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

Critic’s Notebook: Dragon Age: Inquisition Evokes Interactive Storytelling

Dragon Age: Inquisition shows that sophisticated storytelling in video games has become commonplace even...

November 23, 2014

As Temperatures Warm in Buffalo Area, Melting Snow Raises Fears of Flooding

As the emergency situation eases in Western New York, the governor warned residents that flooding ‘is...

November 23, 2014


Afghanistan Quietly Lifts Ban on Night Raids

The government of President Ashraf Ghani has cleared the way for special forces raids, blocked by former...

November 23, 2014

Watch: Severe Storms and Heavy Rain Moving Across the South

Mara Schiavocampo with the afternoon's top stories.

November 23, 2014

How the GOP Can Poke Back Against Obama

Dana Milbank, Wash Post...

November 23, 2014


Obama Defends His Use of Executive Authority on Immigration

President Obama rejected Republican claims of unconstitutional overreach, adding that he had been “very...

November 23, 2014

Anxieties Mount as Ferguson Awaits Jury Decision

As delays continue in grand jury decision, anxieties mount over Ferguson police shooting

November 23, 2014

On Immigration, a Failure of Leadership

November 23, 2014


 

Ted Cruz's Answer to Obama's Immigration Order: Keep Eric Holder in Office

Senator Ted Cruz, who's been one of the more vocal congressional Republicans in the fight against President...

November 23, 2014

Marion Barry, Four-Term Mayor of Washington, Dead at 78

Marion S. Barry, Jr., the sharecropper's son and civil rights activist who became Washington, D.C.'s...

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


Six Ways Not</em> to Think About Obama's Immigration Order

Senator Tom Coburn warns that President Barack Obama’s announcement of a new “deferred action”...

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

The New Security Robot Watching Over Silicon Valley Is Less RoboCop and More R2-D2

The jobs of security guards—and possibly police, down the road—might be in jeopardy thanks to a new robot...

November 22, 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 23, 2014

Giuliani: Ferguson is exception

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says the controversy surrounding the death of 18-year-old Michael...

November 23, 2014

A shocking find in a storm drain

The bicyclists were on a morning ride Sunday when they heard a shocking sound coming from somewhere below...

November 23, 2014


Why Jerusalem is so explosive

Even back when you could still use the term "peace process" with a straight face, the odds of solving...

November 23, 2014

WH correspondents invite 'SNL' star

Comedian and actress Cecily Strong will headline the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner...

November 23, 2014

Boy with air gun dies in cop shooting

A Cleveland police officer responding to a call about a person with a gun fatally wounded a 12-year-old...

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