Wal-Mart Makes Cuts in China

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting nearly 30 directors and midlevel managers in China, where the retailer...

November 27, 2014

GoPro Developing Consumer Drones

GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable...

November 27, 2014

New York City and Officer Found Liable in Fatal ’05 Shooting of a Teenager

The authorities said at the time that the 19-year-old had been wielding a knife, but a civil jury found...

November 27, 2014


Video Shows Cleveland Officer Shot Boy 2 Seconds After Pulling Up Next to Him

Tamir Rice, 12, was holding a fake “airsoft” gun when he was shot by the police on Saturday, authorities...

November 27, 2014

Bits Blog: What Waze Users Can Tell Us About Thanksgiving Travel Patterns

Waze, a community-based navigation app, finds that Thanksgiving driving patterns vary among its users...

November 26, 2014

Agency Issues Ultimatum On Nationwide Recalls To Airbag Maker Takata

A federal safety regulator gave the company until Tuesday to expand the recalls of potentially defective...

November 26, 2014


‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Should Apply Worldwide, E.U. Panel Says

New guidelines from privacy regulators would require Google, in certain cases, to take down links in search...

November 26, 2014

How Turkeys Got Supersized

Thanksgiving, the most food-focused of American holidays, provides a hearty occasion for this reminder:...

November 26, 2014

E.P.A. Ozone Rules Divide Industry and Environmentalists

The sweeping regulation is aimed at smog caused by power plants and factories across the country, particularly...

November 26, 2014


 

The Meaning of Thanksgiving, as Told Through Cold War Propaganda

The Johnsons, a fictional Midwestern family, are in for a letdown one Thanksgiving in the 1950s. Expenses...

November 26, 2014

Barack Obama, Ferguson, and the Evidence of Things Unsaid

In a recent dispatch from Ferguson, Missouri, Jelani Cobb noted that President Obama's responses to "unpunished...

November 26, 2014

Darren Wilson: 'I Just Did My Job'

Breaking his long public silence, Officer Darren Wilson on Tuesday said he shot and killed Michael Brown...

November 26, 2014


The Case for Police 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

No Indictment

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

November 25, 2014


 

Catholic abuse case is Spain's biggest

November 27, 2014

Opinion: Some Thanksgiving truths

Americans should learn about the real history of Thanksgiving, and not the romanticized version we all hear...

November 27, 2014

'Crazy' bikers swarm police, post video

Bikers go wild while police give chase. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on recklessness that will give you road...

November 27, 2014


Artists urge Black Friday boycott

Soledad O'Brien and Rose Arce say with #BlackoutBlackFriday, a group of blacks in the arts are urging...

November 27, 2014

Stray dog joins extreme race team

A stray dog followed an extreme race team and made such an impact that they asked him to be a permanent...

November 27, 2014

West: 'Age of Obama' has ended

Hala Gorani speaks to Professor Cornel West about how the killing of Michael Brown shines a light on race...

November 26, 2014


 

Mayor hikes pay for 9 city managers; others asked to go without for 3 years

Nine Los Angeles city managers are getting raises of 3% or 5% from Mayor Eric Garcetti at the same time...

November 26, 2014

L.A. won't offer prizes to voters in next year's election

A controversial proposal to offer cash prizes to Los Angeles voters is dead – at least for next year’s...

November 26, 2014

The Failure of Tribal Schools

Breanne Lugar says the only reason she enrolled in college was so she could move away from the house...

November 26, 2014


Scenes from Nepal

Nepal, the "Roof of the World", is home to 27 million people, eight of the world's ten tallest mountains,...

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