Ray Rice Suspension Overturned in Arbitration

A former federal judge has overturned the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens...

November 28, 2014

BG Group Boss's Share Package Questioned

Shareholder-advisory group PIRC has recommended that BG Group investors reject a controversial share...

November 28, 2014

Bertelsmann CFO Hartmann to Step Down Jan. 31

Bertelsmann SE & Co Friday announced that Chief Financial Officer Judith Hartmann is leaving the company.

November 28, 2014


New York Agencies Gear Up to Meet Demands of New Immigration Policy

The executive actions on immigration are being seen by some officials and advocates as the biggest test...

November 28, 2014

Deadly Mosque Attack Intensifies Violence Gripping Northern Nigeria

Scores were feared dead after militants set off explosions at the central mosque in Kano, one of Nigeria’s...

November 28, 2014

Lens Blog: When Glamour Speaks Your Name

A new book looks at the history of how black women used style and substance to counter stereotypes — or invisibility...

November 28, 2014


Latest News: Black Friday, Phillip Hughes and P. D. James

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

November 28, 2014

Bargain Hunters Out in Force on Black Friday

Eager to make up for what has been a year of lackluster sales, retailers are offering eye-popping discounts...

November 28, 2014

The Rise of Daddy Daycare

What scene comes to mind when you envision a dad left in charge of his kids for the day? Is it a room...

November 28, 2014


 

Protesting Black Friday for Michael Brown

As millions of shoppers across the country marched to stores in search of post-Thanksgiving deals, demonstrators...

November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving in the Dust Bowl

Through the 1930s, a woman named Caroline Henderson wrote a popular series of articles for The Atlantic...

November 28, 2014

Made in the USA: Regulations Keeping Jobs Overseas?

Hundreds of companies are bringing production home to the United States instead of chasing cheap labor....

November 28, 2014


Wounded Warriors Find Path to Healing in Alaska

After a decade of non-stop fighting abroad, a new program is bringing wounded warriors and their families...

November 28, 2014

The Fading Spectacle of Black Friday

BlackFridayDeathCount.com keeps a running list of the casualties incurred by the rites and rituals of the day after...

November 27, 2014

The Meaning of Thanksgiving, as Told Through Cold War Propaganda

The Johnsons, a fictional Midwestern family, are in for a letdown one Thanksgiving in the 1950s. Expenses...

November 26, 2014


 

Ravens cut star after video of attack on now-wife

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL. ...

November 28, 2014

Who is Ray Rice?

Here's a look at the life of suspended NFL running back Ray Rice.

November 28, 2014

Chief: Gunman was a 'lone wolf'

A man fired shots at a Mexican Consulate, federal courthouse and police headquarters in Texas before...

November 28, 2014


Dozens die in mosque attack

Three explosions rocked a mosque in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Friday, worshipers there said. ...

November 28, 2014

Shooter targeted Austin police

An officer who confronted a gunman in Texas' capital used one hand to fire at the suspect while using...

November 28, 2014

Jet engines get more amazing

Let's hear it for the gravity-defying magic carpet we call the jet engine.

November 28, 2014


 

Photos of the Week: 11/22-11/28

This week we have Black Fiday in the UK, a flood protection system in Venice, scenes from Ferguson, Missouri,...

November 28, 2014

How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful: Give Them Less

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion...

November 27, 2014

The Crackdown on Poor Teacher Training Programs

In 2011, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called it “laughable” that the majority of states...

November 27, 2014


The Failure of Tribal Schools

Breanne Lugar says the only reason she enrolled in college was so she could move away from the house...

November 26, 2014

Scenes from Nepal

Nepal, the "Roof of the World", is home to 27 million people, eight of the world's ten tallest mountains,...

November 26, 2014

Nudging College Students to Prevent Rape and Sexual Assault

In the summer of 1998, I carried a good friend off the roof of a UC Berkeley frat house. I didn't belong...

November 25, 2014


Was Moses a Founding Father?

Last Tuesday, the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing to choose which new social studies...

November 25, 2014

Traveling Offers Lessons That U.S. Schools Fail to Provide

When I turned 15, my parents sent me alone on a one-month trip to Ecuador, the country where my father...

November 25, 2014

Violent Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Last night, the decision of a St. Louis County grand jury to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren...

November 25, 2014