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

The Trauma of Jury Duty

Jurors witness horror on a regular basis. At the close of the Boston Marathon bombing trial, prosecutors...

By Andrew / May 17, 2015

The Ass Baton Goes to School

Recently I mentioned that during service on the jury in a Washington D.C. criminal trial, I had been...

By James / May 17, 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

Obama Set to Strengthen Federal Role in Clean Water Regulation

The administration is to soon announce new executive action that would restore its authority to limit...

By CORAL / May 22, 2015

Pamela Anderson is ready to date lots of guys

Pamela Anderson has got big plans following her split from Rick Salomon.

By FOX / May 22, 2015

California Farmers Offer Concession in Drought

Growers in California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin river delta said they would give up a quarter of their...

By JENNIFER / May 22, 2015

6-Year-Old’s Murder Has Mexicans Seeking Answers to Youth Violence

Three of the five adolescent suspects will not face prison because of their ages, and the others face...

By RANDAL / May 22, 2015

Patchwork Oversight Allows Dubious Charities to Operate

Efforts to tighten oversight of charities have largely failed because of regulatory indifference, political...

By BARRY / May 22, 2015

Exit From Refuge Was on Bin Laden’s Mind

In a letter to one of his wives, Osama bin Laden wrote that his hosts in Abbottabad, Pakistan, appeared...

By HELENE / 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

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

David Letterman's final 'Late Show' averages 9.3 local rating, highest score since 2005; full ratings available later Thursday - @THR

David Letterman's final 'Late Show' averages 9.3 local rating, highest score since 2005; full ratings...

By Stephanie / May 21, 2015

German Government Stalls Lawmakers' Probe Into Spy Agency

German government stalls lawmakers' probe into spy agency's cooperation with US

By ABC / May 21, 2015

America's Aging Population Is Bad News for Women's Careers

Giving moms and dads time off to bond with a new baby or take care of a sick child are the types of leave...

By Gillian / May 21, 2015

Why the Massive Air-Bag Recall Won't Make Driving Much Safer

On Tuesday, the air-bag manufacturer Takata announced that it would be expanding a previous product recall...

By Joe / 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

The Seedy, Profitable World of Scam Charities

In 1984, the American Cancer Society forced James Reynolds out of a job. He had led the respected organization’s...

By David / May 20, 2015

Household Finances Still Fragile Six Years After the Recession

Normal economic theory would predict that more income allows for more spending. But little about the most...

By Gillian / May 20, 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


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

California oil spill: How bad is it?

At its worst, the smell burns your nostrils and gives you a little nagging headache.

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Best of Letterman's finale

After more than an hour of tributes and laughs, David Letterman signed off his last show with poignant...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Biker gangs targeting cops, officials say

Texas law enforcement officials are investigating what they say are new threats against officers from...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Bon Jovi gives Rutgers grads special gift

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

He allegedly killed 4 people, including boy, 10

Feds tracked him to New York, then back to Maryland before nabbing him in Washington. FULL STORY

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

In Coast Guard commencement address, Obama buoys climate change

President Barack Obama used his commencement speech to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015

Woman shot in neck driving home from work

CNN's Don Lemon speaks to Cori Romero, who was shot in the neck while driving home from work in Windsor,...

By CNN.com / May 22, 2015