More from Pilots and Doctors on the Germanwings Crash

Following this initial item on what could, and could not have been foreseen about the Germanwings murder/suicide,...

By James / March 29, 2015

The Hillary "Spoilation"

Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine...

By Paul / March 29, 2015

Dufry Nears Deal for World Duty Free

Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy’s World Duty Free in a deal that values...

By / March 28, 2015

Dunham Equated Jews to Dogs & That's Not OK

Jordana Horn, KvellerIt’s pretty annoying when someone writes something anti-Semitic. But imagine...

By Jordana / March 28, 2015

A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

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By Chris / March 27, 2015

A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / March 26, 2015

Unicorns and Gerrymanders at the Supreme Court

In Michael Mann’s 2004 noir film Collateral, Tom Cruise, as an out of town hit man, hires cabdriver...

By Garrett / March 26, 2015

Supreme Court: Treat a Pregnancy at Least as Forgivingly as a DUI

In the mid-aughts, the United Parcel Service had two policies that seem irreconcilable by any basic standard...

By Joe / March 25, 2015

If You're in Northern Mississippi This Weekend, Check Out 'The Blue and the Gray'

Last May, Deb Fallows wrote an account of a historical coincidence that linked The Atlantic Monthly of 150 years...

By James / March 25, 2015

End-of-Day Wrap-Up: California Dries Up

What's Happening: California's Running Dry The state's historic drought continues as its warmest-ever...

By Jake / March 24, 2015

Why the Fast-Food Ban Failed in South L.A.

The national discourse about health and obesity has never been a particularly cordial conversation. In 2008,...

By Adam / March 24, 2015

Judging the Cops: When Excessive Force Trumps Resisting Arrest

On an autumn night last year a 16-year-old high school student, Thai Gurule, was crossing a street in Portland,...

By Conor / March 21, 2015


Michigan State 76, Louisville 70, Overtime: Michigan State Defeats Louisville to Advance to the Final Four

Coach Tom Izzo led the seventh-seeded Spartans to the Final Four for a seventh time since 1999 with a victory...

By ZACH / March 29, 2015

Second Body Is Found at East Village Explosion Site, Police Say

It was not clear if the bodies belonged to two men who had been missing since the blast, which destroyed...

By ASHLEY / March 29, 2015

Investigators Face Complex Task With Inquiry Into Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz

Investigators are trying to understand what drove Mr. Lubitz, at the controls of the jetliner that crashed...

By NICHOLAS / March 29, 2015

A Body Is Found at the East Village Explosion Site, Police Say

Rescue workers have located a body among the wreckage. It was not clear if the body belonged to one of the two men missing.

By ASHLEY / March 29, 2015

An American Military Convoy in Europe Aims to Reassure Allies

Operation Dragoon Ride, consisting of 120 armored vehicles and more than 500 American troops, was envisioned...

By RICK / March 29, 2015

Ohio assisted living facility bares all for calendar

The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from...

By FOX / March 29, 2015

Gene Saks, Tony-Winning Director of Neil Simon Hits, Dies at 93

Mr. Saks, who switched from acting to directing in midcareer, won three Tony Awards and became the leading...

By BRUCE / March 29, 2015

Arab Leaders Agree on Joint Military Force

Many analysts attributed the move, intended to counter both Iranian influence and Islamist extremism,...

By DAVID / March 29, 2015

Experts Weigh In on Merits of Letting Tsarnaev Testify in Marathon Bombing Trial

While it is rare for defendants in criminal trials to take the stand, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could testify...

By KATHARINE / March 29, 2015


Indiana Governor: New Law 'Not About Discrimination'

Indiana governor: Religious objections law not a mistake; critics say it allows discrimination

By ABC / March 29, 2015

WWII Heroes to Give Congressional Gold Medal to Ohio Museum

Doolittle Raiders' congressional gold medal to be given to Air Force museum in Ohio

By ABC / March 29, 2015

Meeting between John Kerry, EU's Mogherini, French Foreign Minister Fabius and German Foreign Minister Steinmeier end - @CatherineEUspox

Meeting between John Kerry, EU's Mogherini, French Foreign Minister Fabius and German Foreign Minister...

By David / March 29, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'God Isn't Done with America Yet'

In the crowded field of likely Republican presidential candidates, one name jumped to the front of the pack...

By / March 29, 2015

Providence Beats Miami 7-5 in NCAA East Regional

Shane Luke scored twice, Providence beats Miami of Ohio 7-5 in NCAA East Regional

By ABC / March 29, 2015

Pilots on the Germanwings Murder/Suicide

After the Germanwings crash I argued that no single safety device or security protocol could protect...

By James / March 28, 2015

What's a Newfoundland Accent Worth?

Last year a Canadian public radio show called This is That reported on a somewhat ridiculous-seeming...

By Lila / March 28, 2015

Downtown Fresno Kicks Off Its Campaign

An unexpected satisfaction of following cities in our American Futures travels has been watching plans...

By James / March 27, 2015

What a Jury Can and Can't Prove About Sexism In Silicon Valley

A jury in San Francisco ruled Friday afternoon that Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins...

By David / March 27, 2015

End-of-Day Wrap-Up: Harry Reid's Last Term

What's Happening: Senator Harry Reid Announces His Retirement The 75-year-old Democratic leader is politically...

By Jake / March 27, 2015

The Economics of Religious Freedom Bills

Now that Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed his state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration...

By Adam / March 27, 2015

Rick Perry, American Caudillo

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Right now, at least, Rick Perry seems to be getting nowhere. In fact, both of the ambitious...

By Richard / March 27, 2015


Black Pastor Explains Why He Decided to Become a Leader in a White Church

A black pastor who dared to be different by challenging racially stereotypical church models to become...

By The / March 29, 2015

Police Officer Shot During Fatal Gunfight With Christian Family Band Makes Remarkable Recovery

An Arizona police officer who was shot during a fatal gunfight with members of a Christian family band...

By The / March 27, 2015


More 'Transformers' sequels, spinoffs coming

The bot world is getting bigger.

By / March 29, 2015

School bus explodes in flames

A bus driver is being hailed as a hero for safely evacuating 35 students from a school bus after it caught...

By / March 29, 2015

NASA to capture an asteroid?

NASA says its Asteroid Redirect Mission will allow it to conduct tests that are essential to preparing...

By / March 29, 2015

Ex-governor challenges Hillary Clinton

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a major shot at Hillary Clinton on Sunday, saying the country...

By / March 29, 2015

Opinion: TV too diverse? It's only a start

The mainstream shows featuring black characters are a sign of progress, but more are needed.

By / March 29, 2015

Body found in N.Y. rubble

Crews searching at the site where a building exploded in New York's East Village found a body in the rubble...

By / March 29, 2015

Angelina Jolie to kids: 'Different is good'

Angelina Jolie took the stage Saturday at Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards and delivered...

By / March 29, 2015

Indiana governor: Not changing 'religious freedom' law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses...

By / March 29, 2015

Boehner: White House behavior to Netanyahu 'reprehensible'

House Speaker John Boehner said his upcoming trip to Israel is no "victory lap" to celebrate Prime Minister...

By / March 29, 2015

Captain's desperate plea heard on voice recorder

Minutes before Flight 9525 crashed into a mountain, Capt. Patrick Sondenheimer was pleading with his co-pilot...

By / March 29, 2015

'The Rock' plays Obama on 'SNL'

Actor Dwayne Johnson played a beefed-up version of President Obama in a "Saturday Night Live" skit of "The...

By / March 29, 2015

Are BBC 'death threats' tied to 'Top Gear?'

The BBC's Director-General, Tony Hall, has reportedly received death threats days after "Top Gear" host...

By / March 29, 2015