Pharmacy Deal Heralds Changed Landscape for Hepatitis Drugs

Express Scripts, the nation’s largest manager of prescriptions, has negotiated a “significant discount”...

December 22, 2014

Giants 37, Rams 27: Odell Beckham Jr. Stars in Win Over St. Louis

Most of the news was good for the Giants, who got help from a turnover-prone St. Louis offense in the first...

December 22, 2014

On Pro Football: A Final Handshake, Perhaps, and More Head-Shaking for Rex Ryan

Ryan, in perhaps his final home game as the Jets coach, was narrowly denied a victory over Patriots Coach...

December 22, 2014


Winston Is Cleared in Hearing Over Student’s Rape Accusation

Major B. Harding, who presided over the hearing, involving a 2012 rape accusation, ruled that the evidence...

December 22, 2014

In 2008 Mumbai Killings, Piles of Spy Data, but an Uncompleted Puzzle

An investigation into how American, British and Indian agencies failed to pull together intelligence...

December 22, 2014

Christie Wants Obama to Push Cuba to Return New Jersey Trooper’s Killer

Joanne Chesimard, who goes by the name Assata Shakur, was convicted in the 1973 killing of a New Jersey...

December 22, 2014


Protecting a Home Where the Puffer Fish Roam in Biscayne National Park

A dispute over the possibility of a no-fishing zone in Biscayne National Park off the coast of Florida...

December 22, 2014

U.S. Border Agents Wound Canadian Wielding Gun

The man was treated at a hospital before being taken to jail, Kris Grogan, a spokesman for Customs and Border...

December 22, 2014

ArtsBeat: ‘Hobbit’ Movie Wins Box Office Skirmish

Last of Middle Earth entries, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” garners $90.6 million in ticket...

December 21, 2014


 

When Kids Stop Believing in Santa

Earlier this week, a woman wrote in to Slate's Dear Prudence advice chat asking whether it's considered...

December 21, 2014

Belarusian Independent News Sites Blocked

Several independent news websites have been blocked in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where the government...

December 21, 2014

Kurds Push Into Sinjar While Iraqis Continue Battle for Airport

Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group, pushed...

December 21, 2014


North Korea Pleads Innocent to Hack

North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. accusations indicating it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony...

December 20, 2014

The Audacity of Scolding Sony

The accepted story of President Obama in the six weeks since the November elections is that he's been...

December 19, 2014

The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking Ban

The battle over untapped natural gas in New York State appears to have reached its end. Following an extensive...

December 19, 2014


 

ISIS sees no borders, 'only front lines'

Juergen Todenhoefer's journey was a tough one: dangerous, but also eye-opening. The author traveled deep...

December 22, 2014

How U.S. helped wife of Cuban spy get pregnant

It might be the most bizarre of the closely guarded secrets from last week's historic agreement between...

December 22, 2014

Threats from N. Korea

In a statement written in English, the government of North Korea issues new threats. CNN's Kyung Lah reports. ...

December 22, 2014


Ice storm creates amazing sculptures

An ice storm in Slovenia created tantastic natural ice sculptures.

December 22, 2014

Warning to NYPD came too late

The day ended with two slain New York police officers. But it started, investigators say, when Ismaaiyl...

December 22, 2014

How did spy's wife get pregnant?

A Cuban spy, released from an American prison, comes home to find his wife pregnant. CNN's Patrick Oppmann...

December 22, 2014


 

A Rural High School with a 21st Century Outlook

I visited Winters High School in Winters, CA on a whiplash rainy day in early December. The so-called...

December 20, 2014

The Problem With Praising Famous Scientists

In 1911, Albert Einstein penned a letter to Marie Curie in which he told her to stay strong in the face...

December 20, 2014

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014


Time's Up for 'Timeout'

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors...

December 19, 2014

Photos of the Week: 12/13-12/19

This week we have Santa Claus on a zip line in Brazil, a replica White House in Erbil, Iraq, freezing...

December 19, 2014

Orange Is the New Class

The show is as riveting as it is enlightening, humorous as it is dark. From its raw lesbianism and gnawing...

December 19, 2014


Students Are Bankrolling Public Colleges Now More Than Ever Before

Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most...

December 18, 2014

Mythbusters: Teaching Through Wonder—and Failure

When I set out to write about unconventional educators, the first person on my wish list was Adam Savage....

December 18, 2014

Winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic Magazine just announce the winners of this year's photo contest. The Grand Prize...

December 18, 2014