Microsoft Plays Waiting Game in Smartphone Race

Microsoft has a new fix-it plan for the company’s smartphone business: Wait a little longer.

March 2, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., lays out the week ahead; mentions Department of Homeland Security conference vote, Keystone veto override, others, but no mention of full Loretta Lynch vote - @frankthorpNBC

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., lays out the week ahead; mentions Department of Homeland...

March 2, 2015

US State Department says Secretary Kerry's meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif to go on 'for multiple hours' tomorrow in Geneva - @HannahAllam

US State Department says Secretary Kerry's meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif to go on 'for...

March 2, 2015


Atlanta police make 1 arrest in connection with viral video showing beating woman says started over a hamburger - @11AliveNews

Atlanta police make 1 arrest in connection with viral video showing beating woman says started over a hamburger...

March 2, 2015

Photo: Hail covers the sands off Huntington Beach, Calif., as a storm moves in - @latimes

Photo: Hail covers the sands off Huntington Beach, Calif., as a storm moves in - @latimes

March 2, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: Democrats are filibustering Keystone veto override; 'I'd advise all our Democratic friends to drop all the negativity and drop all the gridlock' - @burgessev

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: Democrats are filibustering Keystone veto override; 'I'd...

March 2, 2015


Savannah Guthrie to fill in for Lester Holt on 'NBC Nightly News' due to family medical emergency - @brianstelter

Savannah Guthrie to fill in for Lester Holt on 'NBC Nightly News' due to family medical emergency - @brianstelter

March 2, 2015

Editor's note: The U.S. House and Senate return today and will again have until Friday night to reach a deal on funding the Department of Homeland Security. Last Friday was the original deadline, but lawmakers passed a one-week stopgap bill. Senators are expected to take a procedural vote on whether or not to move toward a conference committee with the House, The Hill reports. Senate Democrats have said they will work to block an attempt to go to conference. House Republicans will be working to reach a deal on President Obama's immigration executive order and DHS funding. - Stephanie

Editor's note: The U.S. House and Senate return today and will again have until Friday night to reach...

March 2, 2015

New Boko Haram video showing beheading of 2 alleged regime informants mimics production of Islamic State videos - @NBCNews

New Boko Haram video showing beheading of 2 alleged regime informants mimics production of Islamic State...

March 2, 2015


'Judge Judy' extends $47 million contract with CBS through 2020 - @Variety

'Judge Judy' extends $47 million contract with CBS through 2020 - @Variety

March 2, 2015

Aides to Hillary Clinton circulate talking points on rebutting Clinton Foundation attacks, according to email obtained by @nytimes

Aides to Hillary Clinton circulate talking points on rebutting Clinton Foundation attacks, according...

March 2, 2015

Photo: Scene of a small plane crash at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Palm Beach County, Fla. - @nbc6

Photo: Scene of a small plane crash at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in Palm Beach County,...

March 2, 2015


 

A Winter in Siberia (25 photos)

Based in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Reuters photographer Ilya Naymushin captures scenes...

March 2, 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 2, 2015

In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking

In an election Tuesday where voters will weigh in on an idea to boost L.A.’s low voter turnout, it remains...

March 2, 2015


Can Scott Walker ride union-busting to the White House? (+video)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a big impression at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and he’s...

March 2, 2015

State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party

In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally...

March 2, 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 1, 2015


Reunions and Ransoms in Burma: Digital Connections Among the Rohingya (20 photos)

The Rohingya have suffered years of persecution in Burma. Rohingya Muslims are denied full citizenship,...

March 1, 2015

Photos of the Week: 2/21-2/27 (35 photos)

This week we have a fireball above Calgary, wintry weather from Saudi Arabia to New York City, Iranian...

February 27, 2015

What Animals Teach Us About Measuring Intelligence

My dog Maebe gets very excited whenever my roommate comes home. Due to her heightened sense of smell,...

February 27, 2015


 

He was killed; she has her own fears

Model Anna Duritskaya was walking with Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov when he was shot and killed....

March 2, 2015

Walker's a Top-Tier Candidate. Now What?

Russ Smith, Splice TodaySo far this year, in the conservative press, The Wall Street Journal’s...

March 2, 2015

Danger Ahead for Obama on Iran

Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic...

March 2, 2015


Speech Spat Won't Change US-Israel Relations

Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe...

March 2, 2015

The End of John Roberts' Dream?

Robert Barnes, Washington PostThe first time the Affordable Care Act came before the Supreme Court, its constitutional...

March 2, 2015

Could SCOTUS Cause Obamacare Death Spiral?

Margot Sanger-Katz, NYTEven if you don’t receive Obamacare subsidies, you could still be harmed...

March 2, 2015