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 / 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

For Clinton, a Trust Deficit to Surmount

Chris Cillizza, Washington PostIs Hillary Clinton honest enough to be president?That question —...

By Chris / 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

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


City Room: New York Today: Mourning an Officer

Tuesday: The death of a police officer, cloudy weather, and the highest point in New York.

By TATIANA / May 5, 2015

Your Tuesday Briefing: Deadly Force, Joint Chiefs Chairman and More

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

By ADEEL / May 5, 2015

Gunfire interrupts bike ride of Wisconsin family that loved outdoors; 4 dead including shooter

The Stoffel family set out on a bike ride on a beautiful spring evening, the young Wisconsin couple and their...

By FOX / May 5, 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


Burundi's constitutional court approves candidacy of President Nkurunziza for third-term bid - @Reuters

Burundi's constitutional court approves candidacy of President Nkurunziza for third-term bid - @Reuters

By David / May 5, 2015

Canada Opposes Bail for Former Gitmo Inmate Omar Khadr

Canadian government opposes granting bail to former Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr

By ABC / May 5, 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

Wake Up Church! Christians Dying for their Faith

From the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa, Christians are enduring attacks for their faith like never...

By / May 4, 2015

When Cities and Suburbs Work Together

In the 1980s, the city of Denver, Colorado, was hardly a model for any type of economic development....

By Nancy / May 2, 2015

'A Deliberate and Illegal Scheme' in New Jersey

On Friday, David Wildstein, who served as one of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's appointees to the Port...

By Adam / May 1, 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


5 things to start your day

Questions swirl around Texas shooting. Two more Republicans jump into the 2016 race. And the newest princess...

By / May 5, 2015

Officer shot in head dies

New York authorities will seek a first-degree murder charge against a man accused of killing a NYPD officer. ...

By / May 5, 2015

From 'Black Hawk Down' to Kerry's visit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, on Tuesday, becoming...

By / May 5, 2015

Woman saves her 2 children after being shot

Sometimes a mother's love can make all the difference in the world. It can even save lives.

By / May 5, 2015

Karen O sings in Google Doodle song

Tuesday's Google Doodle pays tribute to trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly on her 151st birthday with...

By / May 5, 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / May 5, 2015

Dogs and their owners

By / 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 / May 5, 2015