On Immigration, Obama Fulfills His Promise to Progressives

In his decision to act, by himself, on immigration, President Obama chose between two sides of his political...

November 21, 2014

Obama's Executive Action Will Protect 5 Million Undocumented Immigrants

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November 21, 2014

Ferguson Protests Are Coming to Your City

On Wednesday evening in Ferguson, Missouri, a number of protesters gathered outside the police station...

November 20, 2014


Americans Don't Want Government to Guarantee Healthcare, Again

Economist Jonathan Gruber set off a new debate over healthcare this week with his, let’s say, indelicate...

November 20, 2014

Are Buffalo Bills Tickets Worth Shoveling 220,000 Tons of Snow?

As of Wednesday evening, the Buffalo Bills still planned to host their Sunday game against the hapless...

November 19, 2014

Why a Shirt With Scantily Clad Women Caused an Internet Fight

Sometimes, when an Internet debate is degenerating into anger and madness, I imagine two people striving...

November 19, 2014


Google Looks to Get Back Into China

Google is considering bringing a version of its Play mobile-app store to China, a tentative but important...

November 21, 2014

No Headway Is Made on C.I.A. Torture Report

No headway was made as some Democratic senators accused the White House of trying to censor significant...

November 21, 2014

Video</span>: Obama’s Immigration Address

President Obama announced a series of executive actions to grant work permits and temporary reprieves...

November 21, 2014


Long-Sought U.S. Open Roof Is Taking Shape at Arthur Ashe Stadium

A retractable roof over Ashe Stadium is moving from the realm of imagination into reality in the coming...

November 21, 2014

First Draft: Obama’s Speech: The Duel on Twitter and Beyond

Reaction to the President’s statement announcing his executive action on immigration.

November 21, 2014

Israelis Confiscate Weapons Bound for East Jerusalem

The police arrested five Arab citizens of Israel after discovering two shipping containers with knives,...

November 21, 2014


Will the Oil and Gas Industry Ever Diversify?

Daniel Fiorino, RCPWell, I am told that a lot of the big companies are investing in renewable energy...

November 20, 2014

America’s 11 Million

The demographics of America’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.

November 20, 2014

Huffington Post Is Said to Be in Talks to Host a Jill Abramson Journalism Start-Up

Ms. Abramson, a former New York Times editor, and the journalist Steven Brill are said to be in talks...

November 20, 2014


EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

November 21, 2014

For Most Startup Entrepreneurs, College Isn't That Bad An Idea

In May 2011, PayPal co-founder and tech mogul Peter Thiel proposed a radical concept. Through his Thiel...

November 20, 2014

California Democrats appear to have gained a House seat

Democrats appear to have gained a seat in California's congressional delegation as the last of the state's...

November 20, 2014


From The Lecture Hall to The Skating Rink

The way teachers educate their students about science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM, has come...

November 18, 2014

1 killed, 3 hurt in oil platform explosion

An oil platform off the coast of New Orleans exploded Thursday, killing one person and injuring three...

November 21, 2014

Outrage mounts over missing students

Masked protesters clashed with police near Mexico City's airport on Thursday as outrage mounted over...

November 21, 2014

Mike Nichols was a generation's hero

Charles Kaiser recalls a four-hour lunch that offered insight into the famed director's genius

November 21, 2014


Republicans hammer legal case

Opponents of President Barack Obama's plan, which makes sweeping changes to the nation's immigration...

November 21, 2014

Cardona: Plan is a win

Maria Cardona says Republicans should appreciate President Obama's executive action on immigration. ...

November 21, 2014

'I am buried in my own house'

From belly flop to doggie igloo ... CNN's Jeanne Moos picks the best pix (real and bogus) from the monster...

November 20, 2014