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 WSJ.com: / 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


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

A Word Cloud of Ajo, Arizona

Having listened to people from around the U.S. talk to us for our American Futures adventure over the last...

By Deborah / April 30, 2015

What Makes a Method of Execution Constitutional?

Is it constitutional to execute people by burning them at the stake? What if they are anesthetized first?...

By Matt / April 30, 2015


 

Isiah Thomas Is Named President of W.N.B.A.’s Liberty

Thomas, the former Knicks coach and executive who was often a lightning rod for criticism by fans and the news...

By VICTOR / May 5, 2015

Astronomers Measure Distance to Farthest Galaxy Yet

The exceptionally luminous galaxy, EGS-zs8-1, is already about one-sixth as massive as the Milky Way and making...

By DENNIS / May 5, 2015

Kim Kardashian nearly nude at 2015 Met Gala, as is Beyonce

Kim Kardashian knows how to make a scene, even when she's surrounded by the biggest stars in the world...

By FOX / May 5, 2015


Obama Nominates Joseph Dunford as Next Chairman of Joint Chiefs

In nominating Joseph F. Dunford Jr. of the Marines, the president picked a veteran combat commander to help...

By PETER / May 5, 2015

A Mother’s Cookbook Shares More Than Recipes

A family’s cooking history is seasoned with smudges, shorthand notations and challenging penmanship.

By KIM / May 5, 2015

Public Editor's Journal: Perfectly Reasonable Question: Keeping Track of Congressional Votes

A reader wants to know how his senators are voting, and it turns out that The Times is already on it

By MARGARET / May 5, 2015


New York State to Adopt Uniform Bar Exam

The state’s chief judge said he expected the move to result in a “domino effect” with the remaining...

By STEPHANIE / May 5, 2015

Rescued by an Air Ambulance, but Stunned at the Sky-High Bill

Squeezed by competition and insurance cuts, air ambulance companies are increasingly pressing patients...

By PETER / May 5, 2015

Restaurants: Restaurant Review: Mu Ramen in Long Island City, Queens

Mu Ramen has its own place now, a civilized spot for the slurping crowd.

By PETE / May 5, 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


Burundi's constitutional court approves candidacy of President Nkurunziza for third-term bid - @Reuters

Burundi's constitutional court approves candidacy of President Nkurunziza for third-term bid - @Reuters

By David / May 5, 2015

Canada Opposes Bail for Former Gitmo Inmate Omar Khadr

Canadian government opposes granting bail to former Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr

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 CBN.com / May 5, 2015


Watch: James Holmes' Bizarre Voicemail to Gun Range Owner

Glenn Ratkovich testified today in the Aurora theater shooting trial about the odd voicemail he received...

By ABC / May 4, 2015

How NBA Teams Campaign for Their MVP Candidates

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

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


 

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

Nashville Swingers' Sex Club Poses as 'Church' With 'Choir' and 'Handbell' Rooms to Legally Operate Next to Christian School

A Nashville-based swingers' sex club claims it's going to use its facility as a "church" in an attempt...

By The / May 4, 2015

 

Family: Prosecute 'rough ride'

The family of another man who died after being paralyzed riding in the back of a Baltimore police van wants...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

'Wedding Singer's rapping granny dead at 101

Her name was Ellen Albertini Dow. You probably knew her as the rapping granny from "The Wedding Singer."...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

Fabled Las Vegas casino closes after 60 years

And another one bites the dust.

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015


Somehow, cop won gun battle

It wasn't a fair fight.

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

Tsarnaev flips the bird at camera

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown raising his middle finger to a camera while...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

Met Gala 2015: Can't beat Beyoncé

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015


Drone gives up-close view of destruction

After a 4-month battle with ISIS, Kurdish forces liberated the Syrian city of Kobani from ISIS control,...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

'Alone time' is good for you

Loneliness may have health risks, but quality time with yourself is great

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

Obama tells Letterman his post-presidency plans

President Barack Obama returned to "The Late Show with David Letterman," making his final appearance...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015


TV or Not TV?

The Federal Communications Commission wants some local TV broadcasters to sell back their airwaves...

By Room / May 5, 2015

'Star Trek' yeoman dead at 85

Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand in the original "Star Trek" series and a handful of movies...

By CNN.com / May 5, 2015

2 Shootings Caught on Video, 2 Young Black Victims, and Zero Charges Against the Police

While all eyes were on the unrest in Baltimore last week following Freddie Gray's death in police custody,...

By Jaeah / May 5, 2015