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As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.

As Scotland Eyes Independence, Poll Gives Edge To Leaving The U.K.The debate is far from over — and there's a chance it could continue far beyond the vote. For now, signs urging a "Yes" or a "No" vote on the question of leaving the U.K. are popping up at demonstrations and on buildings.

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam Title

Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open For 18th Grand Slam TitleWilliams' momentum in the tournament saw her not giving up a single set in a quest to take the last big title of 2014

As Cease-Fire Takes Hold, Big Question In Gaza Becomes What’s Next

As Cease-Fire Takes Hold, Big Question In Gaza Becomes What’s NextPalestinians, Israelis and the world started looking toward the future and began asking a tough question: What's next?

Russian Convoy Crosses Ukraine Border Despite Kiev’s Protests

Russian Convoy Crosses Ukraine Border Despite Kiev’s ProtestsAfter being halted at the border for more than a week, a Russian aid convoy is rumbling into eastern Ukraine without permission, prompting Kiev to label the move a "direct invasion" of sovereign territory.

Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs InThe U.S. Supreme Court has stepped in to block a federal appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia on Thursday.

Israel Shoots Down Drone As Clash With Hamas Continues

Israel Shoots Down Drone As Clash With Hamas ContinuesExchanges of rockets and airstrikes continue between Israel and militants in Gaza, one week after violence broke out in the area.

Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday

Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On TuesdayLegal marijuana sales are set to begin in Washington state as early as Tuesday after authorities began issuing retail licenses to stores.

Authors Take Opposite Sides On Hachette, Amazon Spat

Authors Take Opposite Sides On Hachette, Amazon SpatThis week two different sets of authors sent open letters to their "readers" urging them to take one side or the other in the ongoing controversy.

Purling In Anger: Arrest Breaks Up ‘Knit-In’ At Vermont Utility

Purling In Anger: Arrest Breaks Up ‘Knit-In’ At Vermont UtilityA "knit-in" was broken up in South Burlington on Wednesday, after five women who are unhappy with a Vermont Gas pipeline plan occupied the utility's waiting room — and occupied themselves by knitting.

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care Workers

Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care WorkersThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that some public employees cannot be required to contribute to unions.
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