Obama Didn't Tell the Whole Story About Cuba

Mike Gonzalez, FederalistWhy did President Obama go for broke on Cuba, announcing the United States would...

December 19, 2014

Google Files Suit Against Mississippi Attorney General

The search giant accused the official, Jim Hood, of violating federal law in his efforts to get it to remove...

December 19, 2014

Obama's No-Deal Presidency

Fred Barnes, The Weekly StandardOn domestic issues, President Obama rarely leads and doesn’t like...

December 19, 2014


Los Angeles, as a Pedestrian

Seeing the city from the sidewalk, not the freeway, opens a visitor to quiet wonders that would be lost...

December 19, 2014

Obama Defends Cuban Opening but Faults Sony Over Movie in Year-End Press Conferernce

President Obama on Friday afternoon faced questions about how his administration planned to respond to a North...

December 19, 2014

Theater Shooter's Parents Plead for His Life

Parents of theater shooting suspect James Holmes plead for him to be spared death penalty

December 19, 2014


SC Former Marine Ruled Insane in Pedestrian Death

South Carolina ex-Marine not guilty by insanity after stealing fire truck, killing pedestrian

December 19, 2014

The States Sparring Over Legal Weed

Just weeks before the one-year anniversary of legal marijuana in Colorado, the state's status as breaker...

December 19, 2014

The U.S. Made $15 Billion From Bailouts

The Treasury Department announced on Friday morning that with the sale of its nearly 55 million remaining...

December 19, 2014


 

The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking Ban

The battle over untapped natural gas in New York State seems to have hit a crescendo. Following an extensive...

December 19, 2014

Travel Chronicles, From East to West

Everyone has got lots of things to think about at the end of a year. But I wanted to note things we've...

December 19, 2014

My Brother Was Almost Deported

In an address last month, President Obama announced an executive order to redirect government resources...

December 19, 2014


Who Said What? The 2014 News Quiz

From the Ice Bucket Challenge to ISIS, 2014 was a busy year. Ebola ransacked West Africa, Scotland almost...

December 19, 2014

When Cops Don't Know the Law

My primary emotion when I think of law-enforcement officers is profound gratitude that they did not shoot...

December 17, 2014

 

New species of fish discovered

A new species of fish that's translucent with wing-like fins and an eel-like tail was discovered in the Mariana...

December 19, 2014

She gets $10k mink coat for ...

A customer at a Texas fast food restaurant gave her mink coat to an employee after she paid her a compliment....

December 19, 2014

NASA spacecraft discovers new planet

Kepler is still on the beat.

December 19, 2014


Why are cops killing for 'loosies'?

Lucia Brawley says the responsibility is widely shared to find ways to end the killings of unarmed black...

December 19, 2014

Terror, hacks, Cuba -- what a week

This week there were stories about terrorists massacring schoolchildren; an international crisis over...

December 19, 2014

Recreating classic art with smartphones

Goofing around in the office has been taken to a whole new level by a couple of guys who work for Squarespace,...

December 19, 2014


 

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014

Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many students

President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred...

December 19, 2014

EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

December 19, 2014


Time's Up for 'Timeout'

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors...

December 19, 2014

Orange Is the New Class

The show is as riveting as it is enlightening, humorous as it is dark. From its raw lesbianism and gnawing...

December 19, 2014

Responses to building and safety complaints vary widely across L.A.

When Angelenos phone the city to complain about illegal construction, trash piling up next door or other...

December 19, 2014


Sen. De Leon removes panel staffers who questioned his legislation

In yet another shakeup in the state Senate, new President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles) has removed...

December 18, 2014

Students Are Bankrolling Public Colleges Now More Than Ever Before

Thanks to state and federal grants, public colleges and universities have historically been the most...

December 18, 2014

Mythbusters: Teaching Through Wonder—and Failure

When I set out to write about unconventional educators, the first person on my wish list was Adam Savage....

December 18, 2014