US launches first offensive strikes against ISIS in Iraq

U.S. officials say the United States took the first step in the planned expanded fight against Islamic...

September 16, 2014

Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Executive Amnesty in National Hispanic Heritage Month Proclamation

President Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to taking executive action on immigration in his National...

September 15, 2014

The 5 Lies That Have Shaped the Obama Presidency

September 15, 2014


Stamp collector offering $100G for 'Inverted Jennies'

September 15, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Rejects Prop. 45

The San Francisco Chronicle has urged readers to vote no on proposition 45, an attempt to let state regulators...

September 15, 2014

Prof: Silicon Valley Immigration Push ‘Really About Cheaper Labor’

Dr. Ron Hira, professor of public policy at Howard University, argued that Silicon Valley’s push...

September 15, 2014


The Supreme Court May Be About to Save—or Destroy—Gay Marriage

< !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> Supporters...

September 15, 2014

Why Gun Control Groups Have Moved Away From an Assault Weapons Ban

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September 15, 2014

Greening Up in Burlington, Rocking Out in Allentown

1) Green Power in Vermont. Last year our American Futures team reported on several almost-too-good-to-be-true...

September 15, 2014


Students Sickened, Carbon Monoxide Leak Suspected

130 students sickened, taken to hospital after suspected carbon monoxide leak in Illinois

September 15, 2014

Obama to Announce Expanded Effort Against Ebola

President Obama is to announce on Tuesday an expansion of military and medical resources to combat the virus’s...

September 15, 2014

Assemblyman John Pérez won't run against L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar

Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has decided not to challenge Los Angeles City Councilman Jose...

September 15, 2014


DealBook: Calpers, Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund, to End Hedge Fund Investments

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System said it would liquidate its hedge fund investments...

September 15, 2014

Turkey Is a Steady Source of ISIS Recruits

A neighborhood in the tourist district of the capital, Ankara, has become a hub for wooing new members...

September 15, 2014

Cuomo, Christie Discuss the Region's Terror Threat

Officials warn Islamic State extremists put New York and New Jersey at greater terror risk

September 15, 2014


Obama's broken pledge: How election politics made 'pawns' out of illegal immigrants

President Obama had said he’d use executive authority to bypass Congress on immigration law 'without...

September 15, 2014

Judge OKs Auction for Closed $2.4B Revel Casino

Sept. 24 auction for closed $2.4 billion Revel casino approved by bankruptcy court judge

September 15, 2014

LAFD opens investigation into alleged mistreatment of new recruit

The Los Angeles Fire Department has opened an investigation into allegations of misconduct at a city...

September 15, 2014


In Patz’s Killing, ‘I Tried to Stop but I Couldn’t’

A videotaped statement from Pedro Hernandez, the man who confessed to killing Etan Patz in 1979, was made...

September 15, 2014

Well: Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes

Programs to rehabilitate substance abusers are starting to become conscious of diet, learning that sugar...

September 15, 2014

Obama Needs Congressional Authority for War

Albert Hunt, BloombergDemocratic Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia says the question of whether Congress...

September 15, 2014


Lack of Concern for Christians Is One Reason Behind Rise of ISIS, Says Open Doors President

A lack of concern for Christians and a lack freedom of expression for religious minorities in the Middle...

September 15, 2014

Oklahoma Trooper Jailed on Sex Assault Complaints

Oklahoma state trooper arrested on complaints of rape, kidnapping connected to traffic stop

September 15, 2014

Kissinger's Warning to Future Generations

John Micklethwait, NY Times...

September 15, 2014


The Case for Having Class Discussions on Twitter

Highlighting vocabulary words; underlining passages; drawing stars and smiley faces in the margins—these...

September 15, 2014

Rosetta's Amazing 10-Year Space Journey

More than a decade ago, the European Space Agency launched an orbiter named Rosetta, bound on a circuitous...

September 15, 2014

Fmr. Intel Officers on ISIS: Airstrikes Not Enough

Following the Islamic State's beheading of a third victim, former intelligence officials are suggesting...

September 15, 2014


Huckabee, Cruz Join National Anthem Celebration

Two possible GOP presidential candidates joined thousands of Americans to celebrate "Star-Spangled Sunday,"...

September 15, 2014

Heat Waves, Cold Front: Bizarre Weather Sweeps US

The United States is experiencing extreme weather from coast to coast, from heat waves and wildfires...

September 15, 2014

Syria's 'Khorasan' Bigger Threat to US than ISIS?

U.S. officials say a group of Islamic extremists in Syria poses a more direct threat to America than...

September 15, 2014


Border War: America's 'Watchmen on the Wall'

While politicians argue about America's broken immigration system, U.S. Border Patrol agents are on the front...

September 15, 2014

Obama Condemns Beheading of Briton by Extremists

President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker...

September 15, 2014

Family of Slain British Hostage: Remember Him for Helping Others

British aid worker David Haines devoted his life to helping civilians in war zones and that is how he should...

September 14, 2014


American Detained in North Korea Sentenced to 6 years of Hard Labor

North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced a 24-year-old American man to six years of hard labor...

September 14, 2014

Holocaust Experts Work to Preserve WWII-Era Items

With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust...

September 14, 2014

Al-Qaida's Syrian Cell Alarms U.S.

While the Islamic State group is getting the most attention now, another band of extremists in Syria...

September 14, 2014


Homework: Compare Bush, Hitler

A middle school teacher in Washington sent students home with a Venn diagram to contrast Hitler with...

September 16, 2014

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in fall

Hankering for a pumpkin latte, muffin or donut? It's all in the marketing.

September 16, 2014

U.S. senator drops F-bomb

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she had to hold her tongue when a male labor leader made comments about...

September 15, 2014


Is U.S. murder suspect a jihadist?

Pamela Brown reports that a suspect in a string of killings might have been motivated by strong anti-U.S....

September 15, 2014

Police to cop killer: 'We will find you'

Lt. Col. George Bivens has a message for whoever ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers last...

September 15, 2014

Apple learns lesson in U2 release

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't...

September 15, 2014


'Mockingjay,' more YA books on film

The 'Mockingjay Part 1' trailer is out and fans can't wait for the latest entry in the Hunger Games canon....

September 15, 2014

'Glee' star and his boyfriend marry

September 15, 2014

Stewart to Paltrow: Don't try to be me

September 15, 2014


Opinion: Curb Goodell's control

Martha Pease says the NFL commissioner shouldn't be judge and jury on player wrongdoing.

September 15, 2014

Beyonce and Jay Z: Breakup or baby?

Beyonce and Jay Z appear determined to keep fans guessing. The conversation swirling around them has gone...

September 15, 2014

Troubles overshadow football

There was lots of news in the NFL this weekend. Little of it had to do with the pigskin.

September 15, 2014


Homework: Compare Bush, Hitler

A middle school teacher in Washington sent students home with a Venn diagram to contrast Hitler with...

September 16, 2014

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in fall

Hankering for a pumpkin latte, muffin or donut? It's all in the marketing.

September 16, 2014

U.S. senator drops F-bomb

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she had to hold her tongue when a male labor leader made comments about...

September 15, 2014


Is U.S. murder suspect a jihadist?

Pamela Brown reports that a suspect in a string of killings might have been motivated by strong anti-U.S....

September 15, 2014

Police to cop killer: 'We will find you'

Lt. Col. George Bivens has a message for whoever ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers last...

September 15, 2014

Apple learns lesson in U2 release

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't...

September 15, 2014


'Mockingjay,' more YA books on film

The 'Mockingjay Part 1' trailer is out and fans can't wait for the latest entry in the Hunger Games canon....

September 15, 2014

'Glee' star and his boyfriend marry

September 15, 2014

Stewart to Paltrow: Don't try to be me

September 15, 2014


Opinion: Curb Goodell's control

Martha Pease says the NFL commissioner shouldn't be judge and jury on player wrongdoing.

September 15, 2014

Beyonce and Jay Z: Breakup or baby?

Beyonce and Jay Z appear determined to keep fans guessing. The conversation swirling around them has gone...

September 15, 2014

Troubles overshadow football

There was lots of news in the NFL this weekend. Little of it had to do with the pigskin.

September 15, 2014


Data hole could expose child's info

Jake Tapper reports on a data security hole that exposes sensitive information from schools and government...

September 15, 2014

Spanking isn't parenting; it's abuse

Mel Robbins says the only person you can legally hit in the United States is a child. That's wrong. ...

September 15, 2014

Afghanistan vets get medal

September 15, 2014