Oct 1, 2013 10:14PM ET
Three of Microsoft's top investors would like outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer to make a farewell mixtape for the company's founder and chairman Bill Gates.
Oct 1, 2013 9:40PM ET
A team of international inspectors crossed over into Syria on Tuesday, marking the start of a mission to destroy the country's chemical weapons stockpile.
Oct 1, 2013 4:42PM ET
Now that Rick Perry's wife Anita has made news by seemingly agreeing that abortion is a "woman's right," the Texas governor and former presidential candidate has said that his wife clearly misspoke.
Oct 1, 2013 9:19AM ET
Happy government shutdown! Now that large portions of the federal government are on hold, it's time to get down to the important business of figuring out who to blame.
Sep 30, 2013 8:28PM ET
Hours from a government shutdown, House Speaker John Boehner took to the floor to defend the latest attempt to pass a continuing resolution that would include provisions to defund or delay Obamacare.
Sep 30, 2013 4:41PM ET
Now that we're hours away from a government shutdown, President Obama urged congress to pass a clean resolution to continue to fund the government.
Sep 30, 2013 12:08AM ET
The last ever episode of Breaking Bad is now out in the world. And the reactions seem to lean towards a positive consensus, rather than extreme polarization.
Sep 29, 2013 10:43PM ET
As evidenced by the title, those still capable of having Breaking Bad spoiled should avoid this post. If you have not seen the last episode of Breaking Bad, read no further.
Sep 29, 2013 8:33PM ET
French fighter jets were ready for takeoff when president Francois Hollande got a surprising phone call from Barack Obama calling off a planned military strike in the country.
Sep 27, 2013 6:13PM ET
The private contractor responsible for hundreds of thousands of yearly security checks for the U.S. government routinely "flushes" background investigations into final approval in order to meet monthly revenue goals.
Sep 27, 2013 5:30PM ET
Even as the presidents of Iran and the U.S. speak to each other (on the phone) for the first time since 1979, it looks like Iran hasn't given up its cyberwar against the U.S.
Sep 27, 2013 3:32PM ET
At 3:30 Friday afternoon, President Obama gave a brief statement from the White House. He revealed that he'd spoken with the president of Iran — the first such conversation in decades — and commented on the budget fight.
Sep 27, 2013 2:59PM ET
New Jersey could become the latest state with legal same-sex marriages after a New Jersey judge ordered the state to start offering same-sex civil marriages to couples in the state by October 21st.
Sep 27, 2013 2:49PM ET
Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney weighed in on the current Republican shenanigans on Friday in an interview with CNN
Sep 26, 2013 10:37PM ET
There have been twelve known instances of NSA employees peering in on their loved ones, and other "intentional" abuses of the agency's surveillance, tools since 2003, according to a letter from the NSA's Inspector General released today in response to a question from Senator Chuck Grassley.
Sep 26, 2013 9:13PM ET
Kanye West gave an interview to the BBC recently, in which he called himself "the number one rock star on the planet."
Sep 26, 2013 8:35PM ET
Iran and the U.S. both seem pretty happy about how a half-hour, face-to-face meeting involving both countries went today, on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
Sep 26, 2013 6:45PM ET
Wendy Davis's non-campaign for Texas Governor, perhaps, should have preregistered electwendydavis.com.
Sep 26, 2013 5:47PM ET
The key powers of the United Nations Security Council reached an agreement on a resolution outlining Syria's legal obligations to give up its chemical weapons stockpile to international control.
Sep 26, 2013 4:50PM ET
On Thursday, news broke that Wendy Davis's team is quietly letting influential Democrats know about an impending run for governor of Texas.
Sep 26, 2013 4:34PM ET
Allen West reportedly called a female employee a "Jewish American princess," resulting in the loss of his job.
Sep 25, 2013 10:59PM ET
Josh Rogin, a Newsweek Daily Beast correspondent, already was having a bad time watching Dan Nainan do stand-up on Wednesday.
Sep 25, 2013 10:25PM ET
David Gilmour, a Canadian author and professor at the University of Toronto, said in an interview published Wednesday that he "teach[es] only the best" writers.
Sep 25, 2013 8:07PM ET
The New York Times's Williamsburg bureau has returned, this time bringing news of the Brooklyn neighborhood's "Mason-Dixon line."
Sep 25, 2013 6:00PM ET
If a bill in the Michigan House becomes law, state adoption agencies will be able to refuse to place children in homes on religious grounds, all in the name of those agencies' “religious freedom.”
Sep 25, 2013 5:57PM ET
At a wedding this past weekend, former president George H.W. Bush was a witness at a same-sex marriage in Maine.
Sep 24, 2013 11:28PM ET
Twenty-four people received the MacArthur "Genius Grant" phone call this year, meaning they'll get a $625,000, five-year grant.
Sep 24, 2013 9:33PM ET
At about 8 p.m. tonight, Senator Ted Cruz read Green Eggs and Ham, in its entirety, on the Senate floor during his non-filibuster against Obamacare. It was a bedtime story to his daughters.
Sep 24, 2013 7:22PM ET
Pope Francis's Vatican drew a more firm line in the sand on its stance on women's ordination this month by excommunicating an Australian priest who advocated for the inclusion of female priests.
Sep 24, 2013 5:04PM ET
Kermit Gosnell, convicted of murder, involuntary manslaughter, and over 200 counts of violating Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act for his stomach-churning abortion clinic, is now a poet.