Major Winter Storm to Slam the Midwest Then Move East

A major winter storm is set to hit parts of the Midwest and Northeast, delivering a significant amount...

February 1, 2015

Tribal Loyalties Drive Jordan’s Effort to Free Pilot

A Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State is a member of a politically influential tribe, part...

February 1, 2015

Taliban Justice Gains Favor as Official Afghan Courts Fail

After paying bribes and enduring long delays while pursuing resolution in Afghanistan’s government...

January 31, 2015


Medical Costs Rise as Retirees Winter in Florida

Data suggests that many doctors, especially those in states known as winter getaways, increase their...

January 31, 2015

New York City to Pay $5 Million in ‘Mafia Cops’ Case

Nicholas Guido was killed because he had been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information,...

January 31, 2015

Super Bowl 2015: Seahawks vs. Patriots Preview

The Seahawks should be able to put points on the board, which may not be true for Tom Brady and the New England...

January 31, 2015


Islamic State Militants Say They Killed 2nd 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


Clashes Intensify Between Armenia and Azerbaijan Over Disputed Land

Dozens of soldiers on each side have been killed and the countries are perilously close to open war.

January 31, 2015

Christian Activist Denies Asking Colorado Bakery to Make 'God Hates Gays' Cake

A Christian activist who filed a complaint against a Colorado bakery for refusing to make two cakes protesting...

January 31, 2015

Mitt Romney Bows to Good Sense

January 31, 2015


 

Lonely on Valentine's Day? Visit Cuddle Con!

A professional cuddler in Portland is organizing the world's first cuddle convention for those looking...

January 31, 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


 

Soboroff: Group offers to repay LAPD for meeting on Mexican Mafia

The nonprofit group of business leaders who attended an LAPD-arranged event featuring a convicted ex-shot...

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

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

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