AirAsia's Brash CEO Now Searches for Right Words

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes, who has long craved the spotlight, now searches for right words

December 29, 2014

Key Developments in Police-Communities Tension

Key developments in tension between police, communities after high-profile deaths of blacks

December 29, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: Before the Chinese Year of the Sheep, a Bulge in Births

Parts of China have seen full maternity wards, as parents try to take advantage of the auspicious Year...

December 29, 2014


On Pro Football: With Fate Uncertain, Rex Ryan Says He’s ‘Not Afraid of Anything’

Until he is told otherwise, Ryan is still the Jets’ coach. That was how he approached Sunday’s game...

December 29, 2014

Kilinochchi Journal: Postwar Sri Lanka’s Awkward Peace

The Sinhalese of the victorious south happily tour the war-ravaged north, where some of the defeated...

December 29, 2014

Colleges Often Entice Top Prospects by Recruiting Their Mentors, Too

Despite raising some eyebrows, N.C.A.A. rules allow basketball coaches to hire a recruit’s relative...

December 29, 2014


Building a Park to Span a Divide in Washington

Turning a disused bridge into a public park could link some of the district’s tourist-oriented neighborhoods...

December 29, 2014

‘Monster Strike’ Gives Former Social Media Giant Mixi a Second Act

Mixi was a once-dominant social network that Facebook had driven to the edge of collapse — and then...

December 29, 2014

After Christmas Sales 2014: Best Deals From Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart

The day after Christmas is one of the days when savvy shoppers choose to shop for items at deep discounts....

December 29, 2014


 

My Story on 'Chickenhawk Nation' Is Now Online and In Print

Several times this past fall, I've mentioned that I was concentrating on a big project for the magazine...

December 29, 2014

How Gary Hart Tried to Change Military History

In his January/February Atlantic cover story, James Fallows writes about politicians' reluctance to reform...

December 29, 2014

NYPD Commissioner Says Snubbing Mayor de Blasio Was 'Inappropriate'

A day after hundreds of NYPD officers, in an act of defiance, turned their back on New York City Mayor...

December 28, 2014


Black-on-Black Racism: The Hazards of Implicit Bias

In his year-end press conference, President Obama was asked about the state of black America. He responded...

December 26, 2014

A Very Tamale Non-Christmas

I have a secret skill I’ve honed over the past decade: I am an expert tamale dough maker. This may be surprising,...

December 25, 2014

In Defense of Christmas-and-Easter Christians

This Christmas Eve, among the beautiful poinsettias, familiar carols, and nativity scenes across America,...

December 24, 2014


 

Ferry fire

Hundreds of desperate passengers are enduring freezing conditions on a stricken ferry that has been burning...

December 29, 2014

Pilot's request </br>to change altitude was denied

Plane was over shipping area 18 children were aboard AirAsia jet Airline met relatives FULL STORY

December 29, 2014

Obama: Longest U.S. war is over

Thirteen years and more than 2,000 American casualties after it began, the war in Afghanistan will conclude...

December 29, 2014


Like MH370?

A Malaysia-based airliner vanishes over the waters of a Southeast Asia ocean. There's no distress call,...

December 29, 2014

Airbus A320: Global workhorse

Much has been said about the rivalry between Airbus and Boeing and the Airbus A320 features prominently...

December 29, 2014

Timeline

The search for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 continues with few clues to go on. Searchers are focusing...

December 29, 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...

December 29, 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...

December 29, 2014

City Council panel backs away from GMO ban it previously supported

Three days before Los Angeles lawmakers voted on a proposal to ban genetically modified crops, the world's...

December 29, 2014


Consumer advocate focuses his energies on revamping Prop. 13

Lenny Goldberg has been trying to revamp Proposition 13 for nearly 40 years. And for nearly 40 years,...

December 29, 2014

Adjusting College Rankings for Rape

The Princeton Review ranks the country’s top colleges for drinking beer or smoking pot, and lists which...

December 26, 2014

Ten Years Since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

On this day, ten years ago, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake struck beneath the Indian Ocean near Indonesia,...

December 26, 2014


Do Diversity Initiatives Indirectly Discriminate Against Asian Americas?

While discrimination by colleges is hardly a new controversy, a series of legal cases in the past several...

December 26, 2014

Is This the End of The Magic School Bus</em> Era?

I recently came across a copy of a relic from my childhood: The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body....

December 24, 2014

American Students Who Struggle With English Outnumber Kids Born Abroad

Being born in the United States does not guarantee proficiency in English. Maybe you knew this, maybe...

December 24, 2014