Fresno to South Bend to Louisville: The Elusive Elements of Civic Success

Earlier today I mentioned a video that a public-private alliance in Fresno, California, has produced...

By James / May 5, 2015

Tesla's Musk Hawks Used Electric Cars

The luxury electric car maker has begun hawking certified used cars on its U.S. website, gearing up to accommodate...

By WSJ.com: / May 4, 2015

I'm No Dove, But Toppling Saddam Hurt America

Matt Lewis, The WeekOn Monday, presidential hopeful Rand Paul had this to say to a group of Orthodox...

By Matt / May 4, 2015


Can Cars Save Downtown?

Everyone knows that cars, freeways, and automotive-borne sprawl helped kill America's traditional downtowns....

By James / May 4, 2015

A Terror Attack in Texas

On Sunday night, two gunmen opened fire outside a complex in Garland, Texas, that was hosting a contest...

By Adam / May 4, 2015

Which New Yorkers Should Move to L.A.?

LOS ANGELES–Over the weekend, The New York Times published an amusing article about New Yorkers discovering...

By Conor / May 4, 2015


China Factory Gauge Shows Weakness in April

China’s manufacturing sector turned in its weakest performance in a year, suggesting that Beijing may need...

By WSJ.com: / May 4, 2015

For Clinton, a Trust Deficit to Surmount

Chris Cillizza, Washington Post...

By Chris / May 4, 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


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

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


 

Sinosphere Blog: Met Gala Fashion Inspires Photoshop Remixes in China

While Sarah Jessica Parker’s red-carpet look evoked thoughts of a Beijing Olympic mascot, Rihanna’s...

By AUSTIN / May 5, 2015

Biden meets with family of US Marine imprisoned in Iran - VIDEO: Greta speaks with family of Marine imprisoned in Iran

By Fox / May 5, 2015

For Top 25 Hedge Fund Managers, a Difficult 2014 Still Paid Well

Most hedge funds were poor performers in 2014; only half of the top 10 earners beat the S.&P. 500 — yet the top 25 earned...

By ALEXANDRA / May 5, 2015


Pinnacle of Glamour and Glitz at the Met Gala

The gala celebrating the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has grown over the years...

By JACOB / May 5, 2015

Bâtard Tops James Beard Award Winners

In the annual Oscars of dining, New York chefs and restaurants stand out.

By FLORENCE / May 5, 2015

After Skelos’s Arrest, Republicans in New York Are Left Scrambling

Republicans were torn on whether Dean G. Skelos, the Senate majority leader, should remain in his leadership...

By JESSE / May 5, 2015


Dean Skelos, Albany Senate Leader, Aided Son at All Costs, U.S. Says

Efforts by Senator Dean G. Skelos to use what prosecutors said was his political influence to help his son could...

By WILLIAM / May 5, 2015

John Chambers Steps Aside at Cisco as Generational Shift Arrives

Mr. Chambers, one of the longest-serving chiefs of a public Silicon Valley company, will step down on July...

By QUENTIN / May 4, 2015

Passing: How Some Men Fake an 80-Hour Workweek, and Why It Matters

A look at how the professional world differs for men and women, and an implicit critique of a corporate...

By NEIL / May 4, 2015


 

Watch: James Holmes' Bizarre Voicemail to Gun Range Owner

Glenn Ratkovich testified today in the Aurora theater shooting trial about the odd voicemail he received...

By ABC / May 4, 2015

How NBA Teams Campaign for Their MVP Candidates

On Monday, the National Basketball Association announced that Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry...

By Adam / May 4, 2015

Argentina will cut income tax for many, minister announces - @Reuters

Argentina will cut income tax for many, minister announces - @Reuters

By Tom / May 4, 2015


Berlin Police Make City's Largest-Ever Cocaine Seizure

Berlin police seize 386 kilograms of cocaine at supermarket chain Aldi

By ABC / May 4, 2015

Who Can Push for Change Within a Company?

Innovation and change in business often mean a shiny new product or a “re-branding” with a redesigned...

By Christine / May 4, 2015

The 2016 Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

So far, every candidate in the 2016 race is an experienced politician. That changes Monday with the addition...

By David / May 4, 2015


What Norway Can Teach the U.S. About Getting More Women Into Boardrooms

Men dominate the upper echelons of the business world:  Women hold only 15 percent of seats on the boards...

By Aaron / May 4, 2015

Georgia Sheriff Accused of Shooting Woman in Atlanta Suburb

Georgia sheriff accused of shooting woman in suburban Atlanta; she's in critical condition

By ABC / May 4, 2015

Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won

Last Thursday, congressional Democrats unveiled their latest demand for an increase in the national minimum...

By Russell / May 4, 2015


Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke - @SkyNews

Former England striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke - @SkyNews

By David / May 4, 2015

NYPD Arrest Retraining: 'Talking People Into Their Cuffs'

NYPD retrains every officer to keep cool, 'talk people into cuffs' when making arrests

By ABC / May 4, 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 CBN.com / May 4, 2015


 

Nashville Swingers' Sex Club Poses as 'Church' With 'Choir' and 'Handbell' Rooms to Legally Operate Next to Christian School

A Nashville-based swingers' sex club claims it's going to use its facility as a "church" in an attempt...

By The / May 4, 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

 

NYU student detained by North Korea speaks out

CNN's Will Ripley in an exclusive interview speaks with Won Moon-Joo, a student from New York University,...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

The second coming of ...

Would it be sacrilege to say the new album by gospel supergroup The Word is a hell of a good time?

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

Man behind Freddie Gray vid

Kevin Moore, the man who filmed Freddie Gray's arrest, talks to CNN's Miguel Marquez about filming the incident...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015


Israeli veterans release report on 2014 war

A group of Israeli veterans released testimony on Monday collected from more than 60 soldiers of various...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

'An exceptional young officer' remembered

Local officials report Brian Moore, a New York Police officer who was shot while on duty over the weekend,...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

Dogs and their owners

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015


Met costume gala: On the red carpet

Celebrities arrive for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York. See pictures...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

'Walking Dead' star arrested

"The Walking Dead" has begun shooting its sixth season, but not without incident.

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Rare look inside N. Korea's demilitarized zone

CNN's Will Ripley reports exclusively from inside Korea's demilitarized zone where tension remains high...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


Carly Fiorina site shows people she laid off

Carly Fiorina puts her time as CEO of Hewlett-Packard at the center of her qualifications for high office,...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Who cries over Bruce Jenner in E! special?

Fans of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" will get to share in some intimate family moments regarding...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Did you hear Jamie Foxx sing national anthem?

Jamie Foxx's rendition of the national anthem before the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight drew some harsh reviews...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015