Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins

07/10/2014 - 1:51am

    A wide majority of U.S. voters say black Americans who can’t get ahead should blame themselves for their troubles instead of racial discrimination.

    That’s one of the more startling findings from a recent Pew Research Center effort to bunch voters into categories of likeminded people. The study came out a...

06/05/2014 - 3:29am

    Edward Snowden is trying to set the record straight about what exactly he was doing before he blew the whistle on widespread government snooping.

    Back when he made headlines by sharing his revelations and opting to stay stuck in Russia rather than serving time in a U....

04/07/2014 - 2:29am

    There’s some good news about the news business for a change.

    The big headwound traditional media venues like newspapers and TV suffered with the advent of Internet ads is starting to heal. The bleeding has either stopped or slowed to a less-painful trickle for...

02/20/2014 - 2:53pm

    Now here’s a heads-they-win, tails-we-lose situation: Three of the contracts Arizona signed with private companies to house its prisoners require 100 percent occupancy.

    That’s right: If the state fails to send along enough jailbirds to fill all the beds,...

01/30/2014 - 10:00am

    Does getting tipsy make it easier for you to bear President Barack Obama ‘s State of the Union addresses?

    Try taking a sip of beer, wine, or a mixed drink every time he says the words “tax” or “taxpayer” this time around. It’s not...

01/23/2014 - 2:36am

    Hollywood covets action movies, especially the kind where our nation faces mortal danger.

    Sticking with a longstanding tradition, these flicks often feature alien invaders. Another common strain portrays terrorist networks seeking to destroy or take over our peace-...

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