Knox as you've never seen her

September 17, 2014

Limbaugh on Sports Talk Radio: 'Condensed, Undiluted, Pure Liberalism Drivel and Bilge'

During his Wednesday broadcast, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh explained to his listeners how liberalism...

September 17, 2014

Rape as a Weapon of Jihad

The jihadist terror group the Islamic State has adopted a wide variety of violent tactics to subdue and ultimately...

September 17, 2014


Manchin: I'll Vote Against Any CR with Syrian Rebel Funding

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) declared that he would vote against any continuing resolution to fund the government...

September 17, 2014

Pizza Hut testing 'Skinny Slice'

Will smaller slices equate to bigger dollars for the pizza chain?

September 17, 2014

Duke porn star on Vogue next?

September 17, 2014


Books for the Horde: The New Jim Crow</em>, Chapter One

Hi all. Thanks for joining in on this collective read of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. The conversation...

September 17, 2014

'Security Moms' Are Back—and That's Bad News for Democrats

Suddenly, it feels like 2002. Democrats got creamed in midterm elections that year because the women...

September 17, 2014

Texas' New Public School Textbooks Promote Climate Change Denial and Downplay Segregation

The battle over Texas textbooks is raging once again. On Tuesday, hundreds of citizens turned out for the first...

September 17, 2014


Watch: Police to Accused Cop Shooter: 'We Are Coming for You'

Lt. Col. George Bivens issues a message for Eric Matthew Frein during a news conference.

September 17, 2014

Media Bias and the Benghazi Scandal

Peter Wehner, CommentaryFormer CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, writing in the Daily...

September 17, 2014

Satanic Temple Wants to Hand Out Satanic Books to School Children in Florida After Atheists Allowed to Tell Them 'Jesus Is Dead'

After being pressured to allow atheists to distribute materials in public schools declaring that "Jesus...

September 17, 2014


F.D.A. Panel Weighs Restrictions on Testosterone Drugs

New rules could reduce the number of men who would be prescribed the medicines, as well as coverage from...

September 17, 2014

Make-A-Wish Teen Surprised With Dream Car

An Indiana teen who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 16 saw his dream come true...

September 17, 2014

Fed Signals No Hurry to Raise Interest Rates

Downgrading its economic forecasts, the Federal Reserve continued to say it would hold rates near zero...

September 17, 2014


With ISIS in U.S. Cross Hairs, Syria Pounces on Other Foes

Some of the more moderate insurgent groups trying to topple President Bashar al-Assad say his forces...

September 17, 2014

Obama Insists U.S. Will Not Get Drawn Into Ground War in Iraq

Addressing troops at Central Command base in Florida, President Obama said the United States was committed...

September 17, 2014

Teen Charged With Sexual Assault on Team Bus Trip

Washington teen charged with sex assault on football team bus trip; parents call it horseplay

September 17, 2014


Bits Blog: IBM’s Offers Workers Training and Pay Cuts

IBM is cutting the pay of some of its services workers by 10 percent while they are being trained in cloud,...

September 17, 2014

Texas Set to Execute Woman for 9-Year-Old's Death; She 'Believes God Will Work it Out,' Aunt Says

The State of Texas is set to execute a woman charged with murdering her girlfriend's son 10 years ago.

September 17, 2014

List of 2014 MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Recipients

List of 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'genius grant' recipients

September 17, 2014


Building Blocks: A Promise to Restore a Watchtower in Harlem, but No Contract

This fall, the parks department plans to take apart a 19th-century watchtower and, eventually, restore...

September 17, 2014

In Brutal Year for News Media in Afghanistan, a 7th Journalist Is Killed

The stabbing of Palwasha Tokhi adds to a toll that was already the deadliest for the news media in the country...

September 17, 2014

Watch: New York Man Accused of ISIS Support

Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, is charged with trying to recruit ISIS fighters in the U.S.

September 17, 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

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

Watchdog: Obamacare Site Still Puts Users at Risk

The Obamacare website still has major security flaws that put users' private information at risk, according...

September 17, 2014

NFL Reportedly Tells QB to Remove Jesus Shirt

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was told to remove his "Know Jesus, Know Peace" t-shirt before...

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

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

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


For the Queen, it's personal

Let's not pretend Queen Elizabeth doesn't have opinions. She's human and must have strong views on the potential...

September 17, 2014

A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Sometimes, productivity science seems like an organized conspiracy to justify laziness. Clicking through...

September 17, 2014

Freak accident kills hero bus driver

During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student. ...

September 17, 2014


Grim life in the Ebola zone

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.

September 17, 2014

Rocket attack kills 10 in Ukraine

A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday,...

September 17, 2014

40 new young adult titles

The impending arrival of fall brings a wave of highly anticipated young adult books. Bloggers have been...

September 17, 2014


Andre Agassi embraces investor-led approach to schools

Former tennis great visits Nashville to tour charter school he helped build.        

September 17, 2014

Women's groups seek 'emergency meeting' with NFL

The Black Women's Roundtable wants to discuss domestic violence with Roger Goodell.        

September 17, 2014

Obama insists: No U.S. ground combat troops in Iraq

President Obama is briefed by leaders at the U.S. Central Command.        

September 17, 2014


Reggie Bush on Peterson

Reggie Bush defends Adrian Peterson, saying "I have a 1-year-old daughter, and I discipline her."

September 17, 2014

Q &A: What you need to know about Scotland's vote

The stakes are high in Thursday's vote. We have answers to your questions.        

September 17, 2014

Game plan for next President, Congress

Jon Huntsman and Joe Manchin say Americans should rally around economic growth, energy security, preserving...

September 17, 2014


For the Queen, it's personal

Let's not pretend Queen Elizabeth doesn't have opinions. She's human and must have strong views on the potential...

September 17, 2014

A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Sometimes, productivity science seems like an organized conspiracy to justify laziness. Clicking through...

September 17, 2014

Freak accident kills hero bus driver

During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student. ...

September 17, 2014


Grim life in the Ebola zone

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.

September 17, 2014

Rocket attack kills 10 in Ukraine

A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday,...

September 17, 2014

40 new young adult titles

The impending arrival of fall brings a wave of highly anticipated young adult books. Bloggers have been...

September 17, 2014


Andre Agassi embraces investor-led approach to schools

Former tennis great visits Nashville to tour charter school he helped build.        

September 17, 2014

Women's groups seek 'emergency meeting' with NFL

The Black Women's Roundtable wants to discuss domestic violence with Roger Goodell.        

September 17, 2014

Obama insists: No U.S. ground combat troops in Iraq

President Obama is briefed by leaders at the U.S. Central Command.        

September 17, 2014


Reggie Bush on Peterson

Reggie Bush defends Adrian Peterson, saying "I have a 1-year-old daughter, and I discipline her."

September 17, 2014

Q &A: What you need to know about Scotland's vote

The stakes are high in Thursday's vote. We have answers to your questions.        

September 17, 2014

Game plan for next President, Congress

Jon Huntsman and Joe Manchin say Americans should rally around economic growth, energy security, preserving...

September 17, 2014


If Greed Is Good, Why Is Insider Trading Bad?

Last week’s sentencing of Mathew Martoma for insider trading may signal the end of the SEC’s efforts...

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