The Risky Business of Reselling Super Bowl Tickets

A little less than two weeks ago, a number of people who trade Super Bowl tickets like stocks did what...

February 1, 2015

Pro-Democracy Protesters Return to Streets of Hong Kong

The rally was much milder than the “Occupy” protests that ended in mid-December, and fell well short...

February 1, 2015

USW Tells Members to Strike at Major Refineries

The United Steelworkers Union told its refinery workers at nine U.S. fuel-making plants to strike early...

February 1, 2015


Major Winter Storm to Slam the Midwest Then Move East

A major winter storm is set to hit parts of the Midwest and Northeast, delivering a significant amount...

February 1, 2015

Arizona Sheriff Known for Toughness Is Allowing Inmates to Watch the Super Bowl

Inmates at the Maricopa County Jail in Arizona will be allowed to watch the Super Bowl on television,...

February 1, 2015

Tribal Loyalties Drive Jordan’s Effort to Free Pilot

A Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State is a member of a politically influential tribe, part...

February 1, 2015


Taliban Justice Gains Favor as Official Afghan Courts Fail

After paying bribes and enduring long delays while pursuing resolution in Afghanistan’s government...

January 31, 2015

Medical Costs Rise as Retirees Winter in Florida

Data suggests that many doctors, especially those in states known as winter getaways, increase their...

January 31, 2015

New York City to Pay $5 Million in ‘Mafia Cops’ Case

Nicholas Guido was killed because he had been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information,...

January 31, 2015


Super Bowl 2015: Seahawks vs. Patriots Preview

The Seahawks should be able to put points on the board, which may not be true for Tom Brady and the New England...

January 31, 2015

Islamic State Militants Say They Killed 2nd Japanese Hostage

A video shows the beheading of a journalist, Kenji Goto, killed a week after ISIS announced the killing...

January 31, 2015

Auto Makers Recall 2.12 Million Cars, SUVs for Air Bag Fix

An array of auto makers are recalling more than 2 million older-model vehicles to address air bags that...

January 31, 2015


 

Japan outraged after ISIL claims to behead hostage

"I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous act," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said.        

February 1, 2015

Whitney Houston's daughter in medically induced coma

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was placed in a medically induced coma after she was found...

February 1, 2015

ISIS video appears to show beheaded body

A new ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Kenji Goto. The Japanese journalist...

February 1, 2015


Boy, 3, shoots parents

A 3-year-old boy shot his father and pregnant mother over the weekend inside a hotel room in Albuquerque,...

February 1, 2015

Painting bought for $5,212 sells for $5.2M

An art enthusiast paid $5,212 in 2013 at a London auction for a painting of an 19th-century English landscape. ...

February 1, 2015

Chris Christie to go on UK trade mission

Gov. Chris Christie will meet with Prime Minister David Cameron when the New Jersey Republican heads...

February 1, 2015


 

Harry Reid on 2016: 'I fully intend to run.' (+video)

Sen. Harry Reid dispelled rumors Tuesday that injuries sustained during an exercise accident on New Years...

February 1, 2015

U.S. judges see 'epidemic' of prosecutorial misconduct in state

The hearing seemed largely routine until a state prosecutor approached the lectern.

February 1, 2015

Soboroff: Group offers to repay LAPD for meeting on Mexican Mafia

The nonprofit group of business leaders who attended an LAPD-arranged event featuring a convicted ex-shot...

January 31, 2015


Why U.S. Colleges Should Welcome Undocumented Immigrants

As an undocumented immigrant who moved to California from Mexico as a child, Bianca Rodriguez expected...

January 31, 2015

Photos of the Week: 1/24-1/30 (35 photos)

This week we have images of lemurs in China, a Dalek in a pool in the UK, the blizzard that hit the U.S....

January 30, 2015

Where School Dollars Go to Waste

America spends tons of money on education even though the final product isn't very impressive. If children...

January 30, 2015


Higher Education Is Not a Mixtape

Will higher education go the way of music albums and cable TV? Is it inevitable that the Internet will...

January 27, 2015

How Taiwan Is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015

Why I Am Not a Maker

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might...

January 23, 2015