Justice’s Death Could Derail Major Court Cases

Republican senators may delay confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor, but any postponement might have severe impacts on pending cases.

Young Parisians ‘Feel The Bern’

The democratic socialist message voiced by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont resonates with young people in France dissatisfied with the current power structure.

Court Vacancy Could Raise Election Stakes

A GOP pledge to block President Obama from nominating a successor to Justice Scalia could have a huge impact on 2016 and beyond.

Finding EHarmony In The Age Of Tinder

The 16-year-old dating site is growing in the age of Tinder by attracting people looking to establish comparatively more-serious relationships.

Streaming And VR The Biggest Things In Digital

The last day of the Digital Entertainment World expo featured a big announcement and more excitement about streaming and virtual reality.

The FDA’s Chronic Recruitment Problem

An infectious-disease expert says the FDA needs to work harder to recruit and keep young scientists, convincing them the agency does not stifle good work.

Obama To Welcome Southeast Asian Leaders

The summit will be held at Sunnylands, the same California estate where the U.S. president hosted China’s Xi Jinping in in 2013.
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Bush, Trump Spar On National Security

Jeb Bush at Saturday night's GOP debate in South Carolina said he's fed up with what he sees as Donald Trump's uninformed opinions on serious issues.

China’s Central Bank Head Breaks Silence On Yuan

Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan says China has enough foreign-exchange assets to fulfill its trade commitments and defend the stability of its currency.

Iranian Oil Begins To Flow West

The French energy giant Total will soon receive its first delivery of 2 million barrels of oil as a result of the lifting of sanctions on Iran.

Campaigning For The Democratic Party’s Soul

What was supposed to be a coronation turned into a battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for control of an increasingly liberal party.

The Rise And Fall Of ‘Boomtown, USA’

A recent oil rush — and the accompanying avalanche of money — has reshaped Williston, North Dakota. But what becomes of a boomtown as crude prices collapse?