Cartoon View: Greed trumps grace
NASA researchers showcase an ultra-detailed composite portrait of one of space's farthest corners
The New Jersey governor got a huge ratings boost from his storm response, but that doesn't necessarily mean he'll be unstoppable in 2013
China's leaders are warning that the country, a reliable engine for the global economy in recent years, is facing "huge downward pressure"
A burly New York teacher is suing the city for the physical and emotional damage he allegedly endured at the hands of a 6-year-old student
A Spanish magazine's provocative cut-and-paste job enrages much of the internet — even as the artist insists that her intentions were innocent
The billion-user social network is very eager to get Americans back to work
The election results closely matched the data-guru's projections — the same forecasts conservatives consistently dismissed. Are they ready to eat crow?
The world's third-richest man argues for tax increases for the wealthiest Americans in a New York Times op-ed titled, "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich"
The authors of a medical study argue that doctors should have the last word in end-of-life cases involving children, because some parents hold out too long for a miracle
A Colorado college student could wind up behind bars for throwing glitter on Mitt Romney. Excessive punishment or a necessary deterrent?
A law enforcement program that gave assault rifles to suspected gunrunners went horribly wrong — and there's pressure for someone to take the fall
Scientists have long predicted that rising temperatures could lead to extreme weather conditions, including wildfires, droughts, freak storms, and more
Scientists are mystified by a softball-sized eyeball discovered on a Florida shoreline
The Obama and Romney campaigns are squaring off over foreign policy just as an increasingly belligerent North Korea reportedly prepares for a nuclear test
Apple's tinier tablet starts at $329 — a full $130 more than Amazon's Kindle Fire HD and Google's Nexus 7
Romney accuses Obama of dismantling welfare reform by offering states waivers on welfare-to-work requirements. Will the attack hurt Obama, or could it backfire?
- 31 TV shows to watch in 2014
- Why atheism doesn't have the upper hand over religion
- The world's dumbest idea: Taxing solar energy
- 14 wonderful words with no English equivalent
- He said he was leaving. She ignored him.
- Why would a young person today be religious?
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- Why we can't stop procrastinating, according to science
- How Captain America won over China
- Why I'm a pro-life liberal
Subscribe to the Week