Catcalling and the fine art of manufactured crisis

In response to In Defense of Catcalls: Catcalling, of course, an entirely manufactured "crisis," done...

October 31, 2014

Chris Christie: 'I Am Who I Am'

Friday on the campaign trail, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) was questioned about a confrontation he had earlier...

October 31, 2014

McClintock: Illegal Immigration Has Had ‘Huge Impact’ on CA Politics

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) argued that illegal immigration has had a “huge impact”...

October 31, 2014


American Foreign Service Organization: Too Many Political Picks in State Department

This story originally appeared at Yahoo News: President Barack Obama’s fondness for rewarding...

October 31, 2014

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

October 31, 2014

White House Now Supporting States' Rights to Enforce Ebola Quarantines

Now that nurse Kaci Hickox is defying a quarantine in Maine by riding her bicycle in front of news cameras,...

October 31, 2014


Democrats Increasingly Using Race-Baiting Tactics to Scare Black Voters to Polls

In key contests across the South, Democrats are increasingly resorting to harsh, race-based tactics in an effort...

October 31, 2014

Art Review: Celebrating Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum

“Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power” is the first museum show devoted to the ideas, innovation and influence...

October 31, 2014

Syrian Photographer’s Record of Deaths Generates Outrage, but Little Action

A celebrated defector is no longer optimistic that the United States has the will to stop the abuses...

October 31, 2014

Why Is Orman's Campaign Run by Democrats?

Sean Davis, The Federalist...

October 31, 2014


$2.25 Million Settlement for Family of Rikers Inmate Who Died in Hot Cell

The death of Jerome Murdough, a homeless veteran held in a mental health unit, provoked widespread public...

October 31, 2014

Ferrari to Pay $3.5 Million Fine

Fiat Chrysler’s Ferrari sports-car subsidiary has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil fine for failing...

October 31, 2014

Eric Frein, Suspect in Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper, Appears in Court

Mr. Frein, who had been a fugitive in the Pocono Mountains for weeks, was accused of shooting one officer...

October 31, 2014


Sex on Campus: UCLA Students Weigh Affirmative-Consent Laws

Imagine serving on the campus equivalent of a jury in a sexual-assault case. The accused testifies, "I thought...

October 31, 2014

Braving Ebola

Portraits of those who labor and those who survived at an Ebola treatment center in rural Liberia.

October 31, 2014

What Role Can Ex-Convicts Play in Curbing Violence?

"This is a bad neighborhood," the cabdriver tells me as we pull up to an ugly, beige, low-rise building...

October 31, 2014


Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

October 31, 2014

10 Creative Careers That Rely on Science and Math

You probably know someone working in science: People in STEM fields accounted for about 6 percent of American...

October 31, 2014

Photos of the Week: 10/25-10/31

This week we have Halloween photos, protests in Hungary, Hong Kong, and Israel, the World Beard and Mustache...

October 31, 2014


Most voters not worried about Ebola threat in California

Despite an onslaught of news bulletins and some missteps in the nation's response, a majority of California...

October 31, 2014

Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014


SpaceShipTwo has 'anomaly'

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo experienced "an in-flight anomaly" during a test flight Friday, the company...

October 31, 2014

U.S. advisers to ISIS hot zone?

Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi...

October 31, 2014

Date set for presidential debate

Mark your calendars: The midterm elections aren't yet been decided, but there's already a date scheduled...

October 31, 2014


J.K. Rowling's new 'Harry Potter' tale

In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted...

October 31, 2014

Why clowns keep scaring us

It sounds like something made up just in time for Halloween. Several reports from France of attacks by people...

October 31, 2014

See Frein outside courthouse

Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a state trooper, has been captured and is making his first court...

October 31, 2014