Cavaliers Mix It Up and Edge Nets

David Blatt, Cleveland’s coach, shook up his starting lineup by adding Mike Miller, and Miller promptly...

December 20, 2014

Border Patrol Apprehensions Show a Shift in Migration Patterns

For the first time in at least two decades, fewer migrants from Mexico were caught crossing into the United...

December 20, 2014

Panel to Advise Against Penalty for C.I.A.’s Computer Search

A panel investigating the agency’s search of a computer network used by staff members of the Senate...

December 20, 2014


St. Louis County Prosecutor Says Actions on Ferguson Were Correct

Robert P. McCulloch defended his office’s presentation of the Michael Brown case to a grand jury and his decision...

December 20, 2014

The Audacity of Scolding Sony

The accepted story of President Obama in the six weeks since the November elections is that he's been...

December 19, 2014

Wall Street Needs to Calm Down and Take Some Deep Breaths

Punched walls, broken phones, thrown pens, and slammed doors. Those are all tactics allegedly employed...

December 19, 2014


M.F.A.s: An Increasingly Popular, Increasingly Bad Financial Decision

There's an argument that's gained traction in recent years in vastly different fields, and it's don't...

December 19, 2014

A Downbeat Legacy for James Brown

Nearly eight years after the singer died, his disputed will remains mired in lawsuits, and a trust set up for needy...

December 13, 2014

 

The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking Ban

The battle over untapped natural gas in New York State seems to have hit a crescendo. Following an extensive...

December 19, 2014

The States Sparring Over Legal Weed

Just weeks before the one-year anniversary of legal marijuana in Colorado, the state's status as breaker...

December 19, 2014

The U.S. Made $15 Billion From Bailouts

The Treasury Department announced on Friday morning that with the sale of its nearly 55 million remaining...

December 19, 2014


Travel Chronicles, From East to West

Everyone has got lots of things to think about at the end of a year. But I wanted to note things we've...

December 19, 2014

Who Said What? The 2014 News Quiz

From the Ice Bucket Challenge to ISIS, 2014 was a busy year. Ebola ransacked West Africa, Scotland almost...

December 19, 2014

When Cops Don't Know the Law

My primary emotion when I think of law-enforcement officers is profound gratitude that they did not shoot...

December 17, 2014


 

Video shows couple nuzzling after fight

Newly released footage shows the two in handcuffs after the February elevator fight in which former NFL player...

December 20, 2014

NFL toughens personal conduct policy

NFL teams have unanimously endorsed a new personal conduct policy for all NFL employees after discussions...

December 20, 2014

8 kids dead; mom cooperating

As Australia grapples with another shocking tragedy -- the deaths of eight children in one home -- the mother...

December 20, 2014


N. Korea to U.S.: Let's work together

North Korea slammed U.S. allegations that the regime is responsible for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures,...

December 20, 2014

Fasting for Kobani in streets of D.C.

For most of the people who pass by Moustafa Mohamad, what's happening in parts of Iraq and Syria under...

December 20, 2014

See the paintings they've recovered

December 20, 2014


 

Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many students

President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred...

December 20, 2014

EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

December 20, 2014

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014


Time's Up for 'Timeout'

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors...

December 19, 2014

Photos of the Week: 12/13-12/19

This week we have Santa Claus on a zip line in Brazil, a replica White House in Erbil, Iraq, freezing...

December 19, 2014

Orange Is the New Class

The show is as riveting as it is enlightening, humorous as it is dark. From its raw lesbianism and gnawing...

December 19, 2014


Students Are Bankrolling Public Colleges Now More Than Ever Before

Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most...

December 18, 2014

Mythbusters: Teaching Through Wonder—and Failure

When I set out to write about unconventional educators, the first person on my wish list was Adam Savage....

December 18, 2014

Will Malaysia's Bold Education Goals Help It Become a Developed Nation?

Malaysia has only been independent from Britain since 1957, but its trajectory towards development has been...

December 18, 2014