West Hollywood Halloween Carnival Raises the Undead

In a city already known for its flamboyancy, Friday night West Hollywood will be adding another proverbial...

October 31, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Dow closes at all-time high of 17,390

October 31, 2014

Democrats Send 'Creepy Mailer' Before Halloween: We'll Know if You Didn't Vote!

Both the New York State and Connecticut Democratic Committees are threatening people into voting on Tuesday...

October 31, 2014


Nunn Heckled At Campaign Stop

Georgia Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn is keeping her campaign stops discreet to avoid scrutiny,...

October 31, 2014

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashes, at least one pilot reported killed

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket crashed during a test flight over the Mojave Desert...

October 31, 2014

With School Ban Nearing End, New York City Works on How and When to Allow Cellphones

In an era when many parents want constant access to their children and students live in a digital social...

October 31, 2014

Florida A&M Band Member Is Convicted in Hazing Death

The ringleader of a brutal gantlet-running ritual was held responsible for the death of Robert Champion.

October 31, 2014

Kirk Cameron Tells Christians to Use Halloween to Evangelize; Pastor Robert Jeffress Disagrees

Kirk Cameron recently urged Christians to host Halloween parties in order to spread the Word of God,...

October 31, 2014


Art Review: Celebrating Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

“Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power” is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence...

October 31, 2014

Crowds Jeer Eric Frein, Suspect in Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper

Mr. Frein, who had been a fugitive in the Pocono Mountains for weeks, appeared in court and was accused...

October 31, 2014

$2.25 Million Settlement for Family of Rikers Inmate Who Died in Hot Cell

The death of Jerome Murdough, a homeless veteran held in a mental health unit, provoked public outrage...

October 31, 2014


New York City’s Top Uniformed Police Officer Resigns

Philip Banks III, the chief of department, resigned just days before he was to be promoted to become...

October 31, 2014

Ford's Next F-150 Sees Strong Interest

Ford Motor said it is encouraged by data it has collected on the initial interest in the updated version...

October 31, 2014

Syrian Photographer’s Record of Deaths Generates Outrage, but Little Action

A celebrated defector is no longer optimistic that the United States has the will to stop the abuses...

October 31, 2014


More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says

More than a year ago, council members Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge called on Los Angeles officials...

October 31, 2014

10 Creative Careers That Rely on Science and Math

You probably know someone working in science: People in STEM fields accounted for about 6 percent of American...

October 31, 2014

Photos of the Week: 10/25-10/31

This week we have Halloween photos, protests in Hungary, Hong Kong, and Israel, the World Beard and Mustache...

October 31, 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

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


SpaceShipTwo

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October 31, 2014

Opinion: The truth about spaceships

Meg Urry says the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two is a reminder that rocket science is difficult. ...

October 31, 2014

Rangel's remarks you must hear

LZ Granderson responds to Rep. Charlie Rangel claim that some Republicans "believe that slavery isn't...

October 31, 2014


Canada: No Ebola hot-spot visas

Canada will stop processing visa applications from foreign nationals who have visited West African nations...

October 31, 2014

Joe Biden: Senate tie-breaker?

For Joe Biden, an evenly divided Senate would be a BFD.

October 31, 2014

Poll: Tight race in Iowa

Republican Joni Ernst has a small lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in Iowa's Senate race, a new CNN/ORC...

October 31, 2014