Tell the Truth About What Russia Is Doing

Wesley Clark, The GuardianAs the Ukraine crisis has intensified over the past six months, Russia has been...

September 2, 2014

Nude Pics & the Struggle With Chivalry

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist...

September 2, 2014

Why Some Are More Equal Than Others

Jedediah Purdy, The Daily BeastAmericans pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all. But some...

September 2, 2014


Reid's Anti-Koch Crusade Eats Up Senate Time

Byron York, DC ExaminerIf you're sick of cynicism in politics, you might want to avert your eyes from...

September 2, 2014

Residency Issue Comes to the Fore in Key Races

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCPLouisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents...

September 2, 2014

Atheist Call to Abort Disabled Is Doomed

Naomi Schaefer Riley, NY Post...

September 1, 2014


Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the ... - Washington Post

Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the ...Washington PostRick Perry...

September 2, 2014

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' TweetNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthRick Perry's verified account...

September 2, 2014

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails” - CBS Local

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”CBS LocalNORTH TEXAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Governor...

September 1, 2014


Shifting focus to the human side of the gun debate - Washington Post

USA TODAYShifting focus to the human side of the gun debateWashington PostWhen my daughter was 14, she accompanied...

September 2, 2014

Florida Immigrants Could Lose Insurance Coverage If They Don't Act Soon - CBS Local

MiamiHerald.comFlorida Immigrants Could Lose Insurance Coverage If They Don't Act SoonCBS LocalThe...

September 2, 2014

Police: WWII veteran attacked outside Ohio hospital while visiting ailing wife - kjrh.com

kjrh.comPolice: WWII veteran attacked outside Ohio hospital while visiting ailing wifekjrh.comA World...

September 2, 2014


NTSB issues report in Ohio crash that killed 4 - WCHS-TV8

NTSB issues report in Ohio crash that killed 4WCHS-TV8CLEVELAND (AP) -- A National Transportation Safety...

September 2, 2014

Groom charged in brawl during wedding cruise, authorities say - CTV News

CTV NewsGroom charged in brawl during wedding cruise, authorities sayCTV NewsPITTSBURGH — A groom became...

September 2, 2014

School Bus Crash Sends A Dozen Children To Texas Hospitals - KWTX

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthSchool Bus Crash Sends A Dozen Children To Texas HospitalsKWTXWAXAHACHIE (September...

September 2, 2014


Bezos taps Fred Ryan as Washington Post publisher - USA TODAY

USA TODAYBezos taps Fred Ryan as Washington Post publisherUSA TODAYIn the first major management change...

September 2, 2014

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets - seattlepi.com

San Francisco ChronicleInfamous speed trap town investigated over ticketsseattlepi.comWALDO, Fla. (AP)...

September 2, 2014

Bank robber fits description of 'AK-47 bandit' who shot officer: cops - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBank robber fits description of 'AK-47 bandit' who shot officer: copsNew York...

September 2, 2014


Annals of the Security State, Presidential Vacations Edition

I believe I am the only amateur pilot who’s a Democrat. OK, I'm exaggerating. I can think of four others....

September 2, 2014

The Mystery of St. Louis's Veiled Prophet

There’s a lot that I love about St. Louis, the city I was born in: baseball, the free zoo and art museum,...

September 2, 2014

Governors' Races Are Turning the National Political Map Upside Down

Democrats are bullish about their opportunity to win the governor's mansion in Kansas. Republicans have...

September 2, 2014


Border officers conduct 28 drug seizures over 7 days"> Border officers conduct 28 drug seizures over 7 days

SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have conducted 28 drug seizures over a seven-day...

September 2, 2014

Border Problems: Gov. Chris Christie to Skip Mexico Border Visit During Economic ... ">Immigration Border Problems: Gov. Chris Christie to Skip Mexico Border Visit During Economic ...

Christie also announced no plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border. ... how hugely significant the relationship...

September 2, 2014

US: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants"> US: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants

... American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

September 2, 2014


Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security Part 1"> Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security Part 1

The US Border Patrol is facing a $40 million lawsuit that was brought last week over the fatal shooting...

September 2, 2014

Border Issue">

Border Issue">Perry Stands Like a Rock (Only Dumber) on Border Issue

Rick Perry is making a grand stand at the Texas-Mexico border. In fact, on the ... Oops can't figure...

September 2, 2014

Border during Mexico Trip: 'This Is Silliness'">Chris Christie Refuses to Visit Border during Mexico Trip: 'This Is Silliness'

In fact, "Federal agents across the entire U.S.-Mexico border have received the ISIS ... of whom...

September 2, 2014


Video Claims to Show U.S. Reporter’s Beheading by ISIS

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria beheaded Steven J. Sotloff and posted a video of it online, according...

September 2, 2014

Make Your Own Senate Forecast

Control of the Senate is up for grabs in this year’s midterm elections. The Upshot created a statistical...

September 2, 2014

Iran Unfetters Cellphones, and the Pictures Start Flowing

In a victory for President Hassan Rouhani over hard-liners, Iranians can now do what people elsewhere...

September 2, 2014


U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targets Shabab Leader

Somali and American officials said Tuesday that the leader of the Shabab, the Somali militant group that...

September 2, 2014

Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

Months after ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, the justices will hear arguments on whether Arkansas may prohibit...

September 2, 2014

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?

America hates teachers. That's not exactly the thesis of Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars, but her account...

September 2, 2014


Publisher of The Washington Post Will Resign

Katharine Weymouth, the publisher for seven years, will be replaced by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founder...

September 2, 2014

Yes, Skipping School Correlates With Low Test Scores—Now What?

In a new report, researchers say they found a link between higher rates of student absenteeism and lower...

September 2, 2014

Afghanistan: The Long Withdrawal

Five years ago, the war in Afghanistan began to escalate drastically. Troop surges soon pushed the number...

September 2, 2014


DealBook: Moelis & Co. Hires Cantor, Ex-House Majority Leader, as Vice Chairman

Eric Cantor, who suffered a surprising electoral defeat this year, will be joining Moelis & Company as vice...

September 2, 2014

More Than 30 Teenagers Escape from Tennessee Detention Center

The teenagers crawled under a weak spot in the fence at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville....

September 2, 2014

More Than 30 Teens Escape From Detention Center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early...

September 2, 2014


City Room: New York Today: September Heat

What you need to know for Tuesday: sweltering weather, Penn Station upgrades its bleak dining options,...

September 2, 2014

Bits Blog: Uber Service Banned Across Germany by Frankfurt Court

The injunction will stand until the court holds a hearing later this year. Uber said it would continue...

September 2, 2014

A Rabbi’s ‘Spiritual Playground’ Extends to the Surf

Rabbi Hanniel Levenson found an unusual way to minister to preteens this summer in the Hamptons: He started...

September 2, 2014


Ebola Epidemic," MSF Warns Response">

Ebola Epidemic," MSF Warns Response">"World Is Losing Battle To Contain Ebola Epidemic," MSF Warns Response

The CDC's worst nightmare is coming true. Despite reassurances from the government that it was 'contained',...

September 2, 2014

Ebola epidemic 'spiraling out of control,' CDC director says">

Ebola epidemic 'spiraling out of control,' CDC director says"> Ebola epidemic 'spiraling out of control,' CDC director says

The Ebola epidemic is spiraling out of control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director...

September 2, 2014

Ebola outbreak: CDC director Tom Frieden gives update on visit to West Africa">

Ebola outbreak: CDC director Tom Frieden gives update on visit to West Africa"> Ebola outbreak: CDC director Tom Frieden gives update on visit to West Africa

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa drew the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

September 2, 2014


Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza Strip - Egypt SIS (press release)

Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza StripEgypt SIS (press release)Social Solidarity Minister...

September 2, 2014

Israel demands formation of bilateral committee to supervise entry of ... - Middle East Monitor

Middle East MonitorIsrael demands formation of bilateral committee to supervise entry of ...Middle East...

September 2, 2014

Gaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

September 1, 2014


Israel calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm Hamas - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisIsrael calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm HamasDaily...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militants - Toronto Star

Toronto StarIsrael calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militantsToronto Star“This...

August 31, 2014

Gaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report Says - Latin Post

Latin PostGaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report SaysLatin PostGAZA...

August 31, 2014


Baby gives thumbs-up in ultrasound photo

A baby is already a viral sensation and hasn't even born yet. And It's all because of a gesture in an ultrasound...

September 2, 2014

Girl said Uzi was too powerful for her

After accidentally killing shooting range instructor, girl said gun was too powerful.        

September 2, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm's corruption trial to begin Dec. 1

Judge rejects motion by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. to delay trial until next year.        

September 2, 2014


Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast.        

September 2, 2014

Kremlin says Putin's 'I can take Kiev' remark misquoted

EU president criticized for allegedly breaching diplomatic rules by relating a private conversation.        

September 2, 2014

Ex-House leader Eric Cantor joins Wall Street firm

Cantor, who left Congress last month, joins Moelis & Company as vice chairman.        

September 2, 2014


Thrillist ranks Oregon beer No. 1 in quality, quantity

Thrillist released its list, ranking all fifty states, and Oregon came out on top.        

September 2, 2014

5 things you need to know Tuesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 2, 2014

Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to media, ask for government help        

September 1, 2014


Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.        

September 1, 2014

Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festival

Obama touts jobs numbers at Milwaukee labor festival        

September 1, 2014

Mom, three kids among Colo. plane crash victims

THE NTSB and FAA are launching an investigation into the crash.        

September 1, 2014


Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

Islamic State group becomes Arab satire target        

September 1, 2014

Report: 21 states don't meet emergency prep standards for kids

A new report judges states based on their regulations of emergency preparedness programs in schools and childcares.        

September 1, 2014

Deadly shootings rock NYC holiday parade route

Hours before New York City's West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings...

September 1, 2014