U.S. Officials Chase Fake Goods Online

ICE and U.S. Customs agents are trying to crack down on counterfeit goods, but that trade has moved online...

November 29, 2014

Wal-Mart and Target Take Fight to Amazon

Wal-Mart and Target are becoming more aggressive in pricing and selling goods on the Web after losing...

November 29, 2014

N.F.L.’s Rice Wins Reinstatement In Arbitration

A former federal judge sided with Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back who was penalized...

November 29, 2014


Ohio State Walk-On Is Missing

A football player and wrestler has not been seen since Wednesday morning.

November 29, 2014

On Black Friday, Walmart Is Pressed for Wage Increases

Thousands descended on Walmarts across the country on one of the busiest shopping days of the year to protest...

November 28, 2014

Vows: Stephen Bogart and Carla Soviero Are Wed.

Humphrey Bogart’s son and his longtime friend finally find the time is right for marriage.

November 28, 2014


Christian Chibok Schoolgirl Who Escaped Boko Haram Recalls Attack; Prays That Militants Will Find God and Renounce Violence

An 18-year-old Christian Nigerian schoolgirl who escaped during terror group Boko Haram's attack on the village...

November 28, 2014

The $1 Million McMass Project: First Ever McDonald's Church May Increase Attendance (Video)

Churchgoers could soon have the option of gorging on a Bic Mac and hearing the Gospel in the same establishment,...

November 28, 2014

The Rise of Daddy Daycare

What scene comes to mind when you envision a dad left in charge of his kids for the day? Is it a room...

November 28, 2014


 

Protesting Black Friday for Michael Brown

As millions of shoppers across the country marched to stores in search of post-Thanksgiving deals, demonstrators...

November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving in the Dust Bowl

Through the 1930s, a woman named Caroline Henderson wrote a popular series of articles for The Atlantic...

November 28, 2014

The Fading Spectacle of Black Friday

BlackFridayDeathCount.com keeps a running list of the casualties incurred by the rites and rituals of the day after...

November 27, 2014


The Next Amnesty

President Obama’s executive action last week is only an interim step. More amnesty is coming, much...

November 26, 2014

Talking With Chuck Hagel

I like and respect former Senator, soon-to-be-former Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, and I am sorry that...

November 24, 2014

 

Protesters return to Ferguson, confront police

Tension returned to Ferguson as protesters marched and faced off with police, chanting "who do you protect,...

November 29, 2014

Man shoots woman, self at Nordstrom

A man shot a woman and then himself inside a Nordstrom store in Chicago on Friday night, officials said. ...

November 29, 2014

NASA stages 'Black Hole Friday'

Shoppers may have Black Friday, but NASA scientists have something that's arguably better: Black Hole...

November 29, 2014


Biggest travel flops ever

CNN takes a look at game-changing travel innovations that failed.

November 29, 2014

Darren Wilson goes underground

Since the death of Michael Brown, Officer Darren Wilson has gone to great lengths to remain hidden. Brian...

November 29, 2014

Legendary comedian dies at 85

To the world, he was known as "Chespirito." Roberto Gomez Bolanos gained fame as a comedian, but he was also...

November 29, 2014


 

Photos of the Week: 11/22-11/28

This week we have Black Fiday in the UK, a flood protection system in Venice, scenes from Ferguson, Missouri,...

November 28, 2014

How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful: Give Them Less

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion...

November 27, 2014

The Crackdown on Poor Teacher Training Programs

In 2011, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called it “laughable” that the majority of states...

November 27, 2014


The Failure of Tribal Schools

Breanne Lugar says the only reason she enrolled in college was so she could move away from the house...

November 26, 2014

Nudging College Students to Prevent Rape and Sexual Assault

In the summer of 1998, I carried a good friend off the roof of a UC Berkeley frat house. I didn't belong...

November 25, 2014

Was Moses a Founding Father?

Last Tuesday, the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing to choose which new social studies...

November 25, 2014


Traveling Offers Lessons That U.S. Schools Fail to Provide

When I turned 15, my parents sent me alone on a one-month trip to Ecuador, the country where my father...

November 25, 2014

Black Girls Stand a Better Chance in STEM

Little girls are often told they can be anything they want to be. Some dream of being astronauts or exploring...

November 24, 2014

Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?

With opposition to the new Common Core State Standards and the assessments linked to them reaching a fever...

November 24, 2014