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Aug 28, 2014 6:27PM ET
The choreographed arrests were organized to push President Obama to stop the deportations of Central American children and keep families together.
Aug 28, 2014 6:17PM ET
Six plaintiffs are suing the Ferguson and St. Louis County police forces, alleging that the officers' arrests and use of tear gas and rubber bullets violated their civil rights.
Aug 28, 2014 5:58PM ET
With Knee Defenders at the center of travel firestorm, Ira Goldman says his invention is a response to the airlines, not to other passengers.
Aug 28, 2014 3:12PM ET
"A first offense will be subject to a suspension of six weeks without pay," Commissioner Goodell said. A, second, will result in "banishment."
Aug 28, 2014 1:19PM ET
"I know people who can put a bomb on you,” Tsarnaeva allegedly said.
Aug 28, 2014 11:45AM ET
Ahmed Khalaf Al-Dulaimi on the threat of ISIL to Iraqis, Nicholas Kristof on American racial prejudice, Rand Paul on U.S. foreign policy, Haaretz on Gaza's economy, and Philip Stephens on Scottish independence.
Aug 28, 2014 11:43AM ET
Think Congress is unpopular? More governors than senators could go down in defeat this November.
Aug 27, 2014 7:53PM ET
In fact, the USC athletic department is now calling the story a "complete fabrication."
Aug 27, 2014 4:40PM ET
The Hamptons are running out of rosé. This is not a drill. Proceed to your nearest liquor store.
Aug 27, 2014 1:14PM ET
Army officials identified the shooter at Fort Lee as Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014 11:02AM ET
A military jet has crashed in rural western Virginia, the Associated Press has reported.
Aug 27, 2014 10:32AM ET
Thomas Graham on Vladimir Putin, Richard Haass on Assad as partner, Erwin Chemerinsky on SCOTUS and police, Clint Hinote on ISIL's leader, and Rami G. Khouri on Gaza.
Aug 27, 2014 9:08AM ET
Jon Stewart came back from a two-week vacation to weigh in on the right-wing network's clueless commentary.
Aug 26, 2014 4:18PM ET
We met more than a dozen protestors on the frontlines of Ferguson, Missouri, and allowed them to speak for themselves.
Aug 26, 2014 4:08PM ET
While reports first indicated that Josh Shaw sprained both his ankles rescuing a nephew, others are now questioning his story.
Aug 26, 2014 2:11PM ET
I approached the Arby's cautiously and from the west. Outside was an all-caps sign that read "WE HAVE THE MEATS," an invitation to my own demise.
Aug 26, 2014 12:10PM ET
Amy Davidson on Assad as a partner, Bloomberg View on Afghanistan vs. Iraq, USA Today on police cameras, The Financial Times on Ebola, and Michael Gerson on Obama's seeming aloofness.
Aug 26, 2014 7:02AM ET
What's thought to be an audio recording of the shooting death of Michael Brown reportedly reveals that there were two distinct volleys of gunfire from Officer Darren Wilson's weapon.
Aug 25, 2014 5:56PM ET
Approximately 90 percent of California residents don't have earthquake insurance, a particularly alarming number given that California is known for earthquakes.
Aug 25, 2014 5:30PM ET
After California's 6.0 earthquake this weekend, concerns have reemerged about a potentially neglected nuclear power plant.
Aug 25, 2014 4:35PM ET
The shooter, a soldier whose name is currently being withheld per Department of Defense policy, entered U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command Headquarters just before 9 a.m. with the gun.
Aug 25, 2014 4:01PM ET
The world is abuzz with news of a massive secret menu sandwich at Arby's. Here's what you need to know.
Aug 25, 2014 3:31PM ET
In the execution of Clayton Lockett this past spring, the process went awry, and officials closed the blinds on witnesses, including journalists.
Aug 25, 2014 1:34PM ET
In a study by The NPD Group, they determined that more than half of Americans eat alone. Breakfast is the loneliest meal of the day, with sixty percent of people eating by themselves.
Aug 25, 2014 1:24PM ET
The Texas governor's legal team is now formally fighting his charges in court.
Aug 25, 2014 12:55PM ET
Ron Prosor on Qatar and terrorism, Cass R. Sunstein on immigration, Ammar Abdulhamid on Syria, Charles Krauthammer on Iraq, and Michelle Chen on youth imprisonment.
Aug 25, 2014 10:21AM ET
Michael Brown's funeral begins at 11:00 a.m., EST and the service will be streamed online.
Aug 25, 2014 9:37AM ET
The Fort Lee Combined Arms Support Center in Virginia was placed on lockdown due to an active shooter on the premises. Just before 10 a.m., soldiers report an "all clear."
Aug 25, 2014 9:24AM ET
The Wire spoke with three companies designing and making these cameras — Taser, Vievu, and Vidcie — to understand the inner workings of their possibly game-changing accessories.
Aug 24, 2014 2:08PM ET
An American journalist kidnapped nearly two years ago has been freed in Syria and handed over to UN representatives, after Qatari mediation helped lead to his release.