Japan investigating ISIS video that claims one hostage has been killed2.
Obama to cut India trip short to visit Saudi Arabia3.
'Mr. Cub' Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at age 834.
Bill Belichick addresses Deflategate, says Patriots 'followed the rules of the game to the letter'5.
'American Sniper' sets record for widest release of an R-rated movie
France's alienated Muslims
Is it possible to be both French and a Muslim? The terrorist attacks in Paris have given that question new urgency.
Chaos in the currency markets
Switzerland's central bank roiled the markets by abandoning its three-year cap on the value of the franc against the euro
Is this the year the media turns on Pope Francis?
The narrative surrounding the popular pontiff is poised for a big change
In defense of middle-out economics
Why the conservative obsession with finding the next Apple won't solve inequality
How Song One rises above lazy cliches
The indie drama connects by finding the joys in an individual moment
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How Obama can really help the middle class
His proposals will never survive Congress. But these four reforms could.