Sweden Wins Eurovision

Sweden emerged victorious in the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, narrowly beating Russia,...

By WSJ.com: / May 25, 2015

John Nash's Beautiful Life

John Nash, a Nobel laureate and mathematical genius whose struggle with mental illness was documented...

By Matt / May 24, 2015

No Rest for Arlington's Minders of Details

Mikayla Bouchard, NY TimesARLINGTON, Va. — Darrell Stafford inspected a freshly dug grave at Arlington...

By Mikayla / May 24, 2015

John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose...

By WSJ.com: / May 24, 2015

Early Polls Shouldn't Decide Who Debates

By New / May 24, 2015

'This Is Straight Murder': a Troubling Acquittal in Cleveland

On November 29, 2012, police officers and witnesses heard what appeared to be gunshots coming from a car driving...

By Matt / May 23, 2015

'Mayday! Emergency Landing. We're on Fire.'

Two weeks ago today, on the 70th anniversary of V-E Day, workaday life in downtown Washington came to a momentary...

By James / May 22, 2015

What's Missing in the Indictments Over Freddie Gray's Death

In a very brief news conference at the end of the day Thursday, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn...

By David / May 21, 2015

The End of the Boy Scout Ban on Gay Adults?

On Thursday, Boy Scouts of America President Bob Gates called for the end to the organization’s ban on gay adults...

By Adam / May 21, 2015

How to Treat Pregnant Drug Addicts? Your Thoughts

The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan recently reported on the increased use of incarceration to punish women...

By Chris / May 21, 2015

San Bernardino Votes to Move Past Bankruptcy, Plus Pandas and the Finale to the Boiled Frog Saga

A harvest of updates: - On Monday I described the choice that the city council of San Bernardino, California,...

By James / May 21, 2015

After the Waco Shootout, Texas Lawmakers Debate Gun Laws

Authorities are still working to develop a clear picture of the bullet-riddled scene where nine members...

By Adam / May 20, 2015


Malaysian Police Suspect That Mass Graves Are Those of Migrants

More than 139 graves, some containing multiple bodies, have been found in 28 camps near the Thai border...

By AUSTIN / May 25, 2015

Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for unlawfully...

By THE / May 25, 2015

Bomb Squad Destroys Pressure Cooker Near Capitol

The pressure cooker was found in an unattended vehicle on the National Mall on Sunday, and the vehicle’s...

By THE / May 25, 2015

Pressure Cooker From Suspicious Washington Vehicle Destroyed, Police Say

A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely detonated some unidentified contents from...

By THE / May 25, 2015

Body Recovered in Hudson Is Identified as Missing Kayaker’s

Lawyers for Angelika Graswald, who was charged with murder after her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, disappeared,...

By LISA / May 25, 2015

Lightning 2, Rangers 0: A Lightning Blockade Gives the Rangers No Shot

Tampa Bay used a physical style to block 24 shots, and its skill was too much for the Rangers, who were...

By TIM / May 25, 2015

Polish president concedes election defeat to right-wing opponent

By Fox / May 25, 2015

Debating a New Right to Bring Dogs to Brunch

A bill before the New York State Legislature would give restaurants the option of allowing dogs into...

By VIVIAN / May 25, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Raises Hackles by Refusing to Fix Some Recalled Jeeps

The carmaker’s unwillingness to fix some rusty Jeeps comes as the highway safety agency is preparing...

By CHRISTOPHER / May 25, 2015


Today in History

Today in History

By ABC / May 25, 2015

Bettis Pitches Rockies Past Giants 11-2

Bettis pitches 9 innings, Arenado gets 4 hits as Rockies beat Giants 11-2

By ABC / May 25, 2015

Man in critical condition after being shot during soccer game in Orange County, Fla., police say - @WESH

Man in critical condition after being shot during soccer game in Orange County, Fla., police say - @WESH

By Jimmy / May 24, 2015

Full Episode: This Week 05/24/15: Hillary Clinton Benghazi Emails Get Released

Guests: John Kasich, Mac Thornberry, Donna Brazile, S.E. Cupp, Rep. Keith Ellison, Bill Kristol

By ABC / May 24, 2015

Mali: Rebels Capture Soldiers After Fighting In North

Mali: Rebels claim to have captured 19 soldiers after fighting in north

By ABC / May 24, 2015

Residents Along Blanco River in Texas Urged to Evacuate

Authorities urge residents in small Central Texas community to evacuate as Blanco River rises

By ABC / May 24, 2015

Residents trapped on roofs in Wimberley and near Kyle, Texas, due to flooding on the Blanco River - @TWCBreaking

Residents trapped on roofs in Wimberley and near Kyle, Texas, due to flooding on the Blanco River - @TWCBreaking

By David / May 24, 2015

'American Sniper' Wife: 'I Feel God Prepared Me'

Americans poured into movie theaters in record numbers to see the movie, "American Sniper." Now his widow...

By CBN.com / May 24, 2015

Why Is PayPal In the Credit Game?

According to the Department of Commerce, Americans spent $80 billion on online retail during the first...

By Bourree / May 23, 2015

The Weird End of the NSA's Phone Dragnet

In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the U.S. Senate played host to a moment that took mass surveillance...

By Conor / May 23, 2015

Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun

The phrase “shit hits the fan” has uncertain origins. Some claim it’s a descendant of a World War II adage...

By Bourree / May 22, 2015

Toward a Corporate World Where Sustainability Is an Expectation, Not a Goal

In this series, I’ve explored how people in different corporate roles and functions can push their...

By Christine / May 22, 2015


Protests Erupt in Cleveland After Acquittal of Police Officer in Shooting Death of 2 Suspects

Cleveland police in riot gear arrested several demonstrators who were part of large crowds that stormed...

By The / May 24, 2015


Pressure cooker in car on National Mall destroyed

A pressure cooker in a parked car on the National Mall aroused the suspicions of Capitol Police in Washington...

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

Hundreds killed after ISIS seizes Palmyra, group says

When ISIS captures a city, the bloodshed is hardly over, as the militants summarily execute captive fighters...

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

Flooding leaves at least 3 dead

Record-setting rains in Texas and Oklahoma spur floods that swept away hundreds of homes.

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

Powerful flood sweeps SUV away

A flash flood in Kendall, Texas, was so strong that it easily pushed an SUV away. No one was seriously...

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

Actress wins temporary custody of her children

Actress Kelly Rutherford, who played Lily van der Woodsen on "Gossip Girl," has been granted temporary...

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

Battalion leader killed in car attack

A high-ranking separatist commander was killed in eastern Ukraine when his car was attacked in Luhansk...

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

New way to celebrate Fleet Week: Selfies with sailors

It was only a matter of time before social media infiltrated Fleet Week New York, the annual celebration...

By CNN.com / May 25, 2015

Is Fox News bad for the GOP?

Conservative historian Bruce Bartlett joins Brian Stelter to discuss what he calls the "self-brainwashing"...

By CNN.com / May 24, 2015

See Johnny Depp's radical makeover to play mobster

Johnny Depp goes bald and blue-eyed for role of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.

By CNN.com / May 24, 2015

13 breathtaking buildings that seem to defy gravity

By CNN.com / May 24, 2015

Comedy great dies at 85

Comedy great Anne Meara, one half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family...

By CNN.com / May 24, 2015

'Now is not the time to return to your homes'

"Right now is not the time to return to your homes" -- an urgent warning Sunday from Ken Bell, the emergency...

By CNN.com / May 24, 2015