Maybe we should treat ranting like smoking, by creating special areas where people can rage together.
In his first extensive comments about what his son did, Peter Lanza tells The New Yorker that “you can’t get any more evil.” Adam Lanza killed 20 children and 6 educators at a Connecticut school.
Recent rains have brought wet relief to parched sections of California. The state’s drought is far from over — but the fresh water is a welcome sight at reservoirs.
Also: Father of the Sandy Hook killer “searches for answers;” Northern California is rattled by quake, but no significant damage is reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to deflect the concerns of Western leaders. Meanwhile, fears grow about confrontations between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian groups.
The jet with 239 people on board disappeared early Saturday on a flight to Beijing. So far, a search in the sea between Malaysia and Vietnam hasn’t turned up any definitive sign.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take questions from South By Southwest attendees via videoconference Monday. A Kansas congressman wants SXSW to rescind the invitation.
The Kentucky Baptist Convention has found a surefire way for getting people through church doors: free guns. The church raffle events combine dinner, sermons and a Second Amendment message.
Private equity firms have been snapping up properties in many areas hit hard by the recession. Some analysts worry that those bulk purchases will leave middle-class buyers out in the cold.
It used to be parents worried that their kids were hanging out with the wrong crowd. Now they need to worry about hanging out with the wrong crowd on Instagram. But do online influences matter?
Too many poor Americans can’t find lawyers to help them take on challenges such as eviction, deportation, or domestic violence, a new report says.
Since the 1970s, hallucinogens have been classified as Schedule I drugs, indicating they have no medical use. But researchers say there are benefits and that work must continue.
A local official says he was detained and tortured by the Communist Party after being accused of taking bribes. The Associated Press reports these investigations occur without judicial oversight.
William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation’s culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the “Disneyland of food,” but Italians aren’t impressed.