The National Weather Service is warning, once again, that brutally cold weather is going to be spreading across much of the nation, from the upper Midwest down to the deep South and up through the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says that it is “not possible” for him to come back home to face charges, unless changes are made to the Whistleblower Protection Act.
“Violent protests in Ukraine have spread beyond the capital, Kiev,” the BBC writes, as President Viktor Yanukovych and three key opposition leaders meet.
Sherman’s “rant” as it quickly became known, did much more. It ignited another national discussion about race and the way many Americans react to young, strong African-American men who sometimes get loud.
It is a myth that “poor countries are doomed to stay poor” and by the year 2035, “there will be almost no poor countries left in the world,” Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates writes in his latest annual letter about the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and conditions in the nations where the foundation works.
Shortly after midnight, the newspaper says, people near the fighting received a text message that read: “Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance.”
Is there already one or more “black widow” in or near Sochi, Russia, who might be determined to set off a suicide bomb at the site of next month’s Winter Olympics?
The New Yorker has just dropped an extensive profile of President Obama by David Remnick, who wrote a major book on the president published in 2011.
A bill introduced in the Missouri Statehouse adds a firing squad as an option for carrying out the death penalty in the state.
The U.S. Supreme Court is delving into the technology-versus-privacy debate, agreeing to hear two cases that test whether police making an arrest may search cellphones without a warrant.