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

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

The Next Amnesty

President Obama’s executive action last week is only an interim step. More amnesty is coming, much...

November 26, 2014


Thomas Cook CEO Exit Panics Investors

British travel group Thomas Cook has panicked investors by announcing the surprise departure of Chief...

November 26, 2014

East Coast Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Travel

A mix of rain, sleet and snow in the New York area has slowed traffic, ground planes and forced scores...

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


 

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

What's Next for the Democrats?

I was talking to Ted Strickland, the former governor of Ohio, when Nick Hanauer approached. "What did you call...

November 25, 2014

John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe

When the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee released, via a classic Friday evening news dump,...

November 25, 2014


A Top Contender for Defense Chief Drops Out

Michele Flournoy, a top candidate to replace Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, has taken herself out of contention...

November 25, 2014

'The President Will Have Some Deeper Things to Say'

In a ceremony that fell between the bookends of an exceptionally turbulent day, President Obama posthumously...

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


 

In Colorado, these pot pies get you baked

Dowding (v.): A disturbing, drug-induced experience brought on by the overconsumption of marijuana edibles....

November 26, 2014

What it takes to be in Macy's band

The Macy's Great American Marching Band has more than 200 members from 50 States and only 3 days to get ready...

November 26, 2014

Pop culture #turkeys and #blessings

As Thanksgiving approaches, CNN's Lisa France looks at some of this years pop culture turkeys and blessings. ...

November 26, 2014


24 gift ideas for the pop culture fan

November 26, 2014

Opinion: UVA's answer to allegations a farce

Suspending fraternities after Rolling Stone article alleging gang rape is not enough, John Foubert writes....

November 26, 2014

Justice Ginsburg has heart surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, underwent a heart procedure Wednesday morning to have...

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

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


The Ship Breakers

Modern steel-hulled ships are built to last for several decades at sea before repair becomes uneconomical....

November 24, 2014

Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?

With opposition to the new Common Core State Standards and the assessments linked to them reaching a fever...

November 24, 2014

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

If, as a great philosopher once said, "life's a bitch and then you die," what's the point of debating...

November 23, 2014