Scotland independence referendum: High turnout seen in historic vote

From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest...

September 19, 2014

'Unacceptable': Black Woman's Group Slams NFL For No Black Women on Domestic Violence Panel

An African American women's group labels it "unacceptable" that the NFL did not include any black women...

September 19, 2014

SCOTLAND DECIDES Vote count underway in historic independence vote

Murdoch on global implications behind voteVIDEO: Vote too close to call OPINION: Independence? It's my heart...

September 19, 2014


Megyn Kelly responds to Bill Ayers

Fox anchors responds to comments made by Bill Ayers

September 19, 2014

Scotland referendum: Early results suggest Scots reject independence

Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum and early results...

September 19, 2014

Rand Paul: Obama Starting An Unconstitutional War 'Not An Unusual Thing For Him'

Speaking at the Liberty Political Action Conference in Alexandria, Va, Thursday night,  Senator...

September 19, 2014


"NO." Scotland Will Not Leave the United Kingdom

David Cameron has been spared his worst fear: Being the Tory who lost England's hat. The Guardian has called...

September 19, 2014

First Bowling Alone, Now Vaulting Together

Whether in admiring ways (from Tocqueville to Frank Capra) or disparaging / mocking (from Babbitt onward),...

September 19, 2014

Microsoft Wants Minecraft To Make It Cool. Good Luck.

Microsoft rattled the gaming world this week when it announced it would spend $2.5 billion to acquire...

September 18, 2014


Dashcam Video Captures Cop Rescuing Man from Burning Car

A man has an Ohio police officer to thank for saving his life after the officer dragged him out of a burning...

September 19, 2014

Scots Reject Independence From Britain in Historic Vote

In a decisive vote against independence, Scotland rejected a referendum that would have broken a 307-year...

September 19, 2014

Punditry and Predictions: Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote: A Loss for Pollsters and a Win for Betting Markets

Prediction markets give much more reliable forecasts than pollsters, as do surveys of what voters expect...

September 19, 2014


L.A. to re-examine regulations controlling city's taxi companies

In a push to level the playing field for taxi firms competing with new, app-based ride-sharing businesses,...

September 19, 2014

Obama's Biggest Economic Failure

Danny Vinik, The New RepublicOn Wednesday, VoxÂ’s Matt Yglesias argued that President ObamaÂ’s...

September 19, 2014

Today in History

Today in History

September 19, 2014


Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara,...

September 19, 2014

San Diego Judge Denies Request for License Scans

San Diego judge denies tech entrepreneur's request for data from license plate scanner files

September 19, 2014

Florida Man Fatally Shoots Daughter and 6 Grandchildren

After exchanging words with a deputy who had arrived at the shooting scene, the man, Don Charles Spirit,...

September 19, 2014


Metro yanks Fox TV show bus ads branded as racist, offensive to women

An advertisement for the new Fox television show “Red Band Society” was abruptly pulled from Los Angeles...

September 19, 2014

DealBook: Alibaba, With Its I.P.O., Mints Millionaires and Risk-Takers

The Chinese city of Hangzhou is where Jack Ma started Alibaba and where many other people dream of lucrative...

September 19, 2014

With Vikings’ Focus Fixed on Adrian Peterson, a Suspended Coach Returns

Mike Priefer rejoined the Vikings, completing a two-game suspension and two weeks of anti-harassment...

September 19, 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...

September 19, 2014

Fear of Ebola Drives Mob to Kill Officials in Guinea

Eight people were killed near a remote village in Guinea after a rock-hurling mob attacked them, claiming...

September 19, 2014

Police: Man Shoots Daughter, 6 Grandchildren in Murder-Suicide

The incident took place in the family's home in Gilchrist County, Florida.

September 19, 2014


Why Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across...

September 18, 2014

California's King Fire

In a California canyon 60 miles east of Sacramento, the King Fire started about five days ago, and has since...

September 18, 2014

Obamacare Dropout: MN Insurer Hit by Money Woes

The top insurance company in Minnesota's Obamacare state health exchange is dropping out, citing financial...

September 18, 2014


University Reverses to Allow Team's Cross Decals

The Arkansas State University football team can celebrate a major victory for free speech and religious...

September 18, 2014

Tortured in Ukraine: Christians Living a Nightmare

On top of living in a dangerous war zone, Christians in Ukraine are also facing persecution from pro-Russian...

September 18, 2014

Full Recovery Expected for Ebola-Stricken US Doc

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say American missionary Rick Sacra is expected to make a full recovery...

September 18, 2014


The New Teachers' Aides: Superman and Iron Man

As a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near Boston, I’m not too proud to admit...

September 17, 2014

Scotland's Big Decision

Tomorrow, legal residents of Scotland, ages 16 and older, will be voting in a referendum to decide their...

September 17, 2014

'Apocalyptic' Weather Devastates Southwest US

Wildfires and flooding are devastating the Southwest, causing dangerous conditions for millions and forcing...

September 17, 2014


Benghazi Committee Probes Lax Diplomatic Security

The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security...

September 17, 2014

Benghazi Committee Probes Lax Diplomatic Security

The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security...

September 17, 2014

Restoring Stolen Childhoods: Giving Kids the World

There's nothing more stressful for a family than caring for a child with a terminal illness. But a special...

September 17, 2014


Photos: Her funeral

Celebrities pay respects to Joan Rivers

September 19, 2014

Scottish official: We fell short

First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond gives his concession speech as Scotland rejects independence...

September 19, 2014

Can nationwide lockdown stop Ebola?

Sierra Leone starts a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that...

September 19, 2014


What's the deal with the UK?

What's the deal with the United Kingdom?

September 19, 2014

School says no to 'virginity' t-shirt

An Arkansas school told a student that she had to change out of her t-shirt that said "Virginity Rocks." ...

September 19, 2014

'Experienced' felon: Send me to DC

Edwin W. Edwards, 87, is an ex-four-term Louisiana governor, an ex-four-term congressman and an ex-con....

September 19, 2014


'7th Heaven' stars: Where are they now?

"7th Heaven" ended its run seven years ago, but the show's stars are still like family.

September 19, 2014

Obama signs order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts...

September 18, 2014

Wildfires rage in Oregon, California

September 18, 2014


Photos: Voting

September 18, 2014

Suspect on FBI's 10 Most Wanted

Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country stood at attention outside a Pennsylvania...

September 18, 2014

It's time to get your flu shot

Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

September 18, 2014


Photos: Her funeral

Celebrities pay respects to Joan Rivers

September 19, 2014

Scottish official: We fell short

First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond gives his concession speech as Scotland rejects independence...

September 19, 2014

Can nationwide lockdown stop Ebola?

Sierra Leone starts a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that...

September 19, 2014


What's the deal with the UK?

What's the deal with the United Kingdom?

September 19, 2014

School says no to 'virginity' t-shirt

An Arkansas school told a student that she had to change out of her t-shirt that said "Virginity Rocks." ...

September 19, 2014

'Experienced' felon: Send me to DC

Edwin W. Edwards, 87, is an ex-four-term Louisiana governor, an ex-four-term congressman and an ex-con....

September 19, 2014


'7th Heaven' stars: Where are they now?

"7th Heaven" ended its run seven years ago, but the show's stars are still like family.

September 19, 2014

Obama signs order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts...

September 18, 2014

Wildfires rage in Oregon, California

September 18, 2014


Photos: Voting

September 18, 2014

Suspect on FBI's 10 Most Wanted

Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country stood at attention outside a Pennsylvania...

September 18, 2014

It's time to get your flu shot

Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

September 18, 2014


How to campaign without campaigning

Presidential hopefuls hit the road in early primary states--all under the guise of campaigning for other...

September 18, 2014

Photos: Get to know bonny Scotland

"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air -- the air was crisp and clean and just seemed...

September 18, 2014

Miley Cyrus flag stunt condemned

Miley Cyrus came to Mexico "like a wrecking ball" -- to quote her hit song -- offending fans at Monterrey...

September 18, 2014