Body Allegedly Decapitated by Ansar Bait al-Maqdis Found in Sinai

Authorities in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have discovered a decapitated body believed to be a victim of Islamist...

September 20, 2014

Ebola health workers attacked at Sierra Leone burial - Ebola lockdown begins in Sierra Leone

September 20, 2014

CDC: 550,000 Could Contract Ebola Before Outbreak Contained

As the death toll of the largest outbreak of Ebola virus in history hits 2,630, the United States Centers...

September 20, 2014


Giffords' Attack Ad on Pro-Gun Candidate Backfires, Hurts Own Image

On September 17 Breitbart News reported that Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS)--the gun control...

September 20, 2014

Ebola health workers attacked at burial in Sierra Leone

A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies...

September 20, 2014

DOJ Silent about whether Holder Barred AZ Officials from Prosecuting Illegal Immigrants

The Department of Justice has been silent about whether it barred federal prosecutors from prosecuting...

September 20, 2014


After Vote to Stay in UK, Scots Must Heal Divide

Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland...

September 20, 2014

Turkey: 49 Hostages have Been Freed

 Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving...

September 20, 2014

Thanks to Obamacare, Way More Women No Longer Have To Pay Extra For Birth Control

There's some good news for women who would rather not pay an arm and a leg to keep from getting...

September 19, 2014


Polly Bergen Dies at 84; Emmy-Winning Actress

Ms. Bergen won an Emmy in 1957 for her portrayal of the alcoholic torch singer Helen Morgan and was nominated...

September 20, 2014

Family of Man Shot by Police Invite Chief to Rally

Family of man shot and killed by police officer to hold rally, invites police chief to attend.

September 20, 2014

Watch: NYPD Highway Officer Saves Choking Woman

Dashboard camera captures the officer saving the woman's life by performing the Heimlich maneuver.

September 20, 2014


Gun-Toting Pastor Stops Alleged Thief

Police say grandmother is suspected of taking multiple packages.

September 20, 2014

Hundreds Search for Missing UVa Student

Hannah Graham last seen a week ago.

September 20, 2014

Explosion Rocks Eastern Ukraine Hours After an Amended Cease-Fire Is Signed

A huge explosion shattered the stillness of an early fall morning in Donetsk, illustrating the fragility...

September 20, 2014


Doctor Testifies on His Alleged Poisoning in Former Lover's Trial

A cancer researcher will return to the stand next week in the trial of his co-worker and former lover...

September 20, 2014

Air France Pilots Vote to Extend Strike

They agreed to extend the walkout until at least Friday and asked to meet with France’s prime minister...

September 20, 2014

Chrysler Recalling Nearly 189,000 SUVs

Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 Jeep, Dodge SUVs; faulty fuel pump relay can cause stalling

September 20, 2014


Virginia Republicans Reject Expanding Medicaid

September 20, 2014

The Long Game in Eastern Europe

Robert Kaplan, StratforTwo weeks ago commentators were hyperventilating about a return to the 1930s in Europe,...

September 20, 2014

Pope Names Prelate With Inclusive Views as Chicago Archbishop

Bishop Blase J. Cupich has been chairman of the bishops’ committee responding to the sexual abuse crisis,...

September 20, 2014


Energy Future Opens Oncor Bidding

Energy Future Holdings opened the bidding to the firm's rights to Oncor, a Texas transmission business,...

September 20, 2014

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

September 20, 2014

Dozens of Turkish Hostages Held by Islamic State Are Freed

Forty-nine hostages held for months in Iraq were returned to Turkey on Saturday after what Turkey said...

September 20, 2014


Swearengin tells GOP convention she's undecided on Kashkari

The state Republican Party’s fall convention opened on a sour note Friday when the night’s keynote...

September 20, 2014

At GOP convention, Swearengin says she's undecided on Kashkari

The state Republican Party’s fall convention opened on a sour note Friday when the night’s keynote...

September 20, 2014

L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

Months after dozens of city trash trucks circled Los Angeles' civic center as part of a union-backed...

September 20, 2014


Should Schools Be Responsible for Kids' Health?

There’s a section in the new Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll out this week that hasn’t gotten much attention:...

September 19, 2014

How Sugar Daddies are Financing College Education

At 11 o’clock on a Tuesday night, Amanda, a senior at Princeton University, got her first text message...

September 19, 2014

Photos of the Week: 9/13-9/19

This week, we have a look at photographs of debutantes at the Queen Charlotte's Ball, a crumbling Soviet...

September 19, 2014


Why Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across...

September 18, 2014

California's King Fire

In a California canyon 60 miles east of Sacramento, the King Fire started about five days ago, and has since...

September 18, 2014

Full Recovery Expected for Ebola-Stricken US Doc

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say American missionary Rick Sacra is expected to make a full recovery...

September 18, 2014


Obamacare Dropout: MN Insurer Hit by Money Woes

The top insurance company in Minnesota's Obamacare state health exchange is dropping out, citing financial...

September 18, 2014

The New Teachers' Aides: Superman and Iron Man

As a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near Boston, I’m not too proud to admit...

September 17, 2014

Scotland's Big Decision

Tomorrow, legal residents of Scotland, ages 16 and older, will be voting in a referendum to decide their...

September 17, 2014


Driver fails to stop a day after man scales the fence

A driver near the entrance failed to stop Saturday when ordered to by the Secret Service. On Friday night,...

September 20, 2014

Gay conservatives take on GOP

Gay conservatives are undertaking the most coordinated effort yet to change the Republican Party's position...

September 20, 2014

Security: Driver failed to stop

CNN's Erin McPike reports on a second security breach at the White House in 2 days.

September 20, 2014


Lawsuit: Student 'bait' was raped

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after...

September 20, 2014

How outbreak can start, end

Dr. Sanjay Gupta describes how "contact tracing" could help stem the tide of an Ebola outbreak.

September 20, 2014

School bus runs over boy's feet

A young boy has several broken toes after a school bus rolled over his feet. CNN affiliate KUSA reports. ...

September 20, 2014


You have one week to change his mind

September 20, 2014

10 things to know before visiting Peru

With a climate that ranges from desert dry to tropical lush to freeze-your-North-Face-off in the Andes,...

September 20, 2014

Boko Haram willing to give up girls?

Nigerian government officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross have had talks with Boko...

September 20, 2014


Chicago gets new archbishop

The leadership of the Chicago area's 2.3 million Catholics is changing hands for the first time in 17 years,...

September 20, 2014

N.Korea: American sought prison term

An American sentenced in North Korea ripped up his visa so he could go to prison and expose human rights...

September 20, 2014

Turkey: 49 hostages held by Islamic State freed

The Turks, including diplomatic staff, were seized from the consulate on June 11.        

September 20, 2014


Driver fails to stop a day after man scales the fence

A driver near the entrance failed to stop Saturday when ordered to by the Secret Service. On Friday night,...

September 20, 2014

Gay conservatives take on GOP

Gay conservatives are undertaking the most coordinated effort yet to change the Republican Party's position...

September 20, 2014

Security: Driver failed to stop

CNN's Erin McPike reports on a second security breach at the White House in 2 days.

September 20, 2014


Lawsuit: Student 'bait' was raped

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after...

September 20, 2014

How outbreak can start, end

Dr. Sanjay Gupta describes how "contact tracing" could help stem the tide of an Ebola outbreak.

September 20, 2014

School bus runs over boy's feet

A young boy has several broken toes after a school bus rolled over his feet. CNN affiliate KUSA reports. ...

September 20, 2014


You have one week to change his mind

September 20, 2014

10 things to know before visiting Peru

With a climate that ranges from desert dry to tropical lush to freeze-your-North-Face-off in the Andes,...

September 20, 2014

Boko Haram willing to give up girls?

Nigerian government officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross have had talks with Boko...

September 20, 2014


Chicago gets new archbishop

The leadership of the Chicago area's 2.3 million Catholics is changing hands for the first time in 17 years,...

September 20, 2014

N.Korea: American sought prison term

An American sentenced in North Korea ripped up his visa so he could go to prison and expose human rights...

September 20, 2014

Turkey: 49 hostages held by Islamic State freed

The Turks, including diplomatic staff, were seized from the consulate on June 11.        

September 20, 2014


Video shows officer kick man

Video of an officer kicking a civilian who was being held on the ground has sparked outcry and an investigation. ...

September 20, 2014

Marine held in Mexico 'despondent'

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, a Marine reservist, has been held in a Mexican prison for more than six months...

September 20, 2014

Cops: Wash. man posed as policeman for 25 years (Newser)

Jim Bailey, a funeral home worker, was arrested last week wearing an Oak Harbor PD shirt        

September 20, 2014