Fiat Reached Out to Rivals About Consolidation

The auto maker’s chairman said it has made contact with multiple rivals to propose talks about industry...

By WSJ.com: / May 30, 2015

Humana Considers Sale of Company

Health insurer Humana Inc. is considering selling the company, a move that could trigger a widely anticipated...

By WSJ.com: / May 29, 2015

U.S. Must Do More to Help Iraq Fight ISIS

By Washington / May 29, 2015


Paradise Lost: What the Texas Floods Swept Away

WIMBERLEY, TEXAS—The flash flood warnings kept coming in over television. That is, until the power...

By Richard / May 28, 2015

American Futures Updates, from Mississippi to Arizona to California

Recent notes in the news: 1) The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science. A year ago my wife Deb and I had a deeply...

By James / May 28, 2015

A High School that Changes Lives, One at a Time

During our American Futures tour around the country, we have visited all kinds of schools. There are specialized...

By Deborah / May 28, 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

Post-Memorial Day Note: Another Kind of Service, in San Bernardino

In previous accounts we’ve described the economic predicament of San Bernardino, California. Most of its former...

By James / 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


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

'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


 

Rangers Are Eliminated as Tampa Bay Wins Game 7

The Rangers’ season ended Friday when Tampa Bay took the deciding game of the Eastern Conference finals.

By TIM / May 30, 2015

Families Press for Changes in Policy on Hostages

A White House-ordered review is expected to produce recommendations such as a new interdepartmental “fusion...

By JULIE / May 30, 2015

Obama Warns the Senate to Pass Surveillance Law

The president said the Senate was playing with fire if it failed to approve the USA Freedom Act this...

By JULIE / May 30, 2015


Venezuela, Russian oil company ink $14B deal to double country's output

By Fox / May 30, 2015

Jerry Dior, Designer of Major League Baseball’s Logo, Dies at 82

Mr. Dior created the “silhouetted batter” in 1968 when he worked for a marketing firm but received...

By MARGALIT / May 30, 2015

First Draft: Bernie Sanders Recants 1972 Article on Women’s Fantasies of Rape

An article that Mr. Sanders wrote more than 40 years ago has resurfaced and he said it demonstrated how political...

By TRIP / May 30, 2015


More Indictments Expected in FIFA Case, I.R.S. Official Says

The complex case, which involved cooperation between the I.R.S. and the F.B.I., is likely to lead to more...

By MATT / May 29, 2015

Details Uncovered in Boston’s 2024 Olympic Bid May Put It in Jeopardy

Boston 2024, the group that crafted Boston’s bid, had maintained that the Games would be paid for with...

By KATHARINE / May 29, 2015

Soldier killed in helicopter crash denied Arlington Cemetery burial

A U.S. Army soldier from the Louisiana National Guard who was killed in a helicopter crash with 10 others...

By FOX / May 29, 2015


 

Gravely Ill Russian Opposition Figure Won't Be Sent Abroad

Doctor, father say gravely ill Russian opposition figure won't be sent abroad for treatment

By ABC / May 30, 2015

Plane crashes at Hale County Airport in Plainview, Texas, authorities say - @ErikBreon

Plane crashes at Hale County Airport in Plainview, Texas, authorities say - @ErikBreon

By Jimmy / May 30, 2015

9 States Back Utah Ruling Tossing Federal Prairie Dog Rules

9 states join lawsuit in favor of ruling striking down federal protection for Utah prairie dog

By ABC / May 29, 2015


Grain Mostly Lower, Livestock Lower

Wheat, corn, oats lower and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef and pork lower on the CME.

By ABC / May 29, 2015

A Lonely Life for Immigrants in America's Rust Belt

CINCINNATI—When they were deciding where to settle down and raise a family, Lorena Mora-Mowry, a lawyer...

By Alana / May 29, 2015

One Retailer's Unusual Message: 'Don't Buy So Much Stuff'

Rick Ridgeway, the vice president of environmental affairs at the outdoor apparel company Patagonia,...

By Saki / May 29, 2015


Merkel says transparency, cleaning up of any dirty business urgently needed at FIFA - @Reuters

Merkel says transparency, cleaning up of any dirty business urgently needed at FIFA - @Reuters

By David / May 29, 2015

What Gang Bangers Taught a Chaplain about Jesus

Chris Hoke was a worship leader in search of really finding Jesus. Find out how he found what he was looking...

By CBN.com / May 29, 2015

NC Marriage 'Conscience' Exemption Bill Vetoed

North Carolina's governor has vetoed a bill that would have allowed some court officials to avoid gay marriage...

By CBN.com / May 29, 2015


How to Fix a Broken Police Department

CINCINNATI—Citizens were throwing stones and beer bottles at police officers in front of City Hall,...

By Alana / May 28, 2015

Why Won't the GOP Declare War on ISIS?

Last week, in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, former Clinton and Bush administration counter-terrorism...

By Peter / May 28, 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


 

Franklin Graham Says Ireland's Vote for Gay Marriage Is a 'Defiance of God;' Urges Christians to Pray for Supreme Court to Uphold Biblical Marriage

In a social media post Thursday, Franklin Graham called Ireland "a once staunchly religious country"...

By The / May 29, 2015

 

'Saved by the Bell' star guilty in stabbing

A jury has found actor Dustin Diamond not guilty of one felony charge in a Christmas Day bar stabbing...

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015

New Jersey: Magic, not tragic

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015

Why images of Mohammed offend Muslims

Prohibitions against depicting the Prophet Mohammed may mystify many non-Muslims, but it speaks to a central...

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015


Pentagon to China: End South China Sea expansion

As China rapidly builds new artificial islands in the South China Sea to expand its territory claim there,...

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015

Armed protesters join rally

CNN's Sara Sidner reports as tension continues to rise ahead of a controversial Mohammed cartoon contest...

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015

Her dad: Best lead in years

CNN's Martin Savidge has part three of his series on a possible new lead in the Natalee Holloway investigation...

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015


Airport workers busted in Durant sneaker heist

NBA star Kevin Durant got paid big bucks for making 24 steals this season. But prosecutors have called...

By CNN.com / May 30, 2015

'Bachelor' couple calls it quits

By CNN.com / May 29, 2015

ISIS fighter trained in counterterrorism in U.S.

An ISIS fighter who calls for jihad in a new online video was trained in counterterrorism tactics on American...

By CNN.com / May 29, 2015


Why Indian-American kids win spelling bees

While you were out taking your kid to baseball practice or music class, Puthenveedu Jayakrishnan was helping...

By CNN.com / May 29, 2015

Woman goes blind after her pet cat licks her

Cat owner suddenly goes blind and doctors diagnosed her with "Cat Scratch," a bacteria passed by cats...

By CNN.com / May 29, 2015

Hastert on Hastert: "What You See Is What You Get"

In 2003, The New Yorker dispatched acclaimed novelist Jonathan Franzen to write a mega-profile of Denny...

By David / May 29, 2015