Apple Delivers Quarter for the Ages

Apple surpassed even the most bullish Wall Street expectations for its holiday quarter with an improbable...

January 28, 2015

Nishikori’s Late Rally Not Enough to Overcome Wawrinka

Kei Nishikori of Japan showed a burst of energy in the third set before falling 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(6) to Stan...

January 28, 2015

How Student Debt Harms the Economy

Mitch Daniels, Wall Street Journal...

January 28, 2015


A Resilient Madison Keys Ousts Venus Williams at the Australian Open

In a match that felt like a changing of the guard, Keys, an unseeded teenager, defeated the 34-year-old...

January 28, 2015

Sports of The Times: One Question for the N.F.L.: Why Insist on a Media Day Charade?

Marshawn Lynch responded to question after question by saying, “I’m here so I won’t get fined,”...

January 28, 2015

Georgia Executes Warren Lee Hill for Murder

The execution ended a long legal fight that led to several court-ordered reprieves and frequently tested...

January 28, 2015


Sheldon Silver to Be Replaced as Speaker of New York State Assembly

Mr. Silver has been asked by Assembly Democrats to relinquish his leadership role, and his next move...

January 28, 2015

Ex-Officer Gets Probation for Sharing Suspect's Nude Photos

Ex-California Highway Patrol officer sentenced to probation for sharing suspect's nude photos

January 28, 2015

After Steadily Falling, Price for Gas Notches an Increase

The slight daily increase is not necessarily a sign of a trend toward higher prices at the pump, energy...

January 27, 2015


Obama to Drop Proposal to End ‘529’ College Savings Plans

President Obama responded to pressure from both parties for his proposed budget, but he said he would...

January 27, 2015

Jewish Newspaper Editor Calls for 'Jewish Megachurch,' Says 'We Have Much to Learn From Evangelicals'

An editor with a well-established Jewish news publication argues that American Judaism has lessons to learn...

January 27, 2015

Yahoo to Spin Off Its Stake in Alibaba

Shedding its 15 percent stake in the Chinese e-commerce site turns the spotlight to Yahoo’s plans to revamp...

January 27, 2015


 

Snow storm buries parts of 4 states

The massive winter storm has petered out in most areas, but not before it dumped nearly three feet of snow...

January 28, 2015

Air pollution choking the life out of Asia

At the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy...

January 28, 2015

Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king. So?

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects...

January 28, 2015


99 suspects in students' deaths

Mexican authorities say they're not done. There are still suspects at large they have to detain, and detainees...

January 28, 2015

Did Russia put polonium in spy's tea?

A UK public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko opened Tuesday at the Royal...

January 28, 2015

WH drops college savings plan

The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly...

January 28, 2015


 

Los Angeles County D.A. Lacey backs Kamala Harris for Senate

As Antonio Villaraigosa ponders whether to run for U.S. Senate, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is continuing...

January 27, 2015

On This Day: An Air Battle Over Belgium in 1945 (1 photos)

Seventy years ago today, on January 27, 1945, a German pilot was captured in a dramatic photograph, hurtling...

January 27, 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


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 27, 2015

Are Tutors the New Waiters?

A friend of mine, Catherine Cohen, graduated from Princeton in 2012 and moved to New York City to pursue...

January 27, 2015

Migrant college students face more stress than their peers, study says

Recent federal policies to limit deportations and state programs to expand financial aid have benefited...

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

Joy: The Subject Schools Lack

When Jonathan Swift proposed, in 1729, that the people of Ireland eat their children, he insisted it would...

January 26, 2015

Smart, Low-Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges

When asked in a research survey why he didn’t apply to a selective U.S. college, one high-achieving,...

January 23, 2015