Junk Science Pollster with History of Mistakes Pushes Poll Declaring Scott Brown Down 8 Points

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Pollster Andy Smith of WMUR is pushing a poll that shows former...

October 30, 2014

Electing a GOP Senate Won’t Fix What’s Broke

Voter discontent will give the GOP control of the Senate, but Americans quickly will become as disenamored...

October 30, 2014

HALLOWEEN HORRORS? Terrorist, Ebola costumes reach new low, critics say

October 30, 2014


Ernst: 'I Will Be the Next United States Senator From Iowa'

Thursday on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom", Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa...

October 30, 2014

Charlie Crist Gets a 'D' from the NRA, $100,000 from Gabby Giffords

The NRA doesn't think much of Florida's Democrat gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist. It's giving him a "D" grade...

October 30, 2014

NY Times Funds Blendle's Pennies for Your Thoughts

A Dutch start-up called Blendle is taking global the equivalent of "a penny for your thoughts"...

October 30, 2014


Jewish Girl Attacked in New Version of 'Knockout Game': 'What the Hell Are They?'

Several months ago, Americans were alarmed by the spread of the "knockout game," in which assailants...

October 30, 2014

World Series' #ChevyGuy an internet, marketing hit

Chevy may have dropped the ball, but it’s rolling with it.

October 30, 2014

DealBook: Citigroup Lowers Third-Quarter Earnings

Citigroup says it has to cut its third-quarter earnings because of a $600 million increase in legal expenses....

October 30, 2014

Richard Berman Energy Industry Talk Secretly Taped

When Richard Berman urged Western Energy Alliance members to fight an “endless war” against their...

October 30, 2014

The Chipotlification of American Fast Food

On Wednesday, Taco Bell launched a new mobile app that allows its customers to order and pay for their...

October 30, 2014


Supplier of Defective Airbags Ordered to Turn Over Its Records

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also told Takata, whose airbags have been recalled...

October 30, 2014

DealBook: Judge Approves Bankruptcy Exit for Stockton, Calif.

The judge rejected arguments that the city’s plan unfairly discriminated among creditors by shielding...

October 30, 2014

Life as an Obama Impersonator

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/381660/life-as-a-barack-obama-impersonator/

October 30, 2014


At Smith’s Bar in Times Square, One Last Drink Before the Neon Goes Dark

Smith’s Bar and Restaurant, which opened 60 years ago and remained relatively unchanged, is closing...

October 30, 2014

Political News From Maine: Latest Shifts in the Race for Governor

Four years ago, when Republicans were sweeping the boards in many midterm contests, the Tea Party faction...

October 30, 2014

Israel Blocks Access to Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem

The authorities closed off all access to a holy site in the Old City on Thursday, a step that a Palestinian...

October 30, 2014


Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

October 30, 2014

Grading Adults on Life Experience

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing...

October 30, 2014

Protesters Storm, Burn Burkina Faso Parliament

Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, has been the scene of violent protests today, as demonstrators...

October 30, 2014


When Your Teacher Is a Celebrity

When Summer Kennedy applied to Brown, she says her choice wasn’t based on the number of teachers with...

October 30, 2014

A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. ...

October 30, 2014

The Many Lives of Darth Vader

Since his debut in the 1977 movie Star Wars, Darth Vader has been a rather busy Sith Lord. Apart from...

October 29, 2014


The man who could run the Senate

Mitch McConnell could soon get a taste of just how daunting it is to run the Senate after years of slamming...

October 30, 2014

She breaks world record before death

"I had to film her death," Frederic Lumiere says softly. "In the film, I'm behind the camera, and you can hear...

October 30, 2014

Ferguson

Under fire, the police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, told CNN on Thursday that he has no intention of stepping...

October 30, 2014


LeBron ad everyone will be talking about

NBA's LeBron James has a new Nike ad that premieres the same night he returns to the court as a Cleveland...

October 30, 2014

An introduction to Iranian cooking

Iranian cooking can be seen as a metaphor for the country itself: It's tart, sweet, fragrant and vastly...

October 30, 2014

Inside the world of a feminist stripper

I'm neither a happy hooker nor a sad stripper. I don't have a boyfriend in jail, any kids or a drug habit....

October 30, 2014