Reporter happens to witness rescue.
A centuries-old heirloom Bible has found its way back into family hands thanks to a dedicated Goodwill employee.
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge against a strict gun law that “makes it difficult for residents to get a license to carry a concealed handgun in public.”
Earlier reports that the fire which broke out at Boston’s JFK presidential library was connected to the bombing in Boston this afternoon may have been “premature.”
After completing his final performance with REM, a teary-eyed Michael Stipe quietly mouthed, “Hooray, we’re done.”
Toronto Police are looking for four women who raped a Toronto man last month after offering him a ride home from a club.
It’s hard not to describe any tale of Holocaust survival as amazing, but this one is particularly remarkable.
According to a report published in the New York Times, Rutgers officials “knew about Mike Rice’s bad behavior well before seeing it on video last year.”
Approximately 50 residents of Jamaica, Queens, “engaged in a three-hour standoff with police in riot gear last night after a violent drug bust outside a local housing project.”
The AP style guide now says the term should only be used to describe someone who thinks society should follow the rules of Islam.
Nate Silver writes, “The remaining senators who have not taken the opportunity yet may have good political reasons for it, and may wait some time before they do.”
Bad photographs are a corrupting influence upon the imagination. They tell us lies about the world—pernicious, photoshopped lies—which make the real world, the only one we ever really have, seem bland and boring by comparison.
Aydan Dunnigan-Vickruck on how dance inspires us, and reveals a deeper universal consciousness.
“So I say to you tonight, friends: The best defense against bullshit is vigilance. So, if you smell something, say something.”–Jon Stewart, in his last episode of the Daily Show
As the last traces of moisture are sucked from the soil by the ferocious summer temperatures. The grasses and wild flowers take on striking geometric forms.
The Atlantic checks out Aspen Ideas Festival’s ideas on law enforcement.
On my worst days? I can’t leave my apartment. I ugly cry like there’s no tomorrow. And there’s a crushing weight on my chest, making it difficult to breathe, let alone function like the adult I’m supposed to be.
One month ago, my dad left our physical world to be with us from the other side. He was a good man and the best dad I could have hoped for.
Rejection may not be a lot of fun, but it can offer a huge payoff if you know how to handle it.
It’s not political correctness gone wrong or an attack on freedom of speech. It’s a call-to-action to empower those on the margins to have an equal role in authoring our National and global story.
I am not broken. I’m not trying to be fully fixed either, but I am continuing the search, asking the questions, following the feel that goes deep inside to places I would rather not look.
Mental illness. Physical illness. Why do we react to and treat them so differently? And what harm does that do?
After 14 years of marriage, Chris Farley Ratcliffe reflects on the 14 most important lessons he has learned.
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.