Ferguson Grand Jury to Reconvene Monday, Group Says

As crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury was weighing an indictment...

November 22, 2014

Community Leaders Criticize Police Over Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Brooklyn Man

Two days after the man was shot and killed by a police officer in a housing project, critics of the New York...

November 22, 2014

Bidding in Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion

Prices are likely to rise further because the auction has no definite end and could continue for days...

November 22, 2014


Ferguson: Unlawful Assembly Arrests in Ferguson

More demonstrators were arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

November 22, 2014

Harvard 31, Yale 24: With Perfect Ending, Harvard Beats Yale and Wins Ivy Title

After losing a 17-point lead, the Crimson scored the winning touchdown with 55 seconds left to complete...

November 22, 2014

Roll Over, Mahler: U.S. Orchestras Are Shrinking

The current cost-cutting trend in American orchestras often means management seeks to fill slots with...

November 22, 2014


In Iran Talks, U.S. Seeks to Prevent a Covert Weapon

Unstated during negotiations is the fear of a “sneakout,” the risk of a bomb being produced at an undetected...

November 22, 2014

G.O.P.-Led Benghazi Inquiry Bolsters Administration

The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations...

November 22, 2014

Texas Approves Disputed History Texts for Schools

Texas’ State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks, capping months of outcry over lessons...

November 22, 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

Obama Orders Expanded U.S. Role in Afghanistan to Avoid Another ISIS

Caught between the promise to end the war in Afghanistan, demands from the Pentagon to carry out the military's...

November 22, 2014

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision not "Imminent"

No decision appears imminent from grand jury in Ferguson case.

November 22, 2014


Cruel Winter Weather Continues to Pound Northern US

Brutal winter weather continues to pound northern parts of the U.S., with deep snow piling up in areas...

November 22, 2014

A New Vocabulary for American Towns

Here are three words, a verb, a noun, and an adjective, which have caught our ears as we’ve traveled...

November 21, 2014

What Obama's Immigration Action Actually Does

The broad executive action on immigration that President Obama announced on Thursday night could shield...

November 21, 2014


 

Aca-mazing! The pitch is back

The pitch is back and fans can't aca-believe it.

November 22, 2014

Parapalegic 'walks' for Bronze Star

A paralyzed marine walks with the help of a robotic device. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

November 22, 2014

Buffalo faces 7 feet of melting snow

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw...

November 22, 2014


Ferguson voices

What do you know about Ferguson, Missouri? That a black teenager, Michael Brown, was killed here August...

November 22, 2014

Would you eat this for lunch?

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media...

November 22, 2014

Cosby lawyer: Claims 'fantastical'

A lawyer for Bill Cosby called the increasing number of claims of sexual assault against the legendary...

November 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...

November 22, 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...

November 22, 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


Ex-Assembly Speaker Bob Hertzberg heads to Senate with long-term goals

The first surprise on a tour of Bob Hertzberg's new house in Van Nuys is the ice cream parlor, with the former...

November 22, 2014

L.A. will host Chinese, U.S. summit to launch carbon emissions cuts

Following up on last week's U.S.-China climate change agreement, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he would...

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