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The Latest: White House hopefuls gather in New Hampshire

8:30 p.m. (EDT) Sen. Marco Rubio, a Spanish speaker whose parents came to the United States from Cuba, says English should be the country’s official ...

Washington auditor pleads not guilty to federal indictment

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has pleaded not guilty to charges that could ultimately force him from office but he is ...

Wagah

At the only checkpoint on the India-Pakistan border, a nightly ritual unites the citizens of long-adversarial countries The post Wagah appeared first on Aeon Magazine.

49ers local pro day set for Friday

All draft-eligible players from Stanford, San Jose State and Cal are eligible to attend the workout, as well prospects whose hometowns are in the 49ers’ ...

Sly and the Family Stone Prep 'Live at the Fillmore East' Set

Sly and the Family Stone will release a new four-disc set documenting their two-night, four-concert stand at New York City’s iconic Fillmore East in 1968. Live at ...

Obama bat protection decried as ploy to thwart oil and gas extraction, logging

A tiny brown bat known for its long ears is giving the creeps to those fearful of its potential to make jobs in the East ...

Günter Grass Takes On Facebook: “Someone Who Has 500 Friends, Has No Friends.”

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p4aWJ3c__8 Incisive social critic, novelist, poet, sculptor, and inspiration to such trenchant fabulists as John Irving and Salman Rushdie, German writer Günter Grass passed away ...

Jon Cryer Reprises Duckie's Pretty in Pink Dance with James Corden

The former Two and a Half Men star danced his heart out on Tuesday’s Late Late Show

Marshall Major II: Classy headphones with great sound for only $100

For roughly half a century, the Marshall amp stack has reigned as one of the most iconic pieces of rock and roll paraphernalia, forming a ...

Sefolosha: Cops caused season-ending injury

Sefolosha: Cops caused season-ending injury

Jerry Brown California drought water conservation rules spark Republican backlash

For California Gov. Jerry Brown to crack down on shower-taking and toilet-flushing to save precious quarts of water as millions of gallons flow into the ...

Eight VC firms, including Google Ventures, KPCB, Accel, Shasta, and Redpoint have opened or are opening offices in SF's South Park (Carmel DeAmicis/Re/code)

Carmel DeAmicis / Re/code:Eight VC firms, including Google Ventures, KPCB, Accel, Shasta, and Redpoint have opened or are opening offices in SF’s South Park  —  ...

Sardine population collapses, prompting ban on commercial fishing

The sardine population along the West Coast has collapsed due to changing ocean conditions and other factors, including allegations of overfishing, prompting regulators Monday to ...

Watch Charli XCX 'Drop That Kitty' at MTV Movie Awards

Charli XCX is never afraid of letting things get a little wild for her performances. Outfitted in a zebra-print jumpsuit, the pop star gave a sparkly, ...

How NSA Surveillance Was Birthed From The Pre 9/11 Drug War

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The now-discontinued operation, carried out by the DEA’s intelligence arm, was the government’s first known effort to ...

THRUSH: Campaign 'Collapsing Completely'…

Kirk Hammett: Metallica 'Maybe 30 Percent' Done With New Album

Lars Ulrich recently revealed that Metallica had entered the studio to begin work on their new album, and now Kirk Hammett has offered up an update on ...

Railroad chief at a crossroads

Critics point to lack of credentials for Obama’s acting appointee.

As Flash usage wanes, Internet archivists struggle to preserve Flash websites (Jason Koebler/Motherboard)

Jason Koebler / Motherboard:As Flash usage wanes, Internet archivists struggle to preserve Flash websites  —  Gone in a Flash: The Race to Save the Internet’s ...

Instant Replay: Curry, Warriors hold off pesky T'Wolves

Zach LaVine and the Timberwolves put up a fight, but Stephen Curry made sure there wasn’t an upset in Oakland Saturday night.

GOP: Clinton announcement won't blunt Benghazi probe

Trey Gowdy’s allies say he’s determined to keep the Benghazi Committee from becoming a 2016 battlefield.

Nokia considers sale of HERE maps business, worth about $2.1B, to focus on networks division (Bloomberg Business)

Bloomberg Business:Nokia considers sale of HERE maps business, worth about $2.1B, to focus on networks division  —  Nokia Weighs Sale of Maps Business to Focus ...

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmVcIhnvSx8 When it came to giving advice to writers, Kurt Vonnegut was never dull. He once tried to warn people away from using semicolons by ...

Man wanted in shooting of daughter's mother

by Bay City News A Sacramento man suspected of shooting the mother of his infant daughter to death Tuesday while they were inside a car ...

Alan Jackson Turns to 'Angels and Alcohol' for New Album

Alan Jackson is still in the middle of his Keepin’ It Country Tour, a 25-year anniversary trek that kicked off in early January, but he’s ...

Dell releases updated XPS-13 Developer Edition Linux ultrabook with 8GB RAM and optional 13.3-inch 3200×1800 touchscreen, priced from $949 to $1,849 (Lee Hutchinson/Ars Technica)

Lee Hutchinson / Ars Technica:Dell releases updated XPS-13 Developer Edition Linux ultrabook with 8GB RAM and optional 13.3-inch 3200×1800 touchscreen, priced from $949 to $1,849  ...

Inside THR's Most Powerful People in NY Media Bash With Katie Couric, Hilary Swank, Monica Lewinsky (Photos)

The Hollywood Reporter honored the New Yorkers and news programs driving the conversation in America and beyond at a swanky soiree at the Four Seasons ...

Pew: 71% of teens use Facebook, down from 77% in 2012, but still the most used social network (Kurt Wagner/Re/code)

Kurt Wagner / Re/code:Pew: 71% of teens use Facebook, down from 77% in 2012, but still the most used social network  —  What Teen Problem?  ...

A-Gon sets MLB mark with 5th homer in 3 games

A-Gon sets MLB mark with 5th homer in 3 games

San Mateo County making strides on transgender issues

by Brendan Bartholomew Sometimes the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is asked to enact laws to protect the rights of marginalized residents, but during ...

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