E-scooters are a controversial business. Don't expect Bird's driven founder, Travis VanderZanden, to apologize for his. The first 10 Birds descended on Santa Monica, California, in early September 2017.
The Voorhes Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth. On September 4, 2014,
WASHINGTON — President Trump and two members of his cabinet mounted an aggressive defense on Monday of his policy of separating children from their parents at the border in response to a growing outcry
Under banner of peace, U.S. opens embassy in Jerusalem. Sixty miles away, dozens of Palestinians are killed.
JERUSALEM — A joyous ceremony marked the inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, a largely symbolic step that nonetheless is of deep political significance, here and in the Palestinian
Cudjo Lewis told his story to Zora Neale Hurston, whose 1931 book Barracoon is now being published for the first time One longstanding feature of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature is the Cheltenham
In the 1980s, arcade games chugged quarters as players tried to reach new levels. Today, many video games let players at home spend a dollar — or much more — to open digital “loot boxes” that offer features
Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize win is a major milestone for hip-hop, a genre that celebrates its 45th birthday this August. It’s also a triumph that many, a mere decade ago, would have never predicted.
Today, Kanye West has been extremely active on Twitter. Among those tweets were messages of support for President Donald Trump. “You don’t have to agree with Trump, but the mob can’t make me not love he
By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet,
World KABUL, Afghanistan — Shamim Seyal should be a symbol of all that Afghanistan has achieved with the help of the U.S. Instead, the principal of a large school for girls is on the shifting frontline
Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships. Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always
On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s biographers ponder his refusal to bend his ego to his new office. In the days immediately after the election that shocked the world, POLITICO Magazine convened group
Free trade is something of a sacred cow in the economics profession. Moving towards it, rather slowly, has also been one of the dominant features of the post-World War Two global economy. Now there are
A lot of people assume that the rich live in mansions, take lavish vacations, and dine in fancy restaurants every night. Nothing could be further from the truth. A small percentage of the well-to-do may
I am nervous as I take my seat in front of the Head of Languages; it is GCSE choices evening and the school gym has been transformed, criss-crossed by rows of tables and chairs with eager parents and offspring
After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least-popular incoming president in at least four decades, but a majority of Americans
America’s national parks are facing multiple threats, despite being central to the frontier nation’s sense of itself Autumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the
Decades before the Nazis, thousands of men, women and children were exterminated on the direct orders of the leadership in Berlin One morning last summer, I was ushered into a little office in the Botswana