Tell the Truth About What Russia Is Doing

Wesley Clark, The GuardianAs the Ukraine crisis has intensified over the past six months, Russia has been...

September 2, 2014

Nude Pics & the Struggle With Chivalry

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist...

September 2, 2014

Why Some Are More Equal Than Others

Jedediah Purdy, The Daily BeastAmericans pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all. But some...

September 2, 2014


Reid's Anti-Koch Crusade Eats Up Senate Time

Byron York, DC ExaminerIf you're sick of cynicism in politics, you might want to avert your eyes from...

September 2, 2014

Residency Issue Comes to the Fore in Key Races

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCPLouisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents...

September 2, 2014

Atheist Call to Abort Disabled Is Doomed

Naomi Schaefer Riley, NY Post...

September 1, 2014


Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' TweetNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthRick Perry's verified account...

September 2, 2014

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails” - CBS Local

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”CBS LocalNORTH TEXAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Governor...

September 1, 2014

Rick Perry takes back tweet - KSAT San Antonio

KSAT San AntonioRick Perry takes back tweetKSAT San AntonioTexas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account...

September 1, 2014


NTSB issues report in Ohio crash that killed 4 - WCHS-TV8

NTSB issues report in Ohio crash that killed 4WCHS-TV8CLEVELAND (AP) -- A National Transportation Safety...

September 2, 2014

Groom charged in brawl during wedding cruise, authorities say - CTV News

CTV NewsGroom charged in brawl during wedding cruise, authorities sayCTV NewsPITTSBURGH — A groom became...

September 2, 2014

Florida-bound Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute - Reuters

Fox NewsFlorida-bound Delta flight diverted over reclining seat disputeReuters(Reuters) - An argument...

September 2, 2014


School Bus Crash Sends A Dozen Children To Texas Hospitals - KWTX

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthSchool Bus Crash Sends A Dozen Children To Texas HospitalsKWTXWAXAHACHIE (September...

September 2, 2014

Bezos taps Fred Ryan as Washington Post publisher - USA TODAY

USA TODAYBezos taps Fred Ryan as Washington Post publisherUSA TODAYIn the first major management change...

September 2, 2014

Chris Brown pleads guilty in DC assault case, avoids more jail time - Los Angeles Times

ABC NewsChris Brown pleads guilty in DC assault case, avoids more jail timeLos Angeles TimesChris Brown,...

September 2, 2014


Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets - seattlepi.com

San Francisco ChronicleInfamous speed trap town investigated over ticketsseattlepi.comWALDO, Fla. (AP)...

September 2, 2014

Bank robber fits description of 'AK-47 bandit' who shot officer: cops - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBank robber fits description of 'AK-47 bandit' who shot officer: copsNew York...

September 2, 2014

Texas voter ID law heads to trial in US court - Reuters

ReutersTexas voter ID law heads to trial in US courtReuters(Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas will hear...

September 2, 2014


Governors' Races Are Turning the National Political Map Upside Down

Democrats are bullish about their opportunity to win the governor's mansion in Kansas. Republicans have...

September 2, 2014

Violence Among the Amish

Mostly, they came at night. Two or three people would hold down the victims, who were often elderly,...

September 2, 2014

Which States' Kids Miss the Most School?

September is upon us, and American kids are filling up their backpacks. But lots of kids won't be going...

September 2, 2014


Border Issue">

Border Issue">Perry Stands Like a Rock (Only Dumber) on Border Issue

Rick Perry is making a grand stand at the Texas-Mexico border. In fact, on the ... Oops can't figure...

September 2, 2014

Border militia confronts bat researchers"> Border militia confronts bat researchers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not endorse or support any private group or organization to take...

September 2, 2014

Border Energy">IGS Energy buys Powell-based Border Energy

IGS Energy has reached an agreement to buy local rival Border Energy, the latest in ... which is extremely...

September 2, 2014


Border?">The Burger King Deal: What Happens If Your Job Moves Across The Border?

... has dozens of employees on both sides of the border and has annual sales in the millions in both...

September 2, 2014

border policy causes problems for Guard troops">Perry's border policy causes problems for Guard troops

The humanitarian crisis along the U.S./Mexico border has moved from the front page for a couple of reasons....

September 2, 2014

Global Entry and Nexus Passes: What You Need to Know to Keep Them Valid

If you are registered into the Nexus program, your pass will allow you to cross the Canadian or U.S....

September 2, 2014


Make Your Own Senate Forecast

Control of the Senate is up for grabs in this year’s midterm elections. The Upshot created a statistical...

September 2, 2014

Iran Unfetters Cellphones, and the Pictures Start Flowing

Iranians can now do what people around the world have long done without thinking — easily send and receive...

September 2, 2014

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targets Shabab Leader

Somali and American officials said Tuesday that the leader of the Shabab, the Somali militant group that...

September 2, 2014


Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

Months after ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, the justices will hear arguments on whether Arkansas may prohibit...

September 2, 2014

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?

America hates teachers. That's not exactly the thesis of Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars, but her account...

September 2, 2014

Publisher of The Washington Post Will Resign

Katharine Weymouth, the publisher for seven years, will be replaced by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founder...

September 2, 2014


Yes, Skipping School Correlates With Low Test Scores—Now What?

In a new report, researchers say they found a link between higher rates of student absenteeism and lower...

September 2, 2014

DealBook: Moelis & Co. Hires Cantor, Ex-House Majority Leader, as Vice Chairman

Eric Cantor, who suffered a surprising electoral defeat this year, will be joining Moelis & Company as vice...

September 2, 2014

More Than 30 Teenagers Escape from Tennessee Detention Center

The teenagers crawled under a weak spot in the fence at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville....

September 2, 2014


More Than 30 Teens Escape From Detention Center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early...

September 2, 2014

City Room: New York Today: September Heat

What you need to know for Tuesday: sweltering weather, Penn Station upgrades its bleak dining options,...

September 2, 2014

Bits Blog: Uber Service Banned Across Germany by Frankfurt Court

The injunction will stand until the court holds a hearing later this year. Uber said it would continue...

September 2, 2014


A Rabbi’s ‘Spiritual Playground’ Extends to the Surf

Rabbi Hanniel Levenson found an unusual way to minister to preteens this summer in the Hamptons: He started...

September 2, 2014

On Sidelines, Researchers See C.E.O.s

A new study by researchers at Vanderbilt found that college coaches who command robust salaries are worth...

September 2, 2014

U.S. Troops Take Action On Militants In Somalia

Officials would not say where the operation, against a “senior operative” in the Shabab, took place...

September 2, 2014


Ebola Outbreaks Unrelated In West Africa And Democratic Republic Of Congo"> Ebola Outbreaks Unrelated In West Africa And Democratic Republic Of Congo

If there can be any good news coming out of the African continent regarding this year's Ebola outbreaks,...

September 2, 2014

Outbreak of the Ebola virus in Congo has killed 31 people, says WHO"> Outbreak of the Ebola virus in Congo has killed 31 people, says WHO

The government announced on 25 August that the DRC was facing its seventh Ebola outbreak since the disease...

September 2, 2014

Ebola Outbreak: Worldwide Most Probable Spreading Routes">2014 Ebola Outbreak: Worldwide Most Probable Spreading Routes

2014 Ebola Outbreak: Worldwide Most Probable Spreading Routes (hu-berlin.de). 2 points by spountzy 57 minutes...

September 2, 2014


Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza Strip - Egypt SIS (press release)

Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza StripEgypt SIS (press release)Social Solidarity Minister...

September 2, 2014

Gaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm Hamas - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisIsrael calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm HamasDaily...

September 1, 2014


Israel calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militants - Toronto Star

Toronto StarIsrael calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militantsToronto Star“This...

August 31, 2014

Gaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report Says - Latin Post

Latin PostGaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report SaysLatin PostGAZA...

August 31, 2014

Israel calls for regional powers to join in rebuilding Gaza Strip - CTV News

CTV NewsIsrael calls for regional powers to join in rebuilding Gaza StripCTV NewsJERUSALEM -- Israel...

August 31, 2014


Baby gives thumbs-up in ultrasound photo

A baby is already a viral sensation and hasn't even born yet. And It's all because of a gesture in an ultrasound...

September 2, 2014

Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast.        

September 2, 2014

Kremlin says Putin's 'I can take Kiev' remark misquoted

EU president criticized for allegedly breaching diplomatic rules by relating a private conversation.        

September 2, 2014


Ex-House leader Eric Cantor joins Wall Street firm

Cantor, who left Congress last month, joins Moelis & Company as vice chairman.        

September 2, 2014

Thrillist ranks Oregon beer No. 1 in quality, quantity

Thrillist released its list, ranking all fifty states, and Oregon came out on top.        

September 2, 2014

5 things you need to know Tuesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 2, 2014


Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to media, ask for government help        

September 1, 2014

Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.        

September 1, 2014

Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festival

Obama touts jobs numbers at Milwaukee labor festival        

September 1, 2014


Mom, three kids among Colo. plane crash victims

THE NTSB and FAA are launching an investigation into the crash.        

September 1, 2014

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

Islamic State group becomes Arab satire target        

September 1, 2014

Report: 21 states don't meet emergency prep standards for kids

A new report judges states based on their regulations of emergency preparedness programs in schools and childcares.        

September 1, 2014


Deadly shootings rock NYC holiday parade route

Hours before New York City's West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings...

September 1, 2014

Cross at Indiana state park prompts atheist protest

State deciding if wood carving can remain in park dedicated to veterans.        

September 1, 2014

How Chinese millionaires are buying their way out of China

There's a going trend among China's richest to use their wealth to live abroad by buying investment visas.        

September 1, 2014


TOP DOG NO MORE CEO resigns after puppy-kicking scandal

FLASHBACK: Fury unleashed at CEO after video shows him kicking pal's puppyVIDEO: Mysterious woman steals...

September 2, 2014

Wounded Marine prepares for London Invictus Games

September 2, 2014

'24' movie still happening?

September 2, 2014


Obama calls for minimum wage hike on Labor Day - Biden says union workers deserve 'fair share' - VIDEO: Unions demand minimum wage hike

September 2, 2014

Wacky Kickstarter foods

September 2, 2014

Obama calls for minimum wage hike on Labor Day - Biden says union workers deserve 'fair share'

September 2, 2014


Cantor joins boutique Wall Street investment bank

September 2, 2014

Syria rebels clash with Assad forces in Golan Heights - Rebels issue demands in exchange for release of Fijian peacekeepers

September 2, 2014

NYC West Indian Day Parade marred by deadly shooting before festivities

September 2, 2014


TARGETING EXTREMISTS US conducts operation against al-Shabaab

Britain's Cameron asks for tough anti-terrorism laws to defeat extremismVIDEO: Lawmakers blast Obama's...

September 2, 2014

Cuba gets tough with tourists bringing in goods

September 2, 2014

Man accidentally shoots self during traffic stop

September 1, 2014


Americans held in N. Korea call situation 'urgent' - South Korea says North fires new projectile into sea

September 1, 2014

Labor Day brings focus to declining union membership - Biden says union workers deserve 'fair share'

September 1, 2014

WHO says Senegal Ebola case a 'top priority' - Some US schools to screen for Ebola

September 1, 2014