California governor signs bill raising Hollywood tax credits

September 19, 2014

Begich Saves The Day For Obama's Amnesty Efforts

Alaska Democrat Mark Begich cast a critical vote to protect Barack Obama’s post-election amnesty...

September 19, 2014

Kondracke: Obama Has Two Years to Prove He's Not a Failed President

Roll Call Contributing Editor Morton Kondracke argued that President Barack Obama has two years “to...

September 18, 2014


developing: Florida shooting leaves at least 6 dead, report says

September 18, 2014

Media outlets: Shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities; details scarce

Media outlets are reporting that a shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities.

September 18, 2014

Watts' Man Claims Police Threats--But the Audio Tape Says Otherwise

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts' partner, Brian Lucas, has taken to social media to criticize...

September 18, 2014


First Bowling Alone, Now Vaulting Together

Whether in admiring ways (from Tocqueville to Frank Capra) or disparaging / mocking (from Babbitt onward),...

September 19, 2014

Microsoft Wants Minecraft To Make It Cool. Good Luck.

Microsoft rattled the gaming world this week when it announced it would spend $2.5 billion to acquire...

September 18, 2014

Vaulting to Great Heights in Allentown

The Parkettes. It sounds like a 60s girl band, but it’s not. If you’ve dipped into the world of gymnastics...

September 18, 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...

September 19, 2014

Fear of Ebola Drives Mob to Kill Officials in Guinea

Eight people were killed near a remote village in Guinea after a rock-hurling mob attacked them, claiming...

September 19, 2014

Police: Man Shoots Woman, 6 Children in Murder-Suicide

The incident took place in the family's home in Gilchrist County.

September 19, 2014


Gov. Brown signs bill giving cities control over massage businesses

Cities will have more authority to crack down on illicit massage parlors under a new law signed by Gov....

September 19, 2014

Cuomo Presses Legislative Candidates to Back Women’s Equality Act

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York urged candidates to sign a pledge backing his 10-point plan, which would...

September 19, 2014

Multiple Shooting Deaths Reported in North Fla.

Media outlets: Shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities; details scarce

September 18, 2014


Senate Approves ISIS Bill, Avoiding Bigger War Debate

After approving aid for Syrian rebels, senators left for the fall campaign, leaving a broader debate...

September 18, 2014

On Road to Scotland’s Referendum, Big Gambles and Fateful Steps

In the mid-1990s one in four Scots voted for the nationalists, compared with more than 40 percent who supported...

September 18, 2014

Watch: Australia Thwarts ISIS Terror Plot; Man Arrested for Arson in CA's King Fire

Australia police foil an alleged terror plot, Scots head to the polls for independence vote, and police...

September 18, 2014


DealBook: Alibaba Raises $21.8 Billion in Initial Public Offering

The Chinese Internet juggernaut priced its shares at $68 each, which will help make the initial stock...

September 18, 2014

Common ground in Washington? One GOP senator is optimistic.

A Republican takeover of the Senate would get President Obama to come to the table on key issues, says...

September 18, 2014

News: The Scottish Independence Referendum: Live Updates on the Vote

Dispatches from New York Times reporters in Britain, with social media reports and observations from...

September 18, 2014


Democrat drops his endorsement of GOP's Knight in congressional race

Adding to events that have buffeted state Sen. Stephen Knight's campaign for Congress in recent days,...

September 18, 2014

Murder Suspect Wears 'Crime Pays' T-Shirt to Court

Murder suspect wears 'Crime Pays' T-shirt to court; judge wants to know if it was jail-issued

September 18, 2014

Larry Ellison Says He Is Done as Chief at Oracle

The top job at the database giant will be shared by Mark V. Hurd, now co-president, and Safra Catz, who is co-president...

September 18, 2014


Why Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across...

September 18, 2014

California's King Fire

In a California canyon 60 miles east of Sacramento, the King Fire started about five days ago, and has since...

September 18, 2014

Obamacare Dropout: MN Insurer Hit by Money Woes

The top insurance company in Minnesota's Obamacare state health exchange is dropping out, citing financial...

September 18, 2014


University Reverses to Allow Team's Cross Decals

The Arkansas State University football team can celebrate a major victory for free speech and religious...

September 18, 2014

Tortured in Ukraine: Christians Living a Nightmare

On top of living in a dangerous war zone, Christians in Ukraine are also facing persecution from pro-Russian...

September 18, 2014

Full Recovery Expected for Ebola-Stricken US Doc

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say American missionary Rick Sacra is expected to make a full recovery...

September 18, 2014


The New Teachers' Aides: Superman and Iron Man

As a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near Boston, I’m not too proud to admit...

September 17, 2014

Scotland's Big Decision

Tomorrow, legal residents of Scotland, ages 16 and older, will be voting in a referendum to decide their...

September 17, 2014

US Ebola Survivor: Virus a 'Fire from Pit of Hell'

Dr. Kent Brantly, an American survivor of Ebola, told a Senate panel that it's only a matter of time...

September 17, 2014


Watchdog: Obamacare Site Still Puts Users at Risk

The Obamacare website still has major security flaws that put users' private information at risk, according...

September 17, 2014

NFL Reportedly Tells QB to Remove Jesus Shirt

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was told to remove his "Know Jesus, Know Peace" t-shirt before...

September 17, 2014

'Apocalyptic' Weather Devastates Southwest US

Wildfires and flooding are devastating the Southwest, causing dangerous conditions for millions and forcing...

September 17, 2014


'7th Heaven' stars: Where are they now?

"7th Heaven" ended its run seven years ago, but the show's stars are still like family.

September 19, 2014

Obama signs order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts...

September 18, 2014

Wildfires rage in Oregon, California

September 18, 2014


Photos: Voting

September 18, 2014

Trooper shooting

Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country stood at attention outside a Pennsylvania...

September 18, 2014

It's time to get your flu shot

Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

September 18, 2014


How to campaign without campaigning

Presidential hopefuls hit the road in early primary states--all under the guise of campaigning for other...

September 18, 2014

Photos: Get to know bonny Scotland

"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air -- the air was crisp and clean and just seemed...

September 18, 2014

Miley Cyrus flag stunt condemned

Miley Cyrus came to Mexico "like a wrecking ball" -- to quote her hit song -- offending fans at Monterrey...

September 18, 2014


Obama's post-cowboy policy

Sally Kohn says America tried "Cowboy Adventurism" as a foreign policy strategy; it failed. So why try it again? ...

September 18, 2014

NFL player head-butted wife, police say

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection...

September 18, 2014

Joan Rivers doctor

The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month...

September 18, 2014


'7th Heaven' stars: Where are they now?

"7th Heaven" ended its run seven years ago, but the show's stars are still like family.

September 19, 2014

Obama signs order to fight superbugs

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts...

September 18, 2014

Wildfires rage in Oregon, California

September 18, 2014


Photos: Voting

September 18, 2014

Trooper shooting

Hundreds of state troopers and police from throughout the country stood at attention outside a Pennsylvania...

September 18, 2014

It's time to get your flu shot

Flu season is about to begin: Get your flu shot now.

September 18, 2014


How to campaign without campaigning

Presidential hopefuls hit the road in early primary states--all under the guise of campaigning for other...

September 18, 2014

Photos: Get to know bonny Scotland

"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air -- the air was crisp and clean and just seemed...

September 18, 2014

Miley Cyrus flag stunt condemned

Miley Cyrus came to Mexico "like a wrecking ball" -- to quote her hit song -- offending fans at Monterrey...

September 18, 2014


Obama's post-cowboy policy

Sally Kohn says America tried "Cowboy Adventurism" as a foreign policy strategy; it failed. So why try it again? ...

September 18, 2014

NFL player head-butted wife, police say

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection...

September 18, 2014

Joan Rivers doctor

The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month...

September 18, 2014


Military: U.S. ready for a Syria strike

For weeks, intelligence and military targeting specialists have been working around the clock on a list...

September 18, 2014

Interning Is the New Volunteering

Whitney Holmes was the program coordinator at the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance National Headquarters...

September 18, 2014

An entire city in one building?

Ambitious plans for a "city in the city" skyscraper that could house apartments, offices, shops and parks...

September 18, 2014