NATO Intercepts 26 Russian Planes in 24 Hours

European air-forces faced a frantic 24-hours as they scrambled to intercept dozens of Russian aircraft...

October 30, 2014

Dating Website Sued for Making Fake Lovers

The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against a British-based dating company alleging that it created...

October 30, 2014

Massive Anti-Islam March Planned For Berlin

Anti radical-Islam protesters have been accused of having “misused the freedom of assembly”...

October 30, 2014


CLOSE TO HOME Economy key voter issue despite ISIS, Ebola crises

October 30, 2014

POLL: Obama's Latino Support Fading

President Obama’s base of support among Hispanics and young people is eroding dramatically in the run-up...

October 30, 2014

Ferguson Police Chief to Resign, Officer Wilson to be 'Eased Out' of Force

Reports from those inside the Ferguson, Missouri police department say that Thomas Jackson may soon be out as the department's...

October 30, 2014


These Conversation Topics Will Help You Keep Your Job

You might have heard this cliche before: You don't go to work to make friends. It sounds like something...

October 30, 2014

Tim Cook, C.E.O. of Apple, Says He Is Proud to Be Gay

The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Mr. Cook the highest-profile...

October 30, 2014

First Draft: Today in Politics

Election watchers might want to take a moment to savor the uncertainty of these midterms.

October 30, 2014


WH in Denial: Obama is Costing Dems the Senate

Josh Kraushaar, NJWhite House officials are preemptively spinning a midterm defeat, and they're using...

October 30, 2014

France Denies It Has Agreed to Deliver Mistral-Class Warship to Russia

The government of François Hollande rejected claims that it would hand over the first of two vessels...

October 30, 2014

Alcatel-Lucent Narrows Losses

Network-equipment company Alcatel-Lucent narrowed its loss in the third quarter and reduced the amount...

October 30, 2014


City Room: New York Today: Multitasking Marathoner

Thursday: a world-class runner who is a full-time lawyer, cooler weather, and weak sales for the governor’s...

October 30, 2014

Latest News: Ebola Quarantines, Madison Bumgarner, Midterm Elections

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

October 30, 2014

Well: Is 10,000 Hours All I Need to Run a Faster Marathon?

Popular research tells me that if I put in 10,000 hours or 10 years of training, I can become a master...

October 30, 2014


When a Community College Transforms a City

When David Harrison became president of Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in 2010, the central-Ohio...

October 29, 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

Lava Flow Threatens Pahoa, Hawaii

On June 27, a new lava flow emerged from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, flowing to the northeast at a rate...

October 28, 2014


What Teachers Can Learn From Vsauce's YouTube Show

When I told my sons, ages 11 and 15, that I would be interviewing a series of unconventional and inspiring...

October 28, 2014

2014 National Geographic Photo Contest, Part II

National Geographic Magazine's annual photo contest, is nearing the deadline for entries this year—the...

October 26, 2014

The tension between Obama, Netanyahu

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu haven't liked each other for years -- they just aren't bothering...

October 30, 2014

5 reasons Ferguson chief is in hot water

The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, has problems. Here's five reasons why.

October 30, 2014

Yazidi women bought and sold by ISIS

CNN's Ivan Watson speaks to a Yazidi woman who survived being kidnapped and enslaved by ISIS militants. ...

October 30, 2014


Giants' World Series win marred by violence

A night of triumph for San Francisco baseball fans was marred by shootings, fires and arrests.

October 30, 2014

Hawaii volcano

The thick, fiery stream of lava oozing over eastern Hawaii is about to cross Pahoa's main street and could...

October 30, 2014

Giants pitcher becomes a World Series legend

The Kansas City Royals seemingly had karma on their side, but the baseball gods and the San Francisco...

October 30, 2014