Steven Sotloff beheading creates more troubles for Obama

A new video depicts the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. President Obama is already fighting...

September 2, 2014

Governors' Races Turn Map Upside Down

Emily Schultheis, National JrnlDemocrats are bullish about their opportunity to win the governor's mansion...

September 2, 2014

Tell the Truth About What Russia Is Doing

Wesley Clark, The GuardianAs the Ukraine crisis has intensified over the past six months, Russia has been...

September 2, 2014


Nude Pics & the Struggle With Chivalry

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist...

September 2, 2014

Why Some Are More Equal Than Others

Jedediah Purdy, The Daily BeastAmericans pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all. But some...

September 2, 2014

Reid's Anti-Koch Crusade Eats Up Senate Time

Byron York, DC ExaminerIf you're sick of cynicism in politics, you might want to avert your eyes from...

September 2, 2014


Rick Perry's 'ISIS at the border' soundbite - CNN

CNNRick Perry's 'ISIS at the border' soundbiteCNNSan Diego (CNN) -- Not so long ago, we defined...

September 2, 2014

Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the ... - Washington Post

Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the ...Washington PostRick Perry...

September 2, 2014

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' TweetNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthRick Perry's verified account...

September 2, 2014


Psychiatrist: Kelli Stapleton legally insane, tried to kill autistic daughter 'out of love' - The Kalamazoo Gazette

Chron.comPsychiatrist: Kelli Stapleton legally insane, tried to kill autistic daughter 'out of love'The...

September 2, 2014

Judges Express Fears Over NSA Phone Surveillance At Appeals Hearing - Huffington Post

ReutersJudges Express Fears Over NSA Phone Surveillance At Appeals HearingHuffington PostNEW YORK -- Judges...

September 2, 2014

Former CEO of Mamtek pleads guilty to fraud, theft in failed factory case - STLtoday.com

Former CEO of Mamtek pleads guilty to fraud, theft in failed factory caseSTLtoday.comST. CHARLES COUNTY...

September 2, 2014


South Carolina teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup - Fox News

Toronto SunSouth Carolina teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeupFox NewsCOLUMBIA, S.C. – A 16-year-old...

September 2, 2014

Coroner: Indiana teen killed by asphyxiation - WEAR

Fox 59Coroner: Indiana teen killed by asphyxiationWEARINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Relatives of an Indianapolis...

September 2, 2014

Body in South Hill home may be missing man - KING5.com

KING5.comBody in South Hill home may be missing manKING5.comThe body is believed to be Brandon Shane...

September 2, 2014


Maryland Doc Facing Sex Charge Surrenders License - ABC News

Chron.comMaryland Doc Facing Sex Charge Surrenders LicenseABC NewsA suspended physician at the center...

September 2, 2014

Trial for indicted Rep. Michael Grimm set for after the November election - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTrial for indicted Rep. Michael Grimm set for after the November electionNew York...

September 2, 2014

Parents Didn't Realize Gun Instructor Had Been Shot, Police Say - New York Times

New York TimesParents Didn't Realize Gun Instructor Had Been Shot, Police SayNew York TimesAn entrance...

September 2, 2014


Annals of the Security State, Presidential Vacations Edition

I believe I am the only amateur pilot who’s a Democrat. OK, I'm exaggerating. I can think of four others....

September 2, 2014

Surprise! Eric Cantor Lands $3.4 Million Job on Wall Street

After Rep. Eric Cantor lost his primary to a tea party challenger in June, he could have stayed on as a lame...

September 2, 2014

The Mystery of St. Louis's Veiled Prophet

There’s a lot that I love about St. Louis, the city I was born in: baseball, the free zoo and art museum,...

September 2, 2014


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US-Mexico border ">'Frontera,' starring Eva Longoria and Michael Pe a, explores US-Mexico border

Set along the Arizona-Mexico border, the film examines immigration issues, racism and the law while its principals...

September 2, 2014

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US at El Paso border crossing, officials say">Woman with cocaine strapped to thighs tried to enter US at El Paso border crossing, officials say

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer noticed that the woman appeared nervous and that one of her legs...

September 2, 2014

Democrats running for governor in Colorado, Maine targeted in harsh GOP ads

For months, LePage has hammered Michaud on immigration in a state almost 2,500 miles from the U.S.-Mexican...

September 2, 2014


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Border Town Waiting to Cross Into the US ... ">ISIS Terrorists May Already Be Operating in a Mexico Border Town Waiting to Cross Into the US ...

26 shows that militants are expressing an increased interest in the notion that they could clandestinely...

September 2, 2014

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Border Convo Tour">Lalo Alcaraz Kicks Off the Border Convo Tour

"I grew up very poor on the U.S.-Mexico Border, on both sides," he said during a TEDx SoCal...

September 2, 2014

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border militias, immigrants ... ">In immigration news: Feds say migrant kids not mistreated, concern over border militias, immigrants ...

Border officials grapple with issue of armed militias after shooting incident - Washington Post An incident...

September 2, 2014


U.N. and Medical Group Make Appeals for Ebola Aid

United Nations officials urged diplomats to cable their capitals to send money, doctors and protective...

September 2, 2014

Brothers Convicted in 1983 North Carolina Murder Are Freed After DNA Tests

Two mentally disabled men were declared innocent of the rape and murder of a girl after a hearing in North...

September 2, 2014

Parents Didn’t Realize Gun Instructor Had Been Shot, Police Say

A family on vacation in Las Vegas did not initially realize that a shooting range instructor had been...

September 2, 2014


Public Editor's Journal: He Said, She Said, and Getting It Right About Voter ID

Two recent articles draw complaints about false equivalency.

September 2, 2014

Active Role in Class Helps Black and First-Generation College Students, Study Says

A study of college students found that the trend toward more class participation, and away from a traditional...

September 2, 2014

Video Claims to Show Beheading of U.S. Reporter Steven Sotloff by ISIS

The apparent killing of Steven J. Sotloff came despite pleas from his mother aimed at ISIS’ top leader...

September 2, 2014


Make Your Own Senate Forecast

Control of the Senate is up for grabs in this year’s midterm elections. The Upshot created a statistical...

September 2, 2014

Iran Unfetters Cellphones, and the Pictures Start Flowing

In a victory for President Hassan Rouhani over hard-liners, Iranians can now do what people elsewhere...

September 2, 2014

Loyal to the Royals, Hoping for a Renaissance

The Kansas City Royals entered September clinging to first place in the A.L. Central and aiming for their...

September 2, 2014


U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targets Shabab Leader

Somali and American officials said Tuesday that the leader of the Shabab, the Somali militant group that...

September 2, 2014

Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

Months after ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, the justices will hear arguments on whether Arkansas may prohibit...

September 2, 2014

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?

America hates teachers. That's not exactly the thesis of Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars, but her account...

September 2, 2014


Publisher of The Washington Post Will Resign

Katharine Weymouth, the publisher for seven years, will be replaced by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founder...

September 2, 2014

Yes, Skipping School Correlates With Low Test Scores—Now What?

In a new report, researchers say they found a link between higher rates of student absenteeism and lower...

September 2, 2014

Afghanistan: The Long Withdrawal

Five years ago, the war in Afghanistan began to escalate drastically. Troop surges soon pushed the number...

September 2, 2014


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Ebola outbreak forces Mercer to cancel 2015 program in Liberia"> Ebola outbreak forces Mercer to cancel 2015 program in Liberia

An education program in Liberia operated by Mercer University has been canceled for the upcoming year...

September 2, 2014

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa is 'ou..."> Ebola outbreak in West Africa is 'ou...

The chief of the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the Ebola outbreak in western Africa is spiraling...

September 2, 2014

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Ebola Outbreak ">CDC Director Warns Of Ebola Outbreak

Also, the World Health Organization agreed with the CDC, saying this is the worst Ebola outbreak ever,...

September 2, 2014


Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza Strip - Egypt SIS (press release)

Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza StripEgypt SIS (press release)Social Solidarity Minister...

September 2, 2014

Israel demands formation of bilateral committee to supervise entry of ... - Middle East Monitor

Middle East MonitorIsrael demands formation of bilateral committee to supervise entry of ...Middle East...

September 2, 2014

Gaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

September 1, 2014


Israel calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm Hamas - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisIsrael calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm HamasDaily...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militants - Toronto Star

Toronto StarIsrael calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militantsToronto Star“This...

August 31, 2014

Gaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report Says - Latin Post

Latin PostGaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report SaysLatin PostGAZA...

August 31, 2014


Baby gives thumbs-up in ultrasound photo

A baby is already a viral sensation and hasn't even born yet. And It's all because of a gesture in an ultrasound...

September 2, 2014

Girl said Uzi was too powerful for her

After accidentally killing shooting range instructor, girl said gun was too powerful.        

September 2, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm's corruption trial to begin Dec. 1

Judge rejects motion by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. to delay trial until next year.        

September 2, 2014


Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast.        

September 2, 2014

Kremlin says Putin's 'I can take Kiev' remark misquoted

EU president criticized for allegedly breaching diplomatic rules by relating a private conversation.        

September 2, 2014

Ex-House leader Eric Cantor joins Wall Street firm

Cantor, who left Congress last month, joins Moelis & Company as vice chairman.        

September 2, 2014


TVA's costly reactor illuminates nuclear challenge

Nuclear plants take a lot of time and money to build, a barrier to their continued use.        

September 2, 2014

Thrillist ranks Oregon beer No. 1 in quality, quantity

Thrillist released its list, ranking all fifty states, and Oregon came out on top.        

September 2, 2014

Sotloff remembered for commitment to conflict zones

He kept in touch with his high school and wanted students to understand world issues.        

September 2, 2014


China targets widespread corruption, but doubts remain

China tries to fight government corruption through exhibits, prison visits.        

September 2, 2014

WH: No timing on Obama immigration plan

President Obama has no deadline for decisions on executive orders regarding immigration.        

September 2, 2014

5 things you need to know Tuesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 2, 2014


PG&E fined $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast

California commission said figure was largest safety-related penalty ever imposed.        

September 2, 2014

Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to media, ask for government help        

September 1, 2014

Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.        

September 1, 2014