49 Turkish hostages held by ISIS freed, prime minister says

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic...

September 20, 2014

Georgia voter probe looms over tight Senate race - Bush son rips GOP ad claiming father's foundation gave money to terror-linked groups - FOX NEWS FIRST: Your picks in battle for Senate - ROVE: 2 things Republicans must do before elections - FULL COVERAGE: 2014 Midterm Elections

September 20, 2014

HOMEGROWN THREAT 40 American ISIS fighters now back in US, rep claims

French fighters drop first bombs on ISIS in IraqPols renew efforts to roll back cuts amid ISIS crisisVIDEO:...

September 20, 2014


BH INTERVIEW: Michelle Monaghan Talks 'Fort Bliss' & Pays Tribute to Military Moms

Written and directed by Claudia Myers, who spent five years making documentaries and training videos...

September 20, 2014

White House fence jumper sparks evacuation

Part of the White House has been evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion.

September 20, 2014

Australia steps up security after intel indicates ISIS plot against lawmakers

INTERCEPTED INTELLIGENCE prompts security alert at Australia’s Parliament building after it allegedly...

September 20, 2014


Thanks to Obamacare, Way More Women No Longer Have To Pay Extra For Birth Control

There's some good news for women who would rather not pay an arm and a leg to keep from getting...

September 19, 2014

"Washington Is a Cesspool of Faux-Experts Who Do Bad Research"

Is political science a rigorous field that journalists ought to tap when trying to understand and explain...

September 19, 2014

The Justice Department Claims This Defamation Case Will Reveal State Secrets—But Won't Say How

In an unprecedented move, Attorney General Eric Holder has intervened in a defamation lawsuit, seeking...

September 19, 2014


Intruder Made It Through White House Doors, Secret Service Says

Secret Service officials said a Texas man was arrested after he scaled the White House fence and went...

September 20, 2014

Guilty Verdict in Peanut Trial Should Send Warning

Food safety experts: Unacceptable placing profits over health should be lesson in peanut trial

September 20, 2014

Group to Sue After M.T.A. Rejects Ad That Refers to Muslims Killing Jews

The American Freedom Defense Initiative proposed an ad for New York City buses that the transportation...

September 20, 2014


Jury Awards $16M to Families of 4 Crash Victims

Jury awards $16 million to families of 4 passengers who were killed in a 2011 helicopter crash

September 20, 2014

In Death, Florida Family Reveals a Sad Spiral of Domestic Violence

Extreme poverty, drug addiction and debt plagued the Spirit family for years before, the police said,...

September 20, 2014

Turkish President’s Allies Increasing Pressure on Times and Reporter

The New York Times and one of its Istanbul correspondents have been denounced with growing furor in reaction...

September 20, 2014


4 Charged in Shooting Death of Chicago 9-Year-Old

4 men charged with murder in death of 9-year-old Chicago boy gunned down in backyard

September 20, 2014

Women Allege Harassment and Abuse on Forest Service Firefighting Crews

A complaint alleges that the agency failed to stop workplace harassment and sexual abuse and retaliated...

September 20, 2014

Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself

Oracle's Larry Ellison was a master of corporate reinvention. But today the database powerhouse he built...

September 19, 2014


News Analysis: In Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote, an Emphatic ‘Yes’ for Change in Britain

A debate over regional and national autonomy set off by Scotland’s failed referendum on independence...

September 19, 2014

Teen's death aboard party bus focuses attention on a booming industry

Amy Zisette is still trying to piece together what happened that warm July night. There was music. Dancing....

September 19, 2014

Westchester Newspaper Publisher Indicted on Fraud Charges

Selim Zherka, publisher of The Westchester Guardian and regular critic of county politicians, was denied...

September 19, 2014


US, Canadian Jets Intercept 8 Russian Aircraft

US, Canadian jets intercept a total of 8 Russian military planes that neared restricted space

September 19, 2014

New wording approved on driver's licenses for those in U.S. illegally

Federal officials have approved new wording on California driver's licenses that would be issued to immigrants...

September 19, 2014

Police Say Man, Missing Va. Student Were at Bar

Police seeking Virginia college student say they know man who was with her; no arrest made

September 19, 2014


L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

Months after dozens of city trash trucks circled Los Angeles' civic center as part of a union-backed...

September 20, 2014

Should Schools Be Responsible for Kids' Health?

There’s a section in the new Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll out this week that hasn’t gotten much attention:...

September 19, 2014

How Sugar Daddies are Financing College Education

At 11 o’clock on a Tuesday night, Amanda, a senior at Princeton University, got her first text message...

September 19, 2014


Photos of the Week: 9/13-9/19

This week, we have a look at photographs of debutantes at the Queen Charlotte's Ball, a crumbling Soviet...

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


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

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

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

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


Report: Russia sends convoy to Ukraine

`A third Russian humanitarian-aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian border Saturday and is moving to an unspecified...

September 20, 2014

'Meet you at beef.spoon.crush'

"I'm here, where are you?"

September 20, 2014

Video shows intruder

Video shows White House fence jumper running across the north lawn. CNN's Michelle Kosinski has the latest. ...

September 20, 2014


Ron Paul blasts war with ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul said this week that he would vote in favor of going to war with ISIS, but his father,...

September 20, 2014

Zakaria: Is the world going nuts?

Is the world spinning out of control? I get asked this question a lot these days, and for understandable...

September 20, 2014

Chris Brown: Talent and troubles

September 20, 2014


Shots fired in Pa. manhunt

Police have surrounded a Pennsylvania home where survivalist Eric Matthew Frein is believed to be hiding,...

September 20, 2014

Rachel Nichols challenges Goodell

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is questioned by Rachel Nichols at press conference on Friday.

September 20, 2014

White House evacuated

A man jumped the fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into...

September 20, 2014


Suspect enters plea; fire rages

A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California...

September 19, 2014

Dem gets name pulled off ballot

The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week...

September 19, 2014

Fighters scramble after Russian bombers

The two incidents Thursday occurred near Alaska and Canadian airspace, NORAD said. They coincided with...

September 19, 2014


Report: Russia sends convoy to Ukraine

`A third Russian humanitarian-aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian border Saturday and is moving to an unspecified...

September 20, 2014

'Meet you at beef.spoon.crush'

"I'm here, where are you?"

September 20, 2014

Video shows intruder

Video shows White House fence jumper running across the north lawn. CNN's Michelle Kosinski has the latest. ...

September 20, 2014


Ron Paul blasts war with ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul said this week that he would vote in favor of going to war with ISIS, but his father,...

September 20, 2014

Zakaria: Is the world going nuts?

Is the world spinning out of control? I get asked this question a lot these days, and for understandable...

September 20, 2014

Chris Brown: Talent and troubles

September 20, 2014


Shots fired in Pa. manhunt

Police have surrounded a Pennsylvania home where survivalist Eric Matthew Frein is believed to be hiding,...

September 20, 2014

Rachel Nichols challenges Goodell

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is questioned by Rachel Nichols at press conference on Friday.

September 20, 2014

White House evacuated

A man jumped the fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into...

September 20, 2014


Suspect enters plea; fire rages

A man accused of deliberately setting a wildfire that has grown to 76,376 acres in Northern California...

September 19, 2014

Dem gets name pulled off ballot

The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week...

September 19, 2014

Fighters scramble after Russian bombers

The two incidents Thursday occurred near Alaska and Canadian airspace, NORAD said. They coincided with...

September 19, 2014


Russian planes intercepted

Wolf Blitzer talks to Rear Admiral John Kirby about the severity of U.S. and Canadian jets intercepting...

September 19, 2014

New David Bowie album coming

David Bowie will release another album "soon" featuring new material, long-time producer Tony Visconti...

September 19, 2014

Singer of country hit 'Abilene' dies

Singer George Hamilton IV, known as the "International Ambassador of Country Music," has died at a Nashville...

September 19, 2014