Defense Puts Spotlight on Dewey & LeBoeuf Emails

If Dewey & LeBoeuf’s ex-CFO intended to commit fraud, he would have known better than to send allegedly...

By / May 27, 2015

Distracted by Trivia While Libya Burned

David Ignatius, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- Secretaries of state have had private contacts since the job was created,...

By David / May 27, 2015

Bring Back the Military Draft? Your Thoughts

In the wake of another Memorial Day, when most Americans recognized their fallen veterans by staying...

By Chris / May 27, 2015

Charter to D.C.: We're No Comcast

As executives at Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable laid out their vision for the cable companies’...

By / May 27, 2015

The Law of Unintended Consequences

Stephen Hayward, PowerLineWeÂ’ve noted here many times the economic illiteracy of the minimum...

By Stephen / May 26, 2015

The Man With the Winged Hand-Grenade Tattoo

Jeff Slater, an Army Infantry veteran who served in Iraq, is featured in an online exhibit called War Ink that...

By Jason / May 25, 2015

John Nash's Beautiful Life

John Nash, a Nobel laureate and mathematical genius whose struggle with mental illness was documented...

By Matt / May 24, 2015

'This Is Straight Murder': A Troubling Acquittal in Cleveland

On November 29, 2012, police officers and witnesses heard what appeared to be gunshots coming from a car driving...

By Matt / May 23, 2015

'Mayday! Emergency Landing. We're on Fire.'

Two weeks ago today, on the 70th anniversary of V-E Day, workaday life in downtown Washington came to a momentary...

By James / May 22, 2015

How to Treat Pregnant Drug Addicts? Your Thoughts

The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan recently reported on the increased use of incarceration to punish women...

By Chris / May 21, 2015

San Bernardino Votes to Move Past Bankruptcy, Plus Pandas and the Finale to the Boiled Frog Saga

A harvest of updates: - On Monday I described the choice that the city council of San Bernardino, California,...

By James / May 21, 2015

The Right and Wrong Questions About the Iraq War

First some operating principles, then a little history lesson. The principles: 1) No one ever again—not...

By James / May 19, 2015


YouTube and Google Help Researchers Gauge Russia’s Presence in Ukraine

The independent report came as Europeans nations were preparing to vote on whether to ease or maintain...

By MICHAEL / May 27, 2015

Matter: Adding Branches to the Human Family Tree

Recent fossil discoveries are fanning debate over the pace of evolution and how many species of ancient...

By CARL / May 27, 2015

Sunnis Fleeing ISIS Violence Find Few Doors Open in Iraq

Many Iraqi Shiites are looking with distrust at Sunni civilians displaced by attacks by Sunni militants...

By TIM / May 27, 2015

Nebraska Abolishes Death Penalty

Nebraska became the first conservative state in 40 years to ban the death penalty after legislators voted...

By JULIE / May 27, 2015

Obama Won’t Take Immigration Battle Directly to Supreme Court

The policy will be in abeyance while the administration lets the fight over the legality of President...

By MICHAEL / May 27, 2015

Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed...

By FOX / May 27, 2015

H.I.V. Treatment Should Start at Diagnosis, U.S. Health Officials Say

Federal health officials announced the new guidelines after a trial showed that people put on antiretroviral...

By DONALD / May 27, 2015

Vatican Official Denounces Ireland’s Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, said that the Irish referendum that legalized...

By GAIA / May 27, 2015

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Two New York Times reporters were in the Zurich hotel where the arrests occurred. Here’s what they...

By NYT / May 27, 2015


Nebraska Abolishes the Death Penalty

Nebraska on Wednesday became the first conservative state in more than four decades to repeal the death...

By Russell / May 27, 2015

Legal battle over Martin Luther King Jr. Bible, Nobel prize headed for court-ordered mediation - @AP

Legal battle over Martin Luther King Jr. Bible, Nobel prize headed for court-ordered mediation - @AP

By Tricia / May 27, 2015

When the Best Page on a Campaign Website Is the One That's Not There

The only unimpeachably good things to emerge from the 2016 presidential election so far have been the 404 pages...

By Robinson / May 27, 2015

Ex-US Senate Candidate's Voting Law Violation Trial Resumes

Former US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth's trial for election law violations set to resume

By ABC / May 27, 2015

Cheap Motorbikes Bring Opportunity and Chaos to Haiti

Influx of cheap motorbikes in Haiti multiplies mayhem on already lawless roads

By ABC / May 27, 2015

Police arrest Las Vegas man for murder after finding woman's partially burned and dismembered body in his apartment's bathtub - @AP

Police arrest Las Vegas man for murder after finding woman's partially burned and dismembered body in his apartment's...

By Jillian / May 27, 2015

Boko Haram Turning Children into Human Weapons

The United Nations says the terror group Boko Haram is increasingly using children as suicide bombers.

By / May 27, 2015

Scorching Heat Wave in India Kills Hundreds

A deadly heatwave is sweeping across India. The scorching temperatures are responsible for the deaths...

By / May 27, 2015

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

What does a guy have to do to get some respect in a presidential race? Three years ago, in the 2012 election,...

By David / May 26, 2015

Can the Feds Clean Up Cleveland's Police Force?

Updated May 26, 2015, at 2:45 p.m. It’s a sign of how troubled the Cleveland Police Department really...

By David / May 26, 2015

A New Cable-Industry Giant?

Charter Communications announced today that it plans to buy Time Warner Cable in a $56.7 billion deal....

By Bourree / May 26, 2015

Is It Possible to Lay People Off Nicely?

Anyone who’s ever had a job has intuited that a happier workplace makes for more productive workers....

By Saki / May 26, 2015


Nevada Teacher Bans Pastor's Daughter From Including Bible Verse John 3:16 in Assignment That Asks Students to Describe Themselves

Somerset Academy, a Nevada public charter school, has come under fire from a local pastor after a teacher...

By The / May 27, 2015


ID thieves getting your benefits

A criminal could be collecting unemployment benefits under your name right now -- and you wouldn't even...

By / May 28, 2015

Clinton wins voter with scripture

Hillary Clinton is a lifelong Methodist, but you wouldn't know that by listening to most of her speeches....

By / May 27, 2015

U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

By / May 27, 2015

Flooding puts Cruz in bind on climate

The heavy flooding that's overwhelmed Texas and killed more than 30 people has put Sen. Ted Cruz in a bind...

By / May 27, 2015

Nebraska repeals death penalty

One of the country's most conservative states, Nebraska, has outlawed what has long been a central plank...

By / May 27, 2015

Both engines on flight shut down

Both engines on Singapore Airlines flight 836 temporarily shut down over the South China Sea as the jetliner...

By / May 27, 2015

Another WH bid for Santorum

Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican...

By / May 27, 2015

100 years of New York City from the sky

A century of photos showing New York City from the skies.

By / May 27, 2015

Opinion: The ugly example FIFA scandal sets for kids

It was a scene right out of a movie: Swiss officials swept into the five-star Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich...

By / May 27, 2015

Jindal: Paul 'unsuited' to be POTUS

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal took a swing at his would-be presidential primary foe Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday,...

By / May 27, 2015

'Catfish' star held in terror threat

Washington transit police arrested a man Wednesday who appeared on MTV's "Catfish" on charges he made...

By / May 27, 2015

This Map Shows the Price Of Weed In Every State

Where would you go if you wanted to smoke weed? Well you might start in Colorado or Washington, the two states...

By AJ / May 27, 2015