Obama announces full diplomatic relations with Cuba - VIDEO: Will GOP block Obama's Cuba agenda?

By Fox / July 1, 2015

Smoak Hits 2 Homers, Jays Rout Red Sox 11-2 on Canada Day

Smoak homers from both sides of plate, Jays hit 5 HRs in 11-2 rout of Red Sox on Canada Day

By ABC / July 1, 2015

Child Labor in America 100 Years Ago

At the start of the 20th century, labor in America was in short supply, and laws concerning the employment...

By Alan / July 1, 2015


Why Obama Gave a Christian Speech Without Mentioning Jesus

Over the weekend I explained why I thought Barack Obama’s “Grace” speech, in eulogy for Rev. Clementa...

By James / July 1, 2015

Too Many Kids

Erica Oliver has worked for the Atlantic City School District for a decade, teaching first grade and a few reading...

By Morgan / July 1, 2015

Daniel Angster: Racially-Charged Texas Radio Host Michael Berry Renews Friendship With Ted Cruz

Texas-based radio host Michael Berry, whose racially-charged comments regularly draw widespread criticism,...

By Media / July 1, 2015


Overtime Gets a Break

On Monday evening, President Obama took to the Huffington Post to announce that he would more than double...

By Adam / July 1, 2015

The American Dream: Personal Optimists, National Pessimists

You can barely open a newspaper these days without reading how the American Dream is dying—hobbled...

By Don / July 1, 2015

The Dilemma of Math

ASPEN, Colo.—During the second world war, the Army Air Corps came to a mathematician named Abraham...

By Yoni / July 1, 2015


Hillary Clinton Emails Reveal Fax Machine Ineptitude, Tough Plane Choices

The State Department has released 3,000 more pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails while she was Secretary...

By Don / July 1, 2015

Why is Donald Trump surging in early polls?

Trump's name recognition and high visibility may be the reason for his meteoric rise in national and state...

By Christian / July 1, 2015

Valerie Jarrett: Why Should Obama Bear the Burden of Talking About Race?

ASPEN, Colo.–On the main stage Wednesday at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen...

By Conor / July 1, 2015


Boy Chained up With Dead Chicken Around Neck Tells His Story

Young boy cuffed to porch with dead chicken around neck says abuser wasn't jailed long enough

By ABC / July 1, 2015

Conservatives Conquer the Export-Import Bank

Conservatives have had a rough start to the summer: Republican appointees on the Supreme Court helped...

By Russell / July 1, 2015

County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas isn't ruling out a run for L.A. mayor

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said Wednesday he has not dismissed the notion of...

By David / July 1, 2015


The Burning and Re-Burning of Mt. Zion Church

The Reverend Alice Parson Wright’s first thought when she heard that a church near hers in Greeleyville,...

By David / July 1, 2015

The American Dream is Suffering, but Americans are Satisfied: 15 Charts

The American Dream is dead. Again. Or so goes the constant refrain in these days of polarizing politics...

By Sean / July 1, 2015

MSNBC Ratings Continue Free Fall in Second Quarter

MSNBC continued its ratings free-fall in the second quarter with negative year-to-year comparisons in all major...

By Don / July 1, 2015


3 Takeaways on Leadership from Bree Newsome's Bold Protest

Her bravery and pluck have inspired countless Americans--and serve as a reminder that regular people...

By Christina / July 1, 2015

How to Change Your Mindset to See Problems as Opportunities

Dwelling on problems causes stress and hampers productivity. What if you could train your brain to see problems...

By Jayson / July 1, 2015

The Persuasive Genius of One of America's Most Important Revolutionaries

Thomas Paine's 1776 pamphlet "Common Sense" proved to be the strongest call to action mobilizing Americans...

By Ilan / July 1, 2015


Vice President Biden on Cuba relationship: 'Restoring relations with Cuba is about advancing our interests and beginning a new chapter with our neighbors. This is a game-changer' - @VP

Vice President Biden on Cuba relationship: 'Restoring relations with Cuba is about advancing our interests...

By Rebecca / July 1, 2015

Dark Horse Deploys Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Comic Book

On November 4, Dark Horse Comics will be releasing a Call of Duty: Black Ops III prequel comic book by writer...

By Joshua / July 1, 2015

9 Tricks to Help You Master Apple Music

The new music service has been criticized for being overly complicated, but here are some tips to help...

By Alex / July 1, 2015


ADP: US businesses step up hiring in June to 237,000

U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer...

By Associated / July 1, 2015

An Inside Look at How Hillary Clinton Plays the Media

On Tuesday night, the State Department released some 3,000 pages of emails between Hillary Clinton and her aides...

By Daniel / July 1, 2015

US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

A three-judge panel ruled 2-to-1 that a lower-court judge correctly found Apple Inc. violated the law to upset...

By Associated / July 1, 2015