Aug 1, 2014 — Folk-rock bands posing on hay bales. Metal bands in alleys with burning trash cans. Why are there so many tropes in press shots — and what are some of the secrets to getting them right?
Aug 1, 2014 — The truck was carrying two blindfolded giraffes on a busy highway. The journey captured the attention of drivers, but came to a tragic end.
Aug 1, 2014 — A report from a local Philadelphia TV station is re-igniting a debate and getting people all up in arms. (Or should we say, up in hands?)
Aug 1, 2014 — After relinquishing his majority leader post, Cantor, who was defeated in a stunning June primary upset, says he wants to make room for his successor to take over his Virginia seat in November.
Aug 1, 2014 — Writer Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.
Aug 1, 2014 — Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay was raised by the state. He talks about the empty space where his family should have been.
Aug 1, 2014 — Journalist Jennifer Senior says the goal of raising happy children is so elusive it has put modern, middle-class parents into a panic. She says there's no right way to parent.
Aug 1, 2014 — Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers.
Aug 1, 2014 — Also: Snowden's disclosures may have affected terrorists' behavior; a report says former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will resign soon; and the FAA is limiting U.S. flights over Iraq.
Aug 1, 2014 — The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the rate for July was little changed from June's 6.1 percent.