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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.
Aug 24, 2014 8:02AM ET
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook the northern San Francisco Bay area early Sunday.
Aug 23, 2014 3:22PM ET
Thousands gathered to the scene of Eric Garner's death on Staten Island for a peaceful protest.
Aug 23, 2014 9:01AM ET
A St. Louis County Police veteran has been suspended after a video surfaces in which he rants about Muslims, "undocumented President Barack Obama and being "into diversity — I kill everybody."
Aug 23, 2014 7:58AM ET
In a third straight night of calm in Ferguson, protesters and police alike hope violent clashes are behind them.
Aug 22, 2014 7:22PM ET
Shield of Hope is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which means future donations will now be tax deductible.
Aug 22, 2014 6:38PM ET
The paper's editorial board announced Friday that they will no longer use the word "Redskin" on their op-ed page.
Aug 22, 2014 2:31PM ET
The bees have been safely transported to a beefarm, along with the 17 honeycombs they had produced in the ceiling.
Aug 22, 2014 1:35PM ET
Nearly 34 years after killing John Lennon, Mark David Chapman is awaiting the verdict of his latest parole hearing.
Aug 22, 2014 11:55AM ET
Two firefighters were injured during the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday in Kentucky.
Aug 22, 2014 10:33AM ET
David Ignatius on ISIL, Paul Krugman on inflation, Financial Times on jihadism, Daniel Gordis on Israel, Alec MacGillis on policing.
Aug 22, 2014 10:03AM ET
The two German artists who swapped them for all-white flags have handed the originals back to America.
Aug 22, 2014 9:51AM ET
GlobalPost, Foley's employer, says they only received two communications from the terrorist group, one of which came last week.
Aug 22, 2014 9:07AM ET
The report doesn't say anything about what happened, and it wasn't reviewed by a supervisor until 10 days after Michael Brown died. It was given final approval on August 20.
Aug 22, 2014 8:25AM ET
Beyond funding, the scholarship will also provide a mentoring program. The program will be staffed by Foley's family and friends.
Aug 21, 2014 4:11PM ET
Sotloff was taken hostage on August 4, 2013 by ISIL, but his disappearance was subject to a media blackout until now.
Aug 21, 2014 2:01PM ET
The State Department has reportedly banned diplomats from participating in the ubiquitous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Aug 21, 2014 12:15PM ET
A reworking of The Sound of Music's "My Favorite Things," the track features Hill twisting the familiar melody with lyrics that cut deep.
Aug 21, 2014 11:32AM ET
With the Islamic State having killed one American hostage and threatening to kill another, The Wire spoke with Gary Sick, who served on the White House team during the Iranian hostage crisis.
Aug 21, 2014 11:06AM ET
Charles Lane on Ferguson, Marc Champion on James Foley, Robin Wright on Iraq, Dean Starkman on Wall Street, and Deborah E. Lipstadt on anti-semitism.
Aug 21, 2014 10:36AM ET
American teens are having fewer babies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week, finding that teenage sexual activity decreased while use of birth control increased, in 2013.
Aug 21, 2014 8:14AM ET
A night without major incident passed through Ferguson for the first time in a week.
Aug 21, 2014 7:37AM ET
Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical worker who was infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa, is said to have fully recovered and will be released from the hospital today.
Aug 20, 2014 7:51PM ET
Police say they released it in the interests of transparency, though the police union also believes it supports the officers' account of the incident.