Atheist Call to Abort Disabled Is Doomed

Naomi Schaefer Riley, NY Post...

September 1, 2014

Why Rick Perry deleted a disparaging tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry deleted what was described as an "unauthorized tweet" from his verified...

September 1, 2014

Anarchy Looms in Libya

September 1, 2014


Big Data and Chicago's Traffic-cam Scandal

Holman Jenkins, WSJ...

September 1, 2014

Why Uber Must Be Stopped

Andrew Leonard, SalonWhat is Uber? A paragon of free market efficiency and technological innovation serving...

August 31, 2014

Gubernatorial Race Nasty & Expensive

August 31, 2014


Texas Governor Rick Perry's Twitter Mishap - WFMY News 2

WFMY News 2Texas Governor Rick Perry's Twitter MishapWFMY News 2The tweet said, "I don't...

September 1, 2014

Rick Perry Says He Didn't Mean to Tweet About How His Political Enemy Is 'the ... - New York Magazine

New York MagazineRick Perry Says He Didn't Mean to Tweet About How His Political Enemy Is 'the...

September 1, 2014

Rick Perry makes a Twitter 'oops' - Washington Post (blog)

PoliticoRick Perry makes a Twitter 'oops'Washington Post (blog)On Sunday night, Texas Gov. Rick...

September 1, 2014


Fast Food Workers Plan Another Strike in 150 Cities - TIME

SFGateFast Food Workers Plan Another Strike in 150 CitiesTIMEFast food workers around the country are planning...

September 2, 2014

Police reopen I-84 after shooting in NE Portland - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

KVALPolice reopen I-84 after shooting in NE PortlandThe Oregonian - OregonLive.comCrews have reopened...

September 1, 2014

Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law - seattlepi.com

Louisiana following judge's order on abortion lawseattlepi.comBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana...

September 1, 2014


Marine helicopter goes down in Gulf of Aden; 25 rescued - CBS News

NBCNews.comMarine helicopter goes down in Gulf of Aden; 25 rescuedCBS NewsA Marine helicopter carrying...

September 1, 2014

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs - SCNow

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogsSCNowBoots McMaster, the bulldog owned by Henry McMaster...

September 1, 2014

Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice - NewsOK.com

Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choiceNewsOK.comASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island...

September 1, 2014


Woman Crashes Car, Impales Buttocks After Texting While Driving - NBCNews.com

Toronto SunWoman Crashes Car, Impales Buttocks After Texting While DrivingNBCNews.comA Colorado woman...

September 1, 2014

Lightning strike kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek - Fox News

WFMZ AllentownLightning strike kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creekFox NewsPEACH BOTTOM, Pa. – Authorities...

September 1, 2014

Towns hit by Sandy wrestle with questions of eminent domain in beach ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

SFGateTowns hit by Sandy wrestle with questions of eminent domain in beach ...Minneapolis Star TribuneASHAROKEN,...

September 1, 2014


In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist

From the Dept. of Insane and Dangerous Overreactions to Fictional Threats: A 23-year-old teacher at...

September 1, 2014

Let's Just Do Autumn Resolutions

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall," Fitzgerald wrote in The Great Gatsby. It's...

September 1, 2014

It's Still Not the End of History

Most of us in the West are liberals, whether we admit it or not. We want equal rights for all, reject...

September 1, 2014


Possible Terror Brewing in Mexico

U.S. officials say, 'no,' but not everyone believes that's the case. ... United States and put private...

September 1, 2014

Editorial: How Congress can ease immigration crisis

The money would have been used to care for the children, pay overtime for U.S. Border Patrol agents,...

September 1, 2014

Border chief: Valley crossings down, but could spike again">

Border chief: Valley crossings down, but could spike again"> Border chief: Valley crossings down, but could spike again

In San Antonio for a trade summit last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske...

September 1, 2014


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border for 175 years">Fort Kent Blockhouse has guarded the border for 175 years

By 1838, fierce squabbles between British Canada and the U.S. over who ... men from both sides engaged...

September 1, 2014

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border ">IAF wing commander held for 'spying' near border

"The activities of Shekhar has made us suspicious right from his "so-called" wandering...

September 1, 2014

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us into this mess">Labor got us into this mess

Before Alan and his local Labor supporters attempt to lecture us on the harsh actions needed to address...

September 1, 2014


A Call for a Low-Carb Diet

In a finding that upends long-held notions about a healthy diet, a major study shows that avoiding carbohydrates...

September 1, 2014

NATO to Create a Rapid-Response Force for Eastern Europe, Officials Say

NATO leaders are expected to respond to increased Russian intervention in Ukraine by establishing a force...

September 1, 2014

Djokovic and Williams Advance at U.S. Open; Bouchard Loses

Serena Williams reached the quarterfinals at a major for the first time this year, but Eugenie Bouchard...

September 1, 2014


In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help

The three were interviewed by CNN and The Associated Press, and the choreography of the interviews suggested...

September 1, 2014

U.N. Rights Council Looks at ISIS Abuses in Iraq

The top United Nations advocate for children afflicted by war said ISIS was using them as informers,...

September 1, 2014

Obama Takes to Road to Push Rise in Minimum Wage

With the midterm elections in sight, President Obama went to Milwaukee to try to refocus attention on an economic...

September 1, 2014


Sidebar: The Dubious Sources of Some Supreme Court ‘Facts’

The justices are hungry for the data in amicus briefs, but a law professor argues that this is a perilous...

September 1, 2014

Burning Man 2014

Every year, participants in the Burning Man Festival descend on the playa of Nevada's Black Rock Desert...

September 1, 2014

Beijing’s Stance Has Democrats in Hong Kong Facing Tough Choices

Students and organizers plan strikes, legal obstruction and a sit-in after the national legislature placed...

September 1, 2014


Libyan Parliament Reappoints PM as Government Loses Grip on Ministries

Libya's House of Representatives reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government...

September 1, 2014

As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

Mediators held talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused...

September 1, 2014

Tony Stewart Returns to Sprint Cup Series and Lots of Support

Stewart was to compete in the Oral-B USA 500 on Sunday night following a three-week hiatus from racing...

September 1, 2014


Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

Farmers have long believed that landowners controlled groundwater, but the state legislature passed new controls...

September 1, 2014

A Casino Closes Amid Tears and Questions About Atlantic City’s Direction

Showboat, a New Orleans-themed casino owned by Caesars Entertainment, closed on Sunday at 4 p.m. Revel...

September 1, 2014

Millionaire Chess to Hit Las Vegas, in Gambit to Raise Game’s Profile With Big Prizes

The tournament is intended to be the first step in a multiyear plan to organize and run tournaments with...

September 1, 2014


Ebola outbreak could become a 'global crisis'">

Ebola outbreak could become a 'global crisis'">Liberia's President warns Ebola outbreak could become a 'global crisis'

In fact, Lofa County is considered ground zero for the outbreak in Liberia. A large number of the nation's...

September 2, 2014

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Ebola outbreak ">Experts travel to the epicenter of Ebola outbreak

Mon, Sep 1: North American health authorities are now taking a lead role in fighting the Ebola outbreak...

September 1, 2014

Ebola outbreak suggest a larger, faster response is needed">

Ebola outbreak suggest a larger, faster response is needed">The lessons of the Ebola outbreak suggest a larger, faster response is needed

THE WORLD is fast learning lessons about how to combat the Ebola virus ravaging West Africa and yet not learning...

September 1, 2014


Gaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm Hamas - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisIsrael calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm HamasDaily...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militants - Toronto Star

Toronto StarIsrael calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militantsToronto Star“This...

August 31, 2014


Gaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report Says - Latin Post

Latin PostGaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report SaysLatin PostGAZA...

August 31, 2014

Israel calls for regional powers to join in rebuilding Gaza Strip - CTV News

CTV NewsIsrael calls for regional powers to join in rebuilding Gaza StripCTV NewsJERUSALEM -- Israel...

August 31, 2014

Israeli fire on Gaza town raises war crimes claim - MiamiHerald.com

HaaretzIsraeli fire on Gaza town raises war crimes claimMiamiHerald.comRAFAH, Gaza Strip -- The first...

August 31, 2014


Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to media, ask for government help        

September 1, 2014

Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.        

September 1, 2014

Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festival

Obama touts jobs numbers at Milwaukee labor festival        

September 1, 2014


Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

Islamic State group becomes Arab satire target        

September 1, 2014

Deadly shootings rock NYC holiday parade route

Hours before New York City's West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings...

September 1, 2014

Cross at Indiana state park prompts atheist protest

State deciding if wood carving can remain in park dedicated to veterans.        

September 1, 2014


How Chinese millionaires are buying their way out of China

There's a going trend among China's richest to use their wealth to live abroad by buying investment visas.        

September 1, 2014

L.A. Mayor proposes $13.25 minimum wage

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti proposes raising minimum wage from $9 to $13.25 by 2017        

September 1, 2014

Britain to unveil tougher anti-terror laws

London is concerned British Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria may try to return home.        

September 1, 2014


Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

Protesters want Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.        

September 1, 2014

Senegal monitors contacts of first Ebola patient

Senegal monitors Ebola patient's contacts        

September 1, 2014

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

Pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech, Monday.        

September 1, 2014


Partial building collapse in Paris suburb kills 2

Philippe Galli, Seine-Saint-Denis prefect, said the explosion was "most probably" the result of a gas leak.        

August 31, 2014

Bikini barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

Prosecutors: Owner made more than $2M in 3 years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.        

August 31, 2014

Detroit's bankruptcy battle begins

Detroit faces extraordinary pressure to prove grand bargain to resolve bankruptcy is fair.        

August 31, 2014