West Hollywood Halloween Carnival Raises the Undead

In a city already known for its flamboyancy, Friday night West Hollywood will be adding another proverbial...

October 31, 2014

Better Staffing Seen as Crucial to Ebola Treatment in Africa

Doctors say that better systems for preventing fluid loss, routine in the United States, could also help...

November 1, 2014

Five Football Players Charged in a Beating in Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania canceled and forfeited its next game after five members of its football...

November 1, 2014

F.C.C. Considering Hybrid Regulatory Approach to Net Neutrality

A “split the baby” proposal would regulate “wholesale” Internet transactions similar to utilities,...

November 1, 2014


With School Ban Nearing End, New York City Works on How and When to Allow Cellphones

In an era when many parents want constant access to their children and students live in a digital social...

October 31, 2014

Florida A&M Band Member Is Convicted in Hazing Death

The ringleader of a brutal gantlet-running ritual was held responsible for the death of Robert Champion.

October 31, 2014

Kirk Cameron Tells Christians to Use Halloween to Evangelize; Pastor Robert Jeffress Disagrees

Kirk Cameron recently urged Christians to host Halloween parties in order to spread the Word of God,...

October 31, 2014


Art Review: Celebrating Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

“Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power” is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence...

October 31, 2014

Answers Still Elusive After Arrest of Eric Frein in Killing of a State Trooper

Mr. Frein, who had been a fugitive in the Pocono Mountains for weeks, appeared in court and was accused...

October 31, 2014

$2.25 Million Settlement for Family of Rikers Inmate Who Died in Hot Cell

The death of Jerome Murdough, a homeless veteran held in a mental health unit, provoked public outrage...

October 31, 2014


Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

November 1, 2014

More quake action needed on older concrete buildings, councilman says

More than a year ago, council members Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge called on Los Angeles officials...

October 31, 2014

10 Creative Careers That Rely on Science and Math

You probably know someone working in science: People in STEM fields accounted for about 6 percent of American...

October 31, 2014


Photos of the Week: 10/25-10/31

This week we have Halloween photos, protests in Hungary, Hong Kong, and Israel, the World Beard and Mustache...

October 31, 2014

Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014


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November 1, 2014

Halloween in Hollywood

November 1, 2014

Hazing conviction

The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major...

November 1, 2014


Celebs had already signed up

Celebrities including Justin Bieber and Stephen Hawking had booked Virgin Galactic tickets, each costing...

October 31, 2014

The truth about launching spaceships

Meg Urry says the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two is a reminder that rocket science is difficult. ...

October 31, 2014

Rangel's remarks you must hear

LZ Granderson responds to Rep. Charlie Rangel claim that some Republicans "believe that slavery isn't...

October 31, 2014