Budget Office Slashes Estimated Cost of Health Coverage

Changes to the predicted price tag for coverage under the Affordable Care Act resulted from many factors,...

January 27, 2015

S.&P. Cuts Russian Debt One Notch to Junk Level

Between Western sanctions on Russia and the sliding price of oil, the ratings agency cited narrowing...

January 26, 2015

Budget Forecast Sees End to Sharp Deficit Declines

The Congressional Budget Office sees a rise in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security spending as baby...

January 26, 2015


Theater Review: ‘Nevermore,’ a Musical Biography of Edgar Allan Poe

Jonathan Christenson’s “Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe”...

January 26, 2015

Koch Brothers Budget of $889 Million for 2016 Is on Par With Both Parties’ Spending

The goal, announced at the billionaire brothers’ annual winter retreat, is an unparalleled effort by outside...

January 26, 2015

C.I.A. Officer Is Found Guilty in Leak Tied to Times Reporter

Jeffrey A. Sterling was convicted of espionage on charges that he told a New York Times reporter about...

January 26, 2015


World Has Moved Closer to Apocalypse, Says Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, a group founded in 1945 by University...

January 26, 2015

Norfolk Southern Revenue Slips

Norfolk Southern Corp. said its fourth-quarter earnings dropped and it posted weaker-than-expected revenue...

January 26, 2015

Obama and the Refusal to Call a Cat a Cat

Laure Mandeville, WSJIn French, we have an expression: “Call a cat a cat.” Appeler un chat...

January 26, 2015


Watch: Feb. 9, 2013: Over 3 Feet of Snow in Connecticut

The blizzard strands many travelers as cars become stuck in snow drifts and flights are cancelled.

January 26, 2015

Will the GOP Tackle the Income Gap?

Republicans in Washington and out on the campaign trail are suddenly talking about a favorite issue of the left:...

January 26, 2015

C.I.A. Strike, First Since Yemen Upheaval, Kills 3 Qaeda Fighters, Officials Say

The drone strike was a signal that the United States will continue its targeted killing operations in Yemen...

January 26, 2015


 

Alleged Russia spy arrested in NYC

A Russian Spy ring operating in New York City to collect economic intelligence and recruit other potential...

January 27, 2015

How zoo animals survive a blizzard

The heads of two Northeast zoo's explain how they keep their animals safe during extreme weather conditions. ...

January 27, 2015

Dems block Keystone XL bill

Senate Democrats blocked an effort by Republicans to end debate on a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline,...

January 27, 2015


Opinion: Terrorists will use drones

A small drone crashed onto the White House grounds on Monday. Described as a 2-foot-long quadcopter -- a drone...

January 27, 2015

What do you remember about the '90s?

The '90s may be over but the decade's influence is still evident.

January 26, 2015

Delta apologizes after blocking breast pump

Nursing mother Lauren Modeen has taken to Twitter to ask why Delta Air Lines forced her to check her breast...

January 26, 2015


 

Chris Christie takes big 2016 step. How has that process reshaped him?

Gov. Chris Christie punctuated a weekend of political stumping at the Iowa Freedom Summit with the launch...

January 26, 2015

Remembering Auschwitz: 70 Years After Liberation (27 photos)

Tuesday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the passage of 70 years since the January...

January 26, 2015

How Taiwan is Curbing Children's Daily Technology Exposure

A lot of parents worry that their children are spending too much in front of phones and tablets. Parents...

January 26, 2015


Joy: The Subject Schools Lack

When Jonathan Swift proposed, in 1729, that the people of Ireland eat their children, he insisted it would...

January 26, 2015

Harry Reid on 2016: 'I fully intend to run.' (+video)

Sen. Harry Reid dispelled rumors Tuesday that injuries sustained during an exercise accident on New Years...

January 26, 2015

Candidates vying for Tom LaBonge's seat try to break out of the pack

The campaign in an eclectic, recently redrawn City Council district that stretches from the Miracle Mile...

January 26, 2015


Photos of the Week: 1/17-1/23 (35 photos)

This week we have scenes of India's preparation for Republic Day, a new image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko...

January 23, 2015

Smart, Low-Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges

When asked in a research survey why he didn’t apply to a selective U.S. college, one high-achieving,...

January 23, 2015

Why I Am Not a Maker

Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might...

January 23, 2015