Berkshire Shareholders Pepper Buffett With Some Hard Questions

Shareholders peppered Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger with questions ranging from granular to broad...

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

Thugs and Riots, in Black and White

Cathy Young, RealClearPoliticsIn the wake of the violence in Baltimore, tensions over race relations...

By Cathy / 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

'A Deliberate and Illegal Scheme' in New Jersey

On Friday, David Wildstein, who served as one of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's appointees to the Port...

By Adam / May 1, 2015

The Political Opportunity of a Drought

“I can tell you, from California, climate change is not a hoax," California Governor Jerry Brown told...

By Adam / 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

An Empty Stadium in Baltimore

When the Baltimore Orioles host the Chicago White Sox at Camden Yards on Wednesday, it won't really feel...

By Russell / April 28, 2015


SUSPECT IN CUSTODY NYPD cop shot in the head, in critical condition: report

By Fox / May 3, 2015

Mayweather’s Defensive Tactics Frustrate Pacquiao

The much-hyped superfight displayed vintage Floyd Mayweather tactics, as the undefeated champion kept...

By JOHN / May 3, 2015

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

The fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, underway at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, could...

By THE / May 3, 2015

DERBY DAY DELIGHT American Pharoah wins the 141st Kentucky Derby

By Fox / May 3, 2015

Christie’s Camp Mobilizes to Salvage White House Hopes

As the federal indictments for the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge were announced, Gov....

By MICHAEL / May 3, 2015

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

The bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao could generate a billion dollars, but the epitaph...

By THE / May 3, 2015

Police Officer Is Shot in Queens

A New York City police officer was shot and critically wounded on Saturday afternoon in Queens, officials...

By J. / May 3, 2015

NYPD officer reportedly shot in the head, in critical condition

A sergeant for the New York Police Department was reportedly shot in the head and chest Saturday, and was taken...

By FOX / May 2, 2015

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to Baby Girl

The impending birth was cause for much excitement in Britain, not least among bookmakers.

By STEVEN / May 2, 2015


Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism

In 2008, I was elected governor of Delaware. In politics, timing is everything. You can be a fantastic...

By Jack / May 3, 2015

More: Victims killed in Livermore, Calif., were in a backyard when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver - @KatieABC7

More: Victims killed in Livermore, Calif., were in a backyard when they were hit by a suspected drunk...

By David / May 3, 2015

Baltimore Relieved by Charges, Weary of Curfew

Baltimore relieved by charges, weary of curfew as final night of restrictions approaches

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Today in History

Today in History

By ABC / May 3, 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 3, 2015

Watch: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Preview

ABC News' Alex Stone talks to an excited fan about what many are calling the fight of the century.

By ABC / May 2, 2015

Update: Kelly Swanson, who handles PR for Floyd Mayweather, calls media credential incident a 'misunderstanding' - @USATODAYsports

Update: Kelly Swanson, who handles PR for Floyd Mayweather, calls media credential incident a 'misunderstanding'...

By Stephanie / May 2, 2015

US Decides Not to Investigate Toyota Unwanted Acceleration

US safety agency rejects request to probe unwanted acceleration in Toyota Corollas

By ABC / 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

The Fight to Organize the 'Fight of the Century'

On Saturday night Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will finally get into the ring together. They’re...

By Gary / May 2, 2015

Farewell, Grooveshark

In the early days of music streaming, perhaps 15 years ago, using services like Napster and Limewire...

By Joe / May 1, 2015

Many Threads Dangle From the May Pole

1. May Day is an ancient festival of spring, marked with flowers, maypoles, and picnics. But starting...

By Conor / May 1, 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


Royal baby meets the family

Just one day old -- and it's time for Britain's royal baby to meet the family.

By / May 3, 2015

'SNL' mocks Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight

Airing at the same time as the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, "SNL" aired a "pirated" version of the highly...

By / May 3, 2015

'Star Wars' director pulls out

A new batch of planned "Star Wars" movies suffered a setback after director Josh Trank pulled out of the project. ...

By / May 3, 2015

Baltimore protests largely peaceful

Hundreds of Baltimore residents rallied peacefully Saturday following the arrest a day earlier of six police...

By / May 3, 2015

Cosby interrupted twice in tour's last show

"It beats me how you treat -- the way you treat women!" a woman shouted at Bill Cosby 40 minutes into...

By / May 3, 2015

Nepal death toll expected to climb 'much higher'

The death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal last weekend is expected to climb "much...

By / May 3, 2015

Malaysia Airlines dumps its A380 superjumbo fleet

It seems big is no longer best for disaster-hit Malaysia Airlines -- it's said to be offloading its entire...

By / May 3, 2015

Voices: Nepal's earthquake still causes me tremors

'After six intense days, I decided to get out and go home, one of the lucky few who can.'        

By USATODAY / May 3, 2015

North Korea arrests NYU student

A South Korean who lives in New Jersey was arrested last week for crossing into North Korea illegally,...

By / May 3, 2015

Philippines disappointed over Pacquiao defeat

CNN's Ivan Watson reports from the Philippines where fans watched as Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny...

By / May 3, 2015

Mayweather still undefeated after downing Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao by a unanimous decision in their title fight. FULL STORY

By / May 3, 2015

Main event: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather

Photo gallery: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather

By / May 3, 2015