On October 10th, North Korea supreme leader Kim Jung-Un will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the totalitarian state's Communist Party, which is also his family business.The parade is estimated to be the largest in the country's history.
One student is reportedly dead after a shooting happened at an apartment complex owned by Texas Southern University on Friday morning. "It's crazy," the school's associate vice-president of communications told the Los Angeles Times.
The next time you're frantically late for your JetBlue flight, take a moment, when your Uber pulls up at JFK's Terminal 5, to stop and smell the potato plants growing by the curb.
If New York City Police commissioner Bill Bratton catches you on the street mid-wake-and-bake, he will confiscate your joint and give you a stern lecture.
Last week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced his resignation, after nearly seven years in office where he advanced the cause of education reform and served as the subject of weirdly displaced anger from the teachers unions and their allies.
When pizza rat became the voice of a generation after he valiantly tried to save a slice of abandoned cheese pizza from a subway staircase before realizing it was too hard and ran away, hungry and alone, the internet had its requisite fun.
On Friday, the National Dialogue Quartet of Tunisia won the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in fostering democracy following the 2011 Jasmine Revolution, the country's term for its Arab Spring movement.
Cycles in presidential campaigns begin with hopeful conjecture, outright lies, blind tabloid items that can’t ever be proved or disproved.
Twenty-four hours after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced he was dropping out of the race to replace John Boehner, the only thing that is clear is that the House Speaker position is perhaps the least desired job in Washington. Given that Boehner recently said of his job, “Garbage men get ...
A deadly campus shooting at Northern Arizona University, in Flagstaff, took place at 1:20 a.m. Friday, local time.
Last month, the Pentagon was forced to admit that its $500 million program to train Syrian rebels had managed to create "four or five" fighters instead of the 5,400 they had expected to train. "Let's not kid ourselves," Senator Kelly Ayotte said at the congressional hearing where the confession took ...
In the immediate wake of John Boehner’s chaotic resignation as House speaker and Kevin McCarthy’s chaotic withdrawal as his presumptive successor, Republican hopes have quickly fixated on the prospect that Paul Ryan might save them.
The most recent campus mass shooting, at Umpqua Community College, has left many people, including President Obama, feeling a bit hopeless.
Tonight, the Mets will play their first postseason game since Carlos Beltran was memorably caught looking to end the 2006 NLCS.
Almost two years ago, then-mayoral-candidate Bill de Blasio promised to ban New York City's horse-and-buggies on the first day of his term, garnering the support of deep-pocketed animal-rights activists.
Why did Representative Kevin McCarthy abruptly bow out of the race to be speaker of the House on Thursday morning?
Another week, another jaw-dropping comment from Ben Carson. In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Thursday, the Republican presidential candidate (who is catching up to front-runner Donald Trump in the polls) suggested that gun control was partly to blame for the Holocaust.
Joe Biden "confidants" claim the vice president could make his decision about entering the 2016 race as soon as this weekend, but if you can't wait that long, here's another anonymous clue about his plans.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s last-minute decision to bow out from the competition to replace John Boehner as speaker has thrown a wrench into the gears of a GOP machine that was not very well oiled to begin with.
John Boehner's handpicked successor just quit the race for Speaker before a vote was even cast. Now that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has been forced out by tea party hardliners, some Republicans are crying in the Capitol cloak room, while others search frantically for a new leader to unite them.