China Emits More Carbon Per Capita than the U.S. and EU Combined

Just as world leaders--well, world leaders without China, India, and several other important fossil fuel-using...

September 23, 2014

Judge KOs Hawaii rule keeping guns from immigrants - DC Council votes to allow concealed handguns

September 23, 2014

STARNES: School allegedly purges Christian books

September 23, 2014


Obama's Disrespectful 'Latte Salute' Shocks and Offends

As he disembarked from his U.S. Marine Corps helicopter in New York, today, the president returned...

September 23, 2014

Dinesh D'Souza Sentenced to Probation, Community Service

NEW YORK, NY --- Following nearly three hours of compelling, wrangling, and heartfelt deliberations,...

September 23, 2014

Report: Woman who claimed to have third breast added is fake

The Tampa, Fla. who claimed to have had plastic surgery to add a third breast is fake, according to TMZ.

September 23, 2014


A Former Diplomat Explains Why Our Third War In Iraq Is Doomed

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. I wanted to offer a wry chuckle before we headed...

September 23, 2014

What Is Khorasan and Why Did the US Just Bomb It?

On Monday night, a US-led coalition launched air strikes in Syria against members of ISIS, the extremist...

September 23, 2014

Marco Rubio's Dangerous Misreading of History

Every so often, Senator Marco Rubio gives what is invariably billed as a "major" speech on U.S. foreign...

September 23, 2014


Manning Sues Defense Dept. for Gender Treatment

Secrets leaker Chelsea Manning sues Defense Department for hormone therapy at military prison

September 23, 2014

Finding a Door Into Banking, Walmart to Offer Checking Accounts

The retailer will partner with Green Dot, known for its prepaid payment cards, to offer low-cost checking...

September 23, 2014

Texas Immigrant Center to Hold up to 2,400

Officials say new immigrant family detention facility in Texas will hold up to 2,400 people

September 23, 2014


Restaurants: Restaurant Review: Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse on the Lower East Side

At Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse on the Lower East Side, with its singing and dancing, Gentiles can act like...

September 23, 2014

De Blasio Seeks to Enlist Outside Help in Fixing Rikers

Rankling union leaders, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wanted to alter civil service laws so he could look...

September 23, 2014

Bombardier in Talks Over First CSeries Operator

Bombardier Inc. is in advanced discussions with an undisclosed airline to be the first operator of its new CSeries,...

September 23, 2014


Flooding Risk From Climate Change, Country by Country

September 23, 2014

Who Is America Fighting in Syria?

Mike Giglio, BuzzFeedThe attack on Syria is more aggressive and expansive than many anticipated. But it remains...

September 23, 2014

Obama, at U.N. Climate Summit, Calls for Vast International Effort

The president said the United States was “stepping up to the plate” but warned that its efforts would...

September 23, 2014


What Can Explain the Success of Piketty's Capital</em>?

On Tax Day in 2010, Andrew Boyd helped launch a campaign meant to raise awareness about economic inequality....

September 23, 2014

Omar Gonzalez Recalled as a Good, if Troubled, Neighbor

The veteran accused of breaching White House security started behaving strangely in recent months, neighbors...

September 23, 2014

Soda Companies Set Goals on Calories

Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc. and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. will work to cut beverage calories in the American...

September 23, 2014


Arizona Fugitive Captured After Months on Run

Arizona inmate captured months after escaping from jail by breaking apart security fence

September 23, 2014

D’Souza Is Spared Prison Time for Campaign Finance Violations

The conservative author and documentary filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was given a probationary sentence,...

September 23, 2014

Friday's WH Intruder Was Far From the First

George Condon, Natl JrnlOmar Gonzalez, the troubled Iraq War veteran who is under arrest for scaling...

September 23, 2014


New county counsel chosen by Board of Supervisors in 4-1 vote

Mark Saladino was selected Tuesday to be Los Angeles County counsel in a 4-1 vote by the Board of Supervisors.  ...

September 23, 2014

How to Make Teachers More Like Doctors

For her exceptional book on the history of teaching, Dana Goldstein chose the title The Teacher Wars:...

September 23, 2014

Fleeing ISIS, Syrian Kurds Swarm into Turkey

Late last week, ISIS fighters attacked a Kurdish city in northern Syria, after seizing 21 nearby villages...

September 23, 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...

September 23, 2014

L.A. may soon crack down on unlicensed park vendors

Los Angeles leaders could soon impose tight restrictions on vending in city parks and beaches, reviving...

September 23, 2014

Income inequality: States struggle to balance budgets as rich-poor gap widens

That finding adds a new layer to already-hot public debate about rich-poor gaps in America, and the degree...

September 23, 2014


O.C. agency backs 405 widening, possibly clearing way for toll lanes

Orange County transportation leaders voted Monday to move ahead with widening a congested stretch of the 405 Freeway,...

September 23, 2014

Survey finds women are underrepresented across California governments

Women are vastly underrepresented in government at all levels in California, occupying fewer than 30% of elective...

September 23, 2014

Obama's broken pledge: How election politics made 'pawns' out of illegal immigrants

President Obama had said he’d use executive authority to bypass Congress on immigration law 'without...

September 22, 2014


L.A. lawmakers could vote soon on wage boost for hotel workers

Los Angeles lawmakers could vote as soon as Wednesday to boost the minimum wage for workers at big hotels...

September 22, 2014

Opening Weekend of Oktoberfest 2014

One million steins of beer were consumed over the weekend, kicking off the 181st Oktoberfest beer festival,...

September 22, 2014

Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing...

September 22, 2014


Hannah Graham case: Suspect sought

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent...

September 23, 2014

Pirates free American after 2 years

American journalist Michael Scott Moore, held for more than two years by Somali pirates, has been freed,...

September 23, 2014

Bergen: Obama's no peacnik

Peter Bergen asks: Which US president has authorized wars of various kinds in seven Muslim countries? ...

September 23, 2014


How GOP is using ISIS against Dems

The politics of fear. Until recently, that seemed so 10 years ago, right after September 11, 2001. That...

September 23, 2014

Co-ed fraternities

Wesleyan University officials announced Monday that residential fraternities will be required to accept...

September 23, 2014

'Like a goldfish <br>gasping for breath'

Enterovirus D68 has swept through 30 states since mid-August. What sets the virus apart from many others...

September 23, 2014


Who has U.S. journalist Austin Tice?

For a year after her journalist son went missing in Syria in 2012, Debra Tice kept calling his cell phone....

September 23, 2014

Malkovich re-creates iconic portraits

September 23, 2014

3 people dead in UPS shooting

Three people were dead Tuesday morning after a shooting at a UPS facility in Inglenook, Alabama, said...

September 23, 2014


Desperation grows in heart of Ebola zone

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports from Monrovia, Liberia, the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak, and finds...

September 23, 2014

Bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, said Jerika...

September 23, 2014

How to track fugitive in forests

CNN's Gary Tuchman gets a lesson on how to track a criminal in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina. ...

September 23, 2014


Hannah Graham case: Suspect sought

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent...

September 23, 2014

Pirates free American after 2 years

American journalist Michael Scott Moore, held for more than two years by Somali pirates, has been freed,...

September 23, 2014

Bergen: Obama's no peacnik

Peter Bergen asks: Which US president has authorized wars of various kinds in seven Muslim countries? ...

September 23, 2014


How GOP is using ISIS against Dems

The politics of fear. Until recently, that seemed so 10 years ago, right after September 11, 2001. That...

September 23, 2014

Co-ed fraternities

Wesleyan University officials announced Monday that residential fraternities will be required to accept...

September 23, 2014

'Like a goldfish <br>gasping for breath'

Enterovirus D68 has swept through 30 states since mid-August. What sets the virus apart from many others...

September 23, 2014


Who has U.S. journalist Austin Tice?

For a year after her journalist son went missing in Syria in 2012, Debra Tice kept calling his cell phone....

September 23, 2014

Malkovich re-creates iconic portraits

September 23, 2014

3 people dead in UPS shooting

Three people were dead Tuesday morning after a shooting at a UPS facility in Inglenook, Alabama, said...

September 23, 2014


Desperation grows in heart of Ebola zone

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports from Monrovia, Liberia, the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak, and finds...

September 23, 2014

Bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, said Jerika...

September 23, 2014

How to track fugitive in forests

CNN's Gary Tuchman gets a lesson on how to track a criminal in Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina. ...

September 23, 2014


Snoop inside: Millionaires' homes

For one weekend Londoners peek inside the most prestigious private residences in the capital.

September 23, 2014

Emma Watson faces backlash

Emma Watson is experiencing the ugly side of advocacy.

September 23, 2014

Golf legend: 'Very difficult to tweet'

Tom Watson has learned plenty in the 21 years since he was last captain of the United States' Ryder Cup golf...

September 23, 2014