Republican-Led Benghazi Inquiry Largely Backs Administration

The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations...

November 22, 2014

Ferguson: Unlawful Assembly Arrests in Ferguson

More demonstrators were arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

November 22, 2014

Missouri Governor, Trying to Keep Balance on Ferguson, Finds It’s Easy to Slip

Caught between polar opposite viewpoints, Gov. Jay Nixon has faced withering criticism over his handling...

November 22, 2014


City: Quarter-Toting 'Robin Hooders' Must Back Off

City: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' harassed meter-readers, should have to back off

November 22, 2014

Official: SD Man Kills 4, Including Self, Wounds 1

Authorities: Man kills 3, wounds 1 before killing self at home on South Dakota reservation

November 22, 2014

Shabab Gunmen Attack Bus in Kenya and Kill 28

The Somalian insurgent group attacked a bus in northeastern Kenya and killed passengers who were not Muslims,...

November 22, 2014


For Some Fans, Accusations of Rape Crumble Bill Cosby’s Wholesome Image

The change in Mr. Cosby’s image from best-known father to accused serial abuser has caused discomfort...

November 22, 2014

Happiness at Work: What Matters Most?

Most Americans say they are satisfied with their job, but pay, schedules, and the opportunity to advance...

November 22, 2014

G.O.P.-Led House Report Debunks Benghazi Allegations

The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound...

November 22, 2014


 

The New Security Robot Watching Over Silicon Valley Is Less RoboCop and More R2-D2

The jobs of security guards—and possibly police, down the road—might be in jeopardy thanks to a new robot...

November 22, 2014

Obama Orders Expanded U.S. Role in Afghanistan to Avoid Another ISIS

Caught between the promise to end the war in Afghanistan, demands from the Pentagon to carry out the military's...

November 22, 2014

Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

Snowmageddon, snowpocalypse, snowzilla, just snow. Superstorm Sandy, receding shorelines, and more. Hurricanes...

November 22, 2014


Ted Cruz: Confused About Cicero

For better than two millennia, politicians have invoked classical Greek and Roman literature to construct,...

November 21, 2014

A New Vocabulary for American Towns

Here are three words, a verb, a noun, and an adjective, which have caught our ears as we’ve traveled...

November 21, 2014

Ferguson Protests Are Coming to Your City

On Wednesday evening in Ferguson, Missouri, a number of protesters gathered outside the police station...

November 20, 2014


 

Warm weather not exactly welcome

As if 7 feet of snow in one week wasn't enough, the Buffalo area is under a flood watch. That's right...

November 22, 2014

Cop held in Mexico's missing 43 case

A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college...

November 22, 2014

Report: Lanza a loner, anorexic

A state agency finds Adam Lanza was in deteriorating mental health in the time leading up to the Sandy...

November 22, 2014


Voices of Ferguson

What do you know about Ferguson, Missouri? That a black teenager, Michael Brown, was killed here August...

November 22, 2014

Red flags missed at Newtown

Adam Lanza had not left his room for three months before the massacre. He was anorexic when he died,...

November 22, 2014

Police recruits tested for virginity

The Indonesian police use an invasive test to check for female recruits' virginity, a Human Rights Watch...

November 22, 2014


 

EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

November 22, 2014

Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many students

President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred...

November 22, 2014

Can You Learn Nanotechnology Online?

You may remember 2012 as the year Whitney Houston died, or when you donated all that money to the effort...

November 22, 2014


When Private School Tuition Costs More Than College

Tuition for a typical private high school in the Southeast costs a relatively modest $18,900 a year....

November 21, 2014

Photos of the Week: 11/15-11/21

This week we have big wave surfing in Portugal, a Beaujolais wine spa in Japan, a massive floating Christmas...

November 21, 2014

The Economic Case Against Majoring in Fun Things

For many, the reality of student debt doesn’t hit home until you make your first payment. Though you may have...

November 21, 2014


For Most Startup Entrepreneurs, College Isn't That Bad of an Idea

In May 2011, PayPal co-founder and tech mogul Peter Thiel proposed a radical concept. Through his Thiel...

November 20, 2014

Living in War-Torn Syria

For more than three years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil...

November 20, 2014