That wildly popular online New York Times dialect quiz illustrates, among other things, how rooted our word choices are in the environment we live in.
The summer trial date is significantly earlier than the 2015 date that two of the defendants’ attorneys had wanted. Obstruction of justice is among the charges.
Here are 10 top stories Americans followed in 2013, ranked by respondents to a Monitor/TIPP poll according to the percentage who said they followed the story very closely.
The lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday asked a federal judge for more time to prepare a case against the death penalty.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes overlooked US cities with the most job openings, philanthropy on the Internet, entrepreneurial efforts in Haiti, satirizing world leaders, and an Arab cartoon hero that empowers women.
It's not possible to stop a Bradley Manning or Edward Snowden. They reflect society's push for individualism, suspicion of authority, and digital transparency. Instead, the NSA, FBI, and others must embrace openness, and face greater oversight.