Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions

The regulation would be the latest in a series of E.P.A. controls on air pollution that wafts from smokestacks...

November 26, 2014

Grand Jury Focused on Key Fatal Ferguson 'Tussle'

Ferguson grand jurors heard much testimony about key 'tussle' at police officer's vehicle

November 25, 2014

Canadian Pleads Guilty in NY Rhino Horns Case

Canadian arrested in US crackdown on rhinoceros horns trafficking pleads guilty in New York

November 25, 2014


Governor Cuomo’s Response to Buffalo-Area Snow: Praised, With Exceptions

The snowstorm that pummeled Buffalo and its southern and eastern suburbs last week combined two of Gov....

November 25, 2014

University of Virginia Officials Vow to Combat Campus Rape Problem

The board that oversees the University of Virginia said it would come up with recommendations in response...

November 25, 2014

VW Drives for Gains in China's South

Volkswagen is taking market share from other foreign auto makers in China’s relatively wealthy southern...

November 25, 2014


TiVo Services, Technology Revenue at Upper End of Estimates

TiVo reported growth in services and technology revenue at the upper end of expectations as the digital...

November 25, 2014

Candidate to Lead Defense Dept. Withdraws From Consideration

Michèle Flournoy confirmed that she would stay in her job as chief executive of the Center for New American...

November 25, 2014

John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe

When the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee released, via a classic Friday evening news dump,...

November 25, 2014


 

What's Next for the Democrats?

I was talking to Ted Strickland, the former governor of Ohio, when Nick Hanauer approached. "What did you call...

November 25, 2014

Adults Who Live In Treehouses

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/383163/adults-who-live-in-tree-houses/

November 25, 2014

How Political Leadership Makes City Streets Bikeable

Becoming more bikeable: That seems to be a must for any self-respecting major American city these days....

November 25, 2014


No Indictment

After nearly three months of investigation and deliberation, a St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict...

November 25, 2014

'The President Will Have Some Deeper Things to Say'

In a ceremony that fell between the bookends of an exceptionally turbulent day, President Obama posthumously...

November 25, 2014

Obama's Immigration Order: A Vote for American Exceptionalism

In acting unilaterally last week to allow illegal immigrants who have been living in the United States...

November 25, 2014


 

Wilson: I had to shoot him

Darren Wilson tells ABC News that there was nothing he could have done differently to prevent shooting...

November 26, 2014

Diner owner: 'I am overwhelmed'

Monday night brought heartbreak to Cathy and Jerome Jenkins, whose downtown Ferguson restaurant is their...

November 25, 2014

7 of the most beautiful lake lodges

As far as bodies of water go, lakes are easily the most overlooked.

November 25, 2014


Opinion: America, we have a problem

We all have to have the courage to admit the country has a problem, and it's not just for minorities,...

November 25, 2014

HBO plans Scientology film, lawyers up

HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood -- and isn't...

November 25, 2014

Inventor's watch fires laser

Patrick Priebe's laser watch is capable of burning through plastic and popping balloons. The inventor...

November 25, 2014


 

Nudging College Students to Prevent Rape and Sexual Assault

In the summer of 1998, I carried a good friend off the roof of a UC Berkeley frat house. I didn't belong...

November 25, 2014

Was Moses a Founding Father?

Last Tuesday, the Texas State Board of Education held a public hearing to choose which new social studies...

November 25, 2014

Traveling Offers Lessons That U.S. Schools Fail to Provide

When I turned 15, my parents sent me alone on a one-month trip to Ecuador, the country where my father...

November 25, 2014


Violent Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

Last night, the decision of a St. Louis County grand jury to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren...

November 25, 2014

Black Girls Stand a Better Chance in STEM

Little girls are often told they can be anything they want to be. Some dream of being astronauts or exploring...

November 24, 2014

The Ship Breakers

Modern steel-hulled ships are built to last for several decades at sea before repair becomes uneconomical....

November 24, 2014


Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?

With opposition to the new Common Core State Standards and the assessments linked to them reaching a fever...

November 24, 2014

You Can't Educate People Into Believing in Evolution

If, as a great philosopher once said, "life's a bitch and then you die," what's the point of debating...

November 23, 2014

Can You Learn Nanotechnology Online?

You may remember 2012 as the year Whitney Houston died, or when you donated all that money to the effort...

November 22, 2014