Glencore Returns to Profit

Glencore returned to profitability last year despite a sharp downturn in the commodities it mines and trades.

March 3, 2015

The Surveillance State's Greatest Enemy? The U.S. Constitution

When The Washington Post reported that 63 percent of Americans are "willing to give up personal privacy...

March 3, 2015

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley not running for Senate seat of retiring Sen. Mikulski - @MaggieNYT, @AP

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley not running for Senate seat of retiring Sen. Mikulski - @MaggieNYT,...

March 3, 2015


President Obama to hold video conference with leaders of France, Germany, UK, Italy and European Council to discuss Ukraine and global security issues - @WhiteHouse

President Obama to hold video conference with leaders of France, Germany, UK, Italy and European Council...

March 3, 2015

Photo: Casket carrying Boris Nemtsov before he is laid to rest in Moscow - @EvgenyFeldman

Photo: Casket carrying Boris Nemtsov before he is laid to rest in Moscow - @EvgenyFeldman

March 3, 2015

Clinton spokesperson: 'Like Secretaries of State before her, she used her own email account when engaging with any Department officials. For government business, she emailed them on their Department accounts, with every expectation they would be retained. When the Department asked former Secretaries last year for help ensuring their emails were in fact retained, we immediately said yes' - statement

Clinton spokesperson: 'Like Secretaries of State before her, she used her own email account when engaging...

March 3, 2015


Dave Whelan quits as chairman of Wigan Athletic; appoints his 23-year-old grandson - @TeleFootball

Dave Whelan quits as chairman of Wigan Athletic; appoints his 23-year-old grandson - @TeleFootball

March 3, 2015

3,000 evacuated following eruption of Villarrica volcano in Chile - @AFP

3,000 evacuated following eruption of Villarrica volcano in Chile - @AFP

March 3, 2015

Police in Ohio say gay rights activist Adam Hoover was not kidnapped after cry for help was posted on social media - @AllyKraemerWCPO

Police in Ohio say gay rights activist Adam Hoover was not kidnapped after cry for help was posted on social...

March 3, 2015


Report into abuse of 6 girls in Oxford finds abuse could have been stopped as early as 2005 - @SkyNewsBreak

Report into abuse of 6 girls in Oxford finds abuse could have been stopped as early as 2005 - @SkyNewsBreak

March 3, 2015

US sending FBI team to help Bangladesh investigate murder of blogger known for secular views, Dhaka police say - @AFP

US sending FBI team to help Bangladesh investigate murder of blogger known for secular views, Dhaka police...

March 3, 2015

Chair of the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Maggie Blyth: 'It is shocking that these children were subjected to such appalling sexual exploitation for so long' - @BBCNews

Chair of the Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Maggie Blyth: 'It is shocking that these children...

March 3, 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 3, 2015

What Makes a Good Teacher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed major changes to teacher evaluations in New York. The changes emphasize...

March 3, 2015

Video of LAPD killing turns harsh light on skid row

It began like so many other arguments on the sorrowful pavement of Los Angeles' skid row.

March 3, 2015


Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber pressured to resign over 'first lady' scandal (+video)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes, who serves as the state’s first lady, faces charges...

March 3, 2015

Mayor Garcetti asks for calm, calls skid row shooting 'fast-moving situation'

Mayor Eric Garcetti said the shooting death of a homeless man by Los Angeles police officers happened...

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

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

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


 

An Off-Ramp From Obamacare

Reps. Ryan, Kline & Upton, Wall St. JournalOn Wednesday the Supreme Court will take on yet another...

March 3, 2015

Robots vs. the Underclass

John Judis, National JournalOf the two political parties, Democrats have most loudly echoed the fears...

March 3, 2015

This Time, Clinton Will Run as a Woman

Donna Brazile, CNNAfter spending much of her 2008 campaign seemingly running away from the fact that...

March 3, 2015


Finding the Great Republican Hope

Victor Davis Hanson, National ReviewThe usual criteria for political success — plenty of New York...

March 3, 2015

The Honesty Gap

Thomas Sowell, Investor's Business DailyThere may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that...

March 3, 2015

'96 Called, Wants Its Clinton Scandals Back

Mollie Hemingway, FederalistAt the end of November, a House committee released a report on Benghazi that...

March 3, 2015