DNA Testing Firm Myriad Fights Off Rivals

Nearly two years after the Supreme Court struck down its gene patents, DNA testing company Myriad is fighting...

By WSJ.com: / May 3, 2015

Berkshire Shareholders Pepper Buffett With Some Hard Questions

Shareholders peppered Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger with questions ranging from granular to broad...

By WSJ.com: / May 3, 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


Thugs and Riots, in Black and White

Cathy Young, RealClearPoliticsIn the wake of the violence in Baltimore, tensions over race relations...

By Cathy / 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

The 'Depraved-Heart Murder' of Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray was murdered by police after an unlawful arrest, the Baltimore City state's attorney said...

By David / May 1, 2015


The Political Opportunity of a Drought

“I can tell you, from California, climate change is not a hoax," California Governor Jerry Brown told...

By Adam / May 1, 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

'We Disagree With Any Implication That Freddie Gray Severed His Own Spinal Cord'

Updated on April 30, 2015 As protests formed in a handful of major American cities on Wednesday night,...

By Adam / April 30, 2015


Our New Site (a Guide)

As you might have noticed, as of this past week TheAtlantic.com has a new look on the web. You can read...

By James / April 30, 2015

A Quieter Night in Baltimore

Following a night of demonstrations, clashes, and mass arrests, relative calm descended across Baltimore...

By Adam / April 29, 2015

'Generation Now'—What People Do, When There Seems to Be Nothing to Do

In the next few installments I will be talking about two cities in inland Southern California that have...

By James / April 29, 2015


 

Dave Goldberg’s Lifetime of Advocating for Women

The chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of the Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg was raised...

By JODI / May 3, 2015

Ethiopian-Israelis Protest in Tel Aviv Over Police Treatment

Thousands of young Ethiopian-Israelis and sympathizers took to the streets on Sunday, paralyzing the heart...

By ISABEL / May 3, 2015

TV Sports: An Engaging Call Elevates Welterweight Title Bout Above Distractions

The the celebrity-saturated Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, two well-matched announcers captured the atmosphere...

By RICHARD / May 3, 2015


ArtsBeat: PEN Writers’ Gala Replaces 6 Who Quit Over Charlie Hebdo Award

Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman, and Alison Bechdel will replace the writers who dropped out as table hosts...

By ANDREW / May 3, 2015

Nepal’s Bureaucracy Is Blamed as Quake Relief Supplies Pile Up

Western government and aid organization officials said that Nepali authorities were insisting that standard...

By GARDINER / May 3, 2015

Jamie Foxx criticized for his version of national anthem

Jamie Foxx sang the national anthem before “The Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather and Manny...

By FOX / May 3, 2015


Baltimore Lifts Citywide Curfew Put in Place After Rioting

The police had credited the curfew with curbing violent protests, but it had also come under mounting...

By NYT / May 3, 2015

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY NYPD cop shot in the head, in critical condition: report

By Fox / May 3, 2015

Mayweather’s Defensive Tactics Frustrate Pacquiao

The much-hyped superfight displayed vintage Floyd Mayweather tactics, as the undefeated champion kept...

By JOHN / May 3, 2015


 

Suspect in Chicago-Area FAA Fire Formally Charged

Suspect in September fire at Chicago-area air traffic facility formally charged

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Thousands Turn out to Clean Milan After May Day Clashes

Milanese march proudly, clean damage after May Day clashes left city trashed on Expo's 1st Day

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Photo: Riders in NYC's 5 Boro Bike Tour travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan - @AllisonPapson

Photo: Riders in NYC's 5 Boro Bike Tour travel along the FDR Drive in Manhattan - @AllisonPapson

By Tricia / May 3, 2015


Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism

In 2008, I was elected governor of Delaware. In politics, timing is everything. You can be a fantastic...

By Jack / May 3, 2015

More: Victims killed in Livermore, Calif., were in a backyard when they were hit by a suspected drunk driver - @KatieABC7

More: Victims killed in Livermore, Calif., were in a backyard when they were hit by a suspected drunk...

By David / May 3, 2015

Baltimore Relieved by Charges, Weary of Curfew

Baltimore relieved by charges, weary of curfew as final night of restrictions approaches

By ABC / May 3, 2015


Today in History

Today in History

By ABC / May 3, 2015

Americans Ok with Drone Strikes on Terrorists

The majority of Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists, according to a new Associated Press...

By CBN.com / May 3, 2015

CBN News Sunday: Beyond Baltimore, Repairing and Restoring a Nation

As unrest and violence marked a the past week in Baltimore, CBN News talks with pastors who are leading...

By CBN.com / May 3, 2015


The Day Nixon Cracked

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/391880/richard-nixon-bizarre-lincoln-memorial/

By Chris / May 2, 2015

When Cities and Suburbs Work Together

In the 1980s, the city of Denver, Colorado, was hardly a model for any type of economic development....

By Nancy / May 2, 2015

The Fight to Organize the 'Fight of the Century'

On Saturday night Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will finally get into the ring together. They’re...

By Gary / May 2, 2015


 

Baltimore-Raised Pastor Tony Evans Says It Is Time for Christians to Get 'Aggressive' on Rebuilding the Family, Addressing Justice Issues and Restoring Morality

Megachurch pastor Tony Evans has issued a call to Christians across the nation to rise to the challenge...

By The / May 3, 2015

Tebow Cure Hospital Opens in Philippines; 'We Will Share Love of Jesus and Bring Physical Healing,' Says CURE CEO

The Tebow CURE Hospital, built by a foundation of former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow...

By The / May 2, 2015

 

Legendary ballerina dies

Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, who was considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century,...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Why police body cameras don't solve everything

Politicians and privacy and civil-rights advocates can't agree on the use of body cameras.

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Actress talks working in Baltimore

Actress Sonja Sohn talks about working in Baltimore and the challenges the city faces with CNN's Fredricka...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015


Opinion: Crisis offers glimmer of progress

When riots broke out in Baltimore last week following the funeral ceremony for Freddie Gray, most Americans...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Jamie Foxx's national anthem underwhelms

The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiano promised to be the fight of the century.

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Look who's expecting: Growing celeb families

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015


Bourdain picks his top 10 episodes

A look at Anthony Bourdain's pick at the the top episodes of "Parts Unknown."

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

'SNL' mocks Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight

"Saturday Night Live" returned this weekend after several weeks off, with Scarlett Johansson as host...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

Baltimore mayor ends curfew

Hundreds of Baltimore residents rallied peacefully Saturday following the arrest a day earlier of six police...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015


Royal baby meets the family

Just one day old -- and it's time for Britain's royal baby to meet the family.

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

'SNL' mocks Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight

Airing at the same time as the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, "SNL" aired a "pirated" version of the highly...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015

'Star Wars' director pulls out

A new batch of planned "Star Wars" movies suffered a setback after director Josh Trank pulled out of the project. ...

By CNN.com / May 3, 2015