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 WSJ.com: / April 18, 2015

Ford to Develop Carbon-Fiber Material

Ford Motor is entering into a joint venture with carbon-fiber manufacturer DowAksa, a move aimed at more...

By WSJ.com: / April 18, 2015

That Old-Time Economics

Paul Krugman, New York TimesAmerica has yet to achieve a full recovery from the effects of the 2008 financial...

By Paul / April 17, 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

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


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

Technophoria: Technology That Prods You to Take Action, Not Just Collect Data

New self-monitoring devices are more about behavior change than data-gathering.

By NATASHA / April 18, 2015

Israel and Palestinians Reach Tax Deal

Resolving a monthslong dispute, Israel will release $470 million in taxes collected on behalf of the Palestinians,...

By ISABEL / April 18, 2015

Sam: I need to prove myself

By Fox / April 18, 2015

G.O.P. Hopefuls in New Hampshire Attack Clinton More Than One Another

During a gathering in New Hampshire, an energized, confident bench of 19 Republicans took turns taking...

By PATRICK / April 18, 2015

Germanwings Crash Exposes History of Denial on Risk of Pilot Suicide

In the days after Andreas Lubitz flew himself and 149 others into a mountainside, investigations have...

By NICHOLAS / April 18, 2015

Ben Affleck demanded PBS program hide his slave-owning ancestor

Ben Affleck insisted on censoring the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves from PBS show “Finding...

By FOX / April 18, 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

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

By ABC / April 18, 2015

Suicide Attack in Afghanistan Kills 22 People

Official: at least 22 people killed in a suicide motorcycle bombing in eastern Afghanistan

By ABC / 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 CBN.com / 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

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 CBN.com / 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

How NPR Tote Bags Became a Thing

Tote bags are so synonymous with public broadcasting in the United States that they're as much a physical...

By Adrienne / April 16, 2015


Christian Blogger Matt Walsh Tells Fast-Food Workers They Don't Deserve $15 an Hour to Flip Burgers

Christian blogger Matt Walsh ripped into fast-food workers who reportedly rallied in some 230 American...

By The / April 17, 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


'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 CNN.com / April 18, 2015

'Spice' sends 160 to hospitals

New York state authorities have issued a health alert following a dramatic spike in hospital visits for synthetic...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

The FBI's most-wanted domestic terrorist fugitives

Threats range from white supremacists to eco-terrorists to anti-government extremists. FULL STORY

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

'Just Got Paid' singer dies

Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp, best known for the 1988 party anthem "Just Got Paid," died this week...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

Hours at sea, then desperation

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

CEO: A woman should not be president

The female business owner who declared on Facebook earlier this week that women aren't fit to be President...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

See who just joined 'Zoolander 2' cast

Looks like another really, really, ridiculously good-looking person is joining the cast of "Zoolander...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

Teen convicted in 'thrill kill'

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

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

McCain: It's denial of reality

CNN's Jim Sciutto has the latest on a car bombing near the U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq, that killed...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

Laid-off Target employees go viral in video

Employees sing bye bye to Target. Jeanne Moos reports on "Closing Time" sung on a dolly dragged around...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

Creator of indoor malls dies at 91

American suburbanites who can do all their shopping without getting wet, driving from point-to-point...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015

CEO: A woman shouldn't be president

A female CEO from Texas is under fire after saying that she doesn't believe a woman should be president...

By CNN.com / April 18, 2015