The Hill: Post Election 'Civil War' for GOP

This article was originally posted in The Hill. Conservatives salivating over the prospects of a huge...

October 30, 2014

Ray Rice Halloween Costumes Offend

After his ban from the NFL for domestic violence nearly two months ago, former Baltimore Ravens player...

October 30, 2014

Rand Paul: The GOP's Brand 'Sucks'

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is warning his party that it has an image problem. In fact, the GOP's brand...

October 30, 2014


NATO Intercepts 26 Russian Planes in 24 Hours

European air-forces faced a frantic 24-hours as they scrambled to intercept dozens of Russian aircraft...

October 30, 2014

Dating Website Sued for Making Fake Lovers

The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against a British-based dating company alleging that it created...

October 30, 2014

Just Looking</em> at Cash Makes People Selfish and Less Social

When it comes to money, people aren’t pursuing stacks of green paper or a collection of copper disks—they’re...

October 30, 2014

Baseball's Best: Madison Bumgarner, Earning His Place in History

A recalibration of the Matty Scores to take unearned runs into account makes Madison Bumgarner’s performance...

October 30, 2014

How Much Income Puts You in the 1 Percent if You're 30, 40, or 50?

The richest percentile of Americans makes many hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. So how could...

October 30, 2014


Prospects for Growth: It Was a Good Summer for the Economy, but the Future Looks Less Bright

The disappointing news in the report is that growth was not more robust in the sectors most likely to consistently...

October 30, 2014

As Archdiocese Prepares to Reorganize Churches, Parishioners Hope Theirs Will Be Saved

In the next few days, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the archbishop of New York, is expected to announce...

October 30, 2014

Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Executive, Says He Is ‘Proud to Be Gay’

Mr. Cook becomes the most prominent executive of a public company to come out.

October 30, 2014


U.S. Economy Grew at 3.5% Annual Pace in Third Quarter

Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg had expected the increase in gross domestic product to be 3 percent.

October 30, 2014

These Conversation Topics Will Help You Keep Your Job

You might have heard this cliche before: You don't go to work to make friends. It sounds like something...

October 30, 2014

Tim Cook, Apple’s C.E.O., Says He Is Proud to Be Gay

The public declaration by the chief of Apple, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Mr. Cook...

October 30, 2014


Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

October 30, 2014

When Your Teacher Is a Celebrity

When Summer Kennedy applied to Brown, she says her choice wasn’t based on the number of teachers with...

October 30, 2014


A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

— Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. ...

October 30, 2014

Why Millennials &%#@! Love Science

The wildly successful web publication "I F*cking Love Science" currently has over 18 million likes on Facebook....

October 29, 2014

The Many Lives of Darth Vader

Since his debut in the 1977 movie Star Wars, Darth Vader has been a rather busy Sith Lord. Apart from...

October 29, 2014


Women sold, raped, enslaved by ISIS

ISIS is brazen about enslaving Yazidi women as part of Sharia law. One teen describes in chilling detail...

October 30, 2014

The tension between Obama, Netanyahu

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering...

October 30, 2014

Students: Dump Maher from graduation

The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken...

October 30, 2014


5 reasons Ferguson chief is in hot water

The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, has problems. Here's five reasons why.

October 30, 2014

Giant becomes Series legend

The Kansas City Royals seemingly had karma on their side, but the baseball gods and the San Francisco...

October 30, 2014

Election countdown: Everybody hug a surrogate

Here's the election buzz for Thursday, with 5 days to go.        

October 30, 2014