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

John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose...

By / May 24, 2015

Early Polls Shouldn't Decide Who Debates

By New / May 24, 2015

Weary of Moral Relativity

Frank Bruni, New York Times...

By Frank / 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

Behind the Rise and Fall of BlackBerry

“Losing the Signal” tells the inside story of Research In Motion’s efforts to take on the iPhone....

By / May 23, 2015

'Mayday! Emergency Landing. We're on Fire.'

Two weeks ago today, on the 70th anniversary of V-E Day, workaday life in downtown Washington came to a momentary...

By James / May 22, 2015

What's Missing in the Indictments Over Freddie Gray's Death

In a very brief news conference at the end of the day Thursday, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn...

By David / May 21, 2015

The End of the Boy Scout Ban on Gay Adults?

On Thursday, Boy Scouts of America President Bob Gates called for the end to the organization’s ban on gay adults...

By Adam / May 21, 2015

How to Treat Pregnant Drug Addicts? Your Thoughts

The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan recently reported on the increased use of incarceration to punish women...

By Chris / May 21, 2015

San Bernardino Votes to Move Past Bankruptcy, Plus Pandas and the Finale to the Boiled Frog Saga

A harvest of updates: - On Monday I described the choice that the city council of San Bernardino, California,...

By James / May 21, 2015

After the Waco Shootout, Texas Lawmakers Debate Gun Laws

Authorities are still working to develop a clear picture of the bullet-riddled scene where nine members...

By Adam / May 20, 2015


Obama Weighs Strategy as Data Laws Run Out

The Obama administration is reconsidering its counterterrorism initiatives as three laws that allow for surveillance...

By CHARLIE / May 24, 2015

Catholic Church Faces Murky Future After Same-Sex Marriage Vote in Ireland

The campaign by activist groups seemed as much about putting behind a past entrenched in theocracy and tradition...

By DANNY / May 24, 2015

Amazon to Stop Funneling European Sales Through Low-Tax Haven

Pressure is mounting for American tech companies, including Google, to stop using complex tax structures...

By MARK / May 24, 2015

2 dead, 100s of homes gone as flash floods wreak havoc in Texas, Oklahoma

Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods...

By FOX / May 24, 2015

Juan Pablo Montoya Wins the Indy 500

Montoya, driving for Team Penske, overcame early difficulty to win the 500 for the second time in his career,...

By THE / May 24, 2015

As Taliban Advance, Afghanistan Reluctantly Recruits Militias

Afghan officials are turning to forming militias as the army struggles to ward off Taliban offensives,...

By MUJIB / May 24, 2015

In Busy Silicon Valley, Protein Powder Is in Demand

Protein-packed drinkable meals come in powder form, are inexpensive, and are quick and easy to make so tech...

By BRIAN / May 24, 2015

71 Arrested in Cleveland Protests Over Officer’s Acquittal, Police Say

The police said demonstrations on Saturday after the acquittal of Officer Michael Brelo began peacefully...

By MITCH / May 24, 2015

U.S. Defense Secretary Blames Iraqi Forces for ISIS Victory in Ramadi

In some of the administration’s strongest remarks yet, Ashton B. Carter said Iraqi troops “failed...

By EMMARIE / May 24, 2015


Man in critical condition after being shot during soccer game in Orange County, Fla., police say - @WESH

Man in critical condition after being shot during soccer game in Orange County, Fla., police say - @WESH

By Jimmy / May 24, 2015

Full Episode: This Week 05/24/15: Hillary Clinton Benghazi Emails Get Released

Guests: John Kasich, Mac Thornberry, Donna Brazile, S.E. Cupp, Rep. Keith Ellison, Bill Kristol

By ABC / May 24, 2015

Mali: Rebels Capture Soldiers After Fighting In North

Mali: Rebels claim to have captured 19 soldiers after fighting in north

By ABC / May 24, 2015

Residents Along Blanco River in Texas Urged to Evacuate

Authorities urge residents in small Central Texas community to evacuate as Blanco River rises

By ABC / May 24, 2015

Residents trapped on roofs in Wimberley and near Kyle, Texas, due to flooding on the Blanco River - @TWCBreaking

Residents trapped on roofs in Wimberley and near Kyle, Texas, due to flooding on the Blanco River - @TWCBreaking

By David / May 24, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts Officers in Freddie Gray Death

A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore...

By / May 24, 2015

'American Sniper' Wife: 'I Feel God Prepared Me'

Americans poured into movie theaters in record numbers to see the movie, "American Sniper." Now his widow...

By / May 24, 2015

Why Is PayPal In the Credit Game?

According to the Department of Commerce, Americans spent $80 billion on online retail during the first...

By Bourree / May 23, 2015

The Weird End of the NSA's Phone Dragnet

In the wee hours of Saturday morning, the U.S. Senate played host to a moment that took mass surveillance...

By Conor / May 23, 2015

Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun

The phrase “shit hits the fan” has uncertain origins. Some claim it’s a descendant of a World War II adage...

By Bourree / May 22, 2015

Toward a Corporate World Where Sustainability Is an Expectation, Not a Goal

In this series, I’ve explored how people in different corporate roles and functions can push their...

By Christine / May 22, 2015

The Messy Politics of Trade and the Export-Import Bank

The debate over trade, jobs, and economic growth took an unexpected turn on Thursday, as an unusual alliance...

By Russell / May 22, 2015


Protests Erupt in Cleveland After Acquittal of Police Officer in Shooting Death of 2 Suspects

Cleveland police in riot gear arrested several demonstrators who were part of large crowds that stormed...

By The / May 24, 2015

Christian Alternative to Boy Scouts 'Saddened' by Gates' Push for BSA to Drop Ban on Gay Troop Leaders

The leader of a Christian scouting group that was founded by former members of the Boy Scouts of America...

By The / May 22, 2015


New way to celebrate Fleet Week: Selfies with sailors

It was only a matter of time before social media infiltrated Fleet Week New York, the annual celebration...

By / May 25, 2015

Is Fox News bad for the GOP?

Conservative historian Bruce Bartlett joins Brian Stelter to discuss what he calls the "self-brainwashing"...

By / May 24, 2015

See Johnny Depp's radical makeover to play mobster

Johnny Depp goes bald and blue-eyed for role of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.

By / May 24, 2015

13 breathtaking buildings that seem to defy gravity

By / May 24, 2015

Comedy great dies at 85

Comedy great Anne Meara, one half of the comedy team "Stiller & Meara," died at 85 on Saturday, her family...

By / May 24, 2015

'Now is not the time to return to your homes'

"Right now is not the time to return to your homes" -- an urgent warning Sunday from Ken Bell, the emergency...

By / May 24, 2015

What you should watch on TV this week

It's summertime in TV land, which means reality shows and game shows. But there's still some intriguing...

By / May 24, 2015

Freediving: 110 meters on a single breath

Jonathan Sunnex is part of a small group of elite freedivers who plunge hundreds of feet underwater,...

By / May 24, 2015

Nash portrayed by Russell Crowe in Oscar-winning film

Mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr., whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife died...

By / May 24, 2015

Libya attacks ship near ISIS-controlled port

A ship filled with "mercenaries, weapons and ammunition" was attacked by a Libyan air force plane Sunday...

By / May 24, 2015

Know your weed words

Learn more cannabis terminology from the stars of CNN's "High Profits," which airs Sundays on CNN at 10 p.m....

By / May 24, 2015

Zelizer: Iraq isn't going away anytime soon

Iraq isn't going away anytime soon.

By / May 24, 2015