Ford to Develop Carbon-Fiber Material

Ford Motor is entering into a joint venture with carbon-fiber manufacturer DowAksa, a move aimed at more...

By / April 18, 2015

That Old-Time Economics

Paul Krugman, New York TimesAmerica has yet to achieve a full recovery from the effects of the 2008 financial...

By Paul / April 17, 2015

Makerspaces Are Remaking Local Economies

Two and a half years ago, James Fallows wrote an article about the changing state of American manufacturing....

By John / April 17, 2015

Verizon Breaks Pay-TV Bundle

Verizon Communications said its FiOS service will offer new TV packages aimed at giving customers flexibility...

By / April 17, 2015

The World According to Jeb Bush

Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post...

By Ed / April 17, 2015

Reinstating Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson, the star NFL running back who missed nearly the entire 2014 season while facing child-abuse...

By Adam / April 16, 2015

Today's Aviation News: The Good and the Weird

1) Good News: Kestrel and Eclipse Two of the protagonists of my 2001 book Free Flight were Alan Klapmeier,...

By James / April 16, 2015

Aaron Hernandez Gets Life

On Wednesday, former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder by a Massachusetts...

By Adam / April 15, 2015

When Security Screening Crosses the Line

How intrusive is airport security these days? For ten or eleven male passengers, normal TSA screening...

By Conor / April 15, 2015

When Police Brutality Goes Beyond a 'Bad Apple' Cop

When a police officer is caught flagrantly misbehaving on video, the most that superiors and union officials...

By Conor / April 14, 2015

Boulder, Colorado: A Special Kind of Community

The original plan for our American Futures series was to exclude precious "college towns" from the list...

By John / April 13, 2015

The Afterlife of Abraham Lincoln

On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was shot dead by John Wilkes Booth. The moment of the president’s...

By Zach / April 13, 2015


Sony Studio Renews Warning After WikiLeaks Posts Stolen Data

In a message to news organizations, a lawyer for the studio said that material taken in a cyberattack...

By MICHAEL / April 18, 2015

After Walter Scott Shooting, Scrutiny Turns to 2nd Officer

Officer Clarence W. Habersham Jr., who responded to the scene of the police killing of Walter L. Scott...

By MANNY / April 18, 2015

Review of Comcast Deal Is Said to Raise Concerns

The recommendation against blocking the merger with Time Warner is a preliminary step and Justice Department...

By EMILY / April 18, 2015

Crime Scene: For a Mother, Many Worries and Few Clues About Her Runaway Daughter

A 17-year-old girl who has bipolar disorder ran away from her Manhattan home on April 6 without her daily...

By MICHAEL / April 18, 2015

Puzzling Death of Chicago’s Whirlwind Chef, Homaro Cantu

Questions linger in Chicago after the suicide of the inventive and ambitious star chef.

By JEFF / April 17, 2015

Seller in Canceled Internment-Camp Auction Comes Forward

After an auction of artifacts from Japanese-American internment camps was called off, the seller steps...

By RANDY / April 17, 2015

ISIS continues deadly assault on western Iraq as thousands flee

Iraqi special forces maintained control of the provincial capital, Ramadi, in Iraq's western Anbar province...

By FOX / April 17, 2015

Turkish Premier Says European Stance on Armenian Genocide Reflects Racism

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged Europe to look in its own backyard after the European Parliament...

By CEYLAN / April 17, 2015

Obama Praises Congress on Iran and Trade, but Chides Senate G.O.P. Over Nominee

Mr. Obama lauded Congress’s recent bipartisanship on Friday, but he sharply criticized G.O.P. senators...

By PETER / April 17, 2015


Update: Hospital reports 2 injured in Fresno, Calif., gas line fire are in critical condition; 14-15 others being triaged at scene - @beebenjamin

Update: Hospital reports 2 injured in Fresno, Calif., gas line fire are in critical condition; 14-15...

By Jimmy / April 17, 2015

USDA Confirms Bird Flu at 5th South Dakota Turkey Farm

5th South Dakota turkey farm infected with bird flu; crews moving to euthanize 66,000 birds

By ABC / April 17, 2015

Kristin Hannah Says Novel 'The Nightingale' Is Her Favorite

Kristin Hannah hopes her best-selling novel 'The Nightingale' will move to the big screen

By ABC / April 17, 2015

How America Reduced Its Health-Care Spending by $2 Trillion

The early days of the Obama administration were a chaos of uncertainty, between the historic housing...

By Derek / April 17, 2015

Fire in building on Great Portland Street in London near BBC Broadcasting House headquarters - @standardnews

Fire in building on Great Portland Street in London near BBC Broadcasting House headquarters - @standardnews

By Sean / April 17, 2015

Women Are Owning More and More Small Businesses

Owning your own business is often touted as the ultimate coup in the working world. You set your own hours,...

By Gillian / April 17, 2015

Too Vague to Be Constitutional

The legal philosopher Lon Fuller once invented an earnest monarch named Rex who discovered many wrong...

By Garrett / April 17, 2015

Man Faces Sentencing in Murder of Teacher in US Oil Patch

Colorado man seeks to avoid prison in murder of teacher in Bakken oil patch; sentencing Friday

By ABC / April 17, 2015

'Duck Dynasty' Musical Kicks Off in Las Vegas

"Duck Dynasty" has been one of the most successful reality shows in TV history. Now the family behind...

By / April 17, 2015

S. Korean Church's 7-Day Service: Sundays Not Enough

For one church in South Korea, meeting only once a week on Sundays is hardly enough.  Myungsung Church...

By / April 17, 2015

Ben Bernanke Isn't the Problem, the System Is the Problem

So Ben Bernanke wants to make a buck. Who can blame him? The guy is one of the most esteemed economists...

By David / April 16, 2015

How NPR Tote Bags Became a Thing

Tote bags are so synonymous with public broadcasting in the United States that they're as much a physical...

By Adrienne / April 16, 2015


Christian Dieseltec Owner Gets Death Threats for Saying He Will Refuse Service to 'Openly Gay' People Who Show PDA in His Shop

A conservative Christian owner of a Dieseltec auto repair shop in Grandville, Michigan, who sparked controversy...

By The / April 17, 2015

In-N-Out Christian Food Chain That References Bible Verses on Its Cups Is America's Favorite Place to Get a Burger

The In-N-Out Burger chain is America's favorite "limited-service" restaurant, according the annual Consumer...

By The / April 16, 2015


California: We've licked measles outbreak

A measles outbreak that affected more than 130 Californians since December is over, the California Department...

By / April 18, 2015

'Batman v Superman' trailer officially released

A day after it was leaked online (and swiftly removed), director Zack Snyder has released what he calls...

By / April 18, 2015

State OKs nitrogen executions

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Friday that would allow the state to perform executions with...

By / April 18, 2015

Jeb Bush: We won't win if we just complain

As Jeb Bush mulls whether to seek the White House as the third President Bush in as many decades, he knows...

By / April 18, 2015

The quick hit history of medical marijuana

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the many uses of medical marijuana throughout history.

By / April 17, 2015

U.S. Navy testing swarm 'locust' drones

The U.S. Navy is developing small, inexpensive drones that operate in "swarms" after being deployed. ...

By / April 17, 2015

Cops: Parent choked out teacher in class

Police say a parent walked into a middle school and choked a teacher until she was unconscious. CNN affiliate...

By / April 17, 2015

Opinion: How to prevent more Tsarnaevs

After two days of deliberation, jurors found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on all counts in the Boston Marathon...

By / April 17, 2015

O'Malley hits Clinton flip-flop

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a newly confrontational tone towards Hillary Clinton on Thursday,...

By / April 17, 2015


It's the simplest possible assignment, but it always teaches a huge lesson. Every year, Denver teacher...

By / April 17, 2015

ISIS claims bombing near U.S. Consulate

Suicide bombers blew up a car they were driving Friday near the U.S. Consulate in the Kurdish Iraqi city...

By / April 17, 2015

Photos of the Week: 4/11-4/17 (35 photos)

This week, we have images of a visit to Coachella, raging fires in Siberia, Yazidi New Year celebrations,...

By The / April 17, 2015