Rescuers in Yemen Sought American, Officials Say

A journalist held by a Qaeda affiliate was a target in a raid this week by Special Operations commandos...

November 27, 2014

Experts Weigh Officer’s Decisions Leading to Fatal Shooting of Michael Brown

Many experts said that Darren Wilson acted within the bounds of protocol, though some said the quick...

November 27, 2014

Affidavit: US Man Kept Syria Travel Plot Secret

Affidavit lays out Minnesota man's alleged, secretive attempt to join Islamic State group

November 27, 2014


Wal-Mart Makes Cuts in China

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting nearly 30 directors and midlevel managers in China, where the retailer...

November 27, 2014

GoPro Developing Consumer Drones

GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones to expand from its core business of making wearable...

November 27, 2014

Autopsy Suggests Beheading Victim Fought Back

Autopsy suggests Oklahoma beheading victim fought back against attacker with kitchen knife

November 27, 2014


Legal Fight Puts Sellers of Energy vs. Buyers

A system under which big consumers shut down elevator banks or a production line at peak hours of electricity...

November 27, 2014

New York City and Officer Found Liable in Fatal ’05 Shooting of a Teenager

The authorities said at the time that the 19-year-old had been wielding a knife, but a civil jury found...

November 27, 2014

Video Shows Cleveland Officer Shot Boy 2 Seconds After Pulling Up Next to Him

Tamir Rice, 12, was holding a fake “airsoft” gun when he was shot by the police on Saturday, authorities...

November 27, 2014


 

The Meaning of Thanksgiving, as Told Through Cold War Propaganda

The Johnsons, a fictional Midwestern family, are in for a letdown one Thanksgiving in the 1950s. Expenses...

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

How to Land an Airplane, If You're Blind

I spent much of this afternoon flying a small airplane, with my wife Deb. The idea (after closing an article)...

November 26, 2014


No Indictment

After nearly three months of investigation and deliberation, a St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict...

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


 

Who's 'professor' from autopsy?

Shawn Parcells became an overnight media star in August when he assisted in an autopsy commissioned by Michael...

November 27, 2014

Doubts about police procedures

The evidence presented to the Ferguson grand jury has raised questions about police procedures in the Michael...

November 27, 2014

Catholic abuse case is Spain's biggest

November 27, 2014


Opinion: Some Thanksgiving truths

Americans should learn about the real history of Thanksgiving, and not the romanticized version we all hear...

November 27, 2014

'Crazy' bikers swarm police, post video

Bikers go wild while police give chase. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on recklessness that will give you road...

November 27, 2014

Artists urge Black Friday boycott

Soledad O'Brien and Rose Arce say with #BlackoutBlackFriday, a group of blacks in the arts are urging...

November 27, 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

Scenes from Nepal

Nepal, the "Roof of the World", is home to 27 million people, eight of the world's ten tallest mountains,...

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