Justice Ginsburg Released From Hospital After Heart Surgery

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, who had a stent implanted, was expected to be back at work on Monday.

November 27, 2014

DealBook: British Hedge Fund Titan Ordered to Pay Ex-Wife $531 Million in Divorce Case

The divorce award between Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn underscores the immense wealth Mr. Hohn has accumulated...

November 27, 2014

Shop Yourself Happy

This year, a few pure souls might celebrate a freegan Christmas. Some will opt for a "Buy-Nothing" holiday....

November 27, 2014


Thanksgiving Parade Floats Through New York, With Protesters Marching Along

Pockets of demonstrators marched intermittently along the route, protesting the grand jury decision in Ferguson,...

November 27, 2014

Market Turmoil: Under Pressure From Uber, Taxi Medallion Prices are Plummeting

Market data suggests that the taxi business, which has undergone little change over many decades, is in the midst...

November 27, 2014

OPEC Leaves Oil Production Quotas Unchanged, and Prices Fall Further

The 30 percent decline in oil prices in recent months has shaken the solidarity of the 12-member Organization...

November 27, 2014


Growing Deer Herds Unwelcome at New York City Parks

The influx concerns parks department officials because the animals can destroy a forest understory and chip...

November 27, 2014

Black Friday, Through the Eyes of Smith and Marx

Black Friday has become American ritual, as American as the day that precedes it. Each year, the shopping...

November 27, 2014

Iran’s Supreme Leader Backs Extension of Nuclear Talks

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s opinion is crucial, as he has the final say over a potential deal.

November 27, 2014


 

The Fading Spectacle of Black Friday

BlackFridayDeathCount.com keeps a running list of the casualties incurred by the rites and rituals of the day after...

November 27, 2014

Crowds Celebrate at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Spectators of all ages are oohing and ahhing as giant inflated characters wind their way through Manhattan...

November 27, 2014

Film Honors U.S. Pilot Defenders of Israel

The remarkable story of the Machal pilots is the subject of a new Spielberg documentary--not Steven Spielberg,...

November 27, 2014


5 Key Inconsistencies in What Happened During the Michael Brown Shooting

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November 27, 2014

This Article Has Been Retracted

This story included erroneous information. Waterford, NY, fire chief Donald Baldwin was not the commenter...

November 26, 2014

The Next Amnesty

President Obama’s executive action last week is only an interim step. More amnesty is coming, much...

November 26, 2014


 

LaBeouf: Provocative or pointless?

Leave it to Shia LaBeouf to give one of the strangest -- or most creative -- interviews of all time. ...

November 27, 2014

Mexico students

Mexico's leader proposed a series of reforms Thursday that he hopes will help combat widespread crime...

November 27, 2014

Photos: National Dog Show 2014

November 27, 2014


Obama's favorite holiday

President Obama celebrated his favorite holiday -- Thanksgiving -- with phone calls to U.S. troops, something...

November 27, 2014

5 moments we're thankful for

These five stories renewed our faith in humanity, proved that nothing is impossible and made us smile. ...

November 27, 2014

NFLer's Ferguson essay goes viral

New Orleans' Saints Benjamin Watson poured his thoughts about Ferguson on a Facebook post that went viral. ...

November 27, 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...

November 28, 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...

November 28, 2014

L.A. Zoo brings holiday lights back to Griffith Park after five years

Lights are returning to Griffith Park this holiday. The DWP Holiday Light Festival  winked off in 2009,...

November 27, 2014


How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful: Give Them Less

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion...

November 27, 2014

The Crackdown on Poor Teacher Training Programs

In 2011, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called it “laughable” that the majority of states...

November 27, 2014

L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election

A controversial proposal to offer cash prizes to Los Angeles voters is dead — at least for next year's...

November 27, 2014


The Failure of Tribal Schools

Breanne Lugar says the only reason she enrolled in college was so she could move away from the house...

November 26, 2014

Scenes from Nepal

Nepal, the "Roof of the World", is home to 27 million people, eight of the world's ten tallest mountains,...

November 26, 2014

Nudging College Students to Prevent Rape and Sexual Assault

In the summer of 1998, I carried a good friend off the roof of a UC Berkeley frat house. I didn't belong...

November 25, 2014