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November 26, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Snow Snarl

Wednesday and Thanksgiving: A wintry mess, especially north and west, but less snow in the city.

November 26, 2014

State of the Art: Tech Toys That Can Make the Video Screen Passé

Toys will soon be able to be controlled and updated through an Internet connection, and that may forever...

November 26, 2014


The Ferguson Fraud

Rich Lowry, New York PostThe bitter irony of the Michael Brown case is that if he had actually put his hands...

November 26, 2014

Who Will Save Democratic Party From Itself?

Thomas Edsall, NY TimesNot everyone agrees that Hillary ClintonÂ’s selection as the Democratic...

November 26, 2014

Ferguson Grows Calmer, but Tensions Remain

As the Missouri National Guard bolstered its presence and the police became more assertive, law enforcement...

November 26, 2014


A New Business Strategy: Treating Employees Well

NORWICH, Vt.–Call centers are not, typically, very happy places–especially around the holidays. Workers...

November 26, 2014

Today in Politics

The potential political costs of the civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo.; speculation about Chuck Hagel’s...

November 26, 2014

News: Latest Updates: Protests Nationwide as More Troops Are Called to Ferguson

More arrests were made overnight as protests also spread around the country. In an effort to quell violence...

November 26, 2014


 

What's Next for the Democrats?

I was talking to Ted Strickland, the former governor of Ohio, when Nick Hanauer approached. "What did you call...

November 26, 2014

The Case for Policing Reform Is Much Bigger Than Michael Brown

As a longtime proponent of sweeping reforms to the criminal justice system, I'm extremely apprehensive...

November 26, 2014

How the Pilgrims and Reformation Formed America

We know the Pilgrims became some of America's first English settlers. But what else about these Christians...

November 26, 2014


Phoenix Hospital Chief Sacked in VA Scandal

The Department of Veterans Affairs has officially terminated Sharon Helman, the director of the hospital...

November 26, 2014

John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe

When the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee released, via a classic Friday evening news dump,...

November 25, 2014

A Top Contender for Defense Chief Drops Out

Michele Flournoy, a top candidate to replace Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, has taken herself out of contention...

November 25, 2014


 

Prosecutor faces backlash

CNN's Ana Cabrera looks at why Bob McCulloch is facing criticism for his handling of the Michael Brown...

November 26, 2014

Top places for Thanksgiving dinner

If a reservation feels like the best thing you could make for Thanksgiving dinner this year, you're not alone. ...

November 26, 2014

Demonstrations in 170 U.S. cities

The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson have ignited a firestorm of dissatisfaction and protests...

November 26, 2014


Messi breaks goal-scoring record

Another day, another record broken.

November 26, 2014

Matchmaking for fake marriages

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout has a preview of the unique aspect of being gay in China.

November 26, 2014

Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

November 26, 2014


 

Japanese firm plans to build light-rail cars in L.A. area after all

A month after threatening to avoid California when talks with organized labor groups derailed, a Japanese...

November 26, 2014

L.A. council moves to require that unused guns be locked up or disabled

Los Angeles lawmakers voted Tuesday to start drafting a city ordinance that would require residents to lock...

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


Was Moses a Founding Father?

Last Tuesday, the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing to choose which new social studies...

November 25, 2014

Traveling Offers Lessons That U.S. Schools Fail to Provide

When I turned 15, my parents sent me alone on a one-month trip to Ecuador, the country where my father...

November 25, 2014

Violent Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Last night, the decision of a St. Louis County grand jury to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren...

November 25, 2014


Black Girls Stand a Better Chance in STEM

Little girls are often told they can be anything they want to be. Some dream of being astronauts or exploring...

November 24, 2014

The Ship Breakers

Modern steel-hulled ships are built to last for several decades at sea before repair becomes uneconomical....

November 24, 2014

Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?

With opposition to the new Common Core State Standards and the assessments linked to them reaching a fever...

November 24, 2014