Police: Al-Shabab Militants Kill 28 in Kenya Bus

Al-Shabab militants from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after...

November 22, 2014

Amid Uproar, Cosby Gets Standing Ovations at Florida Show

Despite a small protest outside a theater at Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Fla., Bill Cosby...

November 22, 2014

In Zimbabwe’s Succession Battle, Mugabe Pulls the Strings

President Robert Mugabe is presiding over — and possibly choreographing — an increasingly fierce...

November 22, 2014


DealBook: New York Fed Is Criticized on Oversight

“Is the Federal Reserve up to the task of regulating financial institutions that are so large and complex?”...

November 22, 2014

Elite Law Firms Lift Bonuses

Three big law firms, Simpson Thacher, Paul Weiss and Clearly Gottlieb, are raising year-end bonuses for associate...

November 22, 2014

At Sotheby’s Interiors Auction, an Intimate Portrait of an Heiress

At Friday’s auction of pieces once owned by the late heiress Bunny Mellon, there were chairs galore,...

November 22, 2014


Public Housing Patrols Can Mean Safety or Danger

The fatal shooting of a Brooklyn man by a police officer underscores the dangers of vertical patrols...

November 22, 2014

G.M. ‘Bullied’ Manufacturer Over Poorly Designed Part, Email Says

The email between employees of Delphi, the manufacturer, discussed pressure from a G.M. engineer over...

November 22, 2014

Columbia Will Take Look at Football Team’s Futility

With the team on a 20-game losing streak, President Lee C. Bollinger ordered a comprehensive review of the football...

November 22, 2014


 

Ted Cruz: Confused About Cicero

For better than two millennia, politicians have invoked classical Greek and Roman literature to construct,...

November 21, 2014

The House Republicans Finally Sued Obama

How did House Republicans respond to President Obama's speech announcing his decision to circumvent Congress...

November 21, 2014

A New Vocabulary for American Towns

Here are three words, a verb, a noun, and an adjective, which have caught our ears as we’ve traveled...

November 21, 2014


What Obama's Immigration Action Actually Does

The broad executive action on immigration that President Obama announced on Thursday night could shield...

November 21, 2014

Ferguson Protests Are Coming to Your City

On Wednesday evening in Ferguson, Missouri, a number of protesters gathered outside the police station...

November 20, 2014

 

Dozens killed in Kenya bus raid

Armed men ambushed a bus at dawn in northeastern Kenya and killed nearly half of the 60 people aboard,...

November 22, 2014

After snow, flooding?

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw...

November 22, 2014

Shooter was isolated, mentally deteriorating

Adam Lanza had not left his room for three months before the massacre. He was anorexic when he died,...

November 22, 2014


Host recalls talk with Lanza

Radio show host John Zerzan recounts the chilling call that is believed to be the Adam Lanza in 2011. ...

November 22, 2014

Celebs brought down by scandal

Bill Cosby is just the latest star whose reputation has been tarnished by scandal. CNN's Dan Simon explains. ...

November 22, 2014

College covering up rape claims?

Police investigate claims of a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia. Joe Johns reports there's...

November 22, 2014


 

EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

November 22, 2014

Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many students

President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred...

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

For Most Startup Entrepreneurs, College Isn't That Bad of an Idea

In May 2011, PayPal co-founder and tech mogul Peter Thiel proposed a radical concept. Through his Thiel...

November 20, 2014

Living in War-Torn Syria

For more than three years now, Syrians have endured the loss and hardship caused by a protracted civil...

November 20, 2014