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

Oil Producers Retreat From China

Global oil companies are unwinding some big bets they made on China—and that is bad news for the Chinese...

By WSJ.com: / March 27, 2015

Is Walker's Message Mixed on Citizenship?

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCPAs Scott Walker prepared to visit the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday, his stance...

By Caitlin / March 27, 2015


A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. pic.twitter.com/U3zGUPqi86 — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / March 26, 2015

Ted-I-Am Really Likes Obamacare

Paul Begala, CNNSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made news this week when he told CNN's Dana Bash that he would...

By Paul / 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

Judging the Cops: When Excessive Force Trumps Resisting Arrest

On an autumn night last year a 16-year-old high school student, Thai Gurule, was crossing a street in Portland,...

By Conor / March 21, 2015

Farmland Without Farmers

The landscapes of our country are now virtually deserted. In the vast, relatively flat acreage of the Midwest...

By Wendell / March 20, 2015


 

Bits Blog: Tech Executives Pressure Indiana After Passage of Controversial Law

An industry with a long history of supporting gay rights is starting to speak out against a new Indiana...

By QUENTIN / March 27, 2015

France Seeks U.N. Security Council Resolution on Mideast Talks

Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister, said France would consult with other Council members soon...

By SOMINI / March 27, 2015

Houthi Forces Move on Southern Yemen, Raising Specter of Regional Ground War

On a second day of Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Saudi and Egyptian officials declined...

By DAVID / March 27, 2015


Plumbing Work at Blast Site Lacked Permits, Records Show

City permits for previous plumbing work at the Second Avenue restaurant expired in November 2014, but no approvals...

By PATRICK / March 27, 2015

Israel Releasing Impounded Palestinian Tax Revenue

The move by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was seen as an indication of his desire to ease...

By ISABEL / March 27, 2015

At Least 2 People Missing After East Village Explosion, Officials Say

A fire that reduced three buildings to rubble was still not considered under control Friday morning,...

By MARC / March 27, 2015


Ben said no to 'Good Will'

By Fox / March 27, 2015

The New Health Care: Company Thinks It Has Answer for Lower Health Costs: Customer Service

An innovative practice hopes its patient-centered methods will work on a national scale, allowing it to expand...

By MARGOT / March 27, 2015

First Draft: Today in Politics: Marathon Vote a Challenge for Senators Thinking About 2016

Senate Republicans squeezed through their budget early Friday morning and put some pressure on a few members...

By THE / 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


Amsterdam's Schipol airport cancels flight due to power outage - @Reuters

Amsterdam's Schipol airport cancels flight due to power outage - @Reuters

By Sean / March 27, 2015

Sheriff Describes 'Horrific' Scene Where Brothers Were Shot

Florida sheriff describes 'horrific' scene in mobile home where 12-year-old shot his brothers

By ABC / March 27, 2015

US Ally in War on Terror Collapsing into Chaos

A U.S. ally in the war on terror is collapsing into chaos as rebels have overrun another key city.

By CBN.com / March 27, 2015


Japan Inflation Cools, Household Spending, Incomes Soften

Japan reports inflation, household spending, wages soften in Feb in sluggish recovery

By ABC / 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

A Brief History of the ATM

Eyes glaze over when I mention my interest in researching automated teller machines. Yet after I explain...

By Bernardo / March 26, 2015

America's Socialist Sports League: The NFL

Free agency in the National Football League began this month and a number of stars—Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco...

By David / March 26, 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

 

Zayn Malik: 'I've let the fans down'

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik spoke for the first time since leaving the group this week -- and said...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

Yemen's capital a ghost town

Sanaa, the bustling capital of Yemen, has turned into a ghost town. Hundreds of shops are closed, and the once-crowded...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

The radicalization of Tsarnaev

Listen closely to the testimony in federal court and you begin to learn how a 19-year-old stoner who played...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015


Why Bergdahl left his base

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his unit in eastern Afghanistan in July 2009 intending to walk to the nearest...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

Why the Dead Sea is dying

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

2 missing in NYC building blast

Two people remain unaccounted for following an explosion Thursday at a building in Manhattan, two New York...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015


Astronaut Kelly set to launch on record-setting trip

Twin brother will undergo same tests to compare effects of space living.        

By USATODAY / March 27, 2015

Senator wants mandatory church attendance

During a gun bill debate, Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen says she supports mandating church attendance....

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

Introducing city kids to nature -- by bike

At 74 years old, Marilyn Price still remembers the first time she rode a bike.

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015


High stakes, high fashion: Dubai's $10 million horse race

The Dubai World Cup is horse racing's richest prize pot, so why have so many of the big names stayed...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

How do you guard against a threat from pilots?

Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus...

By CNN.com / March 27, 2015

When Jeb Met Jeb: The Tragic True Story of a Governor and a Manatee

It was the kind of feel-good photo op that campaigns love: A manatee nursed back to health from the brink...

By Sam / March 27, 2015