Chris Christie: 'I Am Who I Am'

Friday on the campaign trail, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) was questioned about a confrontation he had earlier...

October 31, 2014

McClintock: Illegal Immigration Has Had ‘Huge Impact’ on CA Politics

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) argued that illegal immigration has had a “huge impact”...

October 31, 2014

American Foreign Service Organization: Too Many Political Picks in State Department

This story originally appeared at Yahoo News: President Barack Obama’s fondness for rewarding...

October 31, 2014


Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

October 31, 2014

White House Now Supporting States' Rights to Enforce Ebola Quarantines

Now that nurse Kaci Hickox is defying a quarantine in Maine by riding her bicycle in front of news cameras,...

October 31, 2014

Democrats Increasingly Using Race-Baiting Tactics to Scare Black Voters to Polls

In key contests across the South, Democrats are increasingly resorting to harsh, race-based tactics in an effort...

October 31, 2014


$2.25 Million Settlement for Family of Rikers Inmate Who Died in Overheated Cell

The death of Jerome Murdough, a homeless veteran held in a mental health unit, provoked widespread public...

October 31, 2014

Ferrari to Pay $3.5 Million Fine

Fiat Chrysler’s Ferrari sports-car subsidiary has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil fine for failing...

October 31, 2014

Eric Frein, Suspect in Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper, Appears in Court

Mr. Frein, who had been a fugitive in the Pocono Mountains for weeks, was accused of shooting one officer...

October 31, 2014


Sex on Campus: UCLA Students Weigh Affirmative-Consent Laws

Imagine serving on the campus equivalent of a jury in a sexual-assault case. The accused testifies, "I thought...

October 31, 2014

What Role Can Ex-Convicts Play in Curbing Violence?

"This is a bad neighborhood," the cabdriver tells me as we pull up to an ugly, beige, low-rise building...

October 31, 2014

New York City’s Top Uniformed Police Officer Resigns

Philip Banks III, the chief of department, resigned just days before he was to be promoted to become...

October 31, 2014


Blaise Compaoré Steps Down as Burkina Faso President, Ceding to Protesters

Mr. Compaoré quit as violent protests to his 27-year reign in the West African nation showed no signs...

October 31, 2014

Hungary Drops Internet Tax Plan After Surge of Protests

The proposal had been seen as a move by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to choke off one of the last sources...

October 31, 2014

Three People Shot, One Fatally, Outside Queens Nightclub

The shooting occurred early Friday morning outside Club Hive in Elmhurst; detectives could not immediately...

October 31, 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...

October 31, 2014

10 Creative Careers That Rely on Science and Math

You probably know someone working in science: People in STEM fields accounted for about 6 percent of American...

October 31, 2014

Photos of the Week: 10/25-10/31

This week we have Halloween photos, protests in Hungary, Hong Kong, and Israel, the World Beard and Mustache...

October 31, 2014


Most voters not worried about Ebola threat in California

Despite an onslaught of news bulletins and some missteps in the nation's response, a majority of California...

October 31, 2014

Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014


Date set for presidential debate

Mark your calendars: The midterm elections aren't yet been decided, but there's already a date scheduled...

October 31, 2014

J.K. Rowling's new 'Harry Potter' tale

In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted...

October 31, 2014

Why clowns keep scaring us

It sounds like something made up just in time for Halloween. Several reports from France of attacks by people...

October 31, 2014


See Frein outside courthouse

Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a state trooper, has been captured and is making his first court...

October 31, 2014

Smoke rises from Radio France building

Dark smoke rose from the upper floors of Radio France's headquarters in Paris on Friday as a fire prompted...

October 31, 2014

No. The customer is NOT always right

In business, it might pay to keep the customer happy, but how far should you go just to keep the peace? ...

October 31, 2014