Grand Jury Reaches a Decision in Michael Brown Shooting

An announcement is expected late Monday in the case of a Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed...

November 24, 2014

As Booth Brothers Held Forth, 1864 Confederate Plot Against New York Fizzled

Acting 150 years ago, the Confederate saboteurs were incensed by the Union Army’s scorched earth campaign...

November 24, 2014

It's Down to Three for the DNC

Democrats will converge on one of three northern cities to nominate their candidate to replace President...

November 24, 2014


Fans of '19 Kids and Counting' Support Duggar Family After Gay Activists Push TLC to Cancel Popular Show

Fans of TLC's reality TV show "19 Kids and Counting" have created a petition to support the Christian...

November 24, 2014

News: Live Updates From Ferguson on the Grand Jury Decision in Michael Brown Shooting

Adner Marcelin, a spokesman for the lawyers for the Brown family, said that prosecutors had notified...

November 24, 2014

Woman Cleared in Death Tied to GM Switch

A Texas woman had her conviction for criminal negligent homicide set aside hours after General Motors...

November 24, 2014


Panamanian Judge Orders Embargo on Carlos Slim Assets

A Panamanian judge has ordered an embargo on the local assets of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s...

November 24, 2014

Talking With Chuck Hagel

I like and respect former Senator, soon-to-be-former Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, and I am sorry that...

November 24, 2014

ArtsBeat: New Broadway Musicals Off to Slow Start

The new musical comedy “Honeymoon in Vegas” had lukewarm ticket sales in its first preview performances;...

November 24, 2014


 

The Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict Is In

The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting investigation has reportedly reached a decision on whether...

November 24, 2014

Pittsburgh: 'It's Better Than You Thought'

This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/383053/bike-pittsburgh/

November 24, 2014

The Origins of Aggressive Atheism

O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in: It is a great furnace of wrath, a wide and bottomless...

November 24, 2014


What Millennials Love About Pittsburgh

It’s a very good time to be in Pittsburgh if you're a young person (need we really call them "Millennials"?)....

November 22, 2014

 

Plea deal in 'stand your ground' case

A Florida woman who'd been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in a "stand your ground" case accepted...

November 24, 2014

Gingrich: Benghazi report co-opted

Newt Gingrich tells Wolf Blitzer he believes the CIA "co-opted" a recent Congressional report on the Benghazi...

November 24, 2014

Philae lander

It flew for 10 years, crossed millions of miles of space, bounced over the surface of a comet and returned...

November 24, 2014


See its 'astonishing' photos

Black and white photos captured by the Philae lander offer an amazing view of Comet 67P. CNN's Jonathan...

November 24, 2014

How Philae docked on comet

CNN's Tom Foreman explains the 10-year mission to land the unmanned Philae probe on a speeding comet. ...

November 24, 2014

Diplomatic insanity on Iran?

Diplomatic insanity appears set to triumph as Iran grinds closer to its end nuclear goal, writes Michael...

November 24, 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...

November 24, 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...

November 24, 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

When Private School Tuition Costs More Than College

Tuition for a typical private high school in the Southeast costs a relatively modest $18,900 a year....

November 21, 2014

Photos of the Week: 11/15-11/21

This week we have big wave surfing in Portugal, a Beaujolais wine spa in Japan, a massive floating Christmas...

November 21, 2014