With the South African comedian replacing Jon Stewart, The Daily Show gets younger, more diverse, and more global.
Ellen Pao's claim against top venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins seems to have come up short, but it's brought heightened attention to gender discrimination in tech.
Is the liberal Harvard professor serious about backing Peabody Energy's challenge to EPA emissions regulations? Does it matter?
An East Village building exploded and erupted in flames Thursday afternoon, quickly spreading to nearby structures.
The military had to choose between granting the former Taliban prisoner an honorable discharge, back pay, and benefits—or initiating court-martial proceedings.
In debating whether the Texan is too inexperienced to run, the right has to decide whether the current president is a disastrous failure or a disastrous success.
Governors used to lead the push for big projects, but the growing rural-urban divide has brought civic leaders to the fore.
An allegation that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations with Iran caps a week of escalating tensions between the two leaders.
Police couldn't find any evidence to substantiate allegations in Rolling Stone of a gang rape at a fraternity—but they're suspending the case, not closing it.
In a case on whether Texas must issue plates with the Confederate battle flag, the Supreme Court takes up a more fundamental free-speech question.
Are conflicts of interest inevitable when the Clintons are involved?
A proposed law would set a minimum BMI for fashion models, a move proponents say is necessary to combat eating disorders.
The tough questions about mental health and guns raised by shootings in Arizona and North Carolina
Russian police are investigating vandalism on the walls of a crumbling house where the philosopher once lived.
At least 19 people are reported dead, including several foreigners, after gunmen took hostages in the capital.
Six potential culprits for the former vice president's sudden reappearance as a rumored presidential candidate
The Illinois Republican representative and notorious fan of Downton Abbey is resigning amid ethics inquiries.
Players have responded to the surprising retirement of 49ers linebacker Chris Borland with supportiveness and concern about their own health.
After tapping out of the 2016 race, Mitt Romney will lace up an actual pair of boxing gloves, and spar with Evander Holyfield.
Protesters demanded that Dilma Rousseff step down amid allegations of massive corruption and a sputtering economy.