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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Live Updates: Obama to Address Situation in Syria

Live Updates: Obama to Address Situation in Syria


Live Updates: Obama to Address Situation in Syria

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

President Barack Obama will not announce an imminent or ongoing military operation when he addresses the nation on the Syria crisis Saturday afternoon, a White House official said

Source: Tim Tebow Cut from the Patriots

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

After being let go from his third team in 18 months, this move could signal the end of his talked-about career

Watch: How Presidents Announce War

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Watch: How Presidents Announce War

California State Prisoners Help Battle Rim Fire

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Another challenging fire season shows the value of Conservation Camps, the state's all-prisoner fire crews

Minor Found Guilty in India Gang Rape Case

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Sentenced to three years in correctional home

Americans Will Spend Labor Day Working

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

45% of workers say they'll be in the office or looking for jobs

This is Your Brain on Facebook

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Study explores the effects of social media on the brain

Friday, August 30, 2013

Kerry: 'We Know' Syrian Regime Used Chemical Weapons

Kerry: 'We Know' Syrian Regime Used Chemical Weapons


Kerry: 'We Know' Syrian Regime Used Chemical Weapons

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

In a blistering speech Friday, the Secretary of State revealed an intelligence document that highlights the Assad government's role in the chemical attack that killed more than 1,000

NFL Settles Concussion Suit, But Players' Health Still At Risk

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

The present danger is still there, and the $765 million settlement likely won't cover the long-term damage for all former players affected

Seamus Heaney: 'He Became His Admirers'

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Seamus Heaney: 'He Became His Admirers'

In D.C., 6-Day-Old Panda Is Growing Up Quickly

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

In D.C., 6-Day-Old Panda Is Growing Up Quickly

'Let Miley Cyrus Be a Lesson to You'

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Mom's open letter captivates Internet

In bin Laden Raid, Help From Space

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

New Snowden documents show satellites' role

Fast Food Workers Fight for More Pay

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

And companies' profits show it's not an extreme demand

Ron Paul on His New TV Channel

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 11:35 AM PDT

The libertarian icon tries a new sounding board

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Syria Tests the Limits of Obama's Foreign Policy Vision

Syria Tests the Limits of Obama's Foreign Policy Vision


Syria Tests the Limits of Obama's Foreign Policy Vision

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Obama ran for President to get the U.S. out of wars, not into them. But now he must find a path through the current chaos

Cory Booker's Opponent Takes 'Macho' Too Far

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

A wisecrack about Booker's sexuality heightens the GOP misunderstanding of machismo, writes Michael Scherer

Airports on the Decline: A Map of Shrinking Hubs

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Airports on the Decline: A Map of Shrinking Hubs

Poniewozik: Solving the Mystery of Mystery Shows

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Poniewozik on The Bridge's big win by showing its cards up-front

The Clintons Need a Restart

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Joe Klein on the power couple's excesses in politics

MLK Activists Return 50 Years Later

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The anniversary had an air of nostalgia for some

Richard Corliss Reviews Gravity

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Dread and awe high above the Earth for Clooney

Stunning Timelapse of Yosemite Fire

Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Day and night, the wildfire blazes its destructive path

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Obama's Possible Blueprint for Bombing Syria

Obama's Possible Blueprint for Bombing Syria


Obama's Possible Blueprint for Bombing Syria

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

The 1998 Desert Fox strikes against Iraq offer clues and cautions for possible intervention in Syria

Obama, Clinton, Carter to Speak on Anniversary of MLK Speech

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Experience the 'I Have a Dream' speech as remembered by the leaders and activists who helped inscribe that day 50 years ago in history books

Poniewozik: The Making of Chelsea Manning

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Poniewozik: The Making of Chelsea Manning

Siri's Google Glass Sass Is Unsurpassed

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Siri's Google Glass Sass Is Unsurpassed

Viewpoint: Miley, Go Back to School

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Camille Paglia on the real travesty of her VMA show

Power Rangers Morph to Relevance

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

They're on Facebook, Instagram and yes, still on TV

In California, Nurses May Perform Abortions

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

New bill would increase access to the procedure

New Boston Manhunt Photos Emerge

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

In which a bloodied Tsarnaev surrenders to police

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Standing Up for Syria: Russia and Iran Warn Against Action

Standing Up for Syria: Russia and Iran Warn Against Action


Standing Up for Syria: Russia and Iran Warn Against Action

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Friends of Assad's regime are sounding off about the 'catastrophic consequences' that would result from Western military intervention in the war-torn nation

Here We Go Again: Debt Ceiling Approaches

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

The U.S. government will max out its credit limit in October -- again

First U.S. Citizen Arrested in Egypt's Crackdown

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

In its efforts to suppress the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's military-backed government has begun arresting foreigners

Viewpoint: Does Anyone Still Want Their MTV?

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Viewpoint: Does Anyone Still Want Their MTV?

Olbermann Comes Out Swinging

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

His new ESPN show spits fire at, yep, ESPN

Fast Food Strikes Go Viral

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Protests against low wages expected in 35 cities this week

The Effects of Being Born Early

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Premature infants have a higher risk of brain problems

Madonna Crowned the Highest-Earning Star

Posted: 27 Aug 2013 11:05 AM PDT

The other celebs on the list aren't so recognizable

Monday, August 26, 2013

Rim Fire Scorches 225 Square Miles, Threatens Yosemite

Rim Fire Scorches 225 Square Miles, Threatens Yosemite


Rim Fire Scorches 225 Square Miles, Threatens Yosemite

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

The massive, fast-moving Northern California wildfire is now the 13th largest in state history, threatening San Francisco's pure water sources and inching closer to one of the nation's most iconic parks

Obama Doesn't Need Congress's Approval to Bomb Syria

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

The attack on Libya two years ago offers a blueprint for a unilateral strike

Poniewozik: In Defense of Breaking Bad's Lead Lady

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Poniewozik: In Defense of Breaking Bad's Lead Lady

This Winter Will be Frigid, Farmers' Almanac Says

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Farmers' Almanac predicts a 'piercing' frigid season

The Growing Call to Impeach Obama

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

But the GOP isn't as noisy as past efforts

VMAs: Who Suited Up, Who Stripped Down

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Justin or Miley: we'll let you guess who wore what

Trump Suggests Obama Is Behind Lawsuit

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

The mogul is facing $40M fraud suit

Public Feasts on Details of Bo Xilai's Excesses

Posted: 26 Aug 2013 12:05 PM PDT

The trial of China's disgraced politician comes to an end

Sunday, August 25, 2013

The Internet Can't Save You

The Internet Can't Save You


The Internet Can't Save You

Posted: 25 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

Despite the best intentions of Silicon Valley's biggest stars, there are real limits to what the Internet can do to help the world

Obama's MLK Moment

Posted: 25 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

A president who has often avoided talking about race prepares to step into Martin Luther King Jr.'s shadow

Egypt's Government Cracks Down on Syrian Refugees

Posted: 25 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

Since the military-backed ouster of Mohamed Morsi, Syrians in Egypt have faced growing vitriol and arrests from National Security officers

Beard-Loving Hipsters Give Razor Sales a Shave

Posted: 25 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

Just blame the beard-loving hipsters

5 Secession Tips for North Colorado

Posted: 25 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

Tip #1: Get a better name

Congo's Guerrillas Are Hurting Gorillas

Posted: 25 Aug 2013 10:50 AM PDT

The few remaining mountain gorillas are caught in the middle of war