Tuition rates at public colleges skyrocketing

It used to be that students could attend a public institution and incur little to no debt. But as states cut funding and tuition rises, many scramble to cover the costs.

Visit to Amsterdam ensnares
high-value cybercrime target

Vladimir Drinkman, accused of taking part in several high-profile hacking incidents, will be extradited to the U.S. to stand trial.

Measles outbreak spreads
to New York state

An infected college student recently traveled across the state by train.

Hezbollah’s international operations chief was killed on a street in Damascus.

The U.S. and Israeli spy agencies used a bomb in the spare tire of a vehicle in Damascus to kill Imad Mughniyah in 2008, former officials say.

4 officers say unarmed man had
his hands up when police shot him

4 officers say unarmed man had <br>his hands up when police shot him

More than 11,000 Fairfax County documents were released, detailing the 2013 killing of John Geer.

How Mitt Romney decided against
a 2016 presidential campaign

How Mitt Romney decided against <br>a 2016 presidential campaign

Although he could have won the nomination, he would have been weakened for the general election.

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub, police say

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub, police say

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 21, was discovered by her husband and taken to a hospital near Atlanta.

If you’re buying a new television, be
careful what you do with the old one

If you’re buying a new television, be <br>careful what you do with the old one

Often placed on a dresser in a kid’s room, they tip over and hurt curious toddlers with surprising frequency.

Technology

Catch the Super Bowl online for free

Catch the Super Bowl online for free

NBC will stream pregame coverage, the actual game, the halftime show, and the latest episode of “The Blacklist” thrown in as a bonus.

Business

The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall

The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall

Instead of abandoning once-thriving suburban malls, owners are sinking millions into risky redevelopments

Diversions