Talking With Chuck Hagel

I like and respect former Senator, soon-to-be-former Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, and I am sorry that...

November 24, 2014

ArtsBeat: New Broadway Musicals Off to Slow Start

The new musical comedy “Honeymoon in Vegas” had lukewarm ticket sales in its first preview performances;...

November 24, 2014

Israeli Police Arrest Arab Suspects in Two Jerusalem Stabbings of Jews

The police said they were investigating the stabbings as a possible terrorist attack that extended the spate...

November 24, 2014


Brown Family Attorney Benjamin Crump: Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement Coming Monday Evening

Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump: Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening

November 24, 2014

Watch: Cleveland Officials Respond to Police Shooting That Killed Preteen

Twelve-year-old boy with toy gun shot and killed after police responded to 911 call.

November 24, 2014

New York City Is Finalist for 2016 Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Committee narrowed its list of possible convention sites to three cities; the other...

November 24, 2014


Grand Jury Reaches a Decision in Michael Brown Shooting

An announcement is expected late Monday in the case of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed...

November 24, 2014

Who Will Replace Chuck Hagel?

Even before Chuck Hagel's resignation from the Defense Department became official, the names of a pair...

November 24, 2014

U.S. and Allies Extend Iran Nuclear Talks by 7 Months

Secretary of State John Kerry says “new ideas surfaced,” as a temporary agreement remains in place...

November 24, 2014


 

The Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Is In

The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting investigation has reportedly reached a decision on whether...

November 24, 2014

Chuck Hagel's Rise and Fall Had Nothing to Do With Foreign Policy

When I heard that Chuck Hagel was leaving as secretary of defense, I called someone close to the administration...

November 24, 2014

Pittsburgh: 'It's Better Than You Thought'

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/383053/bike-pittsburgh/

November 24, 2014


The Gospel of Rudy Giuliani

On Sunday, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani went on Meet the Press to discuss the killing of Michael...

November 24, 2014

Chuck Hagel Is Out at the Pentagon

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday after just under two years on the job. In an emotional...

November 24, 2014

The Origins of Aggressive Atheism

O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: It is a great furnace of wrath, a wide and bottomless...

November 24, 2014


 

Poll: Racial divide over charges

Americans are sharply divided along racial lines as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson...

November 24, 2014

Colosseum graffiti brings $24K fine

Got more money than sense and want to leave your mark on an ancient city? Authorities in Rome have the answer... ...

November 24, 2014

What if? ... Potential fates of Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson

Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will either continue to be a free man or will endure one of the most...

November 24, 2014


See rocket launch into space

Three new crew members are headed on a six-month voyage aboard the International Space Station.

November 24, 2014

Happy accident for comet probe?

It flew for 10 years, crossed millions of miles of space, bounced over the surface of a comet and returned...

November 24, 2014

Just married

Officer Darren Wilson recently married another member of the Ferguson Police Department, a source close...

November 24, 2014


 

Black Girls Stand a Better Chance in STEM

Little girls are often told they can be anything they want to be. Some dream of being astronauts or exploring...

November 24, 2014

The Ship Breakers

Modern steel-hulled ships are built to last for several decades at sea before repair becomes uneconomical....

November 24, 2014

Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?

With opposition to the new Common Core State Standards and the assessments linked to them reaching a fever...

November 24, 2014


Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano

Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his match in Janet Napolitano. And the University of California president...

November 24, 2014

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

If, as a great philosopher once said, "life's a bitch and then you die," what's the point of debating...

November 23, 2014

Garcetti's high-tech, innovation agenda faces old-school hurdles

With painted brick walls, exposed pipes and laptop workstations shaped like pingpong paddles, the workspace...

November 23, 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