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BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — Police say a Maryland police officer who was shot by...
The Obama administration has hit its goal of accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees...
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Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday....
London police have made about 240 arrests at the Notting Hill Carnival as thousands of revelers turned out for one of Europe's largest street parties...
Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco...
Kyle Edmund has upset 13th-seeded Richard Gasquet in his U.S. Open debut...
New Jersey police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison leaders are chafing under a state-imposed tuition freeze and the football team didn't crack the Top 25 preseason rankings. But no school in the country throws a...
Joe Scarborough coined Trump 'Amnesty Don' and the moniker went viral on social media....
The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it turns out, was a terrible human being....

U.S.

Police say a Maryland police officer who was shot by sheriff's deputies during a standoff this spring has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound...
Authorities say a police officer who responded with other officers to a report of shots being fired in Raleigh, North Carolina, has been taken to a hospital with one other person...
The Princeton Review's 2017 edition of the "The Best 381 Colleges" says the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the nation's top party school, followed by West Virginia and the University of Illinois...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will meet its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees a month ahead of schedule, the White House said on Monday....

Crimes And Trials

As the number of cops drops, the crime rate goes up. In Baltimore, a city of 622,000 and the scene of riots last year and extended police trials following the death of Freddie Gray, the number of cops dropped 6.1...
An MIT/Harvard analysis of seven cash transfer trials found "no systematic evidence that cash transfer programs discourage work." The Brooks World ... Basic Incomes have been shown to lead to reductions in...
But the US embassy in Buenos Aires at the time knew otherwise: Argentina's military quickly eliminated the few hundred guerrillas who had been involved in lethal action, before they began to murder thousands of...
Following the coup attempt we started to prepare the dossier for the request to extradite over new crimes : The attempt to assassinate the president and to murder 241 people. Meanwhile we have requested Gülen's...

Defense

Richard Tomkins FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The first F-35 Lightning II fighter built for Japan has performed its maiden flight with a Lockheed Martin test pilot at the controls....
Geoff Ziezulewicz WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has received a $287 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for five C-130J Super Hercules aircraft....
Nikolai Litovkin, Russia Beyond the Headlines The fight against terrorism is becoming one of the Russian navy's priorities and unprecedented funds are being invested in new ships, bases and infrastructure....
Cities and states around the country that are considering a hike in their minimum wages to $15 an hour might want to take a look at how that’s working out in the nation’s capitol. Despite what we hear from...

Education

“GOP Hispanics: The Week Ahead | Education ” features RNC Hispanic Media Press Secretary Sofia Boza explaining Hillary Clinton's plan to take more educational choices out of the hands of parents while she...
With that in mind, we asked a variety of prominent voices in education —from policy makers and teachers to activists and parents—what their vision of a perfect school system would be. We asked them to look beyond...
From the days of Gutenberg, technology has been linked to education . Curriki and Sankoré use open source to bring high-quality education to people who need it, and otherwise cannot access it....
Private education , especially non-selective private education , will not buy good results. Statistically, his son would have been better off in a state school. It's pretty stupid to sue a school for not delivering...

Opinion

Does the internet add to patients' knowledge, or dangerously misinform them?...
The topic is everywhere in the news, but it has disappeared from college campuses....
It was greed for medals that led to systematic state-sponsored doping of athletes....
The candidate honed his comedy routine during the long primary season, but he’s having trouble playing the big room....

Politics

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing  subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here . China is allowing foreign technology companies to join a key government...
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough mocked Donald Trump on Monday for softening his position on immigration, one of the key tenets of his campaign. Taking a page out of the Republican presidential nominee's playbook, Scarborough...
The taping for the Comedy Central celebrity roast of Rob Lowe was filmed Sunday night in Los Angeles, and though Lowe may have been on the hot seat, the guests on stage directed all their venom...
Donald Trump fired off a spate of fiery tweets Monday morning that both bashed Hillary Clinton's "brainpower" while continuing to insist that crime in inner cities is "reaching record levels." Trump's tweets seemed to...

Religion

Speaking on the gospel and cultural engagement at a national conference sponsored by the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Russell Moore complained that politics has become a...
Pope Francis talks to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, second from left, and his wife Priscilla Chan during a meeting at the Vatican on August 29, 2016. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke is at far right. Photo courtesy of...
"They began to pray for all people regardless of their background or religion . I thought that those who pray without getting anything for it must be led by a higher force, and I tried to find out what it...
Well, historically, secular and religious intellectuals often engaged in helpful dialogue, and Alan Jacobs, a Baylor University scholar, suggests that religious intellectuals are the missing solvent in our fractious...

States

As Mr. Trump assumed an increasing role in his father’s business, the company’s practice of turning away potential black tenants was painstakingly documented....
A busy week of fund-raising for Hillary Clinton and multiple rallies for Donald J. Trump....
The union representing the employees, who had threatened to strike, sought a raise that would put their wages on par with workers employed directly by the state....
Statistics this year show Brooklyn is the most dangerous borough for cyclists, despite its bike-friendly reputation and high number of bicycling commuters....