Three of America's four largest airlines — American, United, and Delta — have teamed up with the labor unions representing their workers to form a coalition called Americans for Fair Skies, which is demanding US government action against three major airlines based in the Persian Gulf that are cheating on existing international agreements.
On Thursday, the House did something truly surprising: it passed legislation fixing the way Medicare pays doctors.
On Friday morning, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid took to Twitter to announce that he won't be running for reelection.
1. Proxy war Yemeni men loyal to the Houthis brandish their weapons on March 26, 2015 during a gathering in Sana.
The gender gap in reading is huge. And it's biggest in Finland, home to students who are internationally renowned for performing well on standardized tests, as this chart from the Brookings Institution shows: (Brookings Institution) Girls in Finland are so good at reading that they are carrying a chunk of the nation's academic reputation entirely on their shoulders.
For about two weeks now, Democrats have been steamed about Sen. Tom Cotton's letter to the Iranian leadership, clearly meant to undermine President Obama's ongoing nuclear talks with Iran and perhaps his presidential authority over foreign policy.
Wikileaks has leaked a chapter related to investment from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating right now.
Look alive people: iced coffee season is here. We think. Yes, it's here because it is very warm on the East Coast today.
In public, Scott Walker says he doesn't support "amnesty." In private — at least at one private dinner in New Hampshire (according to the Wall Street Journal) — Scott Walker said unauthorized immigrants should be allowed to, eventually, apply for citizenship.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, chair of the House GOP conference, took to Facebook to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act by asking to hear real-life horror stories from real people.
According to a report by the progressive research center Media Matters, New York City television stations give disproportionate coverage to crimes involving black suspects.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) declared a public health emergency and approved a 30-day needle-exchange program to combat a growing HIV epidemic in part of the state.
The chaos in Yemen has, in the last few days, gone from bad to much, much worse. The president, after a brief disappearance, appears to be in Saudi Arabia. Rebels control the capital city.
Rihanna dropped the second single from her upcoming eighth studio album on Thursday, March 26, 2015, after almost 24 hours of hype.
The latest theory about the French Alps airline crash is that it was deliberate. The prosecutor investigating the tragedy said cockpit recordings revealed that the flight's co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz, had "an intention to destroy this aircraft." Every time one of these incidents occurs — and they are extremely rare — a question arises in media coverage: Are airlines taking enough precautions to check the mental health of their pilots?
In public, Scott Walker says he doesn't support "amnesty." In private — at least at one private dinner in New Hampshire (according to the Wall Street Journal) — Scott Walker says that unauthorized immigrants should be allowed to, eventually, apply for citizenship.
Marijuana arrests fell sharply after Colorado voters legalized pot in 2012, but black residents are still being penalized for the drug at disproportionate rates.
Buffalo Bill. Doc Holiday. Calamity Jane. If there's one thing that unites the celebrities of the Wild West, it's crazy nicknames.
If you're not watching obscure cable network Pivot's Arctic-set mystery series Fortitude — and the ratings suggest you aren't — you're missing out on one of TV's most propulsive, addictive shows.
In late 2014, both The Wonder Years and WKRP in Cincinnati finally came out on complete series DVD sets.