Giants 37, Rams 27: Odell Beckham Jr. Stars in Win Over St. Louis

Most of the news was good for the Giants, who got help from a turnover-prone St. Louis offense in the first...

December 22, 2014

On Pro Football: A Final Handshake, Perhaps, and More Head-Shaking for Rex Ryan

Ryan, in perhaps his final home game as the Jets coach, was narrowly denied a victory over Patriots Coach...

December 22, 2014

Winston Is Cleared in Hearing Over Student’s Rape Accusation

Major B. Harding, who presided over the hearing, involving a 2012 rape accusation, ruled that the evidence...

December 22, 2014


In 2008 Mumbai Attacks, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle

Indian and British intelligence agencies were both spying on the online activities of one of the alleged...

December 22, 2014

U.S. Border Agents Wound Canadian Wielding Gun

The man was treated at a hospital before being taken to jail, Kris Grogan, a spokesman for Customs and Border...

December 22, 2014

Officers’ Deaths Acutely Felt in Brooklyn

Neighbors and business owners recalled Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos as law enforcement colleagues...

December 21, 2014


ArtsBeat: ‘Hobbit’ Movie Wins Box Office Skirmish

Last of Middle Earth entries, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” garners $90.6 million in ticket...

December 21, 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


 

Obama: North Korea Hack 'Cybervandalism,' Not An Act of War

For as outspoken as President Barack Obama has been about the gravity of North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures,...

December 21, 2014

When Kids Stop Believing in Santa

Earlier this week, a woman wrote in to Slate's Dear Prudence advice chat asking whether it's considered...

December 21, 2014

Belarusian Independent News Sites Blocked

Several independent news websites have been blocked in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where the government...

December 21, 2014


Kurds Push Into Sinjar While Iraqis Continue Battle for Airport

Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group, pushed...

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

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


 

Anchor bids CNN farewell

Candy Crowley signs off from State of the Union, after 27 years at CNN.

December 22, 2014

First shooting spurred warning to NYPD

The day ended with two slain New York police officers. But it started, investigators say, when Ismaaiyl...

December 22, 2014

How did spy's wife get pregnant?

A Cuban spy, released from an American prison, comes home to find his wife pregnant. CNN's Patrick Oppmann...

December 22, 2014


Cops turn backs on mayor

Angry NYPD officers turned their backs on Mayor de Blasio as he entered the hospital where two officers...

December 22, 2014

FSU clears Jameis Winston

Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared by a school panel that considered...

December 22, 2014

Showing film in N. Korea?

One North Korean defector is doing all in his power to make it possible for North Koreans to see "The...

December 21, 2014


 

Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many students

President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred...

December 22, 2014

EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

December 22, 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