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Monday, September 30, 2013

Explaining the Shutdown to Kids

Explaining the Shutdown to Kids


Explaining the Shutdown to Kids

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

There are many questions swirling about what happens if the government shuts down. Amid the complex tangle of departments, though, there are some simple answers

Breaking Bad Wraps on a Cold, Hard, Bloody Note

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

It wasn't flashy, but it went out with a bang (plus a dose of ricin)

Feds Sue North Carolina Over Voter Discrimination

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Feds Sue North Carolina Over Voter Discrimination

Runaway Subway Crash in Chicago Injures Dozens

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Two trains were traveling on the same track

Bibi in the Middle

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Israel's PM is getting between Obama and Iran

CNN Cans Hillary Documentary

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Poniewozik on why the Clinton camp balked

Apple Takes a Bite Out of Coca-Cola

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

It won 'most valuable brand' for the first time  

Vaccine Aversion Led to Whooping Cough Outbreak

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Parents who avoided shots to blame

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Shutdown Showdown

Shutdown Showdown


Shutdown Showdown

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

With the House and the Senate in a virtual deadlock, the U.S. is bracing for a partial government showdown that no one wants, but is almost certain to take effect on Tuesday

The New Space Race

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

It may seem like everyone is going to space. They're not. But here are a six programs that could

Frackers Guzzle Water As Texas Goes Thirsty

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

Frackers Guzzle Water As Texas Goes Thirsty

Breaking Bad Writer: Why The Show Has to End

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

Breaking Bad Writer: Why The Show Has to End

NSA Maps Americans' Social Networks

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

By using their massive data collections

What to Expect from Obamacare Exchanges

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

It won't break the bank and other likely outcomes

Why I Won't Go Back to the Catholic Church

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

Rod Dreher says the pope confirms his decision to leave the church

Stop the NFL's Flabby Arms Race

Posted: 29 Sep 2013 10:35 AM PDT

It's time we stop celebrating obese linemen

Saturday, September 28, 2013

College Athletes: Unionize, Now

College Athletes: Unionize, Now


College Athletes: Unionize, Now

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

If college football players are truly united, as their use of the letters APU -- 'All Players United' -- claims, it's time to take it a step further and form a real labor union  

A Shutdown Won't Stop Obamacare

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

President Obama reminded the GOP on Saturday that the Affordable Care Act will move forward on Tuesday with or without a government shutdown

Praise and Protests as Rouhani Returns to Iran

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Praise and Protests as Rouhani Returns to Iran

Why You're Addicted to Breaking Bad

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Why You're Addicted to Breaking Bad

Christie to Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Fights judge's ruling that N.J. must allow same-sex nuptials

A Modern Spinoff for Modern Family

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

ABC considering show based on the hit comedy

How to Make Airline Tickets Less Awful

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

Step one: stop making people angry

U.N. to Eliminate Syria's Chemical Weapons

Posted: 28 Sep 2013 11:05 AM PDT

After unanimous Security Council vote

Friday, September 27, 2013

From Family Man To Terrorist

From Family Man To Terrorist


From Family Man To Terrorist

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Family members recount how a Somali American was recruited by al-Shabab, the terrorist group that took credit for the mall attack in Kenya

We Caused Climate Change

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

U.N. scientists are now '95% certain' climate change has been caused by humans

College Athlete Pay War Kills Popular Video Game

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

College Athlete Pay War Kills Popular Video Game

Albuquerque Local Explains Breaking Bad's Authenticity

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

A local explains the city through the lens of the show

JP Morgan's Useless $11 Billion Fine

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

The penalty would send the wrong message, writes Rana Foroorhar

Girl Rescued From India Building Collapse

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Dozens are still trapped in the wreckage

Google Turns 15

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Celebrate with a Google Doodle piñata game

Kanye Shouts Kimmel Down

Posted: 27 Sep 2013 12:05 PM PDT

Yeezy wasn't pleased with a late-night parody

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Terrorist Link in Minneapolis

The Terrorist Link in Minneapolis


The Terrorist Link in Minneapolis

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

The group responsible for the Kenya mall attack has recruited dozens of Somalis in the city in recent years. Residents say a lack of acceptance in mainstream America allows young men to fall through the cracks

Obamacare Victory Lap

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

Just as the president was touting his signature health care plan, the law hit another glitch

New Data Shows Water, Water Everywhere On Mars

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

New Data Shows Water, Water Everywhere On Mars

Breaking Bad Creator Cooks Up New Cop Drama

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

Breaking Bad Creator Cooks Up New Cop Drama

America's 10 Oddest Strip Clubs

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

Cory Booker's Twitter-friend from the vegan-only joint is just the start

Human Remains Found Near Concordia

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

Two are still missing 20 months after the shipwreck

Government Shutdown Odds Rise

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

House Republicans are gearing up for a lengthy fight

West Virginia Named Top Party School

Posted: 26 Sep 2013 12:35 PM PDT

Playboy said it, so you know it's true

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

21 Hours Later, Cruz Goes Quiet

21 Hours Later, Cruz Goes Quiet


21 Hours Later, Cruz Goes Quiet

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The Texas senator has wrapped up his all-day and all-night anti-Obamacare speech, just minutes before the Senate votes on a budget bill

Obamacare Insurance Will Cost Americans Less Than Predicted

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Here's what to expect when the health care exchanges launch on Oct. 1 in most states

Billionaire's Yacht Propels America's Sailing Rally

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Billionaire's Yacht Propels America's Sailing Rally

4 Amazing Survivor Stories From the Kenya Attack

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

4 Amazing Survivor Stories From the Kenya Attack

Post Office Wants Stamp Hike

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

U.S. Postal Service wants to increase price by three cents

Iran's President: We're No Threat

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Three takeaways from Rouhani's UN address

Disdain for U.S. Hits Emerging Democracies

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Revelations of NSA spying are paving rocky roads

Another Submerged Car May Crack Cold Case

Posted: 25 Sep 2013 11:50 AM PDT

Remains may be from a 1971 disappearance

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Kenyan President Says Mall Attackers Defeated

Kenyan President Says Mall Attackers Defeated


Kenyan President Says Mall Attackers Defeated

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

The country's leader says armed militants at an upscale Nairobi mall have been subdued after a four-day standoff left 72 dead

The Fatal Mistake That Doomed BlackBerry

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

The company failed to recognize that average users, not businesses, would ring in the smartphone revolution

What Stays Open During a Government Shutdown

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Mail service, the Hoover Dam and an odd fish project

Obama's Olive Branch to Iran

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Speaking to the United Nations, Obama said diplomacy 'must be tested' amid the many conflicting demands of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Asia

Former Pope Speaks on Pedophilia

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Benedict XVI says he never tried to cover it up

The Crowdfunding Economy Is About to Pop

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Soon anyone will be allowed to invest in startups

Fake Sugar Isn't Fooling Anyone

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

Our brains know sweeteners are just imposters

Concordia Captain Blames Crew for Wreck

Posted: 24 Sep 2013 11:35 AM PDT

The ship's master blasts a helper for a late move