Economy remains key for candidates, voters despite foreign crises

While Ebola and terror threats have dominated headlines in recent weeks, lingering weak spots in the U.S....

October 30, 2014

Coalition Split As Report Lists Benefits Of Drug Legalisation

A controversial new report has said the legalisation of drugs would not lead to increased usage, and may even...

October 30, 2014

'Boy Meets Whoa!' Mailtan Ward

October 30, 2014


Weather Channel Comes Out for Junk Science, Scaremongering and 'Global Warming'

"There is no significant man-made global warming at this time, there has been none in the past and there...

October 30, 2014

The Hill: Post Election 'Civil War' for GOP

This article was originally posted in The Hill. Conservatives salivating over the prospects of a huge...

October 30, 2014

Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Offend

After his ban from the NFL for domestic violence nearly two months ago, former Baltimore Ravens player...

October 30, 2014


Rand Paul: The GOP's Brand 'Sucks'

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is warning his party that it has an image problem. In fact, the GOP's brand...

October 30, 2014

Settlement Reached in 2009 New York Plane Crash

Settlement reached in only case to go to trial over 2009 plane crash outside Buffalo, NY

October 30, 2014

Team Obama Isn't Blinking on Cutting Carbon

With most signs pointing toward a Republican victory in the midterm elections, is the Obama administration...

October 30, 2014

Nintendo Introduces Sleep Monitor

With its console game business facing growing challenges, Nintendo said it was adding a new business...

October 30, 2014


House Republicans Can't Find Anyone to Sue the President

It's not so easy, it turns out, for Congress to sue the president. Speaker John Boehner is finding that...

October 30, 2014

Obama's Ineptitude Stokes Ebola Fears

October 30, 2014

New York State Offers Protections for Medical Workers Joining Ebola Fight

The announcement on Thursday was an effort to alleviate concerns that the state’s quarantine policy...

October 30, 2014


Just Looking</em> at Cash Makes People Selfish and Less Social

When it comes to money, people aren’t pursuing stacks of green paper or a collection of copper disks—they’re...

October 30, 2014

Baseball's Best: Madison Bumgarner, Earning His Place in History

A recalibration of the Matty Scores to take unearned runs into account makes Madison Bumgarner’s performance...

October 30, 2014

How Much Income Puts You in the 1 Percent if You're 30, 40, or 50?

The richest percentile of Americans makes many hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. So how could...

October 30, 2014


Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014


When Your Teacher Is a Celebrity

When Summer Kennedy applied to Brown, she says her choice wasn’t based on the number of teachers with...

October 30, 2014

A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

— Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. ...

October 30, 2014

The Many Lives of Darth Vader

Since his debut in the 1977 movie Star Wars, Darth Vader has been a rather busy Sith Lord. Apart from...

October 29, 2014


Warriors on wheels

Ned Norton has provided strength and conditioning training to hundreds of people living with disabilities...

October 30, 2014

Boston's longest-serving mayor dies

Thomas Menino, who retired this year as the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday morning...

October 30, 2014

Why Barack, Bibi can't get along

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering...

October 30, 2014


Meet the mini 'Einsteins'

In celebration of International Day of the Girl (October 11) and Ada Lovelace Day (October 14), Leading...

October 30, 2014

'Treated like cattle'

Jana was 19 and in her final year of high school. She dreamed of becoming a doctor. Then, ISIS came to her village...

October 30, 2014

Students: Dump Maher from graduation

The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken...

October 30, 2014