Reading Time: 2 minutes The peculiar amphibian is somehow impervious to lethal levels of a jaundice-causing toxin — the pigment responsible for its green color.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Iranian and Israeli forces exchanged airstrikes just a day after the US pulled out of the 2015 multinational nuclear agreement. Could a full-blown war be stopped without US involvement?
Reading Time: 2 minutes That the most populous social media platform would dabble in the rapidly expanding sphere of online dating is not radical. But to unveil the new initiative just weeks after the company’s biggest data scandal seems like self-sabotage.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Mick Mulvaney’s confession to bank executives, along with his efforts to thwart the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, shows that the revolving door between Washington and Wall Street is operating as busily as it ever has.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fifty years on, the promise of the Fair Housing Act is largely unfulfilled: blacks and whites still predominantly live in different neighborhoods. Is it time for fair-housing advocates to go back to the drawing board?
Reading Time: 2 minutes In a disturbing maneuver, the Sinclair Broadcast Group enlisted local broadcasters to launch a coordinated attack on the mainstream media’s credibility.
Reading Time: 2 minutes As lawsuits pile up and stocks tumble, will Facebook finally start taking privacy issues seriously?
Reading Time: 3 minutes General Counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing Donald Trump’s business dealings and getting closer to the president’s friends who have Russian connections.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A British diver found himself swimming amid a cluster of trash so dense it could be mistaken for a seaweed colony.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The prospect of an indefinite tenure worries both detractors and supporters of President Xi Jinping, the man poised to become China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The latest school shooting in Parkland, FL, has prompted another round of fights over gun control measures. But a bipartisan readiness to end the sale of bump stocks is emerging.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Fourteen teenage students will never get to go to prom or attend college, but somehow this tragedy feels like just another chapter rather than a plot twist in America’s tortured narrative about guns.
Reading Time: 2 minutes SpaceX — the corporate brainchild of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk — sent a red Tesla Roadster into orbit on Tuesday. The successful solo flight of the world’s most powerful rocket ushered in a new space exploration era driven by the private sector.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In Britain, a thoroughly decent public figure makes an honest mistake, then bends over backwards to make amends. Imagine an American politician behaving this way.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The administration’s 30 percent tariff on solar panels deals a double blow to the environment and the economy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The US government shut down at midnight, but lawmakers from both parties will continue to earn their government paychecks by pointing fingers at each other.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A trio of Ukrainian oligarchs sought to make tens of millions from frozen assets stolen by former President Viktor Yanukovych.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The fate of tens of thousands of families hangs in the balance ahead of a crucial Department of Homeland Security decision Monday that could result in the mass deportation of legal immigrants.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Erie, Pennsylvania just experienced record snowfalls, while much of the US is in a deep freeze. Is this proof, as President Donald Trump exclaims, that global warming is a sham?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Pentagon’s newly disclosed UFO program discovered wondrous, strange and, perhaps, unexplainable sightings. But scientists argue that mystefying objects need not be interstellar in origin.