Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential exploratory committee
"Now we know, Gov. Christie's presidential ambition is the one thing he won't put in a tiny crate"
Gunman is dead, three others injured overnight at Florida State University
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Robert Schueren shook my hand firmly, handed me his business card, and flipped it over, revealing a short list of letters and numbers. "Here is my DNA profile." He smiled. "I have nothing to hide." I had come to meet Schueren, the CEO...Show More Summary
British accent? Check. Off-beat sex appeal? Check. Leading role in a cult show? Ditto. Sherlock still can't lose
On January 23, 2014, Bart Bareither walked into the Marion County Sheriff's Department in Indianapolis. The 39-year-old computer engineer confessed to having raped a nursing student nine years earlier, while he was a teaching assistant at Indiana University. Show More Summary
This story originally appeared in Slate and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The big climate news of last week, indeed maybe of the past several years, was the surprise announcement of a bilateral US-China agreement setting targets for CO2 emissions out to the year 2030. Show More Summary
GAO report: Data at "an increased risk of unauthorized access, modification, disclosure, or loss.”
Some states have adopted constitutional language like one Texas legislator has drafted; some have blocked it.
Why Obamacare is here to stay.
Blinken grilled by senators on Iran deal, "JV" ISIS, Israel security, and potential unilateral change in Cuba policy by Obama.
Your alarm rings. Which these days is likely to be located on your phone. It might be comforting nature sounds, or perhaps a vaguely futuristic throbbing. You’ll probably go along with the snooze prompt a few times, bathing in a passing...Show More Summary
Palestine flickers into existence again… 2000–2011: Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile and Guyana gave the green light to Palestinian sovereignty. Norway called the “general delegation” from Palestine a “diplomatic...Show More Summary
In 2004, this thread became a viral sensation. It still exists--and it reveals how much the internet has changed
The new book "Winning Marriage" destroys the dangerous myth that legalizing gay marriage was ever "inevitable"
A fiery Jennifer Lawrence switches sides, but remains a propaganda symbol, in a thrilling penultimate chapter
The actress and cookbook writer (and Michael J. Fox's wife) learned important lessons at dinner, and passes them on
#FeministHackerBarbie is the best hashtag