exists

CHELSEA, Ma.—The woman Barry Berman saw sitting in the dining room of the nursing home was not his mother....

By Alana / April 21, 2015

8-Year-Old Stolen From Driveway With Car

The child was left unattended in the back of his family's vehicle.

By ABC / April 21, 2015

Millennials: Not So Cheap, After All

One of the hazards of being paid to think out loud is that most ideas are wrong, and some of those wrong...

By Derek / April 21, 2015

Exiled Tibet Gov't Presses China on Missing Buddhist Leader

Tibetan gov't-in-exile urges pressure on China for answers on missing Buddhist leader

By ABC / April 21, 2015

Breaking Ad: When Hip-Hop First Went Corporate

First up is the Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man rapping over a minor-key piano sample atop a classic East...

By Kyle / April 21, 2015

The Death Penalty Becomes Unusual

National support for the death penalty is still in decline. A new Pew poll released last week found that...

By Matt / April 21, 2015

Payday lender Wonga reports £37.3 million loss for 2014 - @BBCBusiness

Payday lender Wonga reports £37.3 million loss for 2014 - @BBCBusiness

By David / April 21, 2015

Enough Is Enough: The Case for a Convention of States

With growing debt threatening America's future, one group wants to protect it by amending the Constitution....

By / April 21, 2015

Woman Who Designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign Dies

Woman who designed iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies at 91

By ABC / April 21, 2015

US, Japan Talks Fail to Close Gap on Farm, Auto Trade

US, Japan trade officials claim progress but fail to close gaps on farm, auto market barriers

By ABC / April 21, 2015

Utah woman who pleaded guilty to killing 6 of her newborn children and hiding the bodies in boxes is sentenced to prison for up to life - @sltrib

Utah woman who pleaded guilty to killing 6 of her newborn children and hiding the bodies in boxes is sentenced...

By Tom / April 20, 2015

Statler and Waldorf on the Campaign Trail

The idea that Hillary Clinton wants to be president too much might be one of the most dubious talking...

By Derek / April 20, 2015


Franklin Graham Says US Should Stop Immigration of Muslims From Terror Nations; Holds 'Obama Responsible for ISIS'

The day after Islamic State militants released a video of Christians in Libya being massacred, the Rev....

By The / April 21, 2015

'In God We Trust' Motto a New Addition to North Carolina Public Buildings

North Carolina's McDowell County is now the third municipality in the state to approve adding the national...

By The / April 20, 2015


Detroit Just Had the Single Largest Tax Foreclosure in American History

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Unlike so many industrial innovations, the revolving...

By Laura / April 21, 2015

U.S. Navy tests new sub-hunting drone ship

The U.S. Navy is developing an unmanned drone ship to track enemy submarines to limit their tactical...

By / April 21, 2015

Jurors see photo of Tsarnaev in defiant pose

For years, the image that defined Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev showed him bloodied in a boat in a Watertown,...

By / April 21, 2015

Saudi Arabia ending airstrikes in Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition will end "Operation Decisive Storm" -- its nearly monthlong airstrike campaign...

By / April 21, 2015

He defies odds, finishes Boston Marathon

The last runner of the Boston marathon had to overcome several obstacles to finish.

By / April 21, 2015

What we know about Freddie Gray's death

The arrest and death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore has stoked protests and accusations of police brutality....

By / April 21, 2015

Lyrid meteor shower crosses night sky

Look for spectacular shooting stars this week as the annual Lyrid meteor shower light up the nighttime...

By / April 21, 2015

DEA chief expected to resign

It didn't happen on 4/20 -- marijuana's high holy day -- but expect Michele Leonhart to step down soon...

By / April 21, 2015

At a crossroads: 4 infertility journeys

Infertility is the roadblock to starting a family that most do not expect.

By / April 21, 2015

20 years since the Oklahoma City bombing

On April 19, 1995, the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was rocked by a truck bomb....

By / April 21, 2015

Watch 'High Profits: Cannabis meets capitalism'

Watch the entire premiere episode of the CNN Original Series High Profits. Enjoy this and future episode...

By / April 21, 2015

Deputy in Tulsa shooting pleads not guilty

An Oklahoma reserve sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting a man he says he meant to subdue pleaded...

By / April 21, 2015