Loretta Lynch promised to repair the Justice Department's toxic relationship with the GOP. That might be enough to get her the job.
Ever wonder how it looks if you're inside a plane headed toward the ocean? Wonder no more. Plus: policy news, both bad and good.
It's hard to put much faith in Dartmouth's ban on hard liquor.
A South Carolina judge vacated the convictions of the Friendship 9, nine black college students who dared sit at a whites-only lunch counter in 1961.
How should the states scrutinize claims of mental disability by death-row inmates?
Meteorologists are issuing mea culpas after their predictions for winter storms fell short of expectations.
Did New York officials overreact to the snow predictions? Or is it always better to play it safe?
The award-winning comedian took a shot at the government agency for characterizing the northeast blizzard as "historic."
The charges against three suspected spooks sound like a thriller, except it was all happening over the last three years in New York City.
The blizzard of 2015 is expected to last at least 36 hours, with warnings of black ice, low visibility, flooding, and who knows what else.
A former prosecutor enters the flawed probation system he had once defended.
Who says Pacific cruises aren't interesting?
Misconceptions about domestic violence can turn the justice system against survivors, often with devastating results.
The strangeness of the incident at the Atlanta airport
Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the stars. Can we save the night sky?
In early April of 1972, NASA was preparing to launch the Apollo program's 10th manned mission, Apollo 16—the fifth to actually land on the Moon.
A conference in Washington, a development across the country
Today, in the United States, we observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday established in 1986 to honor the slain civil rights leader, his accomplishments, and work still unfinished.
The Justices will hear four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriage, a decision that could bring an end to the question of the freedom to marry.
How a sense of community can help stop a bullet
On January 15, 1919, in Boston's North End, a 50-foot-tall tank holding 2.3 million gallons of molasses burst, unleashing a deadly wave of molasses—reaching nearly 25 feet high at one point.