Who Is Running for President (or Not)?

By deciding against a bid, Mitt Romney frees up scores of donors who can now look to the dozen or so Republicans...

January 31, 2015

The Typical Millennial Is $2,000 Poorer Than His Parents at This Age

The past is another country. In 1980, the typical young worker in Detroit or Flint, Michigan, earned...

January 31, 2015

The Selling of the Avocado

Twenty-five years ago, talk-show host Gordon Elliott was working as a reporter for a local morning TV show...

January 31, 2015


Panasonic Stops Making TVs in China

Panasonic Corp. has stopped making televisions in China, faced with severe price competition and slowing...

January 31, 2015

Full Episode: WN: 1/30: Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Jurors Permitted to Watch Super Bowl

Shake Shack shakes up burger industry; Matt Damon and Ben Affleck take blame for 'Deflate-Gate.'

January 31, 2015

Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova in Australian Open Final

Williams won her 19th Grand Slam singles title on Saturday, defeating Sharapova, 6-3, 7-6 (5) to become...

January 31, 2015


IPO Sizzles as Shake Shack Tests Big Chains

Shares of fast-casual chain Shake Shack, rocketed up 119% on their first day of trading from their initial...

January 31, 2015

Prison for NYC Duo Accused of Abusing Partly Paralyzed Woman

Prison for NYC couple accused of abusing partly paralyzed woman, found huddled in locked room

January 31, 2015

News Analysis: A Strained Alliance: Obama-Netanyahu Rift Grew Over Years

The diplomatic break touched off by Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to negotiate an address to Congress...

January 31, 2015


A Speck of Interstellar Dust Rebuts a Big Bang Theory

A huge scientific discovery by a team of astronomers called Bicep, on further review, is found in need...

January 31, 2015

Toughest Charges Dropped in Chicago Drug Stings

The federal prosecutor’s decision seemed to be a partial retreat from so-called stash-house drug stings...

January 30, 2015

Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Asks Bishop Heather Cook to Resign After Arrest for Fatal DUI

In a move that many onlookers saw as inevitable, the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland this week formally...

January 30, 2015


 

Hagel: I felt WH pressure on Gitmo

White House officials pressured Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to increase the pace of detainee transfers...

January 31, 2015

Texas declares sniper day

Texas is setting aside Monday to honor Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL marksman depicted in the film,...

January 31, 2015

ISIS fighters explain why they left Kobani

Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency said the reason for their retreat from the Syrian...

January 31, 2015


Obama, Dalai Lama to meet

President Barack Obama will appear at a public event next week that the Dalai Lama is also attending,...

January 31, 2015

Meet Rami: Part dachshund ... part pit bull?

What if a dachshund and a pit bull got together?

January 31, 2015

'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed

Paleontologists have discovered a 50-ft "dragon" dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth...

January 31, 2015


 

Why U.S. Colleges Should Welcome Undocumented Immigrants

As an undocumented immigrant who moved to California from Mexico as a child, Bianca Rodriguez expected...

January 31, 2015

Harry Reid on 2016: 'I fully intend to run.' (+video)

Sen. Harry Reid dispelled rumors Tuesday that injuries sustained during an exercise accident on New Years...

January 31, 2015

L.A. County sets high goal to get all veterans off the street by 2016

Traipsing through skid row, trailing media cameras and advance staff, U.S. Housing and Urban Development...

January 31, 2015


Photos of the Week: 1/24-1/30 (35 photos)

This week we have images of lemurs in China, a Dalek in a pool in the UK, the blizzard that hit the U.S....

January 30, 2015

Where School Dollars Go to Waste

America spends tons of money on education even though the final product isn't very impressive. If children...

January 30, 2015

The Activity Gap

Imagine two young adults who, despite living in the same city, come from very different worlds. One is named...

January 30, 2015


No One Knows How to Stop Campus Alcohol Abuse

On the one hand, you can't blame Dartmouth College President Philip Hanlon for trying. Alcohol has long...

January 29, 2015

Can All Children Become Calculus Whizzes?

In suburban Howard County, Maryland, lots of students take calculus in high school. Or at least, lots...

January 29, 2015

Getting Credit for What You Know

College wasn’t right for Daniel Gamez when he first tried it as a recent high school graduate nearly...

January 29, 2015