Sep 24, 2014 4:47PM ET
Gothamist deputy editor Jen Carlon is one of the 24 people just awarded a Amtrak writing residency, which gives recipients with a long-distance train ride and the chance to put some pen to paper.
Sep 23, 2014 12:29PM ET
The world's biggest soccer organization will consider new guidelines for concussions after the multiple injuries suffered during high profile games at this summer's World Cup.
Sep 18, 2014 6:23PM ET
The NFL's Anna Isaacson gave her first interview since being appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Social Responsibility on Monday.
Sep 18, 2014 1:52PM ET
New details emerged from a police report about the fourth NFL player cited for domestic violence in the last week.
Sep 18, 2014 12:01PM ET
Don't tell Sean Hannity that beating kids doesn't work. His father punched him in the face, and now the 52-year-old man is taking his belt off and whipping his own desk on air. See? Fine.
Sep 18, 2014 9:59AM ET
"Actual vikings don't treat their children like that," Jon Stewart said of Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson's alleged child abuse.
Sep 17, 2014 9:10AM ET
Each fellow will receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Sep 16, 2014 9:49AM ET
Rihanna, known for speaking her mind on everything, was oddly silent after CBS pulled "Run This Town" from last week's Baltimore Ravens game preshow. She will be quiet no longer.
Sep 15, 2014 12:19PM ET
Coca-Cola is bringing back Surge, its citrus-flavored soda.
Sep 15, 2014 11:44AM ET
Markus "Notch" Persson, the founder of the immensely popular world-building game Minecraft, is stepping down following Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Minecraft maker Mojang Monday morning.
Sep 15, 2014 10:37AM ET
Beijing hosted the world's first ever Formula E—electric motor car—race Saturday, featuring 10 teams of two drivers each weaving through a circuit around the city's Olympic Park.
Sep 15, 2014 10:36AM ET
A Chinese city has created a sidewalk lane just for people who can't look away from their smartphones.
Sep 13, 2014 5:31PM ET
Can't wait a month for the iPhone 6 Plus? If you've got a few thousand dollars, you don't have to.
Sep 13, 2014 2:53PM ET
As if the Pasta Pass debacle wasn't enough for Olive Garden, now its board wants to clamp down on the breadsticks?
Sep 12, 2014 3:40PM ET
Thursday marked two major events for Tumblr's community of "True Crime" fandom: it was the birthday of Dylan Klebold, and it was also the night that another school shooter, Thomas "T.J." Lane, briefly escaped from prison.
Sep 11, 2014 10:34PM ET
New details about a meeting with Goodell, Ray Rice and his wife, raise more uncomfortable questions about the NFL Commissioner's decision making.
Sep 11, 2014 1:36PM ET
There are bad 9/11 "tributes," and then there are really bad 9/11 "tributes."
Sep 11, 2014 1:22PM ET
According to a report released by U.N. scientists on Wednesday, the ozone layer is showing significant signs of recovery
Sep 11, 2014 9:32AM ET
Jon Stewart wasn't quite buying what the NFL was selling regarding the Ray Rice case.
Sep 10, 2014 6:26PM ET
The Dalai Lama has said he may be the last Dalai Lama, and that he will not reincarnate inside Tibet if it is still under Chinese control. "Not so fast," says the Chinese government.
Sep 9, 2014 2:30PM ET
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the discovery of one of British explorer Sir John Franklin's ships.
Sep 9, 2014 11:49AM ET
America's favorite pastime is accident prone — for spectators. In a study published Tuesday, Bloomberg found that foul balls have resulted in about 1,750 injured spectators every year.
Sep 9, 2014 11:42AM ET
Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has disciplined general manager Danny Ferry Tuesday over racially offensive comments Ferry made about Luol Deng, a player the team pursued this year.
Sep 9, 2014 9:40AM ET
Au revoir, bare breasts. Bonjour, conservatism. According to an Elle magazine poll, the new generation of French women are rejecting going topless while sunbathing.
Sep 8, 2014 3:01PM ET
Not to be outdone by the NFL's jaw-dropping news, the NCAA has restored Penn State's football postseason eligibility in an unexpected announcement Monday.
Sep 8, 2014 12:29PM ET
A whole lot of punters are already placing bets on the baby's name, among other things (hair color, weight, whether the royal baby will actually be royal babies).
Sep 8, 2014 10:56AM ET
Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson will sell his interest in the team, following the release of a racist email he sent in August 2012.
Sep 7, 2014 4:37PM ET
And if cash spilling out of his pants wasn't enough, by his mugshot, he would've been easy to identify.
Sep 5, 2014 10:10AM ET
The Economist retracts its review of a non-fiction book on slavery after being criticized for arguing that it's somehow biased to acknowledge that slaves were victims of ... slavery.
Sep 3, 2014 1:53PM ET
Joan Rivers has been relocated into a private room at Mt. Sinai Hospital.