Obama Complains to First Graders About Press Picking on Him

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama dropped into a first grade class at Tinker Elementary School in Tampa,...

September 17, 2014

FOX NEWS POLLS Dem drop-out tightens Kansas Senate race

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September 17, 2014

Source Says Joan Rivers' Doctor Snapped 'Selfie' Before Cardiac Arrest

Joan Rivers' personal doctor reportedly snapped a selfie with the unconscious star prior to the alleged...

September 17, 2014


Sam Harris: Obama is Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon

Sam Harris had some harsh words for President Obama after his speech last week, the one in which he declared,...

September 17, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer, doctor says

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer.

September 17, 2014

Exposed: The Secret Mailing List of the Gaming Journalism Elite

Several prominent gaming journalists across America are part of a secret mailing list on which they discuss...

September 17, 2014


What's the Point of Being a Superpower, Anyway?

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. It's possible I've lived most of my life on the wrong...

September 17, 2014

Books for the Horde: The New Jim Crow</em>, Chapter One

Hi all. Thanks for joining in on this collective read of Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow. The conversation...

September 17, 2014

'Security Moms' Are Back—and That's Bad News for Democrats

Suddenly, it feels like 2002. Democrats got creamed in midterm elections that year because the women...

September 17, 2014


For First Time, Most Americans Disapprove of Obama’s Handling of Terrorism

A New York Times/CBS News Poll finds support for United States airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, but also...

September 17, 2014

Watch: Arizona Braces for More Rain, Flash Floods

Experts expect up to 7 more inches to hit a week after flooding wreaked havoc on the Grand Canyon state.

September 17, 2014

House Proposal Would Require Think Tanks to Disclose Foreign Funding

Lawmakers expressed concern that prominent think tanks whose scholars testify on Capitol Hill may be covertly...

September 17, 2014


Bad Vaccine Kills Up to 50 Children in Northern Syria

Volunteer medical organizations said the vaccine afflicted dozens of children in insurgent-held areas...

September 17, 2014

House Votes to Authorize Aid to Syrian Rebels in ISIS Fight

A House divided along unusual and unpredictable lines voted to authorize the training and arming of Syrian...

September 17, 2014

New Miss America Kira Kazantsev Slammed for Planned Parenthood Internship

Just two days after winning the 2014 Miss America pageant, Miss New York Kira Kazantsev is facing criticism...

September 17, 2014


The Constitution Is More Than Just an Obstacle

Congress seems to be on track to authorize President Obama to address the situation in the Middle East....

September 17, 2014

Photos: Stunning aerial shots of California

Whether it's disrupting fire operations in the north or ticking off crowds of fans in the south, drones...

September 17, 2014

Watch: Police to Accused Cop Shooter: 'We Are Coming for You'

Lt. Col. George Bivens issues a message for Eric Matthew Frein during a news conference.

September 17, 2014


Media Bias and the Benghazi Scandal

Peter Wehner, CommentaryFormer CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, writing in the Daily...

September 17, 2014

Jameis Winston Suspended by Florida State for First Half Against Clemson

Florida State’s star quarterback, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, was penalized after shouting...

September 17, 2014

Satanic Temple Wants to Hand Out Satanic Books to School Children in Florida After Atheists Allowed to Tell Them 'Jesus Is Dead'

After being pressured to allow atheists to distribute materials in public schools declaring that "Jesus...

September 17, 2014


F.D.A. Panel Recommends Restrictions on Testosterone Drugs

New rules could reduce the number of men who would be prescribed the medicines, as well as coverage from...

September 17, 2014

Make-A-Wish Teen Surprised With Dream Car

An Indiana teen who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 16 saw his dream come true...

September 17, 2014

Fed Signals No Hurry to Raise Interest Rates

Downgrading its economic forecasts, the Federal Reserve continued to say it would hold rates near zero...

September 17, 2014


The New Teachers' Aides: Superman and Iron Man

As a journalism and history teacher at an independent school near Boston, I’m not too proud to admit...

September 17, 2014

Scotland's Big Decision

Tomorrow, legal residents of Scotland, ages 16 and older, will be voting in a referendum to decide their...

September 17, 2014

Restoring Stolen Childhoods: Giving Kids the World

There's nothing more stressful for a family than caring for a child with a terminal illness. But a special...

September 17, 2014


US Ebola Survivor: Virus a 'Fire from Pit of Hell'

Dr. Kent Brantly, an American survivor of Ebola, told a Senate panel that it's only a matter of time...

September 17, 2014

Watchdog: Obamacare Site Still Puts Users at Risk

The Obamacare website still has major security flaws that put users' private information at risk, according...

September 17, 2014

NFL Reportedly Tells QB to Remove Jesus Shirt

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was told to remove his "Know Jesus, Know Peace" t-shirt before...

September 17, 2014


'Apocalyptic' Weather Devastates Southwest US

Wildfires and flooding are devastating the Southwest, causing dangerous conditions for millions and forcing...

September 17, 2014

Benghazi Committee Probes Lax Diplomatic Security

The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security...

September 17, 2014

Benghazi Committee Probes Lax Diplomatic Security

The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing Wednesday to learn more about the lax security...

September 17, 2014


Americans Want Teachers to Take a Bar Exam

In a new poll out today, Americans say they want teacher preparation programs to raise the bar for entrance,...

September 16, 2014

Chinese Colleges Are Trying to Look Like the Ivy League

Over the next few weeks, American undergraduates flooding back to campus will take part in a university...

September 16, 2014

The Eruptions of Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano

In southeast Iceland, the Bardarbunga volcano system, located under Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajoekull,...

September 16, 2014


On the runway at London Fashion Week

London, the birthplace of mod style, Saville Row and punk, has long since earned its reputation as the world's...

September 17, 2014

Chemo starts this week, doctor says

The ailment adds to the list of struggles facing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose fall from grace began...

September 17, 2014

House votes to arm Syria rebels

The House approves President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. ...

September 17, 2014


Meredith Vieira shares abuse story

As media outlets Monday circulated security-camera video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in a hotel...

September 17, 2014

Surprise! Mendes, Gosling have a baby

So Eva Mendes was pregnant after all.

September 17, 2014

Dowd inspires edible-pot campaign

A distressed-looking woman sits on a bed in a dark hotel room. A caption reads, "Don't let a candy bar ruin...

September 17, 2014


10 facts

Scotland: 10 fun facts

September 17, 2014

For the Queen, it's personal

Let's not pretend Queen Elizabeth doesn't have opinions. She's human and must have strong views on the potential...

September 17, 2014

A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Sometimes, productivity science seems like an organized conspiracy to justify laziness. Clicking through...

September 17, 2014


Freak accident kills hero bus driver

During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student. ...

September 17, 2014

Grim life in the Ebola zone

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.

September 17, 2014

Rocket attack kills 10 in Ukraine

A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday,...

September 17, 2014


On the runway at London Fashion Week

London, the birthplace of mod style, Saville Row and punk, has long since earned its reputation as the world's...

September 17, 2014

Chemo starts this week, doctor says

The ailment adds to the list of struggles facing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose fall from grace began...

September 17, 2014

House votes to arm Syria rebels

The House approves President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. ...

September 17, 2014


Meredith Vieira shares abuse story

As media outlets Monday circulated security-camera video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in a hotel...

September 17, 2014

Surprise! Mendes, Gosling have a baby

So Eva Mendes was pregnant after all.

September 17, 2014

Dowd inspires edible-pot campaign

A distressed-looking woman sits on a bed in a dark hotel room. A caption reads, "Don't let a candy bar ruin...

September 17, 2014


10 facts

Scotland: 10 fun facts

September 17, 2014

For the Queen, it's personal

Let's not pretend Queen Elizabeth doesn't have opinions. She's human and must have strong views on the potential...

September 17, 2014

A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Sometimes, productivity science seems like an organized conspiracy to justify laziness. Clicking through...

September 17, 2014


Freak accident kills hero bus driver

During a safety drill, a bus began rolling down a hill. The bus driver was killed while saving a student. ...

September 17, 2014

Grim life in the Ebola zone

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.

September 17, 2014

Rocket attack kills 10 in Ukraine

A rocket attack by pro-Russia rebels killed 10 civilians and injured 12 others in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday,...

September 17, 2014


40 new young adult titles

The impending arrival of fall brings a wave of highly anticipated young adult books. Bloggers have been...

September 17, 2014

Andre Agassi embraces investor-led approach to schools

Former tennis great visits Nashville to tour charter school he helped build.        

September 17, 2014

Women's groups seek 'emergency meeting' with NFL

The Black Women's Roundtable wants to discuss domestic violence with Roger Goodell.        

September 17, 2014