Dish Drops Two Fox Channels

Dish Network Corp. is no longer carrying Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network after the parties couldn’t...

December 21, 2014

Muhammad Ali Is Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Ali, 72, was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that should result in a short stay, a spokesman...

December 21, 2014

City Room: Live Updates on Fatal Shooting of Two N.Y.P.D. Officers

Coverage of the evening news conference and other developments after two police officers were killed...

December 21, 2014


Obama Sounds Triumphal Note at Start of Hawaii Vacation

Unlike in previous years, the start of President Obama’s family vacation to the oceanfront enclave...

December 21, 2014

China's Xiaomi Valued at More Than $45 Billion

Xiaomi is raising more than $1 billion in its latest round of funding, valuing the fast-growing Chinese...

December 21, 2014

U.S. Releases Four Afghan Detainees From Guantanamo

Four Afghans who were held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay were...

December 20, 2014


Republican Senators Aren't Sold on Jeb Bush

The 2016 presidential race began to heat up this week with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announcing...

December 19, 2014

Wall Street Needs to Calm Down and Take Some Deep Breaths

Punched walls, broken phones, thrown pens, and slammed doors. Those are all tactics allegedly employed...

December 19, 2014

M.F.A.s: An Increasingly Popular, Increasingly Bad Financial Decision

There's an argument that's gained traction in recent years in vastly different fields, and it's don't...

December 19, 2014


 

Unbroken: POW Set to Capture Hearts on Big Screen

Louis Zamperini's incredible story of courage has captured hearts and minds around the world. Now the Olympian...

December 21, 2014

Testy Exchange Outside Hearing for Accused Boston Bomber

Jury selection begins January 5 for the accused Boston marathon bomber, Dzokar Tsarnaev. 

December 21, 2014

North Korea Pleads Innocent to Hack

North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. accusations indicating it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony...

December 20, 2014


The Audacity of Scolding Sony

The accepted story of President Obama in the six weeks since the November elections is that he's been...

December 19, 2014

The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking Ban

The battle over untapped natural gas in New York State seems to have hit a crescendo. Following an extensive...

December 19, 2014

The U.S. Made $15 Billion From Bailouts

The Treasury Department announced on Friday morning that with the sale of its nearly 55 million remaining...

December 19, 2014


 

Finger-pointing begins

Shortly after a man fatally gunned down two officers sitting in their patrol car in New York City, the finger-pointing...

December 21, 2014

Threat posted before cops killed

The man who ambushed 2 NYPD officers allegedly said on social media that he was outraged over Eric Garner...

December 21, 2014

Muhammad Ali

Famed boxer Muhammad Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday with pneumonia, his spokesman...

December 21, 2014


Shooter's disturbing posts

Laurie Segall takes a look at the disturbing posts made by Ismaaiyl Brinsley before he murdered two NYPD...

December 21, 2014

N. Korea slams investigation

North Korea is calling the U.S. investigation of the Sony hack "childish." CNN's Kyung Lah reports. ...

December 21, 2014

Lawsuits: Sony should have seen this coming

Former employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment have filed four lawsuits against the company following...

December 21, 2014


 

A Rural High School with a 21st Century Outlook

I visited Winters High School in Winters, CA on a whiplash rainy day in early December. The so-called...

December 20, 2014

The Problem With Praising Famous Scientists

In 1911, Albert Einstein penned a letter to Marie Curie in which he told her to stay strong in the face...

December 20, 2014

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014


Time's Up for 'Timeout'

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors...

December 19, 2014

Photos of the Week: 12/13-12/19

This week we have Santa Claus on a zip line in Brazil, a replica White House in Erbil, Iraq, freezing...

December 19, 2014

Orange Is the New Class

The show is as riveting as it is enlightening, humorous as it is dark. From its raw lesbianism and gnawing...

December 19, 2014


Students Are Bankrolling Public Colleges Now More Than Ever Before

Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most...

December 18, 2014

Mythbusters: Teaching Through Wonder—and Failure

When I set out to write about unconventional educators, the first person on my wish list was Adam Savage....

December 18, 2014

Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic Magazine just announce the winners of this year's photo contest. The Grand Prize...

December 18, 2014