Bang & Olufsen Sounds Profit Warning

Danish high-end consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen has cut its earnings guidance for the current...

December 22, 2014

Sony Aims to Release 'The Interview,' but How?

The aborted release of “The Interview” has led to follow-up questions for Sony Pictures Entertainment,...

December 22, 2014

Pharmacy Deal Heralds Changed Landscape for Hepatitis Drugs

Express Scripts, the nation’s largest manager of prescriptions, has negotiated a “significant discount”...

December 22, 2014


Giants 37, Rams 27: Odell Beckham Jr. Stars in Win Over St. Louis

Most of the news was good for the Giants, who got help from a turnover-prone St. Louis offense in the first...

December 22, 2014

The Duck That Roared

E.J. Dionne, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- Politics in a democracy is a team sport that leans heavily...

December 22, 2014

Obama's Still in Charge & Also Still Failing

Jonathan Tobin, Commentary...

December 22, 2014


On Pro Football: Rivals Shake Hands, and One Shakes Head

Rex Ryan, in perhaps his final home game as the Jets’ coach, fell short once more against Patriots...

December 22, 2014

Winston Is Cleared in Hearing Over Student’s Rape Accusation

Major B. Harding, who presided over the hearing, involving a 2012 rape accusation, ruled that the evidence...

December 22, 2014

In 2008 Mumbai Killings, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle

An investigation into how American, British and Indian agencies failed to pull together intelligence...

December 22, 2014


 

Despite Tragedy, Police Deaths Have Been Trending Down

As officials continue to investigate yesterday's tragic killing of two NYPD officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael...

December 22, 2014

Obama: North Korea Hack 'Cybervandalism,' Not An Act of War

For as outspoken as President Barack Obama has been about the gravity of North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures,...

December 21, 2014

When Kids Stop Believing in Santa

Earlier this week, a woman wrote in to Slate's Dear Prudence advice chat asking whether it's considered...

December 21, 2014


U.S. Releases Four Afghan Detainees From Guantanamo

Four Afghans who were held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay were...

December 20, 2014

The Audacity of Scolding Sony

The accepted story of President Obama in the six weeks since the November elections is that he's been...

December 19, 2014

Sean Penn on Sony Pulling "The Interview": This Sends ISIS an "Invitation"

Actor and activist Sean Penn, no surprise, has some thoughts about the Sony hacking and the movie studio's...

December 19, 2014


 

Gift idea: Unlimited legroom

What could be better than experiencing the comfort and reclining pleasure of an airline seat than replicating...

December 22, 2014

Soledad: What my mother left behind

What dare I think about Cuba?

December 22, 2014

ISIS: Slavery, beheadings in our religion

Juergen Todenhoefer's journey was a tough one: dangerous, but also eye-opening. The author traveled deep...

December 22, 2014


Warning to NYPD came too late

The day ended with two slain New York police officers. But it started, investigators say, when Ismaaiyl...

December 22, 2014

Cops turn backs on NYC mayor

Angry NYPD officers turned their backs on Mayor de Blasio as he entered the hospital where two officers...

December 22, 2014

FSU clears Jameis Winston

Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared by a school panel that considered...

December 22, 2014


 

A Rural High School with a 21st Century Outlook

I visited Winters High School in Winters, CA on a whiplash rainy day in early December. The so-called...

December 20, 2014

The Problem With Praising Famous Scientists

In 1911, Albert Einstein penned a letter to Marie Curie in which he told her to stay strong in the face...

December 20, 2014

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014


Time's Up for 'Timeout'

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors...

December 19, 2014

Photos of the Week: 12/13-12/19

This week we have Santa Claus on a zip line in Brazil, a replica White House in Erbil, Iraq, freezing...

December 19, 2014

Orange Is the New Class

The show is as riveting as it is enlightening, humorous as it is dark. From its raw lesbianism and gnawing...

December 19, 2014


Students Are Bankrolling Public Colleges Now More Than Ever Before

Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most...

December 18, 2014

Mythbusters: Teaching Through Wonder—and Failure

When I set out to write about unconventional educators, the first person on my wish list was Adam Savage....

December 18, 2014

Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic Magazine just announce the winners of this year's photo contest. The Grand Prize...

December 18, 2014