Watchdog: 2 Syrian Chemical Weapons Facilities Destroyed

Global watchdog: 2 Syrian chemical weapons facilities destroyed, all 12 destroyed this summer

March 2, 2015

Microsoft Plays Waiting Game in Smartphone Race

Microsoft has a new fix-it plan for the company’s smartphone business: Wait a little longer.

March 2, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., lays out the week ahead; mentions Department of Homeland Security conference vote, Keystone veto override, others, but no mention of full Loretta Lynch vote - @frankthorpNBC

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., lays out the week ahead; mentions Department of Homeland...

March 2, 2015


In a Bill Clinton Portrait, the Devil's in a Blue Dress

The nation just can't get enough of blue dresses, can it? No sooner had the furore over a blue-and-black...

March 2, 2015

US State Department says Secretary Kerry's meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif to go on 'for multiple hours' tomorrow in Geneva - @HannahAllam

US State Department says Secretary Kerry's meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif to go on 'for...

March 2, 2015

Atlanta police make 1 arrest in connection with viral video showing beating woman says started over a hamburger - @11AliveNews

Atlanta police make 1 arrest in connection with viral video showing beating woman says started over a hamburger...

March 2, 2015


Photo: Hail covers the sands off Huntington Beach, Calif., as a storm moves in - @latimes

Photo: Hail covers the sands off Huntington Beach, Calif., as a storm moves in - @latimes

March 2, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: Democrats are filibustering Keystone veto override; 'I'd advise all our Democratic friends to drop all the negativity and drop all the gridlock' - @burgessev

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: Democrats are filibustering Keystone veto override; 'I'd...

March 2, 2015

Savannah Guthrie to fill in for Lester Holt on 'NBC Nightly News' due to family medical emergency - @brianstelter

Savannah Guthrie to fill in for Lester Holt on 'NBC Nightly News' due to family medical emergency - @brianstelter

March 2, 2015


Editor's note: The U.S. House and Senate return today and will again have until Friday night to reach a deal on funding the Department of Homeland Security. Last Friday was the original deadline, but lawmakers passed a one-week stopgap bill. Senators are expected to take a procedural vote on whether or not to move toward a conference committee with the House, The Hill reports. Senate Democrats have said they will work to block an attempt to go to conference. House Republicans will be working to reach a deal on President Obama's immigration executive order and DHS funding. - Stephanie

Editor's note: The U.S. House and Senate return today and will again have until Friday night to reach...

March 2, 2015

New Boko Haram video showing beheading of 2 alleged regime informants mimics production of Islamic State videos - @NBCNews

New Boko Haram video showing beheading of 2 alleged regime informants mimics production of Islamic State...

March 2, 2015

'Judge Judy' extends $47 million contract with CBS through 2020 - @Variety

'Judge Judy' extends $47 million contract with CBS through 2020 - @Variety

March 2, 2015


 

When Mentally Ill Students Feel Alone

On January 25, 2015, Luchang Wang swiped into her residential college at Yale for the last time. It was a Sunday—a...

March 2, 2015

A Winter in Siberia (25 photos)

Based in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Reuters photographer Ilya Naymushin captures scenes...

March 2, 2015

Why judge's pension ruling is blow to Christie's political brand

Gov. Chris Christie's 2011 pension reform helped make him a national figure. But a judge's ruling that...

March 2, 2015


In election with a bid to boost turnout, participation may be lacking

In an election Tuesday where voters will weigh in on an idea to boost L.A.’s low voter turnout, it remains...

March 2, 2015

Can a Genetic Test Be Anonymous?

The F.D.A. has allowed 23andMe to market genetic tests for mutations directly to the public. The agency...

March 2, 2015

Can Scott Walker ride union-busting to the White House? (+video)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a big impression at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and he’s...

March 2, 2015


State GOP formally welcomes gays to the party

In a historic break with its past, the California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly Sunday to formally...

March 2, 2015

Reunions and Ransoms in Burma: Digital Connections Among the Rohingya (20 photos)

The Rohingya have suffered years of persecution in Burma. Rohingya Muslims are denied full citizenship,...

March 1, 2015

Photos of the Week: 2/21-2/27 (35 photos)

This week we have a fireball above Calgary, wintry weather from Saudi Arabia to New York City, Iranian...

February 27, 2015


 

GOP's Suicidal Homeland Security Fight

Marc Thiessen, Washington Post...

March 2, 2015

Is Clinton a Sure Thing in 2016?

Robert Kuttner, Huffington PostYou hear two competing stories about Hillary Clinton and the Democrats...

March 2, 2015

Chris Christie Attacks the Media and Jeb Bush

John Dickerson, SlateTwo years ago Chris Christie wasn’t invited to address the Conservative Political...

March 2, 2015


Walker Headed for Trouble With Establishment

Byron York, ExaminerScott Walker likes to tell a story about shopping at Kohl's. Under instructions from...

March 2, 2015

King vs. Burwell Is Bigger Than Obamacare

David Catron, Am. SpectatorJohn Adams, in a 1775 essay referencing the Roman historian Livy and other...

March 2, 2015

Hello, Justices? It's Reality Calling

Nicholas Bagley, New York TimesANN ARBOR, Mich. — THE Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday...

March 2, 2015