Jun 30, 2012 10:43AM ET
A heat wave coupled with thunder showers and high winds wreaked havoc across eight states Friday evening, and in the aftermath millions have been left without power and four people are reported dead.
Jun 29, 2012 7:00PM ET
At the Aspen Ideas Festival, we're asking the jet-setting attendees one big question a day. Today: What's your most embarrassing experience?
Jun 29, 2012 4:17PM ET
Did you visit The Drudge Report yesterday to get the latest breaking news on the Obamacare decision? We were mainly focused on CNN (big mistake) but if you stopped by Matt Drudge's breaking news site, you were not alone.
Jun 29, 2012 12:46PM ET
Today in Sports: A military salute at the NBA Draft, Maryland cuts back on sports, and Sid the Kid isn't going anywhere.
Jun 29, 2012 12:33PM ET
A former dean at Purdue University has withdrawn a pledge of $1 million to the school in protest of the Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' appointment to be the school's next president
Jun 29, 2012 9:41AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Jun 29, 2012 9:29AM ET
George Will on the conservative court victory, Jonathan Chait on Roberts's long game, Peggy Noonan on Obama's good day, Jack Shafer on CNN's screw-up, and Jeffrey Goldberg on work-life balance.
Jun 29, 2012 9:24AM ET
In what's probably the worst sex assault scandal in the U.S. military in the last 20 years, Air force officials have determined that 31 women have been identified as victims of sexual misconduct and assault at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
Jun 29, 2012 8:22AM ET
United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan says he "optimistic" that international talks in Geneva this weekend will end with "an acceptable result" for the Syrian peace process despite little evidence that this peace plan will do any better than the last one.
Jun 29, 2012 5:44AM ET
A solider at Fort Bragg in North Carolina shot and killed a fellow soldier on Thursday before trying to kill himself.
Jun 28, 2012 5:14PM ET
With the big news out of the Supreme Court today it's not surprising that debates raged in our comments section.
Jun 28, 2012 2:37PM ET
"I tell you what – I never saw that coming, would you?" wrote Brian Edwards. Well, we wouldn't have. But then again, no one--gay or straight--really expects their wedding pictures will end up in a political smear campaign arguing that your wedding is immoral.
Jun 28, 2012 9:43AM ET
Jun 28, 2012 9:39AM ET
It turns out that the very viral "Jew-Hating Elmo" is actually more disturbing than a cute Sesame Street character engaging in an anti-Semitic rant. That Elmo is a guy named "Adam Sandler" who's banned from Cambodia for his "Welcome to Rape Camp" pornographic website.
Jun 28, 2012 9:34AM ET
Ezra Klein on Republicans and health care, Sallie Krawcheck on women in finance, Michael Gerson on Romney's immigration strategy, Dambisa Moyo on China's African investment, and Michael Kinsley on Tom Friedman.
Jun 28, 2012 9:14AM ET
In a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court.
Jun 28, 2012 7:46AM ET
A military transport plane that crashed in 1952 was discovered frozen in the ice on Colony Glacier in Alaska.
Jun 28, 2012 5:05AM ET
Update: Curry didn't do much to sugarcoat her disappointment during her very emotional on-air goodbye, and she focused on her love for viewers. "This is not as I expected -- to ever leave this couch after 15 years."
Jun 27, 2012 5:36PM ET
It's being reported that Peter Madoff, who worked with his Ponzi scheming brother Bernie, will be pleading guilty tomorrow to two federal charges, face 10 years in jail, and give up some $143.1 billion—assuming he has that much.
Jun 27, 2012 1:17PM ET
Today in Sports: Sailing comes back to TV, college football gets a playoff, and a truly horrible umpiring call.
Jun 27, 2012 9:29AM ET
Jun 27, 2012 9:18AM ET
John Podhoretz on Nora Ephron, George Will on the Eighth Amendment, Reps. Nadler, Markey, and Thompson on port security, Thomas Hazlett on the iPhone's fifth birthday, and Jeffrey Rosen on the Supreme Court's Arizona ruling.
Jun 27, 2012 7:36AM ET
In a highly symbolic moment once thought "unthinkable", Queen Elizabeth traveled to Northern Ireland on Wednesday and met with Deputy Prime Minister Martin McGuinness, a former commander in the Irish Republican Army.
Jun 26, 2012 5:32PM ET
A San Francisco mother mobilized police and the Internet at large to help find her missing 22-year-old son this week, but it turns out, his phone had just died. Sure, it makes for easy jokes about helicoptering moms, but in this case, the son did give her good cause to worry.
Jun 26, 2012 4:25PM ET
Following reports of Memorial Day weekend murders and violence during regular weekends in the Windy City, it really comes as no surprise to read in The New York Times that Chicago is having a terrible 2012, as far as its murder rate goes.
Jun 26, 2012 12:46PM ET
Today in Sports: A title for Arizona, a swimming rivalry in the making, and boos for White Sox fan Barack Obama.
Jun 26, 2012 12:04PM ET
A study by two online security companies found that sophisticated crime-rings are stealing tens of millions of dollars by hacking bank computers.
Jun 26, 2012 10:47AM ET
The couple that many would say never should have been is no longer. John Edwards and Rielle Hunter are splitsville.
Jun 26, 2012 10:38AM ET
Jun 26, 2012 9:29AM ET
Noah Feldman on reading the Supreme Court, Fouad Ajami on the Muslim Brotherhood, Dana Milbank on immigration, Joe Nocera on Madoff's victims, and Ramesh Ponnuru on Romney's VP.