Jan 2, 2012 8:34AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Jan 2, 2012 7:36AM ET
The Republican presidential candidates race into the home stretch in the final 36 hours before the Iowa caucus, the long-awaited voting day that could make (but will probably break most) dreams of reaching the White House.
Jan 2, 2012 6:32AM ET
The Coast Guard recently raised its "Assumed Average Weight Per Person" standard to 185 pounds, reflecting the growing waistlines of the American populace.
Jan 2, 2012 5:28AM ET
Police are on the hunt for two "persons of interest" in the investigations of both the murder of a park ranger in Washington and an arson spree that has spooked the city of Los Angeles.
Dec 29, 2011 9:13AM ET
Dec 29, 2011 8:09AM ET
A new militant group called the Khorasan Mujahedin has sprung up in the tribal areas of Pakistan, kidnapping and murdering people it believes are helping the U.S. drones that routinely target Al Qaeda and Taliban commanders.
Dec 29, 2011 6:56AM ET
A state senator who was at one time the chairman of Michele Bachmann's Iowa campaign, switched his allegience to Ron Paul on Wednesday, just hours after attending a rally for Bachmann.
Dec 29, 2011 5:38AM ET
The North Korean state news agency has been caught manipulating photos from the memorial service of Kim Jong-il, but in such a minor and pointless way that it underscores the paranoid insanity of totalitarian regimes.
Dec 28, 2011 8:36AM ET
Dec 28, 2011 7:25AM ET
A homemade bomb was thrown at an Arabic school in southern Nigeria two days after a series of bombings that targeted churches on Christmas Day.
Dec 28, 2011 6:51AM ET
Another classic trend piece from The New York Times looks at the newest Internet danger entering our homes and threatening our livelihoods — shopping online while drunk.
Dec 28, 2011 5:41AM ET
Thousands of North Korean lined the snowy streets of Pyongyang on Wednesday morning to watch the funeral procession of Kim Jong-il.
Dec 27, 2011 8:51AM ET
Dec 27, 2011 7:25AM ET
Mashup expert DJ Earworm has posted his annual "United State of Pop" video that mashes the 25 biggest hits of the last year into one five-minute video and song.
Dec 27, 2011 7:02AM ET
Both The New York Times and The Washington Post have separate reports about the widening wealth gap between members of Congress and the people they represent.
Dec 27, 2011 5:29AM ET
Of the 620 bills sponsored by Ron Paul during his long career in the House of Representatives, only four have ever made it to a vote on the House floor and only one became an actual law.
Dec 26, 2011 4:23PM ET
In a brilliant (and frightening) display of our current holiday spirit, writer Jon Hendren spent his Christmas night re-tweeting anyone who complained about not getting — or worse, getting and not being happy about — expensive unneeded gadgets.
Dec 26, 2011 3:29PM ET
Increasing numbers of single adults are choosing to spend the holidays with their friends, rather than travel home to hang out with their biological family.
Dec 26, 2011 1:28PM ET
Tech reporter Nick Bilton continues his one-man war on the FAA regulations that prevent you from turning on your iPads, Kindles, and other electronic devices while taking off and landing in airplanes.
Dec 26, 2011 11:16AM ET
A man set off a brawl in a Sandusky, Ohio, bar last week after the other patrons booed him off the stage for being a terrible singer.
Dec 26, 2011 10:11AM ET
A fight between a company and a former employee over his Twitter account is raising questions about who can "own" a Twitter follower and just how much each one is worth.
Dec 26, 2011 8:36AM ET
We survived Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Super Saturday, now it's time for "Gift Receipt Monday," the day when people take back all the stuff bought on those other days to get the Christmas gifts they really wanted.
Dec 26, 2011 7:27AM ET
Tragedies happen every day, all around the world, but those that happen on holidays — when families gather to celebrate each other and get a break from the rest of the ugly world — feel particular harsh and painful.
Dec 23, 2011 8:17AM ET
Dec 23, 2011 7:00AM ET
The fight over the payroll tax cut accomplished almost nothing in terms of real world policy changes, but has provided the president with a huge political victory heading into 2012.
Dec 23, 2011 5:43AM ET
Two car bombs exploded near "security service bases" in Damascus on Friday, killing both military personal and civilians in the heart of the Syrian capital.
Dec 22, 2011 7:53AM ET
Dec 22, 2011 7:08AM ET
An investigation into a NATO airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last month, lays plenty of blame on both sides of the incident, in a verdict that is unlikely to end the ongoing dispute.
Dec 22, 2011 6:38AM ET
The hosts of a Dutch TV program left a bad taste in some viewers mouths when they cooked and ate human flesh on air last night.
Dec 22, 2011 5:17AM ET
A series of well-coordinated bomb attacks across the Iraqi capital killed more than 60 people, dealing a major blow to the country's prospects for peace.