Dufry Nears Deal for World Duty Free

Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy’s World Duty Free in a deal that values...

By WSJ.com: / March 28, 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

Dunham Equated Jews to Dogs & That's Not OK

Jordana Horn, KvellerIt’s pretty annoying when someone writes something anti-Semitic. But imagine...

By Jordana / March 28, 2015


A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/388823/new-york-city-in-motion/

By Chris / March 27, 2015

A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. pic.twitter.com/U3zGUPqi86 — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / March 26, 2015

Will Californians Vote On Executing Gays and Lesbians?

California has always done democracy a bit differently than most other states. Every other year, voters...

By Russell / March 26, 2015


Unicorns and Gerrymanders at the Supreme Court

In Michael Mann’s 2004 noir film Collateral, Tom Cruise, as an out of town hit man, hires cabdriver...

By Garrett / March 26, 2015

What Hypoxia Could Do to Pilots

No one knows the cause of the latest airline disaster, the Germanwings crash yesterday in Southern France....

By James / March 25, 2015

If You're in Northern Mississippi This Weekend, Check Out 'The Blue and the Gray'

Last May, Deb Fallows wrote an account of a historical coincidence that linked The Atlantic Monthly of 150 years...

By James / 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

Why the Fast-Food Ban Failed in South L.A.

The national discourse about health and obesity has never been a particularly cordial conversation. In 2008,...

By Adam / March 24, 2015

Judging the Cops: When Excessive Force Trumps Resisting Arrest

On an autumn night last year a 16-year-old high school student, Thai Gurule, was crossing a street in Portland,...

By Conor / March 21, 2015


 

Experts Weigh In on Merits of Letting Tsarnaev Testify in Marathon Bombing Trial

While it is rare for defendants in criminal trials to take the stand, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could testify...

By KATHARINE / March 29, 2015

NCAA TOURNAMENT RESULTS - Wisconsin heads to Final Four with win over Arizona - Kentucky advances to Final Four with narrow win over Notre Dame

By Fox / March 29, 2015

Leading Suspect in Tunisia Museum Attack Is Said to Be Killed

Tunisia’s prime minister said Sunday that a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists...

By THE / March 29, 2015


Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Shifting Ideas of Pilot Fitness

Aviation experts say that most screening programs in Europe and the United States are based on an honor...

By ERICA / March 29, 2015

Singaporeans and World Leaders Gather for Final Farewell to Lee Kuan Yew

Thousands braved heavy rains to say goodbye to Singapore’s founder and first prime minister, whose...

By SONIA / March 29, 2015

Lee Kuan Yew Eulogized at Funeral as Architect of Singapore

Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew with an elaborate procession Sunday and a three-hour...

By THE / March 29, 2015


Indiana gov supports effort to 'clarify' religious objections law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to “clarify the intent” of the new law that...

By FOX / March 29, 2015

Air Canada Flight Makes Rough Landing in Nova Scotia

Flight 624 crash-landed at the Halifax airport early Sunday morning, causing a widespread power outage...

By KENNETH / March 29, 2015

Kentucky 68, Notre Dame 66: Kentucky Survives Notre Dame to Advance to Final Four

The Wildcats trailed well into the second half, but ultimately managed to take the lead and keep it, advancing...

By MARC / March 29, 2015


 

WWII Heroes to Give Congressional Gold Medal to Ohio Museum

Doolittle Raiders' congressional gold medal to be given to Air Force museum in Ohio

By ABC / March 29, 2015

Meeting between John Kerry, EU's Mogherini, French Foreign Minister Fabius and German Foreign Minister Steinmeier end - @CatherineEUspox

Meeting between John Kerry, EU's Mogherini, French Foreign Minister Fabius and German Foreign Minister...

By David / March 29, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'God Isn't Done with America Yet'

In the crowded field of likely Republican presidential candidates, one name jumped to the front of the pack...

By CBN.com / March 29, 2015


Providence Beats Miami 7-5 in NCAA East Regional

Shane Luke scored twice, Providence beats Miami of Ohio 7-5 in NCAA East Regional

By ABC / March 29, 2015

Trooper Wounded in Barracks Ambush Hopes to Return to Force

Trooper wounded in barracks ambush says he feels good, hopes to go back to work on the force

By ABC / March 28, 2015

Photo: Hundreds rally at Indiana State Capitol in Indianapolis to protest state's religious freedom bill, which was passed and signed this week - @CharlieNyePhoto

Photo: Hundreds rally at Indiana State Capitol in Indianapolis to protest state's religious freedom bill,...

By Stephanie / 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

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 CBN.com / March 28, 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


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

End-of-Day Wrap-Up: Harry Reid's Last Term

What's Happening: Senator Harry Reid Announces His Retirement The 75-year-old Democratic leader is politically...

By Jake / March 27, 2015

The Senate's Surprising Support for Paid Sick Leave and Gay Marriage

The Senate on Thursday night returned to one of its odder occasional traditions: a round-the-clock session...

By Russell / March 27, 2015


 

Catholic School Teacher Punished for Promoting Catholic Teaching on Human Sexuality? Radio Ad Blasts NJ Bishop for Siding With 'Hollywood Liberals' Who 'Mock' Church Teachings

A radio ad campaign has been launched criticizing Catholic officials in New Jersey for suspending and possibly...

By The / March 28, 2015

Police Officer Shot During Fatal Gunfight With Christian Family Band Makes Remarkable Recovery

An Arizona police officer who was shot during a fatal gunfight with members of a Christian family band...

By The / March 27, 2015

 

Indiana governor: Not changing 'religious freedom' law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Boehner: White House behavior to Netanyahu 'reprehensible'

House Speaker John Boehner said his upcoming trip to Israel is no "victory lap" to celebrate Prime Minister...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Captain's desperate plea heard on voice recorder

Minutes before Flight 9525 crashed into a mountain, Capt. Patrick Sondenheimer was pleading with his co-pilot...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015


'The Rock' plays Obama on 'SNL'

Actor Dwayne Johnson played a beefed-up version of President Obama in a "Saturday Night Live" skit of "The...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Are BBC 'death threats' tied to 'Top Gear?'

The BBC's Director-General, Tony Hall, has reportedly received death threats days after "Top Gear" host...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Opinion: Was Middle East better off with its dictators?

Was the Middle East better off under dictatorships? It is certainly tempting to think so when one looks...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015


'We have a recipe for disaster'

Seven college-age people, some who came to Panama City Beach, Florida, for spring break, were wounded...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Amputee dog walks again ... on artificial limbs

Here's a dog tale about a pooch with a literal "spring" in his steps.

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Is ground war next in Yemen?

Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015


Air Canada plane comes off runway

An Air Canada jet came off the runway during its landing early Sunday at an airport in the eastern city...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

$20B project building highways in the sky using GPS

The FAA's NextGen project uses GPS and better flight computers to precisely track planes.        

By USATODAY / March 29, 2015

Amanda Knox cleared, but victim's family 'expected more'

As the dust settles after Italy's high court ruled on Friday to overturn the latest guilty verdicts for Amanda...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015