Sports

  • Royals win postseason

    Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

    Royals make playoffs in epic, Wild Card win

    We throw around the word "epic" so casually that we have to dig deep into our thesaurus to accurately convey what happened at Missouri's Kauffman Stadium…

Politics

  • People wait for NYC Subway

    REUTERS/Keith Bedford

    The great American freakout

    Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that his country had uncovered a plot by ISIS sympathizers…

Family

Money

  • New York Stock Exchange floor

    CNN

    Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

    Will markets shake off the September slump as the new month begins?

    Here are five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

    1. Weak…

Education

  • University of California Berkeley

    Wikimedia Commons/Minesweeper

    Sex on campus: Only 'yes' means 'yes'

    Thousands of freshmen at the University of California-Berkeley swiped their student cards last week at the doors of Zellerbach Hall and filed into the dark…

Health

  • Texas Health Presbyterian

    Benjamin Ramirez/KDAF

    First US Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?

    In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if. A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United…

Weather

Technology

  • Computer user with mouse and keyboard

    iStock / DOConnell

    Could computers take over the boardroom?

    It's a common saying that one day all our jobs will be done by robots, but top executives may not have expected their position in the C-suite to be under…