Airbus Delivers First A350 to Qatar Airways

Airbus has delivered its first A350 twin-engine jetliner to Qatar Airways, capping a $15 billion dollar...

December 22, 2014

Rosneft, Morgan Stanley Oil Business Deal Collapses

Rosneft’s planned acquisition of Morgan Stanley’s oil-trading and storage business has collapsed...

December 22, 2014

Former Milwaukee Police Officer Won’t Be Charged in Death of Black Man in Park

The Milwaukee district attorney found that the white officer, since fired, had acted in self-defense...

December 22, 2014


NYPD Officers Shot and Killed; Victim Revealed as Christian Chaplain in Training; President of Chaplain Task Force Says Officer Viewed Job as Ministry

Officer Rafael Ramos was passionate about serving God and saw his work as a police officer as a form...

December 22, 2014

Blue Lives Matter

The reactions to the murders of two New York police officers this weekend have been mostly uniform in their...

December 22, 2014

Tarpon Springs Officer, Former Member of NYPD, Shot and Ran Over in Florida

Tarpon Springs officer Charles Kondek, 45, was killed on Sunday, after a 23-year-old man shot him and then...

December 22, 2014


Spain’s Princess Cristina to Stand Trial on Tax Fraud Charges

Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain’s King Felipe VI and sixth in line to the throne, will be the first...

December 22, 2014

City Room: New York Today: After the Shootings

Monday: A city mourns, rain coming later, and the accused Columbia University rapist speaks out.

December 22, 2014

Ex-Cabinet Minister Leads in Tunisian Presidential Runoff

Early results pointed to a victory for Beji Caid Essebsi in the country’s first free and democratic...

December 22, 2014


 

The Importance of Treating NYPD Officers as Individuals

At 28-years-old, Ismaaiyl Brinsley had been arrested 19 times and served 2 years in prison. On Saturday,...

December 22, 2014

That's Mine! Protect Your Identity This Christmas

It's the perfect time of year to bless your loved ones with gifts to celebrate the Christmas spirit,...

December 22, 2014

Firefighter Santa Rescues Man from Burning Home

In Australia, Santa Claus is doing more than finding out whose naughty or nice - he's saving lives.

December 22, 2014


A Majority of Cop Killers Have Been White

As officials continue to investigate Saturday's tragic killing of two NYPD officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael...

December 22, 2014

When Kids Stop Believing in Santa

Earlier this week, a woman wrote in to Slate's Dear Prudence advice chat asking whether it's considered...

December 21, 2014

North Korea Pleads Innocent to Hack

North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. accusations indicating it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony...

December 20, 2014


 

Garbage truck kills pedestrians

A number of people have died after a rubbish truck collided with pedestrians in the center of the Scottish...

December 22, 2014

Will bad weather spoil holiday?

If you haven't reached your holiday destination yet -- beware. CNN's Jennifer Gray says weather may slow...

December 22, 2014

Top 10 entertainment stories of 2014

From Joan Rivers' death to the fall of Bill Cosby, here are the top 10 entertainment stories of 2014. ...

December 22, 2014


School meals the new gourmet cuisine?

With the help of an army of Tanzania's finest senior citizens, one woman is on a mission to put traditional...

December 22, 2014

'Downton Abbey' swoons over Clooney

Actor George Clooney makes a sketch appearance on "Downton Abbey."

December 22, 2014

Celebrity baby names you won't believe

Is there an unspoken rule in Hollywood that celebrity parents can only pick unusual names for their kids? ...

December 22, 2014


 

Wasting Time on the Internet 101

Next semester Kenneth Goldsmith wants his students to spend class time watching YouTube videos, liking...

December 22, 2014

A Rural High School with a 21st Century Outlook

I visited Winters High School in Winters, CA on a whiplash rainy day in early December. The so-called...

December 20, 2014

The Problem With Praising Famous Scientists

In 1911, Albert Einstein penned a letter to Marie Curie in which he told her to stay strong in the face...

December 20, 2014


The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014

Time's Up for 'Timeout'

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors...

December 19, 2014

Orange Is the New Class

The show is as riveting as it is enlightening, humorous as it is dark. From its raw lesbianism and gnawing...

December 19, 2014


Students Are Bankrolling Public Colleges Now More Than Ever Before

Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most...

December 18, 2014

Mythbusters: Teaching Through Wonder—and Failure

When I set out to write about unconventional educators, the first person on my wish list was Adam Savage....

December 18, 2014

Will Malaysia's Bold Education Goals Help It Become a Developed Nation?

Malaysia has only been independent from Britain since 1957, but its trajectory towards development has been...

December 18, 2014