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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Despite Grumblings in Congress, U.S. Aid to Egypt Is Here to Stay

Despite Grumblings in Congress, U.S. Aid to Egypt Is Here to Stay


Despite Grumblings in Congress, U.S. Aid to Egypt Is Here to Stay

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

America's $1.3 billion in annual military aid to Egypt is likely to continue in order to maintain a key alliance in the Middle East

A History of the Latest Unflattering Word Associated With Weiner

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The vulgar word that Weiner's communications director used has been around in some form since the Middle Ages

The 5 Best Viral Videos of July

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The 5 Best Viral Videos of July

Happy Birthday, Harry: Potter, By the Numbers

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Happy Birthday, Harry: Potter, By the Numbers

The End of the Suburbs

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The American Dream is moving back to cities, writes Leigh Gallagher

Chris Christie and Rand Paul's War of Words

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The two are battling over the future of conservatism

Amazon Reveals Middle Class Woes

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Firm's new jobs are focused on low-wage sector

Louisiana Sodomy Laws Still Enforced

Posted: 31 Jul 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Act was overturned in 2003, but arrests are still made

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Fast Food Workers on Strike Borrow Tactics From 'Occupy'

Fast Food Workers on Strike Borrow Tactics From 'Occupy'


Fast Food Workers on Strike Borrow Tactics From 'Occupy'

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

The fast food industry's historically disjointed workforce is banding together this week to go on strike and demand a living wage

Home Prices Climb to All-Time Highs in Parts of U.S.

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Dallas and Denver are now leading the ongoing housing recovery

Lumberjacks Square Off in World Championships

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 07:10 AM PDT

Lumberjacks Square Off in World Championships

Anthony Weiner's No Good, Very Bad Week

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Pummeled in the polls and abandoned by his campaign manager, it's hard to see how he'll make it to City Hall. But he's staying in the race

Viewpoint: Pope's Acceptance of Gays Not Enough

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Homosexuality is still a sin in the church's view

BMW's Bombshell Electric Car

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Inexpensive and powerful makes an irresistible combo

North Carolina Bleeds Deep Red Again

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

New conservative laws are returning the state to the GOP

Why Humans Are Monogamous

Posted: 30 Jul 2013 12:05 PM PDT

2 conflicting studies look at why we choose one mate

Monday, July 29, 2013

'Who Am I to Judge?' Pope's Comments on Gays Send Global Shockwave

'Who Am I to Judge?' Pope's Comments on Gays Send Global Shockwave


'Who Am I to Judge?' Pope's Comments on Gays Send Global Shockwave

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

His statement was short, subtle, but unmistakably direct: Pope Francis doesn't judge gay priests. Now, will the Catholic Church accept them?

Kerry Started the Peace Process, But Obama Should Finish It

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

In the end, only the president can broker a breakthrough, regardless of the risk

Low-Price Supermarkets Set Trends for Big Players

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Low-Price Supermarkets Set Trends for Big Players

Clinton TV Series: More About Money Than Politics

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Clinton TV Series: More About Money Than Politics

Alexander Case Can't Compare to Zimmerman

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Outrage is over sentence, not 'stand your ground'

Building Boom in Detroit Amid Bankruptcy

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Detroit developers are unfazed by the city's filing

Student Loan Rates Head Lower Again

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

But the fix probably won't last very long

The Secret Group Behind Medicare

Posted: 29 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

A little-known panel is in charge of doctor payouts

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Rick Warren Preaches First Sermon Since Son's Suicide

Rick Warren Preaches First Sermon Since Son's Suicide


Rick Warren Preaches First Sermon Since Son's Suicide

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Almost four months after their son committed suicide, Rick Warren and his wife Kay addressed their congregation for the first time on Saturday, promising to help remove the stigma of mental illness from the church

The GOP Foreign Policy War Is Finally Here

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

For years foreign policy issues have divided libertarians and neoconservatives. But now, the false air of Republican cohesion has been thrown out the window

The Bog People: An Eerie Gift from the Iron Age

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

The Bog People: An Eerie Gift from the Iron Age

Chromecast and the End of the Remote Control

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

And it's about time

What It Means to Be Wealthy in America

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Survey shows the rich don't consider themselves rich

Violent Day Widens Egypt's Divide

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

More than 65 killed amid clashes in Cairo

Introducing the Twitter Hotel

Posted: 28 Jul 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Finally, a vacation destination for Tweetaholics

Saturday, July 27, 2013

States Seek Ways to Pass on Digital Assets Post-Mortem

States Seek Ways to Pass on Digital Assets Post-Mortem


States Seek Ways to Pass on Digital Assets Post-Mortem

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Seven states now have laws on the books that address one of the more important tech issues of our age: What happens to your digital possessions when you die?

Egypt Violence: At Least 65 Morsi Supporters Killed in New Round of Clashes

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Egypt Violence: At Least 65 Morsi Supporters Killed in New Round of Clashes

Brazil Greets Pope Francis Like a Rock Star

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Catholic leader wants church's youth to evangelize and work with the poor

The Week's Best Politico Instagram Photos

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

The Week's Best Politico Instagram Photos

Holder Takes Fight for Voting Rights to Texas

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Administration seeks ways to continue pre-clearance

Coffee Could Save Your Life

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

New study shows the drink could decrease suicide risk

Parents Get Power to Overhaul Schools

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

3 revamped California programs are the first test

Friday, July 26, 2013

Egyptian Court Accuses Mohamed Morsi of Espionage

Egyptian Court Accuses Mohamed Morsi of Espionage


Egyptian Court Accuses Mohamed Morsi of Espionage

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Branding the deposed president a traitor eliminates almost all hope of reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood

Spanish Train Crash: Automatic Brakes May Have Failed

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

The conductor was traveling at more than twice the speed limit, but a technological failure may also be to blame

Art Imitates Life: 10 Biopic Actors Who Got It Right

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

From Denzel Washington in Malcolm X to Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich

Judge: You Can Be Fired for Being Fat

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Judge: You Can Be Fired for Being Fat

'Aggravated Pimping' Explained

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces up to 10 years

Republicans Have a Steve King Problem

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Congressman's comments hurting Latino outreach  

Taller People Have Higher Cancer Risk

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

Researchers link height to health issues

Weiner Roasted in the Media

Posted: 26 Jul 2013 12:20 PM PDT

A look at front pages that torched the candidate

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Spanish Train Crash Kills 80: Scenes of Chaos and Carnage

Spanish Train Crash Kills 80: Scenes of Chaos and Carnage


Spanish Train Crash Kills 80: Scenes of Chaos and Carnage

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Northwestern Spain was rocked by tragedy Wednesday evening when a passenger train traveling more than twice the speed limit derailed while navigating a tight curve, sending train cars into heaps of twisted metal

Stockton Offers a Glimpse at Detroit's Future

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

A year after filing for bankruptcy, the California city still struggles with limited public services and court battles

QB Colin Kaepernick on Race, Adoption and Tattoos

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Quarterback talks sociology, tattoos and adoption

How the Moon Messes With Your Sleep

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

How the Moon Messes With Your Sleep

Britain's Half-Blood Prince

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

The commoner king is a royal contradiction

Snowden's Still at Moscow Airport

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

He's reading Crime and Punishment

Jane Austen Graces British Money

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

Lev Grossman offers his picks for U.S. currency stars

Google Sets Sights on Apple TV

Posted: 25 Jul 2013 11:20 AM PDT

And its Chromecast comes at one-third the price