Ohio State Walk-On Is Missing

A football player and wrestler has not been seen since Wednesday morning.

November 29, 2014

On Black Friday, Protesters Demand Wage Increases and Schedule Changes From Walmart

Thousands descended on Walmarts across the country on one of the busiest shopping days of the year to protest...

November 28, 2014

Suspension of Ray Rice Is Overturned

A former federal judge has overturned the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens...

November 28, 2014


Vows: Stephen Bogart and Carla Soviero Are Wed.

Humphrey Bogart’s son and his longtime friend finally find the time is right for marriage.

November 28, 2014

White House Tested Limits of Powers Before Action on Immigration

Working in secrecy, a small group huddled for hours daily under orders to use “our legal authorities...

November 28, 2014

‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Portrays the Deity as a Boy

Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings” features the 11-year-old Isaac Andrews as the voice and visage...

November 28, 2014


On the Upper East Side, Silent Prayers to Save a Sanctuary for the Deaf

The Church of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, New York’s Roman Catholic parish for the deaf, is one of 31 churches...

November 28, 2014

A Dog Whistle From the Master

Wesley Pruden, Washington Times...

November 28, 2014

Biden, Clinton Walking Away from Obama

Dave Boyer, Washington Times...

November 28, 2014


 

Protesting Black Friday for Michael Brown

As millions of shoppers across the country marched to stores in search of post-Thanksgiving deals, demonstrators...

November 28, 2014

Walmart Is Seeing Its Biggest Black Friday Protests Ever Today

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November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving in the Dust Bowl

Through the 1930s, a woman named Caroline Henderson wrote a popular series of articles for The Atlantic...

November 28, 2014


The Fading Spectacle of Black Friday

BlackFridayDeathCount.com keeps a running list of the casualties incurred by the rites and rituals of the day after...

November 27, 2014

5 Key Inconsistencies in What Happened During the Michael Brown Shooting

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November 27, 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


 

Darren Wilson goes underground

Since the death of Michael Brown, Officer Darren Wilson has gone to great lengths to remain hidden. Brian...

November 29, 2014

Watch the trailer

The new trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is out and fans are excited.

November 29, 2014

Meet the cast

November 29, 2014


Legendary comedian dies at 85

To the world, he was known as "Chespirito." Roberto Gomez Bolanos gained fame as a comedian, but he was also...

November 29, 2014

NFL player's post draws applause

Benjamin Watson, a tight end for the New Orleans Saints, came home Monday night after a tough loss to the Baltimore...

November 29, 2014

 

Photos of the Week: 11/22-11/28

This week we have Black Fiday in the UK, a flood protection system in Venice, scenes from Ferguson, Missouri,...

November 28, 2014

L.A. Zoo brings holiday lights back to Griffith Park after five years

Lights are returning to Griffith Park this holiday. The DWP Holiday Light Festival  winked off in 2009,...

November 27, 2014

How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful: Give Them Less

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion...

November 27, 2014


The Crackdown on Poor Teacher Training Programs

In 2011, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called it “laughable” that the majority of states...

November 27, 2014

L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election

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

November 27, 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


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