Don't Go Naked: These Cases Make Your iPhone 6 Better

No matter how good the iPhone gets, it can’t beat gravity. Affordable cases make up for its key shortcomings,...

By / May 6, 2015

Dangerous Myths Surrounding Charlie Hebdo

Jeff Goldberg, The AtlanticTwo recent events—the spectacle of Garry Trudeau, the Doonesbury...

By Jeff / May 5, 2015

ISIS Takes Credit for the Texas Attack

On Tuesday, ISIS took to its radio station to boast that the men who attacked the Muhammad Art Exhibit...

By Adam / May 5, 2015

EU Lifts Eurozone Growth Forecast

European Union economists said cheaper oil and central bank stimulus should help deliver faster growth...

By / May 5, 2015

Fresno to South Bend to Louisville: The Elusive Elements of Civic Success

Earlier today I mentioned a video that a public-private alliance in Fresno, California, has produced...

By James / May 5, 2015

Can Cars Save Downtown?

Everyone knows that cars, freeways, and automotive-borne sprawl helped kill America's traditional downtowns....

By James / May 4, 2015

A Terror Attack in Texas

On Sunday night, two gunmen opened fire outside a complex in Garland, Texas, that was hosting a contest...

By Adam / May 4, 2015

Which New Yorkers Should Move to L.A.?

LOS ANGELES—Over the weekend, The New York Times published an amusing article about New Yorkers discovering...

By Conor / May 4, 2015

For Clinton, a Trust Deficit to Surmount

Chris Cillizza, Washington PostIs Hillary Clinton honest enough to be president?That question —...

By Chris / May 4, 2015

Where the Minimum-Wage Fight Is Being Won

Last Thursday, congressional Democrats unveiled their latest demand for an increase in the national minimum...

By Russell / May 4, 2015

Build Your Vocabulary, 'Ass Baton' Edition

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have spent the past five days on a criminal-trial jury in D.C. superior...

By James / May 2, 2015

William Pfaff: Clarity in the American Interest

I am not taking time now to dig around and find some of the best examples of the clear-headed perspective...

By James / May 2, 2015


City Room: New York Today: Back to the Future

Wednesday: Restoring the future, sticky weather, and checking in.

By TATIANA / May 6, 2015

Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

By ADEEL / May 6, 2015

Afghan Judge Sentences 4 to Death Over Mob Killing

The judge also released on Wednesday many of the 49 people charged in the March killing of a woman who had been...

By AHMAD / May 6, 2015

Big Names in New York Real Estate Figure Into Skelos and Silver Cases

The corruption accusations against the two state legislators provide a glimpse into the seamier side...

By CHARLES / May 6, 2015

Leftist Party in Alberta Ends Long Dominance of Conservatives

Rachel Notley will be Alberta’s premier after the New Democratic Party ended the Progressive Conservatives’...

By IAN / May 6, 2015

Indiana man who ate woman's organs, receives rape charge

An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating some of her internal organs is facing...

By FOX / May 6, 2015

Van Gogh Painting Is Star During Sotheby’s Auction

The auction took in a total of $368 million, the second-highest sale of Impressionist and modern art in Sotheby’s...

By ROBIN / May 6, 2015

Donovan Wins Race for House Seat Grimm Vacated, A.P. Says

Daniel M. Donovan Jr., the Staten Island district attorney whose office investigated the chokehold death...

By ALEXANDER / May 6, 2015

Al Jazeera America, Its Newsroom in Turmoil, Is Now the News

A lawsuit and an exodus of top executives have revealed grievances that employees say reflect a deep...

By JOHN / May 6, 2015


Study: Top Tech Firms Bypassing Asian Workers for Exec Jobs

Study: Silicon Valley companies hire plenty of Asians, but relatively few become executives

By ABC / May 6, 2015

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year. Today's...

By ABC / May 6, 2015

Bronx man admits he aimed laser pointer at planes near La Guardia Airport, pleading guilty to federal charge - @nytimes

Bronx man admits he aimed laser pointer at planes near La Guardia Airport, pleading guilty to federal...

By Jillian / May 6, 2015

What's Behind Warren Buffett's Mixed Feelings About a Major Minimum Wage Hike

Around this time last year, Warren Buffett seemed stumped by the question of minimum wage. "I thought...

By Bourree / May 5, 2015

Sleepless Nights for Woods Over Vonn Split, Father's Death

Tiger Woods returns to golf with heavy heart: Vonn split, anniversary of father's death

By ABC / May 5, 2015

With Brands, What Exactly Is Mad Men</em> Selling?

On Sunday's episode of Mad Men, "Lost Horizon," the former SC&P partner and account executive Joan Harris...

By Lenika / May 5, 2015

Work Is About More Than Money

Work is normally discussed in financial terms: Does a job provide enough money to make ends meet? To plan...

By Rebecca / May 5, 2015

The Curse of Segregation

Baltimore did not need more negative publicity this week. But in a bit of fateful timing, the Equality...

By Derek / May 5, 2015

Attorney General Lynch to Visit Baltimore After Police Death

Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit Baltimore after protests, riots over police death

By ABC / May 5, 2015

Israeli PM Netanyahu's Victory Could Be Short-Lived

The morning after Israel's national elections in March, it seemed like Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's...

By / May 5, 2015

How NBA Teams Campaign for Their MVP Candidates

On Monday, the National Basketball Association announced that the Golden State Warriors guard Stephen...

By Adam / May 4, 2015

The Corruption of Bipartisanship

People say they want more bipartisanship. In poll after poll after poll, they decry the polarized atmosphere...

By David / May 4, 2015


Two Men Quote the Bible From Memory in 24 Hour Marathon to Raise Money for Nepal

Two men will be quoting the Bible from memory to raise money for charity to benefit the earthquake recovery...

By The / May 5, 2015

Dallas Theological Seminary Graduate Says School Told Him: 'We've Never Placed a Black Graduate to a White Church'

Jimmy King, a Dallas Theological Seminary graduate who now serves as senior pastor of Proclamation Church...

By The / May 5, 2015


How dangerous are treadmills?

How does a seemingly healthy 47-year-old millionaire die in a treadmill accident?

By / May 6, 2015

Is that a fried egg pancake or Rihanna's cape?

Even Chinese people were bewildered by Rihanna's China-inspired gown.

By / May 6, 2015

Endangered cockatoos found in plastic bottles

At least 24 cockatoos have been discovered stuffed into 1,500 ml plastic water bottles at an Indonesian...

By / May 6, 2015

5 things to start your day

Is ISIS linked to the foiled Texas attack? Are so-called "rough rides" part of Baltimore police culture?...

By / May 6, 2015

Did ISIS play a role in Texas shooting?

Terrorists, tweets and time lines.

By / May 6, 2015

American missing in Nepal

By / May 6, 2015

Police officer punches, kicks handcuffed woman

CNN affiliate WPLG reports that a police officer was caught on camera punching and kicking a handcuffed...

By / May 6, 2015

2 U.N. peacekeepers killed in convoy attack

Suspected rebels ambushed a U.N. convoy in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, killing two peacekeepers...

By / May 6, 2015

Jimmy Fallon, Jack Black remake song

By now, it's pretty clear Jimmy Fallon does what Jimmy Fallon wants to do on 'The Tonight Show' -- and whatever...

By / May 6, 2015

Prince to give Baltimore concert

First there was the song, then the concert.

By / May 6, 2015

Tiger: Haven't slept since breakup with Vonn

Tiger Woods says he hasn't slept well the past few days. But while Woods is about to compete in his first...

By / May 6, 2015

Boston bomber facing only two possible outcomes

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at first seemed defiant in court, using an accent he didn't normally have. FULL STORY ...

By / May 6, 2015