Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Goes to University of Texas

The archive of Gabriel García Márquez has been acquired by the Harry Ransom Center at the University...

November 24, 2014

Hundred Attend Memorial for Indiana Aid Worker

Hundreds attend service to say goodbye to Indiana aid worker who was beheaded by militants

November 24, 2014

Church Members Each Get $500 to Do Good for World

The gift of giving: Church members each get $500 to do good around world or close to home

November 24, 2014


Cowboys 31, Giants 28: Cowboys Edge the Giants Despite Odell Beckham Jr.'s Spectacular Catch

Odell Beckham Jr.'s remarkable one-handed touchdown reception wasn’t enough to save the Giants in a loss...

November 24, 2014

President Calls His Opponents' Bluff

E.J. Dionne, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- Stay wide awake in the coming weeks. This is a historic moment...

November 24, 2014

Obama Is Damaging Hillary's Chances

Schoen & Caddell, Wall St. JournalPresident Obama Â’s high-risk immigration gamble may have...

November 24, 2014


Snow Brings Days of Tumult for Residents of Nursing Home Near Buffalo

A sagging ceiling prompted the evacuation of 177 frail elderly residents, who spent hours in a former...

November 24, 2014

In North Dakota, Rising Unease Over Oil’s Effects

After an unusual land deal, a giant spill and a tanker-train explosion, anxiety began to ripple across...

November 24, 2014

Political Memo: In Partisan Washington, Health Law Faces Grave Legal Technicalities

The Affordable Care Act faces grave danger because legislative repair work that was once routine has grown...

November 24, 2014


 

Giving Faces to Turkey's 1.6 Million 'Temporary' Syrian Refugees

On Saturday in Istanbul, Vice President Joe Biden spent four hours talking with Turkish President Recep...

November 23, 2014

Ted Cruz's Answer to Obama's Immigration Order: Keep Eric Holder in Office

Senator Ted Cruz, who's been one of the more vocal congressional Republicans in the fight against President...

November 23, 2014

Marion Barry, Four-Term Mayor of Washington, Dead at 78

Marion S. Barry, Jr., the sharecropper's son and civil rights activist who became Washington, D.C.'s...

November 23, 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

You Might Not Know Where Chad Is, But the US Military Has Big Plans For It

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Admit it. You don't know where Chad is. You know...

November 21, 2014

President Obama Acted Unilaterally on Immigration and the Right Is Predictably Outraged

President Barack Obama, who has issued fewer executive orders than any president since Grover Cleveland,...

November 21, 2014


 

China building island in disputed waters

China is building an island in the South China Sea that could accommodate the country's first airstrip...

November 24, 2014

What happens when 7 feet of snow melt

What's worse than 7 feet of snow piled up in front of your house? How about the flooding that comes once...

November 24, 2014

Praying for an answer <br>-- and for peace

At a Sunday service, Ferguson churchgoers seek solace after the protests in their city, which remains...

November 24, 2014


City to ban wheeled suitcases

For years Venice has battled the effects of rising waters on its historic architecture, but now it's...

November 24, 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 24, 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 24, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano

Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his match in Janet Napolitano. And the University of California president...

November 24, 2014


Garcetti's high-tech, innovation agenda faces old-school hurdles

With painted brick walls, exposed pipes and laptop workstations shaped like pingpong paddles, the workspace...

November 23, 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

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