Jun 4, 2012 5:42PM ET
Today in sports: Bill Maher buys his favorite team, a NFL rookie is already in trouble, and the future of baseball is on display.
Jun 4, 2012 4:09PM ET
In the Tampa Bay Times' analysis of 200 cases of Florida's "stand your ground" law, this finding stands out: "people who killed a black person walked free 73 percent of the time, while those who killed a white person went free 59 percent of the time."
Jun 4, 2012 3:35PM ET
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Jun 4, 2012 2:34PM ET
Seeing as how he's repeatedly defended the stop-and-frisk program and low-level pot arrests, we didn't expect New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to come out in favor of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to partially decriminalize pot.
Jun 4, 2012 12:51PM ET
The City University of New York's project on 1940s New York launched today charting 1940's census information ...ooooh my gosh $30 dollar rents!
Jun 4, 2012 9:33AM ET
Fred Hiatt on presidential leadership and the deficit, William D. Cohan on Facebook's small investors, Anne Applebaum on the Diamond Jubilee, Preet Bharara on combating cybercrime, and Juliette Kayyem on writing columns.
Jun 4, 2012 9:10AM ET
The New York Times' coverage of a proposed $1-per-pack tobacco tax increase in California raises an incongruity with the state's reputation as tough on tobacco: It has, for now, some of the cheapest cigarettes in the country.
Jun 4, 2012 8:12AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Jun 4, 2012 6:20AM ET
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said he wants to stop police from arresting people for possessing small amounts of marijuana, a plan that won't sit will with New York City's mayor.
Jun 3, 2012 3:43PM ET
George Zimmerman turned himself over to Orlando police Sunday afternoon, ending any confusion over whether or not he would flee.
Jun 3, 2012 11:39AM ET
While President Obama was attending a series of fundraisers in Minnesota on Friday, he made the unexpected decision to pardon an (adorable) criminal he met at one of the functions.
Jun 2, 2012 1:18PM ET
An Orlando judge revoked George Zimmerman's bond yesterday and ordered him to return to jail. ThinkProgress obtained the prosecutors' motion that shows exactly how the Zimmermans deceived the court, and how their phone conversations while he was in jail busted them.
Jun 1, 2012 4:40PM ET
For centuries, some insults have been considered so offensive that a plaintiff didn’t have to prove harm in a defamation lawsuit—"gay" included.
Jun 1, 2012 4:29PM ET
"CDC does not know of a virus or condition that would reanimate the dead (or one that would present zombie-like symptoms)." [Huffington Post]
Jun 1, 2012 4:25PM ET
Inspired by The New York Times' exposé on Obama's "secret 'kill list,'" we collected some of the best pieces of watchdog journalism on Obama's national security policies.
Jun 1, 2012 3:56PM ET
Connecticut became the 17th state to make medical marijuana legal on Friday, but before New Yorkers with headaches and back pain jump on the first Metro North see a doctor, you should know: This is a far less forgiving law that in other states.
Jun 1, 2012 2:29PM ET
The judge in George Zimmerman's second-degree murder case revoked his bond on Friday, saying he misrepresented his financial status in his original bond hearing last month.
Jun 1, 2012 1:55PM ET
There's a further gender gap in media, and this one extends beyond the bylines themselves.
Jun 1, 2012 11:47AM ET
This morning, during his regular Friday radio appearance, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended his public health policies in the wake of the uproar accompanying his big-soda ban.
Jun 1, 2012 10:21AM ET
After learning how much was lacking in John Edwards — lack of character, lack of what we need in a leader and, more personally, in a husband and father, lack of a certain kind of humanity — his criminal trial came down to a lack of evidence.
Jun 1, 2012 9:52AM ET
Michael Bloomberg's plan to outlaw giant sodas in New York City has divided the town and the nation, but probably not in the way many people expected.
Jun 1, 2012 8:17AM ET
Jun 1, 2012 6:37AM ET
Nancy Reagan hosted the Romneys in her house yesterday, then offered her (and "Ronnie's") support for the Republican nominee.
Jun 1, 2012 6:03AM ET
According to a new book, excerpted in The New York Times today, the United States has been quietly waging a secret cyber war designed to take down the Iranian nuclear program.
May 31, 2012 4:47PM ET
There's a delightful little post on The New Yorker's Page-Turner blog in which author Thomas Beller has his iPhone stolen by kids in New Orleans that reminded us of a delightful little New York Times essay from 2006 in which Thomas Beller dropped his iPod on New York City subway tracks.
May 31, 2012 2:45PM ET
"While I do not belive I did anything illegal… I did an awful, awful lot that is wrong," Edwards said outside the courtroom after a jury acquitted him of one count and the judge declared a mistrial on the other five.
May 31, 2012 1:59PM ET
"Mr. President, as you gaze at this portrait, you can ask yourself, 'What would George do?'"
May 31, 2012 1:15PM ET
A Federal Appeals court in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that the Defense of Marriage Act violates the Constitution by denying federal benefits to same-sex couples and though it's a narrow ruling, it's still a victory for same-sex marriage advocates as the case makes its way ever-closer to the Supreme Court.
May 31, 2012 1:08PM ET
Even though money sits at the heart of the most fundamental human issues, we fear talking about it, quite possibly making money issues, including pay equity, worse.
May 31, 2012 11:46AM ET
Reading Bloomberg View Thursday morning, it's easy to imagine that like Newsweek, the site had gone retro in tribute to Mad Men with Amity Shlaes' column on sexual harassment sounding a little too much like throwback to the pre-enlightenment world of the AMC show.