Washington (CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump formally introduced his pick to lead the Defense Department Tuesday, as he brought his "thank you" tour to Fayetteville, North Carolina. "In order to succeed
The latest film from Harry Potter author Rowling’s wizarding world is a wonderfully enjoyable adventure featuring Eddie Redmayne as a “magizoologist” who stumbles into a dark magic adventure in New York
Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years. The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department.
Claudio Sanchez is the senior member of the NPR Ed team, with more than 25 years on the education beat. We asked him for his list of the top stories he'll be watching in 2016. Claudio Sanchez is the senior
There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising. When I first
JK Rowling, Hilary Mantel and other leading British arts figures sign a letter published in the Guardian that warns against cultural protests singling out Israel A galaxy of British artists and authors
Hawkeye Huey is 5 years old. He is also a photographer, with over 129,000 followers on Instagram. His father, Aaron, is a National Geographic photographer and during an 18 month period in 2014-15, they
Given that a 5-year-old doesn’t yet have much of a resume, we conducted an interview with the young photographer to gain a little sense of who he is and what he likes. The following Q & A was initiated
By October 1, 2015 Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don’t. But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we’ve all got devices in our pockets.
WASHINGTON — A van pulls up in front of Catholic Charities around 4 p.m. on a sticky afternoon. Strolling tourists and harried office workers spill down the sidewalk past a few of the city’s needy sitting
Francis may be the first pontiff from the New World, but heirs to St. Peter’s throne have long loomed large in the American imagination. When the chartered Alitalia jet known as “Shepherd One” touches
Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful. This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.
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Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”. Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now
After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter
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