Sony Pulls Korea Film; U.S. Blames Pyongyang For Hack

Sony Pictures canceled its planned release of “The Interview” after hackers threatened violence against...

December 18, 2014

U.S. Companies Consider the Possibilities of Cuban Trade

The White House’s move to normalize ties with Cuba could give U.S. companies access to a market that’s...

December 18, 2014

Housing Agency Squandered Chances for $692 Million in Federal Money, Audit Says

The city public housing authority squandered opportunities to obtain the money by failing to follow up on its own plans...

December 18, 2014


DealBook: A Steep Slide in Law School Enrollment Accelerates

The 37,924 full- and part-time students who started classes this fall represent a 30 percent decline...

December 18, 2014

Colombian Rebels Call Unilateral Truce

Colombia’s largest guerrilla group declared on Wednesday that it was about to begin an indefinite,...

December 18, 2014

In Miami, Astonishment Over Action and Disagreement Over Cuba News

In a city with more Cubans than anywhere but Cuba, what some see as wrongheaded others see as overdue.

December 18, 2014


Sony Pictures Cancels Holiday Release of ‘The Interview’ After Threats

Multiplex chains that control more than 19,200 screens in North America decided not to release the film,...

December 18, 2014

Horror Paralyzes Pakistan After a Methodical Slaughter

With flags at half-staff and businesses shuttered, Pakistanis seemed to be trapped between grief, anger...

December 18, 2014

The Sticky Floor: Why the Gender-Wage Gap Is Lowest for the Worst-Paying Jobs

"The average full-time working woman earns just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns." That is the one-dimensional...

December 17, 2014


 

Brutal Winter Looms for Iraq Refugees, Until...

Unlike last Christmas, many Iraqi Christians say they're finding little to celebrate this year.

December 18, 2014

CA Drought Equivalent to Trillions of Gallons of Water

California needs 11 trillion gallons of water to make up for its three-year drought, according to NASA....

December 18, 2014

Why Congress Gave In to Medical Marijuana

Congress may have tried to stop residents of the nation's capital from being able to light up joints...

December 17, 2014


Marco Rubio's Cuban Conundrum

If you were watching the television coverage Wednesday of President Obama's historic shift on Cuba policy,...

December 17, 2014

Americans Are Ready to End the Cuban Embargo

President Obama is expected to announce on Wednesday that the U.S. will take major steps toward normalizing...

December 17, 2014

The 'Ticking Time-Bomb' Defense of Torture Is Evasive and Irrelevant

In the immediate aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks, when almost no one had pondered the possibility...

December 17, 2014


 

She gets a trip for having right name

Jordan Axani planned to travel around the world with his girlfriend Elizabeth Gallagher, until they broke...

December 18, 2014

10 start-ups to watch

At the end of another turbulent year for business as usual, the march of the disruptors shows no sign...

December 18, 2014

Putin: 'The bear never asks permission'

Have no fear, Vladimir Putin is here. That seems to be the message in an epic promo released ahead of the Russian...

December 18, 2014


Selma protesters invoke Ferguson

The chants of protest heard across America in recent weeks echoed Wednesday in the small city where the civil...

December 18, 2014

Analyst: We underestimated them

As the United States gets ready to blame the Sony hack on North Korea, a troublesome question is emerging:...

December 18, 2014

When can you visit?

The end of the 50-year freeze in diplomatic relations with Cuba will mean many more U.S. travelers could...

December 18, 2014


 

A smart California tax bill points the way to needed reform

He's a freshman state senator showing no fear, no hesitation and seemingly no political sense. His first...

December 18, 2014

Terrorist Attacks on Schools Have Soared in the Past 10 Years

Tuesday’s attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, which claimed the lives of 132 children and nine...

December 17, 2014

What does video from the new LAPD body camera look like? Check it out here

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city was purchasing 7,000 body cameras for its police...

December 17, 2014


After Pakistan Attack, 'the Smallest Coffins Are the Heaviest'

Yesterday morning, seven militants from the Pakistani Taliban entered a school in Peshawar, Pakistan,...

December 17, 2014

When Helping Rape Victims Hurts a College’s Reputation

The day after Rolling Stone published its now-notorious feature about a gruesome fraternity gang rape...

December 17, 2014

Pakistan's Blackest Day

This morning, I awoke to images of the same school uniform I wore as a kid cloaking dead and bloodied...

December 17, 2014


Is the SAT an Exam Only Rich Kids Can Game?

I scored a perfect 1600 when I took the SAT in 2004. A year after graduating from Princeton, I founded...

December 16, 2014

Evangelical Colleges: Unlikely Allies in #BlackLivesMatter

Responses to the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18 year-old Michael Brown have...

December 16, 2014

The Plight of Being a Gay Teacher

Very early in his career teaching in New York, Glenn Bunger witnessed a student getting called "faggot"...

December 16, 2014