Altera Deal Accelerates Intel Shift From PCs

Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich’s deal for Altera is a brash step after mostly incremental changes...

By / June 2, 2015

Paying the Price

Thomas Sowell, Investor's Business DailyBaltimore is now paying the price for irresponsible words and actions,...

By Thomas / June 2, 2015

Costly Bet on Big Cargo Ships Comes Up Short

The world’s biggest container-shipping operators are making an expensive bet by committing billions...

By / June 1, 2015

Joe Biden Now Must Do the Unthinkable

By Newsday / June 1, 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

How to Fix a Broken Police Department

CINCINNATI—Citizens were throwing stones and beer bottles at police officers in front of City Hall,...

By Alana / 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

A High School that Changes Lives, One at a Time

During our American Futures tour around the country, we have visited all kinds of schools. There are specialized...

By Deborah / May 28, 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

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

'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


Poll Shows Americans Favor Overhaul of Campaign Financing

Americans of both parties reject the regime of untrammeled money in elections, but more than half are pessimistic...

By NICHOLAS / June 2, 2015

City Room: New York Today: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Tuesday: Flash flooding (did we mention rain?) and awards for public servants (not rain-related).

By TATIANA / June 2, 2015

MMA star turns to film

By Fox / June 2, 2015

Egypt Court Postpones Morsi Death Sentence Ruling

An Egyptian court postponed on Tuesday issuing a final ruling over a death sentence recommendation for former...

By REUTERS / June 2, 2015

Families Wait in Vain for News as Rescue Efforts Continue on Yangtze River

More than 18 hours after the Oriental Star capsized, the vast majority of the 458 people on board were...

By EDWARD / June 2, 2015

Effort to Switch Colombian Farmers From Coca Falls Short of Hopes

The effort has gained new urgency since the government’s decision last month to halt an American-backed...

By WILLIAM / June 2, 2015

Charles Kennedy, Ex-Leader of Liberal Democrats in Britain, Dies at 55

Mr. Kennedy, the popular head of the party from 1999 to 2006, opposed the country’s involvement in the Iraq...

By STEVEN / June 2, 2015

FIFA chief's right-hand man reportedly transferred $10M to accounts controlled by indicted official

The corruption scandal that has shaken international soccer's governing body crept closer to the top of the organization...

By FOX / June 2, 2015

Head of T.S.A. Out After Tests Reveal Flaws

Transportation Security Administration screeners failed to detect weapons and other prohibited items...

By JADA / June 2, 2015


Where Should Poor People Live?

AMHERST, Mass. — When Peter Gagliardi first heard about an owner looking to sell an old farmhouse in this...

By Alana / June 2, 2015

Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before...

By Dominic / June 2, 2015

5 Things to Know This Morning

Your look at the five biggest stories this morning. 1. Cruise Ship in China Capsizes; Hundreds Missing Two...

By ABC / June 2, 2015

8 men arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual grooming in Oxford, England - @TheOxfordMail

8 men arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual grooming in Oxford, England - @TheOxfordMail

By David / June 2, 2015

Fracking a Hazard or Hope for American Energy?

Many believe hydraulic fracturing is a key component to helping the United States become energy independent....

By / June 2, 2015

Photo: Union Station in Washington, DC, flooding as heavy rains continue - @NickStarlingTV

Photo: Union Station in Washington, DC, flooding as heavy rains continue - @NickStarlingTV

By Jillian / June 1, 2015

California Farmers Submitting Plans to Save Water Under Deal

California farmers submit plans to save water under deal with state to avoid mandatory cuts

By ABC / June 1, 2015

Police Allow Addicts to Turn in Drugs If They Seek Treatment

Police in Massachusetts city allow addicts to turn in drugs without arrest if seek treatment

By ABC / June 1, 2015

The Limits of Religious-Freedom Protections

The Supreme Court hasn’t been shy recently about protecting religious freedom. In an 8-1 decision released...

By David / June 1, 2015

Giving to Charity Via Unlikely Middlemen: Walmart and Coke

Liam Monaghan, a 37-year-old white South African who now lives in California, knows from personal experience...

By Saki / June 1, 2015

The NSA's Phone Spying Program Put on Hold

If you’re making a phone call today, there’s a chance the NSA might not know about it. The spy agency...

By Russell / June 1, 2015

Dan Pfeiffer, former White House communications director and Obama senior adviser, joins CNN as a contributor - @brianstelter

Dan Pfeiffer, former White House communications director and Obama senior adviser, joins CNN as a contributor...

By Tricia / June 1, 2015


Hooters Waitress, 22, Donates Kidney to War Veteran She Barely Knows; Says Jesus Sent Her to 'Serve Him and Others'

A Hooters waitress in Fulton County, Georgia, is being hailed a hero for donating one of her kidneys...

By The / June 1, 2015

Obama Vows to Defend Human Rights in Talks With Cuba's Raul Castro as He Prays at National Shrine of Our Lady of Charity in Miami

President Barack Obama has promised a Cuban priest that he will defend human rights despite restoring...

By The / June 1, 2015


When can you video the police?

Defense attorney offers insights about your right to record what's going on around you.        

By USATODAY / June 2, 2015

Dashcam: Police shoot pastor

Authorities say a dashcam video shows officers were assaulted before fatally shooting a 35-year-old pastor....

By / June 2, 2015

Let's be honest about Caitlyn Jenner

So Bruce Jenner officially said farewell to his former male identity by introducing the world to Caitlyn...

By / June 2, 2015

Soccer pros apologize after report of racist orgy

Three Leicester City players apologized Sunday after a video surfaced that reportedly shows them participating...

By / June 2, 2015

What a shot! 39 amazing sports photos

By / June 2, 2015

Is this what London will look like in 100 years?

From spaceports and high-rise farms to floating cities and epic bridges, engineering experts predict...

By / June 2, 2015

Race is on to become Hillary Clinton alternative

The race to become the liberal alternative to Hillary Clinton is on.

By / June 2, 2015

East Coast gets more rain

Now it's the East Coast's turn to get walloped.

By / June 2, 2015

5 things to start your day

TSA screeners fail miserably on a test. Hundreds are feared dead after a Chinese ship sinks. And say hello...

By / June 2, 2015

FAA sued over airplane noise

How bad is the airplane noise over Phoenix?

By / June 2, 2015

Ship with 458 aboard sinks in China's Yangtze River

Rescuers are trying to reach people they believe are inside the cabin, state media reports. FULL STORY ...

By / June 2, 2015

Lead in 'Harry Potter' spinoff film has been cast

First there was Daniel Radcliffe, and now there is Eddie Redmayne.

By / June 2, 2015