California vs. the Constitution--on Freedom, Faith, Guns and Property

227 years ago today, September 17th, 1787,  the U.S. Constitution was signed. On that day, the delegates...

September 17, 2014

ON THEIR TRAIL? Search back on for Maryland sisters missing since '75

U. of Virginia student vanishes walking home from partyNote reportedly recovered from body of Appalachian...

September 17, 2014

Austria Announced Tough New Anti-Jihad Laws

The Austrian government plans to tighten up laws on sedition and the display of provocative imagery in order...

September 17, 2014


Investigators resume search for Maryland sisters missing since 1975

Law enforcement officials resumed the search for two Maryland sisters missing since 1975 Tuesday, focusing...

September 17, 2014

South Korea arrests American man who allegedly tried to swim to North

September 17, 2014

New York man accused of trying to recruit, aid ISIS militants

Federal authorities have accused an upstate New York man of attempting to aid and recruit fighters for the Islamic...

September 17, 2014


This Republican Tried To Stop North Carolina From Apologizing For A Racist Massacre. He’d Like Your Vote, Please.

In 1898, furious that a mixed-race coalition had swept the city's municipal elections, white supremacists...

September 16, 2014

Framing the Warren Commission

Most graphic novels don’t begin with the villain shooting the hero in the head, nor do they go on to show...

September 16, 2014

Bobby Jindal: "I'm Not an Evolutionary Biologist"

At a breakfast event today, a journalist reportedly questioned Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal about...

September 16, 2014


10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

September 17, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Fair and Fall-Like

Wednesday: golden days, the mayor plays softball, and a vegetable version of the Manhattan skyline.

September 17, 2014

How 'Momentum' Builds to Wage War

Before President Obama's speech on his plans to intervene against ISIS, he met with visitors in the White...

September 17, 2014


Scotland Hears Last-Minute Appeals on Independence Vote

The referendum’s potential effect on the economy, on public services and on defense were the subjects...

September 17, 2014

Sony Widens Expected Loss to $2.14 Billion

Because of a revaluation of its once-thriving mobile unit, the Japanese electronics giant said its loss...

September 17, 2014

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

September 17, 2014


Vikings Place Adrian Peterson on Exempt List

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed...

September 17, 2014

Group Levels Abuse Allegations Against NM Dairy

NM board investigates abuse allegations at dairy following release of undercover video

September 17, 2014

Kuehl, Shriver square off in L.A. County supervisor race debate

Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver came out swinging and sought to draw policy contrasts Tuesday night in the first...

September 17, 2014


2014 MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners Unveiled

Scientists, sociologist, cartoonist among 2014 winners of MacArthur Foundation 'genius grants'

September 17, 2014

ISIS Issues Video Challenge to Obama

The Islamic State released a video with Hollywood-like production values to respond to President Obama’s...

September 17, 2014

LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work...

September 17, 2014


Report Cites Forced Labor in Malaysia

About a third of the 200,000 migrant workers in Malaysia are employed in forced labor conditions, a factory...

September 17, 2014

Climate Report Details Flood Risk to Sites in Washington

The Mall, monuments and military bases could be swamped by rising sea levels, the study says.

September 17, 2014

Bobby Jindal says he'll decide on a presidential run after midterms (+video)

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) says his decision won't hinge on polls or fundraising, but instead will...

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

Americans Want Teachers to Take a Bar Exam

In a new poll out today, Americans say they want teacher preparation programs to raise the bar for entrance,...

September 16, 2014

Chinese Colleges Are Trying to Look Like the Ivy League

Over the next few weeks, American undergraduates flooding back to campus will take part in a university...

September 16, 2014


The Eruptions of Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano

In southeast Iceland, the Bardarbunga volcano system, located under Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajoekull,...

September 16, 2014

Wealthy L.A. Schools' Vaccination Rates Are as Low as South Sudan's

When actors play doctors on TV, that does not make them actual doctors. And that does not mean they should...

September 16, 2014

Gov't Report: Obamacare Funds Abortions

A new government report confirms what pro-life advocates have long feared: President Barack Obama's signature...

September 16, 2014


Caliphate: Islamic World's 'Dream Come True'

When ISIS leader Abu al-Bagdadi established a new caliphate this summer called the Islamic State, it sent...

September 16, 2014

Fmr Envoy: Clinton Allies Scrubbed Benghazi Docs

A former State Department diplomat says allies of Hillary Clinton were part of a cover-up of the 2012...

September 16, 2014

Obama Overreaching: A Constitutional Crisis?

The president has often threatened that if Congress won't pass laws he wants, he'll act on his own....

September 16, 2014


Rise of ISIS: Why the Stakes Couldn't Be Higher

In his new book, Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, warns that if left...

September 16, 2014

The Case for Having Class Discussions on Twitter

Highlighting vocabulary words; underlining passages; drawing stars and smiley faces in the margins—these...

September 15, 2014

Rosetta's Amazing 10-Year Space Journey

More than a decade ago, the European Space Agency launched an orbiter named Rosetta, bound on a circuitous...

September 15, 2014


He mistakenly calls 911, then ...

One man accidentally dialed 911 while talking about drugs, which led cops to arrest him for possession....

September 17, 2014

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

September 17, 2014

At least 200 killed in a day in Syria

The staggering death toll from the Syrian conflict has grown even further as at least 200 people were...

September 17, 2014


Where God and ancient spirits collide

On the vast plains of the Altiplano plateau in South America live people who believe in magic.

September 17, 2014

Can psychedelic drug treat depression?

Psychedelic drugs are being researched as a potential treatment for conditions ranging from anxiety to tobacco...

September 17, 2014

Colo. victim's parents sue ammo sellers

The parents of a woman killed during the Colorado theater shooting two years ago are suing four online...

September 17, 2014


Cops: Suspect may hunt more officers

He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials...

September 17, 2014

Charged in son's death 31 years later

It's been 31 years since Stanley Guidroz first reported his 3-year-old son missing in Tacoma, Washington. ...

September 17, 2014

Discipline or child abuse?

Miguel Marquez reports on the latest news in the Adrian Peterson story, including updates on new allegations...

September 17, 2014


Adrian Peterson

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved,...

September 17, 2014

5 things you need to know Wednesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 17, 2014

Jewish group chides Biden

Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider...

September 17, 2014


He mistakenly calls 911, then ...

One man accidentally dialed 911 while talking about drugs, which led cops to arrest him for possession....

September 17, 2014

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

September 17, 2014

At least 200 killed in a day in Syria

The staggering death toll from the Syrian conflict has grown even further as at least 200 people were...

September 17, 2014


Where God and ancient spirits collide

On the vast plains of the Altiplano plateau in South America live people who believe in magic.

September 17, 2014

Can psychedelic drug treat depression?

Psychedelic drugs are being researched as a potential treatment for conditions ranging from anxiety to tobacco...

September 17, 2014

Colo. victim's parents sue ammo sellers

The parents of a woman killed during the Colorado theater shooting two years ago are suing four online...

September 17, 2014


Cops: Suspect may hunt more officers

He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials...

September 17, 2014

Charged in son's death 31 years later

It's been 31 years since Stanley Guidroz first reported his 3-year-old son missing in Tacoma, Washington. ...

September 17, 2014

Discipline or child abuse?

Miguel Marquez reports on the latest news in the Adrian Peterson story, including updates on new allegations...

September 17, 2014


Adrian Peterson

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved,...

September 17, 2014

5 things you need to know Wednesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 17, 2014

Jewish group chides Biden

Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider...

September 17, 2014


Agent Storm

When first revealed, Morten Storm's account of his life as a double agent inside al Qaeda sent shockwaves...

September 17, 2014

South Koreans detain American

South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of the Han River late Tuesday, a South Korean...

September 17, 2014

Alleged ISIS supporter

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight...

September 17, 2014