Ajo, Arizona, Part 1: A Small Town Pushed to the Brink, and Coming Back

It’s time for next stop on the western swing of our American Futures journeys. This brings us to Ajo,...

By Deborah / March 30, 2015

Indiana Governor Defends 'Religious Freedom' Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended a controversial religious-objections bill he signed into law, saying...

By WSJ.com: / March 30, 2015

Clinton Is Too Old to Run

Linda Chavez, New York PostA new CBS poll on Hillary Clinton this week suggests that the former first...

By Linda / March 30, 2015

Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of the FTC ahead of a final...

By WSJ.com: / March 29, 2015

More from Pilots and Doctors on the Germanwings Crash

Following this initial item on what could, and could not have been foreseen about the Germanwings murder/suicide,...

By James / March 29, 2015

The Hillary "Spoilation"

Paul Mirengoff, PowerLine...

By Paul / March 29, 2015

Downtown Fresno Kicks Off Its Campaign

An unexpected satisfaction of following cities in our American Futures travels has been watching plans...

By James / March 27, 2015

A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/388823/new-york-city-in-motion/

By Chris / March 27, 2015

The Sexually Conservative Millennial

Hookups: how vague. Dictionaries and sources of Internet wisdom define them as casual sexual encounters,...

By Emma / March 27, 2015

A Horrific Building Collapse in New York

Whole building is in flames now. pic.twitter.com/U3zGUPqi86 — Scott Westerfeld (@ScottWesterfeld) March...

By David / March 26, 2015

Unicorns and Gerrymanders at the Supreme Court

In Michael Mann’s 2004 noir film Collateral, Tom Cruise, as an out of town hit man, hires cabdriver...

By Garrett / March 26, 2015

Supreme Court: Treat a Pregnancy at Least as Forgivingly as a DUI

In the mid-aughts, the United Parcel Service had two policies that seem irreconcilable by any basic standard...

By Joe / March 25, 2015


Two Injured in Shooting at N.S.A. Installation in Maryland

Emergency vehicles were on the scene near an entrance gate at the National Security Agency in suburban...

By HELENE / March 30, 2015

City Room: New York Today: Not Trickling Down

Monday: The long winter has affected our reservoirs, a cloudy day, and Albany passes a budget.

By ANNIE / March 30, 2015

Germanwings Co-Pilot Had Been Treated for ‘Suicidal Tendencies,’ Authorities Say

The co-pilot of the Germanwings jetliner that crashed in the French Alps had been treated before receiving...

By NICHOLAS / March 30, 2015

U.S. Says Shipping Uranium Out of Iran Is Still Part of Possible Nuclear Deal

An Iranian official had seemed to rule out an accord under which the fuel would be sent abroad, but American...

By MICHAEL / March 30, 2015

Crash of Church Van Kills 8 in Rural Florida

Ten others were injured when the vehicle ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of a highway and landed...

By THE / March 30, 2015

Rhodes Scholarships Expanding to Include Chinese Students

The effort is part of an international push to reshape the program that for more than a century has sent...

By DAVID / March 30, 2015

Latest News: Iran Nuclear Talks, Greece Deadline, Final Four

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

By ADEEL / March 30, 2015

The Appraisal: New Queens Plaza Skyscraper Gets Help From Historic Clock Tower Next Door

The apartment building, the city’s tallest outside Manhattan, is relying on air and land rights from...

By MATT / March 30, 2015

Ehud Olmert, Israeli Ex-Premier, Is Convicted of Fraud

The charges related to a case involving an American businessman, whose testimony in a Jerusalem court...

By ISABEL / March 30, 2015


Why Is it So Hard to Find Jobs for Disabled Workers?

“It’s the greatest professional disappointment of my career,” Bruce Growick told me recently without...

By Olga / March 30, 2015

JetBlue flights boarding 45-60 minutes late due to 'systemwide outage' - @DavidWMTW

JetBlue flights boarding 45-60 minutes late due to 'systemwide outage' - @DavidWMTW

By Rebecca / March 30, 2015

When Do Official Documents Belong to the Public?

Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address and server to conduct government business as secretary...

By ​Elizabeth / March 30, 2015

National Parks Call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'

National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park,' in campaign to improve neglected sites

By ABC / March 30, 2015

Flood Alerts Issued in Kashmir as Rivers Cross Danger Mark

Flood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross the danger mark following heavy rain

By ABC / March 30, 2015

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits off coast - @NWS_NTWC

Hazardous tsunami waves possible around Papua New Guinea after preliminary magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits...

By Jillian / March 30, 2015

Indiana Governor: New Law 'Not About Discrimination'

Indiana governor: Religious objections law not a mistake; critics say it allows discrimination

By ABC / March 29, 2015

Are There Limits to Government Speech?

We the people love beef. Don’t believe me? Listen to the late Robert Mitchum, or whiskey-voiced cowboy...

By Garrett / March 29, 2015

CBN News Weekend: Paying the Price for Standing Up

On CBN News Weekend, March 28: She stood up against Islam in Germany, and now she's been ostracized....

By CBN.com / March 29, 2015

Pilots on the Germanwings Murder/Suicide

After the Germanwings crash I argued that no single safety device or security protocol could protect...

By James / March 28, 2015

What's a Newfoundland Accent Worth?

Last year a Canadian public radio show called This is That reported on a somewhat ridiculous-seeming...

By Lila / March 28, 2015

What a Jury Can and Can't Prove About Sexism In Silicon Valley

A jury in San Francisco ruled Friday afternoon that Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins...

By David / March 27, 2015


'Killing Jesus' Director Talks 'Muscular' Messiah and 'Ethnic Look' of National Geographic Channel Movie

The director of National Geographic Channel's upcoming "Killing Jesus" movie says audiences will not be getting...

By The / March 29, 2015

Black Pastor Explains Why He Decided to Become a Leader in a White Church

A black pastor who dared to be different by challenging racially stereotypical church models to become...

By The / March 29, 2015


2 men tried to ram main gate at intelligence agency

A National Security Agency police officer shot one of the men dead and seriously injured the second at Fort...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Obama will travel to Kenya

President Barack Obama will visit Kenya this summer, the White House announced Monday, his first visit...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Opinion: We need a middle-class president

There seem to be two prerequisites for the modern U.S. presidency.

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook posts op-ed blasting new laws

Apple CEO warns of a 'dangerous wave' of legislation that could hurt freedom and business.        

By USATODAY / March 30, 2015

'Daily Show' has new host

It looks like "The Daily Show" has a new host.

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

5 times we gasped at 'Walking Dead' finale

Have Rick and his fellow survivors finally found a place they can settle in for the long term?

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

'SNL' impersonates Robert Durst of 'The Jinx'

Kate McKinnon portrayed Robert Durst, a real estate heir accused of murder by police, during a skit on "Saturday...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Church van crash kills 8

A van crash in Glades County, Florida, killed eight adults and injured 10 other people, the Florida Highway...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Marco Rubio's 2016 Campaign Could Depend on This Billionaire Car Dealer

As Jeb Bush sucks up cash from Florida's wealthy Republican donors for his all-but-announced presidential...

By Pema / March 30, 2015

German newspaper releases timeline of flight

The sounds recorded on one of the "black boxes" recovered from downed Germanwings Flight 9525 firms up a theory...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Saudi troops in Yemen?

At any moment, Saudi Arabian troops could march through Yemen, heating up an already intense conflict...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015

Why would co-pilot crash plane with 150 aboard?

As details continue to emerge about the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525, big questions still...

By CNN.com / March 30, 2015