Comcast, Time Warner Cable to Meet With DOJ Over Merger

Comcast and Time Warner Cable are preparing to meet with officials from the Department of Justice to address...

By / April 19, 2015

Vladimir Putin's Missile Ploy

By Boston / April 18, 2015

Shopping Mall Developer Taubman Dies

A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture...

By / April 18, 2015

How Makerspaces Help Local Economies

Two and a half years ago, James Fallows wrote an article about the changing state of American manufacturing....

By John / April 17, 2015

Reinstating Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson, the star NFL running back who missed nearly the entire 2014 season while facing child-abuse...

By Adam / April 16, 2015

Today's Aviation News: The Good and the Weird

1) Good News: Kestrel and Eclipse Two of the protagonists of my 2001 book Free Flight were Alan Klapmeier,...

By James / April 16, 2015

When Security Screening Crosses the Line

How intrusive is airport security these days? For ten or eleven male passengers, normal TSA screening...

By Conor / April 15, 2015

When Police Brutality Goes Beyond a 'Bad Apple' Cop

When a police officer is caught flagrantly misbehaving on video, the most that superiors and union officials...

By Conor / April 14, 2015

Boulder, Colorado: A Special Kind of Community

The original plan for our American Futures series was to exclude precious "college towns" from the list...

By John / April 13, 2015

The Afterlife of Abraham Lincoln

On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was shot dead by John Wilkes Booth. The moment of the president’s...

By Zach / April 13, 2015

The Total Rejection of Michael Slager

If there's a template for controversial police shootings—and recent history suggests that there is—then...

By Adam / April 9, 2015

From Xizhou to Eastport to Ajo: Big Dreams in Small Towns

Xizhou. Nearly six years ago I wrote an article in the magazine called “Village Dreamers.” It was about...

By James / April 9, 2015


Up to 700 Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya: UNHCR

As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight,...

By REUTERS / April 19, 2015

French replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston

By Fox / April 19, 2015

BuzzFeed Says Posts Were Deleted Because of Advertising Pressure

At least three posts out of more than 1,000 were erased after employees from the company’s business...

By LIAM / April 19, 2015

Conflict Over Soil and Water Quality Puts ‘Iowa Nice’ to a Test

The state’s largest utility has sued three rural counties, saying they have done too little to prevent...

By MITCH / April 19, 2015

A. Alfred Taubman, Shopping Mall Tycoon Involved in Price-Fixing Scandal, Dies at 91

With his flair for retailing, Mr. Taubman reincarnated Sotheby’s, which catered mainly to dealers,...

By ROBERT / April 18, 2015

Police Unions, Facing Public Anger, Rethink How to Address Shootings

Though they have historically defended suspect officers and denounced what they see as efforts to undermine...

By AL / April 18, 2015

California Releases Revised Water Consumption Rules

State regulators took their second crack at a draft of community-by-community water reduction rules intended...

By ADAM / April 18, 2015

Indiana Says H.I.V. Outbreak Is Worsening

The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that there are 120 confirmed H.I.V. cases tied to a county...

By THE / April 18, 2015

At NH summit, GOP 2016 hopefuls take turns attacking Clinton ahead of her arrival

GOP presidential hopefuls turned up their attacks Saturday on Hillary Clinton -- taking turns piling...

By FOX / April 18, 2015


Nice Downtowns: How Did They Get That Way?

I had anticipated some of the rewards and discoveries of visiting cities in the process of economic and cultural...

By James / April 19, 2015

Mark Hamill Said He Was 'Suspicious' of J.J. Abrams

Mark Hamill was 'suspicious' of 'Star Wars' director J.J. Abrams: 'He was a 'Star Trek' guy'

By ABC / April 19, 2015

S. Korean Church's 7-Day Service: Sundays Not Enough

For one church in South Korea, meeting only once a week on Sundays is hardly enough.  Myungsung Church...

By / April 19, 2015

40-50 mph wind gusts reported in Houston County, Texas, with line of storms moving through - @NWSHouston

40-50 mph wind gusts reported in Houston County, Texas, with line of storms moving through - @NWSHouston

By Jimmy / April 19, 2015

Ohio Officer Praised for Restraint, Refused to Shoot Suspect

Ohio officer praised for restraint, refused to fire at suspect charging him, saying 'shoot me'

By ABC / April 18, 2015

UN: Assailants Attack Convoy, Kill 2, Wound 1 in North Mali

UN: Assailants attack UN convoy, kill 2, wound 1 near Gao in north Mali

By ABC / April 18, 2015

UN peacekeeping mission in Mali: 2 assailants attack convoy, killing 2 people - @AP

UN peacekeeping mission in Mali: 2 assailants attack convoy, killing 2 people - @AP

By Stephanie / April 18, 2015

How Fashion Co-Opted Coachella

For the past five years, fashion houses, lifestyle brands and beauty companies including H&M, PopSugar,...

By Alexandra / April 18, 2015

Australia Arrests 5 Men on Terror Plot Charges

Police in Australia say they have arrested five men on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks on police...

By / April 18, 2015

How America Reduced Its Healthcare Spending by $2 Trillion

The early days of the Obama administration were a chaos of uncertainty, between the historic housing...

By Derek / April 17, 2015

Women Are Owning More and More Small Businesses

Owning your own business is often touted as the ultimate coup in the working world. You set your own hours,...

By Gillian / April 17, 2015

Ben Bernanke Isn't the Problem, the System Is the Problem

So Ben Bernanke wants to make a buck. Who can blame him? The guy is one of the most esteemed economists...

By David / April 16, 2015


No. Carolina House Approves Bill to Put Billy Graham Statue in US Capitol

The North Carolina House has approved a proposal to put a statue of evangelist Billy Graham in National...

By The / April 18, 2015

In-N-Out Christian Food Chain That References Bible Verses on Its Cups Is America's Favorite Place to Get a Burger

The In-N-Out Burger chain is America's favorite "limited-service" restaurant, according the annual Consumer...

By The / April 16, 2015


California fire threatens 300 homes

A wildfire near Corona, California, is threatening at least 300 homes as 335 firefighters work to quell...

By / April 19, 2015

Replica of Lafayette boat sets sail

Lest we Americans forget that -- in the wellsprings of our nation -- France bore the torch of liberty...

By / April 19, 2015

Shooting casts spotlight on volunteer police programs

It's an idea that sounds surprising if you don't know how law enforcement works: A volunteer with a badge,...

By / April 19, 2015

Woman rescued before car blows up

Dramatic dash cam video shows two New Jersey police officers pulling a woman from an overturned car minutes...

By / April 19, 2015

Scarlett O'Hara's dress sells for $137,000

A dress worn by Vivien Leigh as she played Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" has fetched $137,000...

By / April 19, 2015

Lawyer releases reserve deputy's training records

The lawyer for Robert Bates, an Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot a man he meant to subdue with...

By / April 19, 2015

2.25 tons of cocaine seized

French customs officers say they have seized a record 2.25 tons of cocaine aboard a sailboat that was falsely...

By / April 19, 2015

92,000 Mini Coopers recalled

BMW of North America will recall 91,800 Mini Coopers because of a faulty sensor that might not trigger...

By / April 19, 2015

Teens were bored, driver told police

The bored 16-year-old who gunned down a college baseball player in Oklahoma simply because he and his two friends...

By / April 19, 2015

Christie: Does Obama care about U.S.? We don't know

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned Friday whether President Barack Obama cares about the United...

By / April 18, 2015

The quick-hit history of medical marijuana

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the many uses of medical marijuana throughout history.

By / April 18, 2015

'Anne of Green Gables' actor dies

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, who co-starred in the "Anne of Green Gables" TV movies, died this week...

By / April 18, 2015