City Room: New York Today: Real-Life Civics Class

Wednesday: Charter-school students head to Albany, rain turns to snow, and a ticket blizzard for those...

March 4, 2015

FBI: Person in Custody in Maryland Shootings; 1 Damaged NSA

FBI: Person believed responsible for Maryland shootings in custody; NSA building damaged

March 4, 2015

A Murderer and Rapist's Views Reflect Those of Many in India

Killer's comments blaming women for being raped reflect views held by many in India

March 4, 2015


Singapore police investigating reports of man who allegedly cheated, overcharged unsuspecting passengers while posing as Uber driver - @AP

Singapore police investigating reports of man who allegedly cheated, overcharged unsuspecting passengers...

March 4, 2015

Los Angeles police searching for 6 suspects after 2 injured in shooting in Reseda neighborhood - @ABC7

Los Angeles police searching for 6 suspects after 2 injured in shooting in Reseda neighborhood - @ABC7

March 4, 2015

Local media reports 9 people killed, 10 others injured after fire at agricultural trade center in China's Yunnan Province - @XHNews

Local media reports 9 people killed, 10 others injured after fire at agricultural trade center in China's...

March 4, 2015


India's central bank cuts key interest rate by a quarter percentage point - @AP

India's central bank cuts key interest rate by a quarter percentage point - @AP

March 4, 2015

Crackdown Deals Macau a Rough Hand

Macau gambling revenue remained in a free fall in February, sinking 49% from a year earlier amid China’s...

March 4, 2015

Boston has received 1.6 inches of snow as of 12 am ET; season total up to 105.7 inches - @breakingweather

Boston has received 1.6 inches of snow as of 12 am ET; season total up to 105.7 inches - @breakingweather

March 4, 2015


Wrong-way driver crashes into several vehicles on 605 Freeway in Irwindale, Calif.; injuries not immediately known - @NBCLA

Wrong-way driver crashes into several vehicles on 605 Freeway in Irwindale, Calif.; injuries not immediately...

March 4, 2015

Emergency warning issued for bushfires near township of Lefroy in northern Tasmania - @SkyNewsAust

Emergency warning issued for bushfires near township of Lefroy in northern Tasmania - @SkyNewsAust

March 4, 2015

Walmart in La Habra, Calif., evacuated as authorities investigate reported bomb threat - @ABC7

Walmart in La Habra, Calif., evacuated as authorities investigate reported bomb threat - @ABC7

March 4, 2015


 

Sen. Barbara Mikulski retiring: Will Martin O'Malley run? (+video)

Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving female senator in US history, has been a legislative force in her home...

March 4, 2015

L.A. school board races head to runoffs as charter backers' clout shows

A push by backers of charter schools to have a bigger voice on the Los Angeles Board of Education appears...

March 4, 2015

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber pressured to resign over 'first lady' scandal (+video)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes, who serves as the state’s first lady, faces charges...

March 4, 2015


Polls close and count begins in L.A. City Council, school board races

The polls are now closed in Los Angeles’ municipal primary election, and campaigns across the city...

March 4, 2015

Poll worker: 'Tell your friends to come and vote!'

What if the city of Los Angeles had an election and no one showed up?

March 3, 2015

Why judge's pension ruling is blow to Christie's political brand

Gov. Chris Christie's 2011 pension reform helped make him a national figure. But a judge's ruling that...

March 3, 2015


Wyoming Schools Could Soon Teach That Global Warming Is Real

Wyoming Republican Gov. Matt Mead signed a bill on Monday that paves the way for climate change to be taught...

March 3, 2015

A Visit to Aoshima, a Japanese 'Cat Island' (24 photos)

Aoshima Island is one of about a dozen "cat islands" around Japan, small places where there...

March 3, 2015

What Makes a Good Teacher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed major changes to teacher evaluations in New York. The changes emphasize...

March 3, 2015


 

In Praise of Fox News's Greg Gutfeld

Kalefa Sanneh, The New YorkerLast month, Jon Stewart declared that he would be leaving “The...

March 4, 2015

Dads, Daughters, and Idiots on the Internet

Curt Schilling, 38 PitchesI thank God every day that Facebook and Twitter, instagram, vine, Youtube,...

March 4, 2015

Bibi, Not Obama, Believes in U.S. Exceptionalism

Charles Hurt, WTAppearing before Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid bare terrifying...

March 4, 2015


Bibi Declares War - at Congress' Request

Dana Milbank, Washington PostNancy Pelosi looked as if she might charge the well of the House and confront...

March 4, 2015

Rahm's Troubles Should Worry Hillary

Robert Tracinski, The FederalistLast week, the mayoral election in Chicago produced a shocking result...

March 4, 2015

Could Rahm Actually Lose?

Alex Isenstadt, PoliticoA runoff that was expected to be a slam dunk for Rahm Emanuel is turning out to be uncomfortably...

March 4, 2015