Andrew Levy's searching book adds to, and comments on, the considerable scholarship surrounding an widely read and widely challenged American classic.
Police registered an unrelated kidnapping case against Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi. He is believed to have been the operational chief of a group blamed for the deadly 2008 attack on Mumbai.
In 2014, metal still believes in traditions and keeps the faith, but recognizes that evolution is inevitable — with some of its defenders kicking and screaming.
In 2014, two monoliths of heavy music found a new way to be heavy, a Thai psych band made one of the most transcendent records of the year and three dudes in body paint channeled King Crimson.
Recent lawsuits have targeted affirmative action policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, but they also go after another admissions preference: letting in the children of alumni.
Philosopher Alva Noë explores ideas in a new book that suggests consciousness and self is best looked at by combining insight from Western science, Indian philosophy and contemplative practices.
The recently-elected majority whip in the House is explaining his appearance at a gathering of white supremacists. Scalise says when he spoke to the group, he had no knowledge of the ties.
The CIA released its most-read document of 2014: flights by U-2 spy planes. It says these secret planes, flying higher than anyone thought possible, were often mistaken for alien space ships.
"A lot of women would say Taylor Swift has the album of the year. I don't think they'd be wrong. Taylor Swift, like Drake — I don't want to like her, but yet, here I am."
Mike Lindstrom crafts steel string and classical guitars during his hours away from teaching third grade at Kyffin Elementary School in Golden, Colo.
Thirsty fans can now have beer delivered to their stadium seats by tweeting @beerme. The program is still being tested. At Sunday's game, only two sections of the stadium could use it.
An Indonesian navy spokesman told reporters a ship had recovered dozens of bodies. AirAsia said Indonesia had confirmed the wreckage was that of the Airbus carrying 162 people.