Not all voices on the political right are dissing President Obama for his recent comments on marijuana use. Meanwhile, some on the left are taking issue with his characterization of pot's relative dangers.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is more popular than she's ever been – and might well clear the Democratic field, were she to officially enter the 2016 presidential race.
'Imagine' author Jonah Lehrer admitted in a statement that he made up remarks attributed to Bob Dylan.
The Jaipur Literary Festival has become Asia's biggest literary festival, and the fact that some of the biggest names in the book world attend highlights India's growing appetite for good reads.
Thomas Pynchon is the American author closest to top, but still considered a long shot with odds of 16 to 1.
The New Yorker's Sept. 11 coverage is a keeper, while the Globe and Mail's reporting from a Somalia famine victims' camp introduces you to one family's tragic trek toward safety. The Monitor explains how the US allegedly sent Libyan Al Qaeda suspects back to Tripoli, knowing they'd be tortured.
Donald Trump faces a backlash from those who see the “birther” movement as a new form of racism, which a new study seems to confirm. Trump has problems with conservatives too.