Pakistani Premier Calls for Fast-Tracking Executions of Militants

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif issued an order amid clamor for a tough response to the Taliban attack on a school...

December 22, 2014

Group Sues Aetna, Claiming Discrimination Against H.I.V. Patients

Consumer Watchdog says a new policy requiring patients to obtain drugs by mail order violates the federal...

December 22, 2014

Public Editor's Journal: Sony Emails, Free Speech — and Trying a Little ‘F2F’

A look at some of the questions and the strong opinions that have emerged since the so-called Guardians...

December 22, 2014


Ex-Cabinet Minister Wins Tunisian Presidential Runoff

Beji Caid Essebsi won 55.68 percent of the vote in the country’s first free and democratic balloting...

December 22, 2014

Church Members Each Get $500 to Do Good for World

The gift of giving: Church members each get $500 to do good around world or close to home

December 22, 2014

President Obama's Hawaii Vacation: Day 3

How President Obama spent Day 3 of his holiday vacation in Hawaii

December 22, 2014


Rep. Michael Grimm to Plead Guilty to Tax Charge

Mr. Grimm, a Republican from Staten Island, has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of tax evasion.

December 22, 2014

China Opens Inquiry Into Top Aide to Former President Hu Jintao

President Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign cast a wider net by focusing on a sitting official who was a trusted...

December 22, 2014

Judge Orders Tax-Fraud Trial for Princess Cristina of Spain

The move is a blow to the monarchy from a case stemming mostly from the princess’s role in a company...

December 22, 2014


 

Blue Lives Matter

The reactions to the murders of two New York police officers this weekend have been mostly uniform in their...

December 22, 2014

The End of the Obama Era

As you may have heard, 2014 was a good year for Republicans. They won a lot of elections! They won big elections...

December 22, 2014

The Importance of Treating NYPD Officers as Individuals

At 28-years-old, Ismaaiyl Brinsley had been arrested 19 times and served 2 years in prison. On Saturday,...

December 22, 2014


That's Mine! Protect Your Identity This Christmas

It's the perfect time of year to bless your loved ones with gifts to celebrate the Christmas spirit,...

December 22, 2014

Firefighter Santa Rescues Man from Burning Home

In Australia, Santa Claus is doing more than finding out whose naughty or nice - he's saving lives.

December 22, 2014

Obama: North Korea Hack 'Cybervandalism,' Not An Act of War

For as outspoken as President Barack Obama has been about the gravity of North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures,...

December 21, 2014


 

NYC mayor beset by critics

The shootings of two police officers in Brooklyn shine a harsh spotlight on Mayor Bill de Blasio.

December 22, 2014

North Korea's Internet

North Korea's Internet is experiencing a major disruption and could be the target of an attack, according...

December 22, 2014

Top political stories of 2014

A lot has happened this year in politics. Get caught up to speed and refresh your memory in under two minutes. ...

December 22, 2014


Bergdahl case moves up chain

The investigation into U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was released by the Taliban in a prisoner...

December 22, 2014

Nintendo

The successor to Nintendo's troubled Wii U may be on the way.

December 22, 2014

Pakistan airport operations resume

The Benazir Bhutto International Airport is on red alert, all exits and entrances are sealed, and flight...

December 22, 2014


 

Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many students

President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred...

December 22, 2014

EPA chief Gina McCarthy to GOP Congress: bring it on (+video)

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday that Americans want President Obama to take action on climate...

December 22, 2014

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

With only a few days left until Christmas, lighted displays, colorful markets, and Santa's helpers are out in force....

December 22, 2014


Wasting Time on the Internet 101

Next semester Kenneth Goldsmith wants his students to spend class time watching YouTube videos, liking...

December 22, 2014

L.A.'s messy ways now on city radar

The holidays are a time for giving, and in Los Angeles, many have the good fortune to provide generously...

December 22, 2014

An upside of high-speed rail? It's more traveler friendly than flying

In the holiday spirit, here's something cheerful to say about the California bullet train if Gov. Jerry...

December 22, 2014


A Rural High School with a 21st Century Outlook

I visited Winters High School in Winters, CA on a whiplash rainy day in early December. The so-called...

December 20, 2014

The Problem With Praising Famous Scientists

In 1911, Albert Einstein penned a letter to Marie Curie in which he told her to stay strong in the face...

December 20, 2014

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

Every day, researchers add hundreds of new papers to ArXiv, the massive public database of scientific...

December 19, 2014