N.Y.P.D. Plans Initiatives to Fight Terrorism and Improve Community Relations

In a speech on Thursday, the commissioner presented plans for a Strategic Response Group, a specialized,...

January 30, 2015

House Democrats, Facing Long Odds, Take Inspiration From the Top

Democrats have been encouraged in recent weeks by the administration’s aggressive use of executive...

January 30, 2015

Cheap Oil Sours Big-Ticket Energy Projects

Chevron’s big-budget exploration projects, conceived during an era of high energy prices, are starting...

January 30, 2015


DealBook: Law Firm Founds Project to Fight ‘Revenge Porn’

K&L Gates has set up the Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project to fight the shame-posting of sexual photos...

January 30, 2015

Katy Perry, Football Fan

The pop superstar will perform the halftime show at the Super Bowl, but she got her first taste of the sport...

January 30, 2015

Marriage Equality Without Equivocation

On September 11, 1958, Richard Butler of Little Rock, Arkansas, told a special session of the U.S. Supreme...

January 29, 2015


Yellowstone Oil Spills Fuel Arguments Over Keystone Line

Yellowstone River oil spill fuels Keystone debate; pipeline accidents increasing

January 29, 2015

Bomb Attacks at Security Sites in Sinai Kill at Least 26

The bombings suggest that Egypt’s campaign of home demolitions, nighttime curfews and geographic isolation...

January 29, 2015

Three Americans Are Killed in Kabul Airport Shooting

Some reports said the Americans, who were military contractors, were killed by a man wearing an Afghan...

January 29, 2015


You Thought Conservatives Were Moralistic? Liberal Rules for Political Correctness Are Repressive, Exhausting, Liberal Author Complains

While conservatives are often considered moralistic to a fault, liberal moralism has become so repressive...

January 29, 2015

Senate Passes Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Bill

As expected, the Senate passed the bill forcing construction of the oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf...

January 29, 2015

"The Guy" for Conservatives in Iowa

Steve Deace, RCP Changing LanesIsrael is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East and North Africa....

January 29, 2015


 

Taliban behind attack that killed 3 Americans

The Afghan Taliban have claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed 3 American contractors...

January 30, 2015

'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed

Paleontologists have discovered a 50-ft "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth...

January 30, 2015

Ex-cab driver is on Most Wanted Terrorists list

In under three years Liban Haji Mohamed has gone from driving a cab in Washington, D.C., to a spot on the FBI's...

January 30, 2015


Divers begin recovery of Civil War ship

The deepening of the shipping channel in Savannah, Georgia, won't be dredging up just mud and sand. ...

January 30, 2015

Ridiculist: Driver pulled over for eating burger

A driver in Georgia was ticketed for distracted driving after an officer observed him indulging in excessive...

January 30, 2015

Dad: Ban unvaccinated kids from son's school

A father wants to protect his son with leukemia by banning unvaccinated children at his son's school....

January 30, 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 30, 2015

Beck admits 'mistakes' over meeting that had ex-Mexican Mafia member

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck admitted late Thursday that "mistakes were made in holding" a meeting...

January 30, 2015

No One Knows How to Stop Campus Alcohol Abuse

On the one hand, you can't blame Dartmouth College President Philip Hanlon for trying. Alcohol has long...

January 29, 2015


Can All Children Become Calculus Whizzes?

In suburban Howard County, Maryland, lots of students take calculus in high school. Or at least, lots...

January 29, 2015

Getting Credit for What You Know

College wasn’t right for Daniel Gamez when he first tried it as a recent high school graduate nearly...

January 29, 2015

More parole agent caseloads exceed limits under new sex offender rules

Since two sex offenders were charged with killing four women while under state and federal watch, California...

January 29, 2015


VA unveils settlement to provide veterans housing on West L.A. campus

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a legal settlement Wednesday that will transform its sprawling...

January 29, 2015

Returning Syrian Kurds Find Recaptured Kobani in Ruins (25 photos)

Late last year, after months of assault by ISIS militants, many had given up the Syrian Kurdish city...

January 28, 2015

Preschool Teachers Should Earn Like They Matter

Picture this: a 4-year-old is in a sandbox, running sand and pebbles through a sieve. An adult is at his side,...

January 28, 2015