The New Yorker
6 thoughts about the state of the Democratic race
Democrats flocked to Minnesota this past weekend for the Democratic National Committee's summer meeting — a largely formulaic event notable largely for the kibitzing and complaining about the presidential candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton and the ...
Is there room for Joe Biden in this race?
Will VP Biden Enter US Presidential Fray?
Iowa poll: Sanders surges to within 7 points of Clinton
New York Times
Mount McKinley Will Again Be Called Denali
New York Times
President Obama announced on Sunday that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, restoring an Alaska Native name with deep cultural significance to the tallest mountain in North America. The move came on the eve of Mr. Obama's trip to Alaska, ...
Obama Renames Mt. McKinley 'Denali' Ahead of Alaska Trip
Obama to rename Mt. McKinley as Denali
Obama to rename tallest US peak in historic Alaska visit
Wall Street Journal
Oliver Sacks, Author and Neurologist, Dies at 82
Wall Street Journal
Oliver Sacks, a neurologist and the author of best-selling books that explored the links between the brain and human experience often through case studies of unusual conditions, died Sunday at the age of 82. The cause was cancer, said Kate Edgar, ...
Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain's Quirks
My letter from Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks Is Dead. And Medicine Has Lost Its Muse.
Man falls 40 feet to death at Atlanta baseball stadium
A 60-year-old man plunged headfirst to his death from the upper deck of a baseball stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, brushing past wires holding a protective net, according to police and witnesses. Gregory Murrey, of Alpharetta, Georgia, fell about 40 ...
Braves fan dies after falling from stands during game
Braves honor Greg Murrey
Braves fan's fatal fall the third at Turner Field since 2008
The Globe and Mail
What happened to Scott Walker?
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker surged into the top tier of the Republican presidential race with a fiery speech in the depths of winter in Iowa. But his candidacy has wilted in the heat of a summer dominated by Donald Trump, with loyalists and supporters ...
Build a US-Canada border wall? Scott Walker isn't ruling it out
Scott Walker, GOP presidential candidate, vows to 'unleash' U.S. military on ...
Scott Walker: Canada-US border wall worth considering
Mom of Suspect in Texas Deputy Darren Goforth's Killing Says He Was With Her
The mother of the suspect in the execution-style killing of Texas sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth said her son can't be the gunman because he was out shopping with her at the time. Shannon Jaruay Miles, 30, of Cypress, Texas, is charged with capital ...
After arrest in 'execution-style' shooting of Texas deputy, a search for a motive
Suspect in Houston officer shooting to appear in court Monday
Tarrant County Sheriff Laments How Times Have Changed For Law Enforcement
Photo gallery: Tropical Storm Erika's remnants bring rain to South Florida ...
People walk on the beach as a red and purple flag fly from a lifeguard station indicating a high surf hazard and dangerous marine life as the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika pass through South Florida, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Miami Beach. Lynne ...
Dominica declares disaster status, appeals for aid, after Erika leaves 20 dead
Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead
IS causes 'severe damage' to Palmyra's Temple of Bel
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has destroyed part of another temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say. The extent of the damage to the Temple of Bel is not clear but residents have described a large explosion. A ...
Activists: ISIL damages ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra
Ancient Temple of Bel in Syria bombed by ISIS
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel - monitors
Shark takes big bite out of surfer's board; surfer swims away unhurt
A shark attack. It's one of the known hazards of surfing -- as Mick Fanning's encounter showed -- but that doesn't make it less scary when it happens. Just ask Elinor Dempsey, who was surfing off the coast of Morro Bay, California, Saturday morning ...
Surfer uninjured after shark bites her board off California
SEE IT: California surfer escapes great white shark that took massive bite out ...
Shark Takes A Bite Out Of A Surfer's Board In Close Call
Jeb Bush jabs Donald Trump as 'not realistic' on immigration
Washington (CNN) On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush once again went after Donald Trump head on, taking aim at the front-runner's policy proposals for dealing with immigration. "He wants everyone deported, which would tear family ...
Republican Candidates Address Donald Trump and Volatility in Polls
GOP establishment plans Trump takedown
Jeb Bush admits that Donald Trump is a real candidate