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 WSJ.com: / 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

Can the Justice Department Clean Up Cleveland's Police Force?

It’s a sign of how troubled the Cleveland Police Department really is that amid protests over the acquittal...

By David / May 26, 2015


Rise of the Regional Hegemons

By Wall / May 26, 2015

Charter Strikes $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications has struck a $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable, and will merge with Bright...

By WSJ.com: / 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

After the Waco Shootout, Texas Lawmakers Debate Gun Laws

Authorities are still working to develop a clear picture of the bullet-riddled scene where nine members...

By Adam / May 20, 2015


 

European Union Asks Member Countries to Accept Quotas of Migrants

The appeal by the European Commission is a response to fears that countries like Italy and Greece could...

By JAMES / May 27, 2015

Twitter Reaction to the FIFA Indictments

Soon after Swiss authorities arrested several top soccer officials, journalists and sports observers...

By NYT / May 27, 2015

Another Body Blow for FIFA, and for Sepp Blatter

Mr. Blatter is expected to win a fifth term as FIFA’s president, but everybody seems to feel that it’s...

By JERÉ / May 27, 2015


Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

By ADEEL / May 27, 2015

U.N. Reports About 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Than in 1990

The global count of hungry people has fallen from about one billion 25 years ago to 795 million today,...

By RICK / May 27, 2015

FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Blatter Isn’t Among Them

As FIFA leaders gathered for a meeting, Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced and made...

May 27, 2015


Penn State Penalizes Fraternity Chapter After Misconduct Inquiry

The university withdrew its recognition of Kappa Delta Rho’s chapter for three years, after members...

By ASHLEY / May 27, 2015

San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick apologizes for Houston remark

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick apologized Tuesday for a post on social media that referenced...

By FOX / May 27, 2015

FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Face Extradition to U.S.

As FIFA leaders gathered for a meeting, Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced and made...

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

Scorching Heat Wave in India Kills Hundreds

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

By CBN.com / May 27, 2015

Penn State Frat Linked to Nude Photos Shut Down for 3 Years

Penn State frat linked to Facebook page with photos of nude women gets shut down for 3 years

By ABC / May 27, 2015


AP PHOTOS: A Look at Aftermath of Torrential Rains, Storms

AP PHOTOS: A look at the aftermath of torrential rains that caused deadly, destructive floods

By ABC / 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


Iraq offensive will see forces move southwards from Salahuddin province and seek to cut off Islamic State militants in Ramadi, militia official says - @BBCNews

Iraq offensive will see forces move southwards from Salahuddin province and seek to cut off Islamic State...

By David / May 26, 2015

Waiting Periods and the Rising Price of Abortion

There’s a new type of abortion roadblock that’s swiftly gaining popularity: a state-imposed wait...

By Olga / May 26, 2015

'Take Precautions': India Heat Wave Kills Hundreds

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

By CBN.com / May 26, 2015


The G Word: Gentrification and Its Many Meanings

Ask city-dwellers to describe what, precisely, gentrification is you’ll get an array of answers. The term...

By Gillian / May 25, 2015

Why Is PayPal In the Credit Game?

According to the Department of Commerce, Americans spent $80 billion on online retail during the first...

By Bourree / May 23, 2015

Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun

The phrase “shit hits the fan” has uncertain origins. Some claim it’s a descendant of a World War II adage...

By Bourree / May 22, 2015


 

Josh Duggar's Family, Mike Huckabee Standing by Him as TLC Cancels '19 Kids and Counting'

"19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar has come forward to admit that he "acted inexcusably" when a teenager,...

By The / May 26, 2015

 

K-9 officer saves deputy during ambush

A Mississippi deputy who was attacked by three men is injured but alive after quick action by his K-9 officer. ...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

5 things to start your day

FIFA officials to be charged, Texas dries out after deadly floods and the IRS deals with another security...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Why the U.S. is bringing the hammer down on FIFA

In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field but also for allegedly...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015


Flood: 31 dead, 11 missing

The storm has passed, but the full scope of the tragedy is just starting to emerge.

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Air France flight has near miss with volcano

An Air France passenger jet had a near miss with an active volcano in Africa earlier this month, according...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Heat wave kills 1,100

From behind her stall on the stifling hot streets of Hyderabad, Amruta Bai spends her day refilling plastic...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015


Will black voters give Clinton 2nd chance?

Hillary Clinton's road to redemption among black voters begins Wednesday in South Carolina.

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Qatar 2022 World Cup: The most controversial ever?

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar looks set to be played in November and December. But what impact will that...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Sources: U.S. to charge FIFA officials with corruption

The U.S. Justice Department plans to announce corruption charges against senior officials at FIFA, the world's...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015


Artist creates street scenes on coffee cups

Australian illustrator's panoramic renditions of everyday life become an internet hit

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Swimwear through the ages

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015

Fugitive ex-cop caught

The two-month search for a former Los Angeles Police Department officer suspected of homicide in California...

By CNN.com / May 27, 2015