Leveled Strip Club's Owner Sues Over Gas Explosion

Owner of Massachusetts strip club destroyed in natural gas explosion sues utility for $5M

November 26, 2014

Holiday Travelers Greeted by Cheap Gas, Storms

Thanksgiving travelers thankful for cheaper gas, some scramble to beat a path around storms

November 26, 2014

The Next Amnesty

President Obama’s executive action last week is only an interim step. More amnesty is coming, much...

November 26, 2014


Thomas Cook CEO Exit Panics Investors

British travel group Thomas Cook has panicked investors by announcing the surprise departure of Chief...

November 26, 2014

East Coast Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Travel

A mix of rain, sleet and snow in the New York area has slowed traffic, ground planes and forced scores...

November 26, 2014

Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Procedure

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, had a stent placed in her right coronary artery after experiencing discomfort...

November 26, 2014


French Shipping Major Clinches Short-Sea Deal

France’s CMA CGM SA, the world’s third-biggest container-shipping operator by capacity, has bought...

November 26, 2014

7 Hong Kong Police Officers Arrested in Beating of Protester

The arrests for the October beating were announced after the police cleared one of Hong Kong’s busiest...

November 26, 2014

News: Live Updates: More Troops Are Called to Ferguson; Orderly Protests Around the Country

More arrests were made overnight as protests also spread around the country. In an effort to quell violence...

November 26, 2014


 

The Case for Policing Reform Is Much Bigger Than Michael Brown

As a longtime proponent of sweeping reforms to the criminal justice system, I'm extremely apprehensive...

November 26, 2014

How to Land an Airplane, If You're Blind

I spent much of this afternoon flying a small airplane, with my wife Deb. The idea (after closing an article)...

November 26, 2014

What's Next for the Democrats?

I was talking to Ted Strickland, the former governor of Ohio, when Nick Hanauer approached. "What did you call...

November 25, 2014


No Indictment

After nearly three months of investigation and deliberation, a St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict...

November 25, 2014

John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe

When the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee released, via a classic Friday evening news dump,...

November 25, 2014

A Top Contender for Defense Chief Drops Out

Michele Flournoy, a top candidate to replace Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, has taken herself out of contention...

November 25, 2014


 

24 gift ideas for the pop culture fan

November 26, 2014

Opinion: UVA's answer to allegations a farce

Suspending fraternities after Rolling Stone article alleging gang rape is not enough, John Foubert writes....

November 26, 2014

Justice Ginsburg has heart surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, underwent a heart procedure Wednesday morning to have...

November 26, 2014


Son's character 'crucified,' he says

Michael Brown's father says a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who killed his son changes...

November 26, 2014

Rare Shakespeare's First Folio found

A librarian in northern France made what may be the discovery of his lifetime when he uncovered a rare...

November 26, 2014

From 'Fresh Prince' to king of 'DWTS'

Let's be honest: Was there any way Alfonso "The Carlton" Ribeiro wasn't going to win "Dancing With the Stars"...

November 26, 2014


 

Japanese firm plans to build light-rail cars in L.A. area after all

A month after threatening to avoid California when talks with organized labor groups derailed, a Japanese...

November 26, 2014

L.A. council moves to require that unused guns be locked up or disabled

Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to start drafting a city ordinance that would require residents to lock...

November 26, 2014

Nudging College Students to Prevent Rape and Sexual Assault

In the summer of 1998, I carried a good friend off the roof of a UC Berkeley frat house. I didn't belong...

November 25, 2014


Was Moses a Founding Father?

Last Tuesday, the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing to choose which new social studies...

November 25, 2014

Traveling Offers Lessons That U.S. Schools Fail to Provide

When I turned 15, my parents sent me alone on a one-month trip to Ecuador, the country where my father...

November 25, 2014

Violent Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Last night, the decision of a St. Louis County grand jury to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren...

November 25, 2014


Black Girls Stand a Better Chance in STEM

Little girls are often told they can be anything they want to be. Some dream of being astronauts or exploring...

November 24, 2014

The Ship Breakers

Modern steel-hulled ships are built to last for several decades at sea before repair becomes uneconomical....

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