US News Tumblelog

Jul 07

Is Abstinence Unhealthy? -

No sex is no fun — but when does abstinence become a hazard to your health? Read>

Jul 03

THROWBACK THURSDAY: This lead, originally published by U.S. News & World Report in October 1977, illustrates the rise of soccer as a mainstream sport in America.

For the latest images from the 2014 FIFA World Cup, click here.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: This lead, originally published by U.S. News & World Report in October 1977, illustrates the rise of soccer as a mainstream sport in America.

For the latest images from the 2014 FIFA World Cup, click here.

In July 1964, U.S. News & World Report made some bold predictions about what life would be like in 2014.

Some were a bit too imaginative. Others were right on the money. 

Read more>

In July 1964, U.S. News & World Report made some bold predictions about what life would be like in 2014.

Some were a bit too imaginative. Others were right on the money.

Read more>

Jul 02

In Oklahoma, a Bible-quoting state senator pushes for marijuana legalization. Read>

In Oklahoma, a Bible-quoting state senator pushes for marijuana legalization. Read>

Jun 30

White People Are Dying Faster Than They Can Be Replaced By More White People -

For the second year in a row, the number of non-Hispanic white deaths in 2013 outweighed the number of white births, signaling an increasingly older and diversified American public.

It is a trend that’s likely to continue for a while, as traditionally minority groups become the majority of the U.S. population. Read>

Jun 27

OK, smarty pants. How much do you ACTUALLY know about World Cup history? Take the quiz>

OK, smarty pants. How much do you ACTUALLY know about World Cup history? Take the quiz>

Hillary Clinton is well-positioned to take the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, if she wants it. But could she have a 47 percent problem?

Clinton has twice made comments about her and her husband’s personal wealth that might sound a tad insensitive to much of the country. Read>

Hillary Clinton is well-positioned to take the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, if she wants it. But could she have a 47 percent problem?

Clinton has twice made comments about her and her husband’s personal wealth that might sound a tad insensitive to much of the country. Read>

Jun 26

THROWBACK THURSDAY: This graph, originally published in 1967, illustrates the “skyrocketing” cost of an education.

Earlier this week, the  New York Federal Reserve released a study that claims the benefits of college still outweigh the ever-increasing cost.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: This graph, originally published in 1967, illustrates the “skyrocketing” cost of an education.

Earlier this week, the New York Federal Reserve released a study that claims the benefits of college still outweigh the ever-increasing cost.

Jun 25

50,000-Year-Old Poop Sheds Light on Early Human Diet -

Good thing Neanderthals forgot to flush.

The World Cup is the perfect place to break out that patriotic speedo.

For more photos of soccer’s biggest fans, click here.

The World Cup is the perfect place to break out that patriotic speedo.

For more photos of soccer’s biggest fans, click here.

Supreme Court Shields Cellphones From Warrantless Searches -

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that law enforcement must generally acquire a warrant before searching an arrested person’s cellphone.

Obama's Foreign Policy Is Waffling and Timid -

In his 35 years of commenting on national affairs, Mort Zuckerman has never been as concerned as he is today by the lack of a coherent foreign policy. Read>

Jun 24

Queen Elizabeth II visited the throne room on the set of HBO’s Game of Thrones. What do you think she’s thinking?

For more photos from today, click here.

Queen Elizabeth II visited the throne room on the set of HBO’s Game of Thrones. What do you think she’s thinking?

For more photos from today, click here.

Hillary Clinton has apparently worn out her welcome in the state where her husband served as governor. Read more>

Hillary Clinton has apparently worn out her welcome in the state where her husband served as governor. Read more>

U.S. News Travel recently launched its Best Vacations rankings.

Did you favorite spot make the list? Read>

U.S. News Travel recently launched its Best Vacations rankings.

Did you favorite spot make the list? Read>