Lil B’s Hoop Life Mixtape, Featuring "Fuck KD", Has Arrived

A photo essay by Tonje Thilesen from last week's Moogfest in Asheville, North Carolina, featuring portraits of Holly Herndon, Janelle Monáe, Giorgio Moroder, Matthew Dear, YACHT, Egyptian Lover, Saul Williams, Nick

Dai-ichi Life in Talks to Buy Protective Life, Nikkei Says

preparing to buy probably exceed 500 billion yen ($4.9 billion) to expand in the U.S., Nikkei reported. Final talks on price and terms may lead to a deal within days that ranks as

‘Modern Family’ Covering Marriage Costs on Monday in NYC (Video)

Ahead of Mitchell and Cam's upcoming nuptials on Modern Family, the ABC sitcom is getting

The Church on Marriage and Family: Joining Battle

I confess that I was surprised by I do not dispute the facts on the ground. It is, after all, highly doubtful that the majority of those who bear the

US defends serf barter with Taliban, critics stir

— Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp

Democrats uncover incompatible styles in Maine primary

— Maine's 2nd District Democratic primary will present voters with a choice between the starkly different approaches of a polished dealmaker from the district's most populous county

New knowledge for GOP: No successor apparent

— Republicans show little enthusiasm for anyone as their top spokesman, let alone 2016 presidential candidate. Picking a leader is a new dilemma for modern Republicans. For decades,

Tax doubt looms over Illinois governor’s race

— The end of Illinois lawmakers' spring session leaves Gov. Pat Quinn pursuing re-election in a position he wasn't seeking: Without the money he says is necessary

Mississippi Senate competition tops Tuesday’s 8 primaries

— Strange, unsavory twists in Mississippi's Senate Republican race are grabbing the most attention of Tuesday's primary elections in eight states. Sen. Thad Cochran, seeking a seventh six-year term,

Security threats opposite Gov. John Kasich, preparation speak from Ed FitzGerald …

Here are the stories catching our attention today in the wide world of Ohio politics. Questions? Suggestions? Catch me in the comments section or on Twitter: The Kasich watch: Gov.