Oil Drillers Plot Survival Plan

The Week Ahead: American oil drillers, battered and bruised by the steep drop in crude prices, are descending...

By WSJ.com: / April 19, 2015

Comcast, Time Warner Cable to Meet With DOJ Over Merger

Comcast and Time Warner Cable are preparing to meet with officials from the Department of Justice to address...

By WSJ.com: / April 19, 2015

How Makerspaces Help 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


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

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


The Total Rejection of Michael Slager

If there's a template for controversial police shootings—and recent history suggests that there is—then...

By Adam / April 9, 2015

From Xizhou to Eastport to Ajo: Big Dreams in Small Towns

Xizhou. Nearly six years ago I wrote an article in the magazine called “Village Dreamers.” It was about...

By James / April 9, 2015

End-of-Day Wrap-Up: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Found Guilty

What's Happening: A Guilty Verdict in Boston Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bomber,...

By Jake / April 8, 2015


 

Todd's American Dispatch: University Detains Veteran Who Stopped Flag Desecration

By FOX / April 19, 2015

Islanders 2, Capitals 1, Overtime: Tavares’s Overtime Goal Lifts Islanders Over Capitals

The Islanders took a 2-1 lead in the series as John Tavares scored 15 seconds into overtime.

By ALLAN / April 19, 2015

Bill Clinton Leads Tribute on 20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

A delegation led by Mr. Clinton gathered in Oklahoma City on Sunday to honor the 168 people who died...

By MICHAEL / April 19, 2015


Jordan hosts competition of anti-terror squads - VIDEO: Will new drone technology change the way we fight terror?

By Fox / April 19, 2015

Praise and Skepticism as One Executive Sets Minimum Wage to $70,000 a Year

While the overwhelming majority of the responses on social media and elsewhere were positive, there were...

By PATRICIA / April 19, 2015

Blood Test Shows Promise as Alternative to Cancer Biopsy

The hope is to give oncologists a tool to let them figure out quickly whether a treatment is working...

By GINA / April 19, 2015


The Working Life: A Response to Alec Baldwin’s Complaints That a Living Wage Rally Snarled Traffic

The actor Alec Baldwin took to Twitter to grouse about gridlock in Manhattan caused by demonstrators...

By RACHEL / April 19, 2015

ISIS Video Purports to Show Killing of Ethiopian Christians

The footage, if confirmed, would be the first evidence that the Islamic State’s leaders in Syria and Iraq...

By DAVID / April 19, 2015

Hundreds Feared Dead After Boat Filled With Migrants Capsizes in Mediterranean

The boat overturned 70 miles north of Libya as a Portuguese vessel that the Italian authorities had diverted...

By GAIA / April 19, 2015


 

Pirates Sweep, Brewers off to Worst Start in Team History

Alvarez homers, Cole cruises as Pirates sweep 5-2, Brewers off to worst start in team history

By ABC / April 19, 2015

'Furious 7' takes box crown for 3rd week with $29 million - @USATODAY

'Furious 7' takes box crown for 3rd week with $29 million - @USATODAY

By Rebecca / April 19, 2015

Watch: North Carolina Soldier Surprises Son at School Photo Shoot

Corporal James Bass returns home and takes the opportunity to surprise his unsuspecting son.

By ABC / April 19, 2015


Nice Downtowns: How Did They Get That Way?

I had anticipated some of the rewards and discoveries of visiting cities in the process of economic and cultural...

By James / April 19, 2015

Mark Hamill Said He Was 'Suspicious' of J.J. Abrams

Mark Hamill was 'suspicious' of 'Star Wars' director J.J. Abrams: 'He was a 'Star Trek' guy'

By ABC / April 19, 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 CBN.com / April 19, 2015


Australia Arrests 5 Men on Terror Plot Charges

Police in Australia say they have arrested five men on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks on police...

By CBN.com / April 19, 2015

40-50 mph wind gusts reported in Houston County, Texas, with line of storms moving through - @NWSHouston

40-50 mph wind gusts reported in Houston County, Texas, with line of storms moving through - @NWSHouston

By Jimmy / April 19, 2015

How Fashion Co-Opted Coachella

For the past five years, fashion houses, lifestyle brands and beauty companies including H&M, PopSugar,...

By Alexandra / April 18, 2015


Chief Juror of the United States

Imagine you're a lawyer entering the courtroom to select the 12 men and women who will decide the civil...

By Russell / April 18, 2015

How America Reduced Its Healthcare 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

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


 

No. Carolina House Approves Bill to Put Billy Graham Statue in US Capitol

The North Carolina House has approved a proposal to put a statue of evangelist Billy Graham in National...

By The / April 18, 2015

 

See China's secret ocean airbase

Newly released satellite photos show that China is building a military grade runway in the disputed South...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

Report: FBI admits forensic testimony flawed

The Washington Post says the FBI admits some of its experts gave flawed testimony in cases dating back...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

Mystery ailment kills 18

A mysterious affliction has killed as many as 18 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015


'Just Got Paid' singer dies

Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, best known for the 1988 party anthem "Just Got Paid," died this week...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

Ringo, others inducted into Rock hall of fame

The key to rock's longevity is it never defines itself into irrelevance. So while there were some loud,...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

'Ghost Rider' resurrected from desert Boneyard

For the first time, the U.S. Air Force has resurrected a B-52 bomber that had been in long-term storage...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015


Italian PM: We will do whatever it takes

Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi, discusses how the country will respond a boat capsizes in Mediterranean...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

ISIS executes Christians

ISIS operatives have beheaded two groups of prisoners, believed to be Ethiopian Christians, in Libya,...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

Designer's clothes fly off Target's racks

Floral pastel dresses and beach coverups flew off the racks at Target stores Sunday morning as eager...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015


Infertility: Why don't more people talk about it?

For eight years, Robyn Cohen and her husband have been trying to have a child.

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

Senator: Deal gives Iran too much

The architect of a measure that would give Congress more oversight over President Barack Obama's nuclear...

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015

#IWishMyTeacherKnew shares students' heartbreak, hopes

By CNN.com / April 19, 2015