Sep 28, 2012 3:48PM ET
A carjacking suspect being chased by police in Phoenix suddenly got out of the car and shot himself on live television, prompting Fox News's Shepard Smith to apologize after the network aired the footage.
Sep 28, 2012 11:11AM ET
There's more to France's new austerity budget than its proposed record-high tax rate, but the 75 percent tax on those making a million euros ($1.29 million) or more is certainly the thing that has people talking.
Sep 27, 2012 5:24PM ET
The woman who found a real Renoir in a $7 box of junk she bought at a flea market doesn't want to give out her name because she doesn't want all the media attention. Unfortunately for her, one of them is quite good at his job.
Sep 27, 2012 2:28PM ET
Victim 1, the anonymous teenager who first complained to police about the abuse in 2008 and whose testimony helped convict Sandusky of sexually abusing boys, will come forward on Oct. 23, when he will publish a book about his experience.
Sep 27, 2012 9:27AM ET
Thursday's weekly report of first-time unemployment claims brought some unexpectedly good news, as the number of those seeking the benefit fell dramatically from the previous week, but the GDP also fell.
Sep 27, 2012 8:51AM ET
Media blogs, books, Toronto's rock scene, and of course The Times, keep The New York Times' new, digitally minded public editor informed and entertained.
Sep 26, 2012 11:44AM ET
In a signal that journalists are being targeted by both sides in the civil war in Syria, a pro-regime Iranian reporter was killed by sniper fire apparently from rebel soldiers.
Sep 26, 2012 11:40AM ET
We've read a lot about cheating in the months since 71 students were suspended for sharing test answers at one of New York's top high schools, but some of the most illuminating reporting was The New York Times' coverage of students' "moral and academic math."
Sep 25, 2012 3:44PM ET
PR folks: If you have a list of items that don't belong in press kits, add "alarm clock" to it, or just remember, don't send promotional packages with alarm clocks in them. They can be mistaken for bombs.
Sep 25, 2012 1:55PM ET
President Barack Obama used his turn at the podium of the Clinton Global Initiative to announce a new executive order that expressly bans U.S. government contractors from engaging in human trafficking.
Sep 25, 2012 12:21PM ET
The recent reports from the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Survey have been a persistently middling to depressing economic indicator, but September's 9-point gain over August made for a bit of unexpected good news.
Sep 25, 2012 10:05AM ET
China's first aircraft carrier entered service on Tuesday, but since it still has no planes aboard, the only primary use of the vessel is a signal of China's growing naval might.
Sep 24, 2012 11:20AM ET
In an exit interview with Poynter now that he's out of the public editor role at The New York Times, Arthur Brisbane sounds like he's still upset about the public blowback he received after he wondered in a blog post, "Should The Times be a Truth Vigilante?"
Sep 21, 2012 6:28PM ET
We've heard you can get killed at karaoke for singing 'My Way' your own way, but now the nuances of a "Gangnam Style" dance-off in Bangkok has led to a shoot-out.
Sep 21, 2012 12:37PM ET
The hostage situation that unfolded in Pittsburgh on Friday had a unique voice commenting on the action: That of the alleged hostage taker himself, who has been keeping his Facebook page updated as police try to talk him into releasing the victims. The page is offline but we've got screen shots.
Sep 20, 2012 5:05PM ET
It's been two months since The New York Times made media watchers scrutinizing the practice of quote approval, and now the paper has finally publicly clarified its own policy on the practice: Don't do it.
Sep 20, 2012 9:28AM ET
In the next step toward total caffeine domination, Starbucks has unveiled its own single-shot coffee maker, with the java giant's CEO claiming a technological advance that's "cracked the code" on... milk.
Sep 19, 2012 1:49PM ET
Japan's recent decision to phase out nuclear power had a lot of loopholes to let plants keep operating, but even so it was too harsh for the country's business lobby, which persuaded the government to drop it on Wednesday.
Sep 19, 2012 9:10AM ET
Lindsay Lohan was arrested in New York early Wednesday morning for hitting someone with her Porsche and then fleeing the scene.
Sep 17, 2012 11:19AM ET
Compared to the protests at the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Monday's one-year anniversary action in New York's financial district is small, but the arrest count is comparatively high.
Sep 17, 2012 9:25AM ET
After his unexplained two-week absence from the public eye, China's presumptive next president looks to be undertaking a campaign to prove he's healthy and fit to lead, starting with a meeting this week with U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Sep 14, 2012 6:11PM ET
Friday night at 7 p.m. is such a cruel time for the Czech Republic to implement its ban on all liquor stronger than 40 proof (so no vodka or Becherovka), but the alternative is worse: officials still haven't stopped methanol-poisoned booze from hitting the market.
Sep 14, 2012 2:20PM ET
At the ceremony to mark the arrival of the remains of the four diplomats who died in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised their service and promised not to "retreat from the world."
Sep 14, 2012 11:08AM ET
For the first time since he disappeared from the public eye, it's starting to look like we can expect Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to make a public appearance on Saturday, marking exactly two weeks since he was last seen on Sept. 1.
Sep 14, 2012 9:10AM ET
In the fourth day of protests that have rocked Western embassies across the Muslim world, protesters in Sudan torched the German embassy and attacked the British while protesters scaled the walls and attacked the U.S. embassy in Tunis.
Sep 13, 2012 2:13PM ET
Say what you want about "McPaper," USA Today's once-mocked use of colorful pie charts and graphs worked well for it, and its new design, which debuts Friday, is even more colorful and image-heavy.
Sep 13, 2012 1:39PM ET
When you're the so-called face of Anonymous, a lot of your life gets documented online, including, for Barrett Brown, video threats to an FBI agent and his subsequent arrest.
Sep 13, 2012 11:51AM ET
The maker of the product widely known as "pink slime" wants $1.2 billion from ABC News, which it says unfairly spread the notion that the product known officially as "lean, finely textured beef" was unsafe.
Sep 13, 2012 11:36AM ET
Jon Stewart and Tucker Carlson, your cries of protest have gone unheeded: The New York City Board of Health voted Thursday to approve Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on sodas served in cups larger than 16 ounces.
Sep 13, 2012 11:12AM ET
Clarifying the U.S. position on the anti-Islam film that has sparked protests across the Muslim world, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the video "disgusting and reprehensible" on Thursday, but she said it was no excuse for violence.