Islamic State Militants Say They Killed Japanese Hostage

A video shows the beheading of a journalist, Kenji Goto, killed a week after ISIS announced the killing...

January 31, 2015

Auto Makers Recall 2.12 Million Cars, SUVs for Air Bag Fix

An array of auto makers are recalling more than 2 million older-model vehicles to address air bags that...

January 31, 2015

Ukraine Fighting Continues as Talks Stall

Envoys representing Ukraine, Russia and a European monitoring group opened a new round of cease-fire...

January 31, 2015


Mitt Romney Bows to Good Sense

January 31, 2015

Romney Donors Are Being Wooed to Switch Sides

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida are in all-out battle this weekend...

January 31, 2015

Air Force One-Point-Three

There's a new Air Force One on the way, and it's about time. The beat-up pair of modified 747s that have...

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

Panasonic Stops Making Televisions in China

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

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


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

How McDonald's Arches Can Be Golden Again

Long before Ray Kroc established the empire that currently employs more people than the entire United...

January 30, 2015

 

Ukraine talks last only a few hours

No agreement was reached in Belarus on Saturday in talks aimed at ending months of deadly fighting between...

January 31, 2015

'Game of Thrones' trailer: Must see or total bust?

The "Game of Thrones" Season 5 trailer officially landed Friday on the Internet, days after debuting...

January 31, 2015

ISIS used Japanese journalist in recent messages

A new ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Kenji Goto. The Japanese journalist...

January 31, 2015


Arrest made in body parts probe

A 59-year-old man was arrested early Saturday in connection with the grisly discovery of body parts in a suitcase...

January 31, 2015

1 killed, 2 hurt on Scorsese set

A structure on the Taiwan set of an upcoming Martin Scorsese movie collapsed this week, killing a studio...

January 31, 2015

No hot air: Balloon 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


 

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

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

Higher Education Is Not a Mixtape

Will higher education go the way of music albums and cable TV? Is it inevitable that the Internet will...

January 27, 2015


How Taiwan Is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015

Why I Am Not a Maker

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might...

January 23, 2015