US News Tumblelog

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>

Jun 23

And you thought YOU were having a bad Monday. How did this dog’s head get stuck here? Read>

And you thought YOU were having a bad Monday. How did this dog’s head get stuck here? Read>

Jun 19

Your Internet Provider Is Probably Lying To You -

An FCC report shows that while many U.S. Internet service providers increased performance between 2012 and 2013, not all of them delivered the speeds that they advertised.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: As more states tackle the topic of gay marriage, here’s a glance at another marriage-related battle that took place nearly 50 years ago.

This chart is from a June 1967 U.S. News & World Report article called “Now That Mixed Marriage Is Legal….”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: As more states tackle the topic of gay marriage, here’s a glance at another marriage-related battle that took place nearly 50 years ago.

This chart is from a June 1967 U.S. News & World Report article called “Now That Mixed Marriage Is Legal….”

Jun 18

Claritin or Zyrtec? Tylenol or Aleve? Carmex or ChapStick?

Drugstore choices are hard. 

Today, U.S. News Health, in collaboration with Pharmacy Times, launched the 2014-15 Top Recommended Health Products, a project designed to help you make decisions regarding over-the-counter products. Read>

Claritin or Zyrtec? Tylenol or Aleve? Carmex or ChapStick?

Drugstore choices are hard.

Today, U.S. News Health, in collaboration with Pharmacy Times, launched the 2014-15 Top Recommended Health Products, a project designed to help you make decisions regarding over-the-counter products. Read>

Jun 16

When Does A Facebook Rant Become A Legitimate Threat? -

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear the case of Anthony Elonis, a man sentenced to prison time for perceived threats made on Facebook.