Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
Losing Track of Time
A strange saga prompted by an Apple Watch design flaw.
Islamic University Creates Backlash in Italy
Giampiero Paladini wants to build an Islamic university in Italy. Is he an extremist, an idealist or a fraud?
ISIS’s Next Crusade: Italy
The makeshift caliphate says it’s targeting Rome. Should Italians have agita?
Photos: Barcelona's Police Target the City's Notorious Pickpockets
Barcelona’s pickpockets tend to work in teams, because they know undercover cops are hunting them.
From Mad to Worse
America is a very angry place. Brain reprogramming can help.
After a memo from the Treasury Department, banks and marijuana growers are out to make some leafy green
The Ghost Town That Wouldn’t Die
A newly discovered natural gas field may finally get the Turkish army out of Cyprus and open up one of the world’s most beautiful resorts
A Fashionable Turkey
A country known for little more than making copies is now a burgeoning scene for creative designers
Robbery on the Silk Road
Users may have been fleeced and vendors arrested, but the online illegal drug bazaar is hard to kill
The High Road
Decriminalizing pot doesn’t mean it mixes well with driving
One Size Fits Nobody
There are options for people who want to smart-phone without paying exorbitant rates; they’re just tough to sleuth out
Colorado’s Unsung Heroes
Wayne Shoemaker is one of thousands who came to the aid of flood victims earlier this month.
The Man Who Broke the Internet
With a widely watched video stunt, Jimmy Kimmel raked in the ratings. But some say the television host damaged YouTube’s credibility in the process.
Sex. Booze. Money.
A distiller with dreams goes into business with Playboy.
Arsenio Is Back
The millennials may not know him. But watch out: the adventurous television host returns.
A Penny Deferred
A radical new way to pay for college.
Let It Bee
The politicians who want to save America’s bees.
A woman takes the helm of Xbox. Misogyny ensues.
Can Colleges Be Prosecuted as Crack Houses?
Everyone knows drug use happens on campuses, but can administrators be held legally responsible for it?
The Conan Tour Begins
On the day he announced a stunning deal to move to TBS, Conan O'Brien began his new comedy tour. Can you guess his favorite punchline?
Internet Addiction Left My Brother Homeless
Internet addiction sounds like a punch line. But it ruined my brother's life.
Oregon Trial Spotlights Faith Healing Cases
An Oregon couple is the latest to be tried for prohibiting medical treatment for their sick child. A look at 'faith healing' in America.
Will New Craigslist Policy Curb Prostitution?
Under pressure, Craigslist is revamping its adult services ads. But critics wonder if the change will actually stop illicit activity.
Inside the Coverage of a Mayoral Sex Scandal
How an investigative reporter at a small Portland weekly scooped a nationally acclaimed daily paper on a sex scandal involving the city's mayor.
What Was Motive Behind Obama Effigy on Campus?
A week after an effigy of Barack Obama was found hanging on a small Oregon campus, the community is grappling to understand the motive.
Road Rage in Portland: Bikes, Cars Clash
A surge in bike ridership spurs a new kind of road rage
Fishing Boat Accidentally Severs Teen Surfer’s Arm
Everyone knew that the close proximity of surfers and fishing boats on a remote Oregon coast was bound to result in tragedy. Now that it's happened, competing factions debate how to prevent its recurrence.
Police Struggle to Explain Washed-Up Human Feet
A bizarre mystery baffles British Columbia.
Tonya Harding Book Claims She Was a Victim
The notorious figure skater now says she's not the monster portrayed in the media. But can anyone believe her latest story?
Pacific Coast Mystery: Who Killed the Sea Lions?
A salmon shortage. Dead mammals. Inside a maritime mystery.
Environment: A Salmon Shortage
Oregon's salmon-fishing industry seemed poised to recover—until now.
Sex Charges and a Facebook Frenzy
A Facebook group blasted unproven allegations of sexual assault across campus. Is what happened at an Oregon college rough justice--or reputation assassination?