Obama Cancels Press Briefing; Gives Reporters Cake

On the way back to Washington D.C., President Obama told reporters that he was canceling their press...

October 31, 2014

Marvin Gaye's 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Can Proceed, Judge Says

A copyright infringement lawsuit over the hit song "Blurred Lines," filed by the estate of late musician...

October 31, 2014

Catcalling and the fine art of manufactured crisis

In response to In Defense of Catcalls: Catcalling, of course, an entirely manufactured "crisis," done...

October 31, 2014


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


2 Adult Human Skulls Found in Trash in Connecticut

2 human skulls found in trash in Connecticut; man says son bought them online 'as a joke'

October 31, 2014

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes During Test Flight

The rocket plane crashed on Friday during a test flight in the Mojave Desert.

October 31, 2014

Albuquerque Police Reach Settlement With Justice Department on Excessive Force

Under the agreement, the federal government will install an independent monitor to oversee reforms at the department...

October 31, 2014


Art Review: Celebrating Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

“Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power” is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence...

October 31, 2014

Syrian Photographer’s Record of Deaths Generates Outrage, but Little Action

A celebrated defector is no longer optimistic that the United States has the will to stop the abuses...

October 31, 2014

Why Is Orman's Campaign Run by Democrats?

Sean Davis, The Federalist...

October 31, 2014


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


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

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

When Your Teacher Is a Celebrity

When Summer Kennedy applied to Brown, she says her choice wasn’t based on the number of teachers with...

October 30, 2014


Should these be in the Toy Hall of Fame?

My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, American Girl dolls, the Slip 'N Slide -- how could a kid choose...

October 31, 2014

1 injured in failure of spaceplane

A "serious anomaly" caused the "loss" of SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic said. A California Highway Patrol...

October 31, 2014

U.S. advisers to ISIS hot zone?

Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi...

October 31, 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