Can We Learn Anything from the Germanwings Disaster?

Previously on this topic, see "Could the Crash Have Been Avoided?", "Pilots on Germanwings," and "More...

By James / March 30, 2015

Ajo, Arizona, Part 1: A Small Town Pushed to the Brink, and Coming Back

It’s time for next stop on the western swing of our American Futures journeys. This brings us to Ajo,...

By Deborah / March 30, 2015

Indiana Governor Defends 'Religious Freedom' Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended a controversial religious-objections bill he signed into law, saying...

By / March 30, 2015

Clinton Is Too Old to Run

Linda Chavez, New York PostA new CBS poll on Hillary Clinton this week suggests that the former first...

By Linda / March 30, 2015

Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of the FTC ahead of a final...

By / March 29, 2015

The Hillary "Spoilation"

Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine...

By Paul / March 29, 2015

Downtown Fresno Kicks Off Its Campaign

An unexpected satisfaction of following cities in our American Futures travels has been watching plans...

By James / March 27, 2015

A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

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By Chris / March 27, 2015

The Sexually Conservative Millennial

Hookups: how vague. Dictionaries and sources of Internet wisdom define them as casual sexual encounters,...

By Emma / March 27, 2015

A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / March 26, 2015

Supreme Court: Treat a Pregnancy at Least as Forgivingly as a DUI

In the mid-aughts, the United Parcel Service had two policies that seem irreconcilable by any basic standard...

By Joe / 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


Foreclosure to Home Free, as 5-Year Clock Expires

Thousands of homeowners who stopped paying mortgages years ago may have an out as statutes of limitations...

By MICHAEL / March 30, 2015

Well: Ask Well: Depression and Its Risks

Dr. Richard Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, will be responding...

By RICHARD / March 30, 2015

One Killed and One Injured at N.S.A. Entrance in Maryland

Officials said a car tried to crash through a gate at the National Security Agency in suburban Maryland.

By SCOTT / March 30, 2015

Air Raid on Camp for Displaced Yemenis Is Said to Kill at Least 40

News of the assault came on the fifth day of airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition. There was no immediate...

By RICK / March 30, 2015

Rahm Emanuel Shows His Softer Side in Chicago Mayoral Runoff

As the April 7 duel with Jesus G. Garcia approaches, some voters say they have soured on hardball tactics...

By JULIE / March 30, 2015

2 Federal Agents in Silk Road Case Face Charges of Stealing Money

The agents, one with the Drug Enforcement Administration and one with the Secret Service, are expected...

By BENJAMIN / March 30, 2015

Two Injured in Shooting at N.S.A. Installation in Maryland

Emergency vehicles were on the scene near an entrance gate at the National Security Agency in suburban...

By HELENE / March 30, 2015

City Room: New York Today: Not Trickling Down

Monday: The long winter has affected our reservoirs, a cloudy day, and Albany passes a budget.

By ANNIE / March 30, 2015

Germanwings Co-Pilot Had Been Treated for ‘Suicidal Tendencies,’ Authorities Say

The co-pilot of the Germanwings jetliner that crashed in the French Alps had been treated before receiving...

By NICHOLAS / March 30, 2015


Why Is it So Hard to Find Jobs for Disabled Workers?

“It’s the greatest professional disappointment of my career,” Bruce Growick told me recently without...

By Olga / March 30, 2015

JetBlue flights boarding 45-60 minutes late due to 'systemwide outage' - @DavidWMTW

JetBlue flights boarding 45-60 minutes late due to 'systemwide outage' - @DavidWMTW

By Rebecca / March 30, 2015

When Do Official Documents Belong to the Public?

Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address and server to conduct government business as secretary...

By ​Elizabeth / March 30, 2015

National Parks Call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'

National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park,' in campaign to improve neglected sites

By ABC / March 30, 2015

Flood Alerts Issued in Kashmir as Rivers Cross Danger Mark

Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross the danger mark following heavy rain

By ABC / March 30, 2015

Hamas 'Father of Rockets' Sentenced to 21 Years

It took four years for the trial and sentencing of senior Hamas engineer Dirar Abu Sissi, who some call...

By / March 30, 2015

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits off coast - @NWS_NTWC

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits...

By Jillian / March 30, 2015

Are There Limits to Government Speech?

We the people love beef. Don’t believe me? Listen to the late Robert Mitchum, or whiskey-voiced cowboy...

By Garrett / March 29, 2015

CBN News Weekend: Paying the Price for Standing Up

On CBN News Weekend, March 28: She stood up against Islam in Germany, and now she's been ostracized....

By / March 29, 2015

Pilots on the Germanwings Murder/Suicide

After the Germanwings crash I argued that no single safety device or security protocol could protect...

By James / March 28, 2015

What's a Newfoundland Accent Worth?

Last year a Canadian public radio show called This is That reported on a somewhat ridiculous-seeming...

By Lila / March 28, 2015

What a Jury Can and Can't Prove About Sexism In Silicon Valley

A jury in San Francisco ruled Friday afternoon that Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins...

By David / March 27, 2015


'Killing Jesus' Director Talks 'Muscular' Messiah and 'Ethnic Look' of National Geographic Channel Movie

The director of National Geographic Channel's upcoming "Killing Jesus" movie says audiences will not be getting...

By The / March 29, 2015


Navy SEAL, shot 27 times, plans to run half Ironman

Mike Day plans to compete in a half Ironman race to raise money for fellow veterans. CNN affiliate WTKR...

By / March 30, 2015

Ex-U.S. agents charged with stealing millions in Bitcoin

The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions...

By / March 30, 2015

Detained ISIS members speak from Iraqi jail

Sameem Sulaiman shuffles in, the cuffs usually around his ankles and wrists removed for our interview....

By / March 30, 2015

2 men tried to ram main gate at intelligence agency

A National Security Agency police officer shot one of the men dead and seriously injured the second at Fort...

By / March 30, 2015

Obama will travel to Kenya

President Barack Obama will visit Kenya this summer, the White House announced Monday, his first visit...

By / March 30, 2015

Opinion: We need a middle-class president

There seem to be two prerequisites for the modern U.S. presidency.

By / March 30, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook posts op-ed blasting new laws

Apple CEO warns of a 'dangerous wave' of legislation that could hurt freedom and business.        

By USATODAY / March 30, 2015

'Daily Show' has new host

It looks like "The Daily Show" has a new host.

By / March 30, 2015

5 times we gasped at 'Walking Dead' finale

Have Rick and his fellow survivors finally found a place they can settle in for the long term?

By / March 30, 2015

'SNL' impersonates Robert Durst of 'The Jinx'

Kate McKinnon portrayed Robert Durst, a real estate heir accused of murder by police, during a skit on "Saturday...

By / March 30, 2015

Church van crash kills 8

A van crash in Glades County, Florida, killed eight adults and injured 10 other people, the Florida Highway...

By / March 30, 2015

Marco Rubio's 2016 Campaign Could Depend on This Billionaire Car Dealer

As Jeb Bush sucks up cash from Florida's wealthy Republican donors for his all-but-announced presidential...

By Pema / March 30, 2015