News: Live Updates: More Troops Are Called to Ferguson; Orderly Protests Around the Country

More arrests were made overnight as protests also spread around the country. In an effort to quell violence...

November 26, 2014

U.S. Adds Air Power, but ISIS Presents an Elusive Target

The United States is shifting aircraft from Afghanistan to the Middle East, but the Islamic State, a hybrid...

November 26, 2014

How Turkeys Got Supersized

Thanksgiving, the most food-focused of American holidays, provides a hearty occasion for this reminder:...

November 26, 2014


Barack Obama, Ferguson, and the Evidence of Things Unsaid

In a recent dispatch from Ferguson, Missouri, Jelani Cobb noted that President Obama's responses to "unpunished...

November 26, 2014

E.P.A. Ozone Limits Divide Industry and Environmentalists

The sweeping regulation is aimed at smog caused by power plants and factories across the country, particularly...

November 26, 2014

Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Procedure

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, had a stent placed in her right coronary artery after experiencing discomfort...

November 26, 2014


Leveled Strip Club's Owner Sues Over Gas Explosion

Owner of Massachusetts strip club destroyed in natural gas explosion sues utility for $5M

November 26, 2014

‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Should Apply Worldwide, E.U. Panel Says

New guidelines from privacy regulators would require Google, in certain cases, to take down links in search...

November 26, 2014

Holiday Travelers Greeted by Cheap Gas, Storms

Thanksgiving travelers thankful for cheaper gas, some scramble to beat a path around storms

November 26, 2014


 

Darren Wilson: 'I Just Did My Job'

Breaking his long public silence, Officer Darren Wilson on Tuesday said he shot and killed Michael Brown...

November 26, 2014

This God-Loving Public Safety Officer Wants Obama Shot

Last week, President Barack Obama took executive action to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants...

November 26, 2014

What If Your Boss Suddenly Told You to Come to Work on Thanksgiving?

Michelle Flores thought she had everything worked out for Thanksgiving. The 20-year-old San Francisco...

November 26, 2014


How to Land an Airplane, If You're Blind

I spent much of this afternoon flying a small airplane, with my wife Deb. The idea (after closing an article)...

November 26, 2014

No Indictment

After nearly three months of investigation and deliberation, a St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict...

November 25, 2014

It's Down to Three for the DNC

Democrats will converge on one of three northern cities to nominate their candidate to replace President...

November 24, 2014


 

Report: Boy shot just after cops came

Surveillance video shows a Cleveland police officer shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice no more than two seconds...

November 26, 2014

Photos: Ferguson protests across U.S.

November 26, 2014

Raw scenes from protests

Protesters flood city streets to denounce a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer...

November 26, 2014


University's zero-tolerance policy

The University of Virginia has adopted a zero-tolerance policy for handling rape and sexual assault cases...

November 26, 2014

Beatle's daughter: Blessing or curse?

Stella McCartney says having famous parents opened doors for her, but she still had to carve out her own brand. ...

November 26, 2014

Opinion: Stop shaming victims

Drew ushered Jackie into a bedroom, shutting the door behind them. The room was pitch-black inside. Jackie...

November 26, 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...

November 26, 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...

November 26, 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

Black Girls Stand a Better Chance in STEM

Little girls are often told they can be anything they want to be. Some dream of being astronauts or exploring...

November 24, 2014