Confession in Etan Patz Case Can Be Used at Trial, Judge Rules

The decision clears the way for a jury to decide if Pedro Hernandez, 53, is guilty of one of New York’s...

November 24, 2014

Latest News: Iran Nuclear Talks, Ferguson Waits, Thanksgiving Weather

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

November 24, 2014

2 Foreign Soldiers Are Said to Have Been Killed in Afghanistan

The attack, reported by Afghan officials, occurred when a bomb hidden in the median strip of an avenue...

November 24, 2014


City Room: New York Today: Lots of Weather

Monday: warm rain and high winds, a snowy Thanksgiving Eve, a civil rights investigation of a police...

November 24, 2014

Chuck Hagel Is Out at the Pentagon

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will resign on Monday after just under two years on the job. According...

November 24, 2014

Pit Bull Owners, Dogs Show Support for Ban's End

Pit bull owners and their dogs take part in parade celebrating end to Rhode Island town's ban

November 24, 2014


Fatal California Bus Crash Is Vehicle's 2nd of Day

Northern California tour bus crash kills 1, injures dozens in vehicle's 2nd collision of day

November 24, 2014

The Media Equation: Calling Out Bill Cosby’s Media Enablers, Including Myself

Many journalists and biographers were in the know about the sexual assault accusations against Mr. Cosby....

November 24, 2014

Mexico's Missing Students

November 24, 2014


 

The Origins of Aggressive Atheism

O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: It is a great furnace of wrath, a wide and bottomless...

November 24, 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


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

 

Chuck Hagel Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

November 24, 2014

Hagel initiated talks with Obama

Several sources tell CNN that Hagel was forced out, but White House officials are portraying the action...

November 24, 2014

Huge Nicaragua canal: China wins?

When plans were announced to build a giant new transoceanic canal across Nicaragua, the young Hong Kong...

November 24, 2014


The funeral of Michael Brown

November 24, 2014

Reporter: Uber's apology rings false

Brian Stelter speaks with PandoDaily's Sarah Lacy, who says that Uber is targeting her because of her critical...

November 24, 2014

How to stop package thieves

A new startup aims to stop package thieves from spoiling the holiday season.

November 24, 2014


 

Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?

With opposition to the new Common Core State Standards and the assessments linked to them reaching a fever...

November 24, 2014

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

If, as a great philosopher once said, "life's a bitch and then you die," what's the point of debating...

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

Living in War-Torn Syria

For more than three years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil...

November 20, 2014