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January 28, 2015

Full Episode: Nightline 1/27: Vanderbilt Rape Trial: Ex-Football Players Found Guilty

The New Face of Mormonism: Women; Snowed in and Hooking Up in the City

January 28, 2015

Sinosphere Blog: Dystopian Reality of China’s Smog Captured in ‘Airpocalypse’ App

Airpocalypse, a sleek, color-coded app, provides weather conditions in Chinese cities, shows air quality...

January 28, 2015


Apple Delivers Quarter for the Ages

Apple surpassed even the most bullish Wall Street expectations for its holiday quarter with an improbable...

January 28, 2015

Nishikori’s Late Rally Is Not Enough to Overcome Wawrinka at Australian Open

Kei Nishikori of Japan showed a burst of energy in the third set before falling 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) to Stan...

January 28, 2015

How Student Debt Harms the Economy

Mitch Daniels, Wall Street Journal...

January 28, 2015


A Resilient Madison Keys Ousts Venus Williams at the Australian Open

In a match that felt like a changing of the guard, Keys, an unseeded teenager, defeated the 34-year-old...

January 28, 2015

Sports of The Times: One Question for the N.F.L.: Why Insist on a Media Day Charade?

Marshawn Lynch responded to question after question by saying, “I’m here so I won’t get fined,”...

January 28, 2015

Georgia Executes Warren Lee Hill for Murder

The execution ended a long legal fight that led to several court-ordered reprieves and frequently tested...

January 28, 2015


Sheldon Silver to Be Replaced as Speaker of New York State Assembly

Mr. Silver has been asked by Assembly Democrats to relinquish his leadership role, and his next move...

January 28, 2015

Ex-Officer Gets Probation for Sharing Suspect's Nude Photos

Ex-California Highway Patrol officer sentenced to probation for sharing suspect's nude photos

January 28, 2015

After Steadily Falling, Price for Gas Notches an Increase

The slight daily increase is not necessarily a sign of a trend toward higher prices at the pump, energy...

January 27, 2015


 

AG nominee faces anti-Obama ire

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is a career prosecutor who spent her career notching high-profile...

January 28, 2015

Pleas from families of hostages held by ISIS

The families of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian fighter pilot held by ISIS are calling on their...

January 28, 2015

Snow leaves parts of 4 states buried

The massive winter storm has petered out in most areas, but not before it dumped nearly three feet of snow...

January 28, 2015


Air pollution choking the life out of Asia

At the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy...

January 28, 2015

Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king. So?

Islamic law generally forbids men from touching unrelated women, but Michelle Obama shook hands with...

January 28, 2015

99 suspects in students' deaths

Mexican authorities say they're not done. There are still suspects at large they have to detain, and detainees...

January 28, 2015


 

Historic preservation for unincorporated L.A. County sites gets initial OK

For the first time, historic sites and buildings in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will be eligible...

January 28, 2015

Los Angeles County D.A. Lacey backs Kamala Harris for Senate

As Antonio Villaraigosa ponders whether to run for U.S. Senate, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is continuing...

January 27, 2015

On This Day: An Air Battle Over Belgium in 1945 (1 photos)

Seventy years ago today, on January 27, 1945, a German pilot was captured in a dramatic photograph, hurtling...

January 27, 2015


Higher Education Is Not a Mixtape

Will higher education go the way of music albums and cable TV? Is it inevitable that the Internet will...

January 27, 2015

Harry Reid on 2016: 'I fully intend to run.' (+video)

Sen. Harry Reid dispelled rumors Tuesday that injuries sustained during an exercise accident on New Years...

January 27, 2015

Are Tutors the New Waiters?

A friend of mine, Catherine Cohen, graduated from Princeton in 2012 and moved to New York City to pursue...

January 27, 2015


Migrant college students face more stress than their peers, study says

Recent federal policies to limit deportations and state programs to expand financial aid have benefited...

January 27, 2015

Remembering Auschwitz: 70 Years After Liberation (27 photos)

Tuesday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the passage of 70 years since the January...

January 26, 2015

How Taiwan is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015