China Factory Gauge Shows Weakness in April

China’s manufacturing sector turned in its weakest performance in a year, suggesting that Beijing may need...

By WSJ.com: / May 4, 2015

Large, Diverse Field May Help GOP Against Hillary

Matt Lewis, Telegraph...

By Matt / May 3, 2015

DNA Testing Firm Myriad Fights Off Rivals

Nearly two years after the Supreme Court struck down its gene patents, DNA testing company Myriad is fighting...

By WSJ.com: / May 3, 2015


Build Your Vocabulary, "Ass Baton" Edition

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have spent the past five days on a criminal-trial jury in D.C. Superior...

By James / May 2, 2015

William Pfaff: Clarity in the American Interest

I am not taking time now to dig around and find some of the best examples of the clear-headed perspective...

By James / May 2, 2015

The 'Depraved-Heart Murder' of Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray was murdered by police after an unlawful arrest, the Baltimore City state's attorney said...

By David / May 1, 2015


The Political Opportunity of a Drought

“I can tell you, from California, climate change is not a hoax," California Governor Jerry Brown told...

By Adam / May 1, 2015

A Word Cloud of Ajo, Arizona

Having listened to people from around the U.S. talk to us for our American Futures adventure over the last...

By Deborah / April 30, 2015

'We Disagree With Any Implication That Freddie Gray Severed His Own Spinal Cord'

Updated on April 30, 2015 As protests formed in a handful of major American cities on Wednesday night,...

By Adam / April 30, 2015


Our New Site (a Guide)

As you might have noticed, as of this past week TheAtlantic.com has a new look on the web. You can read...

By James / April 30, 2015

A Quieter Night in Baltimore

Following a night of demonstrations, clashes, and mass arrests, relative calm descended across Baltimore...

By Adam / April 29, 2015

'Generation Now'—What People Do, When There Seems to Be Nothing to Do

In the next few installments I will be talking about two cities in inland Southern California that have...

By James / April 29, 2015


 

Yankees 8, Red Sox 5: After Eight-Run Lead, Yankees Lean on Bullpen to Finish Off a Sweep

The Yankees solidified their grip on first place in the American League East by completing a three-game...

By BILLY / May 4, 2015

Iran Nuclear Talks Open a Tangled Path to Ending Syria’s War

World leaders are linking the nuclear talks with Iran to the possibility for peace in Syria, but Staffan...

By SOMINI / May 4, 2015

2 Killed in Texas After Firing on Anti-Islam Group’s Event

Two assailants in Garland, Tex., shot a private security guard and were, in turn, killed by the police...

By LIAM / May 4, 2015


RACE FOR THE WH 3 hopefuls to join the 2016 GOP presidential field

By Fox / May 4, 2015

G.O.P. Hopefuls Now Aiming to Woo the Middle Class

The candidates who hope to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016 are trying to create a very...

By JEREMY / May 4, 2015

Ben Carson on the Issues

An acknowledged novice on foreign affairs, the retired doctor has staked out stronger positions on health...

By GERRY / May 4, 2015


Bits Blog: 40 Busy Years Later, a Microsoft Founder Considers His Creation

Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates 40 years ago, says the most daunting task the company...

By NICK / May 4, 2015

Two suspects killed, officer injured after shooting occurs outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

A Prophet Muhammad art exhibit and contest in Dallas is on lockdown Sunday after a reported shooting...

By FOX / May 4, 2015

Ben Carson Brings Story of Self-Reliance to 2016 Race

The retired neurosurgeon, positioning himself as an alternative candidate in a crowded Republican presidential...

By TRIP / May 4, 2015


 

NYPD Arrest Retraining: 'Talking People Into Their Cuffs'

NYPD retrains every officer to keep cool, 'talk people into cuffs' when making arrests

By ABC / May 4, 2015

Suspect in Chicago-Area FAA Fire Formally Charged

Suspect in September fire at Chicago-area air traffic facility formally charged

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Thousands Turn out to Clean Milan After May Day Clashes

Milanese march proudly, clean damage after May Day clashes left city trashed on Expo's 1st Day

By ABC / May 3, 2015


Photo: Riders in NYC's 5 Boro Bike Tour travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan - @AllisonPapson

Photo: Riders in NYC's 5 Boro Bike Tour travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan - @AllisonPapson

By Tricia / May 3, 2015

Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism

In 2008, I was elected governor of Delaware. In politics, timing is everything. You can be a fantastic...

By Jack / May 3, 2015

CBN News Sunday: Beyond Baltimore, Repairing and Restoring a Nation

As unrest and violence marked a the past week in Baltimore, CBN News talks with pastors who are leading...

By CBN.com / May 3, 2015


The Day Nixon Cracked

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/391880/richard-nixon-bizarre-lincoln-memorial/

By Chris / May 2, 2015

When Cities and Suburbs Work Together

In the 1980s, the city of Denver, Colorado, was hardly a model for any type of economic development....

By Nancy / May 2, 2015

The Fight to Organize the 'Fight of the Century'

On Saturday night Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will finally get into the ring together. They’re...

By Gary / May 2, 2015


'A Deliberate and Illegal Scheme' in New Jersey

On Friday, David Wildstein, who served as one of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's appointees to the Port...

By Adam / May 1, 2015

Farewell, Grooveshark

In the early days of music streaming, perhaps 15 years ago, using services like Napster and Limewire...

By Joe / May 1, 2015

Actually, Immigration Can Create Jobs

When critics of immigration make their case, they often point to the labor market. The argument goes...

By Gillian / May 1, 2015


 

Baltimore-Raised Pastor Tony Evans Says It Is Time for Christians to Get 'Aggressive' on Rebuilding the Family, Addressing Justice Issues and Restoring Morality

Megachurch pastor Tony Evans has issued a call to Christians across the nation to rise to the challenge...

By The / May 3, 2015

Tebow Cure Hospital Opens in Philippines; 'We Will Share Love of Jesus and Bring Physical Healing,' Says CURE CEO

The Tebow CURE Hospital, built by a foundation of former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow...

By The / May 2, 2015

 

What is the American Freedom Defense Initiative?

With two gunmen killed outside one of its events, the AFDI is back in the spotlight surrounded by debate. ...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Freed Nigerians speak about captivity

In a recent offensive, the Nigerian military has rescued nearly 700 women and children from Boko Haram...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

2 gunmen killed at Mohammed cartoon event in Texas

Video from inside a Mohammed drawing contest event in Garland, Texas, shows police announcing there has been...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


"Star Wars Day": What to do on May 4 (and why)

It's not just a pun.

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Police: Two shot dead at free speech event

Two men were shot dead after they opened fire at a free speech event in Garland, Texas. CNN affiliate...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

What to know about Islam

Here's a look at what you need to know about Islam. The word Islam translates as "submission" or "surrender."...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


Photographers explore relationships between dogs and their owners

The phrase "dogs are man's best friend" is one that may be traced from well into the past all the way to the present...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Texas mayor: Two shot dead at 'Muhammad Art' event

Two people were shot by police outside of an event billed as the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest"...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015

Ben Carson says he's running

Retired physician Ben Carson told Sinclair Broadcasting on Sunday night that he plans to announce his candidacy...

By CNN.com / May 4, 2015


Protests erupt in Tel Aviv, Israel

Protests erupted in Tel Aviv after video emerged of two police officers beating a uniformed Israeli soldier...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Legendary ballerina dies

Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, who was considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century,...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Why police body cameras don't solve everything

Politicians and privacy and civil-rights advocates can't agree on the use of body cameras.

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015