American officials say C.I.A. is helping arm opposition to the Syrian government.
Bosque fire is much larger than previously estimated.
Levi Chavez has his bond doubled and is jailed after a witness in his case said Chavez confronted him.
Another naked man in Florida lashes out with his teeth.
Wait, what’s that? Another naked man on drugs in Florida?
Just stop it, Florida, stop it.
Best-selling biography by notorious, conservative ex-journalist portrays President Obama as a socialist, Muslim political hack.
The death of “Life in Hell.”
African-American student who was physically thrown out of a bar in North Carolina is exposing that bar for being, well, extremely racist.
Man with 100-pound scrotum has to wear a hoodie over his junk.
Eh, people really ain’t that bad.
North Carolina’s constitutional amendment barring gay marriage (along with some legal rights for unmarried straight couples) passed by a wide margin.
A felon serving time in Texas for extortion threats at UNM in 1999 beat President Obama in the West Virginia Democratic primary. Among the victor's other resumé highlights: Federation of Super Heroes, 1976-1982.
Attorney to accused child molester/former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky asked for more time to get ready for the trial.
Tea party-backed candidate defeated one of the senate’s longest-serving members.
The Beastie Boys were nailed with a lawsuit just one day before Adam “MCA” Yauch’s cancer-related death.
Republican super-PAC fundraising soars beyond Democratic counterparts'.
The most recent bombing attempt by al-Qaeda against the U.S. was averted by a C.I.A. double agent.
Albuquerque teachers union representatives have “no confidence” in state Education Secretary Hanna Skandera.
Bernalillo County Commissioners voted to censure their scandal-plagued colleague Michael Wiener.
John Travolta's attorney says two legal suits alleging the actor committed sexual battery and harassment are bogus.
Coincidentally, on this day in 1950, L. Ron Hubbard published his Dianetics book which led to the launch of Scientology.
A warming planet could help spread tropical illness.
Researchers have begun documenting the impact of the massive Pacific Ocean “garbage patch” on underwater ecosystems.
Turns out plastic bags are disgusting in all kinds of ways!
Vote for the best animated T.V. theme.
"Alcohol doesn't make you behave badly, it just stops you from caring...."
Two major Beijing newspapers suddenly have a new "publisher:" the Propaganda Bureau.
There is no safer place to invest your money than print media, according to... The Onion.
Ten enduring myths about the U.S. space program.
New Mexico State Police cop caught copulating on car in front of canine has been fired.
Update on the New Mexico based Lone Ranger film shoot that is on hold.
Excellent Washington Post article about the recent exponential growth of JSOC, the United States' "secret army."
Berlusconi calls Italy "Shitaly." OK, he only said "shitty," but that's his cross to bear.
On this day in 1967 Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right.
Japan's prime minister quits.
Is the US West coast next for a massive tsunami? This geographer thinks so.
A history of gays in the military and some moving firsthand stories.
The fake puke industry. Didn't know there was one? Read this.
Mexican police launch drug raids from inside US borders.
In some African countries mosquitoes and malaria rates are falling mysteriously.
Syrian political cartoonist is badly beaten and left on the roadside.
Learn about Ireland's history through 100 important objects.
C.I.A. demands cuts in memoir by former F.B.I. agent, bringing up questions about who gets to tell the 9/11 story.
C'mon Irene—hurricane threatens toward New York as the city battens down.