White House Flunks History 101

Victor Davis Hanson, Investor's Biz DailyPresident Obama doesn't know much about history.In his therapeutic...

August 30, 2014

Could Kansas Swing the Senate?

Sam Wang, The New YorkerIn national politics, Kansas is considered as Republican as they come: Mitt Romney...

August 29, 2014

Where Is Shaheen? Hiding From You

August 29, 2014


Climate Change: We're Almost Too Late

Rebecca Leber, New RepublicThere is an alarming message in a major new report on climate change, a draft...

August 29, 2014

HIllary Finally Weighs in on Ferguson

Emma Roller, Naional JournalNearly three weeks after the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old...

August 29, 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...

August 28, 2014


Fabiani joins Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team - U-T San Diego

Fabiani joins Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal teamU-T San DiegoPolitics create some odd alliances and one emerged...

August 30, 2014

Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strategy' comments - CNN (blog)

ABC NewsRick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strategy' commentsCNN (blog)(CNN) - Two potential...

August 29, 2014

Rick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summit - Politico

PoliticoRick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summitPoliticoDALLAS – Texas...

August 29, 2014


Walking While Black: Michael Brown, Black Men and White Police Officers - Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

CNNWalking While Black: Michael Brown, Black Men and White Police OfficersMilwaukee Courier Weekly NewspaperA...

August 30, 2014

Six Strategies Obama Could Use to Fight the Islamic State - Politico

PoliticoSix Strategies Obama Could Use to Fight the Islamic StatePoliticoAfter a summer in which Islamic...

August 30, 2014

5 things to know about Arkansas' midterm elections - SFGate

New York Daily News5 things to know about Arkansas' midterm electionsSFGateLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)...

August 30, 2014


California to appeal teacher tenure ruling - seattlepi.com

KCRA SacramentoCalifornia to appeal teacher tenure rulingseattlepi.comLOS ANGELES (AP) — California...

August 30, 2014

Death of man high on PCP and being restrained by cops ruled a homicide - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDeath of man high on PCP and being restrained by cops ruled a homicideNew York Daily...

August 30, 2014

Ex-FBI chief thanks supporters, hospital after crash - USA TODAY

USA TODAYEx-FBI chief thanks supporters, hospital after crashUSA TODAYBURLINGTON, Vt. — Former FBI director...

August 30, 2014


Report: Secret Service investigates threat to Obama - Daily Digest

Daily DigestReport: Secret Service investigates threat to ObamaDaily DigestPolice are searching for a suspicious...

August 30, 2014

Oklahoma City police draw lessons from events in Ferguson, Mo. - NewsOK.com

New York Daily NewsOklahoma City police draw lessons from events in Ferguson, Mo.NewsOK.comOklahoma City's...

August 30, 2014

Judge rejects Martin MacNeill's request for new murder trial - Salt Lake Tribune

KUTV 2NewsJudge rejects Martin MacNeill's request for new murder trialSalt Lake TribuneA 4th District...

August 30, 2014


The Quiet Crisis Among Queer Women

It’s easy to assume that queer Americans are thriving today. A year out from the Supreme Court decision...

August 30, 2014

California High-Speed Rail No. 9—the Chairman's Turn Again

As a reminder, this is No. 9 in a series on the plan for a north-south California High-Speed Rail system,...

August 29, 2014

Lies Immigration Reformers Told Me

“Mom hid a present for you in the basement.” “Last time you said that, you locked me downstairs...

August 29, 2014


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US border ">A failed journey: Central American migrants turned back before US border

More than 60,000 child migrants have arrived on the US-Mexican border since October. But tens of thousands...

August 30, 2014

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US Open success">Pat Rafter backs Nick Kyrgios for US Open success

Kyrgios will get his chance to shine on centre court at the US Open when he takes on world No. 18 Tommy...

August 30, 2014

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Tucson, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers planning trips across the border...

August 30, 2014


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US Border With Mexico">Anti-immigration Groups Call to Shut Down US Border With Mexico

A coalition of anti-immigration groups has called for the blocking of several ports of entry to the US from...

August 30, 2014

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U.S. Border for Attack: Local Law ... ">Islamic State Has 'Increased Interest' in Exploiting Southern U.S. Border for Attack: Local Law ...

Islamic State militants have expressed an increased interest on social media in exploiting the southern...

August 30, 2014

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United States border is possibility">Homeland Security warns Isis attack on United States border is possibility

As many Americans get ready for the long holiday weekend, law enforcement officers warn Isis militants...

August 30, 2014


New Novartis Drug Shows Striking Efficacy in Treating Heart Failure

The experimental drug developed by the Swiss company Novartis reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular...

August 30, 2014

Syrian Rebels Attack Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday...

August 30, 2014

Lesotho PM Says Army Attempted Coup, Military Denies

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday accused his country's army of attempting a coup against...

August 30, 2014


Death of Man in Police Custody Is Ruled a Homicide

The man, Ronald Singleton, died from physical restraint by the police while he was in a state of “excited...

August 30, 2014

McConnell’s Campaign Manager Steps Down

The manager, Jesse Benton, cited reports about his “role in past campaigns,” referring to his job as a senior...

August 30, 2014

Taxi Kills Pedestrian in Manhattan

The police said a 58-year-old woman was killed after being struck by a cab, the latest in a string of such...

August 30, 2014


U.S. Open 2014: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni Upsets Simona Halep

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni was competing in Grand Slams as a teen, but battling from adversity has defined...

August 30, 2014

News Analysis: 50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched

Both sides claimed victory, but the cease-fire is uneasy, Israeli citizens feel more insecure than before,...

August 30, 2014

Vice Media Stakes Future on A&E Networks Deal

A&E Networks will invest $250 million in Vice Media and receive a 10 percent stake in the company.

August 30, 2014


At Gateway to Hamptons, Ku Klux Klan Advertises for New Members

This summer, pamphlets and a recruitment form have been stuffed into plastic sandwich bags, along with...

August 30, 2014

Quarantine for Ebola Lifted in Liberia Slum

The president of Liberia had rejected the advice of Ebola experts in quarantining the West Point neighborhood,...

August 30, 2014

Swirls of Dust and Drama, Punctuating Life in the Southwest

Children, drivers and other residents have learned how to prepare for huge dust storms, sometimes called...

August 29, 2014


California Plans to Reduce Isolation of Mentally Ill Inmates

The state, adhering to a court order, is proposing to stop keeping most mentally ill prisoners in their...

August 29, 2014

Judge Strikes Down Restrictive Texas Abortion Rule

The ruling involved a requirement that abortion clinics in the state meet the same standards as hospital-style...

August 29, 2014

Bits Digital Diary: On Instagram’s Hyperlapse, and Fast-Forwarding to the Future

Instagram’s new tool for capturing time-lapse video could provide a new prism through which people...

August 29, 2014


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Ebola outbreak?">Is the EU doing enough to help fight the Ebola outbreak?

Although the virus was first transmitted to humans in the 1970s, this is the worst outbreak of Ebola...

August 30, 2014

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Ebola Outbreak: Experimental Drug ZMapp Shows 100% Positive Result On Monkeys, Says Study"> Ebola Outbreak: Experimental Drug ZMapp Shows 100% Positive Result On Monkeys, Says Study

Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola...

August 30, 2014

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Ebola outbreak ">Home News World Liberia reopens slum in capital that was barricaded to contain Ebola outbreak

People celebrate in a street outside of West Point slum in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014....

August 30, 2014


Housing group: 20 years to rebuild Gaza - TheNewsTribune.com

International Business TimesHousing group: 20 years to rebuild GazaTheNewsTribune.comThe assessment by Shelter...

August 30, 2014

Housing group: 20 years to rebuild Gaza - The State

Indian ExpressHousing group: 20 years to rebuild GazaThe StateThe assessment by Shelter Cluster, co-chaired...

August 30, 2014

RI awaits go-ahead to send peacekeepers to Syria, Gaza Strip - Jakarta Post

RI awaits go-ahead to send peacekeepers to Syria, Gaza StripJakarta PostThe Foreign Ministry's Director-...

August 30, 2014


50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched - New York Times

International Business Times50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More EntrenchedNew York...

August 30, 2014

Fifty Days of Israeli Aggression Against Civilians in the Gaza Strip - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationFifty Days of Israeli Aggression Against Civilians in the Gaza StripCenter...

August 30, 2014

No optimism warranted on prospects of realizing peace in Gaza Strip - The Japan News

No optimism warranted on prospects of realizing peace in Gaza StripThe Japan NewsThe Yomiuri ShimbunIt...

August 29, 2014


NYPD probed for 2nd restraint-related death

Medical examiner "physical restrain by police" was a factor in the of Ronald Singleton, 45.        

August 30, 2014

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Peacekeepers' mission monitors a 1974 disengagement accord between Syria and Israel.        

August 30, 2014

California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

Bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience...

August 30, 2014


Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

The statement said the plane was hit by a missile from a Russian launcher, but did not give more detail.        

August 30, 2014

After soccer referee's death, wife and sons persevere

Kyle Bieniewicz died after being punched by a player during a game in July.        

August 29, 2014

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

There were no reports of injuries or damage.        

August 29, 2014


Ad watch: Ernst touts support for entitlements

The ad is a coordinated effort between the Ernst campaign and the National Republican Senatorial Committee.        

August 29, 2014

There's a cure for those end-of-summer blues

Experts say a shift in perception goes a long way toward coping with winter.        

August 29, 2014

Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group

Obama said Republicans had realized that blocking all progress led Americans to become cynical about...

August 29, 2014


Wife of gun-wielding radio host seeks divorce

Blake Seylhouwer has been charged for shooting at his wife, Misty, during an argument.        

August 29, 2014

FBI probes Islamic State recruiting in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis bureau is looking into reports that a second American citizen was killed fighting with...

August 29, 2014

15 injured in O'Hare shuttle bus accident

Four of the injured listed in serious to critical condition.        

August 29, 2014


70 years later, a soldier returns home

Helen Harris Cooke says she never stopped praying that her husband would be found.        

August 29, 2014

Okla. cop charged with raping, abusing 8 women

He allegedly threatened to arrest victims if they did not submit.        

August 29, 2014

In Gary, Ind., fall of an eyesore may be rise of new era

After a violent summer, city is hoping for a rebirth.        

August 29, 2014


Take a hike? Gand Canyon to charge runners a fee

August 30, 2014

WHERE DOES QATAR STAND? Experts say nation supporting terror

A GROWING NUMBER of regional experts believe the oil-rich emirate is propping up violent jihadists around...

August 30, 2014

BRAVE NEW WORLD Microchip implants could become part of human life

Navy develops bio-coatings for implants, dressingsUS military developing brain implants to restore memory

August 30, 2014


COMBATING ISIS DHS looks at new ways to intercept foreign fighters

EXCLUSIVE: ISIS looks to Mexican border for terror attack opportunity, bulletin saysSyrian rebels attack...

August 30, 2014

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

August 30, 2014

BLOW TO COAL Industry dealt setback as Oregon blocks export plan

Duke halting coal burning at southwest Ohio power plantVIDEO: How will EPA's new carbon standards impact...

August 30, 2014


Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror

August 30, 2014

TEXAS ABORTION FIGHT Federal judge throws out controversial restrictions

VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson joins up with Planned Parenthood

August 29, 2014

FBI national domestic threat assessment omits Islamist terrorism

August 29, 2014


Senegal confirms first Ebola case as outbreak accelerates - US colleges screen some students for Ebola - VIDEO: What happened to Ebola coverage?

August 29, 2014

ISIS eyes Mexican border, says bulletin

EXCLUSIVE: Law enforcement bulletin sent out by the Texas Department of Public Safety says ISIS online...

August 29, 2014

Relatives feel sorry for girl who shot gun instructor - Moments before accidental shooting

August 29, 2014


EXCLUSIVE: Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - VIDEO: Gunman requests citizenship

August 29, 2014

Your passwords should be at least 24 characters long - VIDEO: Cheapest Labor Day for driving since 2010

August 29, 2014

Fort Hood gunman wants to be citizen of caliphate - VIDEO: Is SD a lock for GOP? - Obama on Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

August 29, 2014