Hundred Attend Memorial for Indiana Aid Worker

Hundreds attend service to say goodbye to Indiana aid worker who was beheaded by militants

November 24, 2014

Church Members Each Get $500 to Do Good for World

The gift of giving: Church members each get $500 to do good around world or close to home

November 24, 2014

Cowboys 31, Giants 28: Cowboys Edge the Giants Despite Odell Beckham Jr.'s Spectacular Catch

Odell Beckham Jr.'s remarkable one-handed touchdown reception wasn’t enough to save the Giants in a loss...

November 24, 2014


President Calls His Opponents' Bluff

E.J. Dionne, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment...

November 24, 2014

Obama Is Damaging Hillary's Chances

Schoen & Caddell, Wall St. JournalPresident Obama Â’s high-risk immigration gamble may have...

November 24, 2014

Snow Brings Days of Tumult for Residents of Nursing Home Near Buffalo

A sagging ceiling prompted the evacuation of 177 frail elderly residents, who spent hours in a former...

November 24, 2014


In North Dakota, Rising Unease Over Oil’s Effects

After an unusual land deal, a giant spill and a tanker-train explosion, anxiety began to ripple across...

November 24, 2014

Political Memo: In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities

The Affordable Care Act faces grave danger because legislative repair work that was once routine has grown...

November 24, 2014

Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months

Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that...

November 24, 2014


 

Giving Faces to Turkey's 1.6 Million 'Temporary' Syrian Refugees

On Saturday in Istanbul, Vice President Joe Biden spent four hours talking with Turkish President Recep...

November 23, 2014

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

If, as a great philosopher once said, "life's a bitch and then you die," what's the point of debating...

November 23, 2014

What Millennials Love About Pittsburgh

It’s a very good time to be in Pittsburgh if you're a young person (need we really call them "millennials"?)....

November 22, 2014


Obama Orders Expanded U.S. Role in Afghanistan to Avoid Another ISIS

Caught between the promise to end the war in Afghanistan, demands from the Pentagon to carry out the military's...

November 22, 2014

 

Praying for an answer <br>-- and for peace

At a Sunday service, Ferguson churchgoers seek solace after the protests in their city, which remains...

November 24, 2014

City to ban wheeled suitcases

For years Venice has battled the effects of rising waters on its historic architecture, but now it's...

November 24, 2014

Is Ferguson grand jury close to deciding?

A grand jury will reconvene Monday to continue weighing evidence in its investigation of the Michael...

November 24, 2014


How did Bill Cosby get here?

Bill Cosby has dominated headlines for much of the last month as accusations of sexual assault pile up. ...

November 24, 2014

Do shrimp hold clues to alien life?

Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds...

November 24, 2014

More weather misery on horizon for beleaguered Buffalo

Areas that were hit with up to 7 feet of snow could see temps in the 60s Monday.        

November 23, 2014


 

Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano

Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his match in Janet Napolitano. And the University of California president...

November 24, 2014

Garcetti's high-tech, innovation agenda faces old-school hurdles

With painted brick walls, exposed pipes and laptop workstations shaped like pingpong paddles, the workspace...

November 23, 2014

Can You Learn Nanotechnology Online?

You may remember 2012 as the year Whitney Houston died, or when you donated all that money to the effort...

November 22, 2014


When Private School Tuition Costs More Than College

Tuition for a typical private high school in the Southeast costs a relatively modest $18,900 a year....

November 21, 2014

Photos of the Week: 11/15-11/21

This week we have big wave surfing in Portugal, a Beaujolais wine spa in Japan, a massive floating Christmas...

November 21, 2014

The Economic Case Against Majoring in Fun Things

For many, the reality of student debt doesn’t hit home until you make your first payment. Though you may have...

November 21, 2014


For Most Startup Entrepreneurs, College Isn't That Bad of an Idea

In May 2011, PayPal co-founder and tech mogul Peter Thiel proposed a radical concept. Through his Thiel...

November 20, 2014

Living in War-Torn Syria

For more than three years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil...

November 20, 2014