Nov 27, 2012 6:13PM ET
GOP leaders are already hinting at possible candidates for president in 2016. One exhausted commenter wonders if perpetual presidential jockeying has become an existentialist nightmare.
Nov 27, 2012 12:58PM ET
Lottery officials, reveling in a master plan to goose jackpots, just announced that the next Powerball jackpot will be at least $500 million — and with more than 24 hours to go before the drawing, it could go even higher than that.
Nov 27, 2012 11:13AM ET
Marvin Miller, the man who turned baseball players from lowly seasonal employees into the highest-paid players in all of sports, has passed away after a year-long fight against cancer.
Nov 27, 2012 9:29AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Nov 27, 2012 1:16AM ET
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo compared Hurricane Sandy to Hurricane Katrina during a press conference while trying to ask for more federal aid, and maybe that wasn't the best idea.
Nov 27, 2012 12:04AM ET
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice took the initiative to invite John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte to sit down and speak with her Tuesday like reasonable adults about her controversial comments on the Benghazi attacks. They all said yes.
Nov 26, 2012 11:00PM ET
The Washington Post's editorial board came out in support of Washington and Colorado's decision to legalize weed on Monday night.
Nov 26, 2012 9:45PM ET
A federal mediator was removed from working on solving the NHL and the player association's many issues only two hours after being appointed to the job after hockey fans found his Twitter feed and discovered he was a fan of a particularly vulgar hashtag.
Nov 26, 2012 5:26PM ET
With pot legalization taking hold in Colorado and Washington after Election Day, marijuana proponents are pushing to make weed legal in New York, Rhode Island, Montana, and a slew of other states. But they'll face stiff resistance from the feds — and ambivalence from growers.
Nov 26, 2012 4:08PM ET
So ... if Tracy Morgan goes on a rant again and tells people that he'd stab and kill his son for being gay, the AP will just call it "anti-gay." And forget about "ethnic cleansing" and "Islamophobia" — those won't exist in the new stylebook either.
Nov 26, 2012 12:40PM ET
The latest in childhood-party research seems to indicate that those inflatable moments of joy — apparently more popular than ever — now point to serious moments of injury.
Nov 26, 2012 9:59AM ET
The warden at his detention center denied the Times request to interview Nakoula Basseley Nakoula in person, so he delivered written responses through his lawyer instead. But the story does provide plenty of new background about how he duped actors and financial backers into helping to make his movie.
Nov 26, 2012 9:23AM ET
Warren Buffett on taxing the ultra-rich, William D. Cohan on Jon Corzine, Dennis Ross on the Middle East, John Vidal on climate change, and E.J. Dionne on the Catholic Church.
Nov 26, 2012 9:19AM ET
Nov 25, 2012 12:52PM ET
Eagle-eyed parade fans noticed something strange when the confetti rained down at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday: that some of the confetti was poorly shredded police documents with important information on it.
Nov 25, 2012 11:52AM ET
Guess which side of the gay marriage debate Morgan Freeman's beautiful voice is on. You get three chances. We'll give you some time to weigh your options. Did you guess that he supports it? Because, duh.
Nov 23, 2012 3:37PM ET
Walmart employees were threatening to bring holiday shopping to its knees by striking on the busiest shopping day of the year to show their demand for a better working conditions. So, how did it go?
Nov 23, 2012 9:58AM ET
We don't want to jump the gun or anything, but this Black Friday seems to be pretty civil? There's an unsettling lack of mayhem happening on the craziest shopping day of the year.
Nov 22, 2012 4:38PM ET
There's a movement growing that says we should get rid of the Ames Straw Poll. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was the first person to say that this thing has got to go, and now other politicians are agreeing with him.
Nov 22, 2012 12:54PM ET
Before you yell at us for defying the whole spirit of Thanksgiving, hear us out. Family is great and wonderful and they provide for us and love us unconditionally, but sometimes you need to get away from them. Family, frankly, can be annoying.
Nov 22, 2012 10:21AM ET
You're watching this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade because that's what you're supposed to do while mom and dad cook, and football hasn't started yet. The floats are a bit unspectacular this year, so we've gone into the archives and assembled our own parade from years past.
Nov 21, 2012 5:47PM ET
If you thought an icky sex scandal would damage the selling power of all those furry, red, loveable Elmo toys this holiday shopping season, you underestimated the selling power of Sesame Street's all-time best-seller.
Nov 21, 2012 5:20PM ET
The number of LSAT tests administered dropped from 45,169 last October to 37,780 this October—a decline of 16.4 percent, ad the lowest since 1999.
Nov 21, 2012 3:42PM ET
Just in time for the holiday travel rush, the T.S.A. is facing perhaps its most public pat-down gross-out yet.
Nov 21, 2012 3:00PM ET
You had to know this was coming. ESPN has paid a whopping $6 billion to broadcast the new college-football playoff games — the ones that Obama was so keen to tell you about during the campaign.
Nov 21, 2012 11:33AM ET
In news that will satisfy anyone interested in the CIA talking points about the Benghazi attacks who is not Senator John McCain, intelligence officials are now saying that the changes were measured choices made by ... intelligence officials, not the White House.
Nov 21, 2012 11:03AM ET
San Francisco's ban on fully-naked people may be on, but the half-monty photos will always endure.
Nov 21, 2012 10:49AM ET
Despite pitting two animals against one another in a Facebook contest to choose the National Thanksgiving Turkey, the president will still pardon both birds—Cobbler and his alternate Gobbler—per the White House.
Nov 21, 2012 10:21AM ET
The Dutch have done away with their silly weed-pass rule, which would have banned tourists from smoking legal dope in their "coffee shops" without a locals-only "cannabis card."
Nov 21, 2012 9:52AM ET
Police had to resort to pepper-spray after a procedural move by Mayor Cory Booker caused angry citizens to storm the stage in protest—and should cause tremors in a possible fight against Chris Christie.