Welfare Reform Was, and Still Is, Good Idea

Megan McArdle, Bloomberg...

By Megan / April 27, 2015

Nomad Hungry for More Food Deals

Nomad’s founders Martin E. Franklin and Noam Gottesman, backed by the surging strength of the U.S....

By WSJ.com: / April 27, 2015

Invite GOP Candidates to Gay Weddings

Ana Marie Cox, The Daily Beast...

By Ana / April 27, 2015

Ten Years of Airbus's A380, but Demand Is Soft

Airbus on Monday celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the A380 superjumbo’s first flight. But the European...

By WSJ.com: / April 27, 2015

The True Story Behind <i>True Story</i>

If evil—pure evil—exists, is it an elegant, seductive aura of darkness, or a shambling, seriocomic...

By Garrett / April 24, 2015

Asheville Just 'Happened' to Develop a Nice Downtown—Or Did It?

Here's how we got to today's post: through the past few weeks, I've done a variety of items on the attempts...

By James / April 24, 2015

What Can Michael Brown's Parents Achieve by Suing Ferguson?

First, a grand jury opted not to charge Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death. Then the Justice Department,...

By David / April 23, 2015

Bennett Beach Runs in Boston, Gary Heyne's Influence Lasts in Shanghai

This is an update on two people whose achievements I've noted in this space over the years. 1) Back in 1969...

By James / April 23, 2015

Damage Lingers From Retracted Rolling Stone</em> Story

Much of the focus on Rolling Stone's retracted "Rape on Campus" article has centered around its journalistic...

By Matt / April 23, 2015

Equal Time for Tampa, and More on Asheville Too

Hey, watch what you say about Tampa! In a post from China on Tuesday, I quoted a reader on the unpredictability...

By James / April 23, 2015

Can Starbucks Salvage the American Dream?

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/390978/starbucks-university/

By Paul / April 22, 2015

More on Nice Downtowns: Do They Just Happen? Or Are They Made?

Yesterday I quoted a reader in Seattle who recounted the long, purposeful process through which that...

By James / April 21, 2015


Actress Jayne Meadows dies at 95

Jayne Meadows Allen, award winning stage and screen actress, died peacefully of natural causes in her Encino,...

By FOX / April 27, 2015

More government waste found at Medicare

By Fox / April 27, 2015

Google and Facebook Help Nepal Earthquake Survivors and Contacts Connect

As the extent of the damage became clear, the companies devised ways to help users in affected areas...

By KAREN / April 27, 2015

Migrants, Hoping to Cross Mediterranean, Must First Navigate a Lawless Libya

Despite the costs and risks, migrants continue to traverse a country where warring militias have become...

By DAVID / April 27, 2015

New Study Links Weather Extremes to Global Warming

Human emissions are responsible for about 75 percent of especially hot days and 18 percent of unusually...

By JUSTIN / April 27, 2015

The Appraisal: Congregants Challenge Sale of Bulwark of Judaism on Lower East Side

Worshipers at the Home of the Sages charge in court that a $13 million deal is motivated by self-enrichment,...

By MATT / April 27, 2015

Scott Walker Is Said to Take a Long View in 2016 Strategy

Advisers and donors to the Wisconsin governor, a likely Republican candidate for president, say he has put plans...

By PATRICK / April 27, 2015

Rinaldo Ardizoia, the Oldest Living Yankee, Reflects on His Career

Ardizoia, 95, a pitcher who appeared in just one major league game, attended Joe DiMaggio’s wedding,...

By LOUIE / April 27, 2015

Climbers Describe Mayhem on Mount Everest After Nepal Earthquake

As rescue efforts were hampered by bad weather, dramatic details emerged about the devastation at the base...

By NIDA / April 27, 2015


'Rough Rides' and the Challenges of Improving Police Culture

A rough ride. Bringing them up front. A screen test. A cowboy ride. A nickel ride. Police say that intentionally...

By David / April 27, 2015

Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Describe Life in Captivity

"He started showing me around the house, and I never got back out," Amanda Berry said.

By ABC / April 27, 2015

In opening statement, defense lawyer David Bruck tells jurors at Boston Marathon sentencing, 'We are asking you to punish Jahar by imprisoning him for the rest of his life' - @JimArmstrongWBZ

In opening statement, defense lawyer David Bruck tells jurors at Boston Marathon sentencing, 'We are asking...

By Tricia / April 27, 2015

Scarce Skills, not Scarce Jobs

At a large distribution center located north of Boston, a robot lifts a shelf holding merchandise and navigates...

By James / April 27, 2015

Who Will Care for America's Seniors?

My grandfather broke his hip at age 87. At the time, he lived with my grandmother in western Massachusetts...

By Alana / April 27, 2015

Tsarnaev's Life on Line as Defense Argues Against Execution

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber's life is on the line as defense argues against execution

By ABC / April 27, 2015

Digital Download: Will Apple Watch Mean Annoying New Tech Habits?

The highly anticipated Apple Watch hits stores Friday and unlike Apple's other devices, users never have...

By CBN.com / April 27, 2015

"Fill Me Up": Gospel Singer Recounts Her Road to Success

Casey J as been described as the "vegetarian, school teacher who has the #1 gospel song in the country."...

By CBN.com / April 27, 2015

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

By ABC / April 27, 2015

Police: Death toll from Nepal's earthquake jumps to 3,218; more than 6,000 injured - @Reuters

Police: Death toll from Nepal's earthquake jumps to 3,218; more than 6,000 injured - @Reuters

By Jillian / April 27, 2015

The After-Work Email Quandary

I remember a conversation with a colleague a couple years ago: During one summer Friday, nearly half...

By Bourree / April 26, 2015

Why It Was Wrong to Shut Down Boston After the Bombing

When two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston marathon on April 15, 2013, police officers...

By Conor / April 24, 2015


Bloods, Crips and Black Guerilla Family Gangs Unite to 'Take Out' Police in Baltimore as Freddie Gray Is Laid to Rest, Authorities Say

The Baltimore Police Department/Criminal Intelligence Unit released the news that it had received a "credible...

By The / April 27, 2015

GoFundMe Shuts Down Campaign for Christian Bakers Asked to Pay $135,000 Fine for Refusing to Make Cake for Gay Wedding

Fundraising site GoFundMe has closed the account that was set up to raise money for Aaron and Melissa...

By The / April 26, 2015


Photos: Freddie Gray's funeral

Freddie Gray's funeral is held in Baltimore on Monday, April 27. Gray, 25, was arrested April 12 and died...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Baltimore cops: Gangs threaten

The Baltimore Police Department on Monday said that it had received a "credible threat" that gangs are teaming...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Jay Z's Tidal tweets: The best responses

It's a hard-knock life, Jay Z, especially on Twitter.

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

9 to face Indonesia firing squad soon

The executions of nine of 10 mainly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia will "go ahead as planned"...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

What Bush said about Obama

President George W. Bush's former spokesman Ari Fleischer -- who was the one to question Bush during...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Does A380 superjumbo have a future?

So what do you get one of the world's biggest aircraft for its 10th birthday?

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

You could be seeing more of Japan's military

The United States and Japan announced big changes Monday to the guidelines that will govern the defense...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Zayn may still be in One Direction, Hawking says

Physicist Stephen Hawking shares his thoughts on the possibilities after Zayn Malik leaves "One Direction." ...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Dr. Gupta performs brain surgery on quake victim

"I've seen a lot of situations around the world, and this is as bad as I've ever seen it," CNN's Dr. Gupta...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Dr. Sanjay Gupta performs brain surgery on little girl in quake zone

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta is in Nepal and describes performing brain surgery to help one victim of the earthquake. ...

By CNN.com / April 27, 2015

Republicans Painting Hillary Clinton As a Tool of the Superrich Forget One Little Thing

While Kevin Drum is focused on getting better, we've invited some of the remarkable writers and thinkers...

By Jonathan / April 27, 2015

Teacher dies in crash with pair on way to prom

Leah O'Brien helped students interested in a career in education, principal says.        

By USATODAY / April 27, 2015