Obama Declares War on Ebola, Vows to 'Contain and Combat' Threat

The White House released a memo on President Obama’s plans for combating the latest Ebola outbreak...

September 16, 2014

Fishel: Why no wild past

September 16, 2014

Scottish Independence Vote Inspires Bavarian Secessionist Movement in Germany

In further signs that the Scottish referendum on independence is inspiring secessionist movements across...

September 16, 2014


Independent Scots Will Be At the Mercy of the Big State

National pride and the right to self-rule are noble ideas, so if some Scots truly lack any sense of Britishness,...

September 16, 2014

Shaun Wright Resigns

South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright has resigned. The embattled commissioner had been...

September 16, 2014

Trump Plaza to become latest Atlantic City casino to close

September 16, 2014


This GOP Benghazi Hearing Is Actually Worth Having

Benghazi! It's back. On Wednesday, the select committee on Benghazi set up by House Speaker John...

September 16, 2014

GOP Moderates' Secret Confession: We Were Afraid to Vote Against Extreme Abortion Bill

In the hours before Missouri Republicans overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto and passed one of the harshest...

September 16, 2014

The Supreme Court May Be About to Save—or Destroy—Gay Marriage

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> Supporters...

September 15, 2014


Dealing With a Disgraceful Tax Code

September 16, 2014

Child Mortality Falling, U.N. Says, but Not Fast Enough

The global mortality rate for children younger than 5 has dropped by nearly half since 1990, but remains...

September 16, 2014

Watch: UVA Student Missing After 'Drinking Quite a Bit'

Virginia police say no foul play is suspected in the disappearance of Hannah Elizabeth Graham.

September 16, 2014


Where Does Rand Stand?

John McCormack, Weekly StandardRand Paul's views on war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continue...

September 16, 2014

Downed Wires Suspend DC-Philly Amtrak Service

Downed wires suspend Amtrak service between DC and Philadelphia, affect MARC trains

September 16, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Joyless in Mudville

Tuesday: the Yankees’ fading hopes, rain then sun, and a Beastie Boy builds a fancy house.

September 16, 2014


US Tobacco Growers Brace for Tougher Competition

End of tobacco quota buyout checks leave surviving growers exposed to free market economics

September 16, 2014

It’s the Economy: Will Portland Always Be a Retirement Community for the Young?

As American cities compete for college-educated workers, Portland has a unique problem: It has way too many.

September 16, 2014

Northern California Wildfire Devastates Town

Northern California wildfire devastates town; at least 100 homes destroyed, 1,500 evacuated

September 16, 2014


London Repeats Offer of New Powers if Scotland Votes No

With two days left before Scots votes in a referendum on independence, the leaders of the three main...

September 16, 2014

Ukraine Parliament Ratifies EU Pact

Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union...

September 16, 2014

NY Boat Crash: Criminal Case Ends, Lawsuits Await

Hudson River crash that killed bride-to-be: Criminal case ending, lawsuits pending

September 16, 2014


Soldiers Killed in Suicide Attack at U.S. Base in Kabul

Three soldiers with the American-led coalition were killed Tuesday in the attack on a convoy at the gates...

September 16, 2014

Gov. Brown signs bill repealing unenforceable parts of Prop. 187

In a disavowal of the hard line Californians once took against illegal immigration, Gov. Jerry Brown...

September 16, 2014

AFL-CIO leader: Hillary needs a primary, Obama needs bold action

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has not endorsed Hillary Clinton for president: A 'coronation' is 'dangerous...

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

Gov't Report: Obamacare Funds Abortions

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

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


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

Heat Waves, Cold Front: Bizarre Weather Sweeps US

The United States is experiencing extreme weather from coast to coast, from heat waves and wildfires...

September 15, 2014


Syria's 'Khorasan' Bigger Threat to US than ISIS?

U.S. officials say a group of Islamic extremists in Syria poses a more direct threat to America than...

September 15, 2014

Border War: America's 'Watchmen on the Wall'

While politicians argue about America's broken immigration system, U.S. Border Patrol agents are on the front...

September 15, 2014

Obama Condemns Beheading of Briton by Extremists

President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker...

September 15, 2014


Fmr. Intel Officers on ISIS: Airstrikes Not Enough

Following the Islamic State's beheading of a third victim, former intelligence officials are suggesting...

September 15, 2014

Gov. Report: Obamacare Funds Abortions

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

September 15, 2014

Huckabee, Cruz Join National Anthem Celebration

Two possible GOP presidential candidates joined thousands of Americans to celebrate "Star-Spangled Sunday,"...

September 15, 2014


Taliban bomber kills 3 NATO troops in Kabul

The blast happened on a busy road that runs from the U.S. Embassy to the airport.        

September 16, 2014

CDC: Prescription painkiller deaths slowing down

The health agency says annual increase has dropped from 18% to 3%.        

September 16, 2014

Is it OK to hunt while pregnant?

The course of events that led me from a promise never to be one of those women who wrote about her pregnancy...

September 16, 2014


3,000 U.S. troops may join Ebola fight

U.S. military personnel would build facilities with up to 1,700 beds to help treat Ebola patients in West...

September 16, 2014

The Last Refrigerator

Dave Bevard, former union president of the Machinists in Galesburg, Illinois, with the last refrigerator...

September 16, 2014

Security hole may expose kids' data

Hackers have discovered one of the biggest potential security holes of the modern era. CNN's Jake Tapper...

September 16, 2014


Kurdish forces battling ISIS

CNN's Anna Coren is on the front lines with Kurdish Peshmerga forces as they fight ISIS in Northern Iraq. ...

September 16, 2014

Naked cycling? That's just Colombia team's uniforms

Women revealed the new kits at weekend's Tour of Tuscany in Italy.        

September 16, 2014

Wildfires threaten thousands

Wildfires raced across Northern California overnight, charring at least 9,000 acres and forcing thousands...

September 16, 2014


Obama's day: The Islamic State and Ebola

President Obama meets with a special envoy and announces new plans to fight Ebola.        

September 16, 2014

Update on Michael Brown case

A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should...

September 16, 2014

Can this device make flying more fun?

It's either a genius idea for reducing the miseries of long-haul air travel -- or an extreme method of distracting...

September 16, 2014


Taliban bomber kills 3 NATO troops in Kabul

The blast happened on a busy road that runs from the U.S. Embassy to the airport.        

September 16, 2014

CDC: Prescription painkiller deaths slowing down

The health agency says annual increase has dropped from 18% to 3%.        

September 16, 2014

Is it OK to hunt while pregnant?

The course of events that led me from a promise never to be one of those women who wrote about her pregnancy...

September 16, 2014


3,000 U.S. troops may join Ebola fight

U.S. military personnel would build facilities with up to 1,700 beds to help treat Ebola patients in West...

September 16, 2014

The Last Refrigerator

Dave Bevard, former union president of the Machinists in Galesburg, Illinois, with the last refrigerator...

September 16, 2014

Security hole may expose kids' data

Hackers have discovered one of the biggest potential security holes of the modern era. CNN's Jake Tapper...

September 16, 2014


Kurdish forces battling ISIS

CNN's Anna Coren is on the front lines with Kurdish Peshmerga forces as they fight ISIS in Northern Iraq. ...

September 16, 2014

Naked cycling? That's just Colombia team's uniforms

Women revealed the new kits at weekend's Tour of Tuscany in Italy.        

September 16, 2014

Wildfires threaten thousands

Wildfires raced across Northern California overnight, charring at least 9,000 acres and forcing thousands...

September 16, 2014


Obama's day: The Islamic State and Ebola

President Obama meets with a special envoy and announces new plans to fight Ebola.        

September 16, 2014

Update on Michael Brown case

A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should...

September 16, 2014

Can this device make flying more fun?

It's either a genius idea for reducing the miseries of long-haul air travel -- or an extreme method of distracting...

September 16, 2014


Police hunt for British tourists' killers

Thai police say they are preventing people from leaving a popular resort island after the battered bodies...

September 16, 2014

Obama heads to CDC to talk Ebola

President Barack Obama embarks on a two-day U.S. road trip Tuesday to asses and amplify his government's...

September 16, 2014

5 things you need to know Tuesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 16, 2014