Teenager dies from wounds sustained in Wash. state school shooting

One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four...

November 1, 2014

VIRGIN GALACTIC CRASH SpaceShipTwo test flight goes down, killing 1

November 1, 2014

Democrats Send 'Creepy Mailer' Before Halloween: We'll Know if You Didn't Vote!

Both the New York State and Connecticut Democratic Committees are threatening people into voting on Tuesday...

October 31, 2014


Iran Hints at Possible Release of Washington Post Correspondent Soon

Iran’s emissary to a United Nations human rights meeting said he hoped the case against The Washington...

November 1, 2014

The 41st Annual Village Halloween Parade

The parade along Manhattan’s Avenue of the Americas, from Spring Street to 16th Street, brought out ghouls...

November 1, 2014

Better Staffing Seen as Crucial to Ebola Treatment in Africa

Doctors say that better systems for preventing fluid loss, routine in the United States, could also help...

November 1, 2014


Five Football Players Charged in a Beating in Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania canceled and forfeited its next game after five members of its football...

November 1, 2014

F.C.C. Considering Hybrid Regulatory Approach to Net Neutrality

A “split the baby” proposal would regulate “wholesale” Internet transactions similar to utilities,...

November 1, 2014

With School Ban Nearing End, New York City Works on How and When to Allow Cellphones

In an era when many parents want constant access to their children and students live in a digital social...

October 31, 2014


Kirk Cameron Tells Christians to Use Halloween to Evangelize; Pastor Robert Jeffress Disagrees

Kirk Cameron recently urged Christians to host Halloween parties in order to spread the Word of God,...

October 31, 2014

Is Psychology Biased Against Republicans?

Maria Konnikova, New YorkerOn January 27, 2011, from a stage in the middle of the San Antonio Convention...

October 31, 2014

Art Review: Celebrating Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

“Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power” is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence...

October 31, 2014


Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

November 1, 2014

10 Creative Careers That Rely on Science and Math

You probably know someone working in science: People in STEM fields accounted for about 6 percent of American...

October 31, 2014

Photos of the Week: 10/25-10/31

This week we have Halloween photos, protests in Hungary, Hong Kong, and Israel, the World Beard and Mustache...

October 31, 2014


Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014

When Your Teacher Is a Celebrity

When Summer Kennedy applied to Brown, she says her choice wasn’t based on the number of teachers with...

October 30, 2014


3rd school shooting victim dies

A third victim of last week's shooting at a Washington state high school has died, according to the hospital...

November 1, 2014

Photos

November 1, 2014

Halloween in Hollywood

November 1, 2014


Hazing conviction

The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major...

November 1, 2014

Celebs had already signed up

Celebrities including Justin Bieber and Stephen Hawking had booked Virgin Galactic tickets, each costing...

October 31, 2014

The truth about launching spaceships

Meg Urry says the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two is a reminder that rocket science is difficult. ...

October 31, 2014