Could Kansas Swing the Senate?

Sam Wang, The New YorkerIn national politics, Kansas is considered as Republican as they come: Mitt Romney...

August 29, 2014

Where Is Shaheen? Hiding From You

August 29, 2014

Climate Change: We're Almost Too Late

Rebecca Leber, New RepublicThere is an alarming message in a major new report on climate change, a draft...

August 29, 2014


HIllary Finally Weighs in on Ferguson

Emma Roller, Naional JournalNearly three weeks after the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old...

August 29, 2014

AFL-CIO leader: Hillary needs a primary, Obama needs bold action

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has not endorsed Hillary Clinton for president: A 'coronation' is 'dangerous...

August 28, 2014

Why Democrats Can Asian-Bash With Impunity

Michelle Malkin, NY Post...

August 28, 2014


National Guard Turns to Food Banks Because Rick Perry Hasn't Paid Them - The Wire

The WireNational Guard Turns to Food Banks Because Rick Perry Hasn't Paid ThemThe WireThe National...

August 29, 2014

Whoops! MSNBC's Diaz-Balart Blanks on Rick Perry's Name - NewsBusters (blog)

Whoops! MSNBC's Diaz-Balart Blanks on Rick Perry's NameNewsBusters (blog)Of all the names that...

August 29, 2014

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart mocks “creepy inmate” Rick Perry - Salon

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart mocks “creepy inmate” Rick PerrySalonLast night Jon Stewart keenly...

August 29, 2014


Firm: Atlantic City losing 3 casinos, not business - seattlepi.com

NBCNews.comFirm: Atlantic City losing 3 casinos, not businessseattlepi.comATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall...

August 29, 2014

'Militaristic displays of force and weaponry': Civil rights lawsuit by Ferguson ... - New York Daily News

New York Daily News'Militaristic displays of force and weaponry': Civil rights lawsuit by Ferguson...

August 29, 2014

Washington city fights to keep legal marijuana out - Chron.com

Chron.comWashington city fights to keep legal marijuana outChron.comIn this photo taken Tuesday, Aug....

August 29, 2014


Man must get new sentence in NH killings, court rules - Boston Globe

Boston GlobeMan must get new sentence in NH killings, court rulesBoston GlobeAP File. Robert Tulloch...

August 29, 2014

Labor Day forecast: LA area to get a grilling over holiday weekend - Los Angeles Times

ABC NewsLabor Day forecast: LA area to get a grilling over holiday weekendLos Angeles TimesWarm weather...

August 29, 2014

Ohio State hears from ex-band director's backers - Omaha World-Herald

Ohio State hears from ex-band director's backersOmaha World-HeraldCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters...

August 29, 2014


Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unit - seattlepi.com

Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unitseattlepi.comRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Decades before...

August 29, 2014

The Dems' unexpected dilemma in Kansas - MSNBC

MSNBCThe Dems' unexpected dilemma in KansasMSNBCThere's no shortage of competitive U.S. Senate...

August 29, 2014

What Weather to Expect This Labor Day Weekend - ABC News

ABC NewsWhat Weather to Expect This Labor Day WeekendABC NewsIt's a weekend we all knew would come...

August 29, 2014


Lies Immigration Reformers Told Me

“Mom hid a present for you in the basement.” “Last time you said that, you locked me downstairs...

August 29, 2014

Man Arrested While Picking Up His Kids: 'The Problem Is I'm Black'

If you've never experienced arbitrary harassment or brutality at the hands of a police officer, or seen...

August 29, 2014

This 11-Year-Old Was Locked Up Trying to Cross the Border. Read the Heartfelt Letter She Sent Obama.

On Tuesday, the nation's top immigration court allowed a Guatemalan woman who fled her abusive husband...

August 29, 2014


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border during trip to Mexico">Chris Christie won't visit border during trip to Mexico

Though he's lambasted President Obama for his "awful" handling of the staggering influx...

August 29, 2014

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Border, NATO Moves to Expand in Region">Ukraine Crisis Escalates as Russian Forces Cross Border, NATO Moves to Expand in Region

The United States and NATO are openly accusing Russia of sending combat forces into Ukraine as tensions...

August 29, 2014

Egypt Evicting Rafah Residents to Create a Buffer Zone

RAFAH, Egypt Concern has spread among residents of the border areas in ... We told them, 'If there...

August 29, 2014


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Border Stops">More Than $1 Million Worth of Pot, Coke, Meth, Heroin Seized in San Clemente Border Stops

29, 7:05 A.M.: U.S. Border Patrol agents from the San Clemente checkpoint are giving Orange County law enforcement...

August 29, 2014

US border worries wilderness group">

US border worries wilderness group">Proposed mine at Canada-US border worries wilderness group

A proposed mine south of the Canada-U.S. border is facing some opposition on the American side over concerns...

August 29, 2014

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border during trip next week">Christie says he won't visit Mexico border during trip next week

The Republican governor has slammed President Obama's administration of doing an "awful job"...

August 29, 2014


Chelsea Clinton to Leave NBC News

Ms. Clinton said she would step down from the lucrative career to focus on her philanthropic work at her family’s...

August 29, 2014

U.N. Peacekeepers Locked in Standoff With Syrian Rebels

A confrontation along the demarcation line between Syria and the Golan Heights occurred a day after an armed...

August 29, 2014

Final Push by Prosecutors in Virginia Corruption Trial Links Favors to Actions

Prosecutors warned jurors not to accept defense arguments that former Gov. Bob McDonnell was unfairly...

August 29, 2014


Obama Said to Weigh Delaying Action on Immigration

Under pressure from Democratic Senate candidates, President Obama is said to be rethinking the timing...

August 29, 2014

Study Says ZMapp Works Against Ebola

All 18 monkeys exposed to a lethal dose of the virus and given the experimental drug survived, raising...

August 29, 2014

Britain Raises Terrorism Threat Level to ‘Severe’

Alarmed by the suspected presence of hundreds of British jihadis among Sunni militants in Syria and Iraq,...

August 29, 2014


New Cabinet, Full of Erdogan Holdovers, Is Announced in Turkey

The continued presence of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s appointees at the head of key ministries left little...

August 29, 2014

Our Roommates, Ourselves

When I first arrived for freshman orientation at American University, I was paired (albeit temporarily) with...

August 29, 2014

Sports of The Times: New N.F.L. Policy Is One Step on Long Road to Regaining Some Fans’ Trust

There is some uncertainty whether the N.F.L. will follow through with its newfound sensitivity when it comes...

August 29, 2014


Landrieu’s Residency Raises Questions in Louisiana Senate Race

Senator Mary L. Landrieu, a Democrat, is registered to vote at her parents’ home in New Orleans but lists...

August 29, 2014

Photos of the Week: 8/24-8/29

This week we have a look at swarms of locusts in Madagascar, 31 riders on a single motorcycle, magma...

August 29, 2014

Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Exceeds 2,200, U.N. Says

An upsurge in fighting around Donetsk and Luhansk brought the total number of people killed since mid-April...

August 29, 2014


Acting French

I spent the majority of this summer at Middlebury College, studying at l’École Française. I had never...

August 29, 2014

With Intensive Swim Lessons, a Man Attacks His Fear of Water

Traumatized by a dunking in childhood, Attis Clopton was deathly afraid of water, so he confronted his fear...

August 29, 2014

Bits Blog: Google Joins Amazon in Dreams of Drone Delivery

Who needs UPS trucks and bicycle delivery when you can fly in things people buy online?

August 29, 2014


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Ebola Arrives in Senegal as Outbreak Spreads"> Ebola Arrives in Senegal as Outbreak Spreads

DAKAR, Senegal A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing the disease to that country...

August 29, 2014

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Ebola Outbreak Spreads: Senegal Reports 1st Case"> Ebola Outbreak Spreads: Senegal Reports 1st Case

The Ebola outbreak shows no signs of stopping as cases are expected to ... In fact, a little more than...

August 29, 2014

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Ebola Outbreak Started Way Earlier Than You Thought">The Ebola Outbreak Started Way Earlier Than You Thought

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history is currently decimating West African nations' health care...

August 29, 2014


Netanyahu claims Gaza Strip victory - BDlive

International Business TimesNetanyahu claims Gaza Strip victoryBDliveJERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister...

August 29, 2014

Lone lifeguard watches over beach in Gaza Strip - The Asian Age

Yahoo News UKLone lifeguard watches over beach in Gaza StripThe Asian AgeIt's a world away from the glitz...

August 29, 2014

On the Ground in Israel and Gaza - New York Times

On the Ground in Israel and GazaNew York TimesDeir al-Balah, Gaza Strip, Aug. 10. The funeral of Ahmed...

August 28, 2014


Israelis Doubt Netanyahu's Claim Of Victory Over Hamas In The Gaza Strip - International Business Times

International Business TimesIsraelis Doubt Netanyahu's Claim Of Victory Over Hamas In The Gaza StripInternational...

August 28, 2014

First UN humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Gaza Strip - Press TV

Press TVFirst UN humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Gaza StripPress TV“It is extremely important that...

August 28, 2014

Analysis: Grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza Strip - The Denver Post

Daily MailAnalysis: Grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza StripThe Denver PostPrime Minister Benjamin...

August 28, 2014


After soccer referee's death, wife and sons persevere

Kyle Bieniewicz died after being punched by a player during a game in July.        

August 29, 2014

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

There were no reports of injuries or damage.        

August 29, 2014

Ad watch: Ernst touts support for entitlements

The ad is a coordinated effort between the Ernst campaign and the National Republican Senatorial Committee.        

August 29, 2014


There's a cure for those end-of-summer blues

Experts say a shift in perception goes a long way toward coping with winter.        

August 29, 2014

Wife of gun-wielding radio host seeks divorce

Blake Seylhouwer has been charged for shooting at his wife, Misty, during an argument.        

August 29, 2014

15 injured in O'Hare shuttle bus accident

Four of the injured listed in serious to critical condition.        

August 29, 2014


In Gary, Ind., fall of an eyesore may be rise of new era

After a violent summer, city is hoping for a rebirth.        

August 29, 2014

With an eye on China, the U.S. and Japan grow closer

Japan's more prominent military stance has its neighbors -- and many of its own people -- nervous.        

August 29, 2014

Iceland issues aviation alert after eruption

No ash has yet been detected by the radar system.        

August 29, 2014


Autopsy doesn't say why Oklahoma inmate writhed

The autopsy did conclude that all three lethal drugs made it into the inmate's system.        

August 29, 2014

Putin urges release of trapped Ukrainian troops

The Russian leader's call comes amid reports of Russian troops fighting in Ukraine.        

August 29, 2014

After Ferguson: Senate to review police militarization

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., to chair hearing on military equipment used by local police.        

August 28, 2014


Death Valley's moving rock mystery finally cracked

"Slithering stones" leave long trails behind them as they move across valley floor.        

August 28, 2014

Rep. Lewis shares March on Washington photo on #TBT

Congressman is only 1963 March on Washington speaker who is "still around."        

August 28, 2014

Warren Buffett's son buys Rosa Parks archive

The items have been sitting unseen for years in two warehouses.        

August 28, 2014


Relatives feel sorry for girl who shot gun instructor - Moments before accidental shooting

August 29, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - VIDEO: Gunman requests citizenship

August 29, 2014

Your passwords should be at least 24 characters long - VIDEO: Cheapest Labor Day for driving since 2010

August 29, 2014


Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - VIDEO: Is SD a lock for GOP? - Obama on Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

August 29, 2014

Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - Obama on Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

August 29, 2014

Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

August 29, 2014


CAUGHT ON CAMERA Driver admits to fraud over $1M Bugatti crash

Tony Stewart returning to competition after Kevin Ward crashUS probes Ford Explorer police SUV brake...

August 29, 2014

EBOLA THREAT US colleges to screen some students for disease

UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000OPINION: What the media are missing in Ebola crisisVIDEO:...

August 29, 2014

WELFARE NATION: Over one-third of Americans now receive gov't benefits

FIFTY YEARS after the 'war on poverty' was first waged, there are signs a new offensive is needed as newly...

August 29, 2014


WORST-CASE SCENARIO? Ebola cases could spread, reach 20,000, UN warns

OPINION: What the media are missing in Ebola crisisVIDEO: What happened to Ebola outbreak coverage?

August 29, 2014

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

August 29, 2014

WELFARE NATION Census: One-third of Americans getting benefits

VIDEO: Stunning number of Americans receiving government assistance Food stamp fraud rampant, GAO report...

August 28, 2014


HITTING THE BRAKES? Obama says 'full-scale' attack on ISIS not imminent

PRESIDENT OBAMA stresses that military advisers are still reviewing options for confronting ISIS militants...

August 28, 2014

UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

August 28, 2014

20 years in jail for crash?

August 28, 2014