Today in Politics

Judgments are hardening about which Republican presidential hopefuls picked up momentum, and which didn’t,...

January 26, 2015

City Room: New York Today: ‘Crippling and Potentially Historic Blizzard’

Monday: Gearing up for the storm, up to two feet of snow predicted, and Sheldon Silver steps aside.

January 26, 2015

Unidentified ‘Device’ Found at White House

Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said he did not know whether the device was a drone, but he said...

January 26, 2015


After Victory at Greek Polls, Leftist Politician Forms Coalition Government

Alexis Tsipras created the government with a center-right fringe party that will charge immediately into...

January 26, 2015

Federal Judge Stays Alabama Gay Marriage Ruling for 2 Weeks

Federal judge stays Ala. gay marriage ruling 2 weeks, will clarify marriage license issue

January 26, 2015

After Victory at Greek Polls, Leftist Politician Begins Coalition Talks

Alexis Tsipras, who swept to power on Sunday, entered discussions on Monday morning to form a coalition...

January 26, 2015


Serena Williams Drops a Set, Then Cruises

Williams lost the first set before rallying for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Garbiñe Muguruza that put her back...

January 26, 2015

In Move Toward Campaign, Christie Creates PAC and Hires Staff

Gov. Chris Christie will make his most decisive move yet toward a presidential run by creating a political...

January 26, 2015

Sheldon Silver to Temporarily Relinquish Speaker Duties

The decision by the speaker, who is accused of abusing his office to obtain $4 million in payoffs, comes...

January 26, 2015


At Least 18 Die in Egyptian Violence

After nearly 18 months of recurring police shootings at street protests since the military takeover in 2013,...

January 26, 2015

The Zombie Immigration Fight

With the debate over immigration in America locked in a stalemate, it would seem neither side has much...

January 25, 2015

Bobby Jindal at National Prayer Rally: Billy Graham Inspired Me to Convert to Christianity; America Needs a Spiritual Revival, Not Just a Good Political Leader

Louisiana Governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal shared with thousands of people...

January 25, 2015


 

Obama's trip proof of India's rise again

I was 8 when I watched my first and only Republic Day parade in my home in India. Back then, long before...

January 26, 2015

5 things to start your day

Brace yourselves for the Blizzard of 2015. "Birdman" wins top picture at the SAG Awards. And police hunt...

January 26, 2015

'Cyber Caliphate' hacks airline

The official Malaysia Airlines website has been hacked by a group claiming to support Islamist terror...

January 26, 2015


Kurdish fighters turn back ISIS

Kurdish fighters are claiming progress in their fight against ISIS and now control at least 90% of the embattled...

January 26, 2015

Whale watchers celebrate epic season

As gray whales make their annual migration from Alaska to Mexico, California whale watching companies...

January 26, 2015

Air, road, rail: Travel to be a nightmare

The National Weather Service, which isn't prone to exaggeration, is using terms like "life-threatening"...

January 26, 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...

January 26, 2015

Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack

The campaign in an eclectic, recently redrawn City Council district that stretches from the Miracle Mile...

January 26, 2015

Smart, Low-Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges

When asked in a research survey why he didn’t apply to a selective U.S. college, one high-achieving,...

January 23, 2015