Why Police Shootings Matter for Everyone

By Washington / April 24, 2015

The True Story Behind <i>True Story</i>

If evil—pure evil—exists, is it an elegant, seductive aura of darkness, or a shambling, seriocomic...

By Garrett / April 24, 2015

Asheville Just 'Happened' to Develop a Nice Downtown—Or Did It?

Here's how we got to today's post: through the past few weeks, I've done a variety of items on the attempts...

By James / April 24, 2015

Shutting Down Boston Was the Wrong Decision

When two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston marathon on April 15, 2013, police officers...

By Conor / April 24, 2015

Obama's Orwellian Language on Drones

Stephen Carter, Bloomberg...

By Stephen / April 24, 2015

What Can Michael Brown's Parents Achieve by Suing Ferguson?

First, a grand jury opted not to charge Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death. Then the Justice Department,...

By David / April 23, 2015

Bennett Beach Runs in Boston, Gary Heyne's Influence Lasts in Shanghai

This is an update on two people whose achievements I've noted in this space over the years. 1) Back in 1969...

By James / April 23, 2015

Damage Lingers From Retracted Rolling Stone</em> Story

Much of the focus on Rolling Stone's retracted "Rape on Campus" article has centered around its journalistic...

By Matt / April 23, 2015

Equal Time for Tampa, and More on Asheville Too

Hey, watch what you say about Tampa! In a post from China on Tuesday, I quoted a reader on the unpredictability...

By James / April 23, 2015

A Visit to the Shanghai Public Library

Our trusty little Cirrus airplane, which has been flying Jim and me around for almost two years now for the American...

By Deborah / April 22, 2015

Can Starbucks Salvage the American Dream?

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/390978/starbucks-university/

By Paul / April 22, 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 WSJ.com: / April 21, 2015


American Naval Force Off Yemen Gets Credit After Iranian Convoy Turns Away

Pentagon officials said the deployment — and Iran’s apparent response — had lowered tensions in the regional...

By HELENE / April 24, 2015

David Alvarez on ‘Billy Elliot,’ the Army, and ‘On the Town’

Mr. Alvarez, who won a Tony for “Billy Elliot,” said ballet prepared him for basic training.

By GIA / April 24, 2015

G.M. C.E.O. Mary Barra Was Paid $16.2 Million in Year of Record Recalls

The hefty pay package reflected strong sales and was less than that of chief executives at rival domestic...

By BILL / April 24, 2015

Europe’s Migration Crisis Cannot Be Solved at Sea, Analysts Say

Europe is struggling with how to save lives on the sea, prosecute human smugglers and deal with the causes...

By JIM / April 24, 2015

The New Old Age: Nursing Homes Are Starting to Supplant Hospitals as Focus of Basic Health Care

Patients are saved the stress of hospital stays, and there are large savings. But reimbursement policies...

By PAULA / April 24, 2015

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concern

The company is replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.

By FOX / April 24, 2015

After He Beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., They Said, O.K, Now Do It Again

When Augie Sanchez, now a top boxing trainer, beat Mayweather in the 1996 Olympic trials, the format...

By JOHN / April 24, 2015

Robotica Episode 1: Cheaper Robots, Fewer Workers

This is the first episode in a video series that examines how robots are poised to change the way we do business...

By THE / April 24, 2015

Drone Strikes on Al Qaeda Said to Take Toll on Leadership

Strikes like the one that killed two American hostages have forced militant leaders to regroup and seek...

By DECLAN / April 24, 2015


Press Secretary Josh Earnest says says White House is reviewing the manner in which the government communicates with the families of Americans held hostage abroad - @markknoller

Press Secretary Josh Earnest says says White House is reviewing the manner in which the government communicates...

By Tom / April 24, 2015

Presidential Contender Marco Rubio Seeks Support in Iowa

Iowans, intrigued by presidential candidate Marco Rubio, have a chance to know him better

By ABC / April 24, 2015

Fire Officials: Man Critically Hurt in NYC Crane Accident

Fire officials: Boom-crane accident in New York City leaves man with life-threatening injuries

By ABC / April 24, 2015

What Sweden and Japan Can Teach the U.S. About Its Aging Workforce

In just 15 years more than 20 percent of the U.S. population will be over the age of 65. That's more...

By Gillian / April 24, 2015

Digital Download: Will Apple Watch Mean Annoying New Tech Habits?

The highly anticipated Apple Watch hits stores Friday and unlike Apple's other devices, users never have...

By CBN.com / April 24, 2015

US Announces Plans to Reduce Agricultural Carbon Emissions

US ag secretary announces voluntary efforts to reduce emissions from farms, ranches, forests

By ABC / April 24, 2015

Rough Ride? Lawyer Says Fatally Injured Arrestee Lacked Belt

Rough ride? Police union lawyer: Officers didn't strap in arrestee who died of broken spine

By ABC / April 24, 2015

3 killed at Varnell, Ga., McDonald's, police say - @newschannelnine

3 killed at Varnell, Ga., McDonald's, police say - @newschannelnine

By Jimmy / April 24, 2015

A Controversial Telecom Merger May Be Averted

Despite a shaky reputation with consumers, Comcast, America's dominant cable and broadband provider,...

By Matt / April 23, 2015

A Quick Guide to the Questions About Clinton Cash

Après Schweizer, le déluge. At the start of the week, The New York Times revealed that Peter Schweizer,...

By David / April 23, 2015

H Is for Hillary

The growing slate of 2016 presidential candidates had barely had a chance to announce their campaigns...

By Steven / April 23, 2015

What Airlines Don't Get About Delays

It used to be that road-weary travelers would regale their nightly hosts with tales of rivers forded,...

By Joe / April 23, 2015


'Real Housewives of Orange County' Star Lydia McLaughlin Says Drama-Filled Reality Show Reaffirmed Christian Faith: 'I Don't Have Any Regrets'

"Real Housewives of Orange County" alum Lydia McLaughlin recently credited the hit Bravo TV series for reaffirming...

By The / April 24, 2015

Parents Outraged After Teacher Reads Transgender Book 'I Am Jazz' to 7-Year-Olds

An elementary school in Maine has garnered outrage from parents for reading to first graders a children's...

By The / April 22, 2015


Japan hopes to put a rover on the moon

Japan's space agency announced this week that the country would put an unmanned rover on the surface...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Mango-gram delivered to President's head

How would you get your nation's president to hear you out? Put your name and number on a mango and hit him in the head...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Opinion: The punishment should fit the horror

So now the real trial is underway: What does the surviving Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Police paralyze unarmed man

CNN's Alina Machado reports on a police dashcam video that shows an officer shooting an unarmed suspect...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

LIVE: Helicopter chases storm

Video from KFOR

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Wounded vet: Frat spit on us

The University of Florida and Emory University are investigating allegations that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

The 11 best videos of the week

Living under ISIS. Selling Girl Scout cookies. And giving some lip -- like Kylie Jenner.

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

2 rural counties, 142 HIV cases

The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

The middle finger seen around the world

It's the image we'll always remember: the Boston Marathon bomber flipping the bird.

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Memo: Violations benefited Tulsa reserve deputy

An internal inquiry by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2009 concluded that Reserve Deputy Robert...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Bourdain: 24 intoxicated hours in S. Korea

I have, for some time, believed that the chefs doing the most interesting work in America -- chefs who are in fact...

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015

Stage collapses, injures dozens at Indiana high school

Nearly two dozen high school students were injured in Indiana when a stage they were performing on collapsed....

By CNN.com / April 24, 2015