Felicity Huffman hopes 'American Crime' role alters her image as a 'Desperate Housewife'

Like in "Desperate Housewives," Felicity Huffman plays a mother in the upcoming drama "American Crime."...

October 1, 2014

Narendra Modi Wows Crowd at Madison Square Garden

This article originally appeared at Bloomberg View: The two parts of one of the world’s largest...

October 1, 2014

Bay Area Folk Singer/Vegan Arrested on Suspicion of Multiple Arsons

A Bay Area guitarist and folk singer was one of two men arrested Monday on suspicion of setting a string...

October 1, 2014


Cops in hunt for Pa. ambush suspect find pipe bombs - Pa. trooper fatally shot in gun training accident - VIDEO: Line-of-duty deaths up 16 percent

October 1, 2014

RAF Fires £150,000 Anti-Tank Missile in Iraq - At a Pickup Truck

The RAF has made it’s first attack on ISIS ground forces in Iraq, dropping a single laser guided...

October 1, 2014

No party country for Lady A

October 1, 2014


What's Up With <i>The Wire</i>?

You might have heard: The editorial staff from The Wire has joined up with The Atlantic. We love this,...

October 1, 2014

Congress Making Friends Isn't Going to Solve Washington's Problems

"Can we all get along?" That famous plea, uttered by Rodney King in the aftermath of his infamous pounding...

October 1, 2014

Kenya Plans to Hang a Nurse for Botching an Illegal Abortion

Abortion is prohibited in Kenya except under certain circumstances, forcing hundreds of thousands of women...

October 1, 2014


France Produces ‘No Austerity’ Budget, Defying E.U. Rules

The plan defers bringing the budget deficit within a European threshold by two years, as Paris said that...

October 1, 2014

The Psychology Behind Costco's Free Samples

In 2010, a Minnesotan named Erwin Lingitz was arrested in a Supervalu grocery store after spending an excessive...

October 1, 2014

Texas Nonprofit Is Helping Muslim Refugee Women Find Independence in War-Torn Middle East

The Red Umbrella, an organization focused on empowering at-risk women, is now seeking to aid Muslims...

October 1, 2014


60% of Voters Want Obamacare Repealed

Jeffrey Anderson, Weekly StdA new poll finds that three-fifths of likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare....

October 1, 2014

Detentions of Hong Kong Protest Sympathizers Reported in Mainland

The Chinese authorities have detained nearly two dozen people in an effort to contain the spread of pro-democracy...

October 1, 2014

Pennsylvania Trooper Shot Dead During Gun Training

Pennsylvania state trooper fatally shot during yearly gun training exercise

October 1, 2014


Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns Google Over Collecting Users’ Data

The city of Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said the tech giant’s information gathering risked...

October 1, 2014

'Like Lingerie for Men': How Statement Socks Became So Trendy

Last year, all five of the surviving U.S. presidents gathered in Dallas. They were there to dedicate...

October 1, 2014

ArtsBeat: Political Cameos on ‘The Good Wife’? Donna Brazile Likes Them.

After a critic takes on political cameos on “The Good Wife,” the Democratic strategist begs to differ.

October 1, 2014


Why So Many Voters Don't Care About Midterms

Doyle McManus, LATThe looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats...

October 1, 2014

Bangkok Airways Prepares IPO

Thailand's full service carrier Bangkok Airways PCL is likely to start testing investors' appetite for a $500...

October 1, 2014

Watch: California Mayor Shot, Killed at Home

Police say Daniel Crespo was shot in what appeared to be a domestic dispute with his wife.

October 1, 2014


City Room: New York Today: Month of Festivals

Wednesday: A festival for every taste, clouds stick around, and a case of burglar vs. Swedish tourist.

October 1, 2014

UBM Agrees to Buy Advanstar

U.K. media company UBM has agreed to buy Advanstar Communications for $972 million in cash, a step in UBM's...

October 1, 2014

Adidas Plans Shareholder Return

German sportswear giant Adidas is launching a shareholder return program in an effort to assuage disgruntled...

October 1, 2014


Bell Gardens mayor shot to death

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo died Tuesday after his wife, Levette, shot him several times during...

October 1, 2014

Obama's call to action at UN: Join us in fight against 'evil' Islamic State (+video)

Saying that 'the future of our civilization depends on us coming together' to fight Islamist extremists,...

October 1, 2014

Is Google Making Students Stupid?

One of the oldest metaphors for human interaction with technology is the relationship of master and slave....

September 30, 2014


In Atlanta, Educators Stand Trial for Cheating on High-Stakes Tests

In Atlanta this week, opening arguments are underway in a racketeering trial where prosecutors will argue...

September 30, 2014

The Eruption of Japan's Mount Ontake

On Saturday, Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupted without warning, surprising several hundred nearby...

September 30, 2014

Income inequality: States struggle to balance budgets as rich-poor gap widens

That finding adds a new layer to already-hot public debate about rich-poor gaps in America, and the degree...

September 30, 2014


AFL-CIO leader: Hillary needs a primary, Obama needs bold action

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has not endorsed Hillary Clinton for president: A 'coronation' is 'dangerous...

September 30, 2014

Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights...

September 30, 2014

Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off

For four decades, the Los Angeles skyline has been shaped by one rule: Every tall building must have...

September 30, 2014


Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies

The scene captured on video by a onetime aspiring filmmaker had neither actors nor dialogue, but it spoke...

September 30, 2014

Driverless car rides? Garcetti hopes L.A. will be first

Los Angeles would be the first city offering people rides in self-driving cars, if Mayor Eric Garcetti...

September 30, 2014

Gov. Brown signs law banning tax write-offs for pro sports fines

Professional sports team owners will no longer be able to write-off league penalties from their taxes...

September 30, 2014


Christians flee Iraq ahead of ISIS

CNN's Ben Wedeman visits a refugee camp in Irbil where displaced Iraqis search for permanent homes. ...

October 1, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

The law lets people ask a judge to remove guns from a relative they think poses a threat.        

October 1, 2014

New female Thor has arrived

It's been less than two months since the world first learned about it, and now, it's official. Call her Thor. ...

October 1, 2014


10 die as shells hit Ukraine bus, school

A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people...

October 1, 2014

Hidden camera raises awareness

Bra cam catches oglers eyeing cleavage...but for a good cause. CNN's Jeanne Moos says raise your eyes-and...

October 1, 2014

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

October 1, 2014


Ebola in U.S.

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.

October 1, 2014

The great American freakout

Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that...

October 1, 2014

Australian planes join ISIS fight

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will...

October 1, 2014


Volcano

Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams...

October 1, 2014

Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy...

October 1, 2014

Apprenticeships provide boost for SC skilled-worker pool

A chamber of commerce study found an apprenticeships program could help get pipeline of skilled workers...

October 1, 2014


Christians flee Iraq ahead of ISIS

CNN's Ben Wedeman visits a refugee camp in Irbil where displaced Iraqis search for permanent homes. ...

October 1, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

The law lets people ask a judge to remove guns from a relative they think poses a threat.        

October 1, 2014

New female Thor has arrived

It's been less than two months since the world first learned about it, and now, it's official. Call her Thor. ...

October 1, 2014


10 die as shells hit Ukraine bus, school

A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people...

October 1, 2014

Hidden camera raises awareness

Bra cam catches oglers eyeing cleavage...but for a good cause. CNN's Jeanne Moos says raise your eyes-and...

October 1, 2014

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

October 1, 2014


Ebola in U.S.

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.

October 1, 2014

The great American freakout

Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that...

October 1, 2014

Australian planes join ISIS fight

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will...

October 1, 2014


Volcano

Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams...

October 1, 2014

Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy...

October 1, 2014

Apprenticeships provide boost for SC skilled-worker pool

A chamber of commerce study found an apprenticeships program could help get pipeline of skilled workers...

October 1, 2014


Officials: Mayor shot, killed by wife

The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said. ...

October 1, 2014

5 things you need to know Wednesday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        

October 1, 2014

Source: DNA links cases of Va. women

DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student...

September 30, 2014