Voters fill polling stations as Scotland holds independence referendum - Murdoch on global implications behind vote - VIDEO: Voters share why they're split - OPINION: Independence? It's my heart vs. my head

September 18, 2014

'NCIS' moves down South with New Orleans spinoff

The newest members of the "NCIS" TV franchise understand the importance of family roots.

September 18, 2014

Lebanon Cooling toward Syrian Refugees

Partly out of fear, partly out of frustration, Lebanese assistance to Syrian refugees is waning. Bordering...

September 18, 2014


Obamacare Creator: Die at 75!

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the masterminds behind Obamacare, has now explained that he wishes to die at age 75. In an article...

September 18, 2014

Car found after 46 years

September 18, 2014

BREAKING: ISIS Release 'Chat-Show' Style Video Starring British Hostage John Cantlie

John Cantlie, a key witness in the collapsed trial over jihadi-linked NHS doctor Shajul Islam, has appeared...

September 18, 2014


Vaulting to Great Heights in Allentown

The Parkettes. It sounds like a 60s girl band, but it’s not. If you’ve dipped into the world of gymnastics...

September 18, 2014

Do Liberals Really Care More About Empathy Than Conservatives?

Kids are the cutest Rorschach inkblot tests. If you want to get a sense of people's "values," the go-to...

September 18, 2014

How Activist Judges Undermine the Constitution

Edward Corwin was a political scientist who served for decades as the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence...

September 18, 2014


10 Things to See: A Week of Top AP Photos

10 Things to See: A gallery of lasting moments chosen by our editors

September 18, 2014

Northern California Wildfire Spreads, Threatening More Homes

The wildfire, east of Sacramento, burned through 111 square miles and threatened over 2,000 homes, many...

September 18, 2014

Multi-State Fishing Group Wants Tougher Laws

Multi-state fishing industry group lobbies Congress for tougher laws

September 18, 2014


China’s Li Na Set to Retire From Tennis

Li, the first Grand Slam singles tennis champion from Asia, has battled knee problems and has not played...

September 18, 2014

Why Presidents Are Also Celebrities

In October of 1912, as he was leaving Milwaukee’s Gilpatrick Hotel to deliver a speech at the city’s...

September 18, 2014

Tests for a Still Broken Iraq

September 18, 2014


Michael Brown Case: Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Testifies Before Grand Jury for 4 Hours

Darren Wilson reportedly testified before the St. Louis County grand jury investigating his Aug. 9 shooting...

September 18, 2014

Nebraska Jail Worker Resigns in Lego Theft Case

Corrections officer charged, resigns after alleged theft of Legos from Nebraska Wal-Mart

September 18, 2014

If Only Obama Had Bush's True Grit

Steve Huntley, Chicago Sun-TimesFor years the conventional wisdom held that President Barack Obama has continued...

September 18, 2014


US Poverty Rate Drops for First Time in 7 Years, With Hispanic Households Seeing Biggest Gains in Income

The overall poverty rate in the United States dropped for the first time since 2006, with Hispanics being...

September 18, 2014

Kim Dotcom, Online Renegade, Shakes Up New Zealand Election

The entrepreneur behind the Megaupload file-sharing site has founded the pro-privacy Internet Party,...

September 18, 2014

Facts Don't Support Claims Against NFL

Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience...

September 18, 2014


Trial Opens for Detroit Officer Who Killed Girl

Jury hears opening statements in 2nd trial of Detroit officer who killed girl in 2010 raid

September 18, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Climate March Countdown

Thursday: What to expect at Sunday’s march, blue skies, and a tortoise is unveiled.

September 18, 2014

Full Episode: Nightline 9/17: Controversy Over 'Blurred Lines': Inspired or Stealing?

Magic Castle, Where Aspiring Magicians Cut Their Teeth; Scot Free? What Happens If Scotland Secedes

September 18, 2014


Why Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across...

September 18, 2014

California's King Fire

In a California canyon 60 miles east of Sacramento, the King Fire started about five days ago, and has since...

September 18, 2014

Obamacare Dropout: MN Insurer Hit by Money Woes

The top insurance company in Minnesota's Obamacare state health exchange is dropping out, citing financial...

September 18, 2014


Tortured in Ukraine: Christians Living a Nightmare

On top of living in a dangerous war zone, Christians in Ukraine are also facing persecution from pro-Russian...

September 18, 2014

Full Recovery Expected for Ebola-Stricken US Doc

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say American missionary Rick Sacra is expected to make a full recovery...

September 18, 2014

The New Teachers' Aides: Superman and Iron Man

As a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near Boston, I’m not too proud to admit...

September 17, 2014


Scotland's Big Decision

Tomorrow, legal residents of Scotland, ages 16 and older, will be voting in a referendum to decide their...

September 17, 2014

'Apocalyptic' Weather Devastates Southwest US

Wildfires and flooding are devastating the Southwest, causing dangerous conditions for millions and forcing...

September 17, 2014

Benghazi Committee Probes Lax Diplomatic Security

The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security...

September 17, 2014


Benghazi Committee Probes Lax Diplomatic Security

The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security...

September 17, 2014

Restoring Stolen Childhoods: Giving Kids the World

There's nothing more stressful for a family than caring for a child with a terminal illness. But a special...

September 17, 2014

US Ebola Survivor: Virus a 'Fire from Pit of Hell'

Dr. Kent Brantly, an American survivor of Ebola, told a Senate panel that it's only a matter of time...

September 17, 2014


NFLer head-butted wife

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection...

September 18, 2014

Joan Rivers' throat doctor ID'd

The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month...

September 18, 2014

U.S. ready to strike ISIS in Syria

The U.S. military has everything it needs to strike ISIS inside Syria and is awaiting President Barack...

September 18, 2014


Interning Is the New Volunteering

Whitney Holmes was the program coordinator at the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance National Headquarters...

September 18, 2014

An entire city in one building?

Ambitious plans for a "city in the city" skyscraper that could house apartments, offices, shops and parks...

September 18, 2014

Husband: I lost balance on cliff's edge

A husband says his wife saved him from falling off a cliff when the couple was renewing their wedding...

September 18, 2014


Obama's Republican cousin is ... ?

Not knowing exactly where her ancestors come from has always bothered Kelly Wallace, but she's heartened...

September 18, 2014

It's 2014: Why Are Men Still Paying for First Dates?

NPR reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji recently dropped in on a professional-etiquette class for teens to see what...

September 18, 2014

Skeletons hold hands for 700 years

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with...

September 18, 2014


Scotland's other vote: Women & golf

The referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom is not the only vote about to be made...

September 18, 2014

30 years later, Cosby sweater still rules

The real story behind the "Cosby sweater" and why it still rules.

September 18, 2014

U.S. secessionists keen on Scottish independence drive

Secession advocates in the USA--some serious, others not--are watching Scotland closely.        

September 18, 2014


NFLer head-butted wife

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection...

September 18, 2014

Joan Rivers' throat doctor ID'd

The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month...

September 18, 2014

U.S. ready to strike ISIS in Syria

The U.S. military has everything it needs to strike ISIS inside Syria and is awaiting President Barack...

September 18, 2014


Interning Is the New Volunteering

Whitney Holmes was the program coordinator at the Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance National Headquarters...

September 18, 2014

An entire city in one building?

Ambitious plans for a "city in the city" skyscraper that could house apartments, offices, shops and parks...

September 18, 2014

Husband: I lost balance on cliff's edge

A husband says his wife saved him from falling off a cliff when the couple was renewing their wedding...

September 18, 2014


Obama's Republican cousin is ... ?

Not knowing exactly where her ancestors come from has always bothered Kelly Wallace, but she's heartened...

September 18, 2014

It's 2014: Why Are Men Still Paying for First Dates?

NPR reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji recently dropped in on a professional-etiquette class for teens to see what...

September 18, 2014

Skeletons hold hands for 700 years

Even death couldn't part two skeletons excavated from a lost chapel in an English county, found with...

September 18, 2014


Scotland's other vote: Women & golf

The referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom is not the only vote about to be made...

September 18, 2014

30 years later, Cosby sweater still rules

The real story behind the "Cosby sweater" and why it still rules.

September 18, 2014

U.S. secessionists keen on Scottish independence drive

Secession advocates in the USA--some serious, others not--are watching Scotland closely.        

September 18, 2014


Does spanking harm black community?

Steven Holmes says spanking accomplishes nothing positive and causes harm.

September 18, 2014

NFL responds to black womens' groups seeking meeting

The NFL said the entire organization would be involved in responding to the controversies.        

September 18, 2014

Breast implants in short supply

Currency controls have created a breast implant shortage in Venezuela. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

September 18, 2014