Governors' Races Turn Map Upside Down

Emily Schultheis, National JrnlDemocrats are bullish about their opportunity to win the governor's mansion...

September 2, 2014

Tell the Truth About What Russia Is Doing

Wesley Clark, The GuardianAs the Ukraine crisis has intensified over the past six months, Russia has been...

September 2, 2014

Nude Pics & the Struggle With Chivalry

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist...

September 2, 2014


Why Some Are More Equal Than Others

Jedediah Purdy, The Daily BeastAmericans pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all. But some...

September 2, 2014

Reid's Anti-Koch Crusade Eats Up Senate Time

Byron York, DC ExaminerIf you're sick of cynicism in politics, you might want to avert your eyes from...

September 2, 2014

Residency Issue Comes to the Fore in Key Races

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCPLouisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents...

September 2, 2014


Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the ... - Washington Post

Deployed by Gov. Rick Perry, National Guard adjusts to its new role on the ...Washington PostRick Perry...

September 2, 2014

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' TweetNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthRick Perry's verified account...

September 2, 2014

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails” - CBS Local

Rick Perry Joins List Of Political Social Media “Fails”CBS LocalNORTH TEXAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Governor...

September 1, 2014


Former CEO of Mamtek pleads guilty to fraud, theft in failed factory case - STLtoday.com

Former CEO of Mamtek pleads guilty to fraud, theft in failed factory caseSTLtoday.comST. CHARLES COUNTY...

September 2, 2014

South Carolina teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup - Fox News

Toronto SunSouth Carolina teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeupFox NewsCOLUMBIA, S.C. – A 16-year-old...

September 2, 2014

Coroner: Indiana teen killed by asphyxiation - WEAR

Fox 59Coroner: Indiana teen killed by asphyxiationWEARINDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Relatives of an Indianapolis...

September 2, 2014


Body in South Hill home may be missing man - KING5.com

KING5.comBody in South Hill home may be missing manKING5.comThe body is believed to be Brandon Shane...

September 2, 2014

Maryland Doc Facing Sex Charge Surrenders License - ABC News

Chron.comMaryland Doc Facing Sex Charge Surrenders LicenseABC NewsA suspended physician at the center...

September 2, 2014

Trial for indicted Rep. Michael Grimm set for after the November election - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTrial for indicted Rep. Michael Grimm set for after the November electionNew York...

September 2, 2014


9-year-old Ariz. girl who fired Uzi, accidentally killed instructor, says gun was 'too ... - New York Daily News

New York Daily News9-year-old Ariz. girl who fired Uzi, accidentally killed instructor, says gun was 'too...

September 2, 2014

Florida Immigrants Could Lose Insurance Coverage If They Don't Act Soon - CBS Local

MiamiHerald.comFlorida Immigrants Could Lose Insurance Coverage If They Don't Act SoonCBS LocalThe...

September 2, 2014

APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her - NEWS10 ABC

Philly.comAPNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for herNEWS10 ABCThe north Florida town of Waldo has long...

September 2, 2014


Annals of the Security State, Presidential Vacations Edition

I believe I am the only amateur pilot who’s a Democrat. OK, I'm exaggerating. I can think of four others....

September 2, 2014

Surprise! Eric Cantor Lands $3.4 Million Job on Wall Street

After Rep. Eric Cantor lost his primary to a tea party challenger in June, he could have stayed on as a lame...

September 2, 2014

The Mystery of St. Louis's Veiled Prophet

There’s a lot that I love about St. Louis, the city I was born in: baseball, the free zoo and art museum,...

September 2, 2014


Border Convo Tour">

Border Convo Tour">Lalo Alcaraz Kicks Off the Border Convo Tour

"I grew up very poor on the U.S.-Mexico Border, on both sides," he said during a TEDx SoCal...

September 2, 2014

border militias, immigrants ... ">

border militias, immigrants ... ">In immigration news: Feds say migrant kids not mistreated, concern over border militias, immigrants ...

Border officials grapple with issue of armed militias after shooting incident - Washington Post An incident...

September 2, 2014

border nearly entirely under rebel control, says senior Israeli officer">

border nearly entirely under rebel control, says senior Israeli officer">Syria-Israel border nearly entirely under rebel control, says senior Israeli officer

The story of the Nusra Front on the border doesn't surprise us; it's happened, and we're...

September 2, 2014


Border officials grapple with issue of armed militias after shooting incident">

Border officials grapple with issue of armed militias after shooting incident"> Border officials grapple with issue of armed militias after shooting incident

A U.S. Border Patrol agent chasing illegal immigrants on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later...

September 2, 2014

Border officers conduct 28 drug seizures over 7 days"> Border officers conduct 28 drug seizures over 7 days

SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have conducted 28 drug seizures over a seven-day...

September 2, 2014

Border Problems: Gov. Chris Christie to Skip Mexico Border Visit During Economic ... ">Immigration Border Problems: Gov. Chris Christie to Skip Mexico Border Visit During Economic ...

Christie also announced no plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border. ... how hugely significant the relationship...

September 2, 2014


Public Editor's Journal: He Said, She Said, and Getting It Right About Voter ID

Two recent articles draw complaints about false equivalency.

September 2, 2014

Active Role in Class Helps Black and First-Generation College Students, Study Says

A study of college students found that the trend toward more class participation, and away from a traditional...

September 2, 2014

Video Claims to Show Beheading of U.S. Reporter Steven Sotloff by ISIS

The apparent killing of Steven J. Sotloff came despite pleas from his mother aimed at ISIS’ top leader...

September 2, 2014


Make Your Own Senate Forecast

Control of the Senate is up for grabs in this year’s midterm elections. The Upshot created a statistical...

September 2, 2014

Iran Unfetters Cellphones, and the Pictures Start Flowing

In a victory for President Hassan Rouhani over hard-liners, Iranians can now do what people elsewhere...

September 2, 2014

Loyal to the Royals, Hoping for a Renaissance

The Kansas City Royals entered September clinging to first place in the A.L. Central and aiming for their...

September 2, 2014


U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targets Shabab Leader

Somali and American officials said Tuesday that the leader of the Shabab, the Somali militant group that...

September 2, 2014

Beards in Prison Hold Next Religion Test for Supreme Court

Months after ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, the justices will hear arguments on whether Arkansas may prohibit...

September 2, 2014

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?

America hates teachers. That's not exactly the thesis of Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars, but her account...

September 2, 2014


Publisher of The Washington Post Will Resign

Katharine Weymouth, the publisher for seven years, will be replaced by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a founder...

September 2, 2014

Yes, Skipping School Correlates With Low Test Scores—Now What?

In a new report, researchers say they found a link between higher rates of student absenteeism and lower...

September 2, 2014

Afghanistan: The Long Withdrawal

Five years ago, the war in Afghanistan began to escalate drastically. Troop surges soon pushed the number...

September 2, 2014


DealBook: Moelis & Co. Hires Cantor, Ex-House Majority Leader, as Vice Chairman

Eric Cantor, who suffered a surprising electoral defeat this year, will be joining Moelis & Company as vice...

September 2, 2014

More Than 30 Teenagers Escape from Tennessee Detention Center

The teenagers crawled under a weak spot in the fence at the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville....

September 2, 2014

More Than 30 Teens Escape From Detention Center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early...

September 2, 2014


Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza Strip - Egypt SIS (press release)

Minister: Red Crescent allows aid into Gaza StripEgypt SIS (press release)Social Solidarity Minister...

September 2, 2014

Israel demands formation of bilateral committee to supervise entry of ... - Middle East Monitor

Middle East MonitorIsrael demands formation of bilateral committee to supervise entry of ...Middle East...

September 2, 2014

Gaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKGaza Strip: John Kerry Attempting to Revive Israeli-Palestinian Peace...

September 1, 2014


Israel calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm Hamas - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisIsrael calls on Eypt, Gulf states to help rebuild Gaza strip, disarm HamasDaily...

September 1, 2014

Israel calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militants - Toronto Star

Toronto StarIsrael calls for Arab countries to help rebuild Gaza Strip and disarm militantsToronto Star“This...

August 31, 2014

Gaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report Says - Latin Post

Latin PostGaza Strip: Estimated to Take 20 Years and $6 Billion to Rebuild, Report SaysLatin PostGAZA...

August 31, 2014


Baby gives thumbs-up in ultrasound photo

A baby is already a viral sensation and hasn't even born yet. And It's all because of a gesture in an ultrasound...

September 2, 2014

Girl said Uzi was too powerful for her

After accidentally killing shooting range instructor, girl said gun was too powerful.        

September 2, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm's corruption trial to begin Dec. 1

Judge rejects motion by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. to delay trial until next year.        

September 2, 2014


Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast.        

September 2, 2014

Kremlin says Putin's 'I can take Kiev' remark misquoted

EU president criticized for allegedly breaching diplomatic rules by relating a private conversation.        

September 2, 2014

Ex-House leader Eric Cantor joins Wall Street firm

Cantor, who left Congress last month, joins Moelis & Company as vice chairman.        

September 2, 2014


Thrillist ranks Oregon beer No. 1 in quality, quantity

Thrillist released its list, ranking all fifty states, and Oregon came out on top.        

September 2, 2014

China targets widespread corruption, but doubts remain

China tries to fight government corruption through exhibits, prison visits.        

September 2, 2014

WH: No timing on Obama immigration plan

President Obama has no deadline for decisions on executive orders regarding immigration.        

September 2, 2014


5 things you need to know Tuesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

September 2, 2014

PG&E fined $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast

California commission said figure was largest safety-related penalty ever imposed.        

September 2, 2014

Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to media, ask for government help        

September 1, 2014


Texting while driving, woman impaled through buttocks

Pole pierces woman's car, body as she's running late to a business meeting.        

September 1, 2014

Obama rallies Wisconsin workers at Labor Day festival

Obama touts jobs numbers at Milwaukee labor festival        

September 1, 2014

Mom, three kids among Colo. plane crash victims

THE NTSB and FAA are launching an investigation into the crash.        

September 1, 2014