Lava from Kilauea volcano was some 70 yards from the nearest house on Tuesday, but the big question on the Big Island was when the inevitable will happen. Officials have placed the area on an evacuation
Sir Nicholas Winton, a British man who saved 669 children from the Nazis, was awarded the highest civilian honour in the Czech Republic on Tuesday. Winton, now 105, was presented with the Order of the
Paul Krugman’s fear: “It’s by no means clear” whether democracy or plutocracy will prevail in America
Paul Krugman (Reuters/Anton Golubev) From Hong Kong to Texas, elites are revolting against democracy — and we don’t know who will win October 24, 2014 12:45pm (UTC) What do Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Leung
Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch this year’s travel budget until it oozes contentment. 1. Tunisia Low prices had just begun to lure travellers back to Tunisia, but
(CNN) — The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class. He dialed her cell. And she answered.
So, you've taken a look at the new iPhones and iPads and thought to yourself: "Nah, it's time to see if the grass really is greener on the other side." Well, good timing, because Google has published guide
Oscar de la Renta was a great man, and a great American designer. Over five decades he made fashion that was elegant, based on the tools of the trade that he learned in Spain at Balenciaga, and in Paris,
How the invisible hand of the clock powered the Industrial Revolution and sparked the Information Age. While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from
Apple Pay, Apple's answer to mobile payments, was finally released on Monday. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users will be able to use Apple Pay in stores once they upgrade to iOS 8.1. Apple Pay connects with your
The total national student loan debt is more than $1.2 trillion, the bulk of which – about $1 trillion – is owed by students to the federal government. According to a 2013 study, the average debt held
(AP/Reuters/Salon) It’s the Party of Fear’s turn this year, and that blows. But the cast of clowns in D.C. don’t really run the show October 18, 2014 4:00pm (UTC) A few weeks ago in this space, I brought
Speaking with National Public Radio a month after the standoff, BLM Director Neil Kornze promised the agency would work through the legal system. “I can’t say a lot because there’s an active investigation
The director of the FBI savaged tech companies for their recent embrace of end-to-end encryption and suggested rewriting laws to ensure law enforcement access to customer data in a speech on Thursday.
This would mean Android phone makers wouldn't be able to customize the software on their phones as much as they do today, and Google's Android partners don't seem to be on board with that idea. Android
Apple has chosen to focus on the iPad's camera abilities with the upcoming Air 2 (we wish they wouldn't) and apparently, finally snagged Flickr's attention. Yahoo's photo sharing service somehow managed