In a new interview with the Catholic News Service, Pope Francis provides his greatest tips for a happy life.
Last week, anonymous Twitter users @crushingbort and @blippoblappo assembled damning evidence that Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson had repeatedly plagiarized Wikipedia and other sources, forcing editor Ben Smith to fire him.
NBC has announced that Allison Williams will be playing the titular role in its upcoming production Peter Pan Live.
In his ongoing quest to prove he is Harry Potter no more, Daniel Radcliffe eschewed an invisibility cloak for a slightly more basic disguise at last weekend's Comic-Con convention.
When readers email me about the research behind relationships and sex the most common question is always the same: Where?
Turkey's deputy prime minister, Bülent Arinc, has some interesting advice for women: They should avoid laughing in public.
July 30, 1863: As the Civil War raged, President Abraham Lincoln issued his "eye-for-an-eye" order. It was described in the September issue of Harper's New Monthly Magazine (p.559) as follows: "The law of retaliation is formally announced by both the National and the Confederate authorities.
The rap against millennials is that they believe they're exceptional and ought to be treated that way.
The BLS' first measurement of Q2 GDP growth is out — and it brings two pleasant surprises. The economy expanded at a 4 percent annualized rate, significantly above the 3 percent rate that economists had expected.
Three of the defense contractors who built Israel's "Iron Dome," a shield that protects Israel from missiles, have been hacked by China, according to cybersecurity firm Cyber Engineering Services, Inc.
Did you know that technology is terrible and is destroying our minds? It's true. It must be true, because people keep saying it.
European governments have quietly paid al Qaeda between $125 million and $165 million in ransoms for kidnapping victims since 2008, including at least $66 million in the past year alone, according to a New York Times investigation.
A wildfire in Yosemite National Park grew on Tuesday, expanding to 3,060 acres and temporarily cutting off access to some of the California park.
1. Humanitarian crisis worsens in Gaza Israel continued its intensified bombing and shelling of Gaza on Wednesday, killing an estimated 40 people overnight and pushing the Gaza death toll to 1,270.
I have been convinced for a long while that renewable energy in general and solar energy in particular is on a pathway to becoming the world's dominant of energy.
Israeli tank shells killed 15 people at a U.N. school in the Jebaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip Wednesday morning.
Earlier this week, my colleague Damon Linker wrote a thoughtful essay on the nature of the culture war, distilling it down to how attitudes about sex changed radically over a very short period of time.
Last Sunday, there was a panel on Meet the Press that perfectly embodied everything that is wrong with NBC's faltering Sunday flagship.
Journalists are generally expected to adhere to some sort of code. For traditional news reporters, this may mean avoiding the appearance of being biased.
Paul Ryan, the perennial media darling and the Republican vice-presidential nominee in 2012, has released an anti-poverty plan that has been widely hailed by a group of conservative policy enthusiasts known as the reformicons.