America's First Jewish President?

Zev Chafets, FOX NewsIn March, 2013, President Barack Obama paid a state visit to Israel. At the airport...

By Zev / May 28, 2015

Court Rejects Apple's Bid to Shake Off Monitor

A federal appeals court has rejected Apple Inc.’s efforts to rid itself of a corporate monitor appointed...

By / May 28, 2015

Paradise Lost: What the Texas Floods Swept Away

WIMBERLEY, TEXAS—The flash flood warnings kept coming in over television. That is, until the power...

By Richard / May 28, 2015

Sloppiness Won't Doom Health Reforms

Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesHow many politicians, aides, lobbyists, lawyers, insurance moguls, professional...

By Froma / May 28, 2015

American Futures Updates, from Mississippi to Arizona to California

Recent notes in the news: 1) The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science. A year ago my wife Deb and I had a deeply...

By James / May 28, 2015

How Nebraska Abolished the Death Penalty

Nebraska on Wednesday became the first conservative state in more than four decades to repeal the death...

By Russell / May 27, 2015

Bring Back the Military Draft? Your Thoughts

In the wake of another Memorial Day, when most Americans recognized their fallen veterans by staying...

By Chris / May 27, 2015

Post-Memorial Day Note: Another Kind of Service, in San Bernardino

In previous accounts we’ve described the economic predicament of San Bernardino, California. Most of its former...

By James / May 26, 2015

Border Patrol Agents Tase an Unarmed Woman Inside the U.S.

When the Border Patrol stopped Jessica A. Cooke at a checkpoint, the 21-year-old was about to earn her degree...

By Conor / May 26, 2015

The Man With the Winged Hand-Grenade Tattoo

Jeff Slater, an Army Infantry veteran who served in Iraq, is featured in an online exhibit called War Ink that...

By Jason / May 25, 2015

John Nash's Beautiful Life

John Nash, a Nobel laureate and mathematical genius whose struggle with mental illness was documented...

By Matt / May 24, 2015

'This Is Straight Murder': A Troubling Acquittal in Cleveland

On November 29, 2012, police officers and witnesses heard what appeared to be gunshots coming from a car driving...

By Matt / May 23, 2015


U.N. Resolves to Combat Plundering of Antiquities by ISIS

A resolution adopted unanimously by the General Assembly amounted to the broadest international condemnation...

By RICK / May 29, 2015

Morris Wilkins Dies at 90; Lured Lovers to Poconos

Mr. Wilkins marketed his once nondescript northeastern Pennsylvania hotel as a libidinous Land of Love.

By SAM / May 29, 2015

Carly Fiorina Runs Circles Around NBC News' Andrea Mitchell ....

By FOX / May 28, 2015

Richard Fuld Breaks His Silence Since Lehman’s Collapse

In his first public appearance since 2008, Richard S. Fuld mused about the economy, the Middle East,...

By DAVID / May 28, 2015

U.S. Soccer Will Support Blatter Rival in FIFA Election

Sunil Gulati said he would vote for Prince Ali bin al-Hussein to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president,...

By SAM / May 28, 2015

Vladimir Putin Denounces U.S. Over FIFA Arrests

The Russian president denounced what he said was “another blatant attempt by the United States to extend...

By NEIL / May 28, 2015

Big changes to McD's buns

By Fox / May 28, 2015

James Holmes’s Notebook and Insanity Debate at Aurora Shooting Trial

Prosecutors say the defendant was sane and methodical, planning his rampage with murderous intent. Defense...

By JACK / May 28, 2015

How Netflix Keeps Finding Itself on the Same Side as Regulators

The invisible hand of Netflix has been at work influencing policy and proposed mergers in the cable,...

By JAMES / May 28, 2015


Lithuania Wants NATO Battalion as 'Security Guarantee'

AP Interview: Foreign minister says Lithuania wants a NATO battalion as a 'security guarantee'

By ABC / May 28, 2015

Officials Say Fire at Kansas Pet Store Was Accidental

Fire that killed several animals at Kansas pet store likely started by electrical problem

By ABC / May 28, 2015

Photo: Small plane makes emergency landing near Nelson-Washington County, Ky., line; no injuries, police say - @wave3news

Photo: Small plane makes emergency landing near Nelson-Washington County, Ky., line; no injuries, police...

By Stephanie / May 28, 2015

Why Do Former High-School Athletes Make More Money?

This project was a slam dunk, that one was a home run, and it’s just the way the ball bounces—the...

By Joe / May 28, 2015

Selling the Desert's Water-Conservation Lessons to the Rest of the World

The Israeli farmers who pioneered the revolutionary technology known as drip irrigation weren’t trying...

By Saki / May 28, 2015

Death toll rises to 21 in Oklahoma and Texas storms as 2 more bodies are found in Texas; 11 people remain missing, authorities say - @AP

Death toll rises to 21 in Oklahoma and Texas storms as 2 more bodies are found in Texas; 11 people remain...

By Jillian / May 28, 2015

What Gang Bangers Taught a Chaplain about Jesus

Chris Hoke was a worship leader in search of really finding Jesus. Find out how he found what he was looking...

By / May 28, 2015

Texas Residents Evacuate, More Bad Weather Ahead

The death toll has risen to at least 20 people in this week's catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma....

By / May 28, 2015

Cardinals Rally, Complete Sweep of Diamondbacks

Heyward homer keys ninth-inning rally, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 4-3 for sweep

By ABC / May 28, 2015

Latest on Flooding: Body Found Believed to Be Houston Victim

Latest on flooding: Authorities believe body found is seventh victim of Houston-area flooding

By ABC / May 28, 2015

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

What does a guy have to do to get some respect in a presidential race? Three years ago, in the 2012 election,...

By David / May 27, 2015

Bernie Sanders Launches His Vermonster Campaign

Updated May 26, 2015, 6:35 p.m. Bernie Sanders is an unconventional candidate, and he’s launching his presidential...

By Russell / May 26, 2015


Is Bigotry Against Christians or Gays? Robert Jeffress, Samuel Rodriguez Debate Atheist David Silverman

Pastor Robert Jeffress and Rev. Samuel Rodriguez argued with American Atheists President David Silverman...

By The / May 28, 2015

Indiana's Marijuana Church Granted Tax-Exempt Status; Plans to Test Limits of Controversial Religious Freedom Law at First 'Worship' Service

Indiana's marijuana-smoking church has been incorporated as a tax-exempt religious organization by the Internal...

By The / May 27, 2015


Man says he knows where Natalee Holloway is

Jurriën de Jong says he kept silent for years because of his own crimes -- and out of fear. FULL STORY ...

By / May 29, 2015

Man says he knows where Natalee Holloway is

Jurriën de Jong says he kept silent for years because of his own crimes -- and out of fear. FULL STORY ...

By / May 29, 2015

The 'fallen stars' of Bangladesh

Like many little girls, Popy likes stuffed animals. The 8-year-old carries her teddy bear everywhere...

By / May 29, 2015

Racist Dr. Seuss drawing for sale

A California auction house is selling an early drawing by Dr. Seuss that's sure to disappoint the parents...

By / May 28, 2015

All Russian military deaths now a state secret

For years, the tally of Russian troops who died at war has been a state secret. Now, President Vladimir...

By / May 28, 2015

Dennis Hastert Was Just Indicted on Federal Charges. Read the Full Indictment.

Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been indicted for illegally transferring funds to dodge...

By AJ / May 28, 2015

Scenes From Underground (35 photos)

Caves and tunnels have always been part of human life. We've grown more adept at shaping these underground...

By The / May 28, 2015

Actor arrested on DUI charges

Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested on Monday night...

By / May 28, 2015

China, U.S.: No backing down

The standoff between the U.S. and China over disputed territory in the South China Sea is escalating...

By / May 28, 2015

Christie fires at Rand Paul, again

Sen. Rand Paul is "getting particularly sensitive" when it comes to the debate over the Patriot Act,...

By / May 28, 2015

Roads melt in heat wave

It's often hot in India. But the past 10 days have been exceptional, even for one of the hottest places...

By / May 28, 2015

Why your desk is hurting your job

Mike Rowe explains why having a desk might make you feel like you're accomplishing less at work.

By / May 28, 2015