Jewish Girl Attacked in New Version of 'Knockout Game': 'What the Hell Are They?'

Several months ago, Americans were alarmed by the spread of the "knockout game," in which assailants...

October 30, 2014

Nightclub Apologises for Ebola-Themed Halloween Party

A bar in Britain has said it made of a "huge error of judgement" in hosting an Ebola-themed Halloween...

October 30, 2014

Coalition Split As Report Lists Benefits Of Drug Legalisation

A controversial new report has said the legalisation of drugs would not lead to increased usage, and may even...

October 30, 2014


'Boy Meets Whoa!' Mailtan Ward

October 30, 2014

Weather Channel Comes Out for Junk Science, Scaremongering and 'Global Warming'

"There is no significant man-made global warming at this time, there has been none in the past and there...

October 30, 2014

The Hill: Post Election 'Civil War' for GOP

This article was originally posted in The Hill. Conservatives salivating over the prospects of a huge...

October 30, 2014


Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Offend

After his ban from the NFL for domestic violence nearly two months ago, former Baltimore Ravens player...

October 30, 2014

Political News From Maine: Latest Shifts in the Race for Governor

Four years ago, when Republicans were sweeping the boards in many midterm contests, the Tea Party faction...

October 30, 2014

Israel Blocks Access to Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem

The authorities closed off all access to a holy site in the Old City on Thursday, a step that a Palestinian...

October 30, 2014

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.5% Annual Pace in Third Quarter

Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg had expected the increase in gross domestic product to be 3 percent.

October 30, 2014


Settlement Reached in 2009 New York Plane Crash

Settlement reached in only case to go to trial over 2009 plane crash outside Buffalo, NY

October 30, 2014

As Washington Changes, City Politics Shift

An independent candidate for mayor is showing surprising strength, reflecting a new demographic reality.

October 30, 2014

Team Obama Isn't Blinking on Cutting Carbon

With most signs pointing toward a Republican victory in the midterm elections, is the Obama administration...

October 30, 2014


Nintendo Introduces Sleep Monitor

With its console game business facing growing challenges, Nintendo said it was adding a new business...

October 30, 2014

House Republicans Can't Find Anyone to Sue the President

It's not so easy, it turns out, for Congress to sue the president. Speaker John Boehner is finding that...

October 30, 2014

Obama's Ineptitude Stokes Ebola Fears

October 30, 2014


Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014


When Your Teacher Is a Celebrity

When Summer Kennedy applied to Brown, she says her choice wasn’t based on the number of teachers with...

October 30, 2014

A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

— Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. ...

October 30, 2014

Why Millennials &%#@! Love Science

The wildly successful web publication "I F*cking Love Science" currently has over 18 million likes on Facebook....

October 29, 2014


Fired air marshal -- hero or agitator?

Hero or agitator? Exposer of wrongdoing or threat to the state? Robert MacLean has been called many things...

October 30, 2014

The 7 quirkiest Kickstarter gadgets

Crowdfunding and high-tech innovation were made for each other.

October 30, 2014

Warriors on wheels

Ned Norton has provided strength and conditioning training to hundreds of people living with disabilities...

October 30, 2014


Boston's longest-serving mayor dies

Thomas Menino, who retired this year as the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday morning...

October 30, 2014

Why Barack, Bibi can't get along

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering...

October 30, 2014

Meet the mini 'Einsteins'

In celebration of International Day of the Girl (October 11) and Ada Lovelace Day (October 14), Leading...

October 30, 2014