Celebrity Leftists Split Over 'Stupid Israel'

Two of Britain's most high profile Jewish actresses have taken to the media to express their views on the state...

October 31, 2014

Report: UK Foreign Aid 'Encouraging Corruption'

Taxpayers' money is funding corruption in foreign countries, a damning report has revealed. The Independent...

October 31, 2014

Country Full of Fears Ahead of Midterm Elections

As President Obama's approval ratings continue to fall and scandals and troubles mount for the country,...

October 31, 2014


CONTROVERSIAL LESSON Ex-Marine banned from school over Islam teaching

October 31, 2014

Madison Bumgarner and the American Way

Fans tuning-in to Game Seven of the World Series witnessed an astronomical phenomenon as much as a sporting...

October 31, 2014

Huffington Post Falsely Smears Scott Brown over NH Geography, Hasn't Apologized

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — The Huffington Post hasn’t apologized for the brazen error, but the left-wing...

October 31, 2014


Landrieu: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans'

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) blamed the president’s lack of popularity in the South in part on the fact...

October 31, 2014

Burkina Faso Leader Counters Calls for Resignation With Offer of Talks

In a statement, President Blaise Compaoré said he would not heed demonstrators’ demands, instead offering...

October 31, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Favorite New Haunt

Friday: Ghost tourism in Brooklyn, a cloudy day, and it’s Halloween.

October 31, 2014

Not That Kind of Republican

BOULDER, Colo.—In the tiny storefront that houses the Boulder County Republicans, the air is thick...

October 31, 2014


Full Episode: WN 10/30: FBI Most Wanted Eric Frein Arrested

Plane crash at Wichita airport kills at least 4, including the pilot; Kaci Hickox and the state of Maine...

October 31, 2014

Former Android Leader Leaving Google

Andy Rubin, co-founder and former leader of Google Inc.’s Android mobile business and the current head...

October 31, 2014

Archive Dive: Halloween Candy Has Gotten Cheaper

A comparison of prices from a 1964 newspaper ad and from the same supermarket chain today yields some...

October 31, 2014


Obama's Midterm Losses May Make History

Stuart Rothenberg, Roll CallPresident Barack Obama is about to do what no president has done in the past...

October 31, 2014

DealBook: Investigation Causes Citigroup to Cut Profit

Citigroup says it has to cut its third-quarter earnings because of a $600 million increase in legal expenses....

October 31, 2014

DealBook: Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit for Stockton, Calif.

The judge rejected arguments that the city’s plan unfairly discriminated among creditors by shielding...

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 31, 2014

Once seen as a major race, campaign for controller is now a snoozer

The campaign for state controller, the job responsible for paying the state's bills, was expected to be one of the year's...

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

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


The week in 34 photos

October 31, 2014

Chewing the fat on the rubber-chicken circuit

Why did nearly 1,000 Iowans pay $100-a-pop to chew wilted salads and poke at dried-out chicken breast...

October 31, 2014

Blazing barrels: Festivals of fire

They've been doing it for centuries, but that doesn't make carrying barrels of fire through English towns...

October 31, 2014


Who's in control in Burkina Faso?

The President of Burkina Faso pledged to stay in power until a new leader is democratically elected,...

October 31, 2014

'Lady Ganga'

"I had to film her death," Frederic Lumiere says softly. "In the film, I'm behind the camera, and you can hear...

October 31, 2014

Quarantine: Weighing freedom vs. fear

Maine's plan to impose a mandatory quarantine on nurse Kaci Hickox highlights an individual liberty versus...

October 31, 2014