Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of the FTC ahead of a final...

By WSJ.com: / March 29, 2015

More from Pilots and Doctors on the Germanwings Crash

Following this initial item on what could, and could not have been foreseen about the Germanwings murder/suicide,...

By James / March 29, 2015

The Hillary "Spoilation"

Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine...

By Paul / March 29, 2015


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

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

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

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

Supreme Court: Treat a Pregnancy at Least as Forgivingly as a DUI

In the mid-aughts, the United Parcel Service had two policies that seem irreconcilable by any basic standard...

By Joe / 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


 

Iran Backs Away From Key Detail in Nuclear Deal

With a negotiating deadline on Tuesday, Iranian officials have backed away from a critical element of a proposed...

By DAVID / March 30, 2015

Memo From Germany: Jet Crash Tests Germany’s Faith in Its Precision

The co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, in apparently deliberately crashing a plane, has upended Germany’s well-ordered...

By ALISON / March 30, 2015

Jeb Bush and Scott Walker Point G.O.P. to Contrary Paths

Mr. Bush and Mr. Walker are becoming prominent exponents of dueling visions of how a Republican can retake...

By JONATHAN / March 30, 2015


Duke 66, Gonzaga 52: Duke Defeats Gonzaga to Advance to Its 16th Final Four

The Blue Devils denied the Bulldogs their first trip to the national semifinals and will play Michigan...

By BEN / March 29, 2015

Uzbeks Vote on Expected 4th Term for Authoritarian

President Islam Karimov, in power since 1989, faced three ostensibly opposition candidates who used their...

By MANSUR / March 29, 2015

News Companies See Movies as Opportunity for Growth

Some of the most aggressive contemporary purveyors of information, journalistic and otherwise, are betting...

By MICHAEL / March 29, 2015


‘Hot Bench,’ a Court Show From Judge Judy, Is a Surprise Hit

The new show, created by the star of “Judge Judy,” has defied the odds to become the No. 1 new syndicated...

By BROOKS / March 29, 2015

Michigan State 76, Louisville 70, Overtime: Michigan State Defeats Louisville to Advance to the Final Four

Coach Tom Izzo led the seventh-seeded Spartans to the Final Four for a seventh time since 1999 with a victory...

By ZACH / March 29, 2015

Second Body Is Found at East Village Explosion Site, Police Say

It was not clear if the bodies belonged to two men who had been missing since the blast, which destroyed...

By ASHLEY / March 29, 2015


 

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits off coast - @NWS_NTWC

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits...

By Jillian / March 30, 2015

Indiana Governor: New Law 'Not About Discrimination'

Indiana governor: Religious objections law not a mistake; critics say it allows discrimination

By ABC / 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

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 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

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

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


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 Economics of Religious Freedom Bills

Now that Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed his state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration...

By Adam / March 27, 2015


 

Black Pastor Explains Why He Decided to Become a Leader in a White Church

A black pastor who dared to be different by challenging racially stereotypical church models to become...

By The / March 29, 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

 

Major quake strikes off island

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday. ...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

A glimpse of life on the reservation

Growing up in Germany, everything Felix von der Osten learned about Native Americans came from the books...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Iran nuclear talks intensify

Nuclear talks intensified Sunday between world powers and Iran, but key sticking points remained unresolved...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015


Riders climb off stalled coaster

Riders on a New York roller coaster took the long way down Sunday after Coney Island's historic Cyclone...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Powerful images of the NYC building collapse

A building collapsed in a heavy traveled section of New York's East Village. The cause is under investigation. ...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

More 'Transformers' sequels, spinoffs coming

The bot world is getting bigger.

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015


School bus explodes in flames

A bus driver is being hailed as a hero for safely evacuating 35 students from a school bus after it caught...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

NASA to capture an asteroid?

NASA says its Asteroid Redirect Mission will allow it to conduct tests that are essential to preparing...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Ex-governor challenges Hillary Clinton

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a major shot at Hillary Clinton on Sunday, saying the country...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015


Opinion: TV too diverse? It's only a start

The mainstream shows featuring black characters are a sign of progress, but more are needed.

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Body found in N.Y. rubble

Crews searching at the site where a building exploded in New York's East Village found a body in the rubble...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015

Angelina Jolie to kids: 'Different is good'

Angelina Jolie took the stage Saturday at Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards and delivered...

By CNN.com / March 29, 2015