This roundup of the state of the crisis in Japan following Friday's earthquake will be updated throughout the day. How many deaths have resulted from the quake? Early Monday morning (local time), ...
Julianne Moore is going to play Sarah Palin in HBO's new flick about Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign. "Game Change" is based on Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's 2010 book about the 2008 ...
Almost two years ago I asked the question, "Do Solar Storms Threaten Life as We Know it?" The answer then and even more so now could very well be a scary "yes" - even within the next few years - as an ...
O.K., I'll admit it. When I was a kid, I'd wake myself up multiple times on nights with snow in the forecast to dial 936-1212. My anticipation for the latest forecast would build as I heard that ...
The Office of Personnel Management plans to give certain military spouses expanded benefits from special federal hiring provisions. Spouses may now get federal jobs without going through the regular ...
Between our Blackberries, iPhones and laptops, we all know the line between work and home life has gotten pretty blurred. But are those intrusions by work into our supposed downtime bad for us? A new ...
NPR has not been having the best public relations year. And a new video recorded by James O'Keefe (he of undercover dressed-as-a-pimp fame) will not change that pattern. A sting operation has two ...
Ben Bonk, a top CIA official who played a key role in Moammar Gaddafi’s renunciation of weapons of mass destruction, died quietly at his home in McLean on Feb. 26. He was 56 and had skin cancer, a ...
I’ve been listening to the conservative arguments against public-employee unions for the last few weeks, and it’s left me with one big question: Why aren’t more conservatives ferocious supporters of ...
It was August of 2006 when Dalia Ziada, a young Egyptian writer, discovered her favorite comic-book action hero. He trumpeted justice. He preached of nonviolent pressure. And he had dreams of a ...
Senate Democrats on Friday introduced their plan for keeping the federal government funded through September, with a vote on the measure as well as a House-passed proposal expected to come as early as ...
You didn't really think DreamWorks was just going to let the mighty Shrek franchise retire after a mere four films and 3-billion bucks at the box office, didja? In November, DreamWorks Animation and ...