Spy Agencies Explored Tapping Google, Samsung App Servers

Western intelligence agencies explored tapping Google and Samsung mobile-software stores, according to a document...

By WSJ.com: / May 22, 2015

ISIS in Palmyra

Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker...

By Dexter / 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, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced...

By David / May 21, 2015


FCC's Wheeler Reached Out to Time Warner Cable, Charter CEOs

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has a message for cable chiefs: just because regulators leaned against the Comcast...

By WSJ.com: / May 21, 2015

The Real Victims of the Left's War on Police

Jonathan Tobin, CommentaryFrom last summerÂ’s disturbances in Ferguson, Missouri to the more...

By Jonathan / 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

A Kentucky Election That's Too Close to Call?

Matt Bevin may have won Kentucky’s Republican primary for governor on Tuesday night. Out of more than...

By Russell / May 20, 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


Isabella Greenway, Pioneering American Woman

In tiny Ajo, Arizona, a low-slung white stucco pueblo-reminiscent house stands at the top of a hill,...

By Deborah / May 19, 2015

The Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 35 Years Ago

On May 18, 1980, 35 years ago today, an earthquake struck below the north face of Mount St. Helens in Washington...

By Alan / May 18, 2015

The Texas Biker-Gang Massacre

Scores of bikers gathered at a bar-restaurant Sunday in Waco, Texas. Expecting trouble, a dozen police...

By Conor / May 18, 2015


 

Overvalued in Silicon Valley, but Not the Word That Must Not Be Uttered

The tech industry’s venture capitalists admit to a certain amount of “frothiness” in start-up investments,...

By CONOR / May 22, 2015

Ireland Votes in Referendum on Same-Sex Marriage

If the yes campaign wins, the country would be the first to adopt gay marriage by a popular vote.

By DOUGLAS / May 22, 2015

Police Shut Down Mosque Installation at Venice Biennale

Officials closed an art installation that was part of the 56th Venice Biennale, declaring it a security...

By RANDY / May 22, 2015


Suicide Bombing at Shiite Mosque in Saudi Arabia Kills 6

The attack could be one of the first signs that the country’s intervention in the sectarian conflict...

By DAVID / May 22, 2015

Memorial Day Travelers Unlikely to Be Deterred by Rising Gas Prices

AAA predicts that 33 million Americans will hit the road this weekend, the highest number for the holiday...

By CLIFFORD / May 22, 2015

Political Memo: Hillary Clinton, Acutely Aware of Pitfalls, Avoids Press on Campaign Trail

The news media is Hillary Rodham Clinton’s only real opponent so far en route to the Democratic nomination,...

By JASON / May 22, 2015


First Draft: Today in Politics: No Time for a Lazy Summer as Campaigns Ramp Up

Good Friday morning from Washington, where the Senate still has some work to do, even if the House has already...

By FIRST / May 22, 2015

City Room: New York Today: See Forever, Weather Permitting

Friday: Hazy viewings, pleasant weather, and cookie secrets.

By TATIANA / May 22, 2015

Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

By ADEEL / May 22, 2015


 

Amtrak Passengers Share More Stories of Harassment

Two recent articles about the Drug Enforcement Administration harassing Amtrak passengers have elicited...

By Conor / May 22, 2015

Lower level of NYC's Grand Central Terminal reopens, as police investigation into suspicious package continues - @MTA

Lower level of NYC's Grand Central Terminal reopens, as police investigation into suspicious package...

By Tricia / May 22, 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


Dad Pleads Not Guilty to Poisoning Child With Drain Cleaner

Father charged with poisoning ill 7-year-old daughter with drain cleaner pleads not guilty

By ABC / 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

Suspect in Killings of Wealthy DC Family Arrested

Suspect in slayings of wealthy DC family, housekeeper, arrested a week after slayings

By ABC / May 22, 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 22, 2015

5-hour standoff with bank robbery suspect in Greenwood, Seattle, ends when suspect apparently kills himself, police say - @DeLeon_Times

5-hour standoff with bank robbery suspect in Greenwood, Seattle, ends when suspect apparently kills himself,...

By Jillian / May 22, 2015

Appeals Court Delays Transgender California Inmate's Surgery

Court delays transgender California inmate's sex reassignment surgery after board backs parole

By ABC / May 22, 2015


Mansion Fire Suspect Tracked to New York City: DC Police

Daron Dylan Wint identified as the suspect in the quadruple murder.

By ABC / May 21, 2015

'If You Aint Cheating, You Aint Trying': The Brazen Greed of the Currency-Manipulating Bankers

Were they greedy, or were they just foolish? It’s one of the big questions from the 2008 economic crisis...

By David / May 21, 2015

More People Feared Dead in Colombia Landslide

The death toll is still rising in a landslide that destroyed most of the town of Salgar in northwestern...

By CBN.com / May 21, 2015


 

7 Absurd Planned Parenthood Tweets

What does Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider, share on social media? Some of their...

By The / May 21, 2015

Atheists Who Want Air Force General to Be Court-Martialed Want to 'Give God a Dishonorable Discharge,' Religious Liberty Group Says

Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig Olson made "entirely appropriate" remarks when he thanked God during a National...

By The / May 21, 2015

 

Refugees stranded in horrific conditions

Iraqi refugees scrambling to flee from ISIS-controlled Ramadi end up stranded in a sandstorm without...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Patriot Act: Republican vs. Republican

The chief Republican sponsor of the Senate bill to reform the Patriot Act slammed fellow Republican Gov....

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Who are the first victims of climate change?

Climate change is all about degrees.

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015


Magazine cover shows model breastfeeding

#NormalizeBreastfeeding is trending after ELLE Australia put out a cover of model Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Have tissues ready for 'Batkid Begins'

Get your tissues ready.

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

What veterans really think about on Memorial Day

As a wounded veteran who served two tours in Iraq, I've been asked to give speeches at Memorial Day celebrations....

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015


Free diving: One giant breath could be your last

Jonathan Sunnex is part of a small group of elite freedivers who plunge hundreds of feet underwater,...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

The week in 40 photos

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

The absolutely must-see movie I never saw

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse." "You had me at 'hello.'" "I'll have what she's having."...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015


Mom shames 13-year-old daughter for racy pictures

CNN's Poppy Harlow speaks to a mom who posted a video online shaming her daughter after she discovered...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

5 things to start your day

Suspect in Washington family killing is nabbed. The Boy Scouts may soon let in gay leaders. And biker...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

What became of jet-set playgrounds

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015