Atheist Call to Abort Disabled Is Doomed

Naomi Schaefer Riley, NY Post...

September 1, 2014

Why Rick Perry deleted a disparaging tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry deleted what was described as an "unauthorized tweet" from his verified...

September 1, 2014

Anarchy Looms in Libya

September 1, 2014


Big Data and Chicago's Traffic-cam Scandal

Holman Jenkins, WSJ...

September 1, 2014

Why Uber Must Be Stopped

Andrew Leonard, SalonWhat is Uber? A paragon of free market efficiency and technological innovation serving...

August 31, 2014

Gubernatorial Race Nasty & Expensive

August 31, 2014


Rick Perry makes a Twitter 'oops' - Washington Post (blog)

PoliticoRick Perry makes a Twitter 'oops'Washington Post (blog)On Sunday night, Texas Gov. Rick...

September 1, 2014

Rick Perry Twitter account posts insulting image of woman at center of ... - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsRick Perry Twitter account posts insulting image of woman at center of ...New York...

September 1, 2014

Rick Perry deletes drunk DA tweet - Politico

PoliticoRick Perry deletes drunk DA tweetPoliticoTexas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account posted — and then...

September 1, 2014


Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice - NewsOK.com

Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choiceNewsOK.comASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island...

September 1, 2014

Woman Crashes Car, Impales Buttocks After Texting While Driving - NBCNews.com

Toronto SunWoman Crashes Car, Impales Buttocks After Texting While DrivingNBCNews.comA Colorado woman...

September 1, 2014

Lightning strike kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creek - Fox News

WFMZ AllentownLightning strike kills boy swimming in Pennsylvania creekFox NewsPEACH BOTTOM, Pa. – Authorities...

September 1, 2014


Towns hit by Sandy wrestle with questions of eminent domain in beach ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

SFGateTowns hit by Sandy wrestle with questions of eminent domain in beach ...Minneapolis Star TribuneASHAROKEN,...

September 1, 2014

Police: Virginia girl, 2, left in a van, dies - SFGate

WTVCPolice: Virginia girl, 2, left in a van, diesSFGateROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old...

September 1, 2014

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs - Porterville Recorder

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogsPorterville RecorderCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In some...

September 1, 2014


Two killed in NH plane crash - Boston Globe

CBS LocalTwo killed in NH plane crashBoston GlobeTwo people are dead after a small airplane crashed after...

September 1, 2014

67-year-old man stabbed to death after interrupting burglary at Staten Island home - New York Daily News

New York Daily News67-year-old man stabbed to death after interrupting burglary at Staten Island homeNew...

September 1, 2014

High school to drop 'Arabs' mascot that some found offensive - Los Angeles Times

Houston ChronicleHigh school to drop 'Arabs' mascot that some found offensiveLos Angeles TimesCoachella...

September 1, 2014


In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist

From the Dept. of Insane and Dangerous Overreactions to Fictional Threats: A 23-year-old teacher at...

September 1, 2014

Let's Just Do Autumn Resolutions

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall," Fitzgerald wrote in The Great Gatsby. It's...

September 1, 2014

It's Still Not the End of History

Most of us in the West are liberals, whether we admit it or not. We want equal rights for all, reject...

September 1, 2014


Border Author, Reporter Charles Bowden Dies">

Border Author, Reporter Charles Bowden Dies"> Border Author, Reporter Charles Bowden Dies

Author and reporter Charles Bowden, best known for writing about life along the U.S.-Mexico border, has died....

September 1, 2014

Border Patrol Catch 2 Mexican Nationals Smuggling Over $1 Million in Narcotics">

Border Patrol Catch 2 Mexican Nationals Smuggling Over $1 Million in Narcotics">K-9s & Border Patrol Catch 2 Mexican Nationals Smuggling Over $1 Million in Narcotics

Within hours, a second, separate incident occurred when border patrol ... U.S. Border Patrol encourages...

September 1, 2014

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border ">Rick Perry: Obama clueless about border

Perry explained U.S. Border Patrol agents are overwhelmed and related the tale of one Border Patrol...

September 1, 2014


Border, ISIS">

Border, ISIS">Donald Trump: Americans 'Embarrassed' by President Obama's Lack of Leadership on Border, ISIS

... country, Trump said in a phone interview when asked how Americans feel when they see the unsecured...

September 1, 2014

Border Area as Fighting in Syria Heats Up (VIDEO)">

Border Area as Fighting in Syria Heats Up (VIDEO)">IDF Closes Golan Border Area as Fighting in Syria Heats Up (VIDEO)

The Israeli army on Monday declared a swath of the country's border with ... Prime Minister Benjamin...

September 1, 2014

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US tour">Long-lost radio interview reveals truth behind David Bowie's unsuccessful first US tour

However, after touching down in the country, US border security refused the influential rocker permission...

September 1, 2014


NATO to Create a Rapid-Response Force for Eastern Europe, Officials Say

NATO leaders are expected to respond to increased Russian intervention in Ukraine by establishing a force...

September 1, 2014

Serena Williams Advances to U.S. Open Quarterfinals

The top-seeded Williams, who has not reached the final of any major this year, beat Kaia Kanepi in straight...

September 1, 2014

In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help

The three were interviewed by CNN and The Associated Press, and the choreography of the interviews suggested...

September 1, 2014


U.N. Rights Council Looks at ISIS Abuses in Iraq

The top United Nations advocate for children afflicted by war said ISIS was using them as informers,...

September 1, 2014

Obama Takes to Road to Push Rise in Minimum Wage

With the midterm elections in sight, President Obama went to Milwaukee to try to refocus attention on an economic...

September 1, 2014

Sidebar: The Dubious Sources of Some Supreme Court ‘Facts’

The justices are hungry for the data in amicus briefs, but a law professor argues that this is a perilous...

September 1, 2014


Burning Man 2014

Every year, participants in the Burning Man Festival descend on the playa of Nevada's Black Rock Desert...

September 1, 2014

Beijing’s Stance Has Democrats in Hong Kong Facing Tough Choices

Students and organizers plan strikes, legal obstruction and a sit-in after the national legislature placed...

September 1, 2014

Libyan Parliament Reappoints PM as Government Loses Grip on Ministries

Libya's House of Representatives reappointed Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Monday as the government...

September 1, 2014


As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

Mediators held talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused...

September 1, 2014

Tony Stewart Returns to Sprint Cup Series and Lots of Support

Stewart was to compete in the Oral-B USA 500 on Sunday night following a three-week hiatus from racing...

September 1, 2014

Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

Farmers have long believed that landowners controlled groundwater, but the state legislature passed new controls...

September 1, 2014


A Casino Closes Amid Tears and Questions About Atlantic City’s Direction

Showboat, a New Orleans-themed casino owned by Caesars Entertainment, closed on Sunday at 4 p.m. Revel...

September 1, 2014

Millionaire Chess to Hit Las Vegas, in Gambit to Raise Game’s Profile With Big Prizes

The tournament is intended to be the first step in a multiyear plan to organize and run tournaments with...

September 1, 2014

One Judge to Decide the Future of Detroit

In a trial set to open on Tuesday, nothing short of this city’s future is at stake, with a judge to decide...

August 31, 2014


Ebola outbreak causing needless deaths, says World Bank head">

Ebola outbreak causing needless deaths, says World Bank head">Poor response to Ebola outbreak causing needless deaths, says World Bank head

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means...

September 1, 2014

Ebola the failures of the international outbreak response">

Ebola the failures of the international outbreak response"> Ebola the failures of the international outbreak response

On 8 August, far too late, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola epidemic a public health...

September 1, 2014

Ebola outbreak: 816 passengers tracked by IDSP">

Ebola outbreak: 816 passengers tracked by IDSP"> Ebola outbreak: 816 passengers tracked by IDSP

The government is increasing scrutiny to prevent the spread of Ebola to India. The Supreme Court on August...

September 1, 2014


Gaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militants - Toronto Star

Toronto StarIsrael calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militantsToronto Star“This...

August 31, 2014

Gaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report Says - Latin Post

Latin PostGaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report SaysLatin PostGAZA...

August 31, 2014


Israel calls for regional powers to join in rebuilding Gaza Strip - CTV News

CTV NewsIsrael calls for regional powers to join in rebuilding Gaza StripCTV NewsJERUSALEM -- Israel...

August 31, 2014

Israeli fire on Gaza town raises war crimes claim - MiamiHerald.com

HaaretzIsraeli fire on Gaza town raises war crimes claimMiamiHerald.comRAFAH, Gaza Strip -- The first...

August 31, 2014

Rebuilding Gaza Strip could take 20 years - Buenos Aires Herald

Deseret NewsRebuilding Gaza Strip could take 20 yearsBuenos Aires HeraldJERUSALEM — An international...

August 31, 2014


Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to media, ask for government help        

September 1, 2014

Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.        

September 1, 2014

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

Islamic State group becomes Arab satire target        

September 1, 2014


Deadly shootings rock NYC holiday parade route

Hours before New York City's West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings...

September 1, 2014

How Chinese millionaires are buying their way out of China

There's a going trend among China's richest to use their wealth to live abroad by buying investment visas.        

September 1, 2014

Britain to unveil tougher anti-terror laws

London is concerned British Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria may try to return home.        

September 1, 2014


Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

Protesters want Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.        

September 1, 2014

Senegal monitors contacts of first Ebola patient

Senegal monitors Ebola patient's contacts        

September 1, 2014

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

Pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech, Monday.        

September 1, 2014


Partial building collapse in Paris suburb kills 2

Philippe Galli, Seine-Saint-Denis prefect, said the explosion was "most probably" the result of a gas leak.        

August 31, 2014

Bikini barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

Prosecutors: Owner made more than $2M in 3 years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.        

August 31, 2014

Detroit's bankruptcy battle begins

Detroit faces extraordinary pressure to prove grand bargain to resolve bankruptcy is fair.        

August 31, 2014


Author, journalist Charles Bowden dies at 69

The hard-boiled investigative journalist had become an expert on the U.S. drug war.        

August 31, 2014

Miss. scam artist who targeted elderly nabbed in Calif.

Gina Palasini stole the life savings of her victims and evaded justice for years.        

August 31, 2014

Oil tanker 'vanishes' with $100M cargo off Texas

Kurdish ship carries crude that may legally belong to Iraq        

August 31, 2014


Labor Day brings focus to declining union membership - Biden says union workers deserve 'fair share'

September 1, 2014

WHO says Senegal Ebola case a 'top priority' - Some US schools to screen for Ebola

September 1, 2014

Ty Cobb up for auction

September 1, 2014


Stripper mom of missing girl hangs up on cops, says she ‘had to get on stage’

September 1, 2014

Danica impresses

September 1, 2014

Alec in another scuffle?

September 1, 2014


Five dead in Colorado small plane crash

September 1, 2014

Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine 'statehood' as Kiev forces retreat

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin says that cease-fire talks set to start Monday should solve the issue...

September 1, 2014

South Korea says North fires new projectile into sea - ALS Ice Bucket Challenge hits Pyongyang

September 1, 2014


Police say inmates used grandmother's coffin to smuggle marijuana

September 1, 2014

JLaw victim of nude pic hack

September 1, 2014

'OUT OF CONTROL' US doctor takes on Ebola with faith, technology

VIDEO: What happened to Ebola outbreak coverage? UN says number of Ebola cases could reach 20,000US colleges...

September 1, 2014


Coal industry dealt another setback as Oregon blocks export plan

September 1, 2014

STEWART TO START NASCAR star returns to racing after fatal crash

VIDEO: Tony Stewart returns to racing today VIDEO: Inside Tony Stewart's return to racing VIDEO: Emotional...

August 31, 2014

Dozens of police agencies report loss of Pentagon-supplied military weapons - Group's lesson plan on Ferguson shooting cites Black Panther platform - VIDEO: 'Kelly File' reviews shooting timeline

August 31, 2014