RFID Knows When Students Skip School, But At What Cost?
April 20 2013 8:40 AM
Privacy advocates at the Georgia ACLU are concerned about a pilot program to monitor students on Gordon County school buses using RFID badges.
Boston Marathon Bombings Signal A New Media Paradigm
April 19 2013 8:50 PM
Based largely on smartphones and social media, coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings proves we're in a post-media media world.
Should The Reddit Hive-Mind Really Be Investigating Crime?
April 19 2013 1:44 PM
Online sleuths jumped onto many possible Boston bombing suspects that turned out to be false.
Spain's Economic Downtrend Continues
April 18 2013 11:00 AM
An index of leading economic indicators for Europe's fifth-largest economy declined 3 percent -- its first downturn in six months.
What Bombing Suspect? Hasty Report Is No Small Blunder For Zucker-Era CNN
April 17 2013 5:14 PM
Unforgiving Twitter journalists lambasted CNN and John King after they reported that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested.
Baluchistan: Land Of Earthquakes, Poverty, Insurgency, And Natural Resources
April 17 2013 5:46 AM
Baluchistan holds large reserves of gas, as well as gold, cooper, uranium and oil, it also enjoys a 600-mile coastline.
Boston's Good Neighbor: Mr. Rogers Reminds A Shocked Nation To 'Look For The Helpers'
April 16 2013 1:08 PM
Amid the Boston Marathon bombings, meme-makers flooded Facebook and Twitter with words of encouragement courtesy of the late Fred Rogers.
Boston Bombings Began In Mali, Says Muslim Brotherhood Top Figure
April 16 2013 11:28 AM
Conspiracy theorists are running amok around the tragedy. Essam el-Erian rehashes a classic: There's a mystery hand behind it.
Palestinian PM's Resignation Threatens Peace Process
April 13 2013 7:02 PM
Palestinian Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad has resigned in what could be a major blow to peace process negotiations with Israel.
Magnitsky: Russia, US Spar, But Trade Packs Punch
April 13 2013 1:38 PM
Russia released a list of alleged human rights violators after the United States passed the Magnitsky Act, but trade will keep the two together.
Why Washington Can't Fix The Economy
April 13 2013 9:22 AM
It walks like a recession, it sounds like a recession, it looks like a recession ... and it's a recovery?
No, You Can’t Stop IMDb From Publishing Your Age
April 12 2013 3:29 PM
A Seattle jury ruled that IMDb, the Amazon-owned movie portal, did no wrong by publishing the age of actress Junie Hoang.
The Continuing Humanitarian Crisis In Mali
April 12 2013 10:50 AM
Mali doesn't have enough donor aid to meet its needs this year. And it may be running low on foresight, too.
What’s Going On With Al-Qaeda In Syria?
April 10 2013 12:44 PM
A series of announcements this week confirms the link between al-Qaeda and jihadist rebels in Syria, leaving secular FSA fighters in a bind.
No Love Lost For Thatcher In Argentina
April 09 2013 8:47 AM
Margaret Thatcher has been mourned all over the world, but eyes are dry in Argentina due to Falkland Islands disputes.
‘Mad Men’: 5 Of The Most Shocking Moments From Past Seasons [VIDEO]
April 06 2013 8:27 PM
Here are five of the most shocking "Mad Men" moments during the television show's first five seasons.
Why Can't PETA, No-Kill Shelter Advocates Agree?
April 05 2013 6:56 PM
The No Kill Advocacy Center has charged PETA with unnecessarily euthanizing animals.
Roger Ebert And The Day Film Criticism Died
April 05 2013 4:47 PM
Both movies and journalism have irrevocably changed. When Roger Ebert passed away on Thursday, he took film criticism with him.
Meet 3 More Malalas, Fighting For Justice In Pakistan
April 05 2013 2:24 PM
Women's-rights activists Humaira Bachal, Khalida Brohi and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy spoke along with Malala Yousafzai at a conference.
Joseph Kony’s Head Now Worth $5M, But The Hunt Is On Hiatus
April 03 2013 5:58 PM
African and American forces have suspended their operation to rout the LRA, just the U.S. offered a bounty of $5 million for Joseph Kony.