Secret Service considering public White House checkpoints after breach - Alleged White House intruder is decorated vet

September 22, 2014

Kerry: Climate Change Will be 'Front and Center' in All Diplomatic Efforts

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed that climate change will be “front and center in all our diplomatic...

September 22, 2014

Politico: Lois Lerner Is the Real Victim of the IRS Scandal

Lois Lerner wants a new job. She can't get one. No one will hire her. So it makes perfect sense that...

September 22, 2014


Racer survives 370 mph crash

The Speed Demon has been dancing with the devil.

September 22, 2014

Labour Conference: Government Must End Meritocracy and Socially Engineer Civil Service

Labour has signalled an apparent end to the concept of meritocracy in British public jobs if it wins...

September 22, 2014

'Madam Secretary': Hillary ad?

September 22, 2014


It's Time to Put Humans Back in Charge of Government

The Veterans Affairs scandal of falsified waiting lists is the latest of a never-ending stream of government...

September 22, 2014

David Brock's Army of "Nerd Virgins" Has Hillary's Back

A week after Hillary Clinton released her new memoir, Hard Choices, I met Burns Strider for lunch at the Hotel...

September 22, 2014

Alliance with Iran, Hezbollah a 'Serious Mistake'

As the White House and Congress consider a shifting of U.S. alliances in the war against ISIS, a prominent...

September 22, 2014


U.S. Faults Rikers Island Officials’ Response to Report on Violence

The United States attorney’s office expressed concern about New York City’s commitment to making...

September 22, 2014

NY Judge: Cameras Could Have Stopped Police Deaths

Federal judge says body cameras could have stopped police-involved deaths in Missouri, NYC

September 22, 2014

Jessica Arrendale Hides Baby Girl in Toilet, Saving Her Life: 'She Had Pure Will,' Mother Says

Jessica Arrendale is being hailed as a hero after giving her life to save her six-month-old daughter...

September 22, 2014


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September 22, 2014

The City That Turned Its Water Into Cash

As struggling Detroit looks to fund its pension obligations, officials there are considering using valuable...

September 22, 2014

Rockefeller Fund Seeks to Shed Fossil-Fuel Investments

The Rockefellers, whose family fortune sprung from oil, said Monday that their fund is working on a plan...

September 22, 2014


Motherlode Blog: Spanking Isn’t Culture. It’s a Cycle of Abuse.

Adrian Peterson shouldn’t sell himself short. He is where he is today in spite of his father, not because...

September 22, 2014

Public Editor's Journal: An Article on Shonda Rhimes Rightly Causes a Furor

The article intended to praise the TV producer, but it insulted black women instead.

September 22, 2014

Clorox Exits Venezuela Citing Govt Restrictions

Clorox out of Venezuela, citing govt restrictions, supply problems and economic uncertainty

September 22, 2014


The Fragile Dominance of the NFL

We just can't stop watching. The league is beset by scandals of violence against women and children by some...

September 22, 2014

Apple Sells Over 10 Million New iPhones in First Weekend

Apple said it sold more than 10 million of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices over their first...

September 22, 2014

Lawyer: Exonerated NYC Man Dies From Asthma Attack

Lawyer: Exonerated New York City man who served 23 years in prison dies from asthma attack

September 22, 2014


Rick Perry Posits Whether Abortion Regulations Could Have Saved Joan Rivers' Life

Texas Governor Rick Perry has spoken about the new law concerning abortion facilities in the state and posited...

September 22, 2014

How to Make a Living in the Death Industry

Caitlin Doughty isn’t an ordinary mortician. In 2006, Doughty was fresh out of college when her fascination...

September 22, 2014

George Will's Losers

Nicholas Hahn, RealClearReligionWhen the Chicago Cubs win, it's not hard to hear it. "Go, Cubs, go,"...

September 22, 2014


Opening Weekend of Oktoberfest 2014

One million steins of beer were consumed over the weekend, kicking off the 181st Oktoberfest beer festival,...

September 22, 2014

Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing...

September 22, 2014

Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor

Stung by the refusal of two fellow Republicans to support his candidacy for governor, Neel Kashkari sought...

September 22, 2014


Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills to boost purchases of electric cars

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a package of bills Sunday boosting the state's market for electric cars, including...

September 21, 2014

What's Lost in Not Recognizing Campus Religious Groups

This fall, California State University revoked the official club status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship...

September 21, 2014

Gov. Brown signs bills promoting bike paths

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law two measures aimed at helping cities and counties expand...

September 21, 2014


L.A. Councilman Bernard Parks finds himself in political wilderness

For much of the past decade, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks has been a force at City Hall....

September 20, 2014

Swearengin tells GOP convention she's undecided on Kashkari

The state Republican Party’s fall convention opened on a sour note Friday when the night’s keynote...

September 20, 2014

At GOP convention, Swearengin says she's undecided on Kashkari

The state Republican Party’s fall convention opened on a sour note Friday when the night’s keynote...

September 20, 2014


L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

Months after dozens of city trash trucks circled Los Angeles' civic center as part of a union-backed...

September 20, 2014

Should Schools Be Responsible for Kids' Health?

There’s a section in the new Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll out this week that hasn’t gotten much attention:...

September 19, 2014

How Sugar Daddies are Financing College Education

At 11 o’clock on a Tuesday night, Amanda, a senior at Princeton University, got her first text message...

September 19, 2014


ISIS audio makes new threats

Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks...

September 22, 2014

7 fabulous U.S. steamboats

Before super yachts, luxury sailboats and passenger ferries, the preferred method of water travel was by steamboat....

September 22, 2014

Clinton has to win over these guys

For a small band of supercharged Democratic organizers, the pleasant Des Moines neighborhood of Beaverdale...

September 22, 2014


50 things to look for this fall

For culture obsessives, fall is the best time of year.

September 22, 2014

Cop shooter's rifle found, police say

Authorities hunting suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein say they discovered an AK-47 rifle, some...

September 22, 2014

First responders mark Oso landslide 6-month anniversary

Hillside collapsed last March and swept away 43 lives.        

September 22, 2014


200,000 flee ISIS in Syria

The sudden, massive flood of refugees fleeing the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is unlike any other...

September 22, 2014

Power walker loses 150 pounds

In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight...

September 22, 2014

8 ways Lyon outshines Paris

Paris, we can all agree, has a lot going for it.

September 22, 2014


Why is ISIS taunting the West?

For a while, it seemed that the threat from ISIS was limited to sparsely populated desert regions in the Middle...

September 22, 2014

Eric Frein

As far as manhunts go, Eric Matthew Frein is an especially challenging target.

September 22, 2014

Loud music retrial

Was it fear for his own life that prompted Michael Dunn to fire 10 shots into an SUV, killing teenager...

September 22, 2014


ISIS audio makes new threats

Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks...

September 22, 2014

7 fabulous U.S. steamboats

Before super yachts, luxury sailboats and passenger ferries, the preferred method of water travel was by steamboat....

September 22, 2014

Clinton has to win over these guys

For a small band of supercharged Democratic organizers, the pleasant Des Moines neighborhood of Beaverdale...

September 22, 2014


50 things to look for this fall

For culture obsessives, fall is the best time of year.

September 22, 2014

Cop shooter's rifle found, police say

Authorities hunting suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein say they discovered an AK-47 rifle, some...

September 22, 2014

First responders mark Oso landslide 6-month anniversary

Hillside collapsed last March and swept away 43 lives.        

September 22, 2014


200,000 flee ISIS in Syria

The sudden, massive flood of refugees fleeing the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is unlike any other...

September 22, 2014

Power walker loses 150 pounds

In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. Her family offered to pay for weight...

September 22, 2014

8 ways Lyon outshines Paris

Paris, we can all agree, has a lot going for it.

September 22, 2014


Why is ISIS taunting the West?

For a while, it seemed that the threat from ISIS was limited to sparsely populated desert regions in the Middle...

September 22, 2014

Eric Frein

As far as manhunts go, Eric Matthew Frein is an especially challenging target.

September 22, 2014

Loud music retrial

Was it fear for his own life that prompted Michael Dunn to fire 10 shots into an SUV, killing teenager...

September 22, 2014


Go inside Beijing's 'Central Perk'

CNN's David McKenzie meets a man who likes the TV show "Friends" so much, he opened his own "Central...

September 22, 2014

Student takes on China

He's one of the fieriest political activists in Hong Kong — he's been called an "extremist" by China's...

September 22, 2014

White House security

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White...

September 22, 2014