Pope Benedict XVI’s successor will have to address a number of problems, including the ongoing sex abuse scandal, the shortage of priests and the clash with American nuns.
Dozens of American companies are submitting a joint brief to the U.S. Supreme Court today, arguing that laws banning same-sex marriage put them at a competitive disadvantage.
New numbers show a spike in teens deaths from auto accidents. Overall numbers for highway deaths also increased last year, after years of decline.
President Obama’s Chief of Staff and former budget director Jack Lew is well on his way to becoming Treasury Secretary. Critics say he’ll keep the status quo on Wall Street.
Musician and “Queen of Kickstarter” Amanda Palmer gives a TED Talk today about her crowdsourcing efforts. Naturally, she prepared by crowdsourcing feedback.
Kelly Frey, the editor of Oklahoma’s big daily newspaper The Oklahoman, is from El Reno, Okla. and describes what it’s like to grow up in “tornado alley.”Comment | more »
Are home-based shelters really enough to hold back an F5 category tornado, which can have winds upwards of 300 miles per hour? And what about people who don’t have home-based shelters?3 Comments | more »
If you find yourself waxing nostalgic for the kind of 1970s investigative journalism that led to the Watergate hearings, you can now relive the chills and thrills of the Washington Post investigation.Comment | more »