The 19th-century alliance of crown and colonialist corporation exposed by Hardy’s Delaney foreshadows the sinister designs of today’s international capitalists The first direct train service from China
By Glenn Kessler Glenn Kessler The Fact Checker Email Bio Follow “One of things I talked with him [Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch] about is the standard which every other Supreme Court nominee has
A dive into the long history of the US government making promises to soldiers, then breaking them. Jackie Kilby, an archives technician at the National Archives, was parsing old letters to the US State
Malta’s picturesque capital has been used as the set of Gladiator, Troy and King’s Landing in Game of Thrones – but it is also riven by subterranean passages that go back to the legendary Knights of Malta.
Beng Mealea, an eerie jungle temple that invokes the earlier, less-discovered days of Angkor Wat, gives plenty of hope to the Indiana Jones in all of us. Siem Reap has become one of the world’s tourism
If history is a matter of dispute in the Middle East, so too is some of the archaeology underway to document and preserve remnants of that history. The Israeli military has an archaeology unit that is
Chase F. Robinson, a historian on Islam, author of "Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives," and president of the CUNY Graduate Center, explains the greatest misconception that people, specifically in the
Len Tadman remembers precisely the moment he heard. It was a cold February night and the nine o’clock news chimed on the family wireless set at home in Dulwich, south London. His mother was ironing. Len,
This liberal philosopher predicted Trump’s rise in 1998 — and he has another warning for the left. A prescient passage from a forgotten book made the rounds after Donald Trump’s election. It was plucked
If you’ve ever sat in an Arne Jacobsen egg chair, been beguiled by the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen, or enjoyed a piping hot aebleskiver at a county fair, you’ve had a taste of Danish culture.
Chocolate is known to be an aphrodisiac, and having sex while high can be a pretty incredible experience. So combining the two to create the ultimate sexual stimulant only makes sense. A group of high-end
(CNN) — Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz debated the future of health care in the US Tuesday night, and CNN's Reality Check Team vetted the claims. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across
On Jan. 27, president Donald Trump signed an executive order that placed a stay on refugees from seven Muslim majority countries. Entrance of refugees from Syria, however, will be banned for the next days.
In Pakistan's most violent city, the Virgin Mary from India brings together Hindus, Muslims, and Parsis
Karachi is the most violent city in Pakistan. A total of 1,046 deaths related to terror and militancy were reported there in 2016, and nearly 50% of the city’s young people want to leave Pakistan completely.
Image source: Getty Images. Marijuana had an incredible 2016, and the hope for pro-legalization enthusiasts is that momentum will continue to carry into 2017 and beyond. As it currently stands, just 21
The true story centers on explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who spent his life searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon. Writer/director James Gray’s adventure epic, The Lost City of Z, follows British
Senator Ted Cruz tables bill to ban Muslim Brotherhood, raising fears of a crackdown on Muslim civil society groups. US civil liberties groups have slammed plans by members of Congress to proscribe the
Syrian refugees have committed zero attacks in the United States. This weekend, Rudy Giuliani went on Fox News to explain why Donald Trump’s decision to bar Syrian refugees from U.S. shores and suspend