Second San Diego County Student Infected with Meningitis

On Friday, San Diego County health officials confirmed that another San Diego County student has been...

October 25, 2014

Most ridiculous car ever?

October 25, 2014

CA Father, Son Killed in the Line of Duty: Same Date, 26 Years Apart

On October 24, Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Michael David Davis Jr. was killed in the line of duty...

October 25, 2014


Cream vocalist, bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the lead vocalist and bass player of the power blues trio...

October 25, 2014

Darknets: Murky recesses of the hidden web

The Brazilian police investigation that cracked a high-tech child porn ring earlier this month has shone...

October 25, 2014

District to apologize to boy, 11, who sat during pledge

October 25, 2014


Former Private Schoolboy Is Latest British-Born Jihadi to Die in Syria

A 19-year-old former private school student has become the latest British-born jihadi to die fighting...

October 25, 2014

Calif. district to apologize to 11-year-old who didn't stand for pledge

A Southern California school district will apologize to an 11-year-old atheist who says his teacher questioned...

October 25, 2014

ISIS Hostages Endured Torture and Dashed Hopes, Freed Cellmates Say

The death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public...

October 25, 2014

Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Must Wait for Dog

County official: Dallas nurse who survived Ebola must wait for reunion with pet spaniel

October 25, 2014

Complex Investigation Follows Killing of Deputies

Complex investigation follows killing of deputies during shooting rampage in California

October 25, 2014


Canada Should Keep Calm and Carry On

Last week in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, Michael Zehef-Bibeau murdered a soldier posted at a war memorial,...

October 25, 2014

Black Friday 2014: Deals from Wal-Mart, Apple, and Best Buy

With only a few weeks until the holiday shopping frenzy of Black Friday arrives, shoppers gear up as they...

October 25, 2014

2 Painters Killed in Ohio Water Tower Accident

Police say 2 painters killed after scaffolding collapses at southwest Ohio water tower

October 25, 2014


ABC Cancels ‘Manhattan Love Story’

The sitcom is the fall TV season’s first casualty.

October 25, 2014

Bruce Braley and the Year Everything Went Wrong for Democrats

ANAMOSA, Iowa—Nothing has gone the way it was supposed to for Bruce Braley. The Democratic congressman,...

October 25, 2014

The Most and Least Valuable M.B.A.s

It's not much of a surprise that some graduate degrees are better investments than others: an M.B.A is better...

October 25, 2014


Tennessee faces challenge to 'abortion destination' reputation

A ballot measure in Tennessee states that nothing in the state constitution “secures or protects”...

October 25, 2014

With L.A. council, ceremonial nonsense gets in the way of real action

This has been such a busy year for members of the Los Angeles City Council, you have to wonder if their...

October 25, 2014

Photos of the Week: 10/18-10/24

This week we take a look at puppets from Sri Lanka and France, attacks on ISIS militants in Kobani, a partial...

October 24, 2014


The Graduate Schools With the Richest Alums

With a median salary of $201,000, alums of Harvard Law School earn more than any other graduate school...

October 24, 2014

What Happens When Students Control Their Own Education?

In an 11th-grade English class at Pittsfield Middle High School in rural New Hampshire, Jenny Wellington’s...

October 24, 2014

Does England Have the Solution to the Grade-Inflation Problem?

At the beginning of this school year, Princeton University changed its contentious grading policy. The university...

October 20, 2014


Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola. The European Union pledges more funds to fight the deadly...

October 25, 2014

Grandfather: Shooter targeted his cousins

A freshman who opened fire at a school near Seattle wounded two of his cousins in the shooting, killed...

October 25, 2014

Cream's Jack Bruce dies

Scottish musician Jack Bruce, bassist for the legendary 1960s rock band Cream, died Saturday at age 71. ...

October 25, 2014