With Romney Out, Republican Presidential Hopefuls Scramble for His Donors

Chris Christie and Jeb Bush are in all-out battle this weekend to tap into the billion-dollar donor network...

January 31, 2015

Who Is Running for President (or Not)?

By deciding against a bid, Mitt Romney frees up scores of donors who can now look to the dozen or so Republicans...

January 31, 2015

The Typical Millennial Is $2,000 Poorer Than His Parents at This Age

The past is another country. In 1980, the typical young worker in Detroit or Flint, Michigan, earned...

January 31, 2015


The Selling of the Avocado

Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show...

January 31, 2015

Panasonic Stops Making TVs in China

Panasonic Corp. has stopped making televisions in China, faced with severe price competition and slowing...

January 31, 2015

Full Episode: WN: 1/30: Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Jurors Permitted to Watch Super Bowl

Shake Shack shakes up burger industry; Matt Damon and Ben Affleck take blame for 'Deflate-Gate.'

January 31, 2015


Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open Final

Williams won her 19th Grand Slam singles title on Saturday, defeating Sharapova, 6-3, 7-6 (5) to become...

January 31, 2015

IPO Sizzles as Shake Shack Tests Big Chains

Shares of fast-casual chain Shake Shack, rocketed up 119% on their first day of trading from their initial...

January 31, 2015

Prison for NYC Duo Accused of Abusing Partly Paralyzed Woman

Prison for NYC couple accused of abusing partly paralyzed woman, found huddled in locked room

January 31, 2015


News Analysis: A Strained Alliance: Obama-Netanyahu Rift Grew Over Years

The diplomatic break touched off by Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to negotiate an address to Congress...

January 31, 2015

Support Waning, Romney Decides Against 2016 Bid

By not pursuing a third presidential bid, Mitt Romney frees up scores of donors and operatives who had been...

January 31, 2015

A Speck of Interstellar Dust Rebuts a Big Bang Theory

A huge scientific discovery by a team of astronomers called Bicep, on further review, is found in need...

January 31, 2015


 

'Dad' gets Super Bowl ad makeover

January 31, 2015

Did fisherman discover prehistoric human?

A fossilized human jawbone discovered by a Taiwanese fisherman could reveal a new kind of prehistoric...

January 31, 2015

Planes nearly collide in midair

The FAA is investigating an incident involving a JetBlue flight that nearly missed colliding with a small...

January 31, 2015


Balloon flight sets records

They didn't go around the world, but then again it didn't take them close to 80 days. Regardless, it's...

January 31, 2015

Hagel: I felt WH pressure on Gitmo

White House officials pressured Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to increase the pace of detainee transfers...

January 31, 2015

What would you trade for a Super Bowl ticket?

Some diehard football fans are willing to trade just about anything to grab a Super Bowl ticket.        

January 31, 2015


 

Why U.S. Colleges Should Welcome Undocumented Immigrants

As an undocumented immigrant who moved to California from Mexico as a child, Bianca Rodriguez expected...

January 31, 2015

Harry Reid on 2016: 'I fully intend to run.' (+video)

Sen. Harry Reid dispelled rumors Tuesday that injuries sustained during an exercise accident on New Years...

January 31, 2015

L.A. County sets high goal to get all veterans off the street by 2016

Traipsing through skid row, trailing media cameras and advance staff, U.S. Housing and Urban Development...

January 31, 2015


Photos of the Week: 1/24-1/30 (35 photos)

This week we have images of lemurs in China, a Dalek in a pool in the UK, the blizzard that hit the U.S....

January 30, 2015

Where School Dollars Go to Waste

America spends tons of money on education even though the final product isn't very impressive. If children...

January 30, 2015

The Activity Gap

Imagine two young adults who, despite living in the same city, come from very different worlds. One is named...

January 30, 2015


Panel urges transformation of California state parks system

When visitors arrive at a state-run park these days, they may find disrepair after years of skipped maintenance...

January 30, 2015

No One Knows How to Stop Campus Alcohol Abuse

On the one hand, you can't blame Dartmouth College President Philip Hanlon for trying. Alcohol has long...

January 29, 2015

Can All Children Become Calculus Whizzes?

In suburban Howard County, Maryland, lots of students take calculus in high school. Or at least, lots...

January 29, 2015